UEFA Women's Euro 2009

The 2009 UEFA Women's Championship, or just Women's Euro 2009, was played in Finland between 23 August and 10 September 2009. The host was appointed on 11 July 2006, in a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Berlin and the Finnish proposal won over the Dutch proposal.[1]

UEFA Women's Euro 2009
Jalkapallon naisten Euroopan-mestaruuskilpailut 2009
Europamästerskapet i fotboll för damer 2009
UEFA Women's Euro 2009 official logo
Tournament details
Host countryFinland
Dates23 August – 10 September
Teams12
Venue(s)5 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Germany (7th title)
Runners-up England
Tournament statistics
Matches played25
Goals scored75 (3 per match)
Attendance134,907 (5,396 per match)
Top scorer(s) Inka Grings (6 goals)
Best player(s) Inka Grings
2005
2013

The UEFA Women's Championship is a regular tournament involving European national teams from countries affiliated to UEFA, the European governing body, who have qualified for the competition. The competition aims to determine which national women's team is the best in Europe.

The 2009 tournament was won by Germany for a seventh time in ten events. They beat England, appearing in their first final since 1984, 6–2 in the final.[2] The Germans also boasted the tournament's leading goalscorer in Inka Grings.[3]


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