Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC

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Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC
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Full name Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC
Nickname(s) Göteborg FC
KGFC
Founded 1970
Ground Valhalla IP,
Gothenburg
Ground Capacity 4,000
Chairman Peter Bronsman
Manager Stefan Rehn
League Damallsvenskan
2015 6th

Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC (sponsored by Kopparbergs brewery) is an association football club from Gothenburg, Sweden. The club was established in 1970 under the name Landvetters IF. In 2004 the team moved from Landvetter, a Gothenburg suburb, into Gothenburg city and changed its name accordingly. The team has played nine seasons in the Women's Premier Division (Damallsvenskan), but has not yet won a championship gold medal.[1]

Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC play their home games at Valhalla IP stadium in Gothenburg. The team colours are blue, white and black.

Veteran Bo Falk was the coach of the team from 1999 until 2004. From 2005 until 2007, the coach was Martin Pringle.[2] He was replaced by Torbjörn Nilsson for the 2008 season.

Among the club's recent stars are Sweden internationals Jessica Landström, twins Kristin and Marie Hammarström, Jane Törnqvist, Johanna Almgren, and U.S. international Yael Averbuch. Other notable players who have represented the club in the past include American goalkeeper Hope Solo and Sweden's Lotta Schelin and Kristin Bengtsson.

In the 2010 Damallsvenskan season, the team finished as runners-up and qualified for the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round. In 2011 they won the Swedish Cup on a penalty shootout over Tyresö and they retained the trophy in 2012, beating Tyresö in the final again.[3]

Current squad[edit]

As of 19 April 2017[4]

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 Fanny Lund
2 Sweden DF Catrine Johansson
3 Sweden DF Beata Kollmats
5 Sweden DF Elin Landström
6 United States MF Sarah Teegarden
7 Finland FW Adelina Engman
8 Sweden FW Pernilla Milton
9 Sweden MF Filippa Curmark
10 Sweden MF Elin Rubensson (captain)
11 Sweden FW Pauline Hammarlund
No. Position Player
12 Sweden DF Victoria Bergqvist
13 Sweden GK Jennifer Falk
14 United States DF Savannah Levin
15 Sweden MF Marika Bergman-Lundin
16 Sweden FW Irvina Bajramovic
17 Sweden MF Maja Göthberg
18 Sweden MF Nathalie Persson
19 France FW Annahita Zamanian
20 Sweden DF Felicia de Feo
21 Sweden FW Rebecka Blomqvist
22 Sweden MF Ebba Handfast
23 Sweden GK Anna Larsson

Honours[edit]

Winning the Supercupen in April 2013

Record in UEFA Women's Champions League[edit]

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Kopparbergs/Göteborg's goal tally first.

Competition Round Club Away Home Aggregate
2011–2012 Round of 32 Croatia Osijek 4–0 a 7–0 11–0
Round of 16 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring 1–0 a 3–2 4–2
Quarter-final England Arsenal 1–3 a 1–0 2–3
2012–2013 Round of 32 Serbia Spartak Subotica 1–0 a 3–0 4–0
Round of 16 Denmark Fortuna Hjørring 1–1 a 3–2 4–3
Quarter-final France Juvisy 0–1 a 1–3 1–4

a First leg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kopparbergs Göteborg FC". Damfotboll.com (in Swedish). Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Lottas förre tränare om hennes framsteg". Damfotboll.com (in Swedish). 12 July 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Garin, Erik (27 June 2013). "Sweden – List of Women Cup Finals". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Spelartruppen 2016" (in Swedish). www.goteborgfc.se. Retrieved 19 April 2017. 

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