Petter Rudi

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Petter Rudi
Personal information
Full name Petter Normann Rudi
Date of birth (1973-09-17) 17 September 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Kristiansund, Norway
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1997 Molde FK 138 (8)
1996 K.A.A. Gent (loan) 6 (0)
1997 A.C. Perugia (loan) 11 (1)
1997–2000 Sheffield Wednesday 76 (8)
2000–2001 Molde FK 15 (2)
2001–2002 KSC Lokeren 13 (2)
2002–2003 Germinal Beerschot 13 (0)
2003–2004 Austria Wien 4 (0)
2004–2006 Molde FK 71 (8)
2006–2007 K.A.A. Gent 12 (3)
National team
1995–2006 Norway[1] 46 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Petter Normann Rudi (born 17 September 1973) is a retired Norwegian footballer. He finished his career at Belgian club K.A.A. Gent in 2007 after playing professionally in several countries in Europe during his career. He is currently contracted to Molde FK as analysis manager and talent scout.[2]


As midfielder, Rudi has played with several European clubs. These are K.A.A. Gent, A.C. Perugia, Sheffield Wednesday, Lokeren, Germinal Beerschot, Austria Wien and Molde FK.[3]

Petter Rudi was signed by David Pleat in October 1997 from Molde FK. He made his debut against Spurs, and his style of play made him popular with the Wednesday fans. Rudi became a regular starter under Ron Atkinson later that season after Pleat was sacked. The Norwegian failed to score in his first season, he did however score the 5-3 penalty shoot-out victory against Watford in the 3rd round of the FA Cup.[citation needed]

Rudi made 79 and 6 sub appearances for The Owls scoring 8 goals.[clarification needed]

During has career, Rudi has been capped 46 times for the Norway national football team scoring three goals.[1]



Norway Molde


Norway Molde

Austria Austria Wien


  1. ^ a b "Petter Normann Rudi 17.9.1973". Football Association of Norway. Retrieved 8 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Petter Rudi - Molde FK". Molde FK (in Norwegian). 25 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Petter Rudi klar for Gent" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 13 January 2007.