Generel press activities

EXPLANATIONS ABOUT ACTIVITIES AND SET UP

The activities of the Danish national teams are regarded as international media events.
 
Below stated variety of media activities are open to match- or tournament accredited media representatives.
 
Non-accredited media must contact the DBU for possible access.
 
 

GENERAL MEDIA SERVICE AND SET UP:


Daily media activities or –information:

DBU provides possibilities for editorial relevant contact between the accredited media and the players, coaching- and medical staff on a daily basis during periods of training camps and matches during scheduled press activities:


Scheduled press activities:

DBU does not offer interviews by phone or e-mail with the players, coaching- and medical staff during periods of training camps and matches no matter weather these are inside or outside the scheduled press activities.  


Subjects
:
 
Media activities during training camps in connection with matches and tournaments are established to provide the media with opportunities to talk to the players, coaching- and medical staff about subjects related to the team, the matches and the tournament in question.
 
The players, coaching- and medical staff are, however, not obliged to answer questions about subjects not relating to the Danish national team, the match or tournament in question.
 

Exclusive or feature interviews:
 
Training camps and the scheduled press activities unfortunately leaves no room for exclusive or feature interviews.
Mixed zone activities and pre-match press conferences provide opportunities for non-exclusive one-on-one interviews with the participating players and coaches.
 

Telephone interviews:
 
Not possible. DBU does not coordinate nor provide private or mobile telephone numbers of the players, coaching- and medical staff.
 

Interviews via e-mail:
 
Not possible. DBU do not coordinate nor not provide e-mail adresses of the players, coaching- and medical staff.
 
 
Subject to changes and cancellations:
 
Scheduled press activities are subject to change or cancellation completely due to decisions made by the head coach even with short notice. Please check above scheme daily for possible changes.
 
The participation of specific players and coaches at media activities are subject to possible injury situation and treatment plan. 
 
 

PRESS ACTIVITIES:

 
 Nomination of squad:
 
Head coach Åge Hareide nominates the team approximately 10 days before the first match in question.
Participants:
Head coach Åge Hareide - occasionally selected players
Set up:
Press conference
Format:
Traditional press conference followed by possible one-on-one interviews
Location:
Danish FA
Start:
Duration
Approximately 20 minutes plus possible one-on-one-interviews
Booking:
Possibility for booking of exclusive interviews in advance
Photo:
Photographers welcome
MIXED ZONES
 
 
Mixed zone 1:
 
Known as ”mixed zone and open training” takes place at hotel, training ground or match stadium. Mixed zone opportunity before the start of training sessions with no interview possibilities after the training session.
Participants:
All players and coaches
Set-up:
Mixed zone before start of training session
Format:
Players and coaches available upon arrival before start of training session. No contact/interviews after end of training session.
Location:
Match stadium, training ground or nearby facility (see “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Start:
(see “Press Kit / Schedules press activities”)
Duration:
Approximately 45 minutes
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviewees possible
Photo:
Photographers welcome
Reporters and photographers are welcome to watch a part of or all of the training session. Decision to close part of the training will be taken on a day-by-day basis. See also "training sessions"
 
 
Mixed zone 2:
 
At match stadium.
 
Participants:
All players and coaches.
Set-up:
Mixed zone
Format:
Short interviews/comments possibilities with all players and coaches on entering or leaving match stadium.
Location:
Mixed zone at match stadium
Start:
Before or after official training (see “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Duration:
15 minutes
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviewees possible
Photo:
Photographers welcome
 Reporters and photographers are welcome to watch a part or all of the training session. Decision to close part of the training will be taken on day-by-day basis. See also "training sessions"
 
Mixed zone 3:
 
Usually at team hotel, indoor facility at stadium/training ground or press center giving opportunities for one-on-one-style interviews:
Participants:
Selected players and coaches
Set-up:
Mixed zone
Format:
Mixed zone
Location:
Match stadium/training ground, team hotel, press center or other nearby facility  (see “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Start:
Usually before training
Duration:
30 minutes
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviews possible
Photo:
Photographers welcome
If no “training session” following the “mixed zone” is indicated there are no training session scheduled or a following training session is closed for media and public.
No training session scheduled

PRESS BRIEFINGS

Press briefing 1

As an extraordinary opportunity or as a replacement for a cancelled "mixed zone and training"-activity a press briefing with head coach Åge Hareide may be offered:
Participants:
Head coach Åge Hareide
Set-up:
Mixed zone
Format:
Informal briefing in press conference - or mixed zone-set up
Location:
Match stadium, training ground, nearby facility or team hotel (see “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Start:
(See “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Duration:
Approximately 15 minutes
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviewees possible
Photo:
Photographers welcome
 Press briefing 2
 
As an extraordinary opportunity or as a replacement for a cancelled "mixed zone and training"-activity a press briefing with head coach Åge Hareide and selected players may be offered:
Participants:
Head coach Åge Hareide and selected players.
Set-up:
Mixed zone
Format:
Informal briefing in press conference - or mixed zone-set up
Location:
Match stadium, training ground, nearby facility or team hotel (see “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Start:
(See “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Duration:
Approximately 15 minutes
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviewees possible
 

Press briefing 3

Participants:
Head coach Åge Hareide 
Set-up:
Informal press conference
Format:
Post match evaluation following home qualification matches
Location:
The Danish FA
Start:
(See “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Duration:
Approximately 30-60 minutes
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviewees possible
Photo:
Photographers welcome
 
Informal interview opportunity
 
In connection with travel arrangements or transfers players and coaches may be available for comments, however, no interviews will be pre-arranged.
 
Participants:
Only those players and coaches scheduled for travelling from port of embarkation
Set up:
Informal
Format:
Informal
Location:
As stated in each case
Start:
Approximate/recommended time stated
Duration
Depending on check in times, boarding calls etc.
Booking:
Not possible
Photo:
Photographers welcome
 
PRESS CONFERENCES

Pre match press-conference 1:
 
Press conference set up on matchday -1 prior to qualification or final round matches:
Participants:
Head coach Åge Hareide and two selected players (identity of players not published in advance)
Set-up:
Press conference
Format:
Traditionel press conference set-up, no possibilities for one-on-one-interviews
Location:
Team hotel or match stadium
Start:
(See “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Duration:
Approximately 30 minutes
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviews possible
Photo:
Photographers welcome
Pre match press-conference 2:
 
Press conference set up on matchday -1 prior to friendly internationals:
Participants:
Head coach Åge Hareide and selected players (upon media request)
Set-up:
Press conference
Format:
Head coach on podium, followed by one-on-one interview possibilities with all players and coaches
Location:
Team hotel
Start:
(see “Press Kit / Schedules press activities)
Duration:
Maximum 60 minutes
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviews possible
Photo:
Photographers welcome

 
MATCH DAY ACTIVITIES

Match days:
 
No contact between media and players, coaching- and medical staff on match days until post-match press activities.
 
Danish broadcasting tv-station may obtain possibility for pre-match interview with head coach upon arrival to match stadium.
 
No interviews with players or coaches at half time.

Post match press activities:
Participants:
Head coach Åge Hareide and all players.
Set-up:
Press conference and mixed zone
Format:
Head coach Åge Hareide at official press conference, all players in mixed zone
Location:
Match stadium facilities
Start:
After shower and change of clothes
Duration:
Depending on travel arrangements
Booking:
No pre-booking of interviewees possible
Photo:
According to regulations
 

TRAINING SESSIONS

Many training sessions are open to the media.

Open or partially open training sessions are stated in “scheduled press activities” with reference to below mentioned versions.

Training sessions closed to media and public are not stated.

No interviews after training sessions.

Explanations:

Training session 1:
Training session (all) open to media (most likely directly after mixed zone-activity). No interviews after training session.

Training session 2:
Training session partially open (first 15 minutes) to media (most likely directly before or after press conference- or mixed zone-activity). No interviews after training session.

Training session 3:
Training session open or partially open to media, t.b.d. prior to or during training session. No interview possibilities at all in connection with training session!