Today's Djurgårdens IF Fotboll Talking Points
Djurgårdens IF Fotbollsförening, commonly known as Djurgårdens IF, Djurgården Fotboll, Djurgården [²jʉːʳˌɡoːɖɛn], informally Djurgår'n [ˈjʉːʳɡɔɳ] and (especially locally) Dif or DIF, is the association football department of Djurgårdens IF and is based at Tele2 Arena in the Johanneshov district of Stockholm.
Fans of the club, called djurgårdare, are found all over Stockholm and Sweden. However, the Östermalm district of Stockholm City Centre, where Djurgården's former home ground Stadion is situated, is considered the club's heartland.
Formed in 1891 and playing in the first Swedish tier, Allsvenskan, the club has won the league eleven times and the cup four times. The league titles have been won during three eras. The first period was the 1910s, when they won four league titles. The second era occurred in the 1950s and 60s, when Djurgården also won the league four times. The most recent era was the first half of the 00s when they won both the league and the cup three times.
Djurgården is affiliated to the Stockholms Fotbollförbund.Close