|Full name||Fotboll Club Rosengård|
|Founded||7 September 1970 as Malmö FF Dam|
12 December 2013 as FC Rosengård Malmö
|Ground||Malmö IP, Malmö|
|Head Coach||Jonas Eidevall|
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,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. 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.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 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.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 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.
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.
For details of current and former players, see Category:FC Rosengård players.
All results (away, home and aggregate) list Rosengård Malmö's goal tally first.
|2003–2004||Second qualifying round||3–0||–||–|
|2011–2012||Round of 32||1–2 f||5–0||6–2|
|Round of 16||3–1 f||1–0||4–1|
|2012–2013||Round of 32||4–0 f||6–1||10–1|
|Round of 16||2–0||1–0 f||3–0|
|2013–2014||Round of 32||3–1 f||5–0||8–1|
|Round of 16||1–3||1–2 f||2–5|
|2014–2015||Round of 32||3–1 f||2–0||5–1|
|Round of 16||2–0||2–1 f||4–1|
|Quarter-final||1–1 f||3–3||4–4 (agr)|
|2015–2016||Round of 32||2–0 f||7–0||9–0|
|Round of 16||3–1 f||5–1||8–2|
|Quarter-final||1–0 a.e.t. (4p–5p)||0–1 f||1–1|
|2016–2017||Round of 32||1–0 f||0–0||1–0|
|Round of 16||3–1 f||3–0||6–1|
|2017–2018||Round of 32||1–0 f||4–0||5–0|
|Round of 16||0–3 f||0–1||0–4|
|2018–2019||Round of 32||1–0 f||2–0||3–0|
|Round of 16||X–X||2–3 f||X–X|
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