IK Huge is a Swedish football club located in Gävle in Gävleborg County.[1] The club has formerly also been playing bandy.

IK Huge
IK Huge logo.svg
Full nameIdrottsklubben Huge
Founded1927
GroundTräffen
Gävle
Sweden
ChairmanMatti Levonen
Head CoachHenrik Isaksson
CoachCalle Gunhamre
LeagueDivision 3 Södra Norrland
2010Division 3 Södra Norrland, 3rd

BackgroundEdit

Idrottsklubben Huge is a sports club from the district of Bomhus in Gävle. The club was founded on 20 November 1927 through the merger of Kastets IF (formed 3 August 1920) and Bomhus IK (formed 10 July 1921). IK Huge is best known for achieving two national championships in bandy in 1939 and 1940. While the bandy section has been disbanded the club is still active in football and ice-hockey. In the latter the club spent three seasons in the highest ice hockey league in 1949/50, 1950/51 and 1952/53.

Since their foundation IK Huge has participated mainly in the middle and lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club currently plays in Division 3 Södra Norrland which is the fifth tier of Swedish football.[2] They play their home matches at Kastvallen in Gävle.[3]

IK Huge are affiliated to Gestriklands Fotbollförbund.[4]

Recent historyEdit

In recent seasons IK Huge have competed in the following divisions:

2011 – Division III, Södra Norrland
2010 – Division III, Södra Norrland
2009 – Division III, Södra Norrland
2008 – Division III, Södra Norrland
2007 – Division III, Södra Norrland
2006 – Division IV, Gästrikland
2005 – Division IV, Gästrikland
2004 – Division IV, Gästrikland
2003 – Division IV, Gästrikland
2002 – Division III, Södra Norrland
2001 – Division III, Södra Norrland
2000 – Division IV, Gästrikland
1999 – Division IV, Gästrikland [5][6][7]

AttendancesEdit

In recent seasons IK Huge have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2001 140 Div 3 Södra Norrland Tier 4
2002 113 Div 3 Södra Norrland Tier 4
2003 Not available Div 4 Gästrikland Tier 5
2004 Not available Div 4 Gästrikland Tier 5
2005 Not available Div 4 Gästrikland Tier 5
2006 Not available Div 4 Gästrikland Tier 6
2007 117 Div 3 Södra Norrland Tier 5
2008 128 Div 3 Södra Norrland Tier 5
2009 131 Div 3 Södra Norrland Tier 5
2010 104 Div 3 Södra Norrland Tier 5

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website and European Football Statistics website. [8][9]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "IK Huge – Fotboll Klubb". Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Södra Norrland - Division 3 – Fotbollsserier 2011 – Fotboll – everysport.com". Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Tabell och resultat – Div 3 Södra Norrland, herrar – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – IK Huge – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  5. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – IK Huge". Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  6. ^ "IK Huge – Fotboll – everysport.com". Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  7. ^ "Sweden Final Tables – Clas Glenning". Archived from the original on 31 July 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  8. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  9. ^ "European Football Statistics – Attendances". Retrieved 2 March 2011.

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