The 2012 2. divisjon season began on 14 April 2012 and ended on 27 October 2012.[1] The league consisted of 56 teams divided into 4 groups of 14 teams.[2] The four group-winners, Elverum, Kristiansund, Vard Haugesund and Follo was promoted to the 1. divisjon, while the bottom three teams in each groups was relegated to the 3. divisjon.

2. divisjon
Season2012
ChampionsElverum, Kristiansund, Vard Haugesund, Follo
2011
2013

TeamsEdit

Asker, Løv-Ham (replaced by Fyllingsdalen[notes 1][3][4]), Nybergsund-Trysil and Randaberg were relegated from the 2011 1. divisjon,[5] while Ullensaker/Kisa, Bærum, Notodden and Tromsdalen were promoted to the 2012 1. divisjon.

Tiller, Strindheim, Steinkjer, Herd, Jevnaker, Viking 2, Førde, Austevoll, Harstad, Hasle-Løren, Skarp along with Manglerud Star, who withdrew their team, were relegated from 2011 2. Divisjon.

Østsiden, Gjøvik FF, Grorud, Birkebeineren, Jerv, Egersund,[notes 2][6] Brann 2, Fana, Træff, Buvik, Mo and Finnsnes were promoted from 2011 3. Divisjon as winners of their groups.

League tablesEdit

Group 1Edit

2. Divisjon, group 1
Season2012
ChampionsElverum
RelegatedØrn-Horten, Lillehammer, Brumunddal
Matches played182
Goals scored615 (3.38 per match)
Top goalscorerJean Alassane Mendy (25 goals)[7]
Biggest home winRaufoss 7-0 Strømsgodset 2[8]
Biggest away winGjøvik 0-5 Raufoss[8]
Highest scoringStrømsgodset 2 4-4 Grorud[8]
Longest winning run6 games - Elverum, Raufoss, Strømsgodset 2[9]
Longest unbeaten run10 games - Raufoss, Grorud, Lillehammer[9]
Longest winless run14 games - Brumunddal[9]
Longest losing run6 games - Brumunddal[9]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Elverum (P) 26 14 9 3 57 30 +27 51 Promotion to 1. divisjon
2 Raufoss 26 13 7 6 54 26 +28 46
3 Nybergsund-Trysil 26 13 5 8 49 32 +17 44
4 Birkebeineren 26 13 4 9 50 46 +4 43
5 Strømsgodset 2 26 11 5 10 57 68 −11 38
6 Fram Larvik 26 10 6 10 39 37 +2 36
7 Valdres 26 10 6 10 38 40 −2 36
8 Gjøvik 26 9 9 8 38 43 −5 36
9 Vålerenga 2 26 9 6 11 44 43 +1 33
10 Grorud 26 7 11 8 44 40 +4 32
11 Tønsberg 26 10 3 13 32 52 −20 32[a]
12 Ørn-Horten (R) 26 8 4 14 42 50 −8 28 Relegation to 3. divisjon
13 Lillehammer (R) 26 6 10 10 42 54 −12 28
14 Brumunddal (R) 26 3 7 16 29 54 −25 16
Updated to match(es) played on 20 October 2012. Source: nifs.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Tønsberg were deducted 2 point for using an illegal player.[10] This was reduced to 1 point on appeal.

Group 2Edit

2. Divisjon, group 2
Season2012
ChampionsKristiansund
RelegatedSkeid, Buvik, Aalesund 2
Matches played182
Goals scored743 (4.08 per match)
Top goalscorerKarim Aoudia (24 goals)[11]
Biggest home winMolde 2 8-0 Rosenborg 2[12]
Biggest away winAalesund 2 1-8 Rosenborg 2[12]
Highest scoringTræff 7-3 Aalesund 2[12]
Longest winning run11 games - Kristiansund[13]
Longest unbeaten run21 games - Kristiansund[13]
Longest winless run12 games - Aalesund 2[13]
Longest losing run12 games - Aalesund 2[13]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Kristiansund (P) 26 22 2 2 77 18 +59 68 Promotion to 1. divisjon
2 Nardo 26 15 5 6 58 42 +16 50
3 Fyllingsdalen 26 14 5 7 51 37 +14 47
4 Byåsen 26 14 5 7 57 47 +10 47
5 Kjelsås 26 14 2 10 58 48 +10 44
6 Rosenborg 2 26 11 5 10 63 50 +13 38
7 KFUM Oslo 26 11 5 10 48 49 −1 38
8 Levanger 26 10 4 12 53 48 +5 34
9 Træff 26 8 8 10 51 50 +1 32
10 Molde 2 26 9 5 12 65 67 −2 32
11 Fana 26 8 6 12 54 52 +2 30
12 Skeid (R) 26 7 5 14 42 55 −13 26 Relegation to 3. divisjon
13 Buvik (R) 26 4 4 18 41 88 −47 16
14 Aalesund 2 (R) 26 4 1 21 25 92 −67 13
Updated to match(es) played on 20 October 2012. Source: nifs.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Group 3Edit

2. Divisjon, group 3
Season2012
ChampionsVard Haugesund
RelegatedJerv, Mandalskameratene, Randaberg
Matches played182
Goals scored650 (3.57 per match)
Top goalscorerØyvind Gausdal (23 goals)[14]
Biggest home winBrann 2 6-1 Odd Grenland 2[15]
Biggest away winMandalskameratene 2-7 Vindbjart[15]
Highest scoringBrann 2 5-4 Nest-Sotra[15]
Longest winning run6 games - Pors Grenland[16]
Longest unbeaten run12 games - Vard Haugesund[16]
Longest winless run12 games - Mandalskameratene[16]
Longest losing run6 games - Brann 2[16]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Vard Haugesund (P) 26 15 8 3 60 26 +34 53 Promotion to 1. divisjon
2 Flekkerøy 26 14 4 8 53 30 +23 46
3 Åsane 26 11 7 8 46 44 +2 40
4 Nest-Sotra 26 12 3 11 50 47 +3 39
5 Vidar 26 10 8 8 42 42 0 38
6 Ålgård 26 11 5 10 36 48 −12 38
7 Brann 2 26 11 4 11 60 63 −3 37
8 Pors Grenland 26 10 6 10 40 36 +4 36
9 Vindbjart 26 9 8 9 56 47 +9 35
10 Egersund 26 9 8 9 46 45 +1 35
11 Odd Grenland 2 26 10 3 13 39 47 −8 33
12 Jerv (R) 26 9 5 12 45 53 −8 32 Relegation to 3. divisjon
13 Mandalskameratene (R) 26 6 6 14 46 72 −26 24
14 Randaberg (R) 26 6 3 17 31 49 −18 21
Updated to match(es) played on 20 October 2012. Source: nifs.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Group 4Edit

2. Divisjon, group 4
Season2012
ChampionsFollo
RelegatedMjølner, Finnsnes, Stabæk 2
Matches played182
Goals scored624 (3.43 per match)
Top goalscorerEirik Markegård (19 goals)[17]
Biggest home winFrigg 7-1 Asker[18]
Biggest away winØstsiden 1-5 Moss[18]
Highest scoringSenja 5-3 Moss[18]
Longest winning run8 games - Senja[19]
Longest unbeaten run13 games - Lørenskog[19]
Longest winless run8 games - Frigg[19]
Longest losing run5 games - Tromsø 2, Finnsnes, Stabæk 2[19]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Follo (P) 26 18 2 6 58 28 +30 56 Promotion to 1. divisjon
2 Lørenskog 26 16 3 7 51 39 +12 51
3 Senja 26 15 5 6 54 44 +10 50
4 Asker 26 14 5 7 54 36 +18 47
5 Kvik Halden 26 11 6 9 53 40 +13 39
6 Østsiden 26 12 3 11 45 43 +2 39
7 Nesodden 26 9 7 10 39 47 −8 34
8 Frigg 26 9 5 12 53 58 −5 32
9 Mo 26 9 4 13 41 49 −8 31
10 Moss 26 8 6 12 42 46 −4 30
11 Tromsø 2 26 8 3 15 35 48 −13 27
12 Mjølner (R) 26 7 6 13 26 41 −15 27 Relegation to 3. divisjon
13 Finnsnes (R) 26 8 3 15 35 51 −16 27
14 Stabæk 2 (R) 26 8 2 16 36 52 −16 26
Updated to match(es) played on 20 October 2012. Source: nifs.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Løv-Ham and Fyllingen merged and formed a new club, named FK Fyllingsdalen, which will take Løv-Ham's spot in 2. Divisjon. The club was first named FK Varden, but it was changed on 21 November 2011
  2. ^ Start 2 won the group, but since Start was relegated from Tippeligaen, Egersund was promoted

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "2. divisjonsavdelingene klare". nrk.no (in Norwegian). NRK. 5 November 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Løv-Ham og Fyllingen blir én klubb". bt.no (in Norwegian). Bergens Tidende. 28 September 2011. Archived from the original on 1 November 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2011.
  4. ^ "Dropper Varden-navnet". nrk.no (in Norwegian). NRK. 21 November 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2011.
  5. ^ "Asker ned etter høstkollaps, Strømmen overlevde". fvn.no (in Norwegian). Fædrelandsvennen. 30 October 2011. Archived from the original on 3 January 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
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