Lindsdals IF

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Lindsdals IF
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Full name Lindsdals Idrottsförening
Founded 1926
Ground Fjölebro IP
Kalmar
Sweden
Capacity 1,000
Chairman Pia Jonsson
Head Coach Jonas Klippvik
Coach Mikael Bengtsson
Dennis Nilsson
League Division 2 Södra Götaland
2012 Division 2 Östra Götaland, 3rd

Lindsdals IF is a Swedish football club located just outside Kalmar in Småland. The club's major sport is football but table tennis is also available.[1]

Background[edit]

Since their foundation on 26 July 1926 Lindsdals IF has participated mainly in the middle and lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club currently plays in Division 2 Södra Götaland which is the fourth tier of Swedish football. They play their home matches at the Fjölebro IP in Kalmar.[2]

Thanks to a partnership with Kalmar FF the club hope to be able to take further strides up the league system. Lindsdals IF run a large number of teams with approximately 400 young people active in both boys and girls' teams. The club's ladies team competed in the Damallsvenskan for several years in the 1990s. Their most famous player was Cecilia Sandell who later became an international. English World Cup players Tina Mapes and Karen Farley also played for the club.

Lindsdals IF are affiliated to the Smålands Fotbollförbund.[3]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Sydöstra 8th
1994 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Sydöstra 5th
1995 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Sydöstra 3rd
1996 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Sydöstra 6th
1997 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Sydöstra 7th
1998 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Sydöstra 3rd
1999 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Sydöstra 6th
2000 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Sydöstra 5th
2001 Tier 5 Division 4 Småland Östra Elit 4th Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2002 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 8th
2003 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 6th
2004 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 6th
2005 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 8th
2006* Tier 5 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2007 Tier 4 Division 2 Mellersta Götaland 10th Relegation Playoffs
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 7th
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 3rd
2010 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 5th
2011 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 7th
2012 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 3rd
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 5th
2014 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 10th
2015 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 7th
2016 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 11th

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [4] [5] [6]

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