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Malmö FF
Malmo FF
Full name Malmö Fotbollförening
Nickname(s) Di blåe (The Blues)
Himmelsblått (The Sky Blues)
Short name MFF
Founded 24th February 1910
Ground Swedbank Stadion
(Capacity: 24,000)
Chairman Håkan Jeppsson
Head Coach Flag of Denmark Allan Kuhn
Current League Allsvenskan 
2015 Allsvenskan, 5th
Website Club home page

Malmö Fotbollförening, also known simply as Malmö FF, Malmö, or (especially locally) MFF, is a Swedish professional football club based in Malmö. The club is the most successful in Sweden in terms of trophies won, and the only Nordic club to have reached the European Cup final. Formed on 24 February 1910, Malmö FF is affiliated with Skånes Fotbollförbund and the team play their home games at the Swedbank Stadion. The club colours, reflected in their crest and kit, are sky blue and white.

The club have won the most league titles of any Swedish club with twenty-one, a joint record eighteen Swedish championship titles and a record fourteen national cup titles. They were runners-up in the 1979 European Champions Cup final, which they lost 1–0 to English club Nottingham Forest. This made them the only Swedish football club, as of 2016, to have reached the final of the competition, for which the team were awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal. In more recent history the team qualified for two consecutive group stages of the Champions League in 2014 and 2015.

Malmö FF is an open member association and the annual general meeting is the highest policy-making body. The meeting approves the accounts and elects the chairman and board. Håkan Jeppsson is the current chairman, elected in 2010. Daily operations are run by a managing director who liaises with the chairman. With an equity of 450 million SEK (approximately €39.13 million) the club is the richest football club in Sweden as of 2016.

The club is currently playing in Allsvenskan, where the season lasts from April to November. Malmö FF are the leaders of the overall Allsvenskan table maratontabellen as of the end of the 2015 season. The club first won Allsvenskan in 1944. Malmö FF were most successful during the 1970s, when they won five Swedish championships and four Svenska Cupen titles. The main rivals of the club are Helsingborgs IF, IFK Göteborg and historically IFK Malmö. The club have also been featured in media, including the football documentaries Blådårar 1 and Blådårar 2.

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Malmö Fotbollförening - Managers

Wijk 1932 to 34 • Simon 1936 to 37 • Lundahl 1937 to 41 • Ahlberg 1942 to 44 • S. Nilsson 1944 • Wampetits 1945 • S. Nilsson 1945 to 46 • Konrád 1947 to 49 • S. Nilsson 1950 • Turner 1951 to 54 • Stroh 1955 to 58 • Sandell 1959 to 63 • Durán 1964 to 71 • Hult 1972 to 73 • Houghton 1974 to 80 • Blunt 1980 to 82 • Grip 1983 to 84 • Hodgson 1985 to 89 • Houghton 1990 to 92 • Jensen 1992 to 93 • Zetterlund 1994 to 96 • Thijssen 1997 to 98 • R. Andersson 1998 to 99 • M. Andersson 2000 to 01 • Prahl 2002 to 05 • Åkeby 2006 to 07 • R. Nilsson 2008 to 11 • Norling 2011 to 13 • Hareide 2014 to 15 • Kuhn 2016–

Allsvenskan 2015-16

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