1989 Norwegian First Division

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The 1989 season of the Norwegian First Division (1. divisjon) began on April 30, 1989 and ended on 8 October 1989.

22 games were played with 3 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.

This was the last season the top flight of Norwegian football would be called the First Division. The following year, the league changed its name to Tippeligaen, from its sponsor, Norsk Tipping.[1]

League table[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Lillestrøm 22 16 4 2 31 13 +18 52
2 Rosenborg 22 13 5 4 56 29 +27 44
3 Tromsø 22 11 4 7 36 25 +11 37
4 Molde 22 11 4 7 40 32 +8 37
5 Kongsvinger 22 10 4 8 34 25 +9 34
6 Viking 22 9 4 9 36 33 +3 31
7 Brann 22 9 3 10 28 31 -3 30
8 Moss 22 7 5 10 35 36 -1 26
9 Start 22 5 8 9 26 34 -8 23
10 Vålerengen 22 7 2 13 29 52 -23 23
11 Sogndal 22 4 6 12 31 45 -14 18
12 Mjølner 22 4 3 15 23 50 -27 15

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Qualified for the European Cup
Qualified for the UEFA Cup
Qualified for the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
Relegation Playoff
Relegated to the Second Division

Top goalscorers[edit]

Promotion and relegation[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Vålerengen 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 4
2 Djerv 1919 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 3
3 Ham-Kam 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johansen, Magne (October 26, 1989). "Tippemillionene". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 35.