Denmark national under-21 football team

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Denmark Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Danish Football Association
(Dansk Boldspil-Union)
Head coach Jess Thorup
Most caps Jonas Kamper (39)
Top scorer Peter Møller (16)
Home stadium Nordjyske Arena, Aalborg
First colours
Second colours
First international
U-21: Denmark 0–2 Norway
(Holstebro, Denmark; 25 August 1976)
Biggest win
U-21: Denmark 9–0 Luxembourg
(Farum, Denmark; 11 October 2002)
Biggest defeat
U-21: Bulgaria 6–0 Denmark
(Sofia, Bulgaria; 25 April 1989)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 1978)
Best result Semifinals, 1992

The Denmark national under-21 football team has played since 1976 and is controlled by the Danish Football Association. Before 1976, the age limit was 23 years.

International record[edit]

U-21 European Championship[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Until and including the 1988 Summer Olympics, Olympic games counted as regular senior national team matches. Since the 1992 Summer Olympics, Olympic games have counted as under-21 national games.

2015 UEFA U-21 qualification[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 8 6 2 0 26 6 +20 20
 Russia 8 6 1 1 15 8 +7 19
 Slovenia 8 3 2 3 17 10 +7 11
 Bulgaria 8 2 2 4 15 17 –2 8
 Estonia 8 2 2 4 6 14 –8 8
 Andorra 8 0 1 7 1 25 –24 1
  Andorra Bulgaria Denmark Estonia Russia Slovenia
Andorra  0–3 0–2 0–2 0–3 0–5
Bulgaria  3–0 2–3 1–1 3–3 1–5
Denmark  6–0 8–0 2–2
Estonia  1–1 0–1 1–2
Russia  3–1 0–2 1–0 2–1
Slovenia  2–1 2–2 0–1 0–1


Current squad[edit]

The following squad was selected for the friendly against Switzerland on 22 May 2014.[1]
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK David Jensen (1992-03-25) March 25, 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
1GK Jakob Busk (1993-09-12) September 12, 1993 (age 20) 5 0 Denmark Copenhagen
2DF Alexander Scholz (1992-10-24) October 24, 1992 (age 21) 0 0 Belgium Lokeren
2DF Andreas Christensen (1996-04-10) April 10, 1996 (age 18) 8 0 England Chelsea
2DF Frederik Holst (1994-09-24) September 24, 1994 (age 19) 0 0 Denmark Brøndby
2DF Frederik Møller (1993-07-08) July 8, 1993 (age 21) 3 0 Denmark Midtjylland
2DF Frederik Sørensen (1992-04-14) April 14, 1992 (age 22) 9 0 Italy Bologna
2DF Jens Jønsson (1993-01-10) January 10, 1993 (age 21) 7 1 Denmark AGF
2DF Patrick Banggaard (1994-04-04) April 4, 1994 (age 20) 1 1 Denmark Midtjylland
2DF Riza Durmisi (1994-01-08) January 8, 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Denmark Brøndby
3MF Christian Nørgaard (1994-03-10) March 10, 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Denmark Brøndby
3MF Lasse Vigen Christensen (1994-08-15) August 15, 1994 (age 19) 7 3 England Fulham
3MF Marco Larsen (1993-05-15) May 15, 1993 (age 21) 3 0 Denmark Midtjylland
3MF Nicolaj Thomsen (1993-05-08) May 8, 1993 (age 21) 10 2 Denmark AaB
4FW Kenneth Zohore (1994-01-31) January 31, 1994 (age 20) 6 3 Denmark Brøndby
4FW Uffe Bech (1993-01-13) January 13, 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
4FW Yussuf Poulsen (1994-06-15) June 15, 1994 (age 20) 8 4 Germany Leipzig
4FW Mikkel Vestergaard (1992-11-22) November 22, 1992 (age 21) 0 0 Denmark Esbjerg

Recent callups[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Frederik Rønnow (1992-08-04) August 4, 1992 (age 21) 12 0 Denmark Esbjerg
2DF Kasper Larsen (1993-01-25) January 25, 1993 (age 21) 7 0 Denmark OB
2DF Ryan Laursen (1992-04-14) April 14, 1992 (age 22) 2 0 Denmark Esbjerg
2DF Pascal Gregor (1992-02-18) February 18, 1992 (age 22) 0 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
2DF Frans Putros (1993-07-14) July 14, 1993 (age 20) 1 0 Denmark Silkeborg
2DF Jonas Knudsen (1992-09-16) September 16, 1992 (age 21) 9 0 Denmark Esbjerg
2DF Christoffer Remmer (1993-01-16) January 16, 1993 (age 21) 10 2 Denmark Copenhagen
2DF Jannik Vestergaard (1992-08-03) August 3, 1992 (age 21) 18 1 Germany Hoffenheim
3MF Daniel Pedersen (1992-07-27) July 27, 1992 (age 21) 6 0 Denmark Silkeborg
3MF Lasse Petry (1992-09-19) September 19, 1992 (age 21) 1 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
3MF Casper Sloth (1992-03-26) March 26, 1992 (age 22) 10 0 Denmark AGF
3MF Mark Gundelach (1992-01-07) January 7, 1992 (age 22) 8 0 Denmark SønderjyskE
3MF Pierre Højbjerg (1995-08-05) August 5, 1995 (age 18) 5 4 Germany FC Bayern
3MF Mathias Gehrt (1992-06-07) June 7, 1992 (age 22) 5 0 Netherlands ADO Den Haag
3MF Rasmus Falk (1992-01-15) January 15, 1992 (age 22) 4 1 Denmark OB
3MF Patrick Olsen (1994-04-23) April 23, 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Italy Inter
3MF Bassel Jradi (1993-07-06) July 6, 1993 (age 21) 6 2 Denmark Nordsjælland
3MF Lucas Andersen (1994-09-13) September 13, 1994 (age 19) 5 1 Netherlands Ajax
3MF Jeppe Andersen (1992-12-06) December 6, 1992 (age 21) 2 0 Denmark Esbjerg
3MF Andrew Hjulsager (1995-01-15) January 15, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Denmark Brøndby
4FW Jeppe Illum (1992-02-25) February 25, 1992 (age 22) 3 2 Denmark Silkeborg
4FW Youssef Toutouh (1992-10-06) October 6, 1992 (age 21) 5 0 Denmark Copenhagen
4FW Oliver Tychosen (1993-01-17) January 17, 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
4FW Danny Amankwaa (1994-01-30) January 30, 1994 (age 20) 1 0 Denmark Copenhagen
4FW Mads Dittmer Hvilsom (1992-08-23) August 23, 1992 (age 21) 0 0 Denmark Hobro
4FW Yosef Saleh (1995-08-23) August 23, 1995 (age 18) 0 0 Denmark FCK
4FW Nicolai Brock-Madsen (1993-01-09) January 9, 1993 (age 21) 9 6 Denmark Randers
4FW Andreas Cornelius (1993-03-16) March 16, 1993 (age 21) 3 1 Denmark Copenhagen

Most appearances[edit]

Because of the age restriction, a player can't be in the team for very long and the most promising young players spend little time with the under-21 team before making their senior national team debut.

Rank Player Club(s) U-21 Caps U-21 Goals Year(s)
1 Jonas Kamper Brøndby 39 3 2002–2006
=2 Martin Jørgensen AGF, Udinese 31 9 1994–1997
=2 Michael Jakobsen Aalborg BK 31 4 2005–2008
4 Rasmus Würtz Skive, Aalborg BK 29 1 2002–2006
5 Martin Pedersen Aalborg BK, SønderjyskE 28 0 2002–2006
6 Thomas Kahlenberg Brøndby, Auxerre 26 10 2002–2006
=7 Peter Madsen Brøndby 25 7 1997–1999
=7 Christian Magleby Brøndby IF, Lyngby FC 25 4 1996–1999
=7 Peter Degn AGF, Everton 25 3 1996–1999
=7 Jonas Troest Silkeborg, Hannover 96 25 0 2004–2006

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the under-21 national team. Players in bold have played at least one game for the senior Danish national team.

Most goals[edit]

Rank Player Club(s) U-21 Goals U-21 Caps Year(s)
1 Peter Møller Aalborg BK 16 22 1990–1993
2 Nicki Bille Reggina, Martina, Nordsjælland, Villareal 15 24 2007–2011
3 Tommy Bechmann Esbjerg 11 15 2002–2003
4 Thomas Kahlenberg Brøndby, Auxerre 10 26 2002–2006
=5 Preben Elkjær Vanløse, Köln, KSC Lokeren 9 9 1976–1979
=5 Morten Rasmussen AGF 9 21 2004–2006
=5 Martin Jørgensen AGF, Udinese 9 31 1994–1997
=8 Bent Jensen B 1913 8 10 1966–1968
=8 Per Frandsen B 1903, Lille 8 21 1989–1992
=8 Miklos Molnar Frem, Standard Liège, Lyngby BK 8 21 1989–1992

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs represented in the games in which the player's scored for the under-21 national team. Players in bold have played at least one game for the senior Danish national team.

Managers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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