Trygve Bornø

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Trygve Bornø
Personal information
Full nameTrygve Bornø
Date of birth (1942-02-02) February 2, 1942 (age 77)
Place of birth Harstad, Norway
Playing position midfielder
Senior career*
Harstad IL
1964–1978 Skeid 419 (?)
National team
1966–1972 Norway 43 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Trygve Bornø (born 2 February 1942) is a retired Norwegian international footballer.


Active career

His career began in Harstad IL, but he made his name with Skeid where he played 419 matches between 1964 and 1978.

Harstad IL

Harstad Idrettslag is a Norwegian association football club from Harstad, Troms.

Skeid Fotball association football club

Skeid Fotball is a Norwegian football club from Oslo that currently plays in 1. divisjon, the second tier of the Norwegian football league system. Its current home field is Nordre Åsen, after the club stopped playing at Bislett after the 2012 season. In past decades it has gained a reputation as a talent factory for the larger clubs in Norwegian football, and it has produced several players for the national team such as Daniel Braaten, Daniel Fredheim Holm, Omar Elabdellaoui and Mohammed Abdellaoue. Other notable players include Paul Miller. Skeid played in 1. divisjon in 2009 after a short stint in the 2. divisjon. They finished champions of the Second Group of 2. divisjon in 2008. However, Skeid relegated again to 2. divisjon at end of 2009 season in 16th and last position despite a good start. In 2018, Skeid won 2. divisjon group 1 and was promoted to the 1. divisjon.

VG awarded him the Player of the Year title in 1969.

<i>Verdens Gang</i> Norwegian daily newspaper

Verdens Gang, generally known under the abbreviation VG, is a Norwegian tabloid newspaper. In 2016, circulation numbers stood at 93,883, having declined from a peak circulation of 390,510 in 2002. VG is nevertheless the most read online newspaper in Norway, with about 2 million daily readers.

Between 1966 and 1972 he was capped 43 times for the Norwegian national team. [1]

Norway national football team national association football team

The Norway men's national football team represents Norway in international association football and is controlled by the Football Association of Norway, the governing body for football in Norway. Norway's home ground is Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo and their head coach is Lars Lagerbäck. It is, as of November 2018, ranked by FIFA as the 46th best football team in the world.


Non-playing career

After ending his active career he worked as secretary general for the Norwegian Football Association, from 1983 to 1985. [2]

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  1. Norway - Record International Players - RSSSF
  2. "Norges Fotballforbund". Store norske leksikon . Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007.[ permanent dead link ]
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Nicolai Johansen
Secretary general of the Norwegian Football Association
Succeeded by
Svein Haagenrud
Preceded by
Ivar Egeberg
Secretary general of the Norwegian Football Association
Succeeded by
Karen Espelund