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
Nickname(s) De Rød-Hvide (The Red and White)
Danish Dynamite
Association Danish Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Nils Nielsen
Captain Pernille Harder
Most caps Katrine Pedersen (210)[1]
Top scorer Merete Pedersen (65)[2]
FIFA code DEN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 15 Steady (24 March 2017)
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 (1991, 1995)
European Championship
Appearances 8 (first in 1984)
Best result Third place (1991, 1993)

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]

FIFA Women's 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.

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws* Losses GF GA
United States 1996 Group stage 3 0 0 3 2 11
Australia 2000 Did Not Qualify
Greece 2004 Did Not Qualify
China 2008 Did Not Qualify
United Kingdom 2012 Did Not Qualify
Brazil 2016 Did Not Qualify
Total 1/6 3 0 0 3 2 11

UEFA Women's Championship[edit]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
1984 Semifinal 2 0 0 2 1 3
Norway 1987 Did Not Qualify
Germany 1989 Did Not Qualify
Denmark 1991 Third place 2 1 1 0 2 1
Italy 1993 Third place 2 1 0 1 3 2
England Germany Norway Sweden 1995 Did Not Qualify
Norway 1997 Group stage 3 0 1 2 2 9
Germany 2001 Semifinal 4 2 0 2 6 6
England 2005 Group stage 3 1 1 1 4 4
Finland 2009 Group stage 3 1 0 2 3 4
Sweden 2013 Semifinal 5 0 4 1 5 6
Netherlands 2017 Qualified
Total 8/11 24 6 7 11 26 35

Invitational trophies[edit]

Recent schedule and results[edit]

2016[edit]

The following is a list of matches in 2016

2017[edit]

The following is a list of matches in 2017

Current squad[edit]

The squad for the 2017 Algarve Cup.[4]

Caps and goals as of 24 January 2017.[4]

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 (age 31) 60 0 Denmark KoldingQ
2 2DF Line Røddik Hansen (1988-01-31) 31 January 1988 (age 29) 120 13 Spain FC Barcelona
3 2DF Janni Arnth (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986 (age 30) 68 1 Sweden Linköpings FC
4 2DF Maja Kildemoes (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 (age 20) 12 1 Sweden Linköpings FC
5 2DF Simone Boye Sørensen (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 25) 35 4 Denmark Brøndby IF
6 4FW Stine Larsen (1996-01-24) 24 January 1996 (age 21) 16 2 Denmark Brøndby IF
7 3MF Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen (1988-08-15) 15 August 1988 (age 28) 104 34 Denmark KoldingQ
8 2DF Theresa Nielsen (1986-07-20) 20 July 1986 (age 30) 104 3 Norway Vålerenga IF
9 4FW Nicoline Sørensen (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 19) 2 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
10 4FW Pernille Harder (c) (1992-11-15) 15 November 1992 (age 24) 80 40 Germany VFL Wolfsburg
11 3MF Katrine Veje (1991-06-19) 19 June 1991 (age 25) 89 6 Denmark Brøndby IF
12 2DF Cecilie Sandvej (1990-06-13) 13 June 1990 (age 26) 21 1 Germany SC Sand
13 4FW Johanna Rasmussen (1983-07-02) 2 July 1983 (age 33) 152 41 Sweden Linköpings FC
14 4FW Lise Overgaard Munk (1989-05-26) 26 May 1989 (age 27) 37 5 Germany 1. FFC Frankfurt
15 3MF Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24) 24 July 1995 (age 21) 21 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
16 1GK Line Geltzer Johansen (1989-07-26) 26 July 1989 (age 27) 2 0 Denmark Vejle Boldklub
17 3MF Line Sigvardsen Jensen (1991-08-23) 23 August 1991 (age 25) 54 1 United States Washington Spirit
18 2DF Mie Leth Jans (1994-02-06) 6 February 1994 (age 23) 15 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
19 2DF Luna Gevitz (1994-03-03) 3 March 1994 (age 23) 7 0 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring
20 3MF Nanna Christiansen (1989-06-17) 17 June 1989 (age 27) 72 6 Denmark Brøndby IF
21 3MF Sara Thrige (1996-05-15) 15 May 1996 (age 20) 3 0 Denmark KoldingQ
22 3MF Sofie Junge Pedersen (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 (age 24) 41 4 Sweden FC Rosengård
23 1GK Naja Bahrenscheer (1996-09-03) 3 September 1996 (age 20) 1 0 Denmark BSF
24 4FW Hansen, Sarah DyrehaugeSarah Dyrehauge Hansen (1996-09-14)14 September 1996 (aged 20) 9 2 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring

Most capped players[edit]

# Name Sweden career Caps
1 Pedersen, KatrineKatrine Pedersen 1994–2013 210
2 Rasmussen, JohannaJohanna Rasmussen 2002–present 152
3 Pedersen, MereteMerete Pedersen 1993–2009 136
4 Røddik Hansen, LineLine Røddik Hansen 2006–present 123
5 Paaske-Sørensen, CathrineCathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010 121
6 Eggers Nielsen, Anne DotAnne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–2007 118
7 Jensen, LeneLene Jensen 1996–2010 109
8 Troelsgaard Nielsen, SanneSanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present 108
9 Nielsen, TheresaTheresa Nielsen 2008–present 107
10 Gajhede Knudsen, MariannMariann Gajhede Knudsen 2003–2015 107
*Active players in bold, statistics as of 12 March 2017.[1][2]

Top goalscorers[edit]

# Player Sweden career Goals Caps Goals per game
1 Pedersen, MereteMerete Pedersen 1993–2009 65 136 0.48
2 Krogh, GitteGitte Krogh 1994–2001 46 90 0.51
3 Harder, PernillePernille Harder 2009–present 44 83 0.50
4 Rasmussen, JohannaJohanna Rasmussen 2002–present 41 152 0.27
5 Jensen, HelleHelle Jensen 1987–1996 38 77 0.49
6 Paaske-Sørensen, CathrineCathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010 36 121 0.30
7 Troelsgaard Nielsen, SanneSanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present 36 108 0.33
8 Jensen, LeneLene Jensen 1996–2010 26 109 0.24
8 Eggers Nielsen, Anne DotAnne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–2007 26 118 0.22
9 Pape, MaikenMaiken Pape 2006–2010 23 48 0.48
10 Smidt Nielsen, LoneLone Smidt Nielsen 1977–1988 22 57 0.39

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

References[edit]

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