Vasalunds IF

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Vasalunds IF
Vasalunds IF.png
Full nameVasalunds Idrottsförening
Founded1934
GroundSkytteholms IP,
Solna, Stockholm
Capacity4,000
ChairmanNiclas Fröberg
ManagerNebojša Novaković
LeagueDivision 1 Norra
2018Division 2 Norra Svealand, 1st (Promoted)
Skytteholms IP

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

History[edit]

Vasalund was formed in 1934 and play 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.

Vasalund are in close collaboration with Allsvenskan side AIK.[2]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1951-52 Tier 4 Division 4 Östsvenska 3rd
1952-53 Tier 4 Division 4 Östsvenska 2nd Promoted
1953-54 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Svealand 6th
1954-55 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Svealand 2nd
1955-56 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Svealand 7th
1956-57 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Svealand 1st Promoted
1957-58 Tier 2 Division 2 Svealand 10th Relegated
1959 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Svealand 9th Relegated
1960 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 6th
1961 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 12th Relegated
1962 Tier 5 Division 5 Norra 5th
1963 Tier 5 Division 5 Norra 4th
1964 Tier 5 Division 5 Norra 4th
1965 Tier 5 Division 5 Norra 2nd Promoted
1966 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 8th
1967 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 3rd
1968 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm/Uppland 5th
1969 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm/Uppland 7th
1970 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm/Uppland 3rd
1971 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm/Uppland 2nd
1972 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm/Uppland 4th
1973 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 7th
1974 Tier 4 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 1th Promoted
1975 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Svealand 4th
1976 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Svealand 1st Promoted
1977 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 10th
1978 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 10th
1979 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 5th
1980 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 3rd
1981 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 3rd
1982 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 5th
1983 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 8th
1984 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 7th
1985 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 9th
1986 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra 6th
1987 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 11th
1988 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 3rd
1989 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 2nd
1990 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 2nd
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 - Not Promoted
2017 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 12th Relegated
2018 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 1st Promoted
2019 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra

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

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
2017 237 Div 1 Norra Tier 3
2018 ? Div 2 Norra Svealand Tier 4


* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website.[4]

Squad[edit]

As of 1 April 2017[5]

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

No. Position Player
1 Montenegro GK Zoran Aković
2 Sweden DF Ruben Appelblom
3 Sweden DF Peter Magnusson
4 Sweden DF Patrick Amoah
5 Sweden DF Linus Malmborg
6 Sweden MF Luka Dobrijevic
7 Sweden MF Joel Johansson
8 Sweden DF Kevin Jenee
9 Turkey FW Aydin Ünsal
10 Sweden MF David Zlotnik
11 Sweden FW Ekin Bulut
12 Sweden DF Yosef Al-Mayahi
13 Sweden MF Alexander Roka
14 Sweden MF Isak Hien
No. Position Player
16 Kenya MF Eric Johanna Omondi
19 Ethiopia DF Yussuf Saleh
20 England MF Kenny Pavey
21 Sweden DF Najib Adam
22 Sweden MF Robert Stranicky
23 Sweden FW Lamine Nekrouf
24 Sweden MF Adam Id Salem
25 Sweden DF Marcus Enström (on loan from Djurgårdens IF)
26 Sweden MF Axel Björnström
30 Sweden GK Eric Dahlgren
32 Sweden GK Sebastian Winther
Belarus GK Pilip Vaitsiakhovich

Technical staff[edit]

  • Head Coach: Babar Rehman
  • Assistant Coach: -

Messay Beriha

Coaches[edit]

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Stockholms Fotbollförbund – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-13.
  2. ^ http://www.aikfotboll.se/nyheter/aik-fotboll-i-utokat-samarbete-med-vasalunds-if
  3. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – Vasalunds IF". Archived from the original on 2012-03-11. Retrieved 03.09.2010. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Archived from the original on 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  5. ^ "A-laget" (in Swedish). Vasalunds IF. Retrieved 20 April 2017.