Degerfors IF

Degerfors IF is a Swedish football club located in Degerfors. The club, formed 13 January 1907, is currently playing in the highest tier in Swedish football, Allsvenskan.

Degerfors
Degerfors IF logo.svg
Full nameDegerfors Idrottsförening
Founded13 January 1907; 115 years ago (1907-01-13)
GroundStora Valla, Degerfors
Capacity7,500
ChairmanFredrik Rakar
Head coachTobias Solberg & Andreas Holmberg
LeagueAllsvenskan
202113th
WebsiteClub website
A chart showing the progress of Degerfors IF through the swedish football league system. The different shades of gray represent league divisions.
The Degerfors team celebrating a 2010 Superettan goal while wearing their traditional red and white home kit.

BackgroundEdit

Degerfors IF first played in the Allsvenskan in 1939 making use of their new home ground at Stora Valla. Up until 1966 the club regularly appeared in the Allsvenskan but in recent decades they have played at the highest level for 5 seasons from 1993 to 1997. Their record attendance is 21,065 spectators when Degerfors IF played IFK Norrköping in 1963.

The club is affiliated to the Värmlands Fotbollförbund.[1]

Season to seasonEdit

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 12th
1994 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 8th
1995 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 9th
1996 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 9th
1997 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 13th Relegated
1998 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 8th
1999 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 9th Relegated
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 4th
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 4th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 3rd
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 2nd
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 2 Superettan 13th
2006* Tier 2 Superettan 11th
2007 Tier 2 Superettan 8th
2008 Tier 2 Superettan 16th Relegated
2009 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 2 Superettan 10th
2011 Tier 2 Superettan 5th
2012 Tier 2 Superettan 12th
2013 Tier 2 Superettan 4th
2014 Tier 2 Superettan 7th
2015 Tier 2 Superettan 9th
2016 Tier 2 Superettan 12th
2017 Tier 2 Superettan 8th
2018 Tier 2 Superettan 7th
2019 Tier 2 Superettan 5th
2020 Tier 2 Superettan 2nd Promoted
2021 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 13th

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

PlayersEdit

First-team squadEdit

As of 8 March 2022[3][4]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Alfie Whiteman (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
2 DF   SWE Gustav Granath
3 DF   UGA Ronald Mukiibi
4 DF   SWE Sean Sabetkar
5 DF   USA Joe Gyau
6 DF   SWE Oscar Wallin
7 MF   SWE Sebastian Ohlsson
8 MF   CRC Diego Campos
9 FW   SWE Johan Bertilsson
10 FW   SWE Dijan Vukojević
11 MF   SWE Christos Gravius
No. Pos. Nation Player
12 MF   SWE Erik Lindell
14 FW   MKD Daniel Krezic
15 MF   SWE Jakob Andersson
16 MF   SWE Rasmus Örqvist
17 DF   SWE Anton Kralj
19 MF   SWE Abdelrahman Saidi
21 MF   SWE Adam Carlén
22 MF   LBR Justin Salmon
23 FW   SWE Adhavan Rajamohan
25 GK   USA Jeffrey Gal
40 FW   SRB Nikola Đurđić

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
26 GK   SWE Hugo Claesson (on loan to Åtvidabergs FF until the end of the season)

Retired numbersEdit

12 – Fans of the club

StaffEdit

Current technical staffEdit

Position Staff
Manager   Tobias Solberg & Andreas Holmberg
Technical Director   Patrik Werner
Assistant Manager
Goalkeeping Coach   Jonas De Abreu Skyllkvist
Team Manager   Stig Ekman

Source:[citation needed]

ManagersEdit

 
Degerfors 42–43 Allsvenskan squad with Gunnar Nordahl.

AchievementsEdit

LeagueEdit

CupsEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Värmlands Fotbollförbund – Svenskfotboll.se". Archived from the original on 12 August 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
  2. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – Degerfors IF". Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  3. ^ "A-lag" (in Swedish). Degerfors IF. Archived from the original on 2 March 2016. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Transfers 2016". Archived from the original on 19 April 2018. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  5. ^ http://www.nwt.se/sport/folj_degerfors/article1116863.ece?service=mobile[dead link]

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