IF Fram Larvik

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Fram Larvik
Fram-logo 2020 512x512.png
Full nameIdrettsforeningen Fram
Nickname(s)Fram
Founded15 January 1894
Ground Framparken
Head coach Haakon Lunov
League 2. divisjon
2019 2. divisjon Group 2, 5th of 14
Website Club website

Idrettsforeningen Fram, better known as Fram Larvik to distinguish it from other sport clubs, is a sports club from Torstrand in Larvik, Norway. It has sections for association football, athletics, handball and speed skating.

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General history

The club was founded on 15 January 1894. That makes Fram Norway's oldest existing association football club. [1] [2] It is often known as Fram Larvik, mainly to distinguish it from IL Fram from Skatval.

Football

The men's football team currently plays in the 2. divisjon, the third tier of the Norwegian football league system.

The club reached the final of the 1912 Norwegian Cup. Fram won the final 2-1, but the opponent Mercantile claimed that Fram had used an illegit player. The Norwegian FA ruled a replay the next weekend. On 20 October 1912, Fram lost the replay 0–6 against Mercantile at Gamle Frogner Stadion in Kristiania. [3] The club's greatest achievement came in 1950, when the club won the 1949–50 Hovedserien, the Norwegian top division. Fram played in the Second Division to 1995, but was down to the 4. divisjon for a period after relegation in the 1999 3. divisjon campaign. After that, the team was remade to Larvik Fotball, which won several promotions and resided in the 2. divisjon for some years. The cooperation club Larvik Fotball ceased to exist in late 2004, and the 2005 2. divisjon was played as IF Fram, but with abysmal results. After a few seasons back in the 3. divisjon, however, Fram won the league in 2008 and the subsequent playoffs, and has played in the 2. divisjon since. Petter Belsvik took over as head coach after the 2013 season from Tom Helge Jacobsen. [4] In 2021 Haakon Lunov is head coach of Fram Football arter signing a two year contract.

Notable footballers include Tom Rüsz Jacobsen, Kenneth Stenild, Lars Bakkerud, Freddy Ørbeck Jonny Hansen and Sverre Hansen.

Honours

Recent history

SeasonDivisionPos.Pl.WDLGSGAP Cup Notes
2009 2. divisjon 82610313476933First round
2010 2. divisjon 11269611455333First round
2011 2. divisjon 11267613345638First round
2012 2. divisjon 62610610393736First round
2013 2. divisjon 3261484623450First round
2014 2. divisjon 3261547524149Second round
2015 2. divisjon 4261385604247Second round
2016 2. divisjon 62613211584641Second round
2017 2. divisjon 5261268494342First round
2018 2. divisjon 10269215405729Second round
2019 2. divisjon 5261277503443Quarterfinal
2020 2. divisjon 142613914396Cancelled

Handball

The club also have a handball team, that plays in the First Division, [6] the second highest tier in men's handball. Ole Kristian Strøm is the coach, and they play their matches in Framhallen.

Notable handballers include Eivind Ellingsen, Pål Myrdam, Are Ruud and Tom Bakke.

Speed skating

Notable speed skaters in Fram include Bjørg Eva Jensen, Tom Erik Oxholm, Roger Strøm, Else Marie Christiansen, Minna Nystedt, Anne Therese Tveter, Bjørn Tveter and Øyvind Tveter.

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References

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