Denmark women's national football team

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This article is about the women's football team. For the men's team, see Denmark national football team.
Denmark
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Danish Football Association
Head coach Nils Nielsen
Most caps Katrine Pedersen (210)
Top scorer Merete Pedersen (65)
FIFA ranking 13
Highest FIFA ranking 6 (March 2007)
Lowest FIFA ranking 14 (November 2010)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Denmark 1–0 Sweden 
(Markusböle, Finland; 27 July 1974)
Biggest win
 Denmark 15–0 Georgia 
(Vejle, Denmark; 24 October 2009)
Biggest defeat
 United States 7–0 Denmark 
(Orlando, United States; 24 February 1995)
World Cup
Appearances 9 (First in 1970)
Best result Quarterfinals, 1995
European Championship
Appearances 10 (First in 1984)
Best result Semifinals, 1984, 2001

The Denmark national women's football team represents Denmark in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Danish Football Association (DBU).

International record[edit]

World Cup[edit]

  • 1970 : Winner (non-official competition)
  • 1971 : Winner (non-official competition)
  • 1978 : First round (non-official competition)
  • 1981 : Finalist (non-official competition)
  • 1985 : Third (non-official competition)

World Cup[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Quarterfinals 4 1 2 1 7 6 +1
Sweden 1995 Quarterfinals 4 1 0 3 7 8 −1
United States 1999 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7
United States 2003 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
China 2007 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 4 4 0
Germany 2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 To Be Determined - - - - - - -
Total 4/6 14 3 2 9 19 26 −7
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship[edit]

  • 1969 : Finalist (non-official competition)
  • 1979 : Winner (non-official competition)
  • 1984 : Semifinals
  • 1987 : Did Not Qualify
  • 1989 : Quarterfinals
  • 1991 : 3rd
  • 1993 : 3rd
  • 1995 : Quarterfinals
  • 1997 : Quarterfinals
  • 2001 : Semifinals
  • 2005 : Group stage
  • 2009 : Group stage
  • 2013 : Semifinals

Managers[edit]

  • 1974–1976 : Kent Falkenvig
  • 1976–1979 : Bjørn Basbøll
  • 1979–1984 : Flemming Schultz
  • 1984–1988 : Birger Peitersen
  • 1988–1996 : Keld Gantzhorn
  • 1996–1999 : Jørgen Hvidemose
  • 1999–2005 : Poul Højmose
  • 2005–2006 : Peter Bonde
  • 2006–2013 : Kenneth Heiner-Møller
  • 2013–  : Nils Nielsen

Current squad[edit]

The squad below was selected for the 2014 Algarve Cup.

Head coach: Nils Nielsen

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Stina Lykke Petersen (1986-02-09)February 9, 1986 (aged 28) 28 0 Germany FCR 2001 Duisburg
2 3MF Simone Boye Sørensen (1992-03-03)March 3, 1992 (aged 22) 3 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
3 3MF Line Jensen (1991-08-23)August 23, 1991 (aged 22) 26 1 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
4 3MF Sofie Junge Pedersen (1992-04-24)April 24, 1992 (aged 21) 20 2 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
5 3MF Tenna Bendtsen (1992-03-20)March 20, 1992 (aged 21) 0 0 Denmark Vildbjerg SF
6 3MF Mariann Gajhede Knudsen (c) (1984-11-16)November 16, 1984 (aged 29) 95 4 Sweden Linköpings FC
7 4FW Sanne Troelsgaard (1988-08-15)August 15, 1988 (aged 25) 64 16 Denmark Brøndby IF
8 2DF Theresa Nielsen (1986-07-20)July 20, 1986 (aged 27) 66 3 Denmark Brøndby IF
9 3MF Nanna Christiansen (1989-06-17)June 17, 1989 (aged 24) 51 5 Denmark B93/HIK/Skjold
10 4FW Nadia Nadim (1988-01-02)January 2, 1988 (aged 26) 44 7 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
11 3MF Katrine Veje (1991-06-19)June 19, 1991 (aged 22) 54 5 Denmark Brøndby IF
12 4FW Louise Kristansen (1987-09-24)September 24, 1987 (aged 26) 2 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
13 3MF Johanna Rasmussen (1983-07-02)July 2, 1983 (aged 30) 113 30 Sweden Kristianstads DFF
14 3MF Karoline Smidt Nielsen (1994-05-12)May 12, 1994 (aged 19) 8 2 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
15 4FW Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24)July 24, 1995 (aged 18) 0 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
16 1GK Cecilie Sørensen (1987-03-25)March 25, 1987 (aged 26) 3 0 Denmark B93/HIK/Skjold
17 4FW Camilla Kur Larsen (1989-04-03)April 3, 1989 (aged 24) 1 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
18 2DF Simone Hagelskjær (1992-03-02)March 2, 1992 (aged 22) 0 0 Denmark IK Skovbakken
19 3MF Julie Trustrup Jensen (1994-04-06)April 6, 1994 (aged 19) 2 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
20 3MF Julie Tavlo Petersson (1989-10-20)October 20, 1989 (aged 24) 3 0 Denmark Taastrup FC
21 4FW Lotte Troelsgaard (1988-08-15)August 15, 1988 (aged 25) 1 0 Denmark KoldingQ
22 2DF Line Røddik Hansen (1988-01-31)January 31, 1988 (aged 26) 91 10 Sweden Tyresö FF

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