Latest Denmark National Soccer Team News

Diverse England team wins fans in nation eager for good news

Jul. 09, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hannah Kumari has been an English soccer fan since childhood, but she never wanted to fly an England flag. Until now. Kumari is one of millions of fans ecstatic that England’s men’s team has reached the final of a major tournament for the first time...

Euro 2020 final: Where Italy and England can win or lose

Jul. 09, 2021 10:31 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It's being billed as the best team of the tournament against, in effect, the host nation. The European Championship final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium on Sunday has all the makings of a tight and tense title match. ...

Counting the cost: England fans gear up for Euro 2020 final

Jul. 08, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — There are no doubt a few hangovers across England on Thursday after a night of wild celebrations in the wake of the national soccer team's victory over Denmark in the European Championship semifinals. There will likely be many, many more on Monday morning...

Euro 2020 final: England can finally end 55 years of misery

Jul. 07, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — All the years of hurt, England fans sing about it. All that sense of entitlement, rival fans are irritated by it. After decades of embarrassment and moaning at tournaments, the English have a chance to finally back up the bravado — just listen to the...

The Latest: Denmark coach bemoans late penalty in loss

Jul. 07, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand says he cannot understand how a decisive penalty was awarded against his team in the 2-1 loss to England in the European Championship semifinals. ...

England beats Denmark 2-1, reaches Euro 2020 final

Jul. 07, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England has broken through its semifinal ceiling at major soccer tournaments. A title match awaits for the first time in 55 years. Harry Kane converted the rebound after his initial penalty was saved in the 104th minute to give England a come-from-behind...

England inspired by expectation, Denmark by resilience

Jul. 06, 2021 05:39 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England is shouldering rising expectations. Denmark is powered by resilience and recovery. And emotions will be high at Wembley Stadium before their European Championship semifinal match even kicks off Wednesday when there will be a moment to remember the...

Kane carries England past Ukraine, into Euro 2020 semifinals

Jul. 03, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — England is going back home — with something to play for. Harry Kane scored twice and England overwhelmed Ukraine 4-0 Saturday to reach the European Championship semifinals. It was the only match of Euro 2020 that England had to play...

Danish officials say delta variant reported during Euro 2020

Jun. 24, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — At least seven people have tested positive for the coronavirus after attending European Championship soccer games in Copenhagen, Danish health officials said Thursday. Authorities urged thousands of fans who were at Denmark's game against...

Schmeichel: Outpouring of support shows 'the reason I play'

Jun. 20, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — The outpouring of support in the wake of Christian Eriksen's collapse has shown how soccer can unite an entire country and why it's so special to play for a national team, Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said Sunday. Eriksen and the entire Denmark...