Alnö IF

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Alnö IF
Alnö IF.png
Full name Alnö Idrottsförening
Founded 1924
Ground Släda IP
Alnö
Sweden
Head Coach Pontus Melander
Coach Joakim Axelsson
League Division 4 Medelpad
2010 Division 4 Medelpad, 3rd

Alnö IF is a Swedish football club located in Alnö, just outside Sundsvall in Medelpad.[1]

Background[edit]

Alnö Idrottsförening was formed on 24 April 1924 at the Hammarstedts Cafe in Vii. The sports club has been active in skiing, wrestling, boxing, soccer and cross country running. The club currently has approximately 500 members.

Since their foundation Alnö IF has participated mainly in the middle divisions of the Swedish football league system including 24 seasons in the third tier. The club currently plays in Division 4 Medelpad which is the sixth tier of Swedish football.[2] They play their home matches at the Släda IP in Alnö. They also use the Västhagen venue.[3]

Alnö IF are affiliated to the Medelpads Fotbollförbund.[4]

The ladies team has participated for 7 seasons in the Damallsvenskan, the highest ladies league between 1978–1984. In 1983 they qualified for the Svenska Cupen final but lost 2–5 against Jitex BK. The men's team played against S.L. Benfica in 1992 in front of 4,300 spectators.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1988 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 2nd
1989 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 2nd
1990 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 1st Promoted
1991 Tier 3 Division 2 Norra Norrland Vårserie 3rd
Tier 3 Division 2 Hösttvåan Norrland 3rd
1992 Tier 3 Division 2 Norra Norrland Vårserie 3rd
Tier 3 Division 2 Hösttvåan Norrland 2nd Promoted
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Norrland 6th
1994 Tier 3 Division 2 Norrland 12th Relegated
1995 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
1996 Tier 3 Division 2 Norrland 12th Relegated
1997 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 12th Relegated
1998 Tier 5 Division 4 Medelpad 2nd Promotion Playoffs
1999 Tier 5 Division 4 Medelpad 5th
2000 Tier 5 Division 4 Medelpad 5th
2001 Tier 5 Division 4 Medelpad 2nd Promotion Playoffs
2002 Tier 5 Division 4 Medelpad 1st Promoted
2003 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 9th Relegation Playoffs
2004 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 12th Relegated
2005 Tier 5 Division 4 Medelpad 5th
2006* Tier 6 Division 4 Medelpad 1st Promoted
2007 Tier 5 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 12th Relegated
2008 Tier 6 Division 4 Medelpad 7th
2009 Tier 6 Division 4 Medelpad 5th
2010 Tier 6 Division 4 Medelpad 3rd

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

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons Alnö IF have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2006 Not available Div 4 Medelpad Tier 6
2007 117 Div 3 Mellersta Norrland Tier 5
2008 Not available Div 4 Medelpad Tier 6
2009 56 Div 4 Medelpad Tier 6
2010 58 Div 4 Medelpad Tier 6

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website.[8]

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