1985 Norwegian First Division
22 games were played with 2 points given for wins and 1 for draws. Number eleven and twelve were relegated. The winners of the two groups of the Second Division were promoted, as well as the winner of a series of play-off matches between the two second-placed teams in the two groups of the Second Division and number ten in the First Division.
|Qualified for the European Cup|
|Qualified for the UEFA Cup|
|Qualified for the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup|
|Relegated to the Second Division|
- 23 goals:
- 18 goals:
- 14 goals:
- 11 goals:
- 10 goals:
- 9 goals:
- 8 goals:
- 7 goals:
Promotion and relegation
- SK Brann and Eik-Tønsberg were relegated to the Second Division
- Hamarkameratene and Strømmen I.F. were promoted from the Second Division
- The qualification matches were contested between Moss F.K. (10th in the First Division), Sogndal (2nd in the Second Division - Group A), and Tromsø I.L. (2nd in the Second Division - Group B). Tromsø won and was promoted to the First Division.
- Tromsø - Sogndal 1–0
- Sogndal - Moss 0–2
- Moss - Tromsø 0–1
P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
- League table
- Oppslagsbok om norsk fotball. Wagner & Flust Forlag. 2000. p. 255. ISBN 82-92228-00-4.