FBK Balkan

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FBK Balkan
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Full name FBK Balkan
Founded October 22, 1962
Ground Rosengårds Södra IP, Malmö
Manager Nebojsa Boban[1]
League Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra
2011 Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra, 10th

FBK Balkan is a Swedish football club located in the suburb Rosengård of Malmö. The club was founded in 1962. They currently play in Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra. The club comes from a Malmö neighbourhood known for its very large immigrant community, Balkan is most famous for being the club where Zlatan Ibrahimović started playing football. Other notable former players for the team include Goran Slavkovski and Valentino Lai.

History[edit]

FBK Balkan was founded in 1962 in Malmö by Yugoslav immigrants, it is named after the Balkans. The club spent many seasons in Swedish division 6 later finding their way up the tiers to Division 3 in present day. The club is one of the oldest immigrants association in Europe. Players of many nationalities have played here, from Serbia, Bosnia, Romania, Albania, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Macedonia.

The club is affiliated to the Skånes Fotbollförbund.[2]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1990 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 1st Promoted
1991 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 7th Vårserier (Spring Series)
Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland - Hösttvåan 7th Höstserier (Autumn Series) - Relegated
1992 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland B 4th Vårserier (Spring Series)
Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 5th Höstserier (Autumn Series)
1993 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 9th
1994 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 10th Relegated
1995 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra 4th
1996 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra 4th
1997 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra 2nd Promoted
1998 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 6th
1999 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 11th Relegated
2000 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 3rd Promotion Playoffs
2001 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 1st Promoted
2002 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 6th
2003 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 9th Relegation Playoffs - Relegated
2004 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 5th
2005 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 3rd Promotion Playoffs - Promoted
2006* Tier 5 Division 3 Södra Götaland 7th
2007 Tier 5 Division 3 Södra Götaland 12th Relegated
2008 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Västra 1st Promoted
2009 Tier 5 Division 3 Södra Götaland 7th
2010 Tier 5 Division 3 Södra Götaland 11th Relegated
2011 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra 10th Relegation Playoffs

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [3] [4] [5]

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons FBK Balkan have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 Not available Div 4 Skåne Södra Tier 6
2006 103 Div 3 Södra Götaland Tier 5
2007 89 Div 3 Södra Götaland Tier 5
2008 Not available Div 4 Skåne Södra Tier 6
2009 106 Div 3 Södra Götaland Tier 5
2010 91 Div 3 Södra Götaland Tier 5

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [6]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "MALMÖLAGEN I DIVISION 4 SYDVÄSTRA". Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  2. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Skånes Fotbollförbund - Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  3. ^ "GAIS - Lagfacta - FBK Balkan". Retrieved 2010-12-16. 
  4. ^ "FBK Balkan - everysport.com". Retrieved 2010-12-16. 
  5. ^ "Sweden Final Tables - Clas Glenning". Retrieved 2010-12-16. 
  6. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar - Svenska Fotbollförbundet - svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 

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