Nicoline Sørensen

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Nicoline Sørensen
Nicoline Sørensen 20161005 UWCL StPoelten Brondby.jpg
Nicoline Sørensen in October 2016
Personal information
Full name Nicoline Haugård Sørensen
Date of birth (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Måløv, Denmark
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Everton
Number 14
Youth career
Måløv BK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
BSF
2013–2014 FC Rosengård 10 (0)
2015–2017 Brøndby 57 (19)
2017–2018 Linköpings FC 22 (3)
2018–2020 Brøndby 42 (29)
2020– Everton 19 (2)
National team
2012–13 Denmark U16 9 (3)
2012–13 Denmark U17 18 (4)
2014–16 Denmark U19 31 (11)
2016 Denmark U23 1 (0)
2016– Denmark 39 (8)
Honours
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 9 April 2021
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 9 April 2021

Nicoline Haugård Sørensen (born 15 August 1997) is a Danish football player who plays as a forward for Everton in the English FA Women's Super League and the Danish national team. Having made her debut for the senior national team at the age of 19, she was awarded the Danish Football Association's prize for Talent of the Year 2016.[1]

Club career[edit]

In August 2013, Sørensen joined Swedish club FC Rosengård. She was awarded a professional contract ahead of the 2014 season[2] and went on to make ten Damallsvenskan appearances in the club's title-winning campaign. In February 2015, Sørensen returned to Denmark to play for Brøndby IF for more playing time and to catch up with her studies.[3] In July 2017, it was announced that Sørensen would be making her return to Damallsvenskan to play for the reigning champions, Linköpings FC.[4]

In July 2020, she left Brøndby to move to England, signing a two-year contract with Everton F.C. in the Women's Super League.[5]

International career[edit]

After showing impressive form with Brøndby, Sørensen was called up to be part of the senior Danish national team for the 2016 Yongchuan International Tournament of China in October 2016. She was a replacement for the injured Nadia Nadim.[6] In 2017, she was named to the Danish UEFA Women's Euro 2017 squad.

Personal life[edit]

She is currently enrolled as a remote student at the Technical University of Denmark, completing a degree in innovation engineering.[7] She speaks four languages: Danish, Swedish, English, and Norwegian.[8]

International goals[edit]

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 August 2019 Viborg Stadium, Viborg, Denmark  Malta 7–0 8–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2022 qualifying
2. 8 October 2019 Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia  Georgia 2–0 2–0
3. 8 April 2021 Tallaght Stadium, Dublin, Ireland  Republic of Ireland 1–0 1–0 Friendly

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Brøndby IF
FC Rosengård

Winner

Linköpings FC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicoline Sørensen Årets Talent 2016" (in Danish). bold.dk. 20 March 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  2. ^ "16-årige Nicoline Sørensen skriver kontrakt med svensk topklub" (in Danish). Fodbold for Piger. 11 February 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Nicoline Sørensen: Derfor skifter jeg fra FC Rosengård til Brøndby" (in Danish). Fodbold for Piger. 21 January 2015. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Nicoline Sørensen förstärker Linköpings FC" (in Swedish). Linköpings FC. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Nicoline Sorensen: Everton Women sign Denmark forward on two-year deal". BBC News. 2020-07-14.
  6. ^ Nørgaard, Malte (12 October 2016). "PORTRÆT Brøndby-komet inden Champions League: Jeg drømmer om at blive en af Europas bedste" (in Danish). DR (broadcaster). Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  7. ^ "IWD Q&A: Everton FC and Denmark's Nicoline Sørensen". The Engineer. 2021-03-21.
  8. ^ Taylor, Louise (2021-05-05). "Everton's Nicoline Sørensen: 'Everyone says my studies sound exciting'". The Guardian.
  9. ^ Thrane, Kasper Aleksander (15 November 2017). "Linköping-dansker efter scoring: Det perfekte punktum" (in Danish). Danmarks Radio. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  10. ^ Engmann, Jesper (30 October 2017). "Dansk landsholdsspiller: "Jeg fatter det ikke, det er jo sygt"" (in Danish). Jyllands-Posten. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

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