Frigg Oslo FK

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Frigg Oslo FK
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Full name Frigg Oslo Fotballklubb
Founded 17 May 1904; 110 years ago (1904-05-17)
Ground Frogner Stadion
Ground Capacity 5,500
Chairman Erling Fossen
Manager Ole Kristian Vikan
League Second Division
2012 Second Division/ 4, 8th[1]
Website Club home page

Frigg Oslo Fotballklubb is a Norwegian sports club from Majorstua in Oslo.

It has sections for association football and bandy.

History[edit]

It was founded on 17 May 1904 as SK Frigg, named after Frigg of Norse mythology. It was merged on 21 April 1954 with SK Varg. It took the name Frigg Oslo FK in 1990. The club colors are white and blue, and the team plays at Marienlyst stadion. It has a training field at Tørteberg not far from Marienlyst.

As the name indicates it is mainly a football club. It formerly had a handball team; the women's team became national champions in 1962 and 1964. The men's football team played for many years in the Norwegian Premier League, and won the Norwegian football cup in 1914, 1916 and 1921. It had several players for the Norwegian national team, including Harald Hennum and Per Pettersen.[2] Frigg last played in the top flight in 1973. The team currently plays in the Norwegian Second Division, having won their Third Division group in 2009.

The men's bandy team played four cup finals in 1917, 1923, 1947 and 1948 but lost all. The are currently playing in the Third Division, the lowest tier of Norwegian bandy.

European record[edit]

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
1966-67 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1. Round Scotland Dunfermline Athletic 1–3 1–3 2–6

Recent history[edit]

Frigg training at Marienlyst.
Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2008 3. Divisjon 2 22 15 4 3 73 18 49 First round
2009 3. Divisjon promoted 1 22 20 0 2 81 21 60 First round Promoted to the 2. Divisjon
2010 2. Divisjon 9 26 8 10 8 44 48 34 First round
2011 2. Divisjon 6 24 11 4 9 47 40 37 First round
2012 2. Divisjon 8 26 9 5 12 53 58 32 First round
2013 2. Divisjon relegated 12 26 7 4 15 42 45 25 First round Relegated

Squad End 2011[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Norway GK Bent Brattbakken
12 Norway GK Jacob Brekken
19 Norway GK Bjørnar Johannessen
24 Norway GK Rune Vøien
2 Norway DF Robin Kristensen
3 Norway DF Fredrik Tjønnøy
15 Norway DF Bård Olsen
16 Norway DF Georg Grøndalen
18 Norway DF Magnus Oltedal
20 Norway DF Christoffer Solheim
23 Norway DF Joakim Almberg
25 Iceland DF Helge Neumann
4 Norway MF Vetle Gulowsen
No. Position Player
5 Norway MF Nahom Debesay
6 Norway MF Aleksander Kristoffersen
7 Norway MF Christoffer Kringberg
8 Norway MF Eirik Sandstad
9 Norway MF Håvard Gaare
10 Norway MF Granit Badivuku
13 Norway MF Ole Aklilo Lineikro
17 Norway MF Gisle Grimstad
21 Norway MF Stig Haddal
22 Norway MF Bård Harald Tjønneland Bangsund
26 Scotland MF Kevin Nicol
11 Norway FW Kenneth Tønne
14 Norway FW Tom-Øyvind Risanger

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tabell 2. divisjon, avdeling 4 2012". nifs.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Frigg – sportsklubb". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 

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