Vänersborgs IF

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The home ground Vänersvallen with the clubhouse at the right.
Vänersborgs IF
Full name Vänersborgs Idrottsförening
Ground Vänersvallen
Vänersborg
Sweden
League Division 2 Norra Götaland

Vänersborgs IF is a Swedish football club located in Vänersborg.[1] The club was founded in 1906. The current men's football team head coach is Frank Rosendahl.

Background[edit]

The club was founded in 1906. In the 1940s, it became the first team from Västergötland which made a national impact in bandy,[2] but has since given up this sport.

Vänersborgs IF currently (2017) plays in Division 2 Norra Götaland which is the fourth tier of Swedish football.[3] They play their home matches at Vänersvallen in Vänersborg; the football ground has a capacity of around 2000 people.[1]

The club is affiliated to Västergötlands Fotbollförbund.[4]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Vänersborgs IF". Retrieved 2013-06-01.
  2. ^ Eric Sköld (ed.): Boken om bandy, Uppsala: Bygd och Folk Förlag (1948), pp. 457f (in Swedish)
  3. ^ "Norra Götaland - Division 2 – Fotbollsserier 2017". Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  4. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar 2013 – Vänersborgs IF". Retrieved 2013-06-01.

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