Sogndal Fotball

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Sogndal
Sogndal IL logo.svg
Full name Sogndal Fotball
Founded February 19, 1926; 89 years ago (1926-02-19)
Ground Fosshaugane Campus
Sogndal
Ground Capacity 5,523
Chairman Tor Arne Ness
Head coach Eirik Bakke
League OBOS-ligaen
2014 Tippeligaen, 15th (relegated)

Sogndal Fotball is the association football section of Norwegian sports club Sogndal IL from Sogndal in Sogn og Fjordane. The club was founded in 1926.

The men's team was promoted to the 2011 Norwegian Premier League after the 2010 Norwegian First Division. In 1976 the men's team were runners-up in the Norwegian cup, losing 2-1 against SK Brann. The club's stadium is called Fosshaugane Campus because the local Sogn og Fjordane University College and high school is located in the stadium. The capacity is 5,523 with 5,300 seats.[1]

Recent history[edit]

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2004 TL 14 26 5 7 14 39 57 22 3rd round relegated to 1. Division
2005 D1 7 30 11 8 11 47 51 41 3rd round
2006 AL 6 30 11 8 8 43 41 44 final 16
2007 AL 7 30 13 5 12 48 44 44 1st round
2008 AL 4 30 15 9 6 53 36 54 final 16
2009 AL 4 30 14 12 4 46 29 54 final 16
2010 AL promoted 1 28 17 5 6 51 28 56 quarter-final promoted to Tippeligaen
2011 TL 14 30 8 10 12 24 31 34 final 16
2012 TL 12 30 8 10 12 29 37 34 1st round
2013 TL 12 30 8 9 13 33 48 33 4th round
2014 TL 15 30 6 6 18 31 49 24 4th round relegated to 1. Divisjon
2015 (in progress) 1D 1 19 11 6 2 33 16 39 3rd round

Achievements[edit]

Norwegian Premier League[edit]

  • 6th place: 1988
  • 8th place: 2001, 2003

Norwegian Cup[edit]

  • Runner up: 1976

Current squad[edit]

As of 31 March 2015[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Norway GK Mathias Dyngeland
2 Estonia DF Taijo Teniste
3 Norway DF Bjørn Inge Utvik
4 Finland DF Hannu Patronen
5 Norway DF Victor Grodås
6 Norway MF Helge Haugen
7 Norway MF Rune Bolseth
8 Norway FW Ulrik Flo
10 Norway MF Thomas Drage
11 Nigeria FW Osita Henry Chikere
12 Norway GK Christian Sukke
14 Norway MF Kristoffer Ryland
15 Norway MF Petter Strand
No. Position Player
16 Senegal MF Babacar Sarr
17 France DF Christophe Psyché
18 Ghana FW Mahatma Otoo
20 Norway FW Kristian Fardal Opseth
21 Norway GK Kristian Rutlin
22 Norway MF Lars Christian Kjemhus
23 Norway MF Edin Øy
24 Norway DF Erik Skaasheim
25 Norway MF Ruben Holsæter
28 Norway DF Joar Tryti
29 Norway GK Stefan Hagerup
33 Norway MF Runar Flugheim Heggestad
35 Norway MF Kenneth Blomseth Skjerven

For season transfers, see transfers summer 2014.

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player

Coaching and administrative staff[edit]

Coach Eirik Bakke
Assistant Coach Håvard Flo
Terje Skjeldestad
Goalkeeping Coach Terje Skjeldestad
Physical Coach Tom Mangersnes
Chairman Rolf Navarsete
Director Yngve Hallèn
Director Sport Anders Giske

Managers[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Nøkkelinfo" (in Norwegian). Sogndal Fotball. 6 March 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Førstelaget spelarar". Sogndal Fotball. Retrieved 30 July 2014.