1997 Tippeligaen

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Tippeligaen
Season 1997
Champions Rosenborg
12th title
Relegated Lyn
Skeid
UEFA Champions League Rosenborg
UEFA Cup Brann
Strømsgodset
Molde
UEFA ntertoto Cup Stabæk
Matches played 182
Goals scored 599 (3.29 per match)
Top goalscorer Sigurd Rushfeldt (25 goals)
Biggest home win Strømsgodset 8-0 Kongsvinger]][1]
Biggest away win Sogndal 0-7 Rosenborg[1]
Highest scoring Kongsvinger 4-6 Brann[1]
1996
1998

The 1997 Tippeligaen is the highest football league in Norway. 26 games are played with 3 points given for wins and 1 for draws. Number thirteen and fourteen are relegated, number twelve has to play two qualification matches (home and away) against number three in the first division (where number one and two are directly promoted) for the last spot.

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Rosenborg 26 18 7 1 87 20 67 61
2 Brann 26 15 5 6 59 37 22 50
3 Strømsgodset 26 14 4 8 58 44 14 46
4 Molde 26 13 6 7 47 36 11 45
5 Stabæk 26 13 4 9 33 35 -2 43
6 Kongsvinger 26 11 5 10 43 48 -5 38
7 Bodø/Glimt 26 10 7 9 39 34 5 37
8 Viking 26 8 10 8 42 34 8 34
9 Haugesund 26 9 5 12 31 38 -7 32
10 Lillestrøm 26 9 5 12 34 43 -9 32
11 Sogndal 26 8 5 13 34 56 -22 29
12 Tromsø 26 6 10 10 37 44 -7 28
13 Lyn 26 4 5 17 28 58 -30 17
14 Skeid 26 3 4 19 27 72 -45 13
Qualified for the UEFA Champions League
Qualified for the UEFA Cup
Qualified for the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup¹
Qualified for the UEFA Intertoto Cup
Relegation Playoff
Relegated to 1. Divisjon

¹Vålerenga Fotball has qualified as a team from lower division.

Promotion/Relegation[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Ligastats Tippeligaen 1997". nifs.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen.