FC Gute

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FC Gute
FC Gute.png
Full name Football Club Gute
Founded 1904 as Visby IF Gute FK
Ground Gutavallen
Ground Capacity 5,000 (550 seats)
Chairman Krister Fingal
Ass. coaches Morten Berger, Dick Engqvist
Coach Jonas Björkgren
League Division 2 Södra Svealand
2013 Division 2 Södra Svealand, 10th

FC Gute, previously named Visby IF Gute, is a Swedish football club located in Visby on the island of Gotland. They currently play in the fourth-tier league Division 2 Södra Svealand.[1]

Background[edit]

A chart showing the progress of FC Gute through the Swedish football league system. The different shades of gray represent league divisions.

The club was formed in 1904 as Visby IF Gute, and in November 2007 changed name to the present name FC Gute. The club currently plays in the Division 2 Södra Svealand which is the fourth tier of the Swedish football league system. They play their home matches at the Gutavallen arena in Visby,[2] but occasionally they play at an artificial pitch in Rävhagen, Visby called "Rävhagens konstgräs" if Gutavallen is unavailable.

FC Gute are affiliated to the Gotlands Fotbollförbund.[3]

Season to season[edit]

Visby IF Gute FK played in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 1st Promoted
1994 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 11th Relegation Playoffs
1995 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 4th
1996 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 11th Relegation Playoffs - Relegated
1997 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 3rd
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 7th
1999 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 3rd
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 9th
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 7th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 2nd
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 3rd
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 6th
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 4th Promoted
2006* Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 5th
2007 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 14th Relegated

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [4] [5] [6]

FC Gute have competed in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 8th
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 5th
2010 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 10th Relegation Playoffs
2011 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 10th Relegation Playoffs
2012 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 9th
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 10th

[7] [8] [9]

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons FC Gute have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2008 295 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2009 374 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2010 336 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2011 411 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2012 284 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2013 240 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [10]

Squads[edit]

2008[edit]

Updated: 27 September 2008 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Sweden GK Felix Håkansson
30 Sweden GK Jacob Gardell
2 Sweden DF Joakim Lindgren
3 Sweden DF Rasmus Edvardsson
4 Sweden DF Per-Åke Svensson
8 Sweden DF Jonas Lindstrand
10 Sweden DF Mikael Åskoogh
16 Sweden DF Simon Lorentzon
Sweden DF Mattias Harring
6 Sweden MF Daniel Backéus
No. Position Player
7 Sweden MF Jimmie Engqvist
9 Sweden MF Daniel Engström
12 Sweden MF Jakob Widin
14 Sweden MF Jakob Sandberg
17 Sweden MF Sebastian Nyström
18 Sweden MF Christian Hederstedt
5 Sweden FW Thorbjörn Ahlqvist

2010[edit]

Updated: 29 April 2010 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Sweden GK Felix Håkansson
30 Sweden GK Jacob Gardell
2 Sweden DF Hjalmar Bertwig
3 Sweden DF Rasmus Edvardsson
4 Sweden DF David Bystedt
13 Sweden DF Sebastian Starkenberg
16 Sweden DF Kevin Wickman
19 Sweden DF Kristian Hederfeld
22 Sweden DF Fredrik Österholm
7 Sweden MF Jimmie Engqvist
No. Position Player
8 Sweden MF Jonas Lindstrand
9 Sweden MF Daniel Engström
10 Sweden MF Mikael Åskoogh
12 Sweden MF Jakob Widin
17 Sweden MF Sebastian Nyström
18 Sweden MF Adrean Lindblom
5 Sweden FW Thorbjörn Ahlqvist
11 Sweden FW Marcus Nobell
14 Sweden FW Jakob Sandberg
20 Sweden FW Jonathan Bogren

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