1972 Norwegian First Division

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1. divisjon
Season1972
ChampionsViking
2nd title
RelegatedSarpsborg FK
Hødd
Mjølner
European CupViking
Cup Winners' CupBrann
UEFA CupFredrikstad
Strømsgodset
Matches played132
Goals scored306 (2.32 per match)
Top goalscorerEgil Solberg
Johannes Vold
(16 goals)
Biggest home winStrømsgodset 9–3 Fredrikstad
(11 May 1972)[1]
Biggest away winMjøndalen 1–4 Viking
(11 June 1972)
Mjølner 0–3 Strømsgodset
(1 July 1972)
HamKam 0–3 Viking
(27 August 1972)
Mjølner 0–3 Lyn
(8 October 1972)[1]
Highest scoringStrømsgodset 9–3 Fredrikstad
(11 May 1972)[1]
Longest winning runViking
(7 games)
Longest unbeaten runStrømsgodset
(11 games)
Longest winless runHødd
Mjølner
Sarpsborg FK
(7 games)
Longest losing runMjølner
Mjøndalen
(5 games)
Highest attendance14,160
Viking 2–0 Rosenborg
(19 June 1972)
Lowest attendance1,000
Hødd 0–1 Skeid
(15 October 1972)
Average attendance5,636 Decrease 14.3%
1971
1973
All statistics correct as of end of 1972 season.

Statistics of Norwegian First Division in season 1972.

Overview[edit]

It was performed in 12 teams, and Viking FK won the championship.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Viking (C) 22 16 2 4 42 15 +27 34 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Fredrikstad 22 16 2 4 31 16 +15 34 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
3 Strømsgodset 22 10 7 5 40 29 +11 27
4 Rosenborg 22 6 10 6 22 19 +3 22
5 Lyn 22 7 7 8 29 22 +7 21
6 Skeid 22 8 5 9 26 26 0 21
7 Mjøndalen 22 9 3 10 31 36 −5 21
8 Brann 22 7 6 9 22 23 −1 20 Qualification for the European Cup Winners' Cup first round
9 HamKam 22 6 8 8 14 18 −4 20
10 Sarpsborg FK (R) 22 6 6 10 21 30 −9 18 Relegation to Second Division
11 Hødd (R) 22 4 6 12 18 39 −21 14
12 Mjølner (R) 22 3 6 13 10 33 −23 12

Source: NIFS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "League stats". nifs.no. Norsk internasjonal fotballstatistikk. Retrieved 2 June 2018.