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Full name Östers Idrottsförening
Founded 1930
Ground Värendsvallen,
(Capacity: 15,000)
Chairman Sweden Curt Persson
Manager Sweden Andreas Ottosson
League Superettan
2009 Division 1 Södra 1st (Promoted)
Home colours
Away colours

Östers IF is a Swedish football club located in Växjö. The club, formed 20 April 1930 (as Östers Fotbollförening), is currently playing in the third Swedish league called Division 1 Södra. Öster is the most recent club to have won Allsvenskan as newcomers, which happened in 1968. In 2006, they were relegated from Allsvenskan after only one season. In 2007 they were relegated from the second highest division called Superettan. This is the first time in 51 years that Östers IF has played two divisions below Allsvenskan.


Current squad

As of 9 April 2009:

No. Position Player
1 Sweden GK Robin Malmqvist
2 Sweden DF Tobias Häll
3 Sweden DF Fredrik Bild
4 Sweden MF Enes Smajlovic
5 Sweden MF Danny Tadaris
6 Sweden DF Mario Vasilj
7 Sweden FW Niklas Moberg
8 Sweden MF Niclas Olausson
9 Sweden MF Freddy Borg
10 Sweden MF Fredrik Petersson
No. Position Player
11 Sweden MF Daniel Petersson
12 Sweden GK Rasmus Ryden
14 Argentina FW Tomas Petry
15 Sweden DF Patrik Bojent
17 Sweden FW Axel Johansson
18 Sweden DF Månz Karlsson
19 Sweden FW Matteo Blomqvist-Zampi
20 Sweden DF Stefan Karlsson
21 Sweden DF Elmin Nurkic
22 Sweden MF Alexander Henningsson
-- Iceland MF David Vidarsson

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



Current technical staff

Director of Football Sweden Fredrik Gustafson and Claes Hovhammar
Head Coach Sweden Andreas Ottosson
Assistant Coach Sweden Ludwig Ernstsson
Goalkeeping Coach Sweden Pål Lundin
Doctor Sweden Anders Willstedt

Notable players

Other Players


  • Allsvenskan:
    • Winners (4): 1968, 1978, 1980, 1981
    • Runners-up (3): 1973, 1975, 1992
  • Svenska Cupen:
    • Winners (1): 1977
    • Runners-up (4): 1974, 1982, 1985, 1991

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