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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 Increase 3 (1 September 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

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 friendly against   United States on 21 January 2018.[9]

Caps and goals as of 25 October 2017.[9]

Head coach: Lars Søndergaard

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Stina Lykke Petersen (1986-02-09) 9 February 1986 (age 31) 74 0   KoldingQ
22 1GK Line Geltzer Johansen (1989-07-26) 26 July 1989 (age 28) 3 0   Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC

3 2DF Janni Arnth Jensen (vice-captain) (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986 (age 31) 78 1   Linköpings FC
5 2DF Cecilie Sandvej (1990-06-13) 13 June 1990 (age 27) 31 1   1. FFC Frankfurt
8 2DF Theresa Nielsen (1986-07-20) 20 July 1986 (age 31) 117 4   Vålerenga
18 2DF Mie Leth Jans (1994-02-06) 6 February 1994 (age 23) 20 0   Manchester City
20 2DF Stine Ballisager Pedersen (1994-01-03) 3 January 1994 (age 24) 2 0   IK Skovbakken

4 3MF Maja Kildemoes (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 (age 21) 23 1   Linköpings FC
6 3MF Nanna Christiansen (1989-06-17) 17 June 1989 (age 28) 83 7   Brøndby IF
7 3MF Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen (1988-08-15) 15 August 1988 (age 29) 119 41   FC Rosengård
11 3MF Katrine Veje (1991-06-19) 19 June 1991 (age 26) 104 9   Montpellier HSC
13 3MF Sofie Junge Pedersen (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 (age 25) 47 4   Levante UD
14 3MF Nicoline Sørensen (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 20) 12 2   Linköpings FC
21 3MF Sarah Dyrehauge Hansen (1996-09-14) 14 September 1996 (age 21) 9 2   Fortuna Hjørring

9 4FW Nadia Nadim (1988-01-02) 2 January 1988 (age 30) 75 22   Portland Thorns
10 4FW Pernille Harder (captain) (1992-11-15) 15 November 1992 (age 25) 94 50   VfL Wolfsburg
12 4FW Stine Larsen (1996-01-24) 24 January 1996 (age 21) 31 7   Brøndby IF
15 4FW Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24) 24 July 1995 (age 22) 32 0   Fortuna Hjørring
17 4FW Signe Bruun (1998-04-06) 6 April 1998 (age 19) 1 1   Fortuna Hjørring
19 4FW Caroline Møller (1998-12-19) 19 December 1998 (age 19) 0 0   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

DF Line Røddik Hansen (1988-01-31) 31 January 1988 (age 29) 132 13   FC Barcelona v.   Hungary; 19 September 2017INJ
DF Simone Boye Sørensen (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 25) 47 4   FC Rosengård UEFA Women's Euro 2017INJ
DF Laura Frank (1998-08-03) 3 August 1998 (age 19) 0 0   Fortuna Hjørring v.   Hungary; 19 September 2017
DF Luna Gevitz (1994-03-03) 3 March 1994 (age 23) 10 0   Fortuna Hjørring v.   Hungary; 19 September 2017

MF Julie Trustrup Jensen (1994-04-06) 6 April 1994 (age 23) 21 0   Brøndby IF v.   Belgium; 28 November 2016INJ
MF Line Sigvardsen Jensen (1991-08-23) 23 August 1991 (age 26) 66 2   Washington Spirit UEFA Women's Euro 2017INJ

FW Camilla Kur Larsen (1989-04-03) 3 April 1989 (age 28) 10 0   Vålerenga v.   Finland; 11 April 2017
FW Johanna Rasmussen (1983-07-02) 2 July 1983 (age 34) 152 41   Linköpings FC v.   Scotland; 23 January 2017INJ
FW Lise Overgaard Munk (1989-05-26) 26 May 1989 (age 28) 37 5   1. FFC Frankfurt 2017 Algarve Cup
  • INJ = Injured or recovering from surgery
  • PRE = Preliminary squad
  • RET = Retired from the national team

Previous squadsEdit

Player recordsEdit

Most appearancesEdit

As of 25 October 2017

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 Paaske-Sørensen, CathrineCathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010 121
6 Troelsgaard Nielsen, SanneSanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present 119
7 Eggers Nielsen, Anne DotAnne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–2007 118
8 Nielsen, TheresaTheresa Nielsen 2008–present 117
9 Jensen, LeneLene Jensen 1996–2010 109
10 Gajhede Knudsen, MariannMariann Gajhede Knudsen 2003–2015 107

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 25 October 2017

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 50 94 0.53
3 Krogh, GitteGitte Krogh 1994–2001 46 90 0.51
4 Rasmussen, JohannaJohanna Rasmussen 2002–present 41 152 0.27
5 Troelsgaard Nielsen, SanneSanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present 41 119 0.34
6 Jensen, HelleHelle Jensen 1987–1996 38 77 0.49
7 Paaske-Sørensen, CathrineCathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010 36 121 0.29
8 Jensen, LeneLene Jensen 1996–2010 26 109 0.23
8 Eggers Nielsen, Anne DotAnne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–2007 26 118 0.22
9 Pape, MaikenMaiken Pape 2006–2010 23 48 0.47
10 Nadim, NadiaNadia Nadim 2009–present 22 75 0.29

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