BK Forward

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Full name Bollklubben Forward
Founded 1934
Ground Trängens IP, Örebro
Chairman Mats Eriksson
Manager Rickard Nilsson
League Division 1 Norra
2017 Division 2 Norra Svealand, 1st (promoted)

Bollklubben Forward, commonly known as BK Forward, is a football team from Örebro, Sweden. They play in Division 1 Norra. The club plays in a small multipurpose stadium called Trängens IP.[1] The club is affiliated to the Örebro Läns Fotbollförbund.[2]

The club is well known for its youth system, having created players like Jimmy Durmaz, Jiloan Hamad and Jacob Rinne.

The club has also had some success playing bandy, playing in the top Swedish series in 1973/74.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1996 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 13th Relegated
1997 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 9th
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 3rd
1999 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 2nd
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 1st
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 2nd
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 1st Promoted
2003 Tier 2 Superettan 15th Relegated
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 3rd
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Norra Svealand 3rd Promoted
2006* Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 9th
2007 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 5th
2008 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 7th
2009 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 9th
2010 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 11th
2011 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 5th
2012 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 2nd Promotion Playoffs
2013 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 4th
2014 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 6th
2015 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 4th
2016 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 12th Relegated
2017 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 1st Promoted

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

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons BK Forward have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 275 Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 3
2006 286 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2007 351 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2008 332 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2009 340 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2010 268 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2011 329 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2012 530 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2013 313 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2014 158 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2015 202 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2016 194 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2017 231 Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 4

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [4]

Current squad[edit]

As of 5 April 2018[5]

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

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Jeffrey Gal
2 Sweden MF Anton Erkén
3 Sweden DF Samuel Oki
5 Sweden DF Jesper Åman
6 Guinea MF Amadou Kalabane (on loan from AFC Eskilstuna)
7 Sweden MF Jawad Mohammad Nasr
8 Sweden DF Daniel Björkman (captain)
9 Brazil FW Anderson Ponciano
10 Lebanon MF Josef Ibrahim
11 Sweden MF Johan Olsson
12 Sweden MF Michael Khazzoum
No. Position Player
13 Sweden FW Christian Kurt
14 Sweden MF Marcus Kanto
15 Sweden DF Adnan Catic
16 Sweden DF Anton Renmark
17 Sweden DF Christopher Alp
18 Sweden FW Eliyo Türkan
19 Sweden MF Axel Wettéus
20 Sweden FW Grace Tanda
21 Sweden MF Johan Chamoun
22 Sweden GK Sebastian Molnar
23 Sweden FW Kevin Johansson

Staff[edit]

As of 4 April 2018[5]
Name Role
Sweden Rikard Nilsson Head coach
Sweden Peter Olsson Director of football
Sweden Peder Hassel Assistant coach
Sweden Jonas Persson Goalkeeping coach
Sweden Pelle Wennberg Team administrator
Sweden Simon Karlsson Physiotherapist
Sweden Per-Ove Danielsson Equipment manager

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stadium Website Archived 2008-01-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Örebro Läns Fotbollförbund – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  3. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – BK Forward". Archived from the original on 2012-03-11. Retrieved 03.09.2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  5. ^ a b "Truppen" (in Swedish). BK Forward. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 

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