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List of top goal scorers in the top flight of Norwegian football, currently known as Eliteserien. The statistics begin with the 1948–49 season. The League of Norway, played from 1937–38 to 1947–48, was divided in eleven conferences with different numbers of game weeks and is therefore not included in this statistics.

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Top scorersEdit

By seasonEdit

The following is a list of top scorers in the top football league of Norway by season.[1]

  Multiple top scorers in the season
* Top scorer also won the league in the same season[2]
Season Player Nat. Club Goals Matches G/M
1948–49 Arvid Havnås   NOR Sandefjord 12 14 0.86
1949–50 Reidar Dørum   NOR Ørn 13 14 0.93
1950–51 John Sveinsson   NOR Lyn 19 14 1.36
1951–52 Jan Tangen   NOR Strømmen 15 14 1.07
1952–53 Gunnar Thoresen    NOR Larvik Turn* 15 14 1.07
1952–53 Per Jacobsen    NOR Odd 15 14 1.07
1953–54 Gunnar Thoresen   NOR Larvik Turn 15 14 1.07
1954–55 Harald Hennum   NOR Skeid 13 14 0.93
1955–56 Willy Fossli   NOR Asker 17 14 1.21
1956–57 Per Kristoffersen   NOR Fredrikstad* 15 14 1.07
1957–58 Harald Hennum   NOR Skeid 17 14 1.21
1958–59 Reidar Sundby   NOR Larvik Turn 13 14 0.93
1959–60 Per Kristoffersen   NOR Fredrikstad* 13 14 0.93
1960–61 Per Kristoffersen   NOR Fredrikstad* 15 14 0.93
1961–62 Rolf Birger Pedersen   NOR Brann* 26 30 0.87
1963 Leif Eriksen   NOR Vålerenga 16 18 0.89
1964 Ole Stavrum   NOR Lyn* 18 18 1.00
1965 Harald Berg   NOR Lyn 19 18 1.06
1966 Per Kristoffersen   NOR Fredrikstad 20 18 1.11
1967 Odd Iversen   NOR Rosenborg 17 18 0.94
1968 Odd Iversen   NOR Rosenborg 30 18 1.67
1969 Odd Iversen   NOR Rosenborg* 26 18 1.44
1970 Steinar Pettersen   NOR Strømsgodset* 16 18 0.89
1971 Jan Fuglset   NOR Fredrikstad 17 18 0.94
1972 Egil Solberg    NOR Mjøndalen 16 22 0.73
1972 Johannes Vold    NOR Viking 16 22 0.73
1973 Stein Karlsen   NOR HamKam 17 22 0.77
1974 Odd Berg   NOR Molde 13 22 0.59
1975 Arne Dokken   NOR Lillestrøm 18 22 0.82
1976 Jan Fuglset   NOR Molde 17 22 0.77
1977 Trygve Johannessen   NOR Viking 17 22 0.77
1978 Tom Lund   NOR Lillestrøm 17 22 0.77
1979 Odd Iversen   NOR Vålerenga 16 22 0.73
1980 Arne Dokken   NOR Lillestrøm 14 22 0.64
1981 Pål Jacobsen   NOR Vålerenga 16 22 0.73
1982 Tor Arne Granerud    NOR HamKam 11 22 0.50
1982 Trygve Johannessen    NOR Viking* 11 22 0.50
1983 Olav Nysæter   NOR Kongsvinger 14 22 0.64
1984 Sverre Brandhaug   NOR Rosenborg 13 22 0.77
1985 Jørn Andersen   NOR Vålerenga 23 22 1.05
1986 Arve Seland   NOR Start 12 22 0.55
1987 Jan Kristian Fjærestad   NOR Moss* 18 22 0.82
1988 Jan Åge Fjørtoft   NOR Lillestrøm 14 22 0.64
1989 Jahn Ivar Jakobsen   NOR Rosenborg 18 22 0.82
1990 Tore André Dahlum   NOR Start 20 22 0.91
1991 Karl Petter Løken   NOR Rosenborg* 12 22 0.55
1992 Kjell Roar Kaasa   NOR Kongsvinger 17 22 0.77
1993 Mons Ivar Mjelde   NOR Lillestrøm 19 22 0.86
1994 Harald Martin Brattbakk   NOR Rosenborg* 17 22 0.77
1995 Harald Martin Brattbakk   NOR Rosenborg* 26 26 1.00
1996 Harald Martin Brattbakk   NOR Rosenborg* 28 26 1.08
1997 Sigurd Rushfeldt   NOR Rosenborg* 27 26 1.04
1998 Sigurd Rushfeldt   NOR Rosenborg* 25 26 0.96
1999 Rune Lange   NOR Tromsø 23 26 0.88
2000 Thorstein Helstad   NOR Brann 18 24 0.75
2001 Frode Johnsen    NOR Rosenborg* 17 25 0.68
2001 Thorstein Helstad    NOR Brann 17 23 0.74
2001 Clayton Zane    AUS Lillestrøm 17 22 0.77
2002 Harald Martin Brattbakk   NOR Rosenborg* 17 25 0.68
2003 Harald Martin Brattbakk   NOR Rosenborg* 17 25 0.68
2004 Frode Johnsen   NOR Rosenborg* 19 26 0.73
2005 Ole Martin Årst   NOR Tromsø 16 26 0.62
2006 Daniel Nannskog   SWE Stabæk 19 26 0.73
2007 Thorstein Helstad   NOR Brann* 22 24 0.92
2008 Daniel Nannskog   SWE Stabæk* 16 26 0.62
2009 Rade Prica   SWE Rosenborg* 17 28 0.61
2010 Baye Djiby Fall   SEN Molde 16 28 0.57
2011 Mustafa Abdellaoue   NOR Tromsø 17 29 0.59
2012 Péter Kovács    HUN Strømsgodset 14 28 0.50
2012 Zdeněk Ondrášek    CZE Tromsø 14 29 0.48
2013 Frode Johnsen   NOR Odd 16 30 0.53
2014 Viðar Örn Kjartansson   ISL Vålerenga 25 29 0.86
2015 Alexander Søderlund   NOR Rosenborg* 22 27 0.81
2016 Christian Gytkjær   DEN Rosenborg* 19 28 0.68
2017 Nicklas Bendtner   DEN Rosenborg* 19 29 0.66
2018 Franck Boli   CIV Stabæk 17 29 0.59

By playerEdit

Rank Player Country Titles Years
1 Harald Martin Brattbakk   Norway
5
1994, 1995, 1996, 2002, 2003
2 Odd Iversen   Norway
4
1967, 1968, 1969, 1979
3 Per Kristoffersen   Norway
3
1959–60, 1960–61, 1966
3 Thorstein Helstad   Norway
3
2000, 2001, 2007
3 Frode Johnsen   Norway
3
2001, 2004, 2013
6 Gunnar Thoresen   Norway
2
1952–53, 1953–54
6 Harald Hennum   Norway
2
1954–55, 1957–58
6 Jan Fuglset   Norway
2
1971, 1976
6 Arne Dokken   Norway
2
1975, 1980
6 Trygve Johannessen   Norway
2
1977, 1982
6 Sigurd Rushfeldt   Norway
2
1997, 1998
6 Daniel Nannskog   Sweden
2
2006, 2008
13 Arvid Havnås   Norway
1
1948–49
13 Reidar Dørum   Norway
1
1949–50
13 John Sveinsson   Norway
1
1950–51
13 Jan Tangen   Norway
1
1951–52
13 Per Jacobsen   Norway
1
1952–53
13 Willy Fossli   Norway
1
1955–56
13 Reidar Sundby   Norway
1
1958–59
13 Rolf Birger Pedersen   Norway
1
1961–62
13 Leif Eriksen   Norway
1
1963
13 Ole Stavrum   Norway
1
1964
13 Harald Berg   Norway
1
1965
13 Steinar Pettersen   Norway
1
1970
13 Egil Solberg   Norway
1
1972
13 Johannes Vold   Norway
1
1972
13 Stein Karlsen   Norway
1
1973
13 Odd Berg   Norway
1
1974
13 Tom Lund   Norway
1
1978
13 Pål Jacobsen   Norway
1
1981
13 Tor Arne Granerud   Norway
1
1982
13 Olav Nysæter   Norway
1
1983
13 Sverre Brandhaug   Norway
1
1984
13 Jørn Andersen   Norway
1
1985
13 Arve Seland   Norway
1
1986
13 Jan Kristian Fjærestad   Norway
1
1987
13 Jan Åge Fjørtoft   Norway
1
1988
13 Jahn Ivar Jakobsen   Norway
1
1989
13 Tore André Dahlum   Norway
1
1990
13 Karl Petter Løken   Norway
1
1991
13 Kjell Roar Kaasa   Norway
1
1992
13 Mons Ivar Mjelde   Norway
1
1993
13 Rune Lange   Norway
1
1999
13 Clayton Zane   Australia
1
2001
13 Ole Martin Årst   Norway
1
2005
13 Rade Prica   Sweden
1
2009
13 Baye Djiby Fall   Senegal
1
2010
13 Mustafa Abdellaoue   Norway
1
2011
13 Péter Kovács   Hungary
1
2012
13 Zdeněk Ondrášek   Czech Republic
1
2012
13 Viðar Örn Kjartansson   Iceland
1
2014
13 Alexander Søderlund   Norway
1
2015
13 Christian Gytkjær   Denmark
1
2016
13 Nicklas Bendtner   Denmark
1
2017
13 Franck Boli   Ivory Coast
1
2018

By clubEdit

Club Titles Seasons
1 Rosenborg
19
1967, 1968, 1969, 1984, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2015, 2016, 2017
2 Lillestrøm
6
1975, 1978, 1980, 1988, 1993, 2001
3 Fredrikstad
5
1956–57, 1959–60, 1960–61, 1966, 1971
3 Vålerenga
5
1963, 1979, 1981, 1985, 2014
5 Brann
4
1961–62, 2000, 2001, 2007
6 Lyn
3
1950–51, 1964, 1965
6 Viking
3
1972, 1977, 1982
6 Molde
3
1974, 1976, 2010
6 Tromsø
3
1999, 2005, 2011
6 Stabæk
3
2006, 2008, 2018
11 Larvik Turn
2
1952–53, 1953–54
11 Skeid
2
1954–55, 1957–58
11 Start
2
1986, 1990
11 Kongsvinger
2
1983, 1992
11 Strømsgodset
2
1970, 2012
11 Odd
2
1952–53, 2013
17 Sandefjord BK
1
1948–49
17 Ørn-Horten
1
1949–50
17 Strømmen
1
1951–52
17 Asker
1
1955–56
17 Mjøndalen
1
1972
17 HamKam
1
1982
17 Moss
1
1987

By nationalityEdit

Country Titles
  Norway
65
  Sweden
3
  Denmark
2
  Australia
1
  Senegal
1
  Hungary
1
  Czech Republic
1
  Iceland
1
  Ivory Coast
1

All-time topscorers with over 50 goalsEdit

The following is an all-time top-scorer list.[3] Players who have scored 50 or more goals are included.

Active player
Bold Active player in 2019 Eliteserien
As of 17 June 2019
Rank Player Goals Matches Avg. Seasons Club(s)
1 Sigurd Rushfeldt 172 296 0.58 1992–2011 Tromsø, Rosenborg
2 Harald Martin Brattbakk 166 255 0.65 1990–2005 Rosenborg, Bodø/Glimt
3 Petter Belsvik 159 292 0.54 1989–2003 Molde, HamKam, Start, Stabæk, Rosenborg, Vålerenga, Lillestrøm
4 Odd Iversen 158 225 0.70 1966–1982 Rosenborg, Vålerenga
5 Per Kristoffersen 146 194 0.75 1956–1968 Fredrikstad
6 Frode Johnsen 132 301 0.45 1999–2015 Odd, Rosenborg
7 Arne Pedersen 120 217 0.51 1951–1966 Fredrikstad
8= Thorstein Helstad 116 234 0.49 1995–2014 HamKam, Brann, Rosenborg, Lillestrøm
8= Bengt Sæternes 116 272 0.43 1996–2011 Viking, Bodø/Glimt, Brann, Vålerenga
10 Jostein Flo 112 213 0.53 1987–2001 Molde, Sogndal, Strømsgodset
11 Arild Sundgot 111 322 0.34 1995–2011 Hødd, Lillestrøm
12 Jan Fuglset 109 209 0.52 1967–1982 Fredrikstad, Molde
13 Svein Mathisen 106 327 0.32 1973–1989 Start
14= Ole Martin Årst 101 249 0.40 1995–2012 Tromsø, Start
14= Morten Berre 101 452 0.23 1996–2015 Skeid, Haugesund, Viking, Vålerenga
16 Mini Jakobsen 98 194 0.51 1988–2000 Rosenborg
17 Steffen Iversen 98 231 0.44 1995–2012 Rosenborg, Vålerenga
18 Henry Johannessen 96 139 0.69 1946–1961 Fredrikstad
19 Espen Hoff 95 406 0.24 1999–2016 Odd, Lyn, Stabæk, Start
20 Harald Hennum 94 121 0.78 1949–1963 Frigg, Skeid
21 Gunnar Thoresen 91 116 0.78 1947–1962 Larvik Turn
22= Gøran Sørloth 89 228 0.39 1984–1995 Strindheim, Rosenborg, Viking
22= Tore André Dahlum 89 220 0.40 1989–1999 Start, Rosenborg
22= Willy Olsen 89 151 0.59 1949–1961 Fredrikstad
25 Magne Hoseth 88 311 0.32 1999–2017 Molde, Vålerenga, Stabæk, Viking, Aalesund, Kristiansund
26 Roar Strand 86 425 0.20 1990–2010 Rosenborg, Molde
27 Steinar Pettersen 85 153 0.56 1967–1975 Strømsgodset
28= Mons Ivar Mjelde 84 173 0.49 1990–2001 Brann, Lillestrøm, Sogndal
28= Stig Johansen 84 210 0.40 1995–2009 Bodø/Glimt
28= Sverre Brandhaug 84 225 0.37 1981–1991 Rosenborg
28= Olivier Occéan 84 226 0.37 2004– Odd Grenland, Lillestrøm, Odd, Mjøndalen
32= Pål Jacobsen 82 158 0.52 1973–1986 HamKam, Vålerenga
32= Ole Stavrum 82 96 0.85 1962–1967 Lyn
34= Steinar Aase 81 211 0.38 1973–1985 Brann, Start
34= Kai Sjøberg 81 155 0.52 1961–1970 Skeid
34= Willy Fossli 81 108 0.75 1952–1959 Asker
37 Jan-Derek Sørensen 79 300 0.26 1992–2009 Lyn, Bodø/Glimt, Rosenborg, Vålerenga
38= Péter Kovács 78 234 0.34 2003–2017 Tromsø, Viking, Odd, Strømsgodset, Sarpsborg 08, Sandefjord
38= Geir Henæs 78 227 0.34 1977–1988 Moss
38= Erik Nevland 78 189 0.42 1997–2012 Viking
41 Per Jacobsen 77 164 0.47 1951–1962 Odd
42 Trygve Johannessen 76 178 0.43 1974–1985 Viking, Brann
43 Daniel Nannskog 74 114 0.65 2006–2010 Stabæk
44= Jan Tangen 73 139 0.53 1950–1961 Strømmen
44= Veigar Páll Gunnarsson 73 177 0.42 2001–2012 Strømsgodset, Stabæk, Vålerenga
46= Daniel Berg Hestad 72 473 0.15 1993–2016 Molde
46= Trond Olsen 72 336 0.21 2011– Bodø/Glimt, Lillestrøm, Rosenborg, Viking
46= Marcus Pedersen 72 152 0.47 2008– HamKam, Strømsgodset, Vålerenga, Brann
46= Mustafa Abdellaoue 72 204 0.35 2009– Vålerenga, Tromsø, Aalesund, Strømsgodset
46= Alexander Søderlund 72 170 0.42 2011– Haugesund, Rosenborg
51= Hans Nordahl 71 148 0.48 1949–1960 Skeid
51= Reidar Sundby 71 110 0.65 1953–1962 Larvik Turn
51= Ingar Pettersen 71 174 0.41 1967–1976 Strømsgodset
54= Arne Larsen Økland 70 145 0.48 1976–1987 Vard, Bryne
54= Egil Østenstad 70 161 0.43 1990–2005 Viking
54= Egil Solberg 70 150 0.47 1969–1982 Mjøndalen
54= Øyvind Storflor 70 407 0.17 1998– Rosenborg, Moss, Strømsgodset, Ranheim
58 Ola Dybwad-Olsen 69 142 0.49 1964–1978 Lyn
59 Harald Berg 68 131 0.52 1964–1979 Lyn, Bodø/Glimt
60 Stein Kollshaugen 67 178 0.38 1974–1987 Raufoss, Moss, HamKam
61 Raymond Kvisvik 66 247 0.27 1998–2009 Moss, Brann, Fredrikstad
62= Runar Berg 65 335 0.19 1991–2009 Rosenborg, Tromsø, Bodø/Glimt, Lyn
62= Ole Bjørn Sundgot 65 225 0.29 1991–2004 Molde, Lyn
62= Frank Strandli 65 153 0.42 1989–1999 Start, Brann, Lillestrøm
65= Arne Dokken 64 147 0.44 1975–1986 Strømsgodset, Lillestrøm, Rosenborg
65= Karl Petter Løken 64 208 0.31 1987–1998 Rosenborg, Stabæk
65= Åsbjørn Skjærpe 64 133 0.48 1955–1965 Viking
65= Tom Lund 64 149 0.43 1975–1982 Lillestrøm
69= Geir Frigård 63 177 0.36 1990–2005 Lillestrøm, Kongsvinger, HamKam
69= Christian Gytkjær 63 121 0.52 2012–2016 Sandnes Ulf, Haugesund, Rosenborg
71= Harry Kure 62 142 0.44 1950–1965 Selbak, Sarpsborg
71= Pål Sæthrang 62 100 0.62 1963–1969 Skeid
73= Olav Håkon Blengsli 61 99 0.62 1962–1967 Steinkjer
73= Tryggvi Gudmundsson 61 141 0.43 1998–2003 Tromsø, Stabæk
73= Martin Andresen 61 294 0.21 1996–2009 Moss, Viking, Stabæk, Molde, Brann, Vålerenga
76= Bjørn Skjønsberg 60 197 0.30 1972–1983 Skeid, HamKam
76= Rolf Birger Pedersen 60 121 0.50 1958–1968 Brann
76= Sten Glenn Håberg 60 193 0.31 1981–1992 Lillestrøm, Start, Brann
79= Tom Gulbrandsen 59 307 0.19 1983–1997 Mjøndalen, Lillestrøm
79= Kjell Roar Kaasa 59 134 0.44 1992–1999 Kongsvinger, Lyn, Rosenborg, Stabæk, Vålerenga
79= Trond Egil Soltvedt 59 168 0.35 1989–1998 Viking, Brann, Rosenborg
79= Simen Brenne 59 315 0.19 2000–2015 Moss, Fredrikstad, Lillestrøm, Odd Grenland, Strømsgodset, Sarpsborg 08
83 Per Knudsen 58 176 0.33 1955–1967 Vålerenga
84= Bent Skammelsrud 57 272 0.21 1990–2002 Rosenborg
84= Leif Eriksen 57 142 0.40 1959–1968 Vålerenga
84= Einar Bruno Larsen 57 155 0.37 1959–1968 Vålerenga
84= Bjørn Tronstad 57 112 0.51 1974–1981 Brann
84= Odd Johnsen 57 180 0.32 1982–1994 Mjøndalen, Brann, Strømsgodset
84= Tore André Flo 57 134 0.42 1994–2012 Sogndal, Tromsø, Brann, Vålerenga
84= Rade Prica 57 104 0.55 2009–2012 Rosenborg
84= Ola Kamara 57 149 0.38 2006–2015 Stabæk, Strømsgodset, Molde
92= Odd Wangen 55 132 0.42 1950–1961 Strømmen
92= Andreas Lund 55 99 0.56 1995–2000 Start, Molde
94 Per Ljostveit 54 99 0.55 1953–1961 Larvik Turn
95= Alexander Ødegaard 53 227 0.23 2001–2010 Sogndal, Rosenborg, Viking
95= Olav Nilsen 53 179 0.30 1960–1974 Viking
97 Rune Lange 52 92 0.57 1997–2008 Tromsø, Vålerenga
98= Aasmund Bjørkan 51 250 0.20 1993–2005 Bodø/Glimt, Vålerenga
98= Ríkharður Daðason 51 81 0.63 1998–2003 Viking, Lillestrøm, Fredrikstad
100= Torgeir Børven 50 158 0.32 2009– Odd, Vålerenga, Brann
100= Arvid Havnås 50 105 0.48 1949–1960 Sandefjord

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Toppscorere menn 1948–2009" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Football Association of Norway. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Seriemesterskap menn 1938–2009" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Football Association of Norway. 2010. Retrieved 24 July 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Historisk statistikk – Toppscorer". Adresseavisen (in Norwegian). 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2012.