Fortuna Hjørring

Fortuna Hjørring is a women's association football team from Hjørring, Denmark. The club was formed in 1966 and play in green and white. Their biggest achievement in European football was reaching the 2002–03 UEFA Women's Cup final where they ultimately lost 1–7 on aggregate to Umeå IK. They are one of the two most successful clubs in Danish women's football, with among 11 titles.[1][2]

Fortuna Hjørring
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Full nameFortuna Hjørring
Founded28 October 1966; 55 years ago (1966-10-28)
GroundNord Energi Stadion
Capacity10,000
ChairmanBirgit Christensen
Head coachBrian Sørensen
LeagueElitedivisionen
2020-213rd
WebsiteClub website

The next try at a European Cup came in 2009–10 with the newly created UEFA Women's Champions League. In the round of 32 they defeated Italians Bardolino but then lost the round of 16 to eventual finalist Lyon. In the 2016–17 season they reached their best result since the final in 2003, when they made it to the quarter-finals which they lost 0–2 on aggregate to Manchester City.

HonoursEdit

  • UEFA Women's Cup
    • Runner-up: 2003
  • Danish League (11)
    • Champion: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020
  • Danish Cup (9)
    • Champion: 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2016, 2019
  • Danish Indoor Cup (4)
    • Champion: 1994, 1997, 1999, 2001

Competition recordEdit

Season Division Position Danish Cup Ch. League
2003–04 1 02 / 08 ?
2004–05 1 02 / 08 Finalist
2005–06 1 02 / 08 Champion
2006–07 1 02 / 08 Finalist
2007–08 1 02 / 10 Champion
2008–09 1 01 / 10 Finalist
2009–10 1 01 / 10 Semifinals Round of 16
2010–11 1 02 / 10 Finalist Round of 16
2011–12 1 02 / 10 Semifinals Round of 16
2012–13 1 02 / 10 Finalist Round of 16
2013–14 1 01 / 8 Semifinals Round of 16
2014–15 1 02 / 10 Finalist Round of 16
2015–16 1 01 / 8 Champion Round of 16
2016–17 1 02 / 10 Semifinals Quarter-final
2017–18 1 Champion Quarterfinals Round of 32
2018-19 1 02 / 8 Champion Round of 32
2019-20 1 Champion Semifinals Round of 16
2020-21 3 03 / 8 Quarterfinals Round of 16

Record in UEFA competitionsEdit

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

Competition Round Club Away Home Aggregate
2002–2003 Second qualifying round   Codru Anenii Noi 5–0
  Breiðablik Kópavogur 9–0
  Bobruichanka Bobruisk (Host) 3–0
Quarter-final   Trondheim 2–2 a 1–0 3–2
Semi-final   Arsenal 5–1 3–1 a 8–2
Final   Umeå 1–4 a 0–3 1–7
2009–2010 Round of 32   Verona 1–2 4–0 a 5–2
Round of 16   Lyon 0–5 0–1 a 0–6
2010–2011 Round of 32   Verona 6–1 8–0 a 14–1
Round of 16   Duisburg 2–4 a 0–3 2–7
2011–2012 Round of 32   Young Boys 3–0 a 2–1 5–1
Round of 16   Kopparbergs/Göteborg 2–3 0–1 a 2–4
2012–2013 Round of 32   Glasgow City 2–1 a 0–0 2–1
Round of 16   Kopparbergs/Göteborg 2–3 1–1 a 3–4
2013–2014 Round of 32   Tavagnacco 2–3 a 2–0 4–3
Round of 16   Tyresö 0–4 1–2 a 1–6
2014–2015 Round of 32   Ourém 3–0 a 6–0 9–0
Round of 16   Rosengård 1–2 a 0–2 1–4
2015–2016 Round of 32   FC Minsk 2–0 a 4–0 6–0
Round of 16   Brescia 0–1 a 1–1 1–2
2016–2017 Round of 32   Athletic Bilbao 1–2 a 3–1 a.e.t. 4–3
Round of 16   Brescia 1–0 a 3–1 4–1
Quarter-final   Manchester City 0–1 0–1 a 0–2
2017–2018 Round of 32   Fiorentina 1–2 a 0–0 1–2
2018–2019 Round of 32   Fiorentina 0–2 a 0–2 0–4
2019–2020 Round of 32   Vllaznia 1-0 a 2-0 3-0
Round of 16   Lyon 0–4 a 0–7 0-11
2020–2021 Round of 32   Pomurje 3-0 a 3-2 6-2
Round of 16   Barcelona 0-4 a 0-5 0-9

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PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 17 April 2022[3]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   DEN Freja Thisgaard
2 MF   AUS Clare Wheeler
3 DF   ROU Maria Ficzay
4 DF   AUS Angela Beard
6 FW   DEN Signe Clausen
7 FW   AUS Indiah-Paige Riley
9 MF   DEN Sofie Lundgaard
11 FW   ROU Florentina Olar
12 DF   DEN Signe Baattrup
13 MF   DEN Olivia Holdt
14 DF   DEN Rebekka Frederiksen
16 GK   DEN Laura Jensen
17 FW   NGA Omewa Joy Ogochukwu
18 FW   GRL Asii Berthelsen
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 DF   DEN Laura Frank (captain)
20 MF   DEN Mathilde Vistisen
21 FW   DEN Sille Mølgaard Fejerskov
22 MF   DEN Mathilde Carstens
22 MF   DEN Anne Brøgger Madsen
24 DF   DEN Lærke Hammer
25 GK   DEN Marie Gade
27 GK   DEN Line Geltzer Johansen
33 GK   USA Adelaide Gay
47 FW   DEN Caroline Olesen
66 DF   USA Janelle Cordia
85 DF   DEN Marie Fisker Odgaard
91 FW   DEN Camilla Kur Larsen

Coaching staffEdit

First teamEdit

Position Staff
Head coach   Brian Sørensen
Assistant coach   Stephen Neligan
  Elena Sadiku
Goalkeeper coach   Rasmus Enevoldsen
Team Leader   Anne-Mette Christensen
Physical coach   Emilie Holmgaard
  Jannik Unger
Physiotherapist   Nicolas Rasmussen
Doctor   Jørgen Boserup

Notable former playersEdit

For more former players, see Category:Fortuna Hjørring players.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortuna Hjørring henter guldet tilbage fra Brøndby". DR. 27 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Cheftræner fejrer sit første mesterskab: - Pigerne har lært mig meget". Nordjyske Stiftstidende. 27 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Squad". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 October 2017.

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