1961 Norwegian Football Cup

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1961 Norwegian Football Cup
Country Norway Norway
Champions Fredrikstad (8th title)
Runners-up Haugar

The 1961 Norwegian Football Cup was the 56th season of the Norwegian annual knockout football tournament. The tournament was open for all members of NFF, except those from Northern Norway. Rosenborg was the defending champions, but was eliminated by the second tier team Brann in the quarterfinal.

The final was played at Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo on 22 October 1961, and was contested by the seven-times former winners Fredrikstad and the second-tier team Haugar who made their debut in the Norwegian Cup final. Fredrikstad won their eighth Norwegian Cup title with an impressive 7-0 win against Haugar in the final, and also secured the double for the third time.

Third round[edit]

  • Fredrikstad - Vestfossen 5-2
  • Moss - Vålerengen 3-0
  • Skeid - Egersund 3-0
  • Hamarkameratene - Sarpsborg 3-5
  • Lillestrøm - Brumunddal 2-2
  • Raufoss - Lisleby 4-2
  • Geithus - Frigg 1-3
  • Ørn - Ulf 2-5
  • Eik - Asker 0-2
  • Viking - Haugar 1-3
  • Vard - Vindbjart 4-2
  • Brann - Stavanger IF 4-0
  • Hødd - Gjøvik/Lyn 0-1
  • Freidig - Strømmen 1-2
  • Rosenborg - Aalesund 1-0
  • Steinkjer - Kvik (Trondheim) 4-1

Rematch

  • Brumunddal - Lillestrøm 3-4

Fourth round[edit]

August 27

  • Frigg - Vard 2-0
  • Strømmen - Brann 0-3
  • Ulf - Moss 0-1 aet
  • Sarpsborg - Raufoss 3-3 after extra time
  • Steinkjer - Lillestrøm 6-1
  • Haugar - Skeid 2-1
  • Asker - Rosenborg 0-1
  • Gjøvik/Lyn - Fredrikstad 2-5 after extra time

Rematch

  • Raufoss - Sarpsborg 1-0

Quarterfinals[edit]

September 10

  • Fredrikstad - Moss 4-1
  • Rosenborg - Brann 2-3
  • Frigg - Haugar 0-1
  • Raufoss - Steinkjer 2-5

Semifinals[edit]

October 1

  • Brann - Fredrikstad 0-1
  • Haugar - Steinkjer 1-0 after extra time

Final[edit]

22 October 1961
Fredrikstad 7–0 Haugar
Borgen Goal 37'
Olsen Goal 43'77'
Kristoffersen Goal 47'63'
Pedersen Goal 57'
Kristiansen Goal 67' (pen.)
Ullevaal Stadium, Oslo
Attendance: 30,273
Referee: Bjørn Borgersen, Mercantile

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