Idrottsklubben Sleipner is a sports club in Norrköping, Sweden; the main sports are football and ten-pin bowling. It was founded in 1903, and named after the deity Odin's horse Sleipnir from Norse mythology. Currently, the club's senior men's team plays football in Division 2. They are mostly known for winning Allsvenskan in 1938, but have since been overshadowed by local rivals IFK Norrköping both locally and nationally. The club is affiliated to the Östergötlands Fotbollförbund. In the early 20th Century, the club also played bandy. also the record holders of most goalscorers in one game against Cuba in 1938 with 7 goals.
|Full name||Idrottsklubben Sleipner|
|League||Division 3 Nordöstra Götaland|
|2019||Division 3 Nordöstra Götaland, 8th|
- Swedish Champions[A]
- Winners (1): 1937–38
- Winners (1): 1937–38
- Runners-up (1): 1936–37
- Division 2 Östra:
- Winners (1): 1933-34
- Runners-up (1): 1943-44
- Division 3 Östra:
- Winners (1): 1952-53
- Runners-up (2): 1950-51, 1951-52
- Division 3 Nordöstra Götaland:
- Winners (3): 1961, 1967, 1978
- Division 4 Östergötland Östra:
- Winners (1): 1965
Season to season
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
In recent seasons IK Sleipner have had the following average attendances:
- A. ^ The title of "Swedish Champions" has been awarded to the winner of four different competitions over the years. Between 1896 and 1925 the title was awarded to the winner of Svenska Mästerskapet, a stand-alone cup tournament. No club were given the title between 1926 and 1930 even though the first-tier league Allsvenskan was played. In 1931 the title was reinstated and awarded to the winner of Allsvenskan. Between 1982 and 1990 a play-off in cup format was held at the end of the league season to decide the champions. After the play-off format in 1991 and 1992 the title was decided by the winner of Mästerskapsserien, an additional league after the end of Allsvenskan. Since the 1993 season the title has once again been awarded to the winner of Allsvenskan.
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- "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Östergötlands Fotbollförbund – Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-12.
- Eric Sköld (ed.): Boken om bandy, Uppsala: Bygd och Folk Förlag (1948), pp. 489f (in Swedish)
- "GAIS – Lagfacta – IK Sleipner". Retrieved 07.09.2010. Check date values in:
- "IK Sleipners trupp" (in Swedish). IK Sleipner. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
- "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-12-09.
- "Svenska mästare 1896–1925, 1931–". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2009-11-25.