Tagged: “Drillo”

Soccer: Drillo to remain Norway coach until 2012

On Nov 3, the Norwegian Football Association announced that Egil “Drillo” Olsen will continue as Norway’s national soccer coach until the next Euro qualification round is over in 2012. He will then be succeeded by...

Soccer: Lagerbäck open to Norway role

Sweden’s coach Lars Lagerbäck is refusing to rule out the possibility of taking charge of Norway’s national team, reports Skysports.com Lagerbäck is due to step down as Sweden boss at the end of the World Cup qualifiers,...

Norway coach vows to attack Scots

Egil Olsen has promised an attacking approach against Scotland on 12 August in Oslo as he tries to salvage Norway’s World Cup qualification hopes. Norway, who sit bottom of Group Nine, need a victory...

Norway coach vows to attack Scots

Egil Olsen has promised an attacking approach against Scotland on 12 August in Oslo as he tries to salvage Norway’s World Cup qualification hopes. Norway, who sit bottom of Group Nine, need a victory...

Soccer: Drillo’s contract extended

  Norway’s soccer coach Egil Olsen (aka Drillo) signed an extended contract on March 31 that will keep him with the Norwegian team through the end of 2009. The Norwegian football federation (NFF ) also...

Egil Olsen Names Norway Squad For South Africa Friendly

Norway have named an 18-man squad for next week’s friendly international against Bafana Bafana, including the former Liverpool star John Arne Riise, now playing at Roma in Italy’s Serie A. But they will be...

Solskjær turns down Norway

Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjær has turned down the chance of taking charge of the Norway national side. Solskjær’s homeland came calling as they looked to find a replacement for Åge Hareide and they wanted...

Olsen to fill in as Norway’s football coach

Egil Olsen, Norway’s most successful national football team coach, is returning after a decade-long hiatus to lead the team for three international friendlies until a permanent coach is found. To read the full story in...