(The Blue and Yellow)
|Association||Svenska Fotbollförbundet (SvFF)|
|Head coach||Peter Gerhardsson|
|Most caps||Therese Sjögran (214)|
|Top scorer||Lotta Schelin (88)|
|Home stadium||Gamla Ullevi|
|Current||5 (25 June 2021)|
|Highest||3 (June 2007)|
|Lowest||11 (June 2018)|
| Sweden 0–0 Finland |
(Mariehamn, Finland; 25 August 1973)
| Sweden 17–0 Azerbaijan |
(Gothenburg, Sweden; 23 June 2010)
| Brazil 5–1 Sweden |
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 6 August 2016)
|Appearances||8 (first in 1991 )|
|Best result||Runners-up (2003)|
|Appearances||10 (first in 1984 )|
|Best result||Champions (1984)|
The Sweden women's national football team (Swedish : svenska damfotbollslandslaget) represents Sweden in international women's football competition and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association. The national team has been traditionally recognized as one of the world's best women's teams and has won the European Competition for Women's Football in 1984. Like the equally successful men's counterpart, the female one also gained a World Cup-silver (2003), as well as three European Championship-silvers (1987, 1995, 2001). 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.
The 2003 World Cup-final was the only second time Sweden ever reached the final of a FIFA World Cup after the 1958 FIFA World Cup Final, and was the second most watched event in Sweden that year. Lotta Schelin is the top goalscorer in the history of Sweden with 85 goals. Schelin surpassed Hanna Ljungberg's 72-goal record against Germany on 29 October 2014.The player with the most caps is Therese Sjögran, with 214. The team was coached by Thomas Dennerby from 2005 to 2012, and Pia Sundhage from 2012 to 2017. The head coach is Peter Gerhardsson.
After winning the two qualifying matches against Denmark for the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the Swedish Olympic Committee approved of record increases in investments for the women's team. The new budget granted over a million SEK (about US$150,000) for the team and 150,000 SEK (about US$25,000) per player for developing physical fitness. The new grants are almost a 100% increase of the 2005 and 2006 season funds.
The developments and conditions of the Sweden women's national football team from its beginnings until 2013 can be seen in the 2013 three-part Sveriges Television documentary television series The Other Sport .
The Sweden women's national football team plays their home matches on the Gamla Ullevi.
The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.
Win Draw Lose Void or postponed Fixture
|27 October 2020 UEFA W Euro 2022 qualifying||Sweden||2–0||Iceland||Gothenburg|
|18:30 UTC+1||Report||Stadium: Gamla Ullevi |
Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (France)
|19 February 2021 FIFA International Friendly||Austria||1–6||Sweden||Paola, Malta|
|15:00 UTC+1||Report||Stadium: Hibernians Stadium |
Referee: Zuzana Valentová (Slovakia)
|23 February 2021 FIFA International Friendly||Malta||0–3||Sweden||Paola, Malta|
|14:30 UTC+1||Report||Stadium: Hibernians Stadium |
Referee: Maria Ferrieri (Italy)
|10 April 2021 FIFA International Friendly||Sweden||1–1||United States||Stockholm|
|19:00 UTC+2||Report||Stadium: Friends Arena |
Referee: Lina Lehtovaara (Finland)
|13 April 2021 FIFA International Friendly||Poland||2–4||Sweden||Łódź, Poland|
|17:30 UTC+2||Report||Stadium: Stadion Miejski Widzewa |
Referee: Reka Molnar (Hungary)
|10 June 2021 FIFA International Friendly||Sweden||1–0||Norway||Kalmar|
|18:30 UTC+2|| Report (Svenskfotboll) |
|Stadium: Guldfågeln Arena |
Referee: Maika Vanderstichel (France)
|15 June 2021 FIFA International Friendly||Sweden||0–0||Australia||Kalmar|
|18:45 UTC+2|| Report (Svenskfotboll) |
|Stadium: Guldfågeln Arena |
Referee: Ivana Martinčić (Croatia)
|21 July 2021 Olympics GS||Sweden||3–0||United States||Tokyo, Japan|
|17:30 UTC+9||Report (FIFA)||Stadium: Tokyo Stadium |
Referee: Yoshimi Yamashita (Japan)
|24 July 2021 Olympics GS||Sweden||4–2||Australia||Saitama, Japan|
|17:30 UTC+9||Report (FIFA)||Stadium: Saitama Stadium 2002 |
Referee: Edina Alves Batista (Brazil)
|27 July 2021 Olympics GS||New Zealand||0–2||Sweden||Rifu, Japan|
|17:00 UTC+9||Stadium: Miyagi Stadium |
Referee: Laura Fortunato (Argentina)
|30 July 2021 QF||Sweden||3–1||Japan||Saitama, Japan|
|Report Report||Stadium: Saitama Stadium 2002 |
Referee: Lucila Venegas (Mexico)
|2 August 2021 SF||Australia||0–1||Sweden||Yokohama Japan|
|Report||Stadium: International Stadium Yokohama |
Referee: Melissa Borjas (Honduras)
|Head coach||Peter Gerhardsson|
|Assistant coach||Magnus Wikman|
|Goalkeeping coach||Leif Troedsson|
|Physical coach||Pontus Ekblom|
|General manager||Marika Domanski-Lyfors|
|Christer Molander||1||0||1||0||0||0||25 August 1973||25 August 1973|
|Hasse Karlsson||12||7||1||4||19||10||26 July 1974||2 October 1976|
|Tord Grip||7||6||1||0||17||3||18 June 1977||21 October 1978|
|Ulf Bergquist||7||3||3||1||10||4||5 July 1979||27 July 1979|
|Ulf Lyfors||51||34||11||6||135||39||28 June 1980||30 September 1987|
|Gunilla Paijkull||43||30||6||7||100||30||27 April 1988||29 November 1991|
|Bengt Simonsson||60||37||6||17||153||69||8 March 1992||31 August 1996|
|Marika Domanski-Lyfors||135||71||26||38||277||142||9 October 1996||16 June 2005|
|Thomas Dennerby||113||68||18||27||240||112||28 August 2005||15 September 2012|
|Pia Sundhage||81||43||18||20||156||72||23 October 2012||29 July 2017|
|Peter Gerhardsson||15||11||2||2||34||6||19 September 2017||-|
The following players were called up for the friendly against Australia on 15 June 2021.
Caps and goals are current as of 15 June 2021, after match against Australia.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Hedvig Lindahl||29 April 1983||172||0||Atlético Madrid|
|GK||Jennifer Falk||26 April 1993||8||0||BK Häcken|
|GK||Zećira Mušović||26 May 1996||5||0||Chelsea|
|DF||Magdalena Eriksson||8 September 1993||70||8||Chelsea|
|DF||Emma Berglund||19 December 1988||56||1||Rosengård|
|DF||Jonna Andersson||2 January 1993||56||1||Chelsea|
|DF||Amanda Ilestedt||17 January 1993||41||4||Bayern Munich|
|DF||Nathalie Björn||4 May 1997||26||4||Everton|
|DF||Emma Kullberg||25 September 1991||6||0||BK Häcken|
|MF||Caroline Seger (captain)||19 March 1985||215||29||Rosengård|
|MF||Kosovare Asllani||29 July 1989||148||38||Real Madrid|
|MF||Olivia Schough||11 March 1991||83||11||Rosengård|
|MF||Filippa Angeldahl||14 July 1997||11||4||BK Häcken|
|MF||Julia Roddar||16 February 1992||9||0||Washington Spirit|
|MF||Hanna Bennison||16 October 2002||8||0||Rosengård|
|MF||Filippa Curmark||2 August 1995||4||1||BK Häcken|
|MF||Johanna Rytting Kaneryd||12 February 1997||5||0||BK Häcken|
|FW||Sofia Jakobsson||23 April 1990||123||23||Real Madrid|
|FW||Stina Blackstenius||5 February 1996||64||17||BK Häcken|
|FW||Fridolina Rolfö||24 November 1993||50||14||VfL Wolfsburg|
|FW||Mimmi Larsson||9 April 1994||28||6||Rosengård|
|FW||Julia Zigiotti Olme||24 December 1997||16||0||BK Häcken|
|FW||Madelen Janogy||12 November 1995||17||4||Hammarby|
|FW||Rebecka Blomqvist||24 July 1997||8||1||VfL Wolfsburg|
The following players have been named to a Sweden squad in the last 12 months.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Emma Holmgren||13 May 1997||0||0||Eskilstuna United||v. Poland, 13 April 2021 PRE|
|DF||Nilla Fischer||2 August 1984||185||23||Linköping||v. United States, 10 April 2021|
|DF||Linda Sembrant||15 May 1987||126||14||Juventus||v. Poland, 13 April 2021|
|DF||Jessica Samuelsson||30 January 1992||61||0||Rosengård||v. Poland, 13 April 2021|
|DF||Hanna Glas||16 April 1993||42||0||Bayern Munich||v. Norway, 10 June 2021 INJ|
|DF||Josefine Rybrink||19 January 1998||3||0||Kristianstads||v. Poland, 13 April 2021|
|MF||Amanda Nildén||7 August 1998||1||0||Eskilstuna United||v. Malta, 23 February 2021|
|FW||Lina Hurtig||5 September 1995||38||12||Juventus||v. Poland, 13 April 2021 WIT|
|FW||Pauline Hammarlund||7 May 1994||20||6||BK Häcken||v. Slovakia, 1 December 2020|
|FW||Anna Anvegård||10 May 1997||19||8||Rosengård||v. Slovakia, 1 December 2020|
|FW||Loreta Kullashi||20 May 1999||8||3||Eskilstuna United||v. Latvia, 22 October 2020|
Most capped players
|FIFA Women's World Cup record||Qualification record|
|1995||Quarter-finals||5th||4||2||1||1||6||4||Qualified as hosts|
|2015||Round of 16||16th||4||0||3||1||5||8||10||10||0||0||32||1|
|2023||To be determined||To be determined|
|FIFA Women's World Cup history|
|1991||Group stage||17 November||United States||L 2–3||Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu|
|19 November||Japan||W 8–0||New Plaza Stadium, Foshan|
|21 November||Brazil||W 2–0||Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu|
|Quarter-finals||24 November||China PR||W 1–0||Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou|
|Semi-finals||27 November||Norway||L 1–4||Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu|
|Third place play-off||29 November||Germany||W 4–0||Guangdong Provincial Stadium, Guangzhou|
|1995||Group stage||5 June||Brazil||L 0–1||Olympia Stadion, Helsingborg|
|7 June||Germany||W 3–2|
|9 June||Japan||W 2–0||Arosvallen, Västerås|
|Quarter-finals||13 June||China PR||D 1–1 (4–3 p)||Olympia Stadion, Helsingborg|
|1999||Group stage||19 June||China PR||L 1–2||Spartan Stadium, San Jose|
|23 June||Australia||W 3–1||Jack Kent Cooke Stadium, Landover|
|26 June||Ghana||W 2–0||Soldier Field, Chicago|
|Quarter-finals||30 June||Norway||L 1–3||Spartan Stadium, San Jose|
|2003||Group stage||21 September||United States||L 1–3||RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.|
|25 September||North Korea||W 1–0||Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia|
|28 September||Nigeria||W 3–0||Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus|
|Quarter-finals||1 October||Brazil||W 2–1||Gillette Stadium, Foxborough|
|Semi-finals||5 October||Canada||W 2–1||PGE Park, Portland|
|Final||12 October||Germany||L 1–2 (aet)||The Home Depot Center, Carson|
|2007||Group stage||11 September||Nigeria||D 1–1||Chengdu Sports Center, Chengdu|
|14 September||United States||L 0–2|
|18 September||North Korea||W 2–1||Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium, Tianjin|
|2011||Group stage||28 June||Colombia||W 1–0||BayArena, Leverkusen|
|2 July||North Korea||W 1–0||Impuls Arena, Augsburg|
|6 July||United States||W 2–1||Volkswagen-Arena, Wolfsburg|
|Quarter-finals||10 July||Australia||W 3–1||Impuls Arena, Augsburg|
|Semi-finals||13 July||Japan||L 1–3||Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt|
|Third place play-off||16 July||France||W 2–1||Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim|
|2015||Group stage||8 June||Nigeria||D 3–3||Winnipeg Stadium, Winnipeg|
|12 June||United States||D 0–0|
|16 June||Australia||D 1–1||Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton|
|Round of 16||20 June||Germany||L 1–4||TD Place, Ottawa|
|2019||Group stage||11 June||Chile||W 2–0||Roazhon Park, Rennes|
|16 June||Thailand||W 5–1||Allianz Riviera, Nice|
|20 June||United States||L 0–2||Stade Océane, Le Havre|
|Round of 16||24 June||Canada||W 1–0||Parc des Princes, Paris|
|Quarter-finals||29 June||Germany||W 2–1||Roazhon Park, Rennes|
|Semi-finals||3 July||Netherlands||L 0–1 (aet)||Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu|
|Third place play-off||6 July||England||W 2–1||Allianz Riviera, Nice|
|Summer Olympics record||Qualification record|
|2024||To be determined|
|UEFA Women's Championship record||Qualification record|
|1991||Did not qualify||6||4||2||0||13||3|
|1993||Did not qualify||6||3||2||1||18||4|
|2013||Semi-finals||3rd||5||3||1||1||13||3||Qualified as hosts|
The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's soccer hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football.
|2016||Did not enter|
The following table shows Sweden's all-time international record from 1973.
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||2||2||0||0||4||0||+4|
|Republic of Ireland||6||5||1||0||22||1||+21|
|Serbia and Montenegro||2||2||0||0||9||1||+8|
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