IK Uppsala Fotboll

IK Uppsala Fotboll is a football club from Uppsala, in Uppsala County, Sweden. The club was established in 2016 when IK Sirius Fotboll's women's section decided to reform as an independent club.[1] It was promoted into the women's Premier Division (Damallsvenskan) for the first time in 2019.[2]

IK Uppsala Fotboll
IK Uppsala logo.svg
Full nameIdrottsklubben Uppsala Fotboll
Founded2016; 7 years ago (2016)
GroundStudenternas IP
Capacity1,500
PresidentLinda Zillén
CoachJonas Valfridsson
LeagueElitettan
2021Elitettan, 4th of 14
WebsiteClub website

The club play their home games at Studenternas IP in Uppsala. The team colours are dark red and white. The club is affiliated to the Upplands Fotbollförbund.

On 5 December 2022, the Swedish Football Association announced that Eskilstuna United DFF club was denied for failing to fulfill economic requirements, and weren't allowed to play the 2023 Damallsvenskan and instead were relegated to Elitettan.[3] Eskilstuna United DFF appealed, but on 2 January 2023, the Swedish Football Association announced that instead, IK Uppsala would be promoted.[4]

PersonnelEdit

Updated as of 3 August 2022.[5]

Current technical staffEdit

Position Name
Head coach   Jonas Valfridsson
Assistant coach   Rikard Östergren
Mental coach   Ingemar Persson
Goalkeeper coach   Jonas Bylund
Physiotherapist   Hampus Ågren
Trainer   Jonatan Berg
Team leader   Håkan Sandberg

Current squadEdit

As of 3 August 2022.[5]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   SWE Ellen Arbman Hansing
3 DF   SWE Linnea Selberg
5 DF   SWE Sofia From
6 DF   SWE Terese Markelund
7 MF   ISL Andrea Thorisson
8 MF   SWE Wilma Thörnkvist
10 FW   SWE Maria Poli
11 FW   SWE Johanna Renmark
12 DF   SWE Beatrice Gärds
14 MF   SWE Hanna Persson
15 FW   SWE Ella Gunnarsson
16 MF   SWE Elina Lenir
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 MF   SWE Hannah Eriksson
18 MF   SWE Julia Ragnarsson
19 FW   CAN Taryn Ries
21 GK   SWE Caroline Forsgren
22 DF   SWE Anna Björklund
24 FW   USA Nicole Robertson
26 MF   ESP Rosita
27 DF   SWE Helén Eke
DF   PHI Cathrine Graversen
MF   USA Brooke Jenkins
MF   SWE Cassandra Larsson

Former playersEdit

For details of current and former players, see Category:IK Uppsala Fotboll players.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fredriksson, Emelie (5 November 2016). "Damlaget lämnar Sirius efter striderna" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  2. ^ Asahara, Makoto; Nilsson, Jonathan (27 October 2019). "IK Uppsala klart för damallsvenskan efter jätterysare" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  3. ^ Matthias Johansson (5 December 2022). "Eskilstuna United beviljas inte elitlicens" (in Swedish). SVT Södermanland. Retrieved 3 January 2023.
  4. ^ Rani Amir (2 January 2023). "Eskilstuna tvångsdegraderas" (in Swedish). SVT Sport. Retrieved 3 January 2023.
  5. ^ a b "Truppen". IK Uppsala Fotboll. Retrieved 3 August 2022.

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