IFK Värnamo

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IFK Värnamo
IFK Värnamo.png
Full name Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna Värnamo
Founded 1912
Ground Finnvedsvallen,
Värnamo
Ground Capacity 5.000
Chairman Kaj Larsson
Head coach Jörgen Petersson
League Superettan
2013 Superettan, 14th

IFK Värnamo is a Swedish football club located in Värnamo. The club is currently playing in the second highest Swedish league, Superettan. The most famous player from the club is Jonas Thern, who was captain of the Swedish national football team when they finished third in the 1994 FIFA World Cup.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 9th
1994 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 7th
1995 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 12th Relegated
1996 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Götaland 1st Promoted
1997 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 10th Relegation Playoffs
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 12th Relegated
1999 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 4th
2000 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 2nd Promoted
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 8th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 3rd
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 6th
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 6th
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 4th Promoted
2006* Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 10th
2007 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 5th
2008 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 7th
2009 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 7th
2010 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 1st Promoted
2011 Tier 2 Superettan 13th Relegation Playoffs
2012 Tier 2 Superettan 14th Relegation Playoffs
2013 Tier 2 Superettan 14th Relegation Playoffs

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [1]

Attendances[edit]

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

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 278 Div 2 Södra Götaland Tier 3
2006 484 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2007 378 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2008 439 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2009 351 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2010 874 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2011 1926 Superettan Tier 2

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [2]

Current squad[edit]

As of 21 February 2014[3]

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 Natanel Danielsson
2 Sweden MF Ekber Sjerotanović
3 Sweden DF Anton Henningsson
4 Sweden MF Jesper Brandt
5 Sweden DF David Björkeryd
6 Sweden DF Martin Claesson (captain)
7 Sweden FW Dženis Kozica
8 Sweden MF Carlos Gaete Moggia
9 Sweden FW Pär Cederqvist (vice captain)
10 Sweden MF Alexander Vrebac
11 Sweden MF Behar Ferizi
13 Sweden DF Tobias Englund
14 Ghana MF Benjamin Fadi (on loan from Malmö FF)
15 Sweden MF Sebastian Göransson
No. Position Player
16 Sweden MF Oscar Johansson
17 Sweden DF Filip Magnusson
18 Sweden MF Joel Löw
19 Sweden FW Haris Kolarić
20 Sweden DF Freddy Winst
21 Chile MF Juan Robledo
22 Sweden DF Martin Maletić
23 Sweden DF David Engström
24 Sweden MF Ellis Culum
25 Sweden DF Jonathan Salomonsson
26 Sweden MF Oskar Mohlin
30 Sweden GK Björn Åkesson
31 Sweden GK Tobias Andersson

Current youth players with first-team experience[edit]

As of 7 July 2013[A]

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

No. Position Player
Sweden GK Gustaf Berglund

For season transfers, see transfers winter 2013–14.

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

^ Current youth players who at least have sat on the bench in a competitive match.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GAIS - Lagfacta - IFK Värnamo". Retrieved 06.09.2010. 
  2. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar - Svenska Fotbollförbundet - svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  3. ^ "Spelartruppen 2014" (in Swedish). IFK Värnamo. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 

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