2010–11 Danish Superliga

The 2010–11 Danish Superliga season was the 21st season of the Danish Superliga championship, which decides the Danish football championship. It began on 17 July 2010 with the previous season's silver medalists from Odense facing Esbjerg and ended on 29 May 2011 with six simultaneous matches.[5] F.C. Copenhagen secured the title when Odense lost 1-2 to Nordsjælland on 21 April 2011, for their ninth Danish championship.[6]

Danish Superliga
Season2010–11
ChampionsF.C. Copenhagen
RelegatedRanders FC, Esbjerg fB
Ch. LeagueFC Copenhagen
OB
Eur. LeagueBrøndby
Midtjylland
Nordsjælland (via dom. cup)
Matches played192
Goals scored520 (2.71 per match)
Top goalscorerDame N'Doye (25)
Biggest home winOB 6–0 AaB
Biggest away winRanders 0–4 Brøndby
Highest scoringMidtjylland 4–4 Lyngby
Longest winning run7 (F.C. Copenhagen)[1]
Longest unbeaten run19 (F.C. Copenhagen)[1]
Longest losing run4 (Esbjerg fB, SønderjyskE)[1]
Highest attendance28,387[2] (F.C. Copenhagen v Brøndby IF)[3]
Lowest attendance1,017[2] (FC Nordsjælland v SønderjyskE at Parken)[4]
Average attendance7,049

Twelve teams were taking part in the tournament, facing each other three times for 33 matches total.

For the first time since the 1999–2000 Danish Superliga, the top two teams entered the qualification for the UEFA Champions League.

TeamsEdit

The top ten teams from the last season' Superliga and the top two teams from the last season's First Division participated.

Club Finishing position
last season
First season in
top division
First season of
current spell in
top division
AaB 5th 1928–29 1987
AC Horsens 1st in 1st Division 1929–30 2010–11
Brøndby 3rd 1982 1982
Copenhagen 1st 1992–93 1992–93
Esbjerg 4th 1928–29 2001–02
Midtjylland 6th 2000–01 2000–01
Nordsjælland 7th 2002–03 2002–03
Lyngby 2nd in 1st Division 1980 2010–11
OB 2nd 1927–28 1999–2000
Randers 10th 1941–42 2006–07
Silkeborg 8th 1988 2009–10
SønderjyskE 9th 2000–01 2008–09

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Copenhagen (C) 33 25 6 2 77 29 +48 81 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
2 OB 33 16 7 10 55 41 +14 55
3 Brøndby 33 13 12 8 52 39 +13 51 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
4 Midtjylland 33 13 10 10 50 42 +8 49 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
5 Silkeborg IF 33 10 13 10 43 49 −6 43
6 Nordsjælland 33 10 9 14 38 50 −12 39 Qualification to Europa League play-off round[a]
7 SønderjyskE 33 11 6 16 32 46 −14 39
8 Lyngby Boldklub 33 10 8 15 42 52 −10 38
9 Horsens 33 9 10 14 29 40 −11 37
10 AaB 33 8 11 14 38 48 −10 35
11 Randers FC (R) 33 6 16 11 41 48 −7 34 Relegation to Danish 1st Division
12 Esbjerg fB (R) 33 7 12 14 36 49 −13 33
Source: Danish Football Association
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Nordsjælland won the 2010–11 Danish Cup competition and therefore qualified for the play-off round of the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League.

ResultsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Correct as of 19 May 2011[7]

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Dame N'Doye F.C. Copenhagen 25
2   César Santin F.C. Copenhagen 17
3   Peter Utaka OB 13
4   Kim Aabech Lyngby Boldklub 12
  Hans Henrik Andreasen OB
6   Michael Krohn-Dehli Brøndby IF 11
7   Mikkel Thygesen FC Midtjylland 8
  Frank Kristensen FC Midtjylland/Randers FC
9   Matti Lund Nielsen FC Nordsjælland 7
  Martin Vingaard F.C. Copenhagen
  Nicolaj Agger Brøndby IF
  Kenneth Fabricius SønderjyskE

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Replaced by Date of appointment Position in table
Odense Boldklub   Lars Olsen Sacked 14 September 2010[8]   Uffe Pedersen (caretaker) 14 September 2010[9] 4th
AaB   Magnus Pehrsson Sacked 11 October 2010[10]   Kent Nielsen 11 October 2010[11] 12th
Odense Boldklub   Uffe Pedersen End of tenure as caretaker 7 November 2010   Henrik Clausen 7 November 2010[12] 3rd
Esbjerg fB   Ove Pedersen Resigned 14 March 2011[13]   Jess Thorup 14 March 2011[14] 11th
FC Midtjylland   Allan Kuhn Resigned 15 April 2011[15]   Glen Riddersholm 15 April 2011[16] 4th
Randers FC   Ove Christensen Sacked 26 April 2011[17]   Peter Elstrup (caretaker) 26 April 2011[18] 10th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Serier, 2010/2011". superstats.dk (in Danish). SuperStats. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Tilskuere, runde for runde, 2010/2011". superstats.dk. SuperStats. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  3. ^ "FC København 3 - 1 Brøndby IF". superstats.dk. SuperStats. Retrieved 5 April 2011.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "FC Nordsjælland 1 - 1 SønderjyskE". superstats.dk. SuperStats. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  5. ^ Complete schedule at dbu.dk
  6. ^ Bruun, Peter. "København claim ninth Danish title". uefa.com. UEFA. Retrieved 21 April 2011.
  7. ^ "Topscorerliste". dbu.dk. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
  8. ^ Houlind, Søren (2010-09-14). "Brink, Lars O. og Viggo J. færdige i OB" (in Danish). bold.dk. Archived from the original on 17 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-14.
  9. ^ Houlind, Søren (2010-10-12). "Uffe P. fortsætter året ud" (in Danish). bold.dk. Archived from the original on 15 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-12.
  10. ^ Helmin, Jesper (2010-10-11). "AaB fyrer Magnus Pehrsson" (in Danish). bold.dk. Archived from the original on 13 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-11.
  11. ^ Blond, Mikael (2010-10-11). "Kent Nielsen ny cheftræner i AaB" (in Danish). bold.dk. Archived from the original on 15 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-11.
  12. ^ Akbal, Ejder (2010-11-07). "OB's Henrik Clausen overtager trænerposten" (in Danish). bold.dk. Archived from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-17.
  13. ^ Houlind, Søren (2011-03-14). "Ove P. stopper i Esbjerg" (in Danish). bold.dk. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
  14. ^ Helmin, Jesper (2011-03-14). "Thorup: Har en anden tilgang" (in Danish). bold.dk. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
  15. ^ Helmin, Jesper (2011-04-15). "Kuhn stopper i FC Midtjylland" (in Danish). bold.dk. Retrieved 2011-04-15.
  16. ^ Houlind, Søren (2011-05-18). "Riddersholm permanent løsning i FCM" (in Danish). bold.dk. Retrieved 2011-05-18.
  17. ^ Helmin, Jesper (2011-04-26). "Ove C. fyret i Randers" (in Danish). bold.dk. Retrieved 2011-04-26.
  18. ^ Helmin, Jesper (2011-04-26). "Elstrup chef - Kuhn assistent i Randers" (in Danish). bold.dk. Retrieved 2011-04-26.