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The top tier of Norwegian football has existed as a one-league top flight since 1963. The league was renamed Eliteserien for the start of the 2017 season.The following page details the football records and statistics of the Norwegian top flight since 1963.
|1||Daniel Berg Hestad||1993–2016||473|
|9||Ola By Rise||1977–1995||346|
|Rank||Name||Goals||Games||Goals per game||Playing position||First goal||Last goal|
|2||Harald Martin Brattbakk||166||255||0.69||Forward||1990||2005|
Note:1 Per Kristoffersen's goals scored before 1963 are included in the statistics.
This is a list of the top 10 youngest players to score a goal in Eliteserien.
|1||Martin Ødegaard||16 May 2014||Strømsgodset||15 years, 151 days||Sarpsborg 08|
|2||Håkon Lorentzen||10 November 2013||Brann||16 years, 100 days||Tromsø|
|3||Kristoffer Ajer||21 April 2014||Start||16 years, 164 days||Sarpsborg 08|
|4||Kjetil Sigurdsen||14 September 1986||Bryne||16 years, 207 days||Tromsø|
|5||Sander Svendsen||21 April 2014||Molde||16 years, 259 days||Sarpsborg 08|
|6||Ohi Omoijuanfo||7 November 2010||Lillestrøm||16 years, 300 days||Strømsgodset|
|7||Kjetil Rekdal||15 September 1985||Molde||16 years, 313 days||Bryne|
|8||Trond Fredrik Ludvigsen||2 May 1999||Bodø/Glimt||16 years, 314 days||Brann|
|9||Jan Berg||9 May 1982||Molde||16 years, 360 days||HamKam|
|10||Erling Haaland||6 August 2017||Molde||17 years, 16 days||Tromsø|
The all-time Eliteserien table is a cumulative record of all match results, points and goals of every team that has played in the Eliteserien since the start of a one-league top flight in 1963. The table that follows is accurate as of start of the 2020 season. Teams in bold are part of the 2020 Eliteserien. Numbers in bold are the record (highest either positive or negative) numbers in each column.
|25||Sarpsborg FK 1||11||206||71||49||86||253||295||–42||262||2||2||38.16||3|
League or status at the beginning of 2020:
|2020 1. divisjon|
|2020 2. divisjon|
|2020 3. divisjon|
|2020 4. divisjon|
|2020 5. divisjon|
2By a 2011 agreement, Fyllingen Fotball merged with Løv-Ham to create FK Fyllingsdalen.
The Kniksen Award, established in 1990, honors the best players in the Norwegian football premiership. The award is named after the legendary Norwegian football player Roald Jensen, nicknamed "Kniksen".
The 2008 Tippeligaen was the 63rd completed season of top division football in Norway. The season began on 29 March and ended 2 November. Brann were the defending champions, having won their third Tippeligaen championship in 2007. The teams promoted from the 1. divisjon at the end of the previous season were champions Molde, automatic qualifiers HamKam, and play-off winners Bodø/Glimt.
The 2009 Tippeligaen was the 64th completed season of top division football in Norway. The competition began on 15 March and end on 1 November. Stabæk were the defending champions. Odd Grenland, Sandefjord and Start entered as the three promoted teams from the 2008 1. divisjon. They replaced HamKam who were relegated to the 2009 1. divisjon.
The 2010 Tippeligaen was the 65th completed season of top division football in Norway. The competition began on 14 March and ended on 7 November. Rosenborg was the defending champions, having secured their twenty-first league championship in 2009. Haugesund, Hønefoss and Kongsvinger entered as the three promoted teams from the 2009 1. divisjon. They replaced Fredrikstad, Bodø/Glimt and Lyn who were relegated to the 2010 1. divisjon.
The 2017 Eliteserien was the 72nd completed season of top-tier football in Norway. The season began on 1 April 2017 and ended on 26 November 2017, not including play-off matches. Rosenborg were the defending champions, while Kristiansund and Sandefjord entered as the promoted teams from the 2016 1. divisjon.
The 2018 Eliteserien was the 73rd completed season of top-tier football in Norway.
The 2018 season was Bodø/Glimt's first season back in the Tippeligaen since their relegation at the end of the 2016 season. Bodø/Glimt finished the season in 11th position, and reached the Quarter-final of Norwegian Cup before defeat to IK Start.
Odds Ballklubb, commonly known as Odd, is a Norwegian football club from Skien. Originally the football section of a multi-sports club, founded in 1894 nine years after the club's founding. All other sports than football were discontinued and the club became dedicated to football only. Odd plays in the Norwegian top division, Tippeligaen, and holds the record winning the Norwegian Football Cup the most times, the last coming in 2000. The club was known as Odd Grenland between 1994 and 2012. During the 2018 season the club will be participating in the Eliteserien and NM Cupen.
The 2018 season is Stabæk's fifth season back in the Eliteserien following their relegation in 2012, their 22nd season in the top flight of Norwegian football.
The 2018 season is Strømsgodset's twelfth season back in Eliteserien since their promotion in the 2006 season.
The 2019 Eliteserien was the 74th season of top-tier football in Norway.
The 2019 season is Brann's fourth season back in Eliteserien since their relegation at the end of the 2014 season.
The 2020 Eliteserien was the 75th season of top-tier football in Norway.
During the 2019 campaign Vålerenga will have competed in the following competitions: Eliteserien, Norwegian Football Cup.
The 2018 season was Ranheim Fotball's first season in the Eliteserien following their promotion. They finished the season in 7th position and reached the Fourth Round of the Norwegian Cup.
The 2021 season is Rosenborg's 42nd consecutive year in the top flight now known as Eliteserien, their 53st season in the top flight of Norwegian football. They will participate in Eliteserien, Cup and Europa Conference League entering at the Second Qualifying round. This will be Åge Hareide's first full season as Rosenborg manager.
The 2021 Eliteserien will the 76th season of top-tier football in Norway.