COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Nicklas Bendtner has been left off Denmark's World Cup squad.
Denmark coach Age Hareide says both Bendtner, who has a lingering groin injury, and defender Andreas Bjelland, who also is injured, won't be ready for the team's opening match against Peru on June 16.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark coach Age Hareide has picked World Cup veterans Michael Krohn-Dehli and Nicklas Bendtner for his 35-man preliminary squad.
The list also includes three newcomers — Robert Skov, Kenneth Zohore and Mathias Jensen.
Forward Christian Eriksen and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel are also in the team, along with the return of Daniel Wass and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
Denmark qualifies for World Cup with 5-1 rout of Ireland
DUBLIN (AP) — Christian Eriksen scored a superb hat trick as Denmark qualified for next year's World Cup with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Ireland in their playoff on Tuesday.
With last week's first leg having finished 0-0, Ireland made an ideal start to the return match by taking the lead in the sixth minute through defender Shane Duffy.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner has signed a three-year contract with Norwegian club Rosenborg.
The former Arsenal forward says joining the Norwegian champions is "the perfect match."
Bendtner, who has been playing Nottingham Forrest, says "as a football player, it is important to be in a place where one is happy."