1963 1. divisjon

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1. divisjon
Season1963
ChampionsBrann
2nd title
RelegatedSteinkjer
Gjøvik-Lyn
European CupLyn
European Cup Winners' CupSkeid
Inter-Cities Fairs CupVålerengen
Matches played90
Goals scored336 (3.73 per match)
Top goalscorerLeif Eriksen
(16 goals)
Biggest home winBrann 8–1 Frigg
(4 May 1963)
Biggest away winFrigg 0–7 Vålerengen
(19 May 1963)
Highest scoringBrann 8–1 Frigg
(4 May 1963)
Longest winning runBrann
Lyn
Skeid
(4 games)
Longest unbeaten runLyn
(10 games)
Longest winless runGjøvik-Lyn
(10 games)
Longest losing runGjøvik-Lyn
(6 games)
Highest attendance20,897
Brann 1–1 Fredrikstad
(19 May 1963)
Lowest attendance2,375
Gjøvik-Lyn 2–1 Sarpsborg FK
(13 October 1963)
Average attendance7,871
1964

The 1963 1. divisjon was the 18th completed season of top division football in Norway. This was the first regular season were all the top flight teams played in the same group.

Overview[edit]

It was performed in 10 teams, and Brann won their second consecutive championship title.

Lyn lead the table after 9 games, and qualified for the 1963–64 European Cup.

Steinkjer and Gjøvik-Lyn finished 9th and 10th and were relegated to the 2. divisjon.

Teams and locations[edit]

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Ap. Location
Brann 14 Bergen
Fredrikstad 18 Fredrikstad
Frigg 8 Oslo
Gjøvik-Lyn 4 Gjøvik
Lyn 11 Oslo
Sarpsborg FK 13 Sarpsborg
Skeid 17 Oslo
Steinkjer 6 Steinkjer
Viking 18 Stavanger
Vålerengen 14 Oslo

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Brann (C) 18 10 4 4 46 27 +19 24
2 Lyn 18 10 3 5 38 28 +10 23 Qualification for the European Cup first round
3 Skeid 18 9 2 7 41 26 +15 20 Qualification for the European Cup Winners' Cup first round
4 Fredrikstad 18 7 6 5 32 25 +7 20
5 Frigg 18 6 6 6 31 40 −9 18
6 Sarpsborg FK 18 6 5 7 26 35 −9 17
7 Viking 18 6 5 7 26 37 −11 17
8 Vålerengen 18 7 2 9 44 37 +7 16 Qualification for the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup first round
9 Steinkjer (R) 18 5 4 9 23 34 −11 14 Relegation to 2. divisjon
10 Gjøvik-Lyn (R) 18 5 1 12 29 47 −18 11
Source: NIFS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] SKB FFK FRI GJØ LYN SAR SKD SFK VIK VIF
Brann 1–1 8–1 3–1 0–6 7–1 2–1 3–0 2–1 3–1
Fredrikstad 1–1 2–0 1–2 4–0 3–3 1–0 4–2 4–1 1–3
Frigg 4–3 1–1 1–0 0–3 2–2 3–3 1–1 5–1 0–7
Gjøvik-Lyn 2–0 2–2 1–4 2–3 2–1 1–4 1–2 5–1 0–7
Lyn 1–3 2–1 2–2 1–3 2–0 2–1 3–3 0–2 5–0
Sarpsborg 1–1 3–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 1–3 1–1 1–2 1–0
Skeid 2–1 0–1 3–0 5–2 1–1 4–2 3–2 4–1 1–3
Steinkjer 0–3 0–1 1–3 2–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 2–2 2–1
Viking 1–1 2–1 0–0 3–2 2–3 1–1 1–0 1–3 2–2
Vålerengen 2–4 2–2 0–3 4–3 1–2 5–0 1–6 4–0 1–2

Source: NIFS.no
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorer[edit]

Attendances[edit]

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Brann 140,918 20,897 10,750 15,658 n/a
2 Vålerengen 88,301 16,600 4,973 9,811 n/a
3 Skeid 81,597 18,534 4,518 9,066 n/a
4 Viking 67,346 10,600 5,000 7,483 n/a
5 Lyn 67,117 13,947 2,684 7,457 n/a
6 Fredrikstad 62,889 12,000 4,000 6,988 n/a
7 Frigg 59,281 10,855 2,519 6,587 n/a
8 Steinkjer 50,313 8,000 3,500 5,590 n/a
9 Gjøvik-Lyn 48,037 10,437 1,500 5,337 n/a
10 Sarpsborg FK 42,569 7,500 1,800 4,730 n/a
League total 708,368 20,897 1,500 7,871 n/a

Source: nifs.no

References[edit]