Sölvesborgs GoIF

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Sölvesborgs GoIF
Sölvesborgs GIF.png
Full name Sölvesborgs Gymnastik-och Idrottsförening
Nickname(s) SGIF
Founded 1915
Ground Svarta Led
Sölvesborg
Sweden
Chairman Patrick Lindén
Head Coach Hasse Larsson
Coach Marcus Senften
League Division 2 Södra Götaland
2012 Division 2 Södra Götaland, 10th (Relegation Playoffs)

Sölvesborgs GoIF is a Swedish football club located in Sölvesborg in Blekinge.[1]

Background[edit]

Sölvesborgs Gymnastik-och Idrottsförening were founded on 13 October 1915.

Since their foundation Sölvesborgs GoIF has participated mainly in the middle divisions of the Swedish football league system. For 3 seasons over the period 1967–69 SGIF played in Division 2 Södra Götaland which at that time was the second tier of Swedish football. The club currently plays in Division 2 Södra Götaland which is now the fourth tier of Swedish football.[2] They play their home matches at the Svarta Led in Sölvesborg.[3]

Sölvesborgs GoIF are affiliated to the Blekinge Fotbollförbund.[4] SGIF have two men's teams, the first team and FC Giffarna. The club alo runs an active youth section serving 400 young people.

Kalmar FF player Abiola Dauda played previously for SGIF making 35 appearances for the club in the period 2006–08.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 2nd
1994 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 1st Promoted
1995 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 8th
1996 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 10th Relegated
1997 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 4th
1998 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 3rd
1999 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 7th
2000 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 3rd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2001 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 8th
2002 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 3rd
2003 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 11th Relegated
2004 Tier 5 Division 4 Blekinge 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2005 Tier 4 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 2nd Promoted
2006* Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 6th
2007 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 8th
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 12th Relegated
2009 Tier 5 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 7th
2010 Tier 5 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland 1st Promoted
2011 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 9th
2012 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 10th Relegation Playoffs
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland

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

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons Sölvesborgs GoIF have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 578 Div 3 Sydvästra Götaland Tier 4
2006 566 Div 2 Södra Götaland Tier 4
2007 420 Div 2 Södra Götaland Tier 4
2008 475 Div 2 Södra Götaland Tier 4
2009 355 Div 3 Sydöstra Götaland Tier 5
2010 295 Div 3 Sydöstra Götaland Tier 5

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [8]

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