Øystein Drillestad

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Øystein Drillestad
Personal information
Date of birth (1970-01-22) 22 January 1970 (age 48)
Playing position midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1989 Råde
1990 Moss
1991–? Råde
?–1997 Sarpsborg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Øystein Drillestad (born 22 January 1970) is a retired Norwegian football midfielder.

He is a nephew of Bjørn Drillestad.[1] He started his career in Råde IL, and participated in their successful run in the 1988 Norwegian Football Cup.[2] He was a squad member for Norway in the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship.[3] Ahead of the 1990 season he joined Norwegian First Division (first tier) team Moss FK.[4] In 1991, he was back in Råde.[5] He later played for Sarpsborg FK.


  1. ^ "Lett spill for Råde" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 20 August 1989. 
  2. ^ Kirkebøen, Stein Erik (7 July 1988). "Undrenes tid ikke forbi". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 13. 
  3. ^ "Fakta om spillerne som skal representere Norge i fotball-VM for juniorlag (U20) i Saudi-Arabia" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 9 February 1989. 
  4. ^ Johannessen, Tom W. (21 April 1990). "Sørger for mål, poeng og penger". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 33. 
  5. ^ "Uavgjort i tam kamp" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 11 May 1991.