Denmark women's national football team

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Denmark
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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 Merete Pedersen (65) [2]
Home stadium Energi Viborg Arena
FIFA code DEN
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First colours
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FIFA ranking
Current 16 Steady2.svg(26 June 2020) [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.

Contents

History

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

Players

Current squad

The following 23 players were named to the squad for the 2020 Algarve Cup. [4] [5]

Caps and goals are current as of 10 March 2020 after the match against Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium. [6]

Head coach: Lars Søndergaard

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Katrine Abel (1990-06-28) 28 June 1990 (age 30)140 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF
221 GK Kathrine Larsen (1993-05-05) 5 May 1993 (age 27)10 Flag of Sweden.svg Djurgårdens IF

42 DF Rikke Sevecke (1996-06-15) 15 June 1996 (age 24)221 Flag of England.svg Everton
52 DF Simone Boye (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 28)575 Flag of Germany.svg Bayern Munich
82 DF Theresa Eslund (1986-07-20) 20 July 1986 (age 33)1335 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF
182 DF Sara Holmgaard (1999-01-28) 28 January 1999 (age 21)40 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring
192 DF Stine Ballisager (1994-01-03) 3 January 1994 (age 26)152 Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga
232 DF Sofie Svava (2000-08-11) 11 August 2000 (age 19)101 Flag of Sweden.svg FC Rosengard
272 DF Luna Gevitz (1994-03-03) 3 March 1994 (age 26)110 Flag of France.svg Guingamp

23 MF Emma Snerle (2001-03-23) 23 March 2001 (age 19)90 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring
63 MF Nanna Christiansen (1989-06-17) 17 June 1989 (age 31)10411 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF
73 MF Sanne Troelsgaard (1988-08-15) 15 August 1988 (age 31)14549 Flag of Sweden.svg FC Rosengard
143 MF Nicoline Sørensen (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 22)337 Flag of England.svg Everton
203 MF Sara Thrige (1996-05-15) 15 May 1996 (age 24)110 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring
253 MF Janni Thomsen (2000-02-16) 16 February 2000 (age 20)31 Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga
263 MF Josefine Hasbo (2001-11-20) 20 November 2001 (age 18)20 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF

104 FW Pernille Harder (captain) (1992-11-15) 15 November 1992 (age 27)11861 Flag of Germany.svg VfL Wolfsburg
124 FW Stine Larsen (1996-01-24) 24 January 1996 (age 24)4513 Flag of France.svg FC Fleury 91
154 FW Frederikke Thøgersen (1995-07-24) 24 July 1995 (age 24)521 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina
174 FW Rikke Marie Madsen (1997-08-09) 9 August 1997 (age 22)81 Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga
214 FW Amalie Thestrup (1995-03-17) 17 March 1995 (age 25)40 Flag of Italy.svg AS Roma
244 FW Caroline Møller (1998-12-19) 19 December 1998 (age 21)20 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up 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

DF Janni Arnth (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986 (age 33)932 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina 2020 Algarve Cup PRE

MF Sofie Junge (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 (age 28)594 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus 2020 Algarve Cup PRE
MF Katrine Veje (1991-06-19) 19 June 1991 (age 29)1199 Flag of Sweden.svg FC Rosengard v. Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia, 12 November 2019 INJ
MF Mille Gejl (1999-09-23) 23 September 1999 (age 20)93 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby IF v. Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia, 8 October 2019 INJ
MF Karen Holmgaard (1999-01-28) 28 January 1999 (age 21)100 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring v. Flag of Israel.svg  Israel, 3 September 2019 INJ

FW Nadia Nadim (1988-01-02) 2 January 1988 (age 32)9334 Flag of France.svg Paris Saint-Germain 2020 Algarve Cup INJ

Notes:

Previous squads

Player records

Most appearances

As of 10 March 2020

Players listed in bold are still active at national level. [7]

#NameDenmark careerCaps
1 Katrine Pedersen 1994–2013210
2 Johanna Rasmussen 2002–2018153
3 Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present145
4 Merete Pedersen 1993–2009136
5 Theresa Eslund 2008–present133
6 Line Røddik Hansen 2006–present132
7 Cathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010121
8 Katrine Veje 2009–present119
Pernille Harder 2009–present118
10 Anne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–2007118

Top goalscorers

As of 10 March 2020

Players listed in bold are still active at national level.

#PlayerDenmark careerGoalsCapsGoals per game
1 Merete Pedersen 1993–2009651360.48
2 Pernille Harder 2009–present611180.51
3 Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen 2008–present491450.34
4 Gitte Krogh 1994–200146900.51
5 Johanna Rasmussen 2002–2018411530.27
6 Helle Jensen 1987–199638770.49
7 Cathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2000–2010361210.3
8 Nadia Nadim 2009–present34930.37
9 Lene Jensen 1996–2010261090.24
Anne Dot Eggers Nielsen 1993–20071180.22

Managers

Recent schedule and results

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

2019

29 August 2019 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg8–0Flag of Malta.svg  Malta Viborg, Denmark
18:00 CET Troelsgaard Soccerball shade.svg 5', 45+2'
Harder Soccerball shade.svg 19'
Sevecke Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Larsen Soccerball shade.svg 58', 90+2'
Gejl Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Sørensen Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Report Stadium: Viborg Stadium
Attendance: 3,890
Referee: Angelika Söder (Germany)
3 September 2019 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Israel  Flag of Israel.svg0–3Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Ramat Gan, Israel
18:00 CET Report Barkai Soccerball shade.svg 13' (o.g.)
Nadim Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Harder Soccerball shade.svg 84'
Stadium: Ramat Gan Stadium
Attendance: 1,070
Referee: Sandra Strub (Switzerland)
8 October 2019 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Georgia  Flag of Georgia.svg0–2Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Tbilisi, Georgia
18:00 CET Report Gejl Soccerball shade.svg 14'
Sørensen Soccerball shade.svg 58'
Stadium: Mikheil Meskhi Stadium
Attendance: 287
Referee: Reelika Turi (Estonia)
12 November 2019 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg14–0Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia Viborg, Denmark
18:00 CET Nadim Soccerball shade.svg 4', 26', 36'
Larsen Soccerball shade.svg 16', 19', 53'
Sørensen Soccerball shade.svg 27', 39'
Svava Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Harder Soccerball shade.svg 34', 45', 73'
Christiansen Soccerball shade.svg 82'
Madsen Soccerball shade.svg 90+1'
Report Stadium: Viborg Stadium
Attendance: 3,085
Referee: Silvia Domingos (Portugal)

2020

4 March 2020 2020 Algarve Cup Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg1–2Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Parchal, Portugal
14:00 Harder Soccerball shade.svg 7' Report
Stadium: Vista Municipal Stadium
7 March 2020 2020 Algarve Cup Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg1–2Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Lagos, Portugal
14:30
Report
Stadium: Lagos Municipal Stadium
Referee: Francia González (Mexico)
10 March 2020 2020 Algarve Cup Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg4–0Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Lagos, Portugal
17:30
Stadium: Lagos Municipal Stadium
22 September 2020 2021 UEFA Women's EQ Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svgvFlag of Italy.svg  Italy

    Competitive record

    Women's World Cup

    FIFA Women's World Cup 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

    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 Euro

    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
    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
    2019 Sixth place310223
    2020 Fifth place320173
    Total26/26101441148132140

    Invitational trophies

    World Cup (Old invitational event)

    European Championship (Unofficial events)

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