Steinkjer FK

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Steinkjer F.K.
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Full name Steinkjer Fotballklubb
Nickname(s) SFK
Founded 1910
Ground Guldbergaunet stadion
Steinkjer
Ground Capacity 5000
Chairman Erik Sakshaug
Manager Odd Einar Fossum
League Third Division
2012 Third Division/ 10, 5th [1]

Steinkjer FK is a Norwegian football club from the town of Steinkjer, currently playing in the Third Division, the fourth tier in the Norwegian league system, after being relegated from 2. Divisjon in 2011. It was founded in 1910. Steinkjer played in the top league in 1937–38, 1938–39, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1961–62, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1978. Their strongest performance in the league was in the 1961–62 season when they finished second, only beaten by Brann.

Home ground[edit]

Their home ground is Guldbergaunet stadion. The record attendance through all times is 13,997 against Lyn in the Norwegian cup semi final 1970. This is an artificial pitch, which was ready in May 2003.

Notable former managers[edit]

In 1982, Bill Foulkes (ex-Manchester United) was succeeded as manager of Steinkjer FK by his former United team-mate Tony Dunne. Tony Dunne was an ex-manager of Bolton Wanderers, and had made numerous appearances for the Republic of Ireland national football team, captaining the side on four occasions.

Recent history[edit]

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2006 2. Divisjon 9 26 11 3 12 56 59 36 Second round
2007 2. Divisjon 11 26 9 3 14 49 75 30 Second round
2008 2. Divisjon 11 26 10 1 15 56 68 31 Second round
2009 2. Divisjon 12 26 8 5 13 47 70 29 Second round
2010 2. Divisjon 9 26 9 4 13 40 56 31 Second round
2011 2. Divisjon relegated 14 26 3 2 20 43 106 11 First round Relegated to the 3. Divisjon
2012 3. Divisjon 5 26 12 6 8 56 44 42 Second qualifying round
2013 3. Divisjon 7 26 11 4 11 70 66 37 First round

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tabell 2. divisjon, avdeling 1 2011". nifs.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen. 

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