160 relations: Adolescence, Aftonbladet, Algarve Cup, Anja Mittag, Annike Krahn, Association football, Athens, Brazil women's national football team, Camilla Schelin, Captain (association football), Caroline Seger, CBC Sports, China women's national football team, Conny Pohlers, Coupe de France Féminine, Craven Cottage, Culture of Sweden, Dagens Nyheter, Damallsvenskan, Denmark women's national football team, Diamantbollen, Division 1 Féminine, Djurgårdens IF Fotboll (women), Double (association football), Dublin, England women's national football team, ESPN, Esther Staubli, Exhibition game, Expressen, Farid Benstiti, FC Rosengård, FCR 2001 Duisburg, FIFA, FIFA Women's World Cup, Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament, Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament, Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament, Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament, Football at the Summer Olympics, Forward (association football), Fotbollsgalan, France, France women's national football team, Frankfurt, Göteborgs-Posten, Germany women's national football team, Gothenburg, Groin, Hamstring, ..., Hanna Ljungberg, Hedvig Lindahl, Helsingborgs Dagblad, Influenza, International Women's Club Championship, Japan women's national football team, Johanna Frändén, Kátia Cilene Teixeira, Kållered, Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC, Linköpings FC, List of French women's football champions, London, Marika Domanski-Lyfors, Marta (footballer), Martin Pringle, Nataša Andonova, Nigeria women's national football team, North West England, Norway women's national football team, Olympiastadion (Munich), Olympique Lyonnais Féminin, Overtime (sports), Paris Saint-Germain Féminines, Patrice Lair, Penalty shootout, Peter Bonde, Pia Sundhage, Professional sports, Republic of Ireland women's national football team, Rodez AF (women), Saint Louis Athletica, Sandrine Brétigny, Sara Johansson, Sara Larsson, Shang Ruihua, Sinsheim, Skånska Dagbladet, Snowboarding, Stamford Bridge (stadium), Steph Houghton, Stockholm, Svenska Cupen (women), Sveriges Television, Sweden, Sweden women's national football team, Sweden women's national under-17 football team, Sweden women's national under-19 football team, Swedish Football Association, Sydsvenskan, Table tennis, The Guardian, The Other Sport, Therese Sjögran, Thomas Dennerby, Tina Nordlund, Track and field, Transfer (association football), Trångsund, UEFA, UEFA Women's Champions League, UEFA Women's Championship, UEFA Women's Euro 2005, UEFA Women's Euro 2009, UEFA Women's Euro 2013, UEFA Women's Euro 2017, UEFA Women's Player of the Year Award, UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship, Umeå IK, United States, Upset (competition), Valais Women's Cup, Vertebral column, VfL Wolfsburg, Warrington, Winger (sports), Women's Professional Soccer, Xinhua News Agency, Zlatan Ibrahimović, 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, 20 minutes (France), 2002 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship, 2006 Algarve Cup, 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year, 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2008 WPS International Draft, 2008–09 Division 1 Féminine, 2008–09 UEFA Women's Cup, 2009 Algarve Cup, 2009–10 Division 1 Féminine, 2010 UEFA Women's Champions League Final, 2010–11 Division 1 Féminine, 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, 2011 UEFA Women's Champions League Final, 2011–12 Coupe de France Féminine, 2011–12 Division 1 Féminine, 2012 International Women's Club Championship, 2012 UEFA Women's Champions League Final, 2012–13 Division 1 Féminine, 2013 UEFA Women's Champions League Final, 2013–14 Division 1 Féminine, 2014–15 Division 1 Féminine, 2015 Damallsvenskan, 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, 2015–16 Division 1 Féminine, 2016 Damallsvenskan, 2016 Summer Olympics, 2016 UEFA Women's Champions League Final, 2017 Damallsvenskan. Expand index (110 more) » « Shrink index
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Aftonbladet is a Swedish evening newspaper published in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Algarve Cup, nicknamed the Mini FIFA Women's World Cup, is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF).
Anja Mittag (born 16 May 1985) is a German footballer who plays for FC Rosengård as a striker.
Annike Krahn (born 1 July 1985) is a German footballer.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
The Brazil women's national football team played their first game on 22 July 1986 against the United States, losing 2–1.
Camilla Gun Schelin (born 2 March 1982) is a Swedish former footballer who played as a defender for Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC of the Damallsvenskan.
The team captain of an association football team, sometimes known as the skipper, is a team member chosen to be the on-pitch leader of the team: it is often one of the older or more experienced members of the squad, or a player that can heavily influence a game.
Sara Caroline Seger (born 19 March 1985) is a Swedish footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Sweden women's national football team and FC Rosengård of the Swedish Damallsvenskan.
CBC Sports is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for English-language sports broadcasting.
The Chinese women's national football team, recognized as China PR by FIFA, is governed by the Chinese Football Association.
Conny Pohlers (born 16 November 1978, Halle) is a retired German football player.
The Coupe de France Féminine (Women's French Cup) is a cup competition, exclusively for French women's football clubs.
Craven Cottage is a football stadium located in Fulham, London.
The Culture of Sweden has long been known for the accomplishments of a wide variety of artists.
Dagens Nyheter (lit. "the day's news"), abbreviated DN, is a daily newspaper in Sweden.
The Damallsvenskan, Swedish for ladies' all-Swedish, is the highest division of women's football in Sweden.
The Denmark women's national football team represents Denmark in international women's football.
Diamantbollen, Swedish for The Diamond Ball, an annual award for Sweden's best female football player.
The Championnat de France de Football Féminin, primarily referred to as the Division 1 Féminine and shortened as D1F, is the highest division of women's football in France.
Djurgårdens IF (formerly Djurgården/Älvsjö (2003–2007)) is a football club from Stockholm, the capital of Sweden.
The Double, in association football, is the achievement of winning a country's top tier division and its primary cup competition in the same season.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
The England women's national football team has been governed by the Football Association (FA) since 1993, having been previously administered by the Women's Football Association (WFA).
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Esther Staubli (born 3 October 1979) is a Swiss football referee.
An exhibition game (also known as a friendly, a scrimmage, a demonstration, a preseason game, a warmup match, or a preparation match, depending at least in part on the sport) is a sporting event whose prize money and impact on the player's or the team's rankings is either zero or otherwise greatly reduced.
Expressen ("The Express") is one of two nationwide evening newspapers in Sweden, the other being Aftonbladet.
Farid Benstiti is a French football coach, currently in charge of Dalian Quanjian in the Chinese Women's Super League.
FC Rosengård, formerly Malmö FF Dam (1970–2007) and LdB FC Malmö (2007–2013), is a professional football club based in Malmö, Scania, Sweden.
FCR 2001 Duisburg (full name: Fußballclub Rumeln 2001 Duisburg) was a German women's football club from Duisburg.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
Women's Olympic Football tournament was held for the third time at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
The women's association football tournament at the 2008 Summer Olympics was held in Beijing and four other cities in China from 6 August to 21 August.
The women's football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics was held in London and five other cities in the United Kingdom from 25 July to 9 August.
The women's football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held from 3 to 19 August 2016.
Association football has been included in every Summer Olympic Games as a men's competition sport, except 1896 and 1932.
Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals.
Fotbollsgalan is an official and annual Swedish sports awards ceremony honoring achievements in Swedish football.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The French women's national football team (Équipe de France féminine de football, sometimes shortened as Féminin A) is directed by the French Football Federation (FFF).
Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
Göteborgs-Posten, abbreviated GP, is a major Swedish language daily newspaper published in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The Germany women's national football team (Deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft der Frauen) is governed by the German Football Association (DFB).
Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.
In human anatomy, the groin (the adjective is inguinal, as in inguinal canal) is the junctional area (also known as the inguinal region) between the abdomen and the thigh on either side of the pubic bone.
In human anatomy, a hamstring is one of the three posterior thigh muscles in between the hip and the knee (from medial to lateral: semimembranosus, semitendinosus and biceps femoris).
Hanna Carolina Ljungberg (born January 8, 1979 in Umeå, Västerbotten) is a Swedish former football player, who played the position of forward.
Rut Hedvig Lindahl (born 29 April 1983) is a Swedish professional football goalkeeper who plays for Chelsea Ladies.
Helsingborgs Dagblad (HD), published in Helsingborg in Skåne is the largest (circ. 84.000) newspaper in Swedish outside Malmö-, Göteborg- and Stockholm-district.
Influenza, commonly known as "the flu", is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus.
The International Women's Club Championship (IWCC), previously named the mobcast Cup and the Nestlé Cup for sponsorship reasons, was an international association football knockout cup competition contested by women's champion clubs.
The Japan women's national football team, or Nadeshiko Japan (なでしこジャパン), is a selection of the best female players in Japan and is run by the Japan Football Association (JFA).
Johanna Frändén, born 31 August 1981, is a Swedish sport journalist particularly specializing in association football (soccer) who files reports from the European football leagues for the sport section of the Aftonbladet newspaper and for Sveriges Television (SVT).
Kátia Cilene Teixeira da Silva, known simply as Kátia (born February 18, 1977 in Rio de Janeiro), is a Brazilian footballer.
Kållered is a locality and a township situated in Mölndal Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 7,456 inhabitants in 2010.
Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC (sponsored by Kopparbergs brewery) is an association football club from Gothenburg, Sweden.
Linköpings Fotboll Club is an association football club from Linköping, Sweden.
The French women's football champions are the winners of the highest league of football in France for women, the Division 1 Féminine.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Marika Susan Domanski-Lyfors (born 17 May 1960), née Marika Susan Domanski, is a Swedish football coach and former player.
Marta Vieira da Silva (born 19 February 1986), commonly known as Marta, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League and the Brazil national team as a forward.
Martin Ulf Pringle (born 18 November 1970) is a Swedish former professional footballer who played as a centre forward, and the current manager of Eskilsminne IF.
Nataša Andonova (Наташа Андонова; born 4 December 1993) is a Macedonian footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and captains the Macedonian national team.
The Nigeria national women's football team, nicknamed the Super Falcons, is the national team of Nigeria and is controlled by the Nigeria Football Federation.
North West England, one of nine official regions of England, consists of the five counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
The Norway women's national football team is controlled by the Football Association of Norway.
Olympiastadion is a stadium located in Munich, Germany.
Olympique Lyonnais Féminin (commonly referred to as Olympique Lyon, Lyon, or simply OL) is a French women's football club based in Lyon.
Overtime or extra time is an additional period of play specified under the rules of a sport to bring a game to a decision and avoid declaring the match a tie or draw where the scores are the same.
Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, commonly known as Paris Saint-Germain, Paris SG, or simply PSG, is a French women's professional association football club founded in 1971, and based in the city of Paris in France.
Patrice Lair (born 16 June 1961 in Saint-Brieuc) is a French football coach.
The penalty shootout is a method of determining a winner in sports matches that would have otherwise been drawn or tied.
Peter Bonde (born 14 February 1958) is a former Danish footballer who is currently the head coach of the China women's national under-20 football team.
Pia Mariane Sundhage (born 13 February 1960) is a Swedish former professional football player who played most of her career as a forward, but had stints as a midfielder as well as a sweeper.
Professional sports, as opposed to amateur sports, are sports in which athletes receive payment for their performance.
The Republic of Ireland women's national football team represents the Republic of Ireland in competitions such as the FIFA Women's World Cup and the UEFA Women's Championship.
Rodez Aveyron Football Section Féminine (commonly known as Rodez) is a French football club based in Rodez which plays in D1 Féminine.
Saint Louis Athletica was an American professional soccer club that was based in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton, Missouri that participated in Women's Professional Soccer.
Sandrine Brétigny (born 2 July 1984) is a French footballer who currently plays for the French club Marseille in the Division 1 Féminine.
Sara Johansson (born 23 January 1980) is a female footballer for Hammarby IF DFF and the Swedish national team.
Sara Margareta Larsson (born 13 May 1979) is a Swedish former football defender who played for KIF Örebro DFF of the Damallsvenskan league.
Shang Ruihua (born 18 November 1944) is a Chinese football coach, who led the China women's national football team on two separate occasions.
Sinsheim is a town in southwestern Germany, in the Rhine Neckar Area of the state Baden-Württemberg about 22 kilometers southeast of Heidelberg and about 28 kilometers northwest of Heilbronn in the district Rhein-Neckar.
Skånska Dagbladet is a newspaper based in Malmö, Sweden.
Snowboarding is a recreational activity and Olympic and Paralympic sport that involves descending a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard attached to a rider's feet.
Stamford Bridge is a football stadium in Fulham, South-West London.
Stephanie Jayne Houghton, (born 23 April 1988) is an English footballer, who both plays for and captains Manchester City and the England women's national football team.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Svenska Cupen damer (the "Ladies Swedish Cup") is the main Swedish women's association football knock-out tournament.
SVT is the Swedish national public TV broadcaster, funded by a television licence fee payable by all owners of television sets, and set by the Riksdag.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sweden women's national football team (Damlandslaget) won the European Competition for Women's Football in 1984, one World Cup-silver (2003), as well as three European Championship-silvers (1987, 1995, 2001).
Sweden women's national under-17 football team is the football team representing Sweden in competitions for under-17 year old players and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association.
Sweden women's national under-19 football team is the football team representing Sweden in competitions for under-19 year old players and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association.
The Swedish Football Association (Svenska Fotbollförbundet; SvFF) is the governing and head body of football in Sweden.
Sydsvenska Dagbladet Snällposten, generally known simply as Sydsvenskan (The South Swedish), is a daily newspaper published in Scania in Sweden.
Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small bats.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Other Sport (Den andra sporten) is a 2013 SVT three-part documentary television series produced by Freedom From Choice and Sveriges Television zooming in on the conditions of women's football in Sweden since the first clubs got structurally organized in the mid-1960s until this very day through the early dominance of Öxabäcks IF in the 1970s and 1980s, the importance of Umeå IK in the 2000s, Sweden winning the first UEFA Women's Championship in 1984 and until 2013 when the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 was played in Sweden.
Kerstin Ingrid Therese Sjögran (born 8 April 1977) is a Swedish former footballer who played as a midfielder for Damallsvenskan club FC Rosengård and the Sweden women's national football team.
Thomas Dennerby (born on 13 August 1959 in Enskede) is a Swedish football coach.
Tina Cecilia Elisabeth Nordlund (born 19 March 1977) is a Swedish football coach and former player, most recently an assistant coach at Umeå IK.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
In professional football, a transfer is the action taken whenever a player under contract moves between clubs.
Trångsund is a part of Huddinge to the south of Stockholm located between the two lakes Magelungen and Drevviken.
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA; Union des Associations Européennes de Football; Vereinigung Europäischer Fußballverbände) is the administrative body for association football in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia.
The UEFA Women's Champions League, previously called the UEFA Women's Cup (2001–09), is an international women's association football competition.
The UEFA European Women's Championship, also called the UEFA Women's Euro and unofficially the "European Cup", held every fourth year, is the main competition in women's association football between national teams of the UEFA Confederation.
The 2005 UEFA Women's Championship, also referred to as UEFA Women's Euro 2005, was a football tournament for women held from 5 June to 19 June 2005 in Lancashire, England and Cheshire, England.
The 2009 UEFA Women's Championship, or just Women's Euro 2009, was played in Finland between August 23 and September 10, 2009.
The 2013 UEFA Women's Championship, commonly referred to as Women's Euro 2013, was the 11th European Championship for women's national football teams organised by UEFA.
The 2017 UEFA Women's Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Women's Euro 2017, was the 12th edition of the UEFA Women's Championship, the quadrennial international football championship organised by UEFA for the women's national teams of Europe.
The UEFA Women's Player of the Year Award (previously known as the UEFA Best Women's Player in Europe Award) is an association football award given to the female footballer that is considered the best player playing for a football club in Europe during the previous season.
The UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship is a competition in women's football for European national teams of players under 19 years of age.
Umeå IK is a women's association football club based in the city of Umeå, Sweden.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
An upset occurs in a competition, frequently in electoral politics or sports, when the party popularly expected to win (the favorite), is defeated by an underdog whom the majority expects to lose, defying the conventional wisdom.
The Valais Women's Cup is a Swiss invitational women's football tournament played each year in Châtel-St-Denis and Savièse.
The vertebral column, also known as the backbone or spine, is part of the axial skeleton.
Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg e. V., commonly known as VfL Wolfsburg or Wolfsburg, is a German sports club based in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony.
Warrington is a large town and unitary authority area in Cheshire, England, on the banks of the River Mersey, east of Liverpool, and west of Manchester.
In certain sports, such as football, field hockey, ice hockey, handball, rugby union, lacrosse and rugby league, winger is a position.
Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) was the top level professional women's soccer league in the United States.
Xinhua News Agency (English pronunciation: J. C. Wells: Longman Pronunciation Dictionary, 3rd ed., for both British and American English) or New China News Agency is the official state-run press agency of the People's Republic of China.
Zlatan Ibrahimović (born 3 October 1981) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a forward for LA Galaxy.
20 minutes (pronounced vingt minutes) is a free, daily newspaper aimed at commuters in France.
The UEFA Women's U-19 Championship 2002 Final Tournament was held in Sweden between 2 and 12 May 2002.
The 2006 Algarve Cup is the 13th edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal.
The 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year prize was awarded to the Italian Fabio Cannavaro for the first time.
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2007, the fifth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was an international association football competition for women held in China from 10 to 30 September 2007.
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.
The 2008 WPS International Draft took place on September 24, 2008.
The 2008-09 D1 Féminine was the 35th edition of the league since its re-establishment by the French Football Federation.
The UEFA Women's Cup 2008–09 is the eighth edition of the UEFA Women's Cup football club tournament (since rebranded as the UEFA Women's Champions League), the most important trophy in European club football.
The 2009 Algarve Cup was the sixteenth edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal.
The 2009–10 Division 1 Féminine was the 36th edition of the women's league since its re-establishment by the French Football Federation.
The 2010 UEFA Women's Champions League Final was held at Coliseum Alfonso Pérez in Getafe, Spain, on 20 May 2010.
The 2010–11 Division 1 Féminine season was the 37th since its establishment.
The 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup was the sixth FIFA Women's World Cup competition, the world championship for women's national association football teams.
The 2011 UEFA Women's Champions League Final was the final of the second season of the UEFA Women's Champions League and was held at Fulham's Craven Cottage in London, England, on 26 May 2011.
The 2011–12 Coupe de France Féminine was the 11th edition of the French cup competition for women.
The 2011–12 Division 1 Féminine season was the 38th since its establishment.
The 2012 International Women's Club Championship was the first world wide international women's football club tournament, and was held in Japan from November 22–25, 2012.
The 2012 UEFA Women's Champions League Final was the final match of the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League, the 11th season of the UEFA Women's Champions League football tournament and the third since it was renamed from the UEFA Women's Cup.
The 2012–13 Division 1 Féminine season was the 39th since its establishment.
The 2013 UEFA Women's Champions League Final was the final match of the 2012–13 UEFA Women's Champions League, the 12th season of the UEFA Women's Champions League football tournament and the fourth since it was renamed from the UEFA Women's Cup.
The 2013–14 Division 1 Féminine season was the 40th since its establishment.
The 2014–15 Division 1 Féminine season was the 41st since its establishment.
2015 Damallsvenskan was the 27th season of the Swedish women's association football top division, Damallsvenskan.
The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was the seventh FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football world championship tournament.
The 2015–16 Division 1 Féminine season was the 42nd since its establishment.
The 2016 Damallsvenskan is the 28th season of the Swedish women's association football top division, Damallsvenskan.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
The 2016 UEFA Women's Champions League Final was the final match of the 2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League, the 15th season of Europe's premier women's club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the seventh season since it was renamed from the UEFA Women's Cup to the UEFA Women's Champions League.
The 2017 Damallsvenskan was the 29th season of the Swedish women's association football top division, Damallsvenskan.