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FC Rosengård, formerly Malmö FF Dam (1970–2007) and LdB FC Malmö (2007–2013), is a professional football club based in Malmö, Scania, Sweden. The team was established as Malmö FF Dam in 1970 and has played a total of 35 seasons in the women's premier division,[2] of which 7 in the Division 1 (until 1987) and 28 in the Damallsvenskan (since its formation in 1988). The team has won the league a record ten times, the latest in 2015. As of the end of the 2015 season, the club ranks first in the overall Damallsvenskan table.[3] FC Rosengård play their home games at Malmö IP in Malmö. The club it merged with, FC Rosengård 1917, has both men's and women's teams.[4]

FC Rosengård
FC Rosengård logo.svg
Full nameFotboll Club Rosengård
Founded7 September 1970; 48 years ago (1970-09-07) as Malmö FF Dam
12 December 2013; 4 years ago (2013-12-12) as FC Rosengård Malmö
GroundMalmö IP, Malmö
Capacity7,600
ChairmanHåkan Wifvesson
Head CoachJonas Eidevall[1]
LeagueDamallsvenskan
20172nd

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HistoryEdit

On 7 September 1970 the board of Malmö FF took the decision to start a women's team as part of the main club. The team was called Malmö FF Dam – the word dam meaning lady – to distinguish the team from the men's division of the same club.

In 1986 the club won the Swedish Women's Football Division 1 for the first time. The Division 1 was Sweden's highest division until 1988 when the Damallsvenskan was formed. It took three seasons for the club to win the newly formed Damallsvenskan in 1990 and more success followed in 1991, 1993 and 1994. Malmö FF Dam would then finish as runners-up for seven consecutive seasons (from 1996 to 2002).

In April 2007, Malmö FF Dam started a rebranding of the team, including a new team name, jerseys, and logo. The team was renamed LdB FC Malmö on 11 April 2007. This meant that the club fully withdrew from Malmö FF and became a club of its own. The change of name was related to a 24 million SEK sponsorship deal with Swedish skincare firm Hardford; whose leading brand Lait de Beauté (lit. beauty milk) became the name of the club.[5]

Under the LdB FC Malmö name, the club won the Damallsvenskan championship in 2010, which qualified them for the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League. A successful title defense campaign followed in the 2011 season. In the final match of the 2012 season they suffered a home defeat (0–1) to Tyresö FF, the result meant Tyresö FF were champions due to better goal difference.[6] In 2013, they clinched the title once again, with a (2–3) win away against Tyresö FF being the turning point of the season.

In October 2013, LdB FC Malmö merged with FC Rosengård 1917, adopting the name of the latter.[4] The Damallsvenskan title wins of 2014 and 2015 added to the 2013 title (as LdB FC Malmö), made the club three times in a row title winners for the first time in its history.

SquadEdit

 
FCR's Nilla Fischer (centre) in July 2011
 
FCR team in August 2015
As of January 2018[7]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Zećira Mušović
2   DF Nathalie Björn
3   DF Simone Boye Sørensen
4   DF Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir
  DF Celia Jimenez Delgado
7   MF Ebba Wieder
8   FW Lotta Schelin
10   MF Nellie Lilja
11   FW Lisa-Marie Utland
14   MF Hanna Folkesson
17   MF Caroline Seger (captain)
19   MF Iva Landeka
No. Position Player
20   MF Johanna Rytting Kaneryd
22   MF Fiona Brown
26   DF Linnea Svensson
30   GK Josephine Frigge
31   FW Anja Mittag
32   GK Olivia Elofsson
36   DF Edina Filekovic
46   DF Ida Lyberg
51   FW Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen
53   MF Johanna Barth

Former playersEdit

For details of current and former players, see Category:FC Rosengård players.

2018 transfersEdit

InEdit

No. Date Player Positions played Previous club Fee/notes Ref.
30 February 2018   Josephine Frigge GK   Borgeby FK Signed on a one-year contract. [8]
10 January 2018   Nellie Lilja MF   LB07 Signed on a two-year contract. [9]
11 January 2018   Lisa-Marie Utland FW   Røa IL Signed on a two-year contract. [10]
20 January 2018   Johanna Rytting Kaneryd MF   Djurgårdens IF Signed on a two-year contract. [11]
22 January 2018   Fiona Brown MF/FW   Eskilstuna United Signed on a two-year contract. [12]

OutEdit

No. Date Player Positions played Destination club Fee/notes Ref.
2 November 2017   Erin McLeod GK   USV Jena
5 July 2018   Ali Riley DF   Chelsea
6 November 2017   Anita Asante DF   Chelsea
13 November 2017   Sophie Sundqvist FW   Brøndby IF
16 November 2017   Lina Nilsson DF Retired
23 November 2017   Jenna Hellstrom FW   Djurgårdens IF
30 November 2017   Ella Masar MF   VfL Wolfsburg
32 July 2018   Olivia Elofsson DF

AchievementsEdit

Note: Achievements of Malmö FF Dam, LdB FC Malmö and FC Rosengård are all counted here

DomesticEdit

LeagueEdit

CupsEdit

Record in UEFA competitionsEdit

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Rosengård Malmö's goal tally first.

Competition Round Club Away Home Aggregate
2003–2004 Second qualifying round   Jakobstad–Pietarsaari 3–0
  Maccabi Holon 6–1
  Legenda Chernihiv (Host) 3–0
Quarter-final   Kolbotn 0–1 2–0 f 2–1
Semi-final   Frankfurt 1–4 0–0 f 1–4
2011–2012 Round of 32   Tavagnacco 1–2 f 5–0 6–2
Round of 16   Neulengbach 3–1 f 1–0 4–1
Quarter-final   Frankfurt 0–3 1–0 f 1–3
2012–2013 Round of 32   MTK Budapest 4–0 f 6–1 10–1
Round of 16   Verona 2–0 1–0 f 3–0
Quarter-final   Olympique Lyon 0–5 f 0–3 0–8
2013–2014 Round of 32   Lillestrøm 3–1 f 5–0 8–1
Round of 16   Wolfsburg 1–3 1–2 f 2–5
2014–2015 Round of 32   Ryazan 3–1 f 2–0 5–1
Round of 16   Fortuna Hjørring 2–0 2–1 f 4–1
Quarter-final   Wolfsburg 1–1 f 3–3 4–4 (agr)
2015–2016 Round of 32   Vantaa 2–0 f 7–0 9–0
Round of 16   Verona 3–1 f 5–1 8–2
Quarter-final   Frankfurt 1–0 a.e.t. (4p–5p) 0–1 f 1–1
2016–2017 Round of 32   Breiðablik Kópavogur 1–0 f 0–0 1–0
Round of 16   Slavia Prague 3–1 f 3–0 6–1
Quarter-final   FC Barcelona 0–2 0–1 f 0–3
2017–2018 Round of 32   Olimpia Cluj-Napoca 1–0 f 4–0 5–0
Round of 16   Chelsea 0–3 f 0–1 0–4
2018–2019 Round of 32   Ryazan 1–0 f 2–0 3–0
Round of 16   Slavia Prague X–X 2–3 f X–X

f First leg.

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Magnus Ericsson (31 October 2017). "Jonas Eidevall tillbaka i FCR". fcrosengard.se (in Swedish). FC Rosengård. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Women's Top Division All Time Table". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association (SvFF). Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Damallsvenskan All Time Table". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association (SvFF). Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  4. ^ a b "LDB blir FC Rosengård". sydsvenskan.se (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan. 9 October 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  5. ^ "MFF dam byter namn till LDB Football Club". sydsvenskan.se (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  6. ^ "Damallsvenskan 2012 Table and Results". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association (SvFF). Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  7. ^ Truppen: FC Rosengårds Dam FC Rosengård
  8. ^ "Josephine Frigge klar för FC Rosengård". FC Rosengård. 27 February 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Nellie Lilja klar för FC Rosengård". FC Rosengård. 6 November 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  10. ^ "Lisa-Marie Utland klar för FC Rosengård". FC Rosengård. 16 November 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Johanna Rytting Kaneryd klar för FC Rosengård". FC Rosengård. 2 November 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Fiona Brown klar för FC Rosengård". FC Rosengård. 21 November 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to FC Rosengård at Wikimedia Commons