Kvidinge IF is a Swedish football club located in Kvidinge situated in Åstorp Municipality, Skåne County.[1]

Kvidinge IF
Kvidinge IF.png
Full nameKvidinge Idrottsförening
Nickname(s)KIF
GroundKvidinge IP
Kvidinge
Sweden
ChairmanKrister Martinsson
Head CoachBobby Svensson
LeagueDivision 7 Skåne Nordvästra
2010Division 6 Skåne Nordvästra A, 12th (Relegated)

BackgroundEdit

Kvidinge Idrottsförening were formed on 13 June 1913 and from their inception to well into the 1930s specialised in athletics. Football was played only sporadically and it was not until 1931 that the club for the first time participated in a league.[2]

Since their formation Kvidinge IF football club has participated in the middle and lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club's first major football success was 1941–42 when the club won Skåneserien Division 2. It took until 1962 before any further success when they won the Skåneserien Division 6, a feat that was repeated again in 1967. In 1972 Kvidinge IF won the Division 5 and gained promotion to Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra.[3] The most successful period in the club's history followed reaching its peak in the 1980s when KIF played two seasons in Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland, then the third tier of Swedish football, in 1980 and 1986.

The club currently plays in Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra which is the ninth tier of Swedish football.[4] They play their home matches at the Kvidinge IP in Kvidinge.[5]

Kvidinge IF are affiliated to the Skånes Fotbollförbund.[6]

Season to seasonEdit

In their successful period in the 1970s and 1980s Kvidinge IF competed in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1973 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 10th
1974 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 8th
1975 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Mellersta 9th
1976 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 4th
1977 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 5th
1978 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 9th
1979 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 1st Promoted
1980 Tier 3 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 12th Relegated
1981 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 6th
1982 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 4th
1983 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 3rd
1984 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 3rd
1985 Tier 4 Division 4 Skåne Nordvästra 1st Promoted
1986 Tier 3 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 12th Relegated

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In recent seasons Kvidinge IF have competed in the following divisions:

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1999 Tier 7 Division 6 Skåne Nordvästra A 2nd Promoted
2000 Tier 6 Division 5 Skåne Nordvästra 12th Relegated
2001 Tier 7 Division 6 Skåne Nordvästra B 12th Relegated
2002 Tier 8 Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra B 8th
2003 Tier 8 Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra B 3rd Promotion Playoffs
2004 Tier 8 Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra A 10th
2005 Tier 8 Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra A 7th
2006* Tier 9 Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra A 7th
2007 Tier 9 Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra A 9th
2008 Tier 9 Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra B 3rd Promotion Playoffs
2009 Tier 8 Division 6 Skåne Nordvästra 10th Relegation Playoffs
2010 Tier 8 Division 6 Skåne Nordvästra A 12th Relegated
2011 Tier 9 Division 7 Skåne Nordvästra

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [9][10][11]

AttendancesEdit

KIF's record attendance at Kvidinge idrottsplats was in 1977 when 4,610 people attended the home match with Malmö FF in the Svenska Cupen.

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Kvidinge IF – Fotboll Klubb". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  2. ^ "Kvidinge IF – Om klubben". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  3. ^ "Kvidinge IF – Om klubben". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  4. ^ "Tabell och resultat – Div 7 Skåne Nordvästra, herrar – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  5. ^ "Tabell och resultat – HA Div.6 Nordvästra A – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  6. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Kvidinge IF – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  7. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – Kvidinge IF". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  8. ^ "Sweden Final Tables – Clas Glenning". Archived from the original on 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  9. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – Kvidinge IF". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  10. ^ "Kvidinge I – Fotboll – everysport.com". Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  11. ^ "Sweden Final Tables – Clas Glenning". Archived from the original on 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2011-01-07.

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