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Rosenborg BK

Rosenborg BK
Rosenborg celebrate winning the 2010 Norwegian title ©Getty Images

Rosenborg BK

Formed: 1917
Nickname: Troillongan (Troll Kids)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
• League title: 22 (2010)
• Norwegian Cup: 9 (2003)

History
• Founded by a group of 12 Trondheim youngsters, the club was originally named Odd in honour of Skien-based Odd Grenland but took on the name of its local district in 1928 because the Norway Football Association would not let two teams with the same name compete in the league.

• Rosenborg's early years were largely spent in the lower divisions but things began to pick up after they took up residence at their Lerkendal Stadium in 1947; the club beat their one-time namesakes Odd to win their first Norwegian Cup in 1960.

• Nils Arne Eggen was one of the star players when Rosenborg claimed their first two league titles in 1967 and 1969 and coached them to a domestic double in 1971, but the trail went cold in the following years, their fourth title not coming until 1985.

• Eggen's fifth spell as Rosenborg coach began in 1988 and heralded a period of utter dominance in Norway; between 1988 and 2004, they won 15 of a possible 17 league titles, including 13 in a row from 1992 to 2004. Eggen presided over most of them and returned to lead the team to another league title in 2010.

• That domestic success led to regular football in the UEFA Champions League, where Rosenborg fans have enjoyed some memorable nights, the most famous being a 2-1 group stage win at AC Milan in December 1996, which knocked the mighty Italian side out of the competition and sent Rosenborg to the quarter-finals.

Club records
Most appearances: Roar Strand (645)
Most goals: Harald Martin Brattbakk (256)
Record victory: FK Buvika 0-17 Rosenborg (Norwegian Cup, 7 May 2003)
Record defeat: Hibernian FC 9-1 Rosenborg (UEFA Cup, 2 October 1974)

* Last updated 31 December 2010

Last updated: 02/03/11 12.32CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 27/07/2014 02:00 CET
RosenborgRosenborg2-2VikingViking
AalesundAalesund1-1RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg2-0OddOdd
Bodø/GlimtBodø/Glimt2-2RosenborgRosenborg
Orkla FKOrkla FK0-3RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg5-2BrannBrann
SogndalSogndal1-2RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg0-2MoldeMolde
KolstadKolstad2-10RosenborgRosenborg
Sandnes UlfSandnes Ulf0-2RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg1-3StabækStabæk
SarpsborgSarpsborg1-1RosenborgRosenborg
StrømsgodsetStrømsgodset1-1RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg3-4RanheimRanheim
RosenborgRosenborg3-1LillestrømLillestrøm
StartStart2-4RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg4-0JelgavaJelgava
RosenborgRosenborg5-3HaugesundHaugesund
JelgavaJelgava0-2RosenborgRosenborg
VålerengaVålerenga2-2RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg1-2SligoSligo
RosenborgRosenborg1-0SogndalSogndal
SligoSligo1-3RosenborgRosenborg
MoldeMolde18:00RosenborgRosenborg
KarabüksporKarabükspor19:00RosenborgRosenborg
StabækStabæk19:00RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg19:00KarabüksporKarabükspor
RosenborgRosenborg18:00StartStart
BrannBrann18:00RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg18:00SarpsborgSarpsborg
VikingViking18:00RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg18:00Bodø/GlimtBodø/Glimt
HaugesundHaugesund18:00RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg18:00AalesundAalesund
LillestrømLillestrøm18:00RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg18:00VålerengaVålerenga
RosenborgRosenborg18:00Sandnes UlfSandnes Ulf
OddOdd18:00RosenborgRosenborg
RosenborgRosenborg18:00StrømsgodsetStrømsgodset

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    08/08/2007, Rosenborg 7-1 Astana 64, Trondheim
  • Biggest defeat:
    02/10/1974, Hibernian 9-1 Rosenborg, Edinburgh
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  21
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  1
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  16
  • Appearances in UEFA Intertoto Cup:  1
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 133
    Roar Strand (  NOR)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 27
    Harald Brattbakk (  NOR)
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