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Östers IF

Östers IF is a football (soccer) club from Sweden.

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About Östers IF

Östers IF is a Swedish Football (soccer) located in Växjö. The club, formed 20 April 1930 (as Östers Fotbollförening), is currently playing in the second Swedish league called Superettan. In 1968, Öster won Allsvenskan as newcomers. The club is affiliated to the Smålands Fotbollförbund. In 1979, they participated in the 1979 Lunar New Year Cup.

On March 31st 2011, Öster broke ground on their upcoming new arena, Myresjöhus Arena, which will be inaugurated in August 2012. The arena will host four games of the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 tournament.

As of 7 March 2012



For season transfers, see List of Swedish football transfers winter 2011–2012.

Personnel

Current technical staff


Notable players

- Stig Svensson - founder of Östers IF
- Pål Lundin - Goalkeeper famous for his crazy saves and errors
- Teitur Thordarson
- Harry Bild
- Björn Andersson- Swedish international and youth coach in Bayern München
- Hans Eklund - Swedish international and a notorious striker
- Inge Ejderstedt - Swedish international
- Anders Linderoth - Swedish international
- Jan Mattsson- Swedish international and most goal in one season
- Thomas Ravelli - former Swedish international and Swedens most-capped player
- Andreas Ravelli - former Swedish international
- Pia Sundhage - Head coach of USA Womens National team
- Peter "Peppe" Svensson - most capped player in Östers IF
- Stig Svensson - founder of Östers IF
- Tommy Svensson - Swedish international and manager of national team 1991-97
- Paulo Figueiredo

Other Players

- Paul McLoughlin (1985–86)

Managers

- Vilmos Varszegi (1967-73)
- Bengt Gustavsson (1973-74)
- Gunnar Nordahl (1975-76)
- Lars Arnesson (1977-80)
- Bo Johansson (1980-82)
- Leif Widén (1982-85)
- Bo Johansson (1986-88)
- Peo Bild (1988-89)
- Hans Backe (1989-94)
- Nanne Bergstrand (1994-96)
- Andreas Ravelli (1997-98)
- Bo Axberg (1998)
- Jan Mattsson (1998-2001)
- Yevgeni Kuznetsov (footballer born 1961) (2002-03)
- Leif Widén (2003-04)
- Lars Jacobsson (2005-06)
- Giles Stille (2007)
- Yevgeni Kuznetsov (footballer born 1961) (2008-09)
- Andreas Ottosson (2009-10)
- Ludwig Ernstsson (July-September 2010)
- Hans Gren (September 2010-November 2010)
- Roar Hansen (Januar 2011-)

Achievements

- Swedish football champions
- - Winners (4): 1968, 1978, 1980, 1981

League

- Allsvenskan:
- - Winners (4): 1968, 1978, 1980, 1981
- - Runners-up (3): 1973, 1975, 1992
- Superettan:
- - Winners (1): 2002
- - Runners-up (1): 2005
- Division 1 Södra:
- - Winners (2): 1989, 2009
- - Runners-up (1): 2008

Cups

- Svenska Cupen:
- - Winners (1): 1977
- - Runners-up (4): 1974, 1982, 1985, 1991
- Allsvenskan play-offs:
- - Runners-up (1): 1983

Attendances

In recent seasons Östers IF have had the following average attendances:

- Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website.
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