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Denmark Women qualifier against Sweden called off in pay dispute

The Denmark Women's team reached the Euro 2017 final.

Denmark Women's World Cup qualifier against Sweden has been cancelled due to an ongoing pay dispute.

The team refused to play a friendly against Netherlands last month in protest over pay and conditions.

The Danish Football Association (DBU) announced on its website on Wednesday that it had informed its Swedish counterpart that Friday's match in Gothenburg was off.

"It is a historically bad day for the women's team and for Danish football overall," DBU senior vice-president Kim Hallberg said.



Holders Germany knocked out of Women's Euro; England advance

A late Denmark winner saw holders Germany eliminated from Women's Euro 2017 in the quarterfinals.

Germany, seeking their seventh European trophy in a row, took the lead through Isabel Kerschowski after only three minutes.

But an equaliser four minutes into the second half from Nadia Nadim gave Denmark new belief, and Theresa Nielsen sealed their win with a header inside the final 10 minutes.

Kerschowski's early strike, misjudged by keeper Stina Lykke Petersen, had seemed likely to herald a dominant...