Ytterby IS

Ytterby IS is a Swedish football club based in Kungälv. The team rose to the third-class Division 1 at the end of the 2009.


Ytterby IS founded in 1947., The football team played for a long time unterklassig, arrive in the 1980s for the first time short -term stays in the Viertklassigkeit. After the renewed rise in the fourth league for season 1993, she quickly established itself in the front league area. At the end of the decade they played regularly for the promotion to the third division. Failed the club in 1998 as runner-up behind Skärhamns IK in the promotion round to Ljungby IF, he retired at the end of the following season as Season Winner Division 3 Nordvästra Götaland with only one defeat of the season in the third division.

As a newbie Ytterby IS occupied in the first season in the third division with five points off a promotion place behind Torslanda IK, Qviding FIF and local rivals IK Kongahälla fourth place. In the season 2001, the club returned with Ljungskile SK a duel for the ascent to the Superettan. For a better goal difference lacked as a table runner, a point is reached the ascent games to become second rate. Following the team was unable to repeat the success and slipped into the relegation battle. In 2003 was in the relegation against Lärje / Angereds IF the league, they had to descend into the Viertklassigkeit after five years on the third level of play at the end of the following season.

As relegated Ytterby IS victim of a league reform and after a fifth place was passed in the Fünftklassigkeit. After three years as a successful season winning the resurgence in the fourth league, with 18 wins followed in the 22 games of the season as champions of Division 2 Västra Götaland direct walkover into the third league. There, the team had no chance and rose as bottom-placed Västra Frölunda IF and together with Torslanda IK from the fourth league.