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IFK Norrköping
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Full name Idrottsföreningen
Kamraterna Norrköping
Nickname(s) Peking (Beijing)
Snoka
Founded 1897
Ground Idrottsparken,
Norrköping
(Capacity: 19,414)
Chairman Peter Hunt
Coach Göran Bergort
League Superettan
2008 Allsvenskan, 16th (relegated)
Home colours
Away colours

IFK Norrköping is a Swedish football club based in Norrköping. The club, formed on 29 May 1897, is currently playing in the second tier of Swedish football, Superettan. The most successful period of the club was in the 1940s under the Hungarian coach Lajos Czeizler (1942-1948).

Norrköping dominated Swedish football in the post war era and won the first division 11 times in 20 glorious years culminating in the league triumph of 1963. It took the club another 26 years before adding championship title number 12 to the trophy cabinet.

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Current squad

As of 9 December 2009: Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Sweden GK David Nilsson
2 Sweden DF Anders Whass
3 Sweden MF Erik Jansson
6 Sweden MF Patrik Jönsson
8 Sweden DF Kristoffer Arvhage
9 Moldova DF Petru Racu
10 Sweden MF Viktor Rönneklev
11 Malawi FW Russel Mwafulirwa
12 Sweden FW Andreas Hadenius
13 Norway MF Eirik Dybendal
14 Brazil MF Daniel Bamberg
15 Sweden DF Armando Ibraković
No.   Position Player
16 Sweden MF Magnus Samuelsson
17 Iceland DF Gunnar Þor Gunnarsson
19 Sweden FW Imad Khalili
20 Sweden MF Christopher Telo
21 Sweden DF Oliver Lönn
22 Sweden MF Armin Tanković
23 Sweden MF Riki Cakic
26 Sweden FW Andreas Haglund
40 Sweden GK Anton Fagerström
77 Sweden FW Sebastian Francisco
TBA Kosovo FW Shpetim Hasani
TBA Sweden GK Niklas Westberg

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

Retired numbers

18Iceland Stefán Þórðarson, striker, 2004–2007 and 2009

Winners of Guldbollen (eng. the Golden Ball)

Other noted players

League top scorers

Allsvenskan (Division I 1924/1925-1986)

Superettan (Division II 1924/25-1986 and Division I 1986-2000)

Achievements

  • Swedish Champions:
    • Winners (12): 1942–43, 1944–45, 1945–46, 1946–47, 1947–48, 1951–52, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1989
  • Allsvenskan:
    • Winners (12): 1942–43, 1944–45, 1945–46, 1946–47, 1947–48, 1951–52, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1992
    • Runners-up (9): 1952–53, 1957–58, 1959, 1961, 1966, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1993
  • Allsvenskan play-off:
    • Winners (1): 1989
    • Runners-up (2): 1984, 1990
  • Svenska Cupen:
    • Winners (6): 1943, 1945, 1968–69, 1987–88, 1990–91, 1993–94
    • Runners-up (4): 1944, 1953, 1967, 1971–72

IFK in the European cups

Season Competition Round Country Club Result Spectators (Home in bold style) IFKs goalscorers
1956-57 European cup Round of 16 Italy AC Fiorentina 1-1, 0-1 6351, 4000(Played in Rome) Harry Bild ;
1957-58 European cup Round of 16 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 2-2, 1-2 10.893, 20.000 Olle Håkansson, Henry "Putte" Källgren ; Lennart Backman
1962-63 European cup Qualification Albania Partizani Tirana 2-0, 1-1 12.271, 18.000 Harry Bild, Åke Rosander ; Ove Kindvall
Round of 16 Portugal S.L. Benfica 1-1, 5-1 24.205, 50.000 Bill Björklund ; Bill Björklund
1963-64 European cup Qualification Belgium Standard Liége 0-1, 2-0 33.000, 15.030 - ; Ove Kindvall, Örjan Martinsson
Round of 16 Italy AC Milan 1-1, 2-5 15.486, 15.000 Björn Nordqvist ; Örjan Martinsson, Own goal
1968-69 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First Round Northern Ireland Crusaders F.C. 4-1, 2-2
Second Round Norway FC Lyn 3-2, 0-2
1969-70 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First Round Malta Sliema Wanderers F.C. 5-1, 0-1
Second Round Germany Schalke 04 0-0, 0-1
1972-73 Uefa cup First Round Romania Flamura Roşie Arad 2-0, 2-1
Second Round Italy FC Internazionale 0-2, 2-2
1978-79 Uefa cup First Round Scotland Hibernian 0-0, 2-3
1982-83 Uefa cup First Round England Southampton 0-0, 2-2
Second Round Italy A.S. Roma 1-0, 0-1 (2-4 after penalties)
1988-89 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First Round Italy UC Sampdoria 2-1, 0-2
1990-91 Uefa cup First Round Germany 1. FC Köln 0-0, 1-3
1991-92 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First Round Luxembourg Jeunesse Esch 4-0, 2-1
First Round Monaco AS Monaco 1-2, 0-1
1992-93 Uefa cup First Round Italy Torino FC 1-0, 0-3
1993-94 Uefa cup First Round Belgium KV Mechelen 0-1, 1-1 (in stoppage time)
1994-95 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Qualifications Czech Republic FK Viktoria Žižkov 3-3, 0-1
2000–01 Uefa cup Qualification Faroe Islands GÍ Gøta 2-1, 2-0
First Round Czech Republic FC Slovan Liberec 2-2, 1-2

Records

Åke "Bajdoff" Johansson, 321 games (1949-1965)
Henry "Putte" Källgren, 126 goals (1951-1960)
  • Most spectators:
32 234 against Malmö FF, 7th june 1956
11-1 against Djurgårdens IF, 14th october 1945.
0 - 11 against Örgryte IS, 6th april 1928 and Helsingborgs IF, 22nd september 1929
  • Most expensive player:
Forward Kevin Amuneke, from CSKA Sofia (Bulgaria) for approximately 3 million SEK, 2007.
  • Most expensive sale:
Midfielder/Forward Tomas Brolin, to Parma AC (Italy) for approximately 11 million SEK, 1990.

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