IFK Karlshamn

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IFK Karlshamn
IFK Karlshamn.png
Full name Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna Karlshamn
Founded 1906
Ground Vägga IP
Karlshamn
Sweden
League Division 4 Blekinge

IFK Karlshamn is a Swedish football club located in Karlshamn.[1]

Background[edit]

Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna Karlshamn were formed on 22 July 1906. In addition to football other sports in the early years included athletics, swimming, rowing, shooting, tennis and gymnastics. In the 1920s boxing, wrestling, handball, orienteering and bandy were added.[2]

Football is now the main activity, the first match being played against a foreign team on 12 August 1907. IFK Karlshamn currently plays in Division 4 Blekinge which is the sixth tier of Swedish football.[3] They play their home matches at the Vägga IP in Karlshamn.[4]

The club is affiliated to Blekinge Fotbollförbund.[5] IFK Karlshamn have competed in the Svenska Cupen on 20 occasions.[6]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 4th
1994 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 4th
1995 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 6th
1996 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 11th Relegated
1997 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 3rd
1998 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 4th
1999 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 7th
2000 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 2nd Promotion Playoffs
2001 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 10th Relegated
2002 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 5th
2003 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 8th
2004 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 13th Relegated
2005 Tier 6 Division 5 Blekinge 5th
2006* Tier 7 Division 5 Blekinge 1st Promoted
2007 Tier 6 Division 4 Blekinge 2nd Promotion Playoffs
2008 Tier 6 Division 4 Blekinge 3rd
2009 Tier 6 Division 4 Blekinge 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 5 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 12th Relegated
2011 Tier 6 Division 4 Blekinge 3rd

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [7] [8] [9]

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