Steinar Pettersen

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Steinar Pettersen
Personal information
Date of birth 29 April 1945
Place of birth Drammen
Senior career*
1962–1975 Strømsgodset
National team
1968–1972 Norway 7 (0)
Teams managed
1979 Strømsgodset
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Steinar Pettersen (born 29 April 1945 in Drammen [1] ) is a former football [2] and bandy international from Norway.



He played for Strømsgodset IF from 1962 to 1975. He played 282 matches, scoring 234 goals in football, he played even more and scored likewise for the bandy team. He won 6 caps in football and 25 in bandy. He won a silver medal with Norway in the 1965 Bandy World Championship in Moscow.

He scored all four goals in the Norwegian bandy final of 1962, beating Sparta/Bragerøen 4–0. He was then 16 years of age. He won six Norwegian championships in this sport. He won the Norwegian 1st division (football) in 1970, and three Cups in 1969, 1970 and 1973.

Pettersen played European football against teams such as Leeds United, Liverpool, FC Nantes and Arsenal and won acclaim from the English players and managers.

Managerial career

He later managed Strømsgodset IF. [3]

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  1. "Steinar Pettersen". Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  2. Steinar Pettersen at
  3. "Trenere" (in Norwegian). Strømsgodset IF. Archived from the original on 1 August 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.