What on earth is UEFA Nations League?

I’ll be honest, I actually have no idea but thought I’d best look into it up for myself and of course you. I do remember there was a discussion about it six or seven years ago about how to improve European international football but then hadn’t heard much since. They have now come up with something I […]

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  • Your boys took a hell of a beating!

    Not wanting to refer back to the late Bjørge Lillelien’s commentary following Norway’s 2–1 victory over England in a World Cup qualifier back in 1981. However, after last night’s display by Denmark I could not think of anything better to describe how Ireland took a hell of a beating in their own back yard. It was a truly outstanding display by […]

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  • Road to Russia – World Cup

    Norway’s visit to Belfast didn’t hold much hope and that’s how it proved. Before the kick off itself, a minute’s silence was held for Derry City captain Ryan McBride who tragically passed away the week before. It was so nice to see all the players out there paying their respects along with everyone else in the ground. […]

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  • Disappointing Season for Molde FK

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s second run as manager of the Norwegian side, Molde FK, has not started off as well as his first stint in charge. The former Manchester United forward was previously manager of Molde from January 2011, until January 2014, when he was hired by Cardiff City. In his three seasons in charge of Molde, he won […]

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  • Norwegian fan heads to Manchester

    An Altrincham FC football fan from Norway travelled hundreds of miles to watch the team he now supports play. Odd Sindre Tonning was once a Liverpool fan but became a fan of Altrincham Football Club six years ago after ‘being them’ on the computer game Football Manager. Last weekend he headed to Manchester so he could finally […]

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  • The curious case of Martin Odegaard

    Martin Odegaard is one of the most promising youngsters, a talented Norwegian midfielder whose fame has spread all over Europe. He was one of the youngest players to have his Senior debut with just 15 years and 118 days, and was the star of his first club – Strømsgodset IF. All of Europe’s finest clubs […]

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  • You are my Solskjaer…

    This article was written by a friend of ours back in the summer of 2007 and is probably no longer out there to read. In no way are we here at Nordic Football News taking any credit for the article, but as a fan of this Norwegian legend we thought you my like to read this from […]

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