Saxemara IF

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Saxemara IF
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Full name Saxemara Idrottsförening
Nickname(s) SIF
Founded 1949
Ground Brunnsvallen
Ronneby
Sweden
Chairman Tommy Lindström
League Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland
2010 Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland, 7th

Saxemara IF is a Swedish football club located in Ronneby in Blekinge County.[1]

Background[edit]

Saxemara Idrottsförening was founded on 29 August 1949. The club's first chairman was Charles Månsson. The club initially conducted lots of activities including bandy, athletics, table tennis, orienteering and football. However SIF fairly quickly becamea purely a football club.[2]

Since their foundation Saxemara IF has participated mainly in the middle divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club currently plays in Division 3 Sydöstra Götaland which is the fifth tier of Swedish football.[3] SIF played two seasons in Division 2 Södra Götaland, which was then the third tier of Swedish football, in 1993 and 1994. They play their home matches at the Brunnsvallen in Ronneby.[4]

Saxemara IF are affiliated to Blekinge Fotbollförbund.[5]

Recent History[edit]

In recent seasons Saxemara IF have competed in the following divisions:

2011 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2010 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2009 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2008 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2007 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2006 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2005 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2004 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2003 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
2002 - Division IV, Blekinge
2001 - Division IV, Blekinge
2000 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
1999 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
1998 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
1997 - Division II, Södra Götaland
1996 - Division II, Södra Götaland
1995 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
1994 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland
1993 - Division III, Sydöstra Götaland [6] [7] [8]

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons Saxemara IF have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 167 Div 3 Sydöstra Götaland Tier 4
2006 224 Div 3 Sydöstra Götaland Tier 5
2007 105 Div 3 Sydöstra Götaland Tier 5
2008 275 Div 3 Sydöstra Götaland Tier 5
2009 290 Div 3 Sydöstra Götaland Tier 5
2010 214 Div 3 Sydöstra Götaland Tier 5

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [9]

Saxemara IF played a friendly match against the English club Wolverhampton Wanderers FC in 1993 at Brunnsvallen front of nearly 1,600 spectators. The match ended with a 3-1 victory for Wolverhampton.

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