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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; 5 years ago (2013-12-12) as FC Rosengård Malmö
GroundMalmö IP, Malmö
Capacity7,600
ChairmanHåkan Wifvesson
Head CoachJonas Eidevall[1]
LeagueDamallsvenskan
20183rd

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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 23 July 2019.[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 Mie Leth Jans
3   DF Nathalie Björn
4   DF Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir
7   MF Ebba Wieder
8   MF Hanna Bennison
9   FW Anna Anvegård
10   MF Jelena Čanković
11   FW Lisa-Marie Utland
15   DF Jessica Samuelsson
No. Position Player
16   FW Hailie Mace
17   MF Caroline Seger (captain)
20   MF Johanna Rytting Kaneryd
22   FW Fiona Brown
23   DF Sofie Svava
32   GK Emma Lind
36   DF Edina Filekovic
44   DF Malin Levenstad
51   FW Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen

Former playersEdit

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

2019 transfersEdit

InEdit

No. Date Player Positions played Previous club Fee/notes Ref.
32 December 2018   Emma Lind GK   LB07 Signed on a two-year contract. [8]
2 January 2019   Mie Leth Jans DF   Manchester City
9 August 2019   Anna Anvegård FW   Växjö DFF
10 July 2019   Jelena Čanković MF   Växjö DFF
16 February 2019   Hailie Mace FW   Melbourne City Signed contract until summer 2019. [9]
15 March 2019   Jessica Samuelsson DF   Arsenal [10]
23 July 2019   Sofie Svava DF   Brøndby IF Signed contract until winter 2021. [11]

OutEdit

No. Date Player Positions played Destination club Fee/notes Ref.
31 July 2019   Anja Mittag FW   RB Leipzig
3 January 2019   Simone Boye Sørensen DF   Bayern Munich
5 December 2018   Celia Jiménez Delgado DF   Seattle Reign
10 July 2019   Nellie Lilja FW   LB07 On loan for the remainder of the season.
14 December 2018   Hanna Folkesson MF   Djurgårdens IF
26 November 2018   Linnea Svensson DF   KIF Örebro
32 December 2018   Josephine Frigge GK
46 December 2018   Ida Lyberg DF   Borgeby IF

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. ^ "OBOS Damallsvenskan". FC Rosengård. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Emma Lind klar för FCR". FC Rosengård. 17 December 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  9. ^ "U.S. WNT prospect Hailie Mace joins Swedish club FC Rosengård". 13 February 2019. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Jessica Samuelsson: Arsenal Women defender leaves to return to native Sweden". 27 March 2019. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Sofie Svava är klar för FC Rosengård". 1 July 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to FC Rosengård at Wikimedia Commons