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 6 (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 10 8 2 0 37 9 +28 26
 Russia 10 7 1 2 22 12 +10 22
 Slovenia 10 5 2 3 29 11 +18 17
 Bulgaria 10 2 3 5 18 26 –8 9
 Estonia 10 2 3 5 9 23 –14 9
 Andorra 10 0 1 9 1 35 –34 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 7–1 8–0 4–2 2–2
Estonia  1–1 2–2 0–1 1–2 1–7
Russia  5–0 3–1 0–2 1–0 2–1
Slovenia  5–0 2–1 2–2 0–1 0–1


Current squad[edit]

The following squad was selected for matches against Portugal and USA in march 2015.[1]

Note: Names in italics denote players that have been called up to the senior team.[2]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK David Jensen (1992-03-25) March 25, 1992 (age 23) 3 0 Denmark FC Nordsjælland
1GK Jakob Busk (1993-09-12) September 12, 1993 (age 21) 11 0 Norway Sandefjord
1GK Frederik Rønnow (1992-08-04) August 4, 1992 (age 22) 12 0 Denmark Esbjerg
2DF Alexander Scholz (1992-10-24) October 24, 1992 (age 22) 7 0 Belgium Standard Liége
2DF Frederik Sørensen (1992-04-14) April 14, 1992 (age 22) 13 0 Italy Verona
2DF Jannik Vestergaard (1992-08-03) August 3, 1992 (age 22) 22 3 Germany Werder Bremen
2DF Jonas Knudsen (1992-09-16) September 16, 1992 (age 22) 13 0 Denmark Esbjerg
2DF Patrick Banggaard (1994-04-04) April 4, 1994 (age 20) 4 1 Denmark Midtjylland
2DF Ryan Laursen (1992-04-14) April 14, 1992 (age 22) 3 0 Denmark Esbjerg
2DF Patrick da Silva (1994-10-23) October 23, 1994 (age 20) 0 0 Denmark Brøndby
3MF Christian Nørgaard (1994-03-10) March 10, 1994 (age 21) 5 0 Denmark Brøndby
3MF Jens Jønsson (1993-01-10) January 10, 1993 (age 22) 11 2 Denmark AGF
3MF Lucas Andersen (1994-09-13) September 13, 1994 (age 20) 9 3 Netherlands Ajax
3MF Nicolai Poulsen (1993-08-15) August 15, 1993 (age 21) 1 0 Denmark Randers
3MF Nicolaj Thomsen (1993-05-08) May 8, 1993 (age 21) 15 3 Denmark AaB
3MF Rasmus Falk (1992-01-15) January 15, 1992 (age 23) 6 1 Denmark OB
4FW Andreas Cornelius (1993-03-16) March 16, 1993 (age 22) 5 1 Denmark Copenhagen
4FW Danny Amankwaa (1994-01-30) January 30, 1994 (age 21) 4 0 Denmark Copenhagen
4FW Emil Berggreen (1993-05-10) May 10, 1993 (age 21) 3 1 Germany Eintracht Braunschweig
4FW Nicolai Brock-Madsen (1993-01-09) January 9, 1993 (age 22) 13 7 Denmark Randers
4FW Youssef Toutouh (1992-10-06) October 6, 1992 (age 22) 12 0 Denmark Copenhagen
4FW Yussuf Poulsen (1994-06-15) June 15, 1994 (age 20) 9 4 Germany RB Leipzig

Recent callups[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
2DF Andreas Christensen (1996-04-10) April 10, 1996 (age 18) 15 1 England Chelsea
2DF Frederik Møller (1993-07-08) July 8, 1993 (age 21) 4 0 Denmark Midtjylland
2DF Frederik Holst (1994-09-24) September 24, 1994 (age 20) 1 0 Denmark Brøndby
2DF Kasper Larsen (1993-01-25) January 25, 1993 (age 22) 7 0 Kazakhstan Astana
2DF Pascal Gregor (1994-02-18) February 18, 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
2DF Frans Putros (1993-07-14) July 14, 1993 (age 21) 1 0 Denmark Silkeborg
2DF Christoffer Remmer (1993-01-16) January 16, 1993 (age 22) 10 2 Denmark Copenhagen
2DF Riza Durmisi (1994-01-08) January 8, 1994 (age 21) 6 1 Denmark Brøndby
3MF Andrew Hjulsager (1995-01-15) January 15, 1995 (age 20) 2 0 Denmark Brøndby
3MF Marco Larsen (1993-05-15) May 15, 1993 (age 21) 4 0 Denmark Midtjylland
3MF Daniel Pedersen (1992-07-27) July 27, 1992 (age 22) 6 0 Denmark Silkeborg
3MF Lasse Petry (1992-09-19) September 19, 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
3MF Casper Sloth (1992-03-26) March 26, 1992 (age 23) 10 0 England Leeds United
3MF Mark Gundelach (1992-01-07) January 7, 1992 (age 23) 8 0 Denmark HB Køge
3MF Mathias Gehrt (1992-06-07) June 7, 1992 (age 22) 5 0 Netherlands ADO Den Haag
3MF Patrick Olsen (1994-04-23) April 23, 1994 (age 20) 3 0 Italy Inter
3MF Bassel Jradi (1993-07-06) July 6, 1993 (age 21) 7 2 Norway Strømsgodset
3MF Jeppe Andersen (1992-12-06) December 6, 1992 (age 22) 6 1 Denmark Esbjerg
3MF Lasse Vigen Christensen (1994-08-15) August 15, 1994 (age 20) 14 5 England Fulham
4FW Kenneth Zohore (1994-01-31) January 31, 1994 (age 21) 9 4 Denmark OB
4FW Uffe Bech (1993-01-13) January 13, 1993 (age 22) 5 1 Denmark Nordsjælland
4FW Mikkel Vestergaard (1992-11-22) November 22, 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Denmark Esbjerg
4FW Jeppe Illum (1992-02-25) February 25, 1992 (age 23) 4 2 Denmark Silkeborg
4FW Oliver Tychosen (1993-01-17) January 17, 1993 (age 22) 2 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
4FW Mads Dittmer Hvilsom (1992-08-23) August 23, 1992 (age 22) 0 0 Denmark Hobro

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]

  1. ^ "U/21 National Team". Danish Football Association. Retrieved 2015-29-03.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "Called-up players eligible for U21". Danish Football Association. Retrieved 2014-11-12. 

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