Jill Roord

Jill Jamie Roord (born 22 April 1997) is a Dutch football midfielder who plays for Arsenal in the Women's Super League and for the Dutch national team. She won Dutch national titles on multiple occasions.

Jill Roord
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Roord in 2018
Personal information
Full name Jill Jamie Roord[1]
Date of birth 22 April 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Oldenzaal, Netherlands
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 14
Youth career
2008–2013 FC Twente
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 FC Twente 105 (57)
2017–2019 Bayern Munich 36 (13)
2019– Arsenal 0 (0)
National team
2011–2012 Netherlands U15 8 (4)
2011–2012 Netherlands U16 8 (1)
2011–2013 Netherlands U17 16 (13)
2013–2014 Netherlands U19 18 (18)
2015– Netherlands 40 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 March 2018

Club career

FC Twente, 2013–2017

Roord started her career in 2008 at the under-13 team of FC Twente and quickly progressed through the youth teams. At the age of 16 she made her debut in the first team. She helped the team to win the BeNe League (Belgian and Dutch leagues combined in a single League played between 2012 and 2015) twice, the Eredivisie (Dutch League) once and the KNVB Women's Cup (Dutch Cup) once.[2] Also with the club she made her debut at the UEFA Women's Champions League in 2013.[3] On 1 April 2017, she played her 100th match for the club.[2]

Bayern Munich, 2017–2019

Ahead of the 2017–18 season, Roord signed a two-year contract with Bayern Munich to play in the German Bundesliga.[4][5] On 2 September 2017, she made her debut for the club in a 3–0 win over SGS Essen. On 15 October 2017, she scored her first goal in a 2–0 home victory against SC Sand. On 4 October 2017, she made her first UEFA Women's Champions League appearance for the club in a 1–0 away loss to Chelsea.[6] On 5 May 2019, Roord announced she will be leaving Bayern München at the end of the season.

Arsenal, 2019–

Roord signed with Arsenal on 14 May 2019.[7]

International career

Jill Roord & Sisca Folkertsma
Jill Roord & Sisca Folkertsma training with the Netherlands in 2018

She played for the Dutch national youth teams and won the 2014 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship before arriving in the senior team.[3] Her debut was on 7 February 2015 against Thailand.[8]

In May 2015, she was among the 23-roster who was called to represent Netherlands in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.[9][10]

In June 2017, she was in the 23 players squad which won the UEFA Women's Euro 2017.[11]

International goals

Scores and results list the Netherlands goal tally first.[8]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 20 May 2015 Sparta Stadion, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Estonia 1–0 7–0 Friendly
2. 20 January 2017 Pinatar Arena, San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain  Romania 2–1 7–1
3. 3–1
4. 11 Jun 2019 Stade Océane, Le Havre, France  New Zealand 1–0 1–0 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup



FC Twente

*During the BeNe League period (2012 to 2015), the highest placed Dutch team is considered as national champion by the Royal Dutch Football Association.[12]


Netherlands U19



  1. ^ "List of Players – Netherlands" (PDF). FIFA. 30 May 2015. p. 16. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Jill Roord naar FC Bayern München". FC Twente (in Dutch). 25 April 2017. Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Profile". UEFA. Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  4. ^ "FCB-Frauen verpflichten Jill Roord". Bayern Munich (in German). 8 July 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  5. ^ Juchem, Markus (25 April 2017). "Bayern München verpflichtet Jill Roord". womensoccer.de (in German). Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Jill Roord – Spielerinnenprofil". DFB Datencenter. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Introducing our new summer signing..." Arsenal Women Twitter. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Profile". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  9. ^ KNVB. "Reijners kiest WK-selectie Oranjevrouwen – KNVB". KNVB. Archived from the original on 20 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  10. ^ "Profile". FIFA. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  11. ^ "Wiegman kiest Oranjeselectie voor WEURO 2017". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). 14 June 2017. Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  12. ^ "Eredivisie Vrouwen". KNVB (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Finale Algarve Cup tussen Oranjevrouwen en Zweden afgelast" (in Dutch). nu.nl. Retrieved 7 March 2018.

External links

2013–14 BeNe League

The 2013–14 season of the Women's BeNe League is the second season of the Belgium and Netherlands' women's football top level league. The defending champion is FC Twente. The season started on 30 August 2013 and is played in a single division contrary to last season.

Originally planned as a 16 team league, one team withdrew before the season and another one withdrew during the season. Thus 14 teams made the final standings.

With six matches to spare Standard Liège already was set as the best placed Belgian side. The league was won by Twente for the second time in a row.

2014–15 BeNe League

The 2014–15 BeNe League was the third and last season of the Belgium and Netherlands' women's football top level league. The defending champion was FC Twente. The season started on 29 August 2014 and was played in a single division. The season finished on 8 May 2015.

Following this season, Belgium and the Netherlands will have their own top level league again. The BeNe League initiative was ended because Dutch clubs and the Dutch FA failed to come to an agreement regarding the clubs' financial participation for the following seasons. The Dutch FA also questioned the lack of competitiveness.After the season, the Netherlands revived the Eredivisie as top league and Belgium created a new Super League.

2015–16 Eredivisie (women)

The 2015–16 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the sixth season of the Netherlands women's professional football league, and the first season since 2011–12. The Eredivisie returned after a three-season period, when it was replaced by the BeNe League, which involved teams from the Netherlands and Belgium. The season took place from 21 August 2015 to 20 May 2016 with seven teams. FC Twente won its second Eredivisie title and became Dutch champions for a fourth consecutive year (including the BeNe League period).

2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round

The 2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round was played on 11, 13 and 16 August 2015. A total of 32 teams competed in the qualifying round to decide eight of the 32 places in the knockout phase of the 2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League.

2016 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship

The 2016 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship was the 15th edition of the UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship (19th edition if the Under-18 era is included), the annual European international youth football championship contested by the women's under-19 national teams of UEFA member associations. Slovakia, which were selected by UEFA on 20 March 2012, hosted the tournament between 19 and 31 July 2016.A total of eight teams played in the tournament, with players born on or after 1 January 1997 eligible to participate.

2016–17 Eredivisie (women)

The 2016–17 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the seventh season of the Netherlands women's professional football league. The season took place from 2 September 2016 to 26 May 2017 with eight teams. Defending champions FC Twente finished runners-up behind Ajax, who won their first Dutch championship.

2016–17 PEC Zwolle (women) season

The 2016–17 season is PEC Zwolle's 7th season of play in the Eredivisie and also its 7th consecutive season in the top flight of Dutch football for women.

2017–18 DFB-Pokal Frauen

The 2017–18 DFB-Pokal was the 38th season of the cup competition, Germany's second-most important title in women's football.

Wolfsburg defeated Bayern Munich after penalties to win their fourth consecutive title.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final was a football match which determined the winner of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. It was the eighth final of the FIFA Women's World Cup, a quadrennial tournament contested by the women's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The match was played on 7 July 2019 at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, a suburb of Lyon, France.

The final was contested by the United States, the defending champion, and the Netherlands, in their first final. The United States won 2–0, earning their second consecutive and fourth overall Women's World Cup title, with second-half goals scored by co-captain Megan Rapinoe from the penalty spot and Rose Lavelle. With the win, the U.S. became the second team to win consecutive titles after Germany's victories in 2003 and 2007. The team's coach, Jill Ellis, became the first manager to win two Women's World Cup titles.

Each finalist was the reigning champion of its respective confederation, with the United States having won the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship and the Netherlands having won UEFA Women's Euro 2017.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group E

Group E of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 10 to 20 June 2019. The group consisted of Cameroon, Canada, the Netherlands and New Zealand. The top two teams, the Netherlands and Canada, along with the third-placed team, Cameroon (as one of the four best third-placed teams), advanced to the round of 16.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the second and final stage of the competition, following the group stage. It began on 22 June with the round of 16 and ended on 7 July with the final match, held at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu. A total of 16 teams (the top two teams from each group, along with the four best third-placed teams) advanced to the knockout stage to compete in a single-elimination style tournament.All times listed are local, CEST (UTC+2).

2019–20 Arsenal W.F.C. season

The 2019–20 season will be Arsenal Women's Football Club's 34rd season of competitive football. The club will be participating in the Champions League, the Women's Super League, the FA Cup and the League Cup. The club is the defending Women's Super League champion.

Arsenal W.F.C.

Arsenal Women Football Club, formerly known as Arsenal Ladies Football Club, is an English professional women's football club affiliated with Arsenal Football Club. The Club plays in the Women's Super League, the top flight of English women's football.

Arsenal have won more trophies than any other club in English women's football, and have won the most titles in each domestic competition they have played in. The Club have won 15 League titles, 14 FA Women's Cup, 5 FA WSL Cups, 10 Women's Premier League Cups, 5 FA Women's Community Shield, and one UEFA Women's Champions League. In the 2006–07 season, the Club became the first in the history of women's football to achieve the continental European sextuple.

Arsenal were founded in 1987 following an initiative by Vic Akers, who became the Club's first manager. He guided Arsenal to continued success until his departure in 2009, winning the most top-flight matches in English football history. The Club have sustained this record, and have won the most Doubles and Trebles in English football history. Arsenal have also completed a record seven unbeaten league seasons, setting a number of English records for longest top-flight unbeaten run, for goals scored, and points won.Arsenal have played their home games at Meadow Park since their founding. Based on social media activity from the 2018–19 season, Arsenal's fanbase is the largest in the world.

Eredivisie (women)

The Eredivisie Vrouwen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈeːrədiˌvizi]) (Dutch for Honor Division) is the professional women's football league in the Netherlands. Organized by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) it was established in 2007 and then played for five seasons until 2012 when the leagues of the Netherlands and Belgium merged forming a single combined league (BeNe League). After three seasons the BeNe League folded and the Eredivisie was restarted in the 2015–16 season. The league winner receives a spot in the UEFA Women's Champions League.

FC Twente Vrouwen

FC Twente Vrouwen is the women's football section of Dutch club FC Twente based in Enschede. Founded in 2007, it is one of the founding members of the professional Dutch women's football league (Eredivisie Vrouwen) competing in the league since its inaugural season. The club has won the Eredivisie five times, the BeNe League twice and the Dutch Cup twice. Its home ground is the Sportpark Slangenbeek in Hengelo with occasional matches (UEFA Women's Champions League knockout stage and other important matches) being played at the De Grolsch Veste.

List of FIFA Women's World Cup goalscorers

This article lists each country's goalscorers in the FIFA Women's World Cup. There are 373 goalscorers for the 917 goals scored at the 8 editions of the World Cup final tournaments.


Numbers in green means the player finished as the tournament top scorer (or joint top scorer).

Netherlands at the FIFA Women's World Cup

Netherlands have participated two times at the FIFA Women's World Cup: in 2015, in 2019. The have reached the 2nd round in 2015 and the final in 2019.

* Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Netherlands women's national football team

The Netherlands women's national football team (Dutch: Nederlands vrouwenvoetbalelftal) is directed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), which is a member of UEFA and FIFA.

In 1971, the team played the first women's international football match recognized by FIFA against France. They have played at the final tournament of the 2009, 2013, and 2017 UEFA Women's Championship and were champions in 2017. They have played at the final tournament of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time, and reached thirteenth place. They have also played at the final tournament in the 2019 edition, losing 2-0 the final against the United States.

The nicknames for the team are Oranje (Orange) and Leeuwinnen (Lionesses). Sarina Wiegman has been head coach since January 2017. As of July 2019, the team is ranked number 3 in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Group A

Group A of UEFA Women's Euro 2017 contained Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands and Norway. The matches were played from 16 to 24 July 2017.

Arsenal W.F.C. – current squad
Netherlands squads


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