Degerfors IF

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Full name Degerfors Idrottsförening
Founded 13 January 1907; 108 years ago (1907-01-13)
Ground Stora Valla, Degerfors
Ground Capacity 7,500
Chairman Suzanne Hellström
Head coach Patrik Werner
League Superettan
2014 Superettan, 7th
A chart showing the progress of Degerfors IF through the swedish football league system. The different shades of gray represent league divisions.
The Degerfors team celebrating a 2010 Superettan goal while wearing their traditional red and white home kit.

Degerfors IF is a Swedish football club located in Degerfors. The club, formed 13 January 1907, is currently playing in the second highest Swedish league, Superettan.


Degerfors IF first played in the Allsvenskan in 1939 making use of their new home ground at Stora Valla. Up until 1966 the club regularly appeared in the Allsvenskan but in recent decades they have played at the highest level for 5 seasons from 1993 to 1997. Their record attendance is 21,065 spectators when Degerfors IF played IFK Norrköping in 1963.

The club is affiliated to the Värmlands Fotbollförbund.[1]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 12th
1994 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 8th
1995 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 9th
1996 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 9th
1997 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 13th Relegated
1998 Tier 2 Allsvenskan Norra 8th
1999 Tier 2 Allsvenskan Norra 9th Relegated
2000 Tier 3 Allsvenskan Västra Svealand 4th
2001 Tier 3 Allsvenskan Västra Svealand 4th
2002 Tier 3 Allsvenskan Västra Svealand 3rd
2003 Tier 3 Allsvenskan Västra Svealand 2nd
2004 Tier 3 Allsvenskan Västra Svealand 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 2 Allsvenskan 13th
2006* Tier 2 Allsvenskan 11th
2007 Tier 2 Allsvenskan 8th
2008 Tier 2 Allsvenskan 16th Relegated
2009 Tier 3 Allsvenskan Norra 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 2 Allsvenskan 10th
2011 Tier 2 Allsvenskan 5th
2012 Tier 2 Superettan 12th
2013 Tier 2 Superettan 4th
2014 Tier 2 Superettan 7th

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [2]


First-team squad[edit]

As of 10 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 August Strömberg
2 Sweden DF Patrik Anttonen
3 Sweden DF Hampus Zackrisson
4 Sweden DF Marcus de Bruin
5 Nigeria MF Lawal Ismail
6 Sweden MF Eric Jernberg
7 Sweden FW Simon Molander
8 Sweden DF Andreas Holmberg (vice captain)
9 Sweden FW Alexander Andersson
10 Sweden FW Peter Samuelsson
11 Sweden MF Tobias Solberg (captain)
13 Sweden MF Boris Lumbana
No. Position Player
14 Sweden DF Erik Sachs
15 Sweden MF Erik Nilsson
16 Sweden MF Govend Haidar
18 Sweden DF Hannes Fritzson
19 Sweden MF Fuad Hyseni
20 Sweden DF Daniel Djurić
21 Sweden DF Daniel Sundgren
22 Sweden GK Jonas Bohlin
24 Sweden MF Ludvig Fritzson
25 Sweden GK Oscar Klasson
26 Sweden MF Marcus Astvald

For season transfers, see transfers winter 2014–15.

Retired numbers[edit]

12 – Fans of the club






  1. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Värmlands Fotbollförbund -". Retrieved 2011-01-14. 
  2. ^ "GAIS - Lagfacta - Degerfors IF". Retrieved 08.09.2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Truppen" (in Swedish). Degerfors IF. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
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