Denmark women's national football team

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Denmark
Dansk boldspil union logo.svg
Nickname(s) De rød-hvide
(The Red and White)
Association Dansk Boldspil-Union (DBU)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Lars Søndergaard
Captain Pernille Harder
Most caps Katrine Pedersen (210) [1]
Top scorer Pernille Harder (66) [2]
Home stadium Energi Viborg Arena
FIFA code DEN
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First colours
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FIFA ranking
Current 15 Increase2.svg 1 (20 August 2021) [3]
Highest6 (March 2007)
Lowest20 (June 2016)
First international
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1–0 Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg
(Markusböle, Finland; 27 July 1974)
Biggest win
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 15–0 Georgia  Flag of Georgia.svg
(Vejle, Denmark; 24 October 2009)
Biggest defeat
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 7–0 Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg
(Orlando, United States; 24 February 1995)
World Cup
Appearances4 (first in 1991 )
Best resultQuarterfinals (1991, 1995)
European Championship
Appearances9 (first in 1984)
Best resultRunners-up (2017)

The Denmark women's national football team (Danish : Danmarks kvindelige fodboldlandshold) represents Denmark in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Danish Football Association (DBU) and competes as a member of UEFA in various international football tournaments such as the FIFA Women's World Cup, UEFA Women's Euro, the Summer Olympics, and the Algarve Cup.

History

Home stadium

The Denmark women's national football team plays their home matches on the Viborg Stadium.

Coaching staff

RoleNameStart date
Head coach Flag of Denmark.svg Lars Søndergaard December 2017
Assistant coach Flag of Denmark.svg Johanna Rasmussen January 2021
Assistant coach and talent identification Flag of Denmark.svg Lene Terp September 2016
Goalkeeper coach Flag of Denmark.svg Heidi Johansen 2015
Physiotherapist Flag of Denmark.svg Rikke Holm Brink June 2015

Players

Current squad

The following 23 players were named to the squad for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification games starting 16 September 2021. [4]

Caps and goals are current as of 16 September 2021. [5]

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Lene Christensen (2000-02-04) 4 February 2000 (age 21)50 Flag of Denmark.svg KoldingQ
161 GK Katrine Svane (1998-03-17) 17 March 1998 (age 23)00 Flag of Denmark.svg AGF
221 GK Kathrine Larsen (1993-05-05) 5 May 1993 (age 28)30 Flag of Norway.svg Klepp IL

22 DF Sara Thrige (1996-05-15) 15 May 1996 (age 25)141 Flag of Italy.svg AC Milan
32 DF Stine Ballisager Pedersen (1994-01-03) 3 January 1994 (age 27)212 Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga
42 DF Rikke Sevecke (vice-captain) (1996-06-15) 15 June 1996 (age 25)314 Flag of England.svg Everton
52 DF Karen Holmgaard (1999-01-28) 28 January 1999 (age 22)130 Flag of Germany.svg Turbine Potsdam
182 DF Luna Gevitz (1994-03-03) 3 March 1994 (age 27)140 Flag of Sweden.svg BK Häcken
232 DF Sofie Svava (2000-08-11) 11 August 2000 (age 21)191 Flag of Germany.svg VfL Wolfsburg

63 MF Nanna Christiansen (1989-06-17) 17 June 1989 (age 32)11112 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF
73 MF Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen (1988-08-15) 15 August 1988 (age 33)15553 Flag of Sweden.svg FC Rosengård
83 MF Emma Snerle (2001-03-23) 23 March 2001 (age 20)170 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring
93 MF Olivia Holdt (2001-06-07) 7 June 2001 (age 20)20 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring
113 MF Katrine Veje (1991-06-19) 19 June 1991 (age 30)1289 Flag of Sweden.svg FC Rosengård
133 MF Sofie Junge Pedersen (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 (age 29)696 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
193 MF Janni Thomsen (2000-02-16) 16 February 2000 (age 21)71 Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga
213 MF Mille Gejl (1999-09-23) 23 September 1999 (age 21)103 Flag of Sweden.svg BK Häcken

104 FW Pernille Harder (captain) (1992-11-15) 15 November 1992 (age 28)12966 Flag of England.svg Chelsea
124 FW Stine Larsen (1996-01-24) 24 January 1996 (age 25)5415 Flag of Sweden.svg BK Häcken
144 FW Nicoline Sørensen (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 24)438 Flag of England.svg Everton
154 FW Kathrine Møller Kühl (2003-07-05) 5 July 2003 (age 18)40 Flag of Denmark.svg FC Nordsjælland
174 FW Rikke Madsen (1997-08-09) 9 August 1997 (age 24)111 Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga
204 FW Signe Bruun (1998-04-06) 6 April 1998 (age 23)144 Flag of France.svg Lyon

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up to the Denmark squad within the last 12 months.

This list may be incomplete, and caps and goals may be incorrect.

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Katrine Abel (1990-06-28) 28 June 1990 (age 31)170 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy; 27 October 2020RET
GK Freja Thisgaard (2002-07-24) 24 July 2002 (age 19)00 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring UEFA Euro qual.

DF Simone Boye Sørensen (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 29)655 Flag of Germany.svg Bayern Munich v. Flag of Spain.svg  Spain; 15 June 2021INJ

MF Josefine Hasbo (2001-11-20) 20 November 2001 (age 19)20 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF v. Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales; 13 April 2021

FW Nadia Nadim (1988-01-02) 2 January 1988 (age 33)9938 Flag of the United States.svg Racing Louisville FC v. Flag of Spain.svg  Spain; 15 June 2021INJ
FW Caroline Møller (1998-12-19) 19 December 1998 (age 22)60 Flag of Italy.svg Inter v. Flag of Spain.svg  Spain; 15 June 2021
FW Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24) 24 July 1995 (age 26)581 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina v. Flag of Spain.svg  Spain; 15 June 2021

Notes:

Previous squads

Player records

Managers

Results and fixtures

  Win  Draw  Lose  Fixtures

2020

22 September 2020 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Malta  Flag of Malta.svg0–8Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Ta' Qali, Malta
18:30 Report
Stadium: The National Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: María Dolores Martinez Madrona (Spain)
21 October 2020 [note 1] 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg4–0Flag of Israel.svg  Israel Viborg, Denmark
18:00
Report Stadium: Viborg Stadium
Referee: Reelika Turi (Estonia)
27 October 2020 [note 1] 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Italy  Flag of Italy.svg1–3Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Empoli, Italy
17:30 Giacinti Soccerball shade.svg 60' Report Giuliani Soccerball shade.svg 6' (o.g.)
Nadim Soccerball shade.svg 17', 47'
Stadium: Stadio Carlo Castellani
Referee: Cheryl Foster (Wales)
1 December 2020 [note 2] 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg0–0Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Viborg, Denmark
17:15 Report Stadium: Viborg Stadium

    2021

    8 April 2021 Friendly Republic of Ireland  Flag of Ireland.svg0–1Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    19:30 Report
    Stadium: Tallaght Stadium
    Referee: Louise Thompson
    13 April 2021 Friendly Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg1–1Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Cardiff, Wales
    20:15
    Report
    Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium
    Referee: Stacey Pearson (England)
    10 June 2021 Friendly Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg3–2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Horsens, Denmark
    18:00 Yallop Soccerball shade.svg 15' (o.g.)
    Sevecke Soccerball shade.svg 21'
    Arnold Soccerball shade.svg 25' (o.g.)
    Report Fowler Soccerball shade.svg 87'
    Polkinghorne Soccerball shade.svg 90+2'
    Stadium: CASA Arena Horsens
    Attendance: 2195
    Referee: Lina Lehtovaara (Finland)
    15 June 2021 Friendly Spain  Flag of Spain.svg3–0Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Alcorcón, Spain
    19:30 Bonmatí Soccerball shade.svg 45', 84'
    Guijarro Soccerball shade.svg 67'
    Report Stadium: Estadio de Santo Domingo
    Attendance: 500
    Referee: Karoline Wacker (Germany)
    16 September 2021 World Cup 2023 qualifying Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg7–0Flag of Malta.svg  Malta Viborg, Denmark
    Troelsgaard Soccerball shade.svg 14'

    Bruun Soccerball shade.svg 23', Soccerball shade.svg 48'
    Larsen Soccerball shade.svg 26'
    Harder Soccerball shade.svg 47'
    Sevecke Soccerball shade.svg 78'
    Johansen Yellow card.svg 80'

    Andersen Soccerball shade.svg 89'
    Report Zammit Yellow card.svg 72'
    Zahra Yellow card.svg 90'
    Stadium: Viborg Stadion
    Referee: Karoline Wacker (Germany)

    Honours

    Achievements

    Women's World Cup record

    FIFA Women's World Cup Finals record
    YearResultPldWD*LGFGAGD
    Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Quarter-finals411276+1
    Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Quarter-finals410378−1
    Flag of the United States.svg 1999 Group stage300318−7
    Flag of the United States.svg 2003 Did not qualify
    Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 Group stage3102440
    Flag of Germany.svg 2011 Did not qualify
    Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015
    Flag of France.svg 2019
    Flag of Australia (converted).svg Flag of New Zealand.svg 2023 To be determined
    Total4/91431101926−7
    *Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

    Olympic Games record

    Olympic Games record
    YearResultMatchesWinsDraws*LossesGFGA
    Flag of the United States.svg 1996 Group stage3003211
    Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2000 Did not qualify
    Flag of Greece.svg 2004
    Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008
    Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012
    Flag of Brazil.svg 2016
    Total1/63003211

    UEFA Women's Championship record

    UEFA Women's Euro record
    YearResultPldWD*LGFGA
    1984 Semi-final200213
    Flag of Norway.svg 1987 Did not qualify
    Flag of Germany.svg 1989
    Flag of Denmark.svg 1991 Third place211021
    Flag of Italy.svg 1993 Third place210132
    Flag of England.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Norway.svg Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Did not qualify
    Flag of Norway.svg Flag of Sweden.svg 1997 Group stage301229
    Flag of Germany.svg 2001 Semi-final420266
    Flag of England.svg 2005 Group stage311144
    Flag of Finland.svg 2009 Group stage310234
    Flag of Sweden.svg 2013 Semi-final504156
    Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2017 Runners-up631266
    Flag of England.svg 2022 Qualified
    Total9/133098133241

    Algarve Cup record

    YearResultMatchesWinsDrawsLossesGFGA
    1994 Fourth place310227
    1995 Runners-up4301123
    1996 Fourth place420275
    1997 Fourth place421164
    1998 Runners-up421194
    1999 Fourth place412185
    2000 Sixth place410356
    2001 Runners-up420285
    2002 Sixth place410347
    2003 Ninth place411225
    2004 Seventh place410313
    2005 Sixth place410369
    2006 Ninth place4112613
    2007 Runners-up420255
    2008 Runners-up430142
    2009 Third place430152
    2010 Fifth place420248
    2011 Sixth place410324
    2012 Fifth place420248
    2013 Seventh place412132
    2014 Sixth place411267
    2015 Sixth place4112710
    2016 Seventh place420267
    2017 Third place4211133
    2018 Tenth place402235
    2019 Sixth place310223
    2020 Fifth place320173
    Total26/26101441148132140

    Invitational trophies

    World Cup (Old invitational event)

    European Championship (Unofficial events)

    See also

    Notes

    1. 1 2 All matches originally scheduled to be played in April and June 2020 were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe. [7] These matches were subsequently rescheduled to be played between September and November 2020.
    2. Matches originally scheduled to be played on 22 September 2020 were rearranged following postponements to other matches due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.

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