IFK Värnamo

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IFK Värnamo
IFK Varnamo logo.svg
Full nameIdrottsföreningen Kamraterna Värnamo
Founded1912; 110 years ago (1912)
GroundFinnvedsvallen, Värnamo
Capacity5,000
ChairmanKaj Larsson
Head coachKim Hellberg
LeagueAllsvenskan
2021Superettan, 1st Increase
WebsiteClub website

IFK Värnamo is a Swedish football club located in Värnamo. The club plays in the Allsvenskan, the top tier of Swedish football. The most famous player from the club is Jonas Thern, who was captain of the Swedish national football team when they finished third in the 1994 FIFA World Cup.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 9th
1994 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 7th
1995 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 12th Relegated
1996 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Götaland 1st Promoted
1997 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 10th Relegation Playoffs
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 12th Relegated
1999 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 4th
2000 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 2nd Promoted
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 8th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 3rd
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 6th
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 6th
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 4th Promoted
2006* Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 10th
2007 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 5th
2008 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 7th
2009 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 7th
2010 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 1st Promoted
2011 Tier 2 Superettan 13th Relegation Playoffs
2012 Tier 2 Superettan 14th Relegation Playoffs
2013 Tier 2 Superettan 14th Relegation Playoffs
2014 Tier 2 Superettan 9th
2015 Tier 2 Superettan 10th
2016 Tier 2 Superettan 11th
2017 Tier 2 Superettan 6th
2018 Tier 2 Superettan 13th Relegation Playoffs - Relegated
2019 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 7th
2020 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 1st Promoted
2021 Tier 2 Superettan 1st Promoted
2022 Tier 1 Allsvenskan

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

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons IFK Värnamo have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 278 Div 2 Södra Götaland Tier 3
2006 484 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2007 378 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2008 439 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2009 351 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2010 874 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2011 1926 Superettan Tier 2

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [2]

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

As of 30 March 2022[3]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Sweden SWE Filip Eriksson
2 DF New Zealand NZL Francis de Vries
3 DF Finland FIN Robin Tihi (on loan from AIK)
4 DF Brazil BRA Evaldo Netinho
5 DF Sweden SWE Victor Larsson
6 DF Sweden SWE Hampus Näsström
7 MF Sweden SWE Charlie Vindehall
8 MF Sweden SWE William Kenndal
9 MF Sweden SWE Oscar Johansson
10 MF Brazil BRA Erick Brendon
11 FW Sweden SWE Edvin Becirovic
14 FW Sweden SWE Marcus Antonsson
15 DF Sweden SWE Felix Wennergrund
17 MF Sweden SWE Jesper Dickman
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF Brazil BRA Wenderson
19 FW Sweden SWE Haris Avdiu
20 DF Sweden SWE Freddy Winsth
21 MF Nigeria NGA Abdussalam Magashy
22 FW Sweden SWE Victor Andersson
23 MF Sweden SWE Nils Wallenberg
25 DF Sweden SWE Victor Eriksson
26 DF Sweden SWE Pontus Kindberg
29 FW Sierra Leone SLE Christian Moses
30 GK Belarus BLR Pilip Vaitsiakhovich
31 GK Sweden SWE Hampus Gustafsson
MF Sweden SWE Moonga Simba (on loan from Brann)
FW Nigeria NGA Johnbosco Samuel Kalu

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – IFK Värnamo". Retrieved 6 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  3. ^ "Trupp 2015" (in Swedish). IFK Värnamo. Retrieved 7 July 2013.

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