Women's football in Sweden

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Women's football in Sweden
Country Sweden
Governing body SvFF
National team Women's national team
National competitions
International competitions
Champions League
FIFA Women's World Cup (National Team)
European Championship(National Team)
Olympics(National Team)

Women's football in Sweden is one of the traditional powers of women's football.[1][2][3][4][5]

National competition[edit]

Damallsvenskan is the national competition for women footballers in Sweden.[6][7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Swedish league soccer stars work overtime". ESPN. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  2. ^ Thomsen, Ian (1996-12-14). "Women's Soccer - For Swedish Star, the Joy Might Soon Be Gone". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  3. ^ Tony Leighton. "Seven deadly sins of football: England's shoot-out jinx begins - England, 1984 | Football". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-02-21. 
  4. ^ Radio, Sveriges. "Why women's football is big in Sweden - Radio Sweden". Retrieved 13 July 2017. 
  5. ^ Hjelm, Jonny (1 March 2011). "The bad female football player: women's football in Sweden". Soccer & Society. 12 (2): 143–158. doi:10.1080/14660970.2011.548352. Retrieved 13 July 2017 – via Taylor and Francis+NEJM. 
  6. ^ "At the top of women's soccer". Sweden. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  7. ^ "Swedish league soccer stars work overtime". Retrieved 13 July 2017.