1996 Norwegian First Division

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Norwegian First Division
Season 1996
Promoted Lyn
Haugesund
Sogndal
Matches played 264
Goals scored 907 (3.44 per match)
1995
1997

The 1996 Norwegian First Division, Norway's second-tier football league, began play on 28 April 1996 and ended on 29 September 1996. The league was contested by 24 teams, divided in two groups and the winner of each group won promotion to Tippeligaen, while the runners-up played a promotion-playoff to win promotion. This was the last season that this league was divided into two groups, so bottom six teams was relegated to Second Division, while the sixth-placed team place a play-off against the winners of the group-winners in the Second Division.

Lyn and Haugesund won promotion to Tippeligaen as group-winners, while Sogndal was promoted after beating Odd in the promotion play-off. Jevnaker, Tromsdalen, Ullern, Elverum, Stålkameratene, Mjøndalen, Fana, Strindheim, Nardo, Vidar, Åsane and Fyllingen was relegated to the Second Division, while Harstad and Byåsen avoided relegation through after winning the playoff.

Group 1[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Lyn 22 15 4 3 53 17 36 49
2 Odd Grenland 22 16 1 5 49 23 26 49
3 Hamarkameratene 22 13 2 7 45 26 19 41
4 Drøbak/Frogn 22 12 5 5 47 29 18 41
5 Eik-Tønsberg 22 10 4 8 48 30 18 34
6 Harstad 22 9 3 10 29 47 -18 30
7 Jevnaker 22 8 5 9 40 46 -6 29
8 Tromsdalen 22 8 4 10 46 49 -3 28
9 Ullern 22 5 7 10 29 42 -13 22
10 Elverum 22 6 2 14 30 53 -23 20
11 Stålkameratene 22 4 5 13 28 49 -21 17
12 Mjøndalen 22 4 2 16 24 57 -33 14

Group 2[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Haugesund 22 14 5 3 44 21 23 47
2 Sogndal 22 13 3 6 49 24 25 42
3 Bryne 22 10 5 7 45 41 4 35
4 Aalesund 22 9 6 7 32 24 8 33
5 Hødd 22 10 2 10 37 38 -1 32
6 Byåsen 22 9 5 8 34 37 -3 32
7 Fana 22 8 7 7 33 31 2 31
8 Strindheim 22 9 4 9 36 35 1 31
9 Nardo 22 8 4 10 32 36 -4 28
10 Vidar 22 6 5 11 36 42 -6 23
11 Åsane 22 5 5 12 33 50 -17 20
12 Fyllingen 22 3 5 14 28 60 -32 14

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