Tagged: Egil Olsen

Norway adds to Portugal's woes

Erik Huseklepp scored the only goal after 21 minutes as Egil Olsen’s side upset the Group H favorites in Oslo Erik Huseklepp pounced on an error by goalkeeper Eduardo to secure a famous win...

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...

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 seeks World Cup return for Norway

Egil Olsen, who led Norway to their first World Cup finals in 56 years, is confident they can qualify again now he is back in charge of the struggling Scandinavians. Interview by Martin Petty,...

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...