Vidar Riseth

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Vidar Riseth
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Riseth pictured in May 2006
Personal information
Full name Vidar Riseth
Date of birth (1972-04-21) 21 April 1972 (age 43)
Place of birth Frosta, Norway
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back / Central midfielder
Youth career
0000–1990 Neset
1991–1992 Rosenborg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1993 Rosenborg 11 (2)
1993–1996 Kongsvinger 56 (20)
1995–1996 Luton Town (loan) 11 (0)
1996–1998 LASK Linz 69 (11)
1998–2000 Celtic 56 (3)
2000–2003 1860 München 43 (3)
2003–2007 Rosenborg 104 (12)
2007–2009 Lillestrøm 32 (2)
2009 Strømsgodset (loan) 7 (0)
2010 Kongsvinger 14 (0)
National team
1997–2007 Norway 52 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Vidar Riseth (born 21 April 1972) is a Norwegian former professional footballer.

Riseth played for Neset, Rosenborg, Kongsvinger, Lillestrøm and Strømsgodset in Norway, and Luton Town, LASK Linz, Celtic and 1860 München abroad. He played 52 times for the Norwegian national team, scoring four goals, and played for his country at the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000.[2] He retired as a professional footballer in June 2010.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Riseth joined Rosenborg from local side Neset in January 1991. He played one game in the 1992 championship winning season, but had more games as Rosenborg won back to back in 1993. In 1994, he joined Kongsvinger. He played there for three seasons, scoring regularly as he played as a centre forward at this time of his career.[3] Late in his Kongsvinger career, he went for a brief loan to Luton.

Honours[edit]

Rosenborg
Celtic

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Other Continental Total
Season Club Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Norway League Norwegian Cup Europe Total
1992[4] Rosenborg Tippeligaen 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1993[4] 10 2 2 3 2 0 14 5
1994[5] Kongsvinger 18 3 2 0 20 3
1995[5] 24 12 4 3 28 15
England League FA Cup League Cup A-I Cup Total
1995–96[6] Luton Town Division One 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 0
Norway League Norwegian Cup Europe Total
1996[5] Kongsvinger Tippeligaen 14 5 4 3 18 8
Austria League Austrian Cup Supercup Europe Total
1996–97[7][8] LASK Linz Bundesliga 33 7 4 1 1 0 38 8
1997–98[7][8] 29 4 4 1 33 5
1998–99[7][8] 7 0 2 0 9 0
Scotland League Scottish Cup League Cup Europe Total
1998–99[6] Celtic Premier League 27 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 30 3
1999–2000[6] 28 0 1 0 4 1 5 0 38 1
2000–01[6] 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 5 1
Germany League DFB-Pokal Ligapokal Europe Total
2000–01[9] 1860 München Bundesliga 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 1
2001–02[9] 19 2 1 0 6 1 26 3
2002–03[9] 3 0 1 0 1 0 5 0
Norway League Norwegian Cup Royal League Europe Total
2003[4] Rosenborg Tippeligaen 20 3 5 0 10 0 35 3
2004[4] 25 4 4 0 5 0 7 0 41 4
2005[4] 21 3 1 0 10 1 32 4
2006[4] 24 1 5 0 5 1 34 2
2007[4] 14 1 1 0 10 1 25 2
2008[1] Lillestrøm 22 2 1 0 1 0 24 2
2009[1] 10 0 3 0 13 0
2009[1] Strømsgodset 7 0 0 0 7 0
2010[1] Kongsvinger 14 0 0 0 14 0
Total Norway 224 36 32 9 10 1 40 2 306 48
England 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 0
Austria 69 11 10 2 1 0 80 13
Scotland 56 3 4 0 5 1 8 1 73 5
Germany 43 3 3 0 0 0 7 1 53 4
Career total 403 53 49 11 15 2 57 4 524 70

International[edit]

[2]

Norway national team
Year Apps Goals
1997 1 0
1998 11 2
1999 8 0
2000 9 0
2001 5 0
2002 3 0
2003 1 0
2004 8 2
2005 2 0
2006 1 0
2007 3 0
Total 52 4

International goals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Vidar Riseth" (in Norwegian). Altomfotball. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Vidar Riseth". EU-Football.info. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Tidligere spiller: Vidar Riseth" (in Norwegian). RBKweb. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Riseth's Rosenborg stats (in Norwegian). Rosenborg BK. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
  5. ^ a b c Riseth's Norwegian stats (in Norwegian). NFF. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  6. ^ a b c d Riseth's British stats. Soccerbase. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  7. ^ a b c Vidar Riseth – League matches. World Football. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  8. ^ a b c Ambrosius Kutschera. "Fussball in Österreich" (in German). Austria Soccer. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c Riseth's German stats (in German). Fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 24 May 2013.

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