Ulvåkers IF

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Ulvåkers IF
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Full name Ulvåkers Idrottsförening
Founded 1946
Ground Åbrovallen
Skövde
Sweden
Chairman Jan Olof Berggren
Head Coach Joakim Carlén
Coach Jonathan Guggenheim
League Division 3 Mellersta Götaland
2009 Division 3 Mellersta Götaland, 7th

Ulvåkers IF is a Swedish football club located in Skövde in Skövde Municipality, Västra Götaland County.[1]

Background[edit]

Ulvåkers Idrottsförening is a sports club located in Skövde that was formed in 1946. Their main local rivals in the town are Skövde AIK and IFK Skövde. Ulvåker is located about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Skövde and the club has around 500 members covering men's, ladies and junior football.[2]

Since their foundation Ulvåkers IF has participated mainly in the middle and lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club in 2010 have competed in Division 3 Mellersta Götaland which is the fifth tier of Swedish football but have been relegated following the Relegation/Promotion Playoffs. Their place in Division 3 has been taken by IFK Skövde FK who won the playoff group.[3] They play their home matches at the Åbrovallen in Skövde.[4] A huge project for the club was the official opening of Ulvåker IF's new indoor hall on 25 November 2000. This complex is the first football hall in the Municipality of Skövde.[2]

Ulvåkers IF are affiliated to the Västergötlands Fotbollförbund.[5]

Season to season[edit]

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

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [6] [7] [8]

Attendances[edit]

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

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2007 Not available Div 4 Västergötland Norra Tier 6
2008 158 Div 3 Mellersta Götaland Tier 5
2009 173 Div 3 Mellersta Götaland Tier 5
2010 166 Div 3 Mellersta Götaland Tier 5

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

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