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Örgryte IS

Örgryte IS is a football (soccer) club from Sweden.

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About Örgryte IS

Örgryte IS, also commonly referred to as ÖIS, is a Swedish Football (soccer) based in Gothenburg.

History


The club was founded on 4 December 1887 and participated in the first football match in Sweden on 22 May 1892. Örgryte IS has won 12 national championship titles and one national cup title. After have economical problems Örgryte Fotboll AB went in bancruptcy in February 2011. The upshot of the bancruptcy was that Örgryte was relegated to the third Swedish division, Division 1 Södra. Their home arena is Gamla Ullevi (2008). The club is affiliated to the Göteborgs Fotbollförbund.

Supporters

The name of the official supporter club is ÖIS Supporterklubb Balders Hage. There are also other groups of fans. The second largest supporter club is the Ultras-influenced Inferno Örgryte.

According to a recent survey, Örgryte IS is the second most popular team in Gothenburg, with 11% of the football fans supporting them. The other local teams with a notable following are IFK Göteborg, GAIS and BK Häcken.

Famous supporters of the club include Marcus Birro and Peter Birro, Björn Afzelius and Leif Pagrotsky.

Rivalries

The strongest rivalry is with IFK Göteborg, also from Gothenburg. The derbies between the two teams are often the games with the highest attendance in Swedish football; crowds of over 40000 fans are not uncommon. Therefore these games are nowadays played at Nya Ullevi. The other big rivalry is with GAIS.

For season transfers, see either List of Swedish football transfers summer 2010 or List of Swedish football transfers winter 2010–2011.

Notable former players



Brazil
- Afonso Alves
- Aílton José Almeida
- Paulinho Guará
- Álvaro Santos

Northern Ireland
- Sammy McIlroy

Sweden
- Sören Börjesson
- Marcus Allbäck
- Gunnar Gren
- Markus Johannesson
- Örjan Persson
- Sven Rydell
- Agne Simonsson
- Ola Toivonen
- Bengt Andersson (footballer)

United States
- Hugo Pérez (soccer)

Achievements

- Swedish football champions
- - Winners (12): 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1913, 1985

League

- Allsvenskan:
- - Winners (2): 1925–1926, 1927–1928
- - Runners-up (2): 1928–1929, 1931–1932
- Svenska Serien:
- - Winners (4): 1910, 1911–1912, 1920–1921, 1923–1924
- - Runners-up (3): 1912–1913, 1913–1914, 1916–1917
- Superettan:
- - Winners (1): 2008
- Division 1 Södra:
- - Winners (1): 1994
- Division 1 Västra:
- - Runners-up (1): 1991
- Fyrkantserien:
- - Runners-up (2): 1918, 1919

Cups

- Svenska Cupen:
- - Winners (1): 1999–2000
- - Runners-up (1): 1997–1998
- Svenska Mästerskapet:
- - Winners (11): 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1913
- - Runners-up (5): 1897 (reserve team), 1900, 1901 (reserve team), 1912, 1915
- Allsvenskan play-offs:
- - Winners (1): 1985
- Corinthian Bowl:
- - Winners (7): 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1912, 1913
- - Runners-up (1): 1910
- Svenska Fotbollspokalen:
- - Winners (2): 1903 I, 1903 II

Footnotes




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