Siri Nordby

  • Date of birth : 04/08/1978
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Norway Norway
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Siri Nordby

Siri Nordby

Previous clubs: Øvrevoll BK, Tampa Bay Extreme.

National team: Norway

Domestic honours: Norwegian Women's League (3), Norwegian Women's Cup (3).

UEFA honours: 2005 UEFA European Women's EURO runner-up.

Which player most inspired you? All of my team-mates inspire me everyday, and they are the reason why I have continued to play football for so long.

Which coach most inspired you? I've had my brother as a coach pretty much my whole life, so I have to say him – Geir Nordby.

What was the best advice they gave you? To have fun, and always give your best effort, no matter what.

Best player you've played with? It is impossible to pick just one player. I've been lucky to play with a lot of good players throughout my career, both with my club team and the national team.

Toughest opponent? Turbine Potsdam.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? A great club that gave me the opportunity to grow as a footballer from a very young age.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Simply to have fun playing.

Last updated: 24/09/12 15.48CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Siri Nordby
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (age): 04/08/1978 (34)
  • Country: Norway

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (First qualifying round)
    09/08/05: Røa 1-4 Valur
  • National team: UEFA Women's EURO (Final tournament - Group stage)
    09/06/05: France 1-1 Norway

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Norway WOCO71

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 03/01/2013 21:22 CET