Hammarby Fotboll (women)

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Hammarby Fotboll
Hammarby IF logo.svg
Full nameHammarby IF Fotbollförening [1]
Nickname(s)Bajen, Söderbönorna
Founded1970;51 years ago (1970), as Hammarby IF
1999;22 years ago (1999), as Hammarby IF Damfotbollsförening
2016;5 years ago (2016), as Hammarby IF Fotbollförening
Ground Hammarby IP,
Stockholm
Capacity3,700
ChairmanMattias Fri
Manager Pablo Piñones-Arce
League Damallsvenskan
2020 Elitettan, 2nd Increase2.svg
Website Club website

Hammarby IF Fotbollförening, commonly known as Hammarby IF, Hammarby Fotboll or simply Hammarby [1] (Swedish pronunciation:  [ˈhâmːarˌbyː] or, especially locally, [-ˌbʏ]), is a women's football club from Stockholm founded in 1970.

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Hammarby play their home games at Hammarby IP (also called Kanalplan) in the Södermalm district of Stockholm, and occasionally at Zinkensdamms IP and Tele2 Arena. [2]

Competing in Sweden's first tier, Damallsvenskan, Hammarby are placed fifth in the all-time Damallsvenskan table, and has won the Swedish championship once, in 1985.

The club's colours are green and white, which is reflected in its crest and kit.

Since 2016, the club has been affiliated with Hammarby Fotboll, a men's team in Allsvenskan, and is a member of the Stockholms Fotbollförbund through its parent club. [3]

History

Before a match with Alta IF in 2013 Hammarby IF DFF May 2013.jpg
Before a match with Älta IF in 2013

The club has gone through several reconstructions through the years. The original women's team was first founded in 1970 as a section under Hammarby IF. In 1999 the association was reorganized and all the underlying sections got separated into an umbrella organization. [4] The club Hammarby IF DFF was then founded, with the latter letters meaning damfotbollsförening. Before the start of the 2017 season, Hammarby IF DFF was merged with Hammarby Fotboll, which previously only included the men's division. [5] [6]

Hammarby Fotboll Dam however considers that their founding year is 1970, and not 1999 nor 2016.

Hammarby won the top tier Damallsvenskan in 1985 and two national cups in 1994 and 1995. [7] In 1994 it was also the championship's runner-up. Previously, the team had been the cup's runner-up in its first three editions (1981–83). [8]

The team declined from 2005 and in 2011 it was relegated to First Division for the first time. [9] Before its relegation it was one of only two teams (the other one being FC Rosengård) to have played all 24 editions of the Damallsvenskan to date since the competition's foundation in 1988.

In modern years, Hammarby has been a typical yo-yo club. They finished the 2014 Elitettan season in 2nd place & gained promotion back to the Damallsvenskan. However, they enjoyed a short stint in the top tier getting relegated in 2015. In 2016, the club once again gained a promotion from the second tier. [10]

Players

First-team squad

As of 4 February 2021 [11]

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

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Finland.svg  FIN Anna Tamminen
2 DF Flag of Finland.svg  FIN Eva Nyström
4 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Eden Lind
5 DF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Petronella Ekroth
6 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Fanny Hjelm-Rönnlund
7 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Hanna Lundkvist
8 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Ellen Gibson
9 FW Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Madelen Janogy
10 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Emma Jansson
11 FW Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Ellen Wangerheim
13 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Matilda Vinberg
14 FW Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Nina Jakobsson
15 DF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Elsa Karlsson
16 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Emilia Larsson
No.Pos.NationPlayer
17 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Hanna Folkesson
18 DF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Alice Carlsson (captain)
19 FW Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Frida Thörnqvist
20 GK Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Jonna Andersson
21 DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg  AUS Elise Kellond-Knight
22 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Jonna Ståhl
23 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR June Pedersen
24 GK Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Britta Elsert Gynning
25 DF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Ida Egegård
26 FW Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Ellika Holmberg
27 DF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Helén Eke
28 MF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Mercy Sabuni Söderling
29 FW Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Esme Faulds

Notable players

List criteria:

NameNationalityHammarby
career
Total
appearances [upper-alpha 1]
Total
goals [upper-alpha 1]
DiamantbollenHall of Fame
Kristin Bengtsson Sweden1988–1996
2008–2010
222371994
2004
Lilie Persson Sweden1983–1986
1989–1996
21828
Anneli Olsson Sweden1988–199618658
Pia Sundhage Sweden1986
1990–1996
129381981Yes
Salina Olsson Sweden2000–200511767
Ann Jansson Sweden1973–19849072Yes
Minna Heponiemi Sweden1997–20007665

Technical staff

As of 28 October 2020 [11]
PositionStaff
Manager Flag of Sweden.svg Pablo Piñones-Arce
Director of football Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Lager
Assistant manager Flag of Sweden.svg Ludvig Axelsson
Goalkeeper coach Flag of Sweden.svg Sofia Lundgren
Data analyst Flag of Spain.svg Fran Peralta
Team manager Flag of Sweden.svg John Fransson
Equipment manager Flag of Sweden.svg Lars Almström
Club doctor Flag of Sweden.svg Anna Marinko
Physios Flag of Sweden.svg Mikaela Johansson
Flag of Sweden.svg Jill Buskas

Results and attendances

In recent seasons Hammarby have had the following results and average attendances:

SeasonAverage AttendanceDivision / SectionLevelPosition
2003998DamallsvenskanTier 14
2004766DamallsvenskanTier 15
2005571DamallsvenskanTier 19
2006510DamallsvenskanTier 17
2007642DamallsvenskanTier 18
2008567DamallsvenskanTier 18
2009602DamallsvenskanTier 19
2010525DamallsvenskanTier 110
2011728DamallsvenskanTier 111
2012226NorrettanTier 26
2013309ElitettanTier 24
2014412ElitettanTier 22
2015805DamallsvenskanTier 111
2016402ElitettanTier 22
2017712DamallsvenskanTier 17
20181 383DamallsvenskanTier 111
20191 355ElitettanTier 23

* Attendances are provided in the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [14]

Honours

Domestic

League

Cups

  • Swedish Cup:
    • Champions (2): 1994, 1995
    • Runners-up (3): 1981, 1982, 1983

European

Futsal

Footnotes

  1. 1 2 Goals and appearances for Hammarby IF in Damallsvenskan.

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