• Previously known as the Nedre Eiker Stadion (after the local municipality), the name was changed after major refurbishments in 2011 and 2012, when artificial turf was laid, with floodlights and undersoil heating installed.
• Three-time Norwegian Cup winners in the 1930s, Mjøndalen IF were first division runners-up in 1976 and 1986 but have not graced the top flight since 1992. They slipped down to the fourth tier but are now back in the second, where they finished sixth in 2013.
• The stadium has hosted three games in UEFA club competition, most recently when Røa IL held eventual winners VfL Wolfsburg to a 1-1 draw in the 2012/13 UEFA Women's Champions League. Mjøndalen lost 5-0 to Otto Rehhagel's SV Werder Bremen in the 1987 UEFA Cup first round ten years after a 4-0 defeat by a star-studded FC Bayern München side at the same stage.
The birthplace of poet Herman Wildenvey, Mjondalen is an old industrial town and administrative centre of Nedre Eiker that has a population of around 8,000. Mjøndalen IF are 14-time national bandy champions.
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