|Full name||Landskrona Boll
|Nickname(s)||Di randige (The Striped Ones)
Skånes uruguayare (Scanias Uruguayans)
Landskrona BoIS (simply referred to as BoIS) is a Swedish professional football club located in Landskrona, which currently plays in the second highest Swedish division, Superettan. The club, formed on 7 February 1915 was a merger of two clubs from the city of Landskrona; IFK Landskrona and Diana. Landskrona BoIS was one of twelve teams in the first season of Allsvenskan in 1924-25. Since then, they have played 34 seasons in Allsvenskan and 48 seasons in the second highest division. Landskrona BoIS has got one national cup title, won in 1971-72. The club is affiliated with Skånes Fotbollförbund and they play their matches at Landskrona IP, which has a capacity of 11,500 spectators. The club's main sponsor is Masita Sportswear.
Early years: The foundation of the club
Landskrona BoIS were founded on February 7, 1915 as a merger between two clubs from the city of Landskrona, IFK Landskrona and Diana BK.
The first match ever played abroad was in July 1918, against the Danish team KFUM from Copenhagen.
The best player in Landskrona at this period was Albin Dahl, who played for the club between 1915 and 1921 before joining Helsingborgs IF. The transfer caused a little trouble, since both clubs couldn't agree on the terms. Many people[who?] claim that it was here the big rivalry between Landskrona and Helsingborg began.
The 1920s: The first seasons in Allsvenskan
The first match ever in Allsvenskan were played on August 3, 1924, against IFK Norrköping away. The match ended with a 1-0 victory.
The first match in Allsvenskan at Landskrona IP was a 4-0 loss against IFK Göteborg. Landskrona finished their first season in Allsvenskan on 6th place.
The biggest star in BoIS at this point was Harry "Hacke" Dahl, younger brother to Albin, who did the opposite to his brother[clarification needed] when he came back to Landskrona after one year in Helsingborg.
Harry Dahl was, like his brother, about to play for Sweden in the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, but his supervisor at Thulinverket refused to let him go.
When he left Landskrona in 1932, he had scored an incomparable 334 goals in 410 matches, and he is still the club's best goalscorer through all times.
The 1930s and 40s: A successful period
The year after Harry "Hacke" Dahl left, in 1933, BoIS were relegated for the first time. But the club came back to Allsvenskan the next season, and this time they had their first real manager in Nisse Svensson. He took Landskrona to the top of the league, with a third place in 1937-38 and a fourth place in 1938-39.
The 1940s was not as good as the 1930s, seen in BoIS' point of view. The team had no stability and went up and down through Allsvenskan and the second highest level without any remarkable results.
But the big exception came in the newfounded Svenska Cupen. In 1949, eight years after the cup were established, Landskrona, again as an Allsvenskan team, made their way to the final by defeating Mjölby, Helsingborgs IF, Råå IF and BK Kenty.
In the final, played on July 24, they met AIK in front of 14,718 spectators at Råsunda Stadium in Solna. They lost 1-0, after AIK scored a penalty, due to a Landskrona player blocking the ball with his hand.
The 1950s and 1960s
The club had to leave Allsvenskan in 1949 and didn't have a comeback until the 1971 season. However, Landskrona BoIS played qualification games for Allsvenskan in 1958, 1959, 1962 and 1968 – all without success. In 1962 qualification games were a four team group that played each other once only. The third round was played at neutral grounds. When Landskrona BoIS game was finished, they were in Allsvenskan. But the other game had been delayed a few minutes, in which a goal was scored and AIK from Stockholm qualified instead. During this period the main star player was Hasse "HP" Persson.
After the big rival club Helsingborg IF was relegated in 1968 and after having no success in the qualification to Allsvenskan in 1969, the year 1970 became a very important one for Landskrona BoIS. To get to the qualification games they had to win at home against Helsingborgs IF, and so they did, with a single goal. Then the qualification finally became successful. And in 1971 the club returned to Allsvenskan, and stayed there for ten years which included two bronze medals (1975 and 1976) and winning the Swedish Cup in 1972. The clubs ever main star Sonny Johansson contributed to this in a major way. Sonny played for the club 1968-1984 and scored more than 300 goals for the club. During the whole of the 1970s he scored more goals in Allsvenskan than any other player during that period.
In 1980 the club was relegated and again in 1984, though only for one year in the third division. They played a single year in Allsvenskan 1994, but was relegated at once. The club then got itself in huge economical difficulties, and was relegated to the third division at once. This time the club needed two years to recover. This was made with Sonny Johansson as manager. In 1998 they once again had the chance to qualify to Allsvenskan but failed. But in Superettan 2001 promotion to the highest league once again was a fact, after winning over Assyriska in the last game. This time it lasted for four seasons. Star players during this period were amongst others Daniel Nannskog, Håkan Söderstjerna, Alexander Farnerud and Jonas Olsson. In 2009 they appointed Swedish football legend Henrik Larsson as new manager. Currently Landskrona BoIS play in Superettan, the division below Allsvenskan.
Crest and colours
For Landskrona's first season they wore a black and white striped top with black shorts and white socks. They have worn the same home shirts ever since. The away shirt have traditionally always been a red top with black shorts. However, there is a few exceptions. In 2003 the away shirt was in the colors of the Scanian flag; a bright yellow top with red shorts, and in the 2012 season the club changed to a pink top with white shorts.
|Period||Kit manufacturer||Home color(s)||Away color(s)|
|2001 – 2004||Nike||Black & white striped shirt, black shorts||Red shirt, black shorts/Yellow shirt, red shorts|
|2005 - 2006||Hummel||Black & white striped shirt, black shorts||White shirt, black shorts/Black shirt, white shorts|
|2007 - 2011||Umbro||Black & white striped shirt, black shorts||Red shirt, black shorts|
|2012 -||Masita||Black & white striped shirt, black shorts||Pink shirt, white shorts|
Landskrona IP was built in 1924, the same year as the first season of Allsvenskan. On July 20, 1924 an opening ceremony was held, where the Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Louise inaugurated the stadium in front of 6,000 spectators.
As a part of the opening ceremony, the first match ever was played. It was a friendly match between Landskrona BoIS and B 03 from Denmark. The Danes won the match 3-2.
The first match in Allsvenskan on Landskrona IP was on August 10, 1924, when BoIS played IFK Göteborg and lost 4-0.
The record attendance is 18,535, and was set on October 18, 1959 in a qualifying match to Allsvenskan, against Degerfors IF. Today the record is impossible to beat, because the capacity of the stadium has been reduced to 12.500, due to safety regulations. Recently, there have been discussions about a renovation of the stadium, but also about the building of a new one, with a capacity of 14,000 spectators.
In recent seasons Landskrona have had the following average attendances:
* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. 
The official supporter club is called Black & White, and was established 1993, before the upcoming season of Allsvenskan, where Landskrona made a comeback after several years in the lower divisions. Since the building of Landskrona IP in 1924, the singing supporters have always stood on the part of IP called the "English Stand" (in Swedish: Engelska Läktaren).
But in 2006 this was about to change. A group of supporters break loose from the main clique, and began to stand on the Western Stand, built in 2004. Influenced by southern European football cultures, they formed the supporter faction Fanaticos Landskrona, which is now the leading supporter group in Landskrona.
The main rival to Landskrona is Helsingborgs IF. The cities lie very close, and the supporters of the two teams hold a certain grudge against each other, which dates back to the beginning of 20th century. There is also a big rivalry between Landskrona and Malmö FF, which reaches back to the 1940s.
- Jesper Aspegren, journalist and TV-host
- Jonas Bergh, author
- Hans Chrunak, former head coach of the Swedish national swim team
- General Knas, reggae musician
- Armand Krajnc, boxer
- Olof Lundh, sport journalist and TV-host
- Siw Malmkvist, schlager singer
- Vinnie Paz, Italian-American rapper 
- Ola Svensson, artist and songwriter
- Carl-Martin Vikingsson, reggae musician
As of 31 March 2013 Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|Assistant manager||Georg "Rossi" Eterović|
|Goalkeeping coach||Mats I Svensson|
|Fitness coach||Mats Christiansson|
|Club doctor||Ioannis Kostogiannis|
|Equipment manager||Stig Persson & Lars Persson|
League season results
- *The Swedish Cup changed from a spring-autumn to an autumn-spring format the 2012-13 season.
Player and goal of the year
The player and goal of the season is awarded by the supporter group Sabola.
|Season||Player of the Year||Country||Goal of the Year||Country|
|2000||Håkan Söderstjerna||No player awarded|
|2001||Daniel Nannskog||Hasan Çetinkaya against Mjällby AIF|
|2002||Alexander Farnerud||Alexander Farnerud against Hammarby IF|
|2003||Johan Andersson||Henrik Nilsson against Malmö FF|
|2004||Jonas Sandqvist||Kevin Amuneke against Helsingborgs IF|
|2005||Jörgen Pettersson||Gustav Andersson against Helsingborgs IF|
|2006||Jörgen Pettersson||Morten Avnskjold against Assyriska FF|
|2007||Pär Cederqvist||Pär Cederqvist against IF Sylvia|
|2008||Linus Malmqvist||Jörgen Pettersson against Mjällby AIF|
|2009||Johan Persson||Johan Persson against IK Sirius|
|2010||Fredrik Karlsson||Thomas Raun against Östers IF|
|2011||Fredrik Svanbäck||Thomas Raun against Assyriska FF|
|2012||Fredrik Karlsson||Erik Andersson against Jönköpings S IF|
Top scorer by season
Landskrona BoIS in Europe
|1972||Intertoto Cup||GR||Eintracht Braunschweig||3-0, 0-2|
|TJ ZVL Žilina||2-2, 0-1|
|Vejle BK||0-0, 2-1|
|1972/73||UEFA Cup Winners' Cup||1R||FC Rapid Bucureşti||1-0, 0-3|
|1974||Intertoto Cup||GR||CUF Barreiro||1-1, 0-1|
|Altay S.K.||1-1, 1-1|
|Hammarby IF||4-0, 2-1|
|1976||Intertoto Cup||GR||TJ Sklo Union Teplice||1-1, 0-0|
|Kickers Offenbach||1-2, 0-1|
|Grasshopper-Club Zürich||0-0, 0-1|
|1977||Intertoto Cup||GR||Slavia Prague||3-5, 1-6|
|Legia Warszawa||1-2, 0-1|
|BSC Young Boys||2-1, 0-4|
|1977/78||UEFA Cup||1R||Ipswich Town F.C.||0-1, 0-5|
Notable former players
- List criteria:
- Played at least 100 matches for Landskrona BoIS.
- Represented their national team as a Landskrona BoIS player, or with BoIS as club of origin.
- (C) – Caretaker
The managers are listed according to their first season as manager for Landskrona BoIS:
- List criteria:
|Kalle Hult||1970-1971||1 Division II win, promotion to Allsvenskan.|
|Rolf Svensson||1972-1976, 1987-1989||8 years in total. 1 Svenska Cupen win, 1 silver. 2 Allsvenskan bronze.|
|Claes Cronqvist||1983-1985||1 Svenska Cupen silver.|
|Conny Karlsson||1991-1993||1 Division 1 Södra win, promotion to Allsvenskan. 1 Svenska Cupen silver.|
|Jan Jönsson||2001-2004||1 Superettan runners-up, promotion to Allsvenskan.|
- Runners-up (1): 1937–38
- Runners-up (1): 2001
- Division 1 Södra:
- Winners (1): 1993
- Runners-up (1): 1998
- Svenska Cupen:
- Winners (1): 1971–72
- Runners-up (4): 1949, 1975–76, 1983–84, 1992–93
- Albin Dahl Sveriges Olympiska Komitté
- Hackes målrekord svårt att slå Helsingborgs Dagblad (2007-01-26)
- Landskrona BoIS – Historia
- Cupmästare genom tiderna
- BoIS i rosa på vissa bortamatcher
- Landskrona IP jämngammal med Allsvenskan
- Landskrona BoIS vill ha modernare arena Sydsvenskan (2006-01-20)
- Egen arena BoIS väg till framgång Helsingborgs Dagblad (2007-10-14)
- "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar - Svenska Fotbollförbundet - svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-12-09.
- Black & White fyller 10 år BoISare – SvenskaFans (2003-11-26)
- INTERVJU – VINNIE PAZ (JEDI MIND TRICKS)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Landskrona BoIS|
- Landskrona BoIS - official site
- Black & White - official supporter club site
- BoISare - supporter site