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Sweden women's national football team

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Most caps  Therese Sjögran (214)
Home stadium  Gamla Ullevi
Current  6 2 (24 March 2017)
Arena/Stadium  Gamla Ullevi
Location  Sweden
Top scorer  Lotta Schelin (85)
FIFA code  SWE
Manager  Pia Sundhage
Head coach  Pia Sundhage
Confederation  UEFA (Europe)

Nickname(s)  Blågult (The Blueyellow)
Association  Swedish Football Association
Captains  Caroline Seger, Lotta Schelin

Sweden women's national football team (Swedish: Damlandslaget) officially represents Sweden in women's association football (soccer). Sweden won the European Competition for Women's Football in 1984, a success the team has not managed to repeat, it has however won one World Cup-silver (2003) as well as three European Championship-silvers (1987, 1995, 2001). The team has participated in six Olympic Games, seven World Cups, as well as nine European Championships. Sweden won the bronze medal at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.


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The 2003 World Cup-final 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 the current trainer is Pia Sundhage, who joined in September '12 after most recently winning the Olympic gold medal in London with the United States. Sundhage's contract goes into effect in December 2012.

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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.

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The developments and conditions of the Sweden women's national football team can be seen in the Sveriges Television documentary television series The Other Sport from 2013.

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UEFA Women's Euro

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*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks. **Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won. Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.


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  • UEFA Women's Euro
  • Champion: 1984
  • Olympic Games
  • Silver Medal, 2016
  • Algarve Cup
  • Champion: 1995, 2001, 2009
  • Nordic Championship
  • Champion: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
  • Cyprus Tournament
  • Champion: 1990, 1992
  • North America Cup
  • Champion: 1987
  • Australia Cup
  • Champion: 2003
  • All-time team record

    The following table shows Sweden's all-time international record, from 1973 to 2016.


    The following is a list of matches in 2016


    The following is a list of matches in 2017


    Squad for the 2017 Algarve Cup.

    Caps and goals as of 24 January 2017.

    Head coach: Pia Sundhage


  • 1973 : Christer Molander
  • 1974–76 : Hasse Karlsson
  • 1977–78 : Tord Grip
  • 1979 : Ulf Bergquist
  • 1980–87 : Ulf Lyfors
  • 1988–91 : Gunilla Paijkull
  • 1992–96 : Bengt Simonsson
  • 1996–2005 : Marika Domanski-Lyfors
  • 2005–2012 : Thomas Dennerby
  • 2012– : Pia Sundhage
  • References

    Sweden women's national football team Wikipedia