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2003 in Norwegian Football

The 2003 season was the 98th season of competitive football in Norway.

Men's football

League season

Tippeligaen

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rosenborg (C) 26 19 4 3 68 28 +40 61 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Bodø/Glimt 26 14 5 7 45 30 +15 47 Qualification for the UEFA Cup second qualifying round
3 Stabæk 26 11 9 6 51 35 +16 42
4 Odd Grenland 26 11 5 10 46 43 +3 38
5 Viking 26 9 10 7 46 34 +12 37
6 Brann 26 10 7 9 45 47 −2 37
7 Lillestrøm 26 10 7 9 33 35 −2 37
8 Sogndal 26 9 8 9 43 46 −3 35
9 Molde 26 9 4 13 32 41 −9 31
10 Lyn 26 8 6 12 34 45 −11 30
11 Tromsø 26 8 5 13 30 52 −22 29
12 Vålerenga (O) 26 6 10 10 30 33 −3 28 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
13 Aalesund (R) 26 7 7 12 30 43 −13 28 Relegation to 1. divisjon
14 Bryne (R) 26 7 1 18 35 56 −21 22
Source: NIFS.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated
Play-offs

November 10: Sandefjord - Vålerenga 0-0

November 22: Vålerenga - Sandefjord 5-3 (agg. 5-3)

Vålerenga stay up.

Top scorers

17 goals: Harald Martin Brattbakk, Rosenborg

15 goals: Frode Johnsen, Rosenborg

13 goals: Håvard Flo, Sogndal

11 goals: Magne Hoseth, Molde

Erik Nevland, Viking

10 goals: Edwin van Ankeren, Odd Grenland

Thomas Finstad, Stabæk

1. divisjon

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 HamKam (C, P) 30 19 6 5 60 29 +31 63 Promotion to Tippeligaen
2 Fredrikstad (P) 30 19 5 6 68 37 +31 62
3 Sandefjord 30 19 4 7 71 41 +30 61 Qualification for the promotion play-offs
4 Raufoss 30 17 5 8 75 47 +28 56
5 Hønefoss BK 30 16 7 7 55 41 +14 55
6 Haugesund 30 13 10 7 53 42 +11 49
7 Mandalskameratene 30 14 7 9 57 51 +6 49
8 Skeid 30 13 6 11 46 47 −1 45
9 Start 30 12 4 14 53 50 +3 40
10 Strømsgodset 30 10 7 13 56 58 −2 37
11 Hødd 30 9 8 13 51 54 −3 35
12 Moss 30 8 11 11 34 39 −5 35
13 Bærum (R) 30 7 6 17 34 58 −24 27 Relegation to 2. divisjon
14 Oslo Øst[a] (R) 30 5 7 18 36 67 −31 20
15 Ørn-Horten (R) 30 5 5 20 40 83 −43 20
16 Alta (R) 30 3 4 23 31 76 −45 13
Source: nifs.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Oslo Øst were deducted a total 2 points.

2. divisjon

3. divisjon

Norwegian Cup

Final

Bodø/Glimt1-3 (a.e.t.)Rosenborg
Johansen 28 Report F. Johnsen 35
Solli 105, 120
Attendance: 25,447
Referee: Terje Hauge (Olsvik)

Women's football

League season

Toppserien

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Trondheims-Ørn (C) 18 15 2 1 53 7 +46 47 Qualification for the UEFA Women's Cup second qualifying round
2 Kolbotn 18 13 0 5 63 28 +35 39
3 Asker 18 12 3 3 54 20 +34 39
4 Røa 18 7 6 5 23 27 −4 27
5 Fløya 18 8 1 9 28 40 −12 25
6 Arna-Bjørnar 18 6 4 8 43 48 −5 22
7 Team Strømmen 18 6 2 10 33 47 −14 20
8 Klepp 18 3 8 7 25 36 −11 17
9 Liungen (R) 18 5 2 11 32 45 −13 17 Relegation to 1. divisjon
10 Larvik (R) 18 0 2 16 14 70 −56 2
Source: NIFS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

1. divisjon

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Sandviken (P) 18 15 2 1 73 16 +57 47 Promoted
2 Medkila (P) 18 13 3 2 57 27 +30 42
3 Amazon Grimstad 18 11 2 5 49 29 +20 35
4 Skeid 18 11 1 6 50 26 +24 34
5 Byåsen 18 9 1 8 43 52 −9 28
6 Fortuna 18 7 4 7 32 29 +3 25
7 Kattem 18 5 3 10 27 40 −13 18
8 Haugar 18 4 1 13 18 52 −34 13
9 Vålerenga (R) 18 3 1 14 20 61 −41 10 Relegated
10 Nittedal (R) 18 2 2 14 14 51 −37 8
Source:[]
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Norwegian Women's Cup

Final

Men's UEFA competitions

Norwegian representatives

Champions League

Qualifying rounds

Second qualifying round
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bohemians Republic of Ireland 0-5 Norway Rosenborg 0-1 0-4
Third qualifying round
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rosenborg Norway 0-1 Spain Deportivo La Coruña 0-0 0-1

UEFA Cup

Qualifying round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Molde Norway 6-0 Faroe Islands KÍ Klaksvík 2-0 4-0
NSÍ Runavík Faroe Islands 1-9 Norway Lyn Oslo 1-3 0-6

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Vålerenga Norway 1-1 (a) Austria GAK 0-0 1-1
União de Leiria Portugal 2-3 Norway Molde 1-0 1-3
Ventspils Latvia 1-10 Norway Rosenborg 1-4 0-6
PAOK Greece 3-1 Norway Lyn Oslo 0-1 3-0

Second round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rosenborg Norway 1-0 Serbia and Montenegro Red Star Belgrade 0-0 1-0
Benfica Portugal 5-1 Norway Molde 3-1 2-0
Vålerenga Norway 0-0 (4-3 p) Poland Wis?a Kraków 0-0 0-0 (a.e.t.)

Third round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Benfica Portugal 2-2 (a) Norway Rosenborg 1-0 1-2
Vålerenga Norway 2-4 England Newcastle United 1-1 1-3

Intertoto Cup

No Norwegian representative this season.

UEFA Women's Cup

Norwegian representatives

  • Kolbotn

Second qualifying round

Group 6

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Norway Kolbotn 3 3 0 0 25 3 +22 9
2 France Juvisy 3 2 0 1 10 3 +7 6
3 Poland AZS Wroc?aw 3 1 0 2 4 12 −8 3
4 Republic of Ireland University College Dublin 3 0 0 3 0 13 −13 0
Source:[]

Matches (in Kolbotn)

August 21 Kolbotn 15-2 Wroclaw (Poland)
August 23 Kolbotn 8-0 UCD (Ireland)
August 25 Kolbotn 2-1 Juvisy (France)

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Malmö FF Dam Sweden 2-1 Norway Kolbotn 2-0 0-1

National teams

Norway men's national football team

Friendlies

26 January 2003 Friendly United Arab Emirates  1-1  Norway Sharjah Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Srour 63' Helstad 72' Attendance: 800
Referee: Mohamed Omar (United Arab Emirates)
28 January 2003 Friendly Oman  1-2  Norway Police Stadium, Muscat
Shaaban 50' Karada? 63'
Rushfeldt 82'
Attendance: 500
Referee: Al-Ajmi (Oman)
Note: Oman fielded its U23-team (Olympic Team)
12 February 2003 Friendly Greece  1-0  Norway Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium, Heraklion
Kyrgiakos 25' Attendance: 8.000
Referee: Gomes Costa (Portugal)
30 April 2003 Friendly Republic of Ireland  1-0  Norway Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Duff 17' Attendance: 32.643
Referee: McCurry (Scotland)
22 May 2003 Friendly Norway  2-0  Finland Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Leonhardsen 22'
T.A. Flo 80'
Attendance: 13.436
Referee: Clark (Scotland)
20 August 2003 Friendly Norway  0-0  Scotland Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 12.758
Referee: Vuorela (Finland)
10 September 2003 Friendly Norway  0-1  Portugal Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Pauleta 9' Attendance: 11.014
Referee: Bennett (England)

UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying

Group 2
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Denmark Norway Romania Bosnia and Herzegovina Luxembourg
1  Denmark 8 4 3 1 15 9 +6 15 Qualify for final tournament 1-0 2-2 0-2 2-0
2  Norway 8 4 2 2 9 5 +4 14[a] Advance to play-offs 2-2 1-1 2-0 1-0
3  Romania 8 4 2 2 21 9 +12 14[a] 2-5 0-1 2-0 4-0
4  Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 4 1 3 7 8 −1 13 1-1 1-0 0-3 2-0
5  Luxembourg 8 0 0 8 0 21 −21 0 0-2 0-2 0-7 0-1
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head points: Norway 4, Romania 1.

Matches

2 April 2003 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Luxembourg  0-2  Norway Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg
Rushfeldt 58'
Solskjær 73'
Attendance: 3.000
Referee: Dobrinov (Bulgaria)
7 June 2003 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Denmark  1-0  Norway Parken, Copenhagen
Grønkjær 5' Attendance: 41.824
Referee: Poll (England)
11 June 2003 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Norway  1-1  Romania Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Solskjær 78' (pen) Ganea 64' Attendance: 24.890
Referee: Michel (Slovakia)
6 September 2003 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Bosnia and Herzegovina  1-0  Norway Bilino Polje, Zenica
Bajramovic 86' Attendance: 18.000
Referee: Bre (France)
11 October 2003 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Norway  1-0  Luxembourg Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
T.A. Flo 19' Attendance: 22.255
Referee: Szabo (Hungary)

UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying play-offs

15 November 2003 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying play-offs Spain  2-1  Norway Estadio Mestalla, Valencia
Raúl 21'
H. Berg 85' (own goal)
Report Iversen 15' Attendance: 53.000
Referee: Poll (England)
19 November 2003 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying play-offs Norway  0-3
(1-5 agg.)
 Spain Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Report Raúl 34'
Vicente 49'
Etxeberria 57'
Attendance: 25.100
Referee: Collina (Italy)

Norway women's national football team

January 23: Norway - United States 1-3, friendly

January 26: Norway - Germany 2-2, friendly

January 29: China - Norway 1-1, friendly

February 17: Norway - Denmark 3-3, friendly

February 20: Norway - Denmark 4-0, friendly

March 14: Sweden - Norway 1-1, friendly

March 16: Norway - United States 0-1, friendly

March 18: Norway - Canada 1-0, friendly

March 20: Norway - France 1-0, friendly

May 11: Norway - Belgium 6-0, European Championship qualifier

May 15: Norway - Netherlands 2-0, European Championship qualifier

August 2: Norway - Nigeria 3-2, friendly

September 11: Norway - Denmark 1-1, European Championship qualifier

September 20: Norway - France 2-0, World Cup 1st round

September 24: Norway - Brazil 1-4, World Cup 1st round

September 27: South Korea - Norway 1-7, World Cup 1st round

October 1: United States - Norway 1-0, World Cup quarterfinal

November 1: Spain - Norway 0-2, European Championship qualifier

References

  1. ^ "Norway - List of Women Cup Finals". RSSSF.no. Retrieved 2019.

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