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Fotballklubben Haugesund is a Norwegian football club from the city of Haugesund. The club currently plays in Eliteserien, the first tier in the Norwegian football league system. It was founded on October 28, 1993, after a merger between the football clubs Djerv 1919 and SK Haugar.

Fotballklubben Haugesund (FKH)
FK Haugesund logo2018.png
Full nameFotballklubben Haugesund
Nickname(s)FKH
Araberne (the Arabs)
FoundedOctober 28, 1993; 25 years ago (1993-10-28)
GroundHaugesund Stadion
Haugesund
Capacity8,754
ChairmanLeif Helge Kaldheim
Head coachJostein Grindhaug
LeagueEliteserien
2018Eliteserien, 4th of 16
WebsiteClub website
Current season

The club's home matches are played at the 8,754-capacity Haugesund Stadion.

HistoryEdit

FK Haugesund was founded on 28 October 1993, as a result of a merger between the football clubs Djerv 1919 and SK Haugar. FK Haugesund played in Tippeligaen in 1997, 1998 and 2000. In 2007, FK Haugesund reached the Norwegian Cup final, where they lost 0–2 to Lillestrøm. After several seasons in lower divisions they got promoted back to Tippeligaen by winning the 2009 1. divisjon and have played at the top level since.

DomesticEdit

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2003 1. divisjon 6 30 13 10 7 53 42 49 Quarter-final
2004 1. divisjon   14 30 11 4 15 44 59 37 Fourth round Relegated to 2. divisjon
2005 2. divisjon, group 3   2 26 14 9 3 65 31 51 Second round Promoted to 1. divisjon as second-placed in group 3. Winners Viking 2 was ineligible for promotion
2006 1. divisjon 9 30 11 5 14 40 37 38 Third round
2007 1. divisjon 8 30 10 9 11 49 52 39 Final
2008 1. divisjon 7 30 11 9 10 48 47 42 Fourth round
2009 1. divisjon   1 30 18 4 8 67 37 58 Third round Promoted to Tippeligaen
2010 Tippeligaen 6 30 12 9 9 51 39 45 Fourth round
2011 Tippeligaen 6 30 14 5 11 55 43 47 Fourth round
2012 Tippeligaen 7 30 11 9 10 46 40 42 Quarter-final
2013 Tippeligaen 3 30 15 6 9 41 39 51 Semi-final
2014 Tippeligaen 11 30 10 6 14 43 49 36 Quarter-final
2015 Tippeligaen 12 30 8 7 15 33 52 31 Second Round
2016 Tippeligaen 4 30 12 10 8 47 43 46 Fourth Round
2017 Eliteserien 10 30 11 6 13 35 39 39 Fourth round
2018 Eliteserien 4 30 16 5 9 45 33 53 Quarter-final
2019 (in progress) Eliteserien 9 21 6 8 7 29 25 26

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EuropeanEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2014–15 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Airbus UK Broughton 2–1 1–1 3–2
2Q   FK Sarajevo 1–3 1–0 2–3
2017–18 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Coleraine 7–0 0–0 7–0
2Q   Lech Poznań 3–2 0–2 3–4
2019–20 UEFA Europa League 1Q   Cliftonville 5–1 1–0 6–1
2Q   Sturm Graz 2–0 1–2 3–2
3Q   PSV Eindhoven 0–1 0–0 0–1

Current squadEdit

As of 19 August 2019[2]

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Maciej Gostomski
2   DF Doug Bergqvist (on loan from Östersund)
3   DF Benjamin Karamoko
4   DF Fredrik Pallesen Knudsen
5   DF Benjamin Hansen
6   DF Joakim Våge Nilsen
7   MF Christian Grindheim
8   MF Sondre Tronstad
10   MF Niklas Sandberg
11   MF Martin Samuelsen (on loan from West Ham)
12   GK Helge Sandvik
13   MF Kristoffer Gunnarshaug
14   MF Torbjørn Kallevåg
No. Position Player
16   MF Bruno Leite
17   MF Ibrahima Wadji
18   DF Pascal Gregor (on loan from Helsingør)
19   DF Mikkel Desler
20   FW Ibrahima Koné
22   MF Alexander Stølås
23   MF Thore Baardsen Pedersen
25   DF Stian Ringstad
33   FW Kristoffer Velde
34   MF Kevin Martin Krygård
82   GK Oskar Snorre (on loan from Lyngby)
93   DF Dennis Horneland

For season transfers, see transfers winter 2018–19 and transfers summer 2019.

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player
21   FW Shuaibu Ibrahim (on loan to Kongsvinger until 31 December 2019)
24   GK Herman Fossdal (on loan to Djerv 1919 until 31 December 2019)
35   MF Anthony Ikedi (on loan to Nest-Sotra until 31 December 2019)

Coaching staffEdit

Head coach Jostein Grindhaug
Assistant coach Sebastian Brydegaard
Goalkeeping coach Espen Skistad
Coach Jon Olav Rokstad

Administrative staffEdit

Chairman Leiv Helge Kaldheim
Director Eirik Opedal

ManagersEdit

History of league positionsEdit

1994 1995–
1996
1997–
1998
1999 2000 2001–
2004
2005 2006–
2009
2010–
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Norsk & Internasjonal Fotballstatistikk" (in Norwegian).
  2. ^ "A-lag spillere". fkh.no/ (in Norwegian). FK Haugesund. 21 March 2019. Retrieved 21 March 2019.

External linksEdit