Malin Andersson

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Malin Andersson
Personal information
Full nameMalin Elisabeth Andersson
Date of birth (1993-05-04) 4 May 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Kristianstad, Sweden
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1987 Arkelstorps IF
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1988–1993 Wä IF
1994–2001 Älvsjö AIK
2001–2005 Malmö FF
National team
1990 Sweden U17 4 (0)
1993 Sweden U20 19 (0)
1994–2005 Sweden 151 [1] (38 [1] )
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2005

Malin Elisabeth Andersson (born 4 May 1973 in Kristianstad, Skåne) is a Swedish women's football player.

Kristianstad Place in Skåne, Sweden

Kristianstad is a city and the seat of Kristianstad Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 40,145 inhabitants in 2016. During the last 15 years, it has gone from a garrison town to a developed commercial city, today attracting visitors in the summertime mainly from Germany, Denmark and The Netherlands.

Womens association football association football when played by women

Women's association football, usually known as women's football or women's soccer, is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.

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Career

In an international career lasting from 1994 to 2005, she appeared in 151 international matches for Sweden, second only to Kristin Bengtsson in Swedish football history. She competed in both the 1995 and 2003 Women's World Cups, netting three goals for Sweden overall. She also competed for Sweden in both the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.

Cap (sport) Term for a players appearance in a game at international level

In sport, a cap is a metaphorical term for a player's appearance in a game at international level. The term dates from the practice in the United Kingdom of awarding a cap to every player in an international match of association football. In the early days of football, the concept of each team wearing a set of matching shirts had not been universally adopted, so each side would distinguish itself from the other by wearing a specific sort of cap.

Sweden womens national football team womens national association football team representing Sweden

The Sweden women's national football team represents Sweden in international women's football competition and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association. The national team has won the European Competition for Women's Football in 1984, one World Cup-silver (2003), as well as three European Championship-silvers. The team has participated in six Olympic Games, eight World Cups, as well as ten European Championships. Sweden won bronze medals at the World Cups in 1991, 2011 and 2019.

Gärd Kristin "Kicki" Bengtsson is a former women's soccer player. She holds 157 caps for the Swedish women's national team. Bengtsson has appeared in three World Cups, the 1995, 1999 and 2003 competitions. She netted one goal in the 1999 competition against Australia. Bengtsson has also appeared in four UEFA Championships with Sweden, the 1995, 1997, 2001 and 2005 competitions.

Domestically, she played for Malmö FF in the Damallsvenskan, and won the Diamantbollen as Sweden's top female footballer in 1995. [2] [3]

FC Rosengård womens association football club in Malmö, Sweden

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 and 28 in the Damallsvenskan. 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.

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.

Diamantbollen Swedish womens association football award

Diamantbollen, Swedish for The Diamond Ball, an annual award for Sweden's best female football player. The award is currently given out by the Swedish Football Association and Sydsvenskans newspaper. The award is given in conjunction with its male equivalent, the Guldbollen.

Honours

Älvsjö AIK
Svenska Cupen (women)

Svenska Cupen damer is the main Swedish women's association football knock-out tournament.

International

Sweden
1995 FIFA Womens World Cup 1995 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup, the second edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was held in Sweden and won by Norway. The tournament featured 12 women's national teams from six continental confederations. The 12 teams were drawn into three groups of four and each group played a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the top two teams and two best third-ranked teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the final at Råsunda Stadium on 18 June 1995.

1999 FIFA Womens World Cup 1999 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup was the third edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the world championship for women's national association football teams. It was hosted as well as won by the United States and took place from 19 June to 10 July 1999 at eight venues across the country. The tournament was the most successful FIFA Women's World Cup in terms of attendance, television ratings, and public interest.

2003 FIFA Womens World Cup 2003 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup was the fourth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial championship of women's association football teams organized by FIFA. It was held in the United States from 20 September to 12 October 2003 at six venues in six cities across the country. The tournament was won by Germany, who became the first country to win both men's and women's World Cup.

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References

  1. 1 2 Caps and goals
  2. "Diamantbollen" (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association. Archived from the original on 17 December 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
  3. "Diamantbollen" (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Tournaments
  5. Australia Cup
  6. Diamantbollen

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