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Denmark women's national football team

The Denmark women's national football team represents Denmark in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Danish Football Association (DBU).

Denmark
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) De Rød-Hvide (The Red and White)
Danish Dynamite
Association Danish Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Lars Søndergaard
Captain Pernille Harder
Most caps Katrine Pedersen (210)[1]
Top scorer Merete Pedersen (65)[2]
FIFA code DEN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 12 Steady (15 December 2017)
Highest 6 (March 2007)
Lowest 20 (June 2016)
First international
 Denmark 1–0 Sweden 
(Markusböle, Finland; 27 July 1974)
Biggest win
 Denmark 15–0 Georgia 
(Vejle, Denmark; 24 October 2009)
Biggest defeat
 United States 7–0 Denmark 
(Orlando, United States; 24 February 1995)
World Cup
Appearances 4 (first in 1991)
Best result Quarterfinals (1991, 1995)
European Championship
Appearances 9 (first in 1984)
Best result Runners-up (2017)

Contents

International recordEdit

FIFA Women's World CupEdit

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
  1991 Quarterfinals 4 1 1 2 7 6 +1
  1995 Quarterfinals 4 1 0 3 7 8 −1
  1999 Group stage 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7
  2003 Did not qualify
  2007 Group stage 3 1 0 2 4 4 0
  2011 Did not qualify
  2015 Did not qualify
  2019 To be determined
Total 4/7 14 3 1 10 19 26 −7
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Result Matches Wins Draws* Losses GF GA
  1996 Group stage 3 0 0 3 2 11
  2000 Did not qualify
  2004 Did not qualify
  2008 Did not qualify
  2012 Did not qualify
  2016 Did not qualify
Total 1/6 3 0 0 3 2 11

UEFA Women's ChampionshipEdit

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
1984 Semifinal 2 0 0 2 1 3
  1987 Did not qualify
  1989 Did not qualify
  1991 Third place 2 1 1 0 2 1
  1993 Third place 2 1 0 1 3 2
        1995 Did not qualify
    1997 Group stage 3 0 1 2 2 9
  2001 Semifinal 4 2 0 2 6 6
  2005 Group stage 3 1 1 1 4 4
  2009 Group stage 3 1 0 2 3 4
  2013 Semifinal 5 0 4 1 5 6
  2017 Runners-up 6 3 1 2 6 6
Total 9/12 30 9 8 13 32 41

Algarve CupEdit

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
1994 Fourth place 3 1 0 2 2 7
1995 Runners-up 4 3 0 1 12 3
1996 Fourth place 4 2 0 2 7 5
1997 Fourth place 4 2 1 1 6 4
1998 Runners-up 4 2 1 1 9 4
1999 Fourth place 4 1 2 1 8 5
2000 Sixth place 4 1 0 3 5 6
2001 Runners-up 4 2 0 2 8 5
2002 Sixth place 4 1 0 3 4 7
2003 Ninth place 4 1 1 2 2 5
2004 Seventh place 4 1 0 3 1 3
2005 Sixth place 4 1 0 3 6 9
2006 Ninth place 4 1 1 2 6 13
2007 Runners-up 4 2 0 2 5 5
2008 Runners-up 4 3 0 1 4 2
2009 Third place 4 3 0 1 5 2
2010 Fifth place 4 2 0 2 4 8
2011 Sixth place 4 1 0 3 2 4
2012 Fifth place 4 2 0 2 4 8
2013 Seventh place 4 1 2 1 3 2
2014 Sixth place 4 1 1 2 6 7
2015 Sixth place 4 1 1 2 7 10
2016 Seventh place 4 2 0 2 6 7
2017 Third place 4 2 1 1 13 3
2018 Tenth place 4 0 2 2 3 5
2019 To be determined
Total 24/24 95 41 11 45 123 134

Invitational trophiesEdit

World Cup (Old invitational event)Edit

  • 1970 : Champions (non-official competition)[4]
  • 1971 : Champions (non-official competition)[5]
  • 1982 : Runners-up (non-official competition)[6]
  • 1984 : Did not participate (non-official competition)[6]
  • 1985 : Third Place (non-official competition)[6]
  • 1986 : Did not participate (non-official competition)[6]
  • 1988 : Did not participate (non-official competition)[6]

European Championship (Unofficial events)Edit

  • 1969 : Runner-up (non-official competition)[7]
  • 1979 : Champions (non-official competition)[8]

Recent schedule and resultsEdit

2017Edit

The following is a list of matches in 2017

2018Edit

The following is a list of matches in 2018

  1. ^ Cancelled due to the ongoing dispute between the national team and DBU.

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were selected for the 2019 World Cup qualifiers against Ukraine   and Hungary   on 8 and 12 June 2018.[9]

Caps and goals as of 12 June 2018.[9]

Head coach: Lars Søndergaard

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Stina Lykke Petersen (1986-02-09) 9 February 1986 (age 32) 81 0   KoldingQ
16 1GK Naja Bahrenscheer (1996-09-03) 3 September 1996 (age 21) 2 0   BSF

2 2DF Mie Leth Jans (1994-02-06) 6 February 1994 (age 24) 26 0   Manchester City
3 2DF Janni Arnth Jensen (vice-captain) (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986 (age 31) 84 1   Linköpings FC
5 2DF Simone Boye Sørensen (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 26) 51 5   FC Rosengård
8 2DF Theresa Nielsen (1986-07-20) 20 July 1986 (age 31) 124 5   Seattle Reign
12 2DF Rikke Sevecke (1996-06-15) 15 June 1996 (age 22) 8 0   Brøndby IF
19 2DF Cecilie Sandvej (1990-06-13) 13 June 1990 (age 28) 34 1   1. FFC Frankfurt

4 3MF Maja Kildemoes (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 (age 21) 24 1   Linköpings FC
6 3MF Nanna Christiansen (1989-06-17) 17 June 1989 (age 29) 91 7   Brøndby IF
7 3MF Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen (1988-08-15) 15 August 1988 (age 29) 127 45   FC Rosengård
11 3MF Katrine Veje (1991-06-19) 19 June 1991 (age 27) 111 9   Montpellier HSC
14 3MF Karoline Smidt Nielsen (1994-05-12) 12 May 1994 (age 24) 24 5   Fortuna Hjørring
21 3MF Caroline Rask (1994-05-25) 25 May 1994 (age 24) 9 1   Fortuna Hjørring
23 3MF Karen Holmgaard (1999-01-28) 28 January 1999 (age 19) 6 0   Fortuna Hjørring

9 4FW Nadia Nadim (1988-01-02) 2 January 1988 (age 30) 81 27   Manchester City
10 4FW Pernille Harder (captain) (1992-11-15) 15 November 1992 (age 25) 101 53   VfL Wolfsburg
15 4FW Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24) 24 July 1995 (age 22) 38 1   Fortuna Hjørring

Recent call-upsEdit

The following list of active players were not called up for the latest match of the national team, but have been called up for an A-level match within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Maria Lindblad Christensen (1995-07-03) 3 July 1995 (age 22) 1 0   Fortuna Hjørring v.   Croatia; 24 October 2017INJ
GK Line Geltzer Johansen (1989-07-26) 26 July 1989 (age 28) 3 0   Avaldsnes IL v.   United States; 21 January 2018

DF Line Røddik Hansen (1988-01-31) 31 January 1988 (age 30) 132 13   FC Barcelona v.   Hungary; 19 September 2017INJ
DF Laura Frank (1998-08-03) 3 August 1998 (age 19) 2 0   Fortuna Hjørring 2018 Algarve Cup
DF Stine Ballisager Pedersen (1994-01-03) 3 January 1994 (age 24) 2 0   Vålerenga v.   United States; 21 January 2018
DF Luna Gevitz (1994-03-03) 3 March 1994 (age 24) 10 0   Fortuna Hjørring v.   Hungary; 19 September 2017INJ

MF Julie Trustrup Jensen (1994-04-06) 6 April 1994 (age 24) 21 0   Brøndby IF v.   Belgium; 28 November 2016INJ
MF Sofie Junge Pedersen (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 (age 26) 50 4   Levante UD 2018 Algarve Cup
MF Nicoline Sørensen (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 20) 17 2   Linköpings FC 2018 Algarve Cup
MF Line Sigvardsen Jensen (1991-08-23) 23 August 1991 (age 26) 66 2 Unattached UEFA Women's Euro 2017INJ
MF Sarah Dyrehauge Hansen (1996-09-14) 14 September 1996 (age 21) 9 2   Fortuna Hjørring v.   United States; 21 January 2018

FW Stine Larsen (1996-01-24) 24 January 1996 (age 22) 37 7   Brøndby IF v.   Ukraine; 9 April 2018INJ
FW Johanna Rasmussen (1983-07-02) 2 July 1983 (age 34) 152 41   Linköpings FC v.   Scotland; 23 January 2017INJ
FW Signe Bruun (1998-04-06) 6 April 1998 (age 20) 2 1   Fortuna Hjørring 2018 Algarve CupINJ
FW Caroline Møller (1998-12-19) 19 December 1998 (age 19) 0 0   Fortuna Hjørring v.   United States; 21 January 2018
  • INJ = Injured or recovering from surgery
  • PRE = Preliminary squad
  • RET = Retired from the national team

Previous squadsEdit

Player recordsEdit

Most appearancesEdit

As of 12 June 2018

Players listed in bold are still active at national level.[1][2]

# Name Denmark career Caps
1 Pedersen, KatrineKatrine Pedersen 1994–2013 210
2 Rasmussen, JohannaJohanna Rasmussen 2002–present 152
3 Pedersen, MereteMerete Pedersen 1993–2009 136
4 Røddik Hansen, LineLine Røddik Hansen 2006–present 132
5 Troelsgaard Nielsen, SanneSanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present 127
6 Nielsen, TheresaTheresa Nielsen 2008–present 124
7 Paaske-Sørensen, CathrineCathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010 121
8 Eggers Nielsen, Anne DotAnne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–2007 118
9 Veje, KatrineKatrine Veje 2009–present 111
10 Jensen, LeneLene Jensen 1996–2010 109

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 12 June 2018

Players listed in bold are still active at national level.[1][2]

# Player Denmark career Goals Caps Goals per game
1 Pedersen, MereteMerete Pedersen 1993–2009 65 136 0.47
2 Harder, PernillePernille Harder 2009–present 53 101 0.52
3 Krogh, GitteGitte Krogh 1994–2001 46 90 0.51
4 Troelsgaard Nielsen, SanneSanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present 45 127 0.35
5 Rasmussen, JohannaJohanna Rasmussen 2002–present 41 152 0.27
6 Jensen, HelleHelle Jensen 1987–1996 38 77 0.49
7 Paaske-Sørensen, CathrineCathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010 36 121 0.29
8 Nadim, NadiaNadia Nadim 2009–present 27 81 0.33
9 Jensen, LeneLene Jensen 1996–2010 26 109 0.23
Eggers Nielsen, Anne DotAnne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–2007 118 0.22

Coaching staffEdit

Role Name Start date
Head coach   Lars Søndergaard December 2017
Assistant coach   Katrine S. Pedersen September 2015
Assistant coach and talent identification   Lene Terp September 2016
Goalkeeper coach   Heidi Johansen 2015
Physiotherapist   Rikke Holm Brink June 2015

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit