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Djurgårdens IF Fotboll

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Djurgårdens IF
Full nameDjurgårdens Idrottsförening
GroundStockholms Stadion,
ChairmanPer Darnell
ManagerAndrée Jeglertz

Djurgårdens IF is a association football club in the town of Stockholm in Sweden.

The club has won the highest Swedish division Allsvenskan 11 times, 3 of those during the 21th centuary, making them the most successful club in Sweden during this period. The club also won the Swedish national championship in 1912, 1915, 1917, 1920,[1] 1954–1955, 1959, 1964, 1966, 2002, 2003 and 2005.[2]

The club, which was founded in 1891, started it's association football section in 1899. The team plays in darkblue and lightblue stripes. Since 1936 Stockholms Stadion has been the home stadium, but they have big plans to build a new arena with around 18000 seats. The current captain is Pa Dembo Touray and the deputy captain is Mattias Jonson. The manager of Djurgårdens IF is Lennart Wass and Carlos Banda.

During the 2013 season of the elite and professional Swedish league (Allsvenskan), Djurgården’s kit featured the logo of Djurgårdsandan.


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  1. "Svenska mästare i fotboll 1896-1925" (PDF) (in Swedish). Bolletinen. 2003. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  2. "Svenska mästare i fotboll 1931-2005 samt seriesegrare i Allsvenskan 1925-1930" (PDF) (in Swedish). Bolletinen. 2005. Retrieved 31 October 2015.

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