Bjørn Otto Bragstad

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Bjørn Otto Bragstad
Personal information
Full name Bjørn Otto Bragstad
Date of birth (1971-01-05) January 5, 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Trondheim, Norway
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–2000 Rosenborg 195 (26)
2000–2001 Derby County 12 (0)
2001–2002 Birmingham City (loan) 3 (0)
2002–2004 SW Bregenz 41 (2)
Total 251 (28)
National team
1999–2000 Norway 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Bjørn Otto Bragstad (born 5 January 1971) is a former football defender from Norway.

Club career[edit]

Bragstad came through the youth ranks at Rosenborg before making his senior debut in the 1989 season. He scored 26 goals in 194 matches for them. In 2000, he joined English team Derby. Playing just 12 matches, scoring twice in a League Cup tie against West Bromwich Albion,[1] he was no success and went on loan to Birmingham where he would only play three matches the following season. He spent the rest of his career in Austria with Bregenz before retiring in the summer of 2004.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Norway in a January 1999 friendly match against Israel and was capped 15 times.[2] His last international match was an August 2000 friendly against Finland. Bragstad was a squad player at the Euro 2000 and played in all three matches for Norway.


Rosenborg BK


  1. ^ "West Brom 2-4 Derby (Agg: 4-5)". BBC. 26 September 2000. Retrieved 3 November 2009. 
  2. ^ Norway - International Players - Landslaget
  3. ^ "Mestvinnende med RBK" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 20 August 2009. 

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