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Djurg%C3%A5rdens IF Fotboll Women

Djurgårdens IF
Djurgårdens IF logo.svg
Full nameDjurgården Idrottsförening Fotbollsförening
Nickname(s)Blåränderna (The Blue Stripes)
Järnkaminerna (The Iron Stoves)
Short nameDIF
Founded2003; 17 years ago (2003) as 'Djurgården/Älvsjö'
GroundStockholm Olympic Stadium, Stockholm
Capacity14,417
ChairmanLars-Erik Sjöberg
ManagerJoel Riddez
LeagueDamallsvenskan
201910th
WebsiteClub website

Djurgårdens IF (formerly Djurgården/Älvsjö (2003-2007)) is a football club from Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. The team play their home games on Stockholm Olympic Stadium[1] The team colours are white and blue. The club is affiliated to the Stockholms Fotbollförbund.[2]

History

Start

During the 1960s, a women's team representing Djurgårdens IF under the lead of Gösta Sandberg met Öxabäcks IF and won 2-1.[3] In 1984 the team was promoted to Damallsvenskan for the first time.[3]

In 1988, Djurgården reached Damallsvenskan for the first time by finishing first in Division 1 Norra.[4] In the 1989 season, Djurgården finished fourth in Damallsvenskan and played play-off semifinals, which they lost on away goals (1-1) to Jitex BK.[4]

After finishing second in the 1991 Damallsvenskan, Djurgården lost again to Jitex BK in the semi-finals of the play-off.[5] The season after, Djurgården got relegated after finishing 11th in Damallsvenskan.[5] Djurgården again won promotion to Damallsvenskan in the 1996 season.[5]

Djurgården/Älvsjö merger

In 2003, Djurgårdens IF and five-time Swedish champions Älvsjö AIK merged to form Djurgården/Älvsjö, where Djurgården owned 51 percent and Älvsjö AIK 49 percent.[6] The new team consisted of a mix of Djurgården and Älvsjö players, including Swedish footballers Victoria Svensson, Elin Flyborg, Linda Fagerström, Ulrika Björn, and Jane Törnqvist and coached by Thomas Dennerby.[7]

Djurgården/Älvsjö won Damallsvenskan in their first year with a team consisting of Jill Buchwald, Katarina Wicksell, Jane Törnqvist, Therese Brogårde, Jenny Curtsdotter, Helene Nordin, Helen Fagerström, Nadja Gyllander, Sara Thunebro, Josefine Christensen, Ann-Marie Norlin, Malin Nykvist, Linda Fagerström, Tina Kindvall, Jennie Jonsson, Annica Svensson, Linda Nöjd, Victoria Svensson, Elin Flyborg, Sara Johansson, Ulrika Björn, and Jessica Landström.[8]

Djurgården/Älvsjö won Damallsvenskan again in 2004.[9] The team consisted of Maja Åström, Jill Buchwald, Katarina Wicksell, Jane Törnqvist, Therese Brogårde, Jenny Curtsdotter, Helen Fagerström, Nadja Gyllander, Sara Thunebro, Kristin Bengtsson, Emma Liljegren, Ann-Marie Norlin, Malin Nykvist, Linda Fagerström, Jennie Jonsson, Anna Hall, Annica Svensson, Ingrid Bohlin, Marijke Callebaut, Victoria Svensson, Sara Johansson, Venus James, and Jessica Landström.[8]

During the 2004-05 season, the team were runners up in the UEFA Women's Cup after having lost the final against 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam[10]

From the 2007 season, the team competed as Djurgårdens IF.[3] In 2007, the team signed German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer to replace their retiring keeper Bente Nordby.[11]

Elitettan (2012-15)

In the 2012 Damallsvenskan season, Djurgården finished eleventh and was relegated to Elitettan.[12] In the late 2013, Djurgårdens IF Dam joined the men's football department of Djurgårdens IF Fotboll form having been their own department.[13]

In October 2015, Djurgårdens IF secured a promotion place to the 2016 Damallsvenskan.[14]

Stadium

Djurgårdens IF play their home games on Stockholm Olympic Stadium.[1] They have also played their matches as Hjorthagens IP, Älvsjö IP, Kristinebergs IP and Östermalms IP.

Current squad

As of 27 June 2020

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

Former Players

Managers

Anders Johansson managed Djurgården in the 2008 and 2009 seasons.

Honours

Djurgården/Älvsjö at UEFA-Women's Cup Final 2005 in Potsdam, Germany

Domestic

League

Cup

  • Svenska Cupen:
    • Champions (3): 1999-2000, 2004, 2005
    • Runner-up (3): 1998-99, 2001, 2010

European

Record in UEFA competitions

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Djurgården Stockholm's goal tally first.

Competition Round Club Away Home Aggregate
2004-2005 Second qualifying round Greece Aegina - 5-0 -
Spain Athletic Bilbao - 3-2 -
England Arsenal - 0-1 -
Quarter-final Sweden Umeå 1-0 2-1 a 3-1
Semi-final England Arsenal 1-0 1-1 a 2-1
Final Germany Turbine Potsdam 1-3 0-2 a 1-5
2005-2006 Second qualifying round Iceland Valur Reykjavík - 2-1 -
Kazakhstan Alma Almaty - 3-0 -
Serbia Ma?inac Ni? - 7-0 -
Quarter-final Czech Republic Sparta Prague 2-0 a 0-0 2-0
Semi-final Germany Turbine Potsdam 3-2 a 2-5 5-7

a First leg.

Records

  • Highest attendance: 6,068 vs. Umeå IK (2003)

References

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 February 2015. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar - Stockholms Fotbollförbund - Svenskfotboll.se". Archived from the original on 7 December 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ a b c "DIF damfotbolls historia". difdam.se.
  4. ^ a b "Tabeller 1989 - 1985 - Djurgårdens IF DFF - Fotboll - IdrottOnline Klubb". Djurgårdens IF - Fotboll.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b c "Tabeller 1999 - 1990 - Djurgårdens IF DFF - Fotboll - IdrottOnline Klubb". Djurgårdens IF - Fotboll. Archived from the original on 12 February 2015.
  6. ^ "En omställning som bara Umeå IK har klarat". En blogg om internationell damfotboll.
  7. ^ "Drömmen om ett starkt lag". DN.SE.
  8. ^ a b http://www.difarkivet.se/dif_sm_guld_seniorer.pdf
  9. ^ "Andra raka guldet för Djurgården/Älvsjö". Aftonbladet.
  10. ^ "Potsdam restore German pride". UEFA.com. 1 July 2006.
  11. ^ "UEFA Women's Champions League". UEFA.com.
  12. ^ "Tyresö vann - Djurgården och AIK ute". unt.se.
  13. ^ "DIF:s damer går ihop med herrarna". stockholmdirekt.se. 29 November 2013.
  14. ^ "Djurgården uppflyttat - kan bli ensamt Stockholmslag i damallsvenskan".
  15. ^ Sveriges Radio. "Damfotboll: tränare utsedd för sammanslaget lag". sverigesradio.se.
  16. ^ a b "Söderman tar över Djurgården/Älvsjö". Expressen.
  17. ^ a b "Benny Persson till Djurgården/Älvsjö". DN.SE. 12 June 2005.
  18. ^ "Ny tränare för Djurgårdens damer". svt.se. 12 October 2007.
  19. ^ "Hammarbys och Djurgårdens fotbollsdamer får nya tränare". SvD.se.
  20. ^ "Djurgåfrden tror påf sina talanger". Tipselit. Archived from the original on 16 April 2015.
  21. ^ "Blir tränare i DIF". norrteljetidning.se. 30 October 2012.
  22. ^ "DIF Fotboll - Stark försäsong av damernas A-lag". dif.se. Archived from the original on 16 April 2015.
  23. ^ "I år ska Elin Nilsson och Djurgården ta klivet till allsvenskan". norrteljetidning.se. 11 April 2015.
  24. ^ "Yvonne Ekroth är ny tränare för Djurgården".
  25. ^ http://www.aftonbladet.se/sportbladet/fotboll/a/K49G7/joel-riddez-ny-tranare-for-djurgarden

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