Idrottsföreningen Brommapojkarna, more commonly known as Brommapojkarna (meaning the Bromma boys) or simply BP, is a Swedish football club located in the borough of Bromma, in the western parts of Stockholm municipality. Brommapojkarna is the largest football club in Europe in terms of the number of active teams of all ages – in 2007 there were 247 teams and 3,000 players. The women's team plays in Elitettan, the Second tier. There is also a floorball department.
|Full name||Idrottsföreningen Brommapojkarna|
|Founded||13 April 1942|
|Ground||Grimsta IP, Stockholm|
|Head coach||Kjell Jonevret|
|League||Division 1 Norra|
|2019||Superettan, 15th |
The club is famous for its youth academy, which has produced numerous top-quality Swedish players throughout the years. The club is affiliated to the Stockholms Fotbollförbund.
They became affiliated with Manchester United after Bojan Djordjic was transferred to the Red Devils in 1999. However, this deal has since expired as Bromma believed it would weaken talks with other Premiership clubs. The club now has a similar affiliation with local United rivals Manchester City, where former Bromma youth, and Sweden International John Guidetti marked his trade, until his transfer to La Liga club Celta Vigo in 2015.
The club was promoted to the Allsvenskan for the first time on 12 November 2006 after beating BK Häcken in the promotion-relegation play-offs. On 16 November 2008, the team reached Allsvenskan for the second time after a 1–1 draw against Ljungskile SK. It guaranteed remain in Allsvenskan for 2010 season despite losing 3–0 to home match against IFK Göteborg on October 23, 2009. In 2010, Bromma came in last and were relegated to Superettan, where they played in 2011 and 2012. In 2012 they finished 2nd in Superettan and were promoted to Allsvenskan for the third time.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|Year of induction|
|2014–15||UEFA Europa League||1Q||2–0||1–2||3–2|
- 1Q: First qualifying round
- 2Q: Second qualifying round
- 3Q: Third qualifying round
Season to season
In recent seasons IF Brommapojkarna have had the following average attendances:
- Division 2 Östra Svealand:
- Winners (3): 1998, 2000, 2001
Gösta Sandberg (1959–61) Henry Carlsson (1969–71) Gösta Sandberg (1972–78) Tommy Söderberg (1982–85) Thomas Lyth (1986-89) Erik Hamrén (1990–91) Dan Sundblad (1991-93) Bo Petersson (1994) Kjell Jonevret (1995) Thomas Lyth (1995-97) Jari Pyykölä (1998–99) Dan Sundblad (1999) Benny Persson (2000-03) Anders Grönhagen (Jan 1, 2004 – Dec 31, 2004) Claes Eriksson (Jan 1, 2005 – Dec 31, 2007) Kim Bergstrand (2008–10) Roberth Björknesjö (Oct 1, 2010 – Nov 30, 2013) Stefan Billborn (Jan 1, 2014–15) Olof Mellberg (Nov 27, 2015;– Nov 21, 2017) Luís Berkemeier Pimenta (Dec 13, 2017–September 5, 2018) Roger Palmgren
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- "Celta Vigo sign John Guidetti on free transfer". Retrieved 2015-09-18.
- "BP tillbaka i allsvenskan"
- "Truppen" (in Swedish). IF Brommapojkarna. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
- "Hall of Fame" (in Swedish). IF Brommapojkarna. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
- "GAIS – Lagfacta – Västra Frölunda IF". Retrieved 07.09.2010. Check date values in:
- "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-11-16.
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