MFF Support

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MFF Support is the official fan club for Swedish football club Malmö FF. Founded on November 1, 1992, it has 2,195 members as of January 2014. [1] Based on the number of members it is one of largest fan clubs in Sweden. Since the founding of the fan club in the early 1990s the number of members has been rising until recently after the 2005 season. The current chairman is Thelma Ernst who has had the post since February 2017. [2]

Sweden constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.5 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.

Malmö FF association football club in Malmö, Sweden

Malmö Fotbollförening, commonly known as Malmö FF, Malmö, or MFF, is the most successful football club in Sweden in terms of trophies won. Formed in 1910 and affiliated with the Scania Football Association, Malmö FF are based at Malmö Stadion, Scania. The club have won the most Swedish championship titles, twenty, a record twenty-three league titles, and a record fourteen national cup titles.

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Current Board

As of 20 May 2017 [3]

Chairman: Thelma Ernst
Vice Chairman: Kaveh Hosseinpour
Board Members: Ola Larsson, Sebastian Olofsson, Danny Bernardo Hörlin, Gustav Rosengren, Johanna Nilsson
Deputy Directors: Åsa Wendin, Jenny Åberg

Chairmen

YearsName
1997–2004Peter Åhlander
2005–2006Jonas Rasmusson
2007–2009Tony Ernst
2009–2011Ola Solér
2011–2017Magnus Ericsson
2017–PresentThelma Ernst

History

MFF Support found itself in the limelight during a Royal League game in 2005, the first season of the Scandinavian Royal League Football Tournament. At this event, the Danish police allegedly attacked the members of the fan club without provocation at Parken, Copenhagen. MFF Support held the police officers accountable for this scandal, and this event made several headlines in Denmark back in 2005. 2008 the officers were convicted for misconduct in Danish court.

Parken Stadium football stadium in Denmark

Parken Stadium, known for sponsorship reasons as Telia Parken, is a football stadium in the Indre Østerbro district of Copenhagen, Denmark, built from 1990–1992. The stadium, which features a retractable roof, currently has a capacity of 38,065 for football games, and is the home ground of FC Copenhagen and the Denmark national football team. The capacity for concerts exceeds the capacity for matches – the stadium can hold as many as 50,000 people with an end-stage setup and 55,000 with a center-stage setup.

Copenhagen Capital of Denmark

Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. As of July 2018, the city has a population of 777,218. It forms the core of the wider urban area of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen metropolitan area. Copenhagen is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; another small portion of the city is located on Amager, and is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road.

Footnotes

  1. "MFF-Familjen - MFF Support". MFF Familjen (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 7 February 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  2. "Föddes in i klubben – nu tar hon över som ordförande i MFF Support". sydsvenskan.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-05-20.
  3. "Styrelsen". MFF Support (in Swedish). Retrieved 20 May 2017.

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