- Niklas Andersen
Niklas Andersen Personal information Date of birth 4 August 1988 Place of birth Frankfurt am Main, West Germany Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Playing position Left back Club information Current club Free agent Youth career 1999–2001 Hamburger SV 2001–2003 Eintracht Frankfurt 2003–2005 FC Schalke 04 2005–2006 Rot-Weiß Essen Senior career* Years Team Apps† (Gls)† 2006–2008 Rot-Weiss Essen 26 (0) 2008–2011 Werder Bremen II 63 (2) 2008–2011 Werder Bremen 1 (0) National team‡ 2007– Germany U-20 2 (0) * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 July 2008
The defender played in the youth system of Hamburger SV, Eintracht Frankfurt and Schalke 04. He moved often, due to following his father and coach, Jørn Andersen. In 2005 gained a foothold in Rot-Weiss Essen's A youth team and was called up in the last season for the Regionalliga team. For the 2008–09 season Andersen moved to Bundesliga club Werder Bremen where he signed a contract running until 30 June 2012. Andersen made his debut for the Werder Bremen senior team on 13 May 2009. He was substituted on in the 77th minute for Frank Baumann in a 0–5 away win against Eintracht Frankfurt.
- ^ "Werder überrollt die Eintracht". Kicker.de. 13 May 2009. http://www.kicker.de/news/fussball/bundesliga/spieltag/spielpaarungsbericht/object/863694. Retrieved 13 May 2009.
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