Sogndal Fotball

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Sogndal
Sogndal IL logo.svg
Full nameSogndal Fotball
FoundedFebruary 19, 1926;95 years ago (1926-02-19)
Ground Fosshaugane Campus
Sogndal
Capacity5,622
ChairmanTor Arne Ness
Head coach Eirik Bakke
League 1. divisjon
2020 1. divisjon, 3rd of 16
Website Club website
Soccerball current event.svg Current season

Sogndal Fotball is the association football department of Norwegian sports club Sogndal IL from Sogndal in Vestland. The club was founded in 1926. The men's team currently plays in 1. divisjon, the second tier of the Norwegian football league system. The club's home matches are played at the 5,622 capacity Fosshaugane Campus. [1]

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In 1976, the men's team were runners-up in the Norwegian Cup, losing 2–1 against SK Brann. [2] Sogndal became the first third tier side to play a Norwegian Cup final. The 2017 season is Sogndal's most recent in Eliteserien, the top division. Eirik Bakke is the current head coach of the club since taking over on 1 January 2019. [3]

History

Eirik Bakke had two spells at Sogndal as player and is currently head coach at the club Eirik Bakke, 2016.jpg
Eirik Bakke had two spells at Sogndal as player and is currently head coach at the club

Sogndal IL was founded 19 February 1926. The club's breakthrough in Norwegian football came in 1976, when they as a third tier side reached the final of the 1976 Norwegian Cup. Sogndal lost the final against Brann at Ullevaal Stadion with the score 2–1, Knut Christiansen scored Sogndal's goal. [4] They played their first top division season in 1982, a season which the team ended the season in 11th position and relegation back to the second tier. [4]

In the 1988 season, Sogndal's second season in the first tier, Sogndal finished in sixth place, their best ever finishing position. The club was relegated to the second tier in the following 1989 season. Sogndal won group A in the 1990 2. divisjon and won promotion. During the 1990s, Sogndal played five season in the first tier. In 1999, Sogndal received a trensfer fee reported to be around NOK 40 million when Eirik Bakke was sold to Leeds United. [4] From 2001 to 2004, Sogndal played four consecutive seasons in the top division, an achievement they repeated in the seasons 2011–14. The men's team was promoted to the 2011 Tippeligaen after winning the 2010 1. divisjon. In 2015, Sogndal won the 1. divisjon, their sixth second tier title. HamKam and Lyn are the other clubs with six Norwegian second tier titles.

In 2017, Sogndal relegated from Eliteserien, their eighth relegation from the top division, after losing the relegation play-offs on a penalty shoot-out against Ranheim. [5]

Stadium

Fosshaugane Campus in September 2012. Sogndal Stadion.JPG
Fosshaugane Campus in September 2012.

The club's stadium is Fosshaugane Campus. The stadium was renovated and reopened in 2006 and the name Campus was added because the local Sogn og Fjordane University College and high school is located in the stadium. The capacity is 5,622.

The attendance record of 7,025 spectators dates from the 1976 Norwegian Cup quarter-final against Start.

Recent seasons

SeasonPos.Pl.WDLGSGAP Cup Notes
2004 Tippeligaen Down-arrow-14.png14265714395722Third roundRelegated to 1. divisjon
2005 1. divisjon 73011811475141Third round
2006 1. divisjon6301188434144Fourth round
2007 1. divisjon73013512484444First round
2008 1. divisjon4301596533654Fourth round
2009 1. divisjon43014124462954Fourth round
2010 1. divisjonUp-arrow-14.png1281756512856Quarter-finalPromoted to Tippeligaen
2011 Tippeligaen143081012243134Fourth round
2012 Tippeligaen123081012293734First round
2013 Tippeligaen 12308913334833Fourth round
2014 Tippeligaen Down-arrow-14.png15306618314924Fourth roundRelegated to 1. divisjon
2015 1. divisjon Up-arrow-14.png1301884593162Third roundPromoted to Tippeligaen
2016 Tippeligaen 113081210333736Third round
2017 Eliteserien Down-arrow-14.png14308814384832Third roundRelegated to 1. divisjon
2018 1. divisjon 4301569473151Second round
2019 1. divisjon 63013611513845Third round
2020 1. divisjon 3301569573651Cancelled

Achievements

Current squad

As of 4 June 2021 [6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Renze Fij
2 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Per-Egil Flo
3 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Mansour Gueye
4 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Martin Ove Roseth
5 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Daniel Eid
6 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Axel Kryger
7 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Sivert Mannsverk
8 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Kristoffer Valsvik
9 FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Endre Kupen
10 FW Flag of Nigeria.svg  NGA Akor Jerome Adams
11 FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Andreas Hoven
13 GK Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Jørgen Johnsen
No.Pos.NationPlayer
14 FW Flag of Nigeria.svg  NGA Peter Godly Michael
15 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Kristoffer Nessø
16 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Eirik Lereng
17 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Mathias Blårud
18 FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Kristoffer Hoven
19 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Tobias Bjørnebye
20 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Noah Solskjær (on loan from Kristiansund )
23 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Anders Johannessen Nord
24 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Tord Salte (on loan from Viking )
25 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Johan Bakke
27 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Adrian Solberg
31 GK Flag of Senegal.svg  SEN Serigne Mbaye (on loan from Kristiansund )

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
GK Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Håvard Hetle(at Florø)
DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Andreas van der Spa(at Arendal)
No.Pos.NationPlayer
DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Eivind Helgesen(at Øygarden)
FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Mathias Sundberg(at Øygarden)

Former players

Coaching and administrative staff

Head coach Eirik Bakke
Assistant Coach Rune Bolseth
Assistant Coach Marius Lenni Bøe
Goalkeeping Coach Geir Stenehjem
Head of medical/Physical Coach Didrik Sundsbø
Chairman Rolf Navarsete
Director Yngve Hallèn
Director Sport Anders Giske

Records

Managerial history

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