|Full name||Ingvild Stensland|
|Date of birth||3 August 1981|
|Place of birth||Farsund, Norway|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 November 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:16, 07 June 2016 (UTC)
Ingvild Stensland (born 3 August 1981) is a Norwegian football player who plays for Stabæk FK in the Toppserien. She plays as a midfielder and is currently a member of the Norway women's national team having made her debut in 2003. She has also played in the French Division 1 and the Swedish Damallsvenskan for Olympique Lyon and Göteborg FC.
Stensland was born in Farsund in the south of Norway and grew up at nearby Lyngdal showing her talent for football at an early age. She grew up in a footballing family. Her father was a coach, while her older sisters played at Lyngdal IL. As a youth, Stensland trained with her male counterparts at Lyngdal until she reached her teens. She had a successful career with Lyngdal before starring for clubs such as FK Donn, Athene Moss, and Kolbotn in her home country Norway, Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC in Sweden, and Lyon in France. In 2005, Stensland was named the Toppserien Player of the Year. She has also been nominated for the FIFA Women's World Player of the Year award on four occasions.
As a national team player, Stensland played in the 2005 European Championships guiding her team to a second-place finish after falling 3–1 to the Germans in the final. Since making her debut in 2003, Stensland has become a regular in the team appearing at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, the 2008 Summer Olympics, UEFA Women's Euro 2009 and the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.
At the beginning of 2009, Ingvild Stensland signed a contract with top French club, Olympique Lyonnaise. At about the same time she took over as captain of the national team, an appointment that was confirmed by the new chief trainer, Eli Landsem, at the end of 2009. In 2011, she returned to Göteborg, with whom she won the Svenska Cupen. After the end of the season she returned to Norway to play for Stabæk FK.
- 2005 Toppserien Player of the Year
- 2008 Norwegian Women's Player of the Year (NISO)
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