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FC Gute, previously named Visby IF Gute, is a Swedish football club located in Visby on the island of Gotland. They currently play in the fourth-tier league Division 2 Södra Svealand.[1]

FC Gute
FC Gute.png
Full nameFootball Club Gute
Founded1904 as Visby IF Gute FK
GroundGutavallen
Capacity5,000 (550 seats)
CoachMikael Waktel
LeagueDivision 2 Norra Svealand
2018Division 2 Norra Svealand, 5th

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BackgroundEdit

 
A chart showing the progress of FC Gute through the Swedish football league system. The different shades of gray represent league divisions.

The club was formed in 1904 as Visby IF Gute, and in November 2007 changed name to the present name FC Gute. The club plays in the Division 2 Södra Svealand which is the fourth tier of the Swedish football league system. They play their home matches at the Gutavallen arena in Visby,[2] but occasionally they play at an artificial pitch in Rävhagen, Visby called "Rävhagens konstgräs" if Gutavallen is unavailable.

FC Gute are affiliated to the Gotlands Fotbollförbund.[3]

Season to seasonEdit

Visby IF Gute FK played in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 1st Promoted
1994 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 11th Relegation Playoffs
1995 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 4th
1996 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 11th Relegation Playoffs – Relegated
1997 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 3rd
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 7th
1999 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 3rd
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 9th
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 7th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 2nd
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 3rd
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 6th
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Svealand 4th Promoted
2006* Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 5th
2007 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 14th Relegated

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [4][5][6]

FC Gute have competed in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 8th
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 5th
2010 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 10th Relegation Playoffs
2011 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 10th Relegation Playoffs
2012 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 9th
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 10th

[7][8][9]

AttendancesEdit

 
Entrance to Gutavallen, Visby

In recent seasons FC Gute have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2008 295 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2009 374 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2010 336 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2011 411 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2012 284 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2013 240 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [10]

SquadEdit

Updated: 29 April 2010 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Felix Håkansson
30   GK Jacob Gardell
2   DF Hjalmar Bertwig
3   DF Rasmus Edvardsson
4   DF David Bystedt
13   DF Sebastian Starkenberg
16   DF Kevin Wickman
19   DF Kristian Hederfeld
22   DF Fredrik Österholm
7   MF Jimmie Engqvist
No. Position Player
8   MF Jonas Lindstrand
9   MF Daniel Engström
10   MF Mikael Åskoogh
12   MF Jakob Widin
17   MF Sebastian Nyström
18   MF Adrean Lindblom
5   FW Thorbjörn Ahlqvist
11   FW Marcus Nobell
14   FW Jakob Sandberg
20   FW Jonathan Bogren

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "FC Gute – Fotboll Klubb". Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  2. ^ "Fotbollsverige.se – Södra Svealand". Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  3. ^ "Distrikten Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Gotlands Fotbollförbund – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-10.
  4. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – FC Gute". Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  5. ^ "Södra Svealand — Division 2 – Fotbollsserier 2010 – Fotboll – everysport.com". Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  6. ^ "Sweden Final Tables – Clas Glenning". Archived from the original on 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  7. ^ "GAIS – Lagfakta – FC Gute". Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  8. ^ "Södra Svealand — Division 2 – Fotbollsserier 2010 – Fotboll – everysport.com". Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  9. ^ "Sweden Final Tables – Clas Glenning". Archived from the original on 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  10. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-11-23.

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