Nybro IF

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Nybro IF
Nybro IF.png
Full name Nybro Idrottsförening
Founded 1906
Ground Victoriavallen
Nybro
Sweden
Ground Capacity 1,500
Chairman Michael Wander
Head Coach Daniel Holm
Coach Festim Paso
League Division 2 Östra Götaland
2009 Division 2 Södra Götaland, 7th

Nybro Idrottsförening (Nybro Athletic Association) is a Swedish football club located in Nybro.[1]

Background[edit]

Nybro IF was founded in 1906 and has played in Sweden's second-highest division in football and men's top division in men's ice hockey. The ice hockey section broke away from the club in 1998 and formed their own club, Nybro Vikings IF.

Since their foundation Nybro IF has participated mainly in the upper and middle divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club currently plays in Division 2 Östra Götaland which is the fourth tier of Swedish football.[2] They play their home matches at the Victoriavallen in Nybro.[3]

Players who have turned out in the colours of Nybro IF include Joel Allansson (now IFK Gothenburg), Christoffer Andersson (Helsingborgs IF), Peter Abelsson (Trelleborg FF), David Elm (Fulham FC) and Viktor Elm (Heerenveen).

Nybro IF are affiliated to the Smålands Fotbollförbund.[4]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 2nd Promotion Playoffs
1994 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 11th Relegated
1995 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 4th
1996 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 1st Promoted
1997 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 2nd Promotion Playoffs
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 3rd
1999 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 3rd
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 9th
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 10th Relegation Playoffs
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 10th Relegation Playoffs - Relegated
2003 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 2nd Promotion Playoffs
2004 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Mellersta Götaland 11th Relegated
2006* Tier 5 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 3rd
2007 Tier 5 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 1st Promoted
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 9th
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 7th
2010 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 12th Relegated

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [5] [6] [7]

2008 squad[edit]

As of 20 November 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 Fredrik Soniberg
3 Sweden DF Ola Håkansson
7 Sweden DF Shayan Taleb
8 Sweden MF Anton Brandstedt
9 Sweden FW Sanin Filovic
10 Sweden FW Robert Björklund
12 Sweden MF Philip Rosqvist
14 Sweden MF Daniel Holm
15 Sweden FW Jörgen Helmersson
No. Position Player
16 Sweden MF David Evaldsson
17 Sweden DF Daniel Serell
18 Sweden GK Pontus Nilsson
19 Sweden DF Tom Karlsson
22 Sweden MF Martin Östensson
34 Sweden FW Victor Nilsson
58 Sweden DF Rasmus Johansson
69 Sweden FW Petter Perhamn

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