1959 Norwegian Football Cup

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1959 Norwegian Football Cup
Country Norway Norway
Champions Viking (5th title)
Runners-up Sandefjord

The 1959 Norwegian Football Cup was the 54th season of the Norwegian annual knockout football tournament. The tournament was open for all members of NFF, except those from Northern Norway. Skeid was the defending champions, but was eliminated by the second tier team Nessegutten in the fourth round.

The final was played at Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo on 25 October 1959, and was contested by Viking, which had won the cup once in 1953, and Sandefjord who played their second cup final, having lost the final in 1957. Viking won 2-1 after extra time against Sandefjord in the final, and secured their second title.

Third round[edit]

August 9:

  • Selbak - Sandefjord 0-0 (extra time)
  • Fredrikstad - Nessegutten 1-3
  • Sandaker - Årstad 3-0
  • Skeid - Steinkjer 7-2
  • Lillestrøm - Kvik (Trondheim) 5-2
  • Kapp - Lyn 3-2
  • Eik - Gjøvik/Lyn 1-4
  • Larvik Turn - Fremad 5-0
  • Pors - Strømmen 2-1 (extra time)
  • Start - Frigg 0-1
  • Bryne - Odd 3-3 (extra time)
  • Jarl - Brann 2-5
  • Djerv - Viking 0-2
  • Hødd - Greåker 1-3
  • Kristiansund - Asker 0-1
  • Rosenborg - Raufoss 1-0

Rematch

August 12:

  • Sandefjord - Selbak 2-1
  • Odd - Bryne 5-0

Fourth round[edit]

August 30:

  • Greåker - Rosenborg 1-0
  • Frigg - Lillestrøm 3-2 (extra time)
  • Asker - Larvik Turn 0-3
  • Gjøvik/Lyn - Sandefjord 0-1
  • Odd - Kapp 3–0
  • Viking - Pors 1-0
  • Brann - Sandaker 2-2 (extra time)
  • Nessegutten - Skeid 1-0

Rematch

  • Sandaker - Brann 0-2

Quarterfinal[edit]

September 20:

  • Viking - Nessegutten 1-1 (extra time)
  • Brann - Greåker 0-3
  • Sandefjord - Larvik Turn 3-1
  • Odd - Frigg 2-1

Rematch

September 27:

  • Nessegutten - Viking 0-4

Semifinal[edit]

October 4:

  • Viking - Odd 4-0
  • Greåker - Sandefjord 0-2

Final[edit]

25 October 1959
Viking 2–1 (a.e.t.) Sandefjord
Bjørnsen Goal 16'
Hult Goal 97'
Kristiansen Goal 30'
Ullevaal Stadium, Oslo
Attendance: 28,195
Referee: Trygve Dahlgren, Urædd
Viking:
Sverre Andersen
Otto Hermansen
Leif Nicolaisen
Kåre Bjørnsen
Edgar Falch
Sigurd Wold
Rolf Bjørnsen
Olav Nilsen
Åsbjørn Skjærpe
Gustav Hult
Hans Andersen
Sandefjord:
Per Einan
Kjell Østby
Yngve Karlsen
Ernst Norli
Thorbjørn Svenssen
Carl Thuve
Rolf Johansen
Hans Sperre
Erik Kristiansen
Arild Havnaas
Gunnar Guthu

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