Stephan Maigaard Andersen is a Danish professional football player, who plays as a goalkeeper forÉvian in the Ligue 1. Starting his career at the youth teams of Hvidovre IF, he moved youth setup of multiple Danish champions Brondby IF. Andersen made his senior debut for Hvidovre IF in the lower league Danish 1st Division, and was recognized as a big talent. Andersen moved to Akademisk Boldklub (AB) in the top-flight Danish Superliga championship in August 2002. He moved abroad to join English club Charlton Athletic in a DKK 8 million transfer deal in June 2004. In November 2006, Andersen signed a transfer deal to move back to Denmark to play for Superliga side Brondby IF at the start of the January 2007 transfer window. He helped Brondby win the 2008 Danish Cup, and was named 2008 Danish Goalkeeper of the Year. In August 2011 he joined former teammate Daniel Wass in Evian for a fee of DKK 2 million. His impressive statistics earned him the Danish under-21 Talent of the Year in 2003 and Danish Goalkeeper of the Year in 2008.