Klippans FF

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Klippans FF
Klippans FF.png
Full name Klippans Fotboll Förening
Founded 2004
Ground Åbyvallen
Klippan
Sweden
Chairman Tommy Ahlbäck
League Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra

Klippans FF is a Swedish football club located in Klippan.[1]

Background[edit]

Klippans FF were formed in 2004 following the merger of Klippans Boll och Idrottsförening and Forsby Idrottsförening. Klippans BIF were founded on 8 July 1914 and were based at Åbyvallen. From 1933–34 to 1946–47 they played in Division 3, which at that time was the third tier of Swedish football. Forsby IF were founded on 10 August 1934 and played at Forsby IP.[2]

Klippans FF currently plays in Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra which is the sixth tier of Swedish football.[3] They play their home matches at the Åbyvallen in Klippan.[4]

The club is affiliated to Skånes Fotbollförbund.[5] Klippans FF played in the 2008 Svenska Cupen and beat IFK Klagshamn on penalties in the first round before losing 0–5 at home to Falkenbergs FF in the second round with an attendance of 227 people.

Season to season[edit]

In the 12 seasons before the merger Klippans BIF competed in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 7th Relegation Playoffs
1994 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 8th
1995 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 8th
1996 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
1997 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 3rd
1998 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 8th
1999 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 4th
2000 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 8th
2001 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 12th Relegated
2002 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Norra 6th
2003 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Västra 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2004 Tier 4 Division 3 Södra Götaland 10th Relegated

[6] [7] [8]

Klippans FF have competed in the following divisions to date:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
2005 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Västra 9th Relegation Playoffs – Relegated
2006* Tier 7 Division 5 Skåne Norra 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2007 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Norra 4th
2008 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Norra 5th
2009 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Norra 4th
2010 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 3rd Promotion Playoffs
2011 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 2nd Promotion Playoffs

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [9] [10] [11]

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