FC Trollhättan

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FC Trollhättan
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Full name Football Club Trollhättan
Founded 2001; 16 years ago (2001)
Ground Edsborgs IP,
Trollhättan
Ground Capacity 5,100
Chairman Sven-Olof Frisk
Manager Tor-Arne Fredheim
League Division 2
2016 Division 1 Södra, 11th (relegated)

FC Trollhättan is a Swedish football club located in Trollhättan currently playing in Division 2.

Background[edit]

The club was founded in 2001, when the old rivals Trollhättans IF and Trollhättans FK decided to merge.

In their first league match ever, against Ljungskile SK away at Skarsjövallen on April 22, 2002, in Division II (Sweden's third league at that time) they won 1–0 and the historic goal scorer was Michel Berndtsson when he scored the game winner in the 79th minute.

In their first ever home game, April 28, 2002, against Askims IK, FCT won 1–0. A local newspaper Trollhättans tidning paid for all the spectators; the attendance was 3,083 people

June 6, 2002, the supporter club FCT Black Support was founded.

On September 26, 2002, FCT defeated Askims IK away with the score of 3–1, that secures the league win, and qualification against Falkenbergs FF awaited for a place in Superettan in a double-meeting. October 12, 2002, the home game against Falkenberg resulted in a 3–2 win. A week later on October 19, FCT was promoted to Superettan when Henrik Bertilsson (former Allsvenskan and professional player) headed in the 2–1 goal.

At the beginning of the 2004 season, Jonas Olsson took over as coach and remained at that position until the 2006 season had ended. His successor Lars-Olof Mattsson has coached the Swedish U21 team, Degerfors IF and Ljungskile SK, when they won promotion to Allsvenskan for their first time in 1996.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 1st Promotion Playoffs
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 5th
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 4th
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 2nd Promoted
2006* Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 7th
2007 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 6th
2008 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 1st Promoted
2009 Tier 2 Superettan 13th Relegation Playoffs
2010 Tier 2 Superettan 15th Relegated
2011 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 9th
2012 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 5th
2013 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 6th
2014 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 12th Relegated

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [1] [2] [3]

Current squad[edit]

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 Christoffer Karlsson
2 Sweden DF Fredrik Sundström
4 Sweden DF Tom Abrahamsson
3 Sweden DF Adam Sävhage
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Richard Ekunde
6 Sweden MF Robin Jansson
7 Sweden DF Andreas Schmidt
8 Sweden MF Felix Ljung
9 Sweden MF Johan Lundgren
10 Sweden MF Josef Daoud
No. Position Player
12 Sweden FW Oliwer Mattiasson
15 Sweden MF Pelle Ödlund
16 Sweden Hani Shurrab
17 Sweden FW Fredrik Larsson
18 Sweden DF Sean Conaboy
19 Sweden MF Arlind Beqiri
21 Sweden GK Ali Hasan
23 Sweden MF Jonas Emanuelsson
Sweden Fredrik Söderqvist

For season transfers, see either transfers winter 2009–2010 or transfers summer 2010.

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – FC Trollhättan". Retrieved 02.09.2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Södra - Division 1 – Fotbollsserier 2010 – Fotboll – everysport.com". Retrieved 2010-12-02. 
  3. ^ "Sweden Final Tables – Clas Glenning". Archived from the original on 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 

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