2004 Tippeligaen

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Tippeligaen
Season 2004
Champions Rosenborg
19th title
Relegated Stabæk
Sogndal
Champions League Rosenborg
Vålerenga
UEFA Cup Brann
Tromsø
Viking
Matches played182
Goals scored531 (2.92 per match)
Top goalscorer Frode Johnsen (19 goals)
Biggest home winRosenborg 5–0 HamKam
(6 June 2004)
Biggest away winBrann 1–5 Lillestrøm
(27 June 2004)
Highest scoring Odd Grenland 4–4 Sogndal
(20 June 2004)
Odd Grenland 3–5 Bodø/Glimt
(25 July 2004)
Longest winning run4 games [1]
Brann
Bodø/Glimt
Longest unbeaten run13 games [1]
Rosenborg
Longest winless run9 games [1]
Sogndal
Longest losing run5 games [1]
Sogndal
Highest attendance23,591 [2]
Vålerenga 3–0 Stabæk
(30 October 2004)
Lowest attendance1,411
Sogndal 2–1 Molde
(3 October 2004)
Average attendance7,970 Increase2.svg 21.0%
2003
2005

The 2004 Tippeligaen was the 60th completed season of top division football in Norway. The season began on 12 April 2004 and ended on 30 October 2004.

Contents

Each team played 26 games with three points given for wins and one point for a draw. Number thirteen and fourteen are relegated, number twelve has to play two qualification matches (home and away) against number three in the first division (where number one and two are directly promoted) for the last spot.

Overview

Summary

Rosenborg won their thirteenth consecutive title and 19th top-flight title overall. Stabæk and Sogndal were relegated. Rosenborg, Vålerenga, Brann and Tromsø finished in the top four and qualified for the 2004–05 Royal League.

Teams and locations

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Locations of the teams in 2004 Tippeligaen
Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Ap. LocationStadium
Bodø/Glimt 16 Bodø Aspmyra Stadion
Brann 48 Bergen Brann Stadion
Fredrikstad 35 Fredrikstad Fredrikstad Stadion
HamKam 19 Hamar Briskeby
Lillestrøm 41 Lillestrøm Åråsen Stadion
Lyn 31 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion
Molde 29 Molde Molde Stadion
Odd Grenland 24 Skien Odd Stadion
Rosenborg 41 Trondheim Lerkendal Stadion
Sogndal 12 Sogndal Fosshaugane
Stabæk 10 Bærum Nadderud Stadion
Tromsø 18 Tromsø Alfheim Stadion
Vålerenga 44 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion
Viking 55 Stavanger Viking Stadion

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Rosenborg (C)2614665234+1848Qualification for the Champions League third qualifying round
2 Vålerenga 2613944022+1848Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
3 Brann 26124104640+640Qualification for the UEFA Cup second qualifying round [lower-alpha 1]
4 Tromsø 26124103832+640
5 Ham-Kam 2610883433+138
6 Lyn 2691073031137
7 Lillestrøm 2681174533+1235
8 Odd Grenland 269894744+335
9 Viking 2671273133233Qualification for the UEFA Cup first qualifying round [lower-alpha 2]
10 Fredrikstad 26951242541232
11 Molde 2671093437331
12 Bodø/Glimt (O)26761328411327Qualification for the relegation play-offs
13 Stabæk (R)26761325401527Relegation to 1. divisjon
14 Sogndal (R)26571439571822
Source: NIFS.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. Brann qualified for the UEFA Cup second qualifying round as Norwegian Cup winners. Their spot in the UEFA Cup as third-place finishers was passed down to Tromsø, the first team in the table not already qualified for any European competition.
  2. Viking qualified for the UEFA Cup first qualifying round through the UEFA Fair Play ranking award.

Relegation play-offs

Results

Results

Home \ Away BOD BRA FRE HAM LIL LYN MOL ODD ROS SOG STB TRO VÅL VIK
Bodø/Glimt 1–10–30–20–40–00–00–20–13–13–12–11–22–2
Brann 3–14–22–01–55–13–01–13–42–11–21–01–11–0
Fredrikstad 1–03–22–11–42–42–13–00–23–30–21–02–20–0
Ham-Kam 0–22–13–21–11–05–12–42–03–20–01–10–11–2
Lillestrøm 0–02–22–00–11–11–10–42–21–03–02–20–15–1
Lyn 1–01–22–21–11–11–22–20–22–02–02–1 1–1 2–0
Molde 3–02–30–10–02–22–02–1 1–3 1–13–01–11–11–1
Odd Grenland 3–50–25–22–23–20–01–13–04–42–03–12–41–0
Rosenborg 3–01–03–15–04–14–1 0–2 2–03–11–23–01–40–0
Sogndal 1–23–12–41–10–41–12–14–23–31–22–12–10–2
Stabæk 2–52–11–11–11–10–11–30–01–13–11–22–00–1
Tromsø 2–00–13–20–31–00–12–12–04–13–12–12–04–0
Vålerenga 1–01–03–02–02–0 1–2 4–11–02–20–03–01–10–0
Viking 1–14–25–20–11–10–01–12–21–14–21–01–21–1
Source: NIFS (in Norwegian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics