The 1968 Norwegian Football Cup was the 63rd season of the Norwegian annual knockout football tournament. The Final was held on 27 October 1968, between Lyn and Mjøndalen. Lyn won. Having won the league, Lyn qualified for the 1969-70 European Cup, with Mjøndalen qualifying for the 1969-70 European Cup Winners' Cup as runners-up.
The Final was held at the Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo and was attended by 21,101 spectators.
Lyn won the Norwegian Cup after beating Mjøndalen IF 3–0. The goal scorers for Lyn were Ola Dybwad-Olsen, who scored in the 39th minute, Jan Berg, who scored in the 81st minute, and Harald Berg, who scored in the 89th minute.
The referee was Henry Øberg.
This was Lyn's eighth Norwegian Cup.
Lyn 1896 Fotballklubb is a Norwegian football club and a department of the sports club Ski- og Fotballklubben Lyn based in Oslo, whose members also participate in Nordic skiing and orienteering. Until 2010, SFK Lyn had two football departments, one professional section and one amateur section. After the professional football department, FK Lyn was bankrupted in 2010, the fans decided to support the amateur department, Lyn Fotball, instead. With the help of some of the old FK Lyn players, Lyn Fotball have won three consecutive promotions, and are playing in the 3. divisjon. The team plays its home matches at Bislett Stadium, and the head coach is currently Bent Inge Johnsen.
Harald Johan «Dutte» Berg is a former Norwegian playmaker and midfielder, nickname "Dutte". He is the brother of Knut Berg, the father of Ørjan Berg, Runar Berg and Arild Berg, and grandfather of Patrick Berg – all of whom have played in the Norwegian top division and been selected for the Norway national football team.
Jørgen Juve was a Norwegian football player, jurist, journalist and non-fiction writer. He played as a striker for Lyn, and also for the Norway national team. He is the highest scoring player ever for Norway, with 33 goals in just 45 games. He was captain of the Norwegian team which won Olympic bronze medals in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He also had a career as a journalist for Dagbladet and Tidens Tegn, and wrote several books.
Ola Dybwad-Olsen is a former Norwegian footballer who played as a striker for Lyn, Stabæk and Norway. During his fourteen-year career at Lyn he came to be regarded as one of the greatest players in the club's history. He holds several club records.
Events in the year 1946 in Norway.
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Fredrikstad won the Norwegian Cup after beating Lyn 3-2 on 30 October 1966. The goal scorers for Fredrikstad were Bjørn Borgen in the 33rd and 59th minute, and Arne Pedersen in the 89th minute. For Lyn, Harald Berg scored in the 54th minute and Ole Stavrum scored in the 57th minute.
Lyn won the Norwegian Cup after beating Rosenborg 4–1 on 29 October 1967. The goal scorers for Lyn were Ola Dybwad-Olsen, who scored in the 10th minute, Harald Berg, who scored in the 25th and 42nd minutes, and Knut Berg, who scored in the 52nd minute. For Rosenborg, Odd Iversen, scored in the 34th minute.
Strømsgodset won the Norwegian Cup after beating Lyn 4–2 on 25 October. The goal scorers for Strømsgodset were Thorodd Presberg who scored in the 30th and 46th minutes, and Ingar Pettersen who scored in the 67th and 69th minute. For Lyn, Trygve Christophersen scored in the 10th and 37th minutes.
25 744 spectators watched the game at Ullevål stadion in Oslo. The referee was Einar Røed. This was the second time Strømsgodset won the Norwegian Cup.
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Knut "Bossen" Osnes was a Norwegian footballer and coach, who most notably played for Lyn and Norway, and coaching Lyn to the 1968 league title and a good run in the Cup Winners Cup the same year.
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