History

The history of FC Nordsjælland

FC Nordsjælland is a Danish football club that was founded in July 2003. The team plays in Farum, which is located in the suburbs of Copenhagen. FC Nordsjælland is a continuation of Farum BK which still is an integral part of FC Nordsjælland. FC Nordsjælland is located in Furesø municipality, you can find out more about Furesø here.

In 1998 Farum BK played its first division league match. Successful promotions meant that Farum BK was promoted to the Danish top division, Superliga, in 2002. In 2003 the club changed its name to FC Nordsjælland and has since been a consistent part of the Superliga. The name FC Nordsjælland was chosen because FC Nordsjælland should be seen as a regional team for all football supporters in the region of Northern Sealand. To consolidate the status as a regional team FC Nordsjælland has build a network of more than 60 regional amateur clubs that are part of FC Nordsjællands football network.

FC Nordsjælland is owned by Allan K Pedersen, who is a local businessman. He has owned the club since its foundation in 2003. The home ground is Farum Park (capacity - 10.300). Farum Park is a modern stadium with top facilities. A four star hotel and conference center is an integral part of the stadium.

From 2006 until 2011, former Celtic player Morten Wieghorst, was the Head Coach of FC Nordsjælland. Since June 2011 former assistant coach Kasper Hjulmand has been the Head Coach of FC Nordsjælland.

FC Nordsjælland has won the danish cup twice - in 2010 and 2011 - and the Championship in 2012.

Facts:

1991:          Farum Idræts Klub and Stavnsholt Boldklub joins forces and becomes Farum Boldklub.

1992:          First promotion for the new club – from serie 2 to serie 1.

1998:          The team attains promotion to the 2. Division and becomes a professional footballclub.

2002:          Maj 29th: Farum gets promotion to the Superliga after a 4-1 over FREM.

2002/2003: Farum Boldklub ends the season as third in the Superliga, with 51 points.

2003:          Juli 1st: Farum Boldklub A/S becomes FC Nordsjælland.

2003/2004: FC Nordsjælland ends the season 9th in the Superliga, with 32 points.

2004/2005: FC Nordsjælland ends the season 10th in the Superliga, with 30 points.

2005/2006: FC Nordsjælland ends the season 9th in the Superliga, with 38 points.

2006/2007: FC Nordsjælland ends the season 5th in the Superliga, with 57 points.

2008:          FC Nordsjællands ends the season 9th in the Superliga, with 43 points.

2009:          FC Nordsjælland ends the season 8th in the Superliga, with 35 points.

2010:          FC Nordsjælland ends the season 7th in the Superliga, with 43 points.

2010:          FC Nordsjælland wins the Danish Cup Final for the first time.

2011:          FC Nordsjælland ends the season 6th in the Superliga, with 39 points.

2011:          FC Nordsjælland wins the Danish Cup Final for the second consecutive time.

2012:          FC Nordsjælland wins the Danish Championship, with 68 points.

2013:          FC Nordsjælland ends the season 2th in the Superliga, with 60 points.

2014:          FC Nordsjælland ends the season 6th in the Superliga, with 46 points.