Brøndby IF

Danish football club based in Copenhagen

Brøndbyernes Idrætsforening short Brøndby IF is a professional association football club based in Brøndbyvester. The club was founded in 1964 when two local clubs merged (Brøndbyøster IF and Brøndbyvester IF).

Brøndby IF
Full nameBrøndbyernes Idrætsforening
Nickname(s)Drengene fra Vestegnen
(The Boys from Vestegnen)
Founded3 December 1964; 58 years ago (1964-12-03)
GroundBrøndby Stadium
Capacity28,000[1] (23,400 seats)
ChairmanJan Bech Andersen
Head coachNiels Frederiksen
LeagueDanish Superliga
2020–211st of 12 (champions)
WebsiteClub website

Brøndby IF has won 11 Danish championships and 7 Danish Cups. Brøndby reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup 1990-91.

HonoursEdit

  • Winners (11): 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2021
  • Danish Cup
    • Winners (7): 1989, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2005,2008, 2019
  • Danish League Cup
    • Winners (3): 1984, 2005, 2006
  • Danish Super Cup
    • Winners (4): 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002

Current squadEdit

As of 31 March 2022[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
3 DF   Norway Henrik Heggheim
4 DF   Norway Sigurd Rosted
5 DF   Denmark Andreas Maxsø (captain)
6 MF   New Zealand Joe Bell
8 MF   Denmark Mathias Greve
9 FW   Serbia Andrija Pavlović
12 FW   Sweden Carl Björk
14 DF   Denmark Kevin Mensah (vice-captain)
15 DF   Paraguay Blas Riveros
16 GK   Denmark Thomas Mikkelsen
17 DF   Denmark Andreas Bruus
18 DF   Denmark Kevin Tshiembe
19 DF   Denmark Frederik Alves
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 DF   Sweden Rasmus Wikström
22 MF   Croatia Josip Radošević
23 MF   United States Christian Cappis
24 FW   Croatia Marko Divković (on loan from DAC)
25 MF   Tunisia Anis Ben Slimane
27 FW   Sweden Simon Hedlund
29 MF   Denmark Peter Bjur
30 GK   Denmark Mads Hermansen
31 FW   Denmark Jagvir Singh
36 FW   Denmark Mathias Kvistgaarden
38 FW   Denmark Yousef Salech
40 GK   Denmark Jonathan Ægidius


Coaching staffEdit

Name Role
  Niels Frederiksen Head Coach
  Martin Retov Assistant Coach
  Casper Ankergren Goalkeeper Coach
  Anders Storskov Fitness Coach
  Jesper Løvind Andersen Fitness Consultant
  Frederik Birk Christensen Chief Analyst

RecordsEdit

  • Home victory, Danish Superliga: 7–0 vs. Herfølge, 11 July 2005
  • Away victory, Danish Superliga: 7–0 vs. Esbjerg, 26 August 2001; 7–0 vs. AGF, 21 August 2016
  • Home loss, Danish Superliga: 1–6 vs. Esbjerg, 14 March 2004
  • Away Loss, Danish Superliga: 0–5 vs. Midtjylland, 29 July 2007
  • Biggest win, European match 9–0 vs. Juvenes/Dogana, 2 July 2015
  • Biggest Loss, European match 0–5 vs. PAOK, 20 August 2015; 0–5 vs. Manchester United, 4 November 1998
  • Highest attendance, Brøndby Stadion: 31,508 vs. Copenhagen, 18 June 2003
  • Highest average home attendance, season: 18,204, 2004–05
  • Most appearances, European matches: 70, Per Nielsen
  • Most appearances, total: 556, Bjarne Jensen
  • Most goals scored, season, Danish Superliga: 28, Ebbe Sand 1997–98
  • Most goals scored, Danish Superliga: 71, Kamil Wilczek
  • Most goals scored, European matches: 12, Ruben Bagger
  • Most goals scored, total: 121, Kim Vilfort

UEFA club rankingEdit

CurrentEdit

As of 24 May 2021, Source: [1]

Rank Team Points
131   Slovan Bratislava 7.500
132   Mainz 7.000
133   Brøndby IF 7.000
134   Konyaspor 7.000
135   Jablonec 7.000

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Stadionoverblik". brondby.com. Brøndby IF. 1 January 2009. Archived from the original on 15 May 2021. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  2. "Superliga-truppen - Brøndby IF". brondby.com. Retrieved 30 November 2017.

Other weblinksEdit