FC Midtjylland

Country Denmark Denmark
City Herning
Founded 1999
Ground MCH Arena
Nickname The Wolves
Captain Alexander Scholz
Coach Brian Priske
Website www.fcm.dk
Leagues
SAS Ligaen
UEFA Champions League

FC Midtjylland is a Danish football club based in the city of Herning. They currently feature in the Danish Superliga.

History

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.

Midtjylland have enjoyed a strong period of success in Denmark in the latter half of the 2010s, winning three Danish Superliga titles and a Danish Cup, as well as competing in the UEFA Champions League.

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.

Honours

  • Danish Superliga Champions (3): 2014–15, 2017–18, 2019–20
  • Danish 1st Division Champions (1): 1999–2000
  • Danish Cup Winners (1): 2018–19

Team Roster

Name Position
Böðvar Böðvarsson Iceland defender
Dion Cools Belgium defender
Daniel Høegh Denmark defender
Rasmus Nissen Kristensen Denmark defender
Chuma Anene Norway forward
Jeppe Hansen Denmark forward
Sory Kaba Guinea forward
Mikkel Andersen Denmark goalkeeper
Jesper Hansen Denmark goalkeeper
Babajide David Akintola Nigeria midfielder

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