These associations persist and maintain their own youth teams. For a particularly practiced in Denmark concept was continued, which will enable smaller clubs, economically and sporty permanently to establish themselves in the top flight (see also FC København, FC Nordsjælland ).
The club logo adorns the stylized head of a wolf. Although for more than 200 years is no wild wolves more in Denmark, the wolf was chosen as a symbol because wolves in the area of today's cities Herning and Ikast were very common. Hence the nickname of the team Ulvene is ( "Wolves ").
At the end of the 1999/2000 season, the first after the founding of the club, the FC Midtjylland was immediately master the 1st Division ( second highest division) and rose to the SAS League. This game belongs to the class FCM since the rise uninterruptedly. In the years 2007 and 2008 the club was runner-up and achieved the best-ever rankings in the still short club's history.
The FCM reached the Danish Cup final in 2003, 2005, 2010 and 2011. In the first two finals he defeated each against Brøndby IF with 0:3 and 2:3. 2010 and 2011 lost the FC Midtjylland against FC Nordsjælland.
Placement of the FCM in the Super League:
- Ove Pedersen (July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2002 )
- Troels Bech (July 1, 2002 - 31 December 2003)
- Erik Rasmussen (1 January 2004 - 30 June 2008)
- Thomas Berg ( July 1, 2008 - August 11, 2009 )
- Allan Kuhn (August 12, 2009 - March 30, 2011 )
- Glen Riddersholm (1 April 2011 - present )
- Morten Skoubo (2002 to Borussia Mönchengladbach )
- Mohamed Zidan (Werder Bremen, 1 FSV Mainz 05, Hamburger SV, Borussia Dortmund)
- Peter Skov- Jensen ( 2005 VfL Bochum)
- Frank Kristensen, " Farlige Frank"
- Simon Poulsen, a Danish national team, played on 28 March 2007 in the match against Germany
- Dennis Sørensen, Danish national team; 2007 Energie Cottbus
- Kolja Afriyie (2010 to Energie Cottbus )
- Leon Jessen, Danish national team; 2010 1 FC Kaiserslautern
- Simon Kjær, Danish national team; 2010 VfL Wolfsburg
- Ken Ilsø, 2011 Fortuna Dusseldorf
- Mads Albæk, 2013 at Stade Reims