IK Frej

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IK Frej
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Full name Idrottsklubben Frej
Nickname(s) Kyrkråttorna
Founded 5 February 1968; 50 years ago (1968-02-05)
Ground Vikingavallen, Täby
Capacity 2,650
Chairman Sweden Per Magnusson
Manager Sweden Roberth Björknesjö
League Superettan
2017 Superettan, 14th
(won relegation play-offs)
Current season

IK Frej is a Swedish sports club located in Täby kyrkby.[1]

Background[edit]

IK Frej was founded 5 February 1968 by Åke Berghagen and his friends. Today, IK Frej has more than 1200 members, most of whom are active in the football section. Approximately 50% of the youngsters aged 7–17 years in Täby Kyrkby are members of the club.[2]

The club is named after the Norse god Freyr and has a picture of a viking with a horned helmet in their crest.

Since 1968 IK Frej has participated mainly in the middle and lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club currently plays in Superettan, which is in the second tier of Swedish football.[3] They play their home matches at the Vikingavallen in Täby.[4]

IK Frej are affiliated to the Stockholms Fotbollförbund.[5]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1995 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 6th
1996 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 3rd
1997 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 3rd
1998 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 8th
1999 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 9th
2000 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 6th
2001 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 1st Promoted
2002 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 7th
2003 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 9th Relegation Playoffs
2004 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 12th Relegated
2006* Tier 5 Division 3 Norra Svealand 1st Promoted
2007 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 4th
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 7th
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 3rd
2010 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 1st Promoted
2011 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 8th
2012 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 5th
2013 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 8th
2014 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2015 Tier 2 Superettan 14th Relegation Playoffs
2016 Tier 2 Superettan 10th
2017 Tier 2 Superettan 14th Relegation Playoffs

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [6] [7] [8]

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons IK Frej have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2002 155 Div 3 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2003 224 Div 3 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2004 260 Div 3 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2005 258 Div 2 Östra Svealand Tier 3
2006 155 Div 3 Norra Svealand Tier 5
2007 167 Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2008 212 Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2009 248 Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2010 210 Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2011 409 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2012 316 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2013 312 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2014 503 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2015 1,049 Superettan Tier 2
2016 921 Superettan Tier 2
2017 907 Superettan Tier 2

Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [9]

Current squad[edit]

As of 14 August 2018[10]

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 Hampus Elgan
2 Sweden DF Jakob Glasberg
3 Sweden DF Martin Falkeborn (on loan from Lillestrøm SK)
4 Sweden DF Hjalmar Ekdal
6 Sweden DF Philip Wiström
7 Sweden DF Richard Spong
8 Greece FW Kostas Stavrothanasopoulos
9 Italy FW Luca Gerbino Polo
10 Sweden MF Joakim Runnemo
11 Sweden MF Adam Gradén
13 Sweden MF David Zlotnik
14 Sweden FW Mattias Bouvin
No. Position Player
15 Sweden DF Amadeus Sögaard
16 Sweden DF Victor Fors
17 Sweden MF Marcus Hansson (on loan from Djurgårdens IF) (captain)
18 Sweden FW Amadou Jawo (on loan from Djurgårdens IF)
19 Nigeria FW Nsima Peter
20 Sweden FW Andreas Bellander
21 Sweden DF Alfred Sigemo
23 Iraq MF Rebin Asaad (on loan from Hammarby IF)
26 Sweden MF Dušan Jajić (on loan from Hammarby IF)
30 Sweden GK Linus Dahlgren
31 Sweden GK Oscar Jonsson (on loan from Djurgårdens IF)

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

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