Saturday 1st June 2013 ko 14.00
Division 3 Södra Norrland
HILLE IF 1 (Barku 45)
SÖDERHAMNS FF 0
Entry & Programme included in hop (50sek)
10 sek is roughly £1
From Storvik it was a 35 minute drive east and slightly north to Gävle, and the suburb of Hille, which again seemed to have an air of the country about the place. The coach party’s punctuality and Thomas’ driving expertise meant that there was time for a talk about the club from both manager and chairman. It proved to be extremely informative, with the club on the cusp of a major decision.
The city of Gävle is the traditional capital of Norrland. The name derives from the word gavel, meaning river banks in Old Swedish and referring to the Gavleån (Gävle River). The oldest settlement was called Gavle-ägarna, which means “Gavel-owners”. This name was shortened to Gavle, then Gefle, and finally Gävle.
In more recent times the city has become famous for a burning goat! Continue reading