Vasalunds IF

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Vasalunds IF
Vasalunds IF.png
Full name Vasalunds Idrottsförening
Founded 1934
Ground Skytteholms IP,
Solna, Stockholm
Ground Capacity 4,000
Chairman Niclas Fröberg
Manager Pascal Simpson
League Division 1 Norra
2016 Division 1 Norra, 2nd (Promotion Playoffs)
Skytteholms IP

Vasalunds IF is a Swedish football club based in Solna which is within Stockholm. The club is affiliated with Stockholms Fotbollförbund.[1]

History[edit]

Vasalunds was formed in 1934 and is currently playing in the Swedish Third Division: Division 1 Norra. In 2002 the club merged with Essinge IK and changed its name to Vasalund/Essinge IF. The merger was discontinued and the original name was restored before the 2008 season.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 2nd
1994 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 4th
1995 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 3rd
1996 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 10th
1997 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 14th Relegated
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 4th
1999 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 2nd
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 10th Relegated
2001 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 3rd
2002 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 1st Promoted
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 7th Vasalund/Essinge IF
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 2nd Vasalund/Essinge IF
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 2nd Vasalund/Essinge IF – Promoted
2006* Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 4th Vasalund/Essinge IF
2007 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 3rd Vasalund/Essinge IF
2008 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 2nd Promoted
2009 Tier 2 Superettan 16th Relegated
2010 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 5th
2011 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 6th
2012 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 4th
2013 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 7th
2014 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 5th
2015 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 11th
2016 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 2nd Promotion Playoffs

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level.[2]

Attendances[edit]

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

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 297 Div 2 Östra Svealand Tier 3
2006 431 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2007 549 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2008 492 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2009 720 Superettan Tier 2
2010 313 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2011 336 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2012 299 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2013 229 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2014 217 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2015 338 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2016 261 Div 1 Norra Tier 3


* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website.[3]

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Sweden DF Johan Falkmar
3 Sweden DF Sebastian Huenul Helgesson
4 Finland DF Johannes Nordström (captain)
5 Sweden DF Magnus Tappert
6 Sweden MF Fredrik Crona
7 Sweden MF Joel Johansson
8 Sweden MF Danny Tadaris
9 Turkey FW Aydin Ünsal
10 Sweden MF Ferid Ali
11 Sweden FW Sencer Soguk
12 Sweden DF Paris Assouchidis
13 Sweden DF Rodrigo Gomez
14 Sweden DF Joel Qviberg
No. Position Player
15 Sweden MF David Zlotnik
16 Sweden MF Christian von Koch
17 Sweden FW Aaron Bazoukou
18 Sweden MF Jonas Desai
19 Sweden MF Joakim Pettersson
20 Sweden MF Ismail Kuzey
21 Pakistan DF Ali Sheaib
22 Sweden FW Philip Andersson
23 Sweden DF Luka Dobrijevic
24 Sweden MF Hugo Bassey
25 Sweden MF Lamine Nekrouf
26 Sweden MF Axel Björnström
30 Sweden GK Kevin Angleborn
32 Sweden GK Paul Lindqvist

Technical staff[edit]

  • Head Coach: Johan Wickner
  • Assistant Coach: José Ortega
  • Goalie Coach: Mario Bes
  • Fitness Coach: Daniel Hadžiegric

Coaches[edit]

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]