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)
Danish Dynamite
Association Danish Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Lars Søndergaard
Captain Pernille Harder
Most caps Katrine Pedersen (210) [1]
Top scorer Merete Pedersen (65) [2]
FIFA code DEN
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First colours
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FIFA ranking
Current 17 Decrease2.svg 1 (7 December 2018) [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 represents Denmark in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Danish Football Association (DBU).

Contents

International record

FIFA Women's World Cup

World Cup Finals
YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Quarterfinals411276+1
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Quarterfinals410378−1
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 Did not qualify
Flag of France.svg 2019 Did not qualify
Total4/81431101926−7
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympic Games

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

UEFA Women's Championship

YearResultMatchesWinsDrawsLossesGFGA
1984 Semifinal200213
Flag of Norway.svg 1987 Did not qualify
Flag of Germany.svg 1989 Did not qualify
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 Semifinal420266
Flag of England.svg 2005 Group stage311144
Flag of Finland.svg 2009 Group stage310234
Flag of Sweden.svg 2013 Semifinal504156
Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2017 Runners-up631266
Total9/123098133241

Algarve Cup

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
Total24/2495411145123134

Invitational trophies

World Cup (Old invitational event)

European Championship (Unofficial events)

Recent schedule and results

2017

The following is a list of matches in 2017

2018

The following is a list of matches in 2018

    Team

    Current squad

    The following players were selected for the 2019 World Cup qualifying play-off games against Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg on 5 and 9 October 2018. [12]

    Caps and goals as of 9 October 2018. [12]

    Head coach: Lars Søndergaard

    No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
    11 GK Line Geltzer Johansen (1989-07-26) 26 July 1989 (age 29)50 Flag of Norway.svg Avaldsnes IL
    161 GK Naja Bahrenscheer (1996-09-03) 3 September 1996 (age 22)20 Flag of Denmark.svg BSF

    22 DF Mie Leth Jans (1994-02-06) 6 February 1994 (age 24)260 Flag of England.svg Manchester City
    32 DF Janni Arnth Jensen ( vice-captain) (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986 (age 32)881 Flag of Sweden.svg Linköpings FC
    52 DF Simone Boye Sørensen (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 26)555 Flag of Sweden.svg FC Rosengård
    82 DF Theresa Nielsen (1986-07-20) 20 July 1986 (age 32)1285 Flag of the United States.svg Seattle Reign
    122 DF Rikke Sevecke (1996-06-15) 15 June 1996 (age 22)110 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF

    43 MF Maja Kildemoes (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 (age 22)271 Flag of Sweden.svg Linköpings FC
    63 MF Nanna Christiansen (1989-06-17) 17 June 1989 (age 29)957 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF
    73 MF Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen (1988-08-15) 15 August 1988 (age 30)13145 Flag of Sweden.svg FC Rosengård
    113 MF Katrine Veje (1991-06-19) 19 June 1991 (age 27)1159 Flag of France.svg Montpellier HSC
    133 MF Sofie Junge Pedersen (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 (age 26)524 Flag of Sweden.svg Vittsjö GIK
    183 MF Julie Tavlo Petersson (1989-10-20) 20 October 1989 (age 29)131 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF
    203 MF Nicoline Sørensen (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 21)192 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF
    213 MF Mille Gejl (1999-09-23) 23 September 1999 (age 19)00 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF
    233 MF Karen Holmgaard (1999-01-28) 28 January 1999 (age 19)100 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring

    94 FW Nadia Nadim (1988-01-02) 2 January 1988 (age 31)8529 Flag of England.svg Manchester City
    104 FW Pernille Harder ( captain) (1992-11-15) 15 November 1992 (age 26)10553 Flag of Germany.svg VfL Wolfsburg
    154 FW Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24) 24 July 1995 (age 23)421 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring

    Recent call-ups

    The following list of active players were not called up for the latest match of the national team, but have been called up for an A-level match within the last 12 months.

    Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
    GK Stina Lykke Petersen (1986-02-09) 9 February 1986 (age 32)830 Flag of Denmark.svg KoldingQ v. Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden; 4 September 2018RET
    GK Maria Lindblad Christensen (1995-07-03) 3 July 1995 (age 23)10 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring v. Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia; 24 October 2017INJ

    DF Line Røddik Hansen (1988-01-31) 31 January 1988 (age 30)13213 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Ajax v. Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary; 19 September 2017
    DF Cecilie Sandvej (1990-06-13) 13 June 1990 (age 28)341 Flag of Germany.svg 1. FFC Frankfurt v. Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden; 4 September 2018
    DF Laura Frank (1998-08-03) 3 August 1998 (age 20)20 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring 2018 Algarve Cup
    DF Stine Ballisager Pedersen (1994-01-03) 3 January 1994 (age 25)20 Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga v. Flag of the United States.svg  United States; 21 January 2018
    DF Luna Gevitz (1994-03-03) 3 March 1994 (age 24)100 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring v. Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary; 19 September 2017

    MF Julie Trustrup Jensen (1994-04-06) 6 April 1994 (age 24)210 Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga v. Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden; 4 September 2018
    MF Karoline Smidt Nielsen (1994-05-12) 12 May 1994 (age 24)245 Flag of Germany.svg Turbine Potsdam v. Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary; 12 June 2018INJ
    FW Johanna Rasmussen (1983-07-02) 2 July 1983 (age 35)15341 Flag of Sweden.svg Linköpings FC v. Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden; 4 September 2018INJ
    MF Line Sigvardsen Jensen (1991-08-23) 23 August 1991 (age 27)662 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring UEFA Women's Euro 2017 INJ
    MF Sarah Dyrehauge Hansen (1996-09-14) 14 September 1996 (age 22)92 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring v. Flag of the United States.svg  United States; 21 January 2018INJ
    MF Caroline Rask (1994-05-25) 25 May 1994 (age 24)91 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring v. Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary; 12 June 2018

    FW Stine Larsen (1996-01-24) 24 January 1996 (age 23)377 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF v. Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine; 9 April 2018INJ
    FW Signe Bruun (1998-04-06) 6 April 1998 (age 20)21 Flag of France.svg Paris Saint-Germain 2018 Algarve Cup INJ
    FW Caroline Møller (1998-12-19) 19 December 1998 (age 20)00 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring v. Flag of the United States.svg  United States; 21 January 2018

    Previous squads

    Player records

    Most appearances

    As of 9 October 2018

    Players listed in bold are still active at national level. [1] [2]

    #NameDenmark careerCaps
    1 Katrine Pedersen 1994–2013210
    2 Johanna Rasmussen 2002–present153
    3 Merete Pedersen 1993–2009136
    4 Line Røddik Hansen 2006–present132
    5 Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present131
    6 Theresa Nielsen 2008–present128
    7 Cathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010121
    8 Anne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–2007118
    9 Katrine Veje 2009–present115
    10 Lene Jensen 1996–2010109

    Top goalscorers

    As of 9 October 2018

    Players listed in bold are still active at national level. [1] [2]

    #PlayerDenmark careerGoalsCapsGoals per game
    1 Merete Pedersen 1993–2009651360.47
    2 Pernille Harder 2009–present531050.50
    3 Gitte Krogh 1994–200146900.51
    4 Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present451310.34
    5 Johanna Rasmussen 2002–present411530.26
    6 Helle Jensen 1987–199638770.49
    7 Cathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010361210.29
    8 Nadia Nadim 2009–present29850.34
    9 Lene Jensen 1996–2010261090.23
    Anne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–20071180.22

    Coaching staff

    RoleNameStart date
    Head coach Flag of Denmark.svg Lars Søndergaard December 2017
    Assistant coach Flag of Denmark.svg Katrine S. Pedersen September 2015
    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

    Managers

    References

    1. 1 2 3 Denmark - Caps
    2. 1 2 3 Denmark - Goals
    3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
    4. Nordic Cup
    5. Coppa del Mondo (Women) 1970
    6. Mundial (Women) 1971
    7. 1 2 3 4 5 Mundialito (Women) 1982-1988
    8. Coppa Europa per Nazioni (Women) 1969
    9. Inofficial European Women Championship 1979
    10. "Spillernes afbud fører til aflysning af VM-kvalkamp". dbu.dk. 20 October 2017.
    11. "UEFA-beslut i Danmarksfrågan". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association. 16 November 2017. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
    12. 1 2 Truppen