Brøndby IF

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Brøndby IF
Full nameBrøndbyernes Idrætsforening
Nickname(s)Drengene fra Vestegnen
(The Boys from Vestegnen)
Founded3 December 1964; 57 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

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

Honours[change | change source]

  • 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 squad[change | change source]

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


Coaching staff[change | change source]

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

Records[change | change source]

  • 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 ranking[change | change source]

Current[change | change source]

As of 24 May 2021, Source: [1]

Rank Team Points
131 Slovakia Slovan Bratislava 7.500
132 Germany Mainz 7.000
133 Denmark Brøndby IF 7.000
134 Turkey Konyaspor 7.000
135 Czech Republic Jablonec 7.000

References[change | change source]

  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 weblinks[change | change source]