Degerfors IF
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Degerfors IF

Degerfors IF logo.svg
Full nameDegerfors Idrottsförening
Founded13 January 1907; 113 years ago (1907-01-13)
GroundStora Valla, Degerfors
ChairmanSuzanne Hellström
Head coachTobias Solberg & Andreas Holmberg
2019Superettan, 5th
WebsiteClub website
A chart showing the progress of Degerfors IF through the swedish football league system. The different shades of gray represent league divisions.
The Degerfors team celebrating a 2010 Superettan goal while wearing their traditional red and white home kit.

Degerfors IF is a Swedish football club located in Degerfors. The club, formed 13 January 1907, is currently playing in the second highest Swedish league, Superettan.


Degerfors IF first played in the Allsvenskan in 1939 making use of their new home ground at Stora Valla. Up until 1966 the club regularly appeared in the Allsvenskan but in recent decades they have played at the highest level for 5 seasons from 1993 to 1997. Their record attendance is 21,065 spectators when Degerfors IF played IFK Norrköping in 1963.

The club is affiliated to the Värmlands Fotbollförbund.[1]

Season to season

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 12th
1994 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 8th
1995 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 9th
1996 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 9th
1997 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 13th Relegated
1998 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 8th
1999 Tier 2 Division 1 Norra 9th Relegated
2000 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 4th
2001 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 4th
2002 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 3rd
2003 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 2nd
2004 Tier 3 Division 2 Västra Svealand 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 2 Superettan 13th
2006* Tier 2 Superettan 11th
2007 Tier 2 Superettan 8th
2008 Tier 2 Superettan 16th Relegated
2009 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 2 Superettan 10th
2011 Tier 2 Superettan 5th
2012 Tier 2 Superettan 12th
2013 Tier 2 Superettan 4th
2014 Tier 2 Superettan 7th
2015 Tier 2 Superettan 9th
2016 Tier 2 Superettan 12th
2017 Tier 2 Superettan 8th
2018 Tier 2 Superettan 7th
2019 Tier 2 Superettan 5th

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [2]


First-team squad

As of 23 August 2020[3][4]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Sweden SWE Ismael Diawara
2 DF Sweden SWE Gustav Granath
4 DF Sweden SWE Daniel Janevski
5 DF Sweden SWE Oliver Ekroth
6 MF Sweden SWE Jacob Ortmark
7 MF Sweden SWE Sebastian Ohlsson
8 FW Sweden SWE Ferhad Ayaz
9 MF Sweden SWE Johan Bertilsson
10 MF Sweden SWE Marcus Astvald
11 MF Sweden SWE Christos Gravius (on loan from AIK)
12 MF Sweden SWE Erik Lindell
14 FW Sweden SWE Villiam Dahlström
No. Pos. Nation Player
15 MF Sweden SWE Axel Lindahl
16 FW Sweden SWE Victor Edvardsen
18 MF Sweden SWE Erik Grandelius
19 MF Nigeria NGA Daniel Joel Okon
20 DF Sweden SWE Christoffer Wiktorsson (captain)
21 MF Sweden SWE Adam Carlén
22 DF Sweden SWE Tufve Östlund
23 MF Sweden SWE Emil Portén
24 FW Sweden SWE José Segura Bonilla
25 GK United States USA Jeffrey Gal
26 GK Sweden SWE Hugo Claesson

Out on loan

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

No. Pos. Nation Player

Retired numbers

12 - Fans of the club


Current technical staff

Position Staff
Manager Sweden Tobias Solberg & Andreas Holmberg
Technical Director Sweden Patrik Werner
Assistant Manager
Goalkeeping Coach Sweden Jonas De Abreu Skyllkvist
Team Manager Sweden Stig Ekman







  1. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar - Värmlands Fotbollförbund -". Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "GAIS - Lagfacta - Degerfors IF". Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 2010.
  3. ^ "A-lag" (in Swedish). Degerfors IF. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ Transfers 2016
  5. ^

External links

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