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Brommapojkarna
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Full name Idrottsföreningen
Brommapojkarna
Nickname(s) BP
Founded 1942
Ground Grimsta IP,
Stockholm
(Capacity: 8,000)
Chairman Sweden Anders Eslander
Manager Sweden Kim Bergstrand
League Allsvenskan
2009 Allsvenskan, 12th
Home colours
Away colours

IF Brommapojkarna, also called BP, is a Swedish football club located in the borough of Bromma, in the western parts of Stockholm municipality. Brommapojkarna is the largest football club in Europe in terms of the number of active teams of all ages - in 2007 there were 247 teams and 3,000 players. The women's team plays in Division 2 Östra Svealand, the third tier. There is also a floorball division.

The club is famous for its youth academy, which has produced numerous of top-quality Swedish player throughout the years.

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History

The club was formed in 1942. They became affiliated with Manchester United after Bojan Djordjic was transferred to the Red Devils in 1999. However, it is now unclear whether they still are attached to the Old Trafford-based side.

The club was promoted to the Allsvenskan for the first time on 12 November 2006 after beating BK Häcken in the promotion-relegation play-offs.

On the 16th of November 2008 the team reached Allsvenskan for the second time after a 1-1 draw against Ljungskile SK.[1]. It guaranteed remain in Allsvenskan for 2010 season despite losing 3-0 to home match against IFK Göteborg in October 23, 2009.

Current squad

As of September 7, 2009.
No. Position Player
1 Sweden GK Benny Lekström
2 Sweden DF Jon Persson
3 Sweden DF Markus Karlsson
4 Sweden MF Mauricio Albornoz
5 Sweden DF Kim Odelius
6 Sweden DF Richard Henriksson
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Gabriel Petrović
8 Sweden FW Joakim Runnemo
9 Syria MF Imad Chhadeh
10 Sweden FW Mikael Nilsson
11 Sweden FW Olof Guterstam
12 Sweden MF Labinot Kelmendi
13 Sweden DF Tim Björkström
No. Position Player
14 Sweden DF Nabil Bahoui
16 Sweden DF Pär Asp
18 Sweden DF Mirko Albornoz
19 Sweden FW David Carlsson (footballer)
20 Sweden GK Kristoffer Nordfeldt
21 Sweden MF Andreas Eriksson
23 Sweden MF Dalil Benyahia
24 Sweden DF Ted Fontér
25 Sweden FW Pablo Piñones-Arce
26 Denmark MF Mikkel Jensen
-- Sweden MF Babis Stefanidis
-- Sweden DF Pontus Segerström

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

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