Denmark players faced ‘violent personal attacks’ in dispute
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's players say they were subject to "overly violent personal attacks" during a contract dispute with the country's soccer association.
Denmark was forced to field a severely weakened lineup containing some futsal players for a friendly against Slovakia last month after the collapse of negotiations over a new collective bargaining agreement regarding commercial rights.
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.