IFK Goteborg is a Swedish football club based in the city of Gotherburg. They currently feature in the Swedish first division and are one of the biggest clubs of Sweden. They are the reigning champions of Sweden.
IFK were established at Café Olivedal on October 4,1904 and won their first national championships four years later in 1908. They continued winning titles and in the 1934-1935 season won the Allsvenskan for the first time in their history. But in the 1937-1938 season they were relegated but they bounced back immediately after one season.
IFK won the league again in the 1941-1942 season and continued impressing in domestic Swedish football but at times had to spent time outside the Swedish top flight. IFK reached the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup in 1981 and won the league in 1983 and 1984. They also won the UEFA Cup in 1982.
In 1986 IFK reached the semi-finals of the European Cup Winners’ Cup and won the UEFA Cup and the Swedish league again in 1987.
IFK won the league again in 2007 for the first time in 11 years.
IFK play their home matches at the Ullevi stadium that can entertain a crowd of 43,200. They bear the nicknames the Blue-whites, the Angels and the Comrades.
Some of the club’s major achievements include: -18 Swedish championships -4 Svenska Cupen -2 UEFA Cup