Tagged: soccer

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Brann is on fire in Eliteserien soccer

With 13 of 30 gamedays down, the leaders in Norwegian soccer are a surprise to all Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Heading into their last game before the World Cup break June 11, league favorite...

Norway’s Sørloth moves to Crystal Palace

Other soccer trades also bring three new Norwegian players to Major League Soccer Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norwegian national soccer player Alexander Sørloth has been signed by Crystal Palace in the English Premier League...

Soccer player Samuel Adegbenro celebrates after scoring a goal.

Rosenborg qualifies for Europa League

The Norwegian club managed to beat Ajax, kicking Amsterdam out of the running Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Last season’s UEFA Europa League finalists Ajax went out in the qualifying rounds as Rosenborg beat...

Homeless World Cup takes Oslo

Some 100,000 fans descended on Oslo for the eight-day street football tournament played by homeless athletes The Local The 2017 Homeless World Cup competition appears to be the largest of its kind in its...

Lagerbäck takes over

Norway’s new head coach loses debut but has everything to gain for Team Norway Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Lars Lagerbäck had a brutal start to his career as head coach for the men’s...

Mjelde joins Chelsea

The Norwegian midfielder leaves Avaldnes IL for a future with the English football club Molly Jones The Norwegian American Starting the New Year off with a bang, Norway’s captain and central midfielder Maren Mjelde...

Rosenborg secures Cup-League Double

For the first time in Norwegian soccer, a team has won both Tippeligaen and the Cup in two consecutive seasons Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Rosenborg has been crowned Cup Champions after defeating Kongsvinger...

Rosenborg wins Tippeligaen 2016

By far the winningest team in the bunch, Trondheim tops the elite league for the 24th time Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Rosenborg became league champions after beating archrivals Molde 3-1 at Aker stadium...

Ada Hegerberg named Europe’s best

Norway’s star striker is awarded UEFA Best Women’s Player in Europe for 2015/16 Molly Jones The Norwegian American Following an extraordinary season with the French club Olympique Lyonnais and the Norwegian national team, 21-year-old...