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
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Nils Nielsen
Captain Janni Arnth Jensen
Most caps Katrine Pedersen (210)
Top scorer Merete Pedersen (65)
FIFA code DEN
FIFA ranking 15 Steady (10 July 2015)
Highest FIFA ranking 6 (March 2007)
Lowest FIFA ranking 15 (July 2015)
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 4 (First in 1991)
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]

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 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Total 4/7 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 for the 2015 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)9 February 1986 (aged 29) 40 0 Germany 1. FC Köln
2 2DF Cecilie Sandvej (1990-06-13)13 June 1990 (aged 24) 8 0 Germany SC Sand
3 2DF Janni Arnth Jensen (c) (1986-10-15)15 October 1986 (aged 28) 47 1 Sweden Linköpings FC
4 3MF Sofie Junge Pedersen (1992-04-24)24 April 1992 (aged 22) 33 4 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
5 3MF Simone Boye Sørensen (1992-03-03)3 March 1992 (aged 23) 13 3 Denmark Brøndby IF
6 2DF Nina Frausing Pedersen (1991-06-20)20 June 1991 (aged 23) 2 0 Germany 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
7 4FW Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen (1988-08-15)15 August 1988 (aged 26) 77 19 Denmark KoldingQ
8 2DF Theresa Nielsen (1986-07-20)20 July 1986 (aged 28) 78 3 Denmark Brøndby IF
9 4FW Camilla Kur Larsen (1989-04-03)3 April 1989 (aged 25) 8 0 Italy AGSM Verona
10 3MF Pernille Harder (1992-11-15)15 November 1992 (aged 22) 58 27 Sweden Linköpings FC
11 3MF Line Jensen (1991-08-23)23 August 1991 (aged 23) 33 1 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
12 3MF Julie Tavlo Petersson (1989-10-20)20 October 1989 (aged 25) 8 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
13 3MF Johanna Rasmussen (1983-07-02)2 July 1983 (aged 31) 126 35 Sweden Kristianstads DFF
14 2DF Luna Nørgaard (1994-03-03)3 March 1994 (aged 21) 3 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
15 3MF Mie Jans (1994-02-06)6 February 1994 (aged 21) 3 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
16 1GK Katrine Abel (1990-06-28)28 June 1990 (aged 24) 1 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
17 3MF Tenna Bendtsen (1992-03-20)20 March 1992 (aged 22) 2 0 Denmark Odense Boldklub
18 4FW Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24)24 July 1995 (aged 19) 6 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
19 3MF Sif Rykær (1988-01-16)16 January 1988 (aged 27) 3 0 Denmark IK Skovbakken
20 4FW Lotte Troelsgaard (1988-08-15)15 August 1988 (aged 26) 3 0 Denmark KoldingQ
21 3MF Caroline Rask (1994-05-25)25 May 1994 (aged 20) 0 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
22 1GK Cecilie Sørensen (1987-03-25)25 March 1987 (aged 27) 5 0 Sweden Vittsjö GIK

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