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World Cup Highlights

 Second World Cup appearance
 Reached the second round of the 1986 World Cup in Mexico
 Winner of the European Championships in 1992
 Semifinalists of the European championships in 1964 and 1984


First-Round Schedule

Day, Time (EDT) Opponent Site TV
Friday, June 12, 11:30 a.m. Saudi Arabia Lens ESPN2
Thursday, June 18, 11:30 a.m. South Africa Toulouse ESPN2
Wednesday, June 24, 10 a.m. France Lyon ESPN

Complete First-Round Schedule


Roster

Pos. Name Age Club
GKPeter Kjor 32 Silkeborg
GK Mogens Krogh 34 Brondby
GK Peter Schmeichel 34 Manchester United
D Michael Schjonberg 31 Kaiserslautern
D Jan Heintze 34 Bayer Leverkusen
D Marc Rieper 29 Celtic
D Jacob Laursen 26 Derby County
D Jes Hogh 31 Fenerbahce
D Soeren Colding 25 Brondby
D Rene Henriksen 27 Akademisk
M Martin Joergensen 22 Udinese
M Michael Laudrup 33 Ajax Amsterdam
M Allan Nielsen 26 Tottenham Hotspur
M Per Frandsen 28 Bolton Wanderers
M Morten Wieghorst 27 Celtic
M Bjarne Goldbak 29 FC Copenhagen
M Thomas Helveg 26 Udinese
M Stig Tofting 28 Duisburg
F Ebbe Sand 22 Brondby
F Peter Moeller 26 PSV Eindhoven
F Miklos Molnar 28 Sevilla
F Brian Laudrup 29 Rangers


Road to France

Won Lost Tied GF GA
1 2 0 1 5
How Qualified: First place in UEFA Group 1
DateResult
UEFA Group 1
Oct. 11, 1997 Greece 0, Denmark 0
Sept. 10, 1997 Denmark 3, Croatia 1
Aug. 20, 1997 Bosnia-Herzegovina 3, Denmark 0
June 8, 1997 Denmark 2, Bosnia-Herzegovina 0
April 30, 1997 Denmark 4, Slovenia 0
March 29, 1997Croatia 1, Denmark 1
Oct. 9, 1996 Denmark 2, Greece 1
Sept. 1, 1996 Slovenia 0, Denmark 2

Facts and Figures

Knight-Ridder/Tribune
Location: Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula north of Germany
Population: 5.2 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Copenhagen
Comparative area: Slightly more than twice the size of Massachusetts
Religions: Evangelical Lutheran 91 percent, other Protestant and Roman Catholic 2 percent, other 7 percent (1988)
Landscape: Low and flat to gently rolling plains; small kingdom almost surrounded by water; consists of a peninsula and 482 nearby islands; Greenland, off the northeastern coast of Canada, is a province of Denmark even though it lies 1,300 miles away


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