Norrby IF is a professional football club from Borås, Sweden. The club was founded on 27 April 1927 and currently competes in the Superettan.

Norrby IF
NorrbyIF logo.svg
Full nameNorrby Idrottsförening
Founded27 April 1927; 94 years ago (1927-04-27)
GroundBorås Arena
Capacity16,200[1]
ManagerMak Lind
LeagueSuperettan
2021Superettan, 4th
WebsiteClub website

BackgroundEdit

The club's best achievement was being promoted to Allsvenskan (top level of Swedish football), after winning the second division in 1955. In Allsvenskan the team only managed to win three games, and were relegated after just one season, and have never returned to top-level football.

Norrby IF's average attendance in the top division, established through the course of the sole 1956 season, is 9,971.

The club is affiliated to the Västergötlands Fotbollförbund.[2]

Season to seasonEdit

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1940-41 Tier 4 Division 4 ? 1st Promoted
1941–42 Tier 3 Division 3 Västsvenska Norra 8th
1942–43 Tier 3 Division 3 Västsvenska Norra 8th
1943–44 Tier 3 Division 3 Västsvenska Norra 6th
1944–45 Tier 3 Division 3 Västsvenska Norra 2nd
1945–46 Tier 3 Division 3 Västsvenska Norra 4th
1946–47 Tier 3 Division 3 Västsvenska Norra 1st Promotion Playoffs - Not Promoted
1947–48 Tier 3 Division 3 Västra 5th
1948–49 Tier 3 Division 3 Västra 2nd
1949–50 Tier 3 Division 3 Västra 1st Promoted
1950–51 Tier 2 Division 2 Sydvästra 6th
1951–52 Tier 2 Division 2 Sydvästra 3rd
1952–53 Tier 2 Division 2 Sydvästra 3rd
1953–54 Tier 2 Division 2 Götaland 3rd
1954–55 Tier 2 Division 2 Götaland 1st Promoted
1955–56 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 11th Relegated
1956–57 Tier 2 Division 2 Västra Götaland 4th
1957–58 Tier 2 Division 2 Västra Götaland 3rd
1959 Tier 2 Division 2 Västra Götaland 9th
1960 Tier 2 Division 2 Västra Götaland 3rd
1961 Tier 2 Division 2 Västra Götaland 4th
1962 Tier 2 Division 2 Västra Götaland 3rd
1963 Tier 2 Division 2 Västra Götaland 4th
1964 Tier 2 Division 2 Västra Götaland 10th Relegated
1965 Tier 3 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 4th
1966 Tier 3 Division 3 Nordvästra Götaland 5th
1967 Tier 3 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 1st Promoted
1968 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra Götaland 10th Relegated
1969 Tier 3 Division 3 Nordvästra Götaland 1st Promoted
1970 Tier 2 Division 2 Norra Götaland 10th Relegated
1971 Tier 3 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 4th
1972 Tier 3 Division 3 Nordvästra Götaland 3rd
1973 Tier 3 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 1st Promotion Playoffs - Not Promoted
1974 Tier 3 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 4th
1975 Tier 3 Division 3 Sydvästra Götaland 1st Promotion Playoffs - Promoted
1976 Tier 2 Division 2 Södra 5th
1977 Tier 2 Division 2 Södra 7th
1978 Tier 2 Division 2 Södra 2nd
1979 Tier 2 Division 2 Södra 12th Relegated
1980 Tier 3 Division 3 Mellersta Götaland 1st Promotion Playoffs - Not Promoted
1981 Tier 3 Division 3 Mellersta Götaland 1st Promotion Playoffs - Not Promoted
1982 Tier 3 Division 3 Mellersta Götaland 2nd
1983 Tier 3 Division 3 Mellersta Götaland 1st Promotion Playoffs - Promoted
1984 Tier 2 Division 2 Södra 7th
1985 Tier 2 Division 2 Södra 5th
1986 Tier 2 Division 2 Södra 14th Relegated
1987 Tier 3 Division 3 Västra 6th
1988 Tier 3 Division 3 Västra 11th
1989 Tier 3 Division 3 Västra 7th
1990 Tier 3 Division 3 Västra 6th
1991 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Götaland 2nd Spring - Promotion Playoff - Not Promoted
1991 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Götaland 5th Autumn
1992 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Götaland 2nd Spring - Promotion Playoff - Not Promoted
1992 Tier 3 Division 3 Östra Götaland 5th Autumn
1993 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 4th
1994 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
1995 Tier 2 Division 1 Södra 11th Relegated
1996 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 1st Promoted
1997 Tier 2 Division 1 Södra 10th
1998 Tier 2 Division 1 Södra 11th Relegated
1999 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 1st Promotion Playoffs
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 6th
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Götaland 6th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 11th Relegated
2003 Tier 4 Division 3 Mellersta Götaland 1st Promoted
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Östra Götaland 2nd
2005 Tier 3 Division 2 Mellersta Götaland 2nd Promoted
2006* Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 3rd
2007 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 10th
2008 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 13th Relegated
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Mellersta Götaland 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 9th
2011 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 8th
2012 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 13th Relegated
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Västra Götaland 1st Promoted
2014 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 6th
2015 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 10th
2016 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 2nd Promoted
2017 Tier 2 Superettan 10th
2018 Tier 2 Superettan 12th
2019 Tier 2 Superettan 9th
2020 Tier 2 Superettan 11th
2021 Tier 2 Superettan 4th

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

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 21 April 2021[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   SWE Hampus Falk
2 DF   SWE Abbas Mohamad (captain)
4 DF   SWE Fredrik Lundgren
5 DF   SWE Johan Brannefalk
6 MF   SWE Benjamin Arapovic
7 MF   SWE Rasmus Örqvist
8 MF   SWE Nicklas Savolainen (vice captain)
9 FW   SWE Melvin Andersson
10 MF   SWE Wilhelm Ärlig
11 DF   SWE Alen Krasnići
12 FW   SWE Max Olsson
No. Pos. Nation Player
13 FW   SWE Robin Strömberg
15 MF   SWE Nino Osmanagic
16 DF   SWE Alexander Salo
17 DF   SWE Viktor Bergh
18 MF   SWE Ivo Pekalski
19 MF   SWE Dino Cavalic
20 FW   GAM Bubacarr Jobe
21 MF   SWE Dijan Vukojević
24 MF   SWE Albin Gashi
31 GK   SWE Anton Cajtoft
MF   USA Luis Argudo

ManagementEdit

Technical staffEdit

As of 4 April 2018
Name Role
  Mak Lind Manager
  Korosh Hatami Head coach
  Fredrik Berglund Assistant coach
  Christian Carlsson Goalkeeping coach

AttendancesEdit

In recent seasons Norrby IF have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 559 Div 2 Mellersta Götaland Tier 3
2006 336 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2007 286 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2008 295 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2009 381 Div 2 Mellersta Götaland Tier 4
2010 512 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2011 634 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2012 480 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2013 438 Div 2 Västra Götaland Tier 4
2014 398 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2015 415 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2016 722 Div 1 Södra Tier 3
2017 790 Superettan Tier 2
2018 657 Superettan Tier 2
2019 543 Superettan Tier 2
2020 0 Superettan Tier 2
2021 427 Superettan Tier 2

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [5]

AchievementsEdit

LeagueEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Om Borås Arena".
  2. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Västergötlands Fotbollförbund – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 13 January 2011.
  3. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta – Norrby IF". Archived from the original on 11 March 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Truppen" (in Swedish). Norrby IF.
  5. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 9 December 2010.

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