FC Midtjylland

Country Denmark Denmark
Home town Herning
Founded 1999
Website www.fcm.dk
SAS Ligaen
UEFA Champions League

FC Midtjylland is a Danish football club based in the city of Herning. They currently feature in the Danish first division and finished second in the Danish Superliga in the 2007-2008 season.

FC Midtjylland were founded in 1999 by carptenter and private businessman Mr. Johnny Rune and Mercedes Benz dealer Mr. Ejner Hessel. After convolututed discussions, the club was formed by the mergence of Ikast FS (founded in 1935) and Herning Fremad(founded in 1918).

In 2000 FC Midtjylland were promoted to the Danish Superliga and quickly established themselves as a major force in Danish domestic football. In July 2004 they became the first club in Denmark to own their own football academy.

FC Midtjylland play their home matches at the SAS Arena in Herning. The stadium can entertain 12,500 spectators. The club bears the nickname The Wolves.

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