2009–10 Danish Cup

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2009–10 Danish Cup
Country Denmark
Teams 96
Defending champions Copenhagen

The 2009–10 Danish Cup was the 56th season of the Danish football cup competition. For the second year, the sponsor of the competition was Ekstra Bladet, a daily newspaper, who signed a 3-year contract with the Danish Football Association (DBU) in 2008, making the official name Ekstra Bladet Cup 2009–10.[1]

The competition opened on 8 August 2009 with the First Round and concluded in May 2010 with the Final, held at Parken Stadium.

First round[edit]

In this round entered 95 teams. Due to the odd number of clubs, one club, FC Fyn, received a bye to the Second Round. There were 47 matches in the First Round, taking place between 8–19 August 2009.

Second round[edit]

The clubs who placed 5–10 in the 2008–09 SuperligaRanders, AGF, AaB, Nordsjælland, Esbjerg, SønderjyskE – as well as the top two clubs from the 2008–09 First DivisionHerfølge, who was merged with another club to form Køge for the 2009–10 season, and Silkeborg – received a bye into the second round.

Third round[edit]

The top four teams from the 2008–09 Superliga – Copenhagen, OB, Brøndby, and Midtjylland – received a bye into the third round.

Fourth round[edit]

The sixteen winners in Round 3 took part in Round 4. The draw occurred on September 25, 2009. The matches took place on October 28, 2009.[2]

Quarter Final[edit]

The draw for the Quarter Final round took place on 30 October 2009. Hobro IK from the Danish 2nd Division (3rd tier) is the lowest ranked team left at this stage.

Semi Final[edit]

The sixth round, the semifinals, are played as a two-legged tie. The legs were played on 21, 22, 28 and 29 April 2010.[2]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Midtjylland 4–2 OB 2–0 2–2
Nordsjælland 4–0 Vejle 2–0 2–0


The final was played on 13 May.[2]

13 May 2010
Midtjylland 0 – 2 (a.e.t.) Nordsjælland
Report Stokholm Goal 96'
Fetai Goal 106'
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen
Attendance: 18,856
Referee: Nicolai Vollquartz


  1. ^ Wadland, Jacob (2008-06-19). "Ekstra Bladet sponsor for pokalturneringen" [Ekstra Bladet sponsor for Cup] (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-19. 
  2. ^ a b c "Spilleterminer 2009/10" [2009–10 Schedule] (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Archived from the original on 23 November 2009. Retrieved 18 November 2009. 

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