The 2006 Tippeligaen was the 61st completed season of top division football in Norway. The season began on April 9, 2006 and ended on November 5, 2006. Rosenborg became champions on October 29, with one round to go, by defeating Viking at home. The other main contenders for the title were Brann and Lillestrøm, the former securing their place as runners-up on the same day.

Tippeligaen
Season2006
ChampionsRosenborg
20th title
RelegatedHamKam
Molde
Champions LeagueRosenborg
UEFA CupFredrikstad
Brann
Vålerenga
Lillestrøm
Matches played182
Goals scored521 (2.86 per match)
Top goalscorerDaniel Nannskog
(19 goals)
Biggest home winStabæk 8–0 Molde
(29 October 2006)
Biggest away winHamKam 1–5 Stabæk
(5 November 2006)
Highest scoringFredrikstad 5–3 Tromsø
(29 May 2006)
Brann 5–3 Sandefjord
(17 September 2006)
Stabæk 8–0 Molde
(29 October 2006)
Longest winning run8 games[1]
Rosenborg
Longest unbeaten run12 games[1]
Rosenborg
Longest winless run8 games[1]
Odd Grenland
Longest losing run6 games[1]
Odd Grenland
Highest attendance22,330[2]
Rosenborg 1–1 Odd Grenland
(16 May 2006)
Lowest attendance2,563[2]
Lyn 2–0 Molde
(6 August 2006)
Average attendance9,101 Decrease 4.2%[3]
2005
2007

Rosenborg won their twentieth league title.

Notable eventsEdit

Teams and locationsEdit

Fourteen teams competed in the league – the top twelve teams from the previous season, and two teams promoted from 1. divisjon.

Locations of the teams in 2006 Tippeligaen
Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Ap. Location Stadium Turf Capacity
Brann 50 Bergen Brann Stadion Natural 17,500
Fredrikstad 37 Fredrikstad Fredrikstad Stadion Natural 10,500
HamKam 21 Hamar Briskeby Natural 8,068
Lillestrøm 43 Lillestrøm Åråsen Stadion Natural 12,000
Lyn 33 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion Natural 25,572
Molde 31 Molde Aker Stadion Natural 11,167
Odd Grenland 26 Skien Odd Stadion Natural 8,000
Rosenborg 43 Trondheim Lerkendal Stadion Natural 21,166
Sandefjord 1 Sandefjord Storstadion Natural 7,000
Stabæk 11 Bærum Nadderud Stadion Natural 8,000
Start 32 Kristiansand Kristiansand Stadion Natural 14,000
Tromsø 20 Tromsø Alfheim Stadion Natural/Artificial1 9,362
Vålerenga 46 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion Natural 25,572
Viking 57 Stavanger Viking Stadion Natural 15,350

1 Tromsø installed artificial turf on Alfheim Stadion in the summer break during the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rosenborg (C) 26 15 8 3 47 24 +23 53 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Brann 26 14 4 8 39 36 +3 46 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first qualifying round[a]
3 Vålerenga 26 13 5 8 43 28 +15 44
4 Lillestrøm 26 12 8 6 44 33 +11 44
5 Stabæk 26 10 9 7 53 36 +17 39
6 Start 26 10 7 9 29 32 −3 37
7 Lyn 26 10 5 11 33 36 −3 35
8 Fredrikstad 26 8 8 10 38 46 −8 32 Qualification for the UEFA Cup second qualifying round[b]
9 Sandefjord 26 9 5 12 37 47 −10 32
10 Tromsø 26 8 5 13 33 39 −6 29
11 Viking 26 8 5 13 31 37 −6 29
12 Odd Grenland (O) 26 7 8 11 30 38 −8 29 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
13 Ham-Kam 26 7 7 12 35 39 −4 28 Relegation to 1. divisjon
14 Molde (R) 26 7 4 15 29 50 −21 25
Source: NIFS.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Lillestrøm qualified for the UEFA Cup first qualifying round through the UEFA Fair Play ranking award.[5]
  2. ^ Fredrikstad qualified for the UEFA Cup second qualifying round after winning the Norwegian Cup.

Relegation play-offsEdit

Date Host Score Visitor Ground Attendance
November 8 Odd Grenland 3–0 Bryne Odd Stadion, Skien 5,363
November 11 Bryne 1–7 Odd Grenland Bryne Stadion, Bryne 3,014

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BRA FRE HAM LIL LYN MOL ODD ROS SAN STB IKS TRO VÅL VIK
Brann 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–3 5–3 2–2 0–1 2–1 3–1 2–0
Fredrikstad 1–1 2–2 0–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 4–0 5–3 2–1 2–1
Ham-Kam 4–0 3–1 1–2 1–0 1–2 3–0 1–1 3–0 1–5 2–2 2–3 1–1 0–0
Lillestrøm 2–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 3–0 2–2 3–3 1–2 2–2 2–1 1–2 2–1 3–1
Lyn 2–0 1–2 1–0 3–3 2–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–4 1–2 1–3 2–1 0–0
Molde 0–2 4–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 0–2 2–3 1–3 1–1 3–1 0–3 3–1
Odd Grenland 1–3 3–3 3–0 0–3 2–1 0–0 0–4 3–1 0–1 2–0 3–2 3–2 0–1
Rosenborg 0–0 1–0 0–3 3–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 3–1 1–0 3–0 2–1 3–2 4–1
Sandefjord 0–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 5–2 1–3 0–2 3–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 3–2
Stabæk 1–2 3–2 4–0 2–2 3–2 8–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–2 3–1 2–2 1–1
Start 0–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 3–2 2–1 2–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–2 3–1
Tromsø 3–1 3–1 0–2 1–0 1–2 2–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 0–1 1–0 0–1 0–0
Vålerenga 2–1 5–1 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–0 0–0 0–0 4–1 3–1 1–0 3–1 1–0
Viking 5–0 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 1–0 1–3 1–0 3–1 1–2 1–0 1–2
Source: NIFS (in Norwegian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

# Nat Player Team Goals total Goals penalties Matches played
1   Daniel Nannskog Stabæk 19 3 26
2   Veigar Páll Gunnarsson Stabæk 18 2 25
3   Steffen Iversen Rosenborg 17 3 24
4   Peter Ijeh Viking 11 0 15
4   Michael Mifsud Lillestrøm 11 0 24
4   Ole Martin Årst Tromsø 11 2 26
7   Robert Koren Lillestrøm 10 1 26
7   Andreas Tegström Sandefjord 10 0 24
9   Jan-Derek Sørensen Vålerenga 9 0 20
9   Bengt Sæternes Brann 9 0 25

DisciplineEdit

PlayerEdit

ClubEdit

  • Most yellow cards: 49[6]
    • Molde
  • Most red cards: 4[7]
    • Tromsø

AttendancesEdit

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Rosenborg 252,718 22,330 15,897 19,440 +10.8%
2 Brann 216,789 19,254 13,528 16,676 +12.5%
3 Viking 180,831 16,251 11,351 13,910 +1.5%
4 Vålerenga 180,348 20,703 8,457 13,873 −11.4%
5 Lillestrøm 112,006 11,610 6,724 8,616 +9.6%
6 Fredrikstad 105,741 10,500 6,342 8,134 −7.7%
7 Start 99,798 9,738 6,116 7,677 −24.0%
8 Lyn 92,073 16,049 2,563 7,083 +9.3%
9 Molde 79,653 9,215 4,351 6,127 −5.9%
10 HamKam 71,574 8,063 4,082 5,506 −2.2%
11 Sandefjord 69,171 7,197 3,722 5,321 n/a1
12 Tromsø 65,889 7,480 4,007 5,068 +0.1%
13 Stabæk 65,793 6,907 3,998 5,061 n/a1
14 Odd Grenland 63,923 6,315 4,021 4,917 −8.2%
League total 1,656,307 22,330 2,563 9,101 −4.2%

Updated to games played on 8 April 2019
Source: nifs.no
Notes:
1: Team played last season in 1. divisjon.

Fair PlayEdit

  1. Fredrikstad 8.02
  2. Rosenborg 7.97
  3. Vålerenga 7.88
  4. Lillestrøm 7.83
  5. Start 7.82
  6. Viking 7.81
  7. Sandefjord 7.77
  8. Stabæk 7.76
  9. Brann 7.72
  10. Molde 7.59
  11. Odd Grenland 7.57
  12. Tromsø 7.53
  13. Lyn 7.43
  14. Ham-Kam 7.23

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Tippeligaen - 2006". WhoScored.com. WhoScored.com. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  2. ^ a b "TROskuertall Tippeligaen 2006". nifs.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  3. ^ "EFS Attendances". www.european-football-statistics.co.uk. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  4. ^ "(In Norwegian) Per-Mathias Høgmo er sykmeldt i 2 måneder". Rosenborg BK. 2006-07-27. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2006-08-06.
  5. ^ "Lillestrøm klare for UEFA-cupen". dagbladet.no. 15 May 2007. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Tippeligaen 2006 Yellow Cards". altomfotball.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Tippeligaen 2007 Red Cards". altomfotball.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  8. ^ Fotballforbund, Norges. "404 ikke funnet". fotball.no - Norges Fotballforbund. Retrieved 9 April 2018.

External linksEdit