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Örgryte IS
Örgyte IS.png
Full name Örgryte Idrottsällskap
Nickname(s) Sällskapet (The Society)
Founded 1887
Ground Gamla Ullevi,
Gothenburg
(Capacity: 18,700)
Chairman Sweden Lars Ranäng
Manager Sweden Janne Andersson
League Superettan
2009 Allsvenskan, 15th (relegated)
Home colours
Away colours

Örgryte IS, also commonly referred to as ÖIS, is a Swedish football club based in Gothenburg. The club was founded on 4 December 1887 and participated in the first football match in Sweden on 22 May 1892. Örgryte IS has won 12 national championship titles and one national cup title. They are currently playing in the top Swedish league, Allsvenskan. Their home arena is Gamla Ullevi.

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Supporters

The name of the official supporter club is ÖIS Supporterklubb Balders Hage. There are also other groups of fans. The second largest supporter club is the Ultras-influenced Inferno Örgryte.

According to a recent survey, Örgryte IS is the second most popular team in Gothenburg, with 11% of the football fans supporting them. The other local teams with a notable following are IFK Göteborg, GAIS and BK Häcken.

Famous supporters of the club include Marcus and Peter Birro, Björn Afzelius and Leif Pagrotsky.

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Rivalries

The strongest rivalry is with IFK Göteborg, also from Gothenburg. The derbies between the two teams are often the games with the highest attendance in Swedish football; crowds of over 40000 fans are not uncommon. Therefore these games are nowadays played at Nya Ullevi. The other big rivalry is with GAIS.

Current squad

As of September 7, 2009.
Current manager Janne Andersson in 2008
No. Position Player
1 Sweden GK Peter Abrahamsson
2 Sweden DF Christofer Bengtsson
3 Sweden DF Johan Sjöberg (on loan from IF Elfsborg)
5 Sweden MF Markus Gustafsson
6 Sweden MF Alexander Mellqvist
7 Sweden MF Björn Anklev
8 Sweden MF Martin Dohlsten
9 Czech Republic MF Pavel Zavadil
11 Sweden FW Marcus Allbäck
12 Sweden GK David Stenman (on loan from IFK Göteborg)
14 Sweden DF Tommy von Brömsen
15 Sweden MF Niclas Elving
16 Brazil DF Alessandro Silva Perreira
17 Sweden DF Robin Jonsson
18 Brazil FW Álvaro Santos
No. Position Player
19 Sweden FW Markus Anderberg
20 Sweden MF Christian Lindström
21 Sweden MF Seif Kadhim
22 Costa Rica DF Roy Miller (on loan from Rosenborg)
23 Sweden DF Adam Eriksson
24 Sweden MF Sebastian Johansson (on loan from Halmstads BK)
25 Sweden FW Nicolas Sandberg
26 Sweden DF Dennis Jonsson
27 Sweden MF Jonathan Lindström
29 Sweden DF Danny Ervik
30 Sweden GK Bengt Andersson
40 Sweden MF Magnus Källander
44 Sweden DF David Leinar
FW Luka Mijaljevic

For recent transfers, see List of Swedish football transfers winter 2009–10.

Notable former players

Brazil Brazil
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
Sweden Sweden
United States United States

Achievements

  • Swedish Champions:
    • Winners (12): 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1913, 1985
  • Allsvenskan:
    • Winners (2): 1925–26, 1927–28
    • Runners-up (2): 1928–29, 1931–32
  • Allsvenskan play-off:
    • Winners (1): 1985
  • Svenska Serien:
    • Winners (4): 1910, 1911–12, 1920–21, 1923–24
    • Runners-up (3): 1912–13, 1913–14, 1916–17
  • Fyrkantserien:
    • Runners-up (2): 1918, 1919
  • Svenska Mästerskapet:
    • Winners (11): 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1913
    • Runners-up (5): 1897 (reserve team), 1900, 1901 (reserve team), 1912, 1915
  • Svenska Cupen:
    • Winners (1): 1999–2000
    • Runners-up (1): 1997–98
  • Corinthian Bowl:
    • Winners (7): 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1912, 1913
    • Runners-up (1): 1910
  • Svenska Fotbollspokalen:
    • Winners (2): 1903 I, 1903 II

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