FC Rosengård

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FC Rosengård
FC Rosengard logo.svg
Full nameFotboll Club Rosengård
Founded7 September 1970;49 years ago (1970-09-07) as Malmö FF Dam
12 December 2013;5 years ago (2013-12-12) as FC Rosengård Malmö
Ground Malmö IP, Malmö
ChairmanHåkan Wifvesson
Head Coach Jonas Eidevall [1]
League Damallsvenskan
2018 3rd

FC Rosengård, formerly Malmö FF Dam (1970–2007) and LdB FC Malmö (2007–2013), is a professional football club based in Malmö, Scania, Sweden. The team was established as Malmö FF Dam in 1970 and has played a total of 35 seasons in the women's premier division, [2] of which 7 in the Division 1 (until 1987) and 28 in the Damallsvenskan (since its formation in 1988). The team has won the league a record ten times, the latest in 2015. As of the end of the 2015 season, the club ranks first in the overall Damallsvenskan table. [3] FC Rosengård play their home games at Malmö IP in Malmö. The club it merged with, FC Rosengård 1917, has both men's and women's teams. [4]

Malmö Place in Scania, Sweden

Malmö is the largest city of the Swedish county of Skåne County, the third-largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm and Gothenburg, and the sixth-largest city in Scandinavia, with a population of 316,588 inhabitants out of a municipal total of 338,230 in 2018. The Malmö Metropolitan Region is home to over 700,000 people, and the Øresund Region, which includes Malmö, is home to 4 million people.

Scania Place in Götaland, Sweden

Scania, also known as Skåne, is the southernmost province (landskap) of Sweden. Within Scania, there are 33 municipalities that are autonomous within the Scania Regional Council. Scania's largest city is Malmö, which is also the third largest in Sweden, as well as the fifth largest in Scandinavia.

Damallsvenskan Swedish womens association football top division

The Damallsvenskan, also known as OBOS Damallsvenskan for sponsorship reasons, Swedish for ladies all-Swedish, is the highest division of women's football in Sweden. It is also referred to as the women's Allsvenskan, this term being used alone to refer to the men's division.



On 7 September 1970 the board of Malmö FF took the decision to start a women's team as part of the main club. The team was called Malmö FF Dam – the word dam meaning lady – to distinguish the team from the men's division of the same club.

In 1986 the club won the Swedish Women's Football Division 1 for the first time. The Division 1 was Sweden's highest division until 1988 when the Damallsvenskan was formed. It took three seasons for the club to win the newly formed Damallsvenskan in 1990 and more success followed in 1991, 1993 and 1994. Malmö FF Dam would then finish as runners-up for seven consecutive seasons (from 1996 to 2002).

In April 2007, Malmö FF Dam started a rebranding of the team, including a new team name, jerseys, and logo. The team was renamed LdB FC Malmö on 11 April 2007. This meant that the club fully withdrew from Malmö FF and became a club of its own. The change of name was related to a 24 million SEK sponsorship deal with Swedish skincare firm Hardford; whose leading brand Lait de Beauté (lit. beauty milk) became the name of the club. [5]

Swedish krona Currency of Sweden

The krona is the official currency of Sweden. Both the ISO code "SEK" and currency sign "kr" are in common use; the former precedes or follows the value, the latter usually follows it but, especially in the past, it sometimes preceded the value. In English, the currency is sometimes referred to as the Swedish crown, as krona literally means "crown" in Swedish. The Swedish krona was the ninth-most traded currency in the world by value in April 2016.

Under the LdB FC Malmö name, the club won the Damallsvenskan championship in 2010, which qualified them for the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League. A successful title defense campaign followed in the 2011 season. In the final match of the 2012 season they suffered a home defeat (0–1) to Tyresö FF, the result meant Tyresö FF were champions due to better goal difference. [6] In 2013, they clinched the title once again, with a (2–3) win away against Tyresö FF being the turning point of the season.

The 2011−12 UEFA Women's Champions League was the eleventh edition of the European women's championship for football clubs. The final was held in the Olympiastadion in Munich, Germany on 17 May 2012.

Tyresö FF

Tyresö Fotbollsförening is a Swedish football club in Tyresö, a municipality in Stockholm County. The club was founded in 1971 and is primarily known for its main women's team, which competed in the top-tier league Damallsvenskan in the 2010–2014, 1993–1996 and 1999 seasons, winning the Swedish Championship in 2012. Notable players that have played for the team include the most capped footballer of all time Kristine Lilly, joint FIFA Female Player of the Century Michelle Akers and six time FIFA World Player of the Year Marta.

In October 2013, LdB FC Malmö merged with FC Rosengård 1917, adopting the name of the latter. [4] The Damallsvenskan title wins of 2014 and 2015 added to the 2013 title (as LdB FC Malmö), made the club three times in a row title winners for the first time in its history.

FC Rosengård 1917 association football club in Malmö, Sweden

FC Rosengård is a Swedish professional football club located in the area Rosengård of Malmö. The club was founded on 4 September 1917 as Malmö Boll & Idrottsförening but has since been merged once and renamed twice. The club has been the starting ground for many famous Swedish football players, including Zlatan Ibrahimović, Yksel Osmanovski and Labinot Harbuzi.


FCR's Nilla Fischer (centre) in July 2011 Nilla Fischer with teammates in LdB Malmo.JPG
FCR's Nilla Fischer (centre) in July 2011
FCR team in August 2015 Eskilstuna United - FC Rosengard0022.jpg
FCR team in August 2015
As of 9 September 2019. [7]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

As the governing body of association football, FIFA is responsible for maintaining and implementing the rules that determine whether an association football player is eligible to represent a particular country in officially recognised international competitions and friendly matches. In the 20th century, FIFA allowed a player to represent any national team, as long as the player held citizenship of that country. In 2004, in reaction to the growing trend towards naturalisation of foreign players in some countries, FIFA implemented a significant new ruling that requires a player to demonstrate a "clear connection" to any country they wish to represent. FIFA has used its authority to overturn results of competitive international matches that feature ineligible players.

1 Flag of Sweden.svg GK Zećira Mušović
2 Flag of Denmark.svg DF Mie Leth Jans
3 Flag of Sweden.svg DF Nathalie Björn
4 Flag of Iceland.svg DF Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir
7 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Ebba Wieder
8 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Hanna Bennison
9 Flag of Sweden.svg FW Anna Anvegård
10 Flag of Serbia.svg MF Jelena Čanković
14 Flag of Nigeria.svg FW Anam Imo
15 Flag of Sweden.svg DF Jessica Samuelsson
16 Flag of the United States.svg FW Hailie Mace
17 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Caroline Seger (captain)
20 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Johanna Rytting Kaneryd
22 Flag of Scotland.svg FW Fiona Brown
23 Flag of Denmark.svg DF Sofie Svava
32 Flag of Sweden.svg GK Emma Lind
36 Flag of Sweden.svg DF Edina Filekovic
44 Flag of Sweden.svg DF Malin Levenstad
51 Flag of Denmark.svg FW Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen

Former players

For details of current and former players, see Category:FC Rosengård players.


Note: Achievements of Malmö FF Dam, LdB FC Malmö and FC Rosengård are all counted here




Record in UEFA competitions

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Rosengård Malmö's goal tally first.

2003–2004 Second qualifying round Flag of Finland.svg Jakobstad–Pietarsaari 3–0
Flag of Israel.svg Maccabi Holon 6–1
Flag of Ukraine.svg Legenda Chernihiv (Host)3–0
Quarter-final Flag of Norway.svg Kolbotn 0–12–0 f2–1
Semi-final Flag of Germany.svg Frankfurt 1–40–0 f1–4
2011–2012 Round of 32 Flag of Italy.svg Tavagnacco 1–2 f5–06–2
Round of 16 Flag of Austria.svg Neulengbach 3–1 f1–04–1
Quarter-final Flag of Germany.svg Frankfurt 0–31–0 f1–3
2012–2013 Round of 32 Flag of Hungary.svg MTK Budapest 4–0 f6–110–1
Round of 16 Flag of Italy.svg Verona 2–01–0 f3–0
Quarter-final Flag of France.svg Olympique Lyon 0–5 f0–30–8
2013–2014 Round of 32 Flag of Norway.svg Lillestrøm 3–1 f5–08–1
Round of 16 Flag of Germany.svg Wolfsburg 1–31–2 f2–5
2014–2015 Round of 32 Flag of Russia.svg Ryazan 3–1 f2–05–1
Round of 16 Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring 2–02–1 f4–1
Quarter-final Flag of Germany.svg Wolfsburg 1–1 f3–34–4 (agr)
2015–2016 Round of 32 Flag of Finland.svg Vantaa 2–0 f7–09–0
Round of 16 Flag of Italy.svg Verona 3–1 f5–18–2
Quarter-final Flag of Germany.svg Frankfurt 1–0 a.e.t. (4p–5p)0–1 f1–1
2016–2017 Round of 32 Flag of Iceland.svg Breiðablik Kópavogur 1–0 f0–01–0
Round of 16 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Slavia Prague 3–1 f3–06–1
Quarter-final Flag of Spain.svg FC Barcelona 0–20–1 f0–3
2017–2018 Round of 32 Flag of Romania.svg Olimpia Cluj-Napoca 1–0 f4–05–0
Round of 16 Flag of England.svg Chelsea 0–3 f0–10–4
2018–2019 Round of 32 Flag of Russia.svg Ryazan 1–0 f2–03–0
Round of 16 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Slavia Prague X–X2–3 fX–X

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  1. Magnus Ericsson (31 October 2017). "Jonas Eidevall tillbaka i FCR". fcrosengard.se (in Swedish). FC Rosengård. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  2. "Women's Top Division All Time Table". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association (SvFF). Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  3. "Damallsvenskan All Time Table". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association (SvFF). Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  4. 1 2 "LDB blir FC Rosengård". sydsvenskan.se (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan. 9 October 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  5. "MFF dam byter namn till LDB Football Club". sydsvenskan.se (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  6. "Damallsvenskan 2012 Table and Results". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association (SvFF). Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  7. "OBOS Damallsvenskan". FC Rosengård. Retrieved 23 July 2019.

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