Arne Sandstø

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Arne Sandstø
Personal information
Full nameArne Sandstø
Date of birth (1966-10-21) 21 October 1966 (age 54)
Place of birth Bergen, Norway
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
1985 SK Brann 6 (0)
1988–1989 Hertha BSC
1993–1994 Tennis Borussia Berlin 7 (0)
1994–1996 Lillestrøm SK 62 (19)
1997–1999 Odd Grenland 18 (1)
Teams managed
1999–2007 Odd Grenland
2008 IK Start
2009 Notodden FK
2009–2011 Løv-Ham Fotball
2011–2013 Sandefjord Fotball
2016– FK Jerv
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Arne Sandstø (born 21 October 1966 in Bergen) is a former professional Norwegian footballer.


Sandstø made seven appearances in Germany's 2. Bundesliga for Tennis Borussia Berlin during his playing career. [1]

Manager career

Under Sandstø's leadership Odd Grenland performed consistently in the top flight until the club was relegated in 2007. Sandstø also led Odd to their first Norwegian cup victory in 69 years, in 2000.

Since 2008, Sandstø has been the head coach of clubs at the second level of Norwegian football. In 2008, he led IK Start to promotion. In 2010, he led Løv-Ham, who were struggling financially, to a surprising spot in the play-offs. In both 2011 and 2012, he led Sandefjord Fotball to third place and narrowly missed promotion. In 2016, he led FK Jerv to a third place and a spot in the play-offs, which is the club's best league performance in history.

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