1998 Norwegian First Division

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Norwegian First Division
Season 1998
Promoted Odd Grenland
Skeid
Relegated Aalesund
Strindheim
Ullern
Ham-Kam
Matches played 182
Goals scored 536 (2.95 per match)
1997
1999

The 1998 Norwegian First Division, Norway's second-tier football league, began play on 19 April 1998 and ended on 18 October 1998. The league was contested by 14 teams, and the top two teams won promotion to Tippeligaen, while the third placed played a promotion-playoff against the 12th-placed team in Tippeligaen to win promotion. The bottom four teams were relegated to the Second Division.

Odd Grenland and Skeid won promotion to Tippeligaen, while Kjelsås lost the promotion-playoff against Kongsvinger. Aalesund, Strindheim, Ullern and Ham-Kam was relegated to the Second Division.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Odd Grenland 26 16 7 3 55 18 33 55
2 Skeid 26 13 5 8 40 37 3 44
3 Kjelsås 26 11 8 7 43 34 9 41
4 Byåsen 26 12 4 10 38 30 8 40
5 Start 26 11 6 9 37 29 8 39
6 Bryne 26 12 3 11 46 42 4 39
7 Hødd 26 12 2 12 40 45 -5 38
8 Raufoss 26 11 4 11 35 43 -8 37
9 Lyn 26 9 9 8 44 26 18 36
10 Eik-Tønsberg 26 9 8 9 39 35 4 35
11 Aalesund 26 10 4 12 26 41 -15 34
12 Strindheim 26 8 8 10 37 37 0 32
13 Ullern 26 6 3 17 26 55 -29 21
14 Ham-Kam 26 6 1 19 30 64 -34 19

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