Värtans IK

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Värtans IK
Värtans IK.png
Full name Värtans Idrottsklubb
Founded 1924
Ground Hjorthagens IP
Stockholm
Sweden
Chairman Inge Lindström
League Division 4 Stockholm Norra
2012 Division 4 Stockholm Norra, 8th

Värtans IK is a Swedish football club located in Stockholm. The club was formed in 1924.[1]

Background[edit]

Since their foundation Värtans IK has participated in the upper and lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club currently plays in Division 5 Stockholm Mellersta which is the seventh tier of Swedish football.[2] They play their home matches at the Hjorthagens IP in Stockholm.[3]

Värtans IK are affiliated to the Stockholms Fotbollförbund.[4]

Season to season[edit]

In their early history Värtans IK competed in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1934-35 Tier 3 Division 3 Östsvenska 1st Promoted
1935-36 Tier 2 Division 2 Östra 3rd
1936-37 Tier 2 Division 2 Östra 7th
1937-38 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 3rd
1938-39 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 6th
1939-40 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 4th
1940-41 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 9th Relegated
1941-42 Tier 3 Division 3 Östsvenska Södra 6th
1942-43 Tier 3 Division 3 Östsvenska Södra 2nd
1943-44 Tier 3 Division 3 Östsvenska Södra 10th Relegated

[5] [6]

In recent seasons Värtans IK have competed in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1994 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 10th
1995 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Mellersta 6th
1996 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Mellersta 1st Promoted
1997 Tier 4 Division 3 Östra Svealand 1st Promoted
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 8th
1999 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 4th
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 7th
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 9th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 11th Relegated
2003 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 8th
2004 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 5th
2005 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 1st Promoted
2006* Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 7th
2007 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 11th Relegated
2008 Tier 5 Division 3 Norra Svealand 11th Relegated
2009 Tier 6 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 12th Relegated
2010 Tier 7 Division 5 Stockholm Mellersta 5th
2011 Tier 7 Division 5 Stockholm Norra 1st Promoted
2012 Tier 6 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 8th

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

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons Värtans IK have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 82 Div 3 Norra Svealand Tier 5
2006 101 Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2007 107 Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2008 64 Div 3 Norra Svealand Tier 5
2009 Not available Div 4 Stockholm Norra Tier 6
2010 Not available Div 5 Stockholm Mellersta Tier 7
2011 Not available Div 5 Stockholm Norra Tier 7
2012 Not available Div 4 Stockholm Norra Tier 6

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [10]

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