Degerfors IF

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Full name Degerfors Idrottsförening
Founded 13 January 1907; 111 years ago (1907-01-13)
Ground Stora Valla, Degerfors
Ground Capacity 12,500
Chairman Suzanne Hellström
Head coach Stefan Jacobsson
League Superettan
2017 Superettan, 8th
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 Division 1 Norra 8th
1999 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 9th Relegated
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 4th
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 4th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 3rd
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 2nd
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 2 Superettan 13th
2006* Tier 2 Superettan 11th
2007 Tier 2 Superettan 8th
2008 Tier 2 Superettan 16th Relegated
2009 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 2 Superettan 10th
2011 Tier 2 Superettan 5th
2012 Tier 2 Superettan 12th
2013 Tier 2 Superettan 4th
2014 Tier 2 Superettan 7th
2015 Tier 2 Superettan 9th

* 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 8 February 2018[3][4]

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 Ismael Diawara
3 England DF Kevin Wright
4 Sweden DF Marcus de Bruin
5 Sweden DF Jonas Olsson
6 Sweden DF Erik Lindell (on loan from IFK Norrköping)
7 Sweden MF Nikola Ladan
8 Sweden MF Alan Asaad
9 Sweden FW Alexander Andersson
10 Sweden FW Sargon Abraham
11 Sweden MF Christos Gravius (on loan from AIK)
13 Sweden MF Filip Stankovic
No. Position Player
14 Sweden MF Andreas Jernarp
15 Sweden FW Erik Björndahl
16 Sweden FW Viktor Götesson
17 Sweden MF Andreas Jansson
18 Sweden DF Oliver Ekroth
19 Nigeria MF Daniel Joel Okon
20 Sweden DF Christoffer Wiktorsson (captain)
21 Sweden FW Adrian Johansson
22 Sweden MF Oliver Nilsson
25 Croatia GK Dario Miskic

Retired numbers[edit]

12 – Fans of the club


Current technical staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Sweden Stefan Jacobsson
Technical Director Sweden Patrik Werner
Assistant Manager Sweden Tobias Solberg
Assistant Manager Sweden Andreas Holmberg
Goalkeeping Coach Sweden Jonas De Abreu Skyllkvist
Team Manager Sweden Stig Ekman

Source:[citation needed]






  1. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Värmlands Fotbollförbund –". Retrieved 2011-01-14. 
  2. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – Degerfors IF". Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 08.09.2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "A-lag" (in Swedish). Degerfors IF. Retrieved 23 February 2016. 
  4. ^ Transfers 2016
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