Torns IF

Torns IF is a Swedish football club located in Stångby, an urban area in Lund Municipality in Skåne County.[1]

Torns IF
Torns IF logo.svg
Full nameTorns Idrottsförening
Founded1965
GroundTornvallen
Stångby
Lund
Sweden
ChairmanArman Momeni
CoachRichard Ringhov / Alexander Ekström / Robin Lindroos
LeagueDivision 1 Södra
2019Division 1 Södra, 12th

BackgroundEdit

Torns Idrottsförening was formed in 1965 and is based in Stångby, just north of the city of Lund.[2] Torns IF is an expanding club with football as its primary focus. Currently around 350 children and youths play football for the club, and they are primarily from Stångby, Vallkärra, and the northern parts of the city of Lund.[3]

Since 1983 the club has operated its own full-sized indoor hall and cafeteria, Tornhallen.[4] The Stångby Fair is arranged by Torns IF every autumn with arts and crafts exhibitors in Tornhallen.[5] For 30 years (1983-2012) Torns IF arranged the Torn indoor tournament for girls and boys from age 7 to seniors and veterans during weekends from October to February.[4]

The club celebrated 50 years in 2015 and a book covering the history of the club was written.[6]

Torns IF has participated mainly in the lower and middle divisions of the Swedish football league system. In the 2018 season the club plays in Division 1 Södra, which is at the third tier of Swedish football.[7] The home matches are played at Tornvallen, Stångby in Lund.[8]

Torns IF is affiliated to Skånes Fotbollförbund.[9]

Season to SeasonEdit

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
2020 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra
2019 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 12th
2018 Tier 3 Division 1 Södra 5th
2017 Tier 4 Division 2 Östra Götaland 1st Promoted
2016 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 3rd
2015 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 8th
2014 Tier 4 Division 2 Västra Götaland 3rd
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 3rd
2012 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 4th
2011 Tier 5 Division 3 Södra Götaland 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra 1st Promoted
2009 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Södra 4th
2008 Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Västra 4th
2007 Tier 7 Division 5 Skåne Mellersta 1st Promoted
2006* Tier 7 Division 5 Skåne Mellersta 8th
2005 Tier 6 Division 5 Skåne Mellersta 6th
2004 Tier 6 Division 5 Skåne Mellersta 6th
2003 Tier 7 Division 6 Skåne Mellersta 3rd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2002 Tier 8 Division 7 Skåne Sydvästra C 3rd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2001 Tier 8 Division 7 Skåne Mellersta B 5th
2000 Tier 7 Division 6 Skåne Mellersta 11th Relegated
1999 Tier 7 Division 6 Skåne Mellersta A 7th

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 2 and subsequent divisions dropping a level.
League tables since 2002 are available by choosing season on the webpage of the Swedish Football Association.[10]
Seasons until 2014 are described in the book Torns IF - 50 years.[6]

Current squadEdit

As of 15 July 2018[11]

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 Philip Mårtensson
2 DF   SWE Ruben Grönevik
3 DF   SWE Adam Olofsson
4 MF   SWE Omar Hamid
5 MF   SWE Mouhammed-Ali Dhaini
6 MF   SWE André Johansson
8 MF   SWE Adrian Podsiadly
9 MF   SWE Niclas Lundberg
10 MF   SWE Tobias Karlsson
11 DF   SWE Daniel Hidefält Thulin
No. Pos. Nation Player
12 FW   SWE Niklas Nilsson
14 MF   SWE Andreas Åkerlund
15 MF   SWE Oscar Ahlgren
16 MF   SWE Hugo Barsne
17 FW   SWE Christopher Musonda
18 DF   SWE Christopher Nilsson
19 FW   SWE Dino Mesic
20 DF   SWE Ludvig Bergman
21 FW   SWE Astrit Seljmani
22 GK   SWE Gustav Sjöberg

Notable playersEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Torns IF". Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  2. ^ "Torns IF – 50 years, pages 1-48" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  3. ^ "Torns IF – 50 years, pages 148-164" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  4. ^ a b "Torns IF – 50 years, pages 49-98" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  5. ^ "Stångbymässan". Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  6. ^ a b "Torns IF Club History". Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  7. ^ "Division 1 – Södra – 2018". Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  8. ^ "Tornvallen, Stångby – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  9. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Torns IF – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-23.
  10. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar 2017 - Torns IF — svenskfotboll.se". svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Truppen" (in Swedish). Torns IF. Retrieved 15 July 2018.

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