Vålerenga Fotball Damer

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Vålerenga Fotball
Full name Vålerenga Fotball Damer
Ground Vallhall Arena
Oslo
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Odd Skarheim
Manager Cecilie Berg-Hansen
League Toppserien
2012 Toppserien, 8th

Vålerenga Fotball Damer is the women's football branch of Vålerenga Fotball. The team is playing in Toppserien.

The team first won promotion to Toppserien in 2011 after earning promotion from the First Division. This made Vålerenga the third Norwegian club with both a men's team and a women's team in the top-tier league, and the first club to have its own women's team promotion to Toppserien, ss the two other clubs, Stabæk Fotball and Lillestrøm SK, inherited another club's women's team.[1]

First team squad[edit]

As of 5 November 2012

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

No. Position Player
1 Norway GK Katarina Gundersen
2 Norway DF Silje Kronkvist
3 Norway MF Ingrid Søndenå
4 Norway MF Ida Myrhaug Dåstøl
5 Iceland MF Sandra Sif Magnusdottir
6 Norway MF Tina Wulf
7 Norway FW Kristin Haugstad
8 Norway MF Solveig Gulbrandsen
9 Norway DF Hanne Mellingsæter
10 Norway FW Ingrid Schjelderup
11 England FW Rebecca Angus
13 Norway MF Julie Simonsen Solberg
14 Norway FW Kathrine Kronkvist
No. Position Player
15 Norway MF Ina Skaug
16 Sweden MF Kristin Cecilia Carlsson
17 Norway FW Maren Haugen (on loan from Stabæk)
19 Norway MF Nora Aarre Nadir
20 Sweden MF Emelie Erlandsson
21 Denmark FW Nana Gram Pedersen
23 Norway FW Marte Berget
24 Norway DF Sharon Christina Hansen
25 Norway DF Pernille Hermine Frostad Bakken
26 Norway FW Frida Løvlie Bråttum
27 Norway DF Elisabeth Giske Bakken
77 Norway GK Lill Yvonne Sten Karlsrud

Recent seasons[edit]

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2010 D1 3 22 11 6 5 38 24 39 2nd round
2011 D1 1 20 14 3 3 52 22 45 3rd round Promoted
2012 TS 8 22 6 5 11 27 47 23 3rd round
2013 TS 5 22 8 8 6 41 37 32 Semi-final

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vålerengas kvinnelag rykket opp til Toppserien" (in Norwegian). TV2. 8 October 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2012.