IFK Värnamo

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IFK Värnamo
IFK Varnamo logo.svg
Full nameIdrottsföreningen Kamraterna Värnamo
Founded1912; 109 years ago (1912)
GroundFinnvedsvallen, Värnamo
Capacity5,000
ChairmanKaj Larsson
Head coachJonas Thern
LeagueDivision 1
2020Division 1 Södra, 1st Increase
WebsiteClub website

IFK Värnamo is a Swedish football club located in Värnamo. The club plays in the third highest Swedish league, Division 1. 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

* 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 11 August 2018[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
4 DF Sweden SWE Aldin Basic
5 DF Sweden SWE Axel Winberg
6 DF New Zealand NZL Tyler Lissette
7 MF Sweden SWE Charlie Vindehall
8 FW Sweden SWE Benjamin Lindblad
10 MF Sweden SWE Daniel Ask
11 FW Sweden SWE Ivan Andonovski
13 FW Brazil BRA Alex Jorge Brilhante
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 FW Albania ALB Alfred Ajdarević (on loan from Örebro SK)
15 DF Sweden SWE Erick Bägerfeldt
16 MF Sweden SWE Isse Ismail
17 MF Brazil BRA Erick Brendon
18 MF Sweden SWE Filip Siljander
19 DF Sweden SWE Kevin Simola
20 DF Sweden SWE Freddy Winsth
22 DF Chile CHI Román Tello
23 MF Sweden SWE Robin Schildt
MF Belarus BLR Pilip Vaitsiakhovich

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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