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 Pernille Harder
Most caps Katrine Pedersen (210)
Top scorer Merete Pedersen (65)
FIFA code DEN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 15 Increase 5 (23 December 2016)
Highest 6 (March 2007)
Lowest 20 (June 2016)
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 1 2 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 1 10 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 UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying matches against Moldova and Sweden in September 2016.

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 30) 56 0 Sweden Kristianstads DFF
2 2DF Line Røddik Hansen (1988-01-31)31 January 1988 (aged 28) 91 8 Spain FC Barcelona
3 2DF Janni Arnth (1986-10-15)15 October 1986 (aged 29) 63 1 Sweden Linköpings FC
4 2DF Maja Kildemoes (1996-08-15)15 August 1996 (aged 20) 8 1 Denmark Odense Q
5 3MF Simone Boye Sørensen (1992-03-03)3 March 1992 (aged 24) 29 3 Denmark Brøndby IF
6 3MF Julie Trustrup Jensen (1994-04-06)6 April 1994 (aged 22) 19 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
7 4FW Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen (1988-08-15)15 August 1988 (aged 28) 98 33 Denmark KoldingQ
8 2DF Theresa Nielsen (1986-07-20)20 July 1986 (aged 30) 99 3 Denmark Brøndby IF
9 4FW Nadia Nadim (1988-01-02)2 January 1988 (aged 28) 65 19 United States Portland Thorns
10 3MF Pernille Harder (c) (1992-11-15)15 November 1992 (aged 23) 77 37 Sweden Linköpings FC
11 3MF Katrine Veje (1991-06-09)9 June 1991 (aged 25) 83 6 Denmark Brøndby IF
13 3MF Johanna Rasmussen (1983-07-02)2 July 1983 (aged 33) 146 39 Sweden Kristianstads DFF
14 3MF Karoline Smidt (1994-05-12)12 May 1994 (aged 22) 18 5 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
15 4FW Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24)24 July 1995 (aged 21) 15 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
16 1GK Maria Lindblad Christensen (1995-07-03)3 July 1995 (aged 21) 0 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
17 3MF Line Sigvardsen Jensen (1991-08-23)23 August 1991 (aged 25) 49 1 United States Washington Spirit
18 3MF Mie Leth Jans (1994-02-06)6 February 1994 (aged 22) 10 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
20 3MF Nanna Christiansen (1989-06-17)17 June 1989 (aged 27) 66 6 Denmark Brøndby IF

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