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Netherlands women's national football team

This article is about the women's team. For the men's team, see Netherlands national football team.

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Netherlands
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Oranje (Orange)
Leeuwinnen (Lionesses)[1]
Association Royal Dutch Football Association
(Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Roger Reijners[2]
Captain Daphne Koster[citation needed]
Most caps Annemieke Kiesel (156)[citation needed]
Top scorer Manon Melis (34)[citation needed]
FIFA code NED
FIFA ranking Template:Nft rank
Highest FIFA ranking 11 (December 2014)
Lowest FIFA ranking 20[3] (June 2008)
First international
23x15px France 4–0 Netherlands 23x15px
(Hazebrouck, France; 17 April 1971)
Biggest win

23x15px Netherlands 12–0 Template:Country data ISR
(Zaandam, Netherlands; 22 August 1977)

23x15px Netherlands 13–1 Macedonia 23x15px
(Zwolle, Netherlands; 28 October 2001)
Biggest defeat
23x15px Sweden 7–0 Netherlands 23x15px
(Borås, Sweden; 26 September 1981)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 2015)
European Championship
Appearances 2 (First in 2009)
Best result 3rd (2009)
File:Netherlands womens national football team May 2014.jpg
Netherlands women's national football team in May 2014

The Netherlands women's national football team (Dutch: Nederlands vrouwenvoetbalelftal) represents the Netherlands in international women's association football and is directed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), which is a member of UEFA.

On 17 April 1971, the team played the first women's international football match recognized by FIFA against France. They have played at the final tournament of the 2009 and 2013 UEFA Women's Championship and reached third place in 2009. The nicknames for the team are Oranje (Orange) and Leeuwinnen (Lionesses).[1] Roger Reijners has been the team coach since 2010.

Tournament record

World Cup

On 27 November 2014, the Netherlands women's national football team qualified to the final tournament of the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time.[4]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws* Losses GF GA
23x15px 1991 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 1995 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 1999 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 2003 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 2011 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 2015 Qualified
Total 1/7 - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship

The Netherlands failed to qualify for the final tournament of the UEFA Women's Championship from 1984 to 2005. In 2009, the Dutch women's team qualified and reached third place, which is their best tournament result.[5] In 2013, they qualified again, but did not advance after the group stage.[6]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws* Losses GF GA
1984** Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 1987 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 1989 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 1991 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 1993 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 1995 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 1997 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 2001 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 2005 Did not qualify - - - - - -
23x15px 2009 Third place 5 2 1 2 6 5
23x15px 2013 Group stage 3 0 1 2 0 2
Total 2/11 8 2 2 4 6 7
* Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
** Missing flag indicates no host country.

Current squad

Squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.[7]

Head coach: Roger Reijners

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Loes Geurts (1986-01-12) 12 January 1986 (age 30) 103 0 23x15px Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC
2 3MF Desiree van Lunteren (1992-12-30) 30 December 1992 (age 23) 21 0 23x15px AFC Ajax
3 2DF Stefanie van der Gragt (1992-08-16) 16 August 1992 (age 23) 22 1 23x15px Telstar
4 2DF Mandy van den Berg (1990-08-26) 26 August 1990 (age 25) 57 3 23x15px LSK Kvinner FK
5 2DF Petra Hogewoning (1986-03-26) 26 March 1986 (age 29) 96 0 23x15px AFC Ajax
6 4FW Anouk Dekker (1986-11-15) 15 November 1986 (age 29) 38 5 23x15px FC Twente
7 4FW Manon Melis (1986-08-31) 31 August 1986 (age 29) 123 54 23x15px Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC
8 3MF Sherida Spitse (1990-05-29) 29 May 1990 (age 25) 104 15 23x15px LSK Kvinner FK
9 4FW Vivianne Miedema (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 (age 19) 23 19 23x15px FC Bayern Munich
10 3MF Daniëlle van de Donk (1991-08-05) 5 August 1991 (age 24) 35 6 23x15px PSV/FC Eindhoven
11 3MF Lieke Martens (1992-12-16) 16 December 1992 (age 23) 49 20 23x15px Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC
12 2DF Dyanne Bito (1981-08-10) 10 August 1981 (age 34) 146 6 23x15px Telstar
13 2DF Dominique Janssen (1995-01-17) 17 January 1995 (age 21) 6 0 23x15px SGS Essen
14 3MF Anouk Hoogendijk (1985-05-06) 6 May 1985 (age 30) 101 9 23x15px AFC Ajax
15 3MF Merel van Dongen (1993-02-11) 11 February 1993 (age 23) 4 1 23x15px AFC Ajax
16 1GK Sari van Veenendaal (1990-04-03) 3 April 1990 (age 25) 13 0 23x15px FC Twente
17 3MF Tessel Middag (1992-12-23) 23 December 1992 (age 23) 24 3 23x15px AFC Ajax
18 2DF Maran van Erp (1990-12-03) 3 December 1990 (age 25) 1 0 23x15px PSV/FC Eindhoven
19 4FW Kirsten van de Ven (1985-05-11) 11 May 1985 (age 30) 82 16 23x15px FC Rosengård
20 3MF Jill Roord (1997-04-22) 22 April 1997 (age 18) 5 1 23x15px FC Twente
21 3MF Vanity Lewerissa (1991-04-01) 1 April 1991 (age 24) 4 0 23x15px Standard Liège
22 4FW Shanice van de Sanden (1992-10-02) 2 October 1992 (age 23) 15 3 23x15px FC Twente
23 1GK Angela Christ (1989-03-06) 6 March 1989 (age 26) 13 0 23x15px PSV/FC Eindhoven

Coaches

Overall official record

Competition Stage Result Opponent Position Scorers
1984 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.4 2–3 5–0 23x15px Belgium 2 / 4
2–1 0–2 23x15px Denmark
2–2 1–1 23x15px West Germany
1987 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.3 1–0 5–3 23x15px France 2 / 4
0–2 2–0 23x15px Sweden
1–3 3–0 23x15px Belgium
1989 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.2 0–0 1–0 23x15px Sweden 1 / 4
4–0 w/o 23x15px Scotland
1–0 2–0 23x15px Ireland
Quarter-finals 1–2 0–3 23x15px Norway
1991 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.1 2–0 0–0 23x15px Ireland 1 / 3 Aldegonda Vestjens 2
6–0 9–0 23x15px Northern Ireland
Quarter-finals 0–0 0–1 (AET) 23x15px Denmark
1993 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.5 3–0 2–0 23x15px Greece 1 / 3
1–1 0–0 23x15px Romania
Quarter-finals 0–3 0–3 23x15px Norway
1995 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.8 1–2 0–1 Template:Country data Iceland Iceland 2 / 3
2–0 4–0 23x15px Greece
1997 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.2
(Class A)
0–2 0–2 Template:Country data Iceland Iceland 4 / 4
1–1 1–0 23x15px Russia
1–1 1–2 23x15px France
Relegation Play-off 2–1 1–0 23x15px Czech Republic
1999 WC QS Group Stage: Gr.3
(Class A)
1–6 0–0 23x15px Norway 3 / 4
0–1 2–1 23x15px England
1–0 1–2 23x15px Germany
2001 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.1
(Class A)
1–1 1–2 23x15px France 4 / 4
1–1 1–2 23x15px Spain
1–1 0–3 23x15px Sweden
Relegation Play-Off 3–0 2–0 23x15px Hungary
2003 WC QS Group Stage: Gr.4
(Class A)
0–0 1–4 23x15px England 3 / 4 Griffioen
0–3 0–6 23x15px Germany
1–2 4–1 23x15px Portugal Burger, Muller, Noom, Ran, Smith
2005 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.2
(Class A)
0–1 0–0 23x15px Spain 4 / 5
0–2 0–2 23x15px Norway
0–3 1–5 23x15px Denmark Ran
3–0 3–0 23x15px Belgium de Boer, van Ingen, Melis, Muller, Torny, van Veen
2007 WC QS Group Stage: Gr.5
(Class A)
1–0 0–2 23x15px France 3 / 5 de Boer
1–0 4–0 23x15px Austria Smit 2, Delies, Demarteau, Louwaars
0–1 0–4 23x15px England
5–0 4–0 23x15px Hungary Stevens 3, Louwaars 2, Delies, Hoogendijk, Smit, Smith
2009 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.4 1–5 0–1 23x15px Germany 2 / 5 Torny
2–2 1–1 23x16px Switzerland Melis 2, van Eijk
2–1 1–0 23x15px Wales Melis 2, Smit
2–2 3–0 23x15px Belgium Melis 3, Hoogendijk, Stevens
Play-Off 2–0 2–0 23x15px Spain Stevens 3, van de Ven
23x15px 2009 EC Group Stage: Gr.A 2–0 23x15px Ukraine 2 / 4 Stevens, van de Ven
1–2 23x15px Finland van de Ven
2–1 23x15px Denmark Melis, Smit
Quarter-finals 0–0 (PS: 4–3) 23x15px France
Semifinals 1–2 23x15px England Pieëte
2011 WC QS Group Stage: Gr.1 0–3 2–2 23x15px Norway 2 / 5 Dekker, Melis
13–1 7–0 23x15px Macedonia Smit 6, Kiesel 4, Melis 2, Hoogendijk, Koster, Meulen, Pieëte, de Ridder, Slegers, Smit, Spitse
1–1 4–0 23x15px Belarus Melis 2, de Ridder, Slegers, van de Ven
2–0 1–0 23x15px Slovakia Kiesel, Koster, Smit
2013 EC QS Group Stage: Gr.6 6–0 4–0 23x15px Serbia 2 / 5 Melis 6, van den Berg, van de Donk, Hoogendijk, Martens
3–0 2–0 23x15px Croatia Melis, de Ridder, Smit, Spitse, van de Ven
0–0 0–1 23x15px England
2–0 3–1 23x15px Slovenia van de Ven 2, Heuver, Melis, de Ridder
23x15px 2013 EC Group Stage: Gr.B 0–0 23x15px Germany 4 / 4
0–1 23x15px Norway
0–1 Template:Country data ISL Iceland
2015 WC QS Group Stage: Gr.5 4–0 10–1 23x15px Albania 2 / 6 Slegers 6, Melis 3, Martens 2, van den Heiligenberg, Bakker, + 1 o.g.
7–0 3–2 23x15px Portugal Miedema 6, Slegers 2, Dekker, van den Berg
1–2 2–0 23x15px Norway Miedema, Dekker, van de Donk
7–0 6–0 23x15px Greece Miedema 4, Martens 2, Melis 2, van den Berg 2, Middag, Spitse, Bakker
1–1 2–0 23x15px Belgium Miedema 2, Slegers
Play-Off 2–1 2–0 23x15px Scotland Martens 2, Melis 2
Play-Off Final 1–1 2–1 23x15px Italy Miedema 3

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Women's football in the Netherlands, Royal Dutch Football Association. Retrieved on 1 July 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Invalid language code. Spelers en Staf: Vrouwen A-elftal, Ons Oranje. Retrieved on 2 July 2014.
  3. Netherlands: FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, FIFA, 2014. Retrieved on 1 July 2014.
  4. "Italy–Netherlands playoff match". UEFA. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  5. UEFA Women's EURO 2009, UEFA. Retrieved on 1 July 2014.
  6. Group B, UEFA. Retrieved on 1 July 2014.
  7. 2015 World cup roster
  8. Invalid language code. "De loopbaan van Vera Pauw", Intermediair, 2009. Retrieved on 3 July 2014.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Invalid language code. Hugo Logtenberg, "Roger Reijners nieuwe bondscoach vrouwenelftal", de Volkskrant, 2010. Retrieved on 3 July 2014.

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