IFK – the pride of Malmo

31 May

Don’t stress yourself too much about getting a match ticket for IFK Malmo. Their average crowd of around 100 can fit quite comfortably into the Malmo Stadion – capacity 27,500. They’re a club who subscribe to the old ‘fallen on hard times’ chestnut. As they’ve plummeted down the divisions, nearly everyone has given up on them. That is, aside from a few nutters. Hi ya!

With Sweden having failed to qualify for the World Cup, football wasn’t uppermost in the thoughts of the people of Malmo again for this game – in the fifth level of Swedish football. Talking of the World Cup though, IFK do have quite a claim to fame in that department. In 1958 (stick with this one – Ed), Germany played Argentina in Malmo. Germany’s kit clashed with Argentina’s but they refused to change it (typical Germans eh Fergie!) and therefore Argentina had to play in a borrowed kit from – IFK Malmo. I bored everyone with that story over the weekend. Read more here


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