Djurgårdens I.F. facts for kids
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Djurgårdens IF is a association football club in the town of Stockholm in Sweden.
The club has won the highest Swedish division Allsvenskan 11 times, 3 of those during the 21th centuary, making them the most successful club in Sweden during this period. The club also won the Swedish national championship in 1912, 1915, 1917, 1920, 1954–1955, 1959, 1964, 1966, 2002, 2003 and 2005.
The club, which was founded in 1891, started it's association football section in 1899. The team plays in darkblue and lightblue stripes. Since 1936 Stockholms Stadion has been the home stadium, but they have big plans to build a new arena with around 18000 seats. The current captain is Pa Dembo Touray and the deputy captain is Mattias Jonson. The manager of Djurgårdens IF is Lennart Wass and Carlos Banda.
During the 2013 season of the elite and professional Swedish league (Allsvenskan), Djurgården’s kit featured the logo of Djurgårdsandan.
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Stockholm Olympic Stadium was the homeground of DIF's football team for many decades until the more modern Tele2 Arena was inaugurated in 2013. It is still (2018) the home ground for the women's team and DIF has offices in the Olympic Stadium.
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