IFK Umeå

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IFK Umeå Fotboll
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Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna Umeå
Founded 1901
Ground Vildmannavallen IP
Umeå
Sweden
Chairman Karl Benny Brännström
Mikael Englund
Coach Steven Galloway[1]
League Division 3 Norra Norrland
2013 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland, 4th

IFK Umeå is a Swedish football club located in Umeå in Västerbotten County.[2]

Background[edit]

Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna Umeå was formed on the 6th November 1901. The club has 9 sections covering badminton, bandy, bowling, boxing, football, athletics, orienteering, skiing and weightlifting. There are around 2,000 members.[3]

Since their foundation IFK Umeå has participated mainly in the middle and lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. In 1995 they played one season in Division 2 Norrland which was then the third tier of Swedish football. The club currently plays in Division 3 Mellersta Norrland which is the fifth tier of Swedish football.[4] They play their home matches at the Vildmannavallen IP in Umeå.[5] IFK Umeå has an agreement with Umeå municipality which allows the club to manage the Vildmannavallen. Next to the facility are the club's offices which are centrally located in the town.[6]

IFK Umeå are affiliated to the Västerbottens Fotbollförbund.[7]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 5 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 1st Promoted
1994 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Norrland 1st Promoted
1995 Tier 3 Division 2 Norrland 11th Relegated
1996 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Norrland 9th Relegation Playoffs - Relegated
1997 Tier 5 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 2nd Promotion Playoffs
1998 Tier 5 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 11th Relegated
1999 Tier 6 Division 5 Västerbotten Södra 10th
2000 Tier 6 Division 5 Västerbotten Södra 9th
2001 Tier 6 Division 5 Västerbotten Södra 3rd Promoted
2002 Tier 5 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 11th
2003 Tier 5 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 12th Relegated
2004 Tier 6 Division 5 Västerbotten Södra 2nd Promoted
2005 Tier 5 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 11th
2006* Tier 6 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 10th
2007 Tier 6 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 4th
2008 Tier 6 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra 3rd
2009 Tier 6 Division 4 Västerbotten Södra Vår 1st
Tier 6 Division 4 Västerbotten Elitfyran 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 5 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 9th Relegation Playoffs
2011 Tier 5 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 4th
2012 Tier 5 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 4th
2013 Tier 5 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 4th

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [8] [9] [10]

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons IFK Umeå have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2009 Not available Div 4 Västerbotten Södra Tier 6
2010 87 Div 3 Mellersta Norrland Tier 5
2011 113 Div 3 Mellersta Norrland Tier 5
2012 81 Div 3 Mellersta Norrland Tier 5

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [11]

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