2006 Tippeligaen

The Tippeligaen 2006 was the 62nd season of the highest Norwegian Football League and the 16th season under the name Tippeligaen. The season began on April 9, 2006 and ended on 11 November 2006 with the second qualification game.


The fourteen teams in the league played in a single round-trip round against each other, so that each team completed 26 games. The two last placed athlete had to dismount. The third last had to play in home and away leg against third- placed teams from the first division of the fate in the Tippeligaen.


Rosenborg BK won for the twentieth time the Norwegian championship.

At the beginning of the season everything was very balanced: the first six games, there were six different leaders. After that, Lillestrøm and Brann Bergen translated from the competition. By the end of the preliminary round Brann worked then also against Lillestrøm a lead of up to six points. In the course of the season then Rosenborg BK came closer to the two leaders. Through a winning streak of nine games between the 14th and 22nd Round then took over the top. They secured the championship in the penultimate round, when they had six points and 15 goals ahead of Brann Bergen.

The trophy won for the eleventh time Fredrikstad FK. It was the first victory by 1984.

The two climbers Sandefjord Fotball and Stabæk IF were able to keep in the Tippeligaen.

Final Table

Sp = Matches, W = Wins, D = Draws, L = Defeats, Td = Goal Difference

(M) = Champion of last year (N) = Up

Play off

Odd Grenland remains in the Tippeligaen.



  • Scorer in the league was the Swede Daniel Nannskog Stabæk IF. He scored 19 goals.
  • A total of 521 goals in 182 games fell, corresponding to an average of 2.86 goals per game.
  • The games were 1,673,286 viewers on average there were 9,194 per game.