FK Karlskrona

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FK Karlskrona
FK Karlskrona.jpg
Full name Fotbollsklubben Karlskrona
Founded 2012 (1968 as Karlskrona AIF)
Ground Västra Mark IP
Karlskrona
Sweden
Ground Capacity 4,000
Head Coach Juan Robledo
League Division 1 Södra
2017 Division 1 Södra, 6th

FK Karlskrona is a Swedish football club located in Karlskrona.[1]

Background[edit]

The club was formed in October 31, 2012 as a result of the merger of Lyckeby GoIF and Karlskrona AIF. Karlskrona AIF was formed in 1968 as a result of the merger of Saltö BK, Karlskrona BK and Björkholmens IF.[2]

Since its founding Karlskrona has participated mainly in the middle lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. They did play second tier football in Division 2 Södra and Division 1 Södra in the 1980s and early 1990s. The club currently plays in Division 1 Södra which is the third tier of Swedish football. They play their home matches at the Västra Mark IP in Karlskrona.[3] Their attendance record is the 3,893 spectators against Västra Frolunda IF in 1981.

In October 31, 2012 the club merged with Lyckeby GoIF and changed its name to FK Karlskrona. After winning Division 2 Södra Götaland in 2016 the club was promoted to Division 1.

FK Karlskrona is affiliated to the Blekinge Fotbollförbund.[4]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 1st Promoted
1994 Tier 2 Division 1 Södra 12th Relegated
1995 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 7th
1996 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 12th Relegated
1997 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 5th
1998 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 5th
1999 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 1st Promoted
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 11th Relegated
2001 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 1st Promoted
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 5th
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 10th Relegation Playoffs
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Södra Götaland 12th Relegated
2005 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 2nd Promoted
2006* Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 5th
2007 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 5th
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 4th
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 5th
2010 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 3rd
2011 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 5th
2012 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 5th
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 11th Relegation Playoffs
2014 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 3rd
2015 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 2nd
2016 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 1st Promoted

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [5] [6] [7]

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Karlskrona AIF – Fotboll Klubb". Retrieved 2010-09-24. 
  2. ^ "KAIF" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2010-08-30. 
  3. ^ "Fotbollsverige.se – Division 2 Östra Götaland". Retrieved 2010-09-24. 
  4. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Karlskrona AIF – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-09-24. 
  5. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – Karlskrona AIF". Archived from the original on 2012-09-22. Retrieved 2010-09-24. 
  6. ^ "Östra Götaland - Division 2 – Fotbollsserier 2010 – Fotboll – everysport.com". Retrieved 2010-09-24. 
  7. ^ "Sweden Final Tables – Clas Glenning". Archived from the original on 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2010-09-22.