IFK Värnamo

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IFK Värnamo
IFK Värnamo.png
Full name Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna Värnamo
Founded 1912; 103 years ago (1912)
Ground Finnvedsvallen, Värnamo
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Kaj Larsson
Head coach Peter Johansson
Jörgen Petersson
League Superettan
2014 Superettan, 9th

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
2014 Tier 2 Superettan 9th

* 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]

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

As of 13 January 2015[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
4 Sweden DF Jesper Brandt
5 Sweden DF Tobias Englund
6 Sweden DF Martin Claesson (captain)
7 Sweden DF Dženis Kozica
8 Sweden MF Carlos Gaete Moggia
9 Sweden FW Pär Cederqvist (vice captain)
10 Sweden MF Alexander Vrebac
11 Tunisia MF Issam Jebali
13 Zimbabwe MF Archford Gutu (on loan from Kalmar FF)
14 Sweden DF Henrik Widén
No. Position Player
15 Sweden MF Sebastian Göransson
16 Sweden MF Oscar Johansson
17 Sweden DF Alexander Blomqvist (on loan from Malmö FF)
18 Sweden MF Joel Löw
20 Sweden DF Freddy Winst
21 Sweden FW Elvis Dani
22 Sweden MF Ellis Culum
23 Sweden DF David Engström
24 Sweden MF Petar Petrović (on loan from Malmö FF)
25 Sweden MF Viktor Nilsson
30 Sweden GK Björn Åkesson

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

Out on loan[edit]

As of 10 January 2015

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

No. Position Player
19 Sweden MF Kavin Trinh (at Ljungby IF until 8 January 2016)
No. Position Player
31 Sweden GK Tobias Andersson (at Ljungby IF until 8 January 2016)

For season transfers, see transfers winter 2014–15.

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ 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.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar - Svenska Fotbollförbundet - svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  3. ^ "Trupp 2015" (in Swedish). IFK Värnamo. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 

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