Västerås SK Bandy

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Västerås SK Bandy
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Founded 1904
Division Swedish Elitserien
Based in Västerås, Sweden
Home ground ABB Arena
Head coach Michael Carlsson
National championships 20 (1923, 1924, 1926, 1942, 1943, 1948, 1950, 1960, 1973, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2009, 2015, 2016)
World Cup champions 7 (1987, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2014, 2016)
ABB Arena Syd in Västerås, Sweden. Home ground for Västerås SK Bandy.
Champions again in 2015

Västerås SK Bandy is a Swedish sports club located in Västerås that plays the winter sport of bandy. The senior side currently plays in the Swedish Elitserien, the top division of Swedish bandy. The club was founded on January 29, 1904 and holds its matches at the ABB Arena South.

On 19 March 2016, the club won its 20th Swedish national championship title by defeating Villa Lidköping BK, 5-2, in the final game.[1] They have also won the World Cup seven times.

The current coach of the senior side is Michael Carlsson, a former player for VSK Bandy and the national team.

Squad[edit]

As of 20 September 2016 [2]
No. Position Player
2 Sweden DF Stefan Edberg
4 Sweden DF Anders Bruun
5 Sweden MF Magnus Joneby (captain)
6 Sweden FW Simon Jansson
7 Sweden MF Jakob Bucht
8 Sweden FW Tobias Holmberg
9 Sweden FW Jonas Nilsson
10 Sweden FW Ted Bergström
13 Sweden GK Andreas Bergwall
14 Sweden DF Patrik Sjöström
No. Position Player
15 Sweden DF Oscar Gröhn
16 Sweden DF Rasmus Sjöström
23 Sweden DF Jesper Norrman
27 Sweden MF Mikael Olsson
30 Sweden GK Filip Mörkdal
43 Sweden DF Simon Folkesson
81 Sweden FW Max Mårtensson
83 Sweden FW Emil Juhlén
90 Sweden MF Janne Rintala


Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

  • Swedish Champions:
    • Winners (19): 1923, 1924, 1926, 1942, 1943, 1948, 1950, 1960, 1973, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2009, 2015, 2016
    • Runners-up (15): 1922, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1932, 1935, 1936, 1946, 1947, 1959, 1978, 1991, 1997, 2002, 2014
  • Swedish Cup:
    • Winners (1): 2015

International[edit]

  • World Cup:
    • Winners (7): 1987, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2014, 2016
    • Runners-up (3): 1980, 2005, 2007

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lisa Edwinsson (19 March 2016). "Västerås svenska mästare i bandy" (in Swedish). Dagens nyheter. Retrieved 19 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "A-laget" (in Swedish). VSK Bandy. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 

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