Djurgårdens IF Fotboll (women)

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Djurgårdens IF
Djurgårdens IF sköld.png
Full name Djurgården Idrottsförening Fotbollsförening
Nickname(s) Blåränderna (The Blue Stripes)
Järnkaminerna (The Iron Stoves)
Short name DIF
Founded 2003; 15 years ago (2003) as 'Djurgården/Älvsjö'
Ground Stockholm Olympic Stadium, Stockholm
Capacity 14,417
Chairman Lars-Erik Sjöberg
Manager Yvonne Ekroth
League Damallsvenskan
2015 Elitettan, 2nd (promoted)
Website Club website

Djurgårdens IF (formerly Djurgården/Älvsjö (2003–2007)) is a football club from Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. The team play their home games on Stockholm Olympic Stadium[1] The team colours are white and blue. The club is affiliated to the Stockholms Fotbollförbund.[2]

History[edit]

Start[edit]

During the 1960s, a women's team representing Djurgårdens IF under the lead of Gösta Sandberg met Öxabäcks IF and won 2–1.[3] In 1984 the team was promoted to Damallsvenskan for the first time.[3]

In 1988, Djurgården reached Damallsvenskan for the first time by finishing first in Division 1 Norra.[4] In the 1989 season, Djurgården finished fourth in Damallsvenskan and played play-off semifinals, which they lost on away goals (1–1) to Jitex BK.[4]

After finishing second in the 1991 Damallsvenskan, Djurgården lost again to Jitex BK in the semi-finals of the play-off.[5] The season after, Djurgården got relegated after finishing 11th in Damallsvenskan.[5] Djurgården again won promotion to Damallsvenskan in the 1996 season.[5]

Djurgården/Älvsjö merger[edit]

In 2003, Djurgårdens IF and five-time Swedish champions Älvsjö AIK merged to form Djurgården/Älvsjö, where Djurgården owned 51 percent and Älvsjö AIK 49 percent.[6] The new team consisted of a mix of Djurgården and Älvsjö players, including Swedish footballers Victoria Svensson, Elin Flyborg, Linda Fagerström, Ulrika Björn, and Jane Törnqvist and coached by Thomas Dennerby.[7]

Djurgården/Älvsjö won Damallsvenskan in their first year with a team consisting of Jill Buchwald, Katarina Wicksell, Jane Törnqvist, Therese Brogårde, Jenny Curtsdotter, Helene Nordin, Helen Fagerström, Nadja Gyllander, Sara Thunebro, Josefine Christensen, Ann-Marie Norlin, Malin Nykvist, Linda Fagerström, Tina Kindvall, Jennie Jonsson, Annica Svensson, Linda Nöjd, Victoria Svensson, Elin Flyborg, Sara Johansson, Ulrika Björn, and Jessica Landström.[8]

Djurgården/Älvsjö won Damallsvenskan again in 2004.[9] The team consisted of Maja Åström, Jill Buchwald, Katarina Wicksell, Jane Törnqvist, Therese Brogårde, Jenny Curtsdotter, Helen Fagerström, Nadja Gyllander, Sara Thunebro, Kristin Bengtsson, Emma Liljegren, Ann-Marie Norlin, Malin Nykvist, Linda Fagerström, Jennie Jonsson, Anna Hall, Annica Svensson, Ingrid Bohlin, Marijke Callebaut, Victoria Svensson, Sara Johansson, Venus James, and Jessica Landström.[10]

During the 2004–05 season, the team were runners up in the UEFA Women's Cup after having lost the final against 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam[11]

From the 2007 season, the team competed as Djurgårdens IF.[3] In 2007, the team signed German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer to replace their retiring keeper Bente Nordby.[12]

Elitettan (2012–15)[edit]

In the 2012 Damallsvenskan season, Djurgården finished eleventh and was relegated to Elitettan.[13] In the late 2013, Djurgårdens IF Dam joined the men's football department of Djurgårdens IF Fotboll form having been their own department.[14]

In October 2015, Djurgårdens IF secured a promotion place to the 2016 Damallsvenskan.[15]

Stadium[edit]

Djurgårdens IF play their home games on Stockholm Olympic Stadium.[1] They have also played their matches as Hjorthagens IP, Älvsjö IP, Kristinebergs IP and Östermalms IP.

Current squad[edit]

As of 18 January 2018[16]

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

No. Position Player
1 Iceland GK Guðbjörg Gunnarsdóttir
2 Iceland DF Ingibjörg Sigurdardottir
3 Sweden DF Kim Sundlöv
4 Netherlands MF Sheila van den Bulk
5 Sweden DF Julia Walentowicz
6 Norway DF Ingrid Ryland
7 Germany MF Michelle Wörner
8 Sweden MF Malin Diaz
9 Sweden FW Mia Jalkerud (captain)
10 Sweden MF Irma Helin
United States DF Madeline Bauer
Sweden MF Julia Spetsmark
No. Position Player
11 Sweden MF Fanny Andersson
12 Sweden MF Emilia Brodin
15 Sweden GK Petra Kümin
16 Sweden MF Tempest-Marie Norlin
17 Sweden DF Evelina Finndell
18 Sweden FW Tilde Lindwall
19 Sweden DF Filippa Pettersson
20 Sweden FW Julia Westergren
Ghana FW Portia Boakye
Ghana FW Sherifatu Sumaila
Finland FW Wilma Sjoholm

Managers[edit]

Anders Johansson managed Djurgården in the 2008 and 2009 seasons.

Honours[edit]

Djurgården/Älvsjö at UEFA-Women's Cup Final 2005 in Potsdam, Germany

Domestic[edit]

League[edit]

Cup[edit]

  • Svenska Cupen:
    • Champions (3): 1999–2000, 2004, 2005
    • Runner-up (3): 1998–99, 2001, 2010

European[edit]

Record in UEFA competitions[edit]

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Djurgården Stockholm's goal tally first.

Competition Round Club Away Home Aggregate
2004–2005 Second qualifying round Greece Aegina 5–0
Spain Athletic Bilbao 3–2
England Arsenal 0–1
Quarter-final Sweden Umeå 1–0 2–1 a 3–1
Semi-final England Arsenal 1–0 1–1 a 2–1
Final Germany Turbine Potsdam 1–3 0–2 a 1–5
2005–2006 Second qualifying round Iceland Valur Reykjavík 2–1
Kazakhstan Alma Almaty 3–0
Serbia Mašinac Niš 7–0
Quarter-final Czech Republic Sparta Prague 2–0 a 0–0 2–0
Semi-final Germany Turbine Potsdam 3–2 a 2–5 5–7

a First leg.

Records[edit]

  • Highest attendance: 6,068 vs. Umeå IK (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 February 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-11.
  2. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Stockholms Fotbollförbund – Svenskfotboll.se". Archived from the original on 7 December 2011. Retrieved 13 January 2011.
  3. ^ a b c "DIF damfotbolls historia". difdam.se.
  4. ^ a b "Tabeller 1989 – 1985 – Djurgårdens IF DFF – Fotboll – IdrottOnline Klubb". Djurgårdens IF – Fotboll.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b c "Tabeller 1999 – 1990 – Djurgårdens IF DFF – Fotboll – IdrottOnline Klubb". Djurgårdens IF – Fotboll. Archived from the original on 2015-02-12.
  6. ^ "En omställning som bara Umeå IK har klarat". En blogg om internationell damfotboll.
  7. ^ "Drömmen om ett starkt lag". DN.SE.
  8. ^ http://www.difarkivet.se/dif_sm_guld_seniorer.pdf
  9. ^ "Andra raka guldet för Djurgården/Älvsjö". Aftonbladet.
  10. ^ http://www.difarkivet.se/dif_sm_guld_seniorer.pdf
  11. ^ "Potsdam restore German pride". UEFA.com. 1 July 2006.
  12. ^ "UEFA Women's Champions League". UEFA.com.
  13. ^ "Tyresö vann – Djurgården och AIK ute". unt.se.
  14. ^ "DIF:s damer går ihop med herrarna". stockholmdirekt.se. 29 November 2013.
  15. ^ http://www.fotbollskanalen.se/damallsvenskan/djurgarden-uppflyttat---kan-bli-ensamt-stockholmslag-i-damallsvenskan/
  16. ^ "DIF Fotboll – Damer". dif.se.
  17. ^ Sveriges Radio. "Damfotboll: tränare utsedd för sammanslaget lag". sverigesradio.se.
  18. ^ a b "Söderman tar över Djurgården/Älvsjö". Expressen.
  19. ^ a b "Benny Persson till Djurgården/Älvsjö". DN.SE.
  20. ^ "Ny tränare för Djurgårdens damer". svt.se.
  21. ^ "Hammarbys och Djurgårdens fotbollsdamer får nya tränare". SvD.se.
  22. ^ "Djurgåfrden tror påf sina talanger". Tipselit. Archived from the original on 16 April 2015.
  23. ^ "Blir tränare i DIF". norrteljetidning.se.
  24. ^ "DIF Fotboll – Stark försäsong av damernas A-lag". dif.se.
  25. ^ "I år ska Elin Nilsson och Djurgården ta klivet till allsvenskan". norrteljetidning.se.
  26. ^ http://www.expressen.se/sport/fotboll/damallsvenskan/yvonne-ekroth-ar-ny-tranare-for-djurgarden/
  27. ^ http://www.aftonbladet.se/sportbladet/fotboll/a/K49G7/joel-riddez-ny-tranare-for-djurgarden

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