Dag-Eilev Fagermo

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Dag-Eilev Fagermo
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Personal information
Full name Dag-Eilev Akerhaugen Fagermo
Date of birth (1967-01-28) 28 January 1967 (age 55)
Place of birth Bærum, Norway
Club information
Current team
Vålerenga (head coach)
Senior career*
Teams managed
1995–2002 Skarphedin
2002–2004 Pors Grenland
2004–2005 Notodden
2005–2007 Strømsgodset
2007–2020 Odd
2020– Vålerenga
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Dag-Eilev Akerhaugen Fagermo (born 28 January 1967) is a Norwegian football coach. He is currently head coach of the Norwegian Eliteserien club Vålerenga. [1]


Coaching career

Early career

Fagermo was born in Bærum, and grew up in Raufoss, Norway.He started his coaching career in lower leagues with his first job as head coach being at Skarphedin in 1995. He took over Pors Grenland in 2002 and moved on to Notodden in 2004. Fagermo became head coach of second tier club Strømsgodset ahead of the 2006 season. [2] [3] Strømsgodset promoted to the top flight in Fagermo's first season in charge and finished in eleventh position in their first season back in the top flight in 2007.


Ahead of the 2008 season, he became head coach at Odd Grenland. Under Fagermo's management, Odd finished in third position in the 2014 Tippeligaen. This was Odd's first top flight medal since the 1956–57 season. Odd also finished in bronze medal position in 2016. In 2019, his last season at the club, Odd finished in fourth position dropping from third place in the final round of the season. [4] Since Fagermo's appointment as head coach of Odd on 17 December 2007, he coached the team in twelve consecutive seasons.


On 31 January 2020, Fagermo was announced as head coach of Vålerenga, replacing Ronny Deila. [5]

Managerial statistics

As of match played 13 November 2022
Managerial record by team and tenure
Strømsgodset 11 November 200515 December 200764341119053.13
Odd 17 December 200730 January 202043822391124050.91
Vålerenga 31 January 2020Present97442726045.36



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