1976 Norwegian First Division

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1. divisjon
Season 1976
Champions Lillestrøm
2nd title
Relegated Strømsgodset
Fredrikstad
Vard
European Cup Lillestrøm
Cup Winners' Cup Brann
UEFA Cup Mjøndalen
Start
Matches played 132
Goals scored 362 (2.74 per match)
Top goalscorer Jan Fuglset (17 goals)
Biggest home win HamKam 6–0 Bryne
(20 June 1976)
Biggest away win Strømsgodset 1–6 Molde
(17 October 1976)
Highest scoring Mjøndalen 5–3 Rosenborg
(3 October 1976)
Longest winning run Brann
(6 games)
Longest unbeaten run Brann
(11 games)
Longest winless run Vard
(16 games)
Longest losing run Fredrikstad
HamKam
(5 games)
Highest attendance 22,401
Brann 0–2 Mjøndalen
(17 October 1976)
Lowest attendance 1,289
Fredrikstad 1–0 Viking
(10 October 1976)
Average attendance 6,488 Decrease 4.2%
1975
1977

Statistics of Norwegian First Division in season 1976.

Overview[edit]

It was performed in 12 teams, and Lillestrøm SK won the championship, their second title.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Lillestrøm (C) 22 13 5 4 39 19 +20 31 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Mjøndalen 22 13 4 5 40 23 +17 30 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
3 Brann 22 11 6 5 38 29 +9 28 Qualification for the European Cup Winners' Cup first round
4 Start 22 8 8 6 23 19 +4 24 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
5 Viking 22 6 10 6 24 21 +3 22
6 Molde 22 9 3 10 34 29 +5 21
7 Hamarkameratene 22 7 7 8 31 29 +2 21
8 Rosenborg 22 7 7 8 24 29 −5 21
9 Bryne 22 6 7 9 30 35 −5 19
10 Strømsgodset (R) 22 6 7 9 31 43 −12 19 Relegation to Second Division
11 Fredrikstad (R) 22 5 5 12 27 50 −23 15
12 Vard (R) 22 2 9 11 21 36 −15 13

Source: NIFS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

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