AIK Women – Breeding Ground For Success

by Ben Gilby AIK (pronounced “Orr-Ear-Kor”) are based in Solna, a city around seven miles outside of Stockholm. Their men’s side were formed back in 1891 and play home matches at the National Stadium (firstly the Rasunda, now Friends Arena). The women’s side, AIK Fotboll Dam presently play in the Elitettan, the second tier ofContinue reading “AIK Women – Breeding Ground For Success”

Exceptional Älvsjö: The Background to the Unlikliest of Champions

by Ben Gilby In this two part feature, Impetus editor Ben Gilby tells the story of women’s football club from one of the tiniest towns imaginable, and how they became Swedish and European heavyweights. The opening piece sets the scene on the town and what the team achieved. When it comes to women’s football teamsContinue reading “Exceptional Älvsjö: The Background to the Unlikliest of Champions”