2010 Tippeligaen

The Tippeligaen 2010 was the 66th season of the highest Norwegian Football League and the 20th season under the name Tippeligaen. Between 13 March and 7 November 2010, the 16 first division team played in a simple round-trip round against each other so that stood firm after 30 matchdays of Champions, the other European Cup participants and the participants in the relegation matches and relegated to the Adecco Ligaen. On November 25th of the year, all sporting decisions were taken after the second leg of their relegation finals.

Rosenborg BK won at the end of the season 22 champion title in club history. The club Vålerenga Oslo and Tromsø IL pointed to the other European Cup places. While Sandefjord Fotball and Kongsvinger IL had to dismount directly Hønefoss BK missed in the relegation round of the league. Fredrikstad FK managed after a year of second-class direct promotion back to the Tippeligaen.


At the beginning of the season led other teams to the table. The first games were Aalesunds FK at the top. However, everything was very close together. Until the ninth Round Aalesund were and followed them Tromsø IL never more than two points ahead of the other teams. After that, Tromsø sat down to five points from ( 11 Matchday). Then Rosenborg launched a series of wins: Of the next 11 games won Rosenborg ten, with one draw. Thus they took over on 14 Round the standings and had after 22 Round for the first time the maximum margin of 9 points ahead of pursuers Vålerenga Oslo. Oslo, in turn, also played very successfully and was able to ensure the Europa League participation after the 26th game day. Tromsø IL eventually finished at the end of the 3rd place and also plays internationally for the next season. Curiously enough, that the first three places were always taken in the table from 16 to 30 Round by the same teams. Also in the relegation battle, the placements of the last three teams remained after 23 Matchday equal to the end of the season. Up Hønefoss BK secured the relegation rank. Mitaufsteiger Kongsvinger IL had to descend again into the Adecco Ligaen after only one year. Just four games remaining stable, the descent of Sandefjord Fotball.


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

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

Play off



This Hønefoss BK is relegated after only one year. Fredrikstad FK managed direct resurgence.



  • Scorer in the league was the first African Senegalese Baye Djiby case for Molde FK. He scored 16 goals.
  • A total of 731 goals in 240 games fell, corresponding to an average of 3.05 goals per game.
  • The highest-scoring encounters with 9 hits were the games Strømsgodset IF - Lillestrøm SK ( 5:4 ) and Vålerenga Oslo - IK Start (8:1).

Stadiums / spectators

A total of 1,937,222 spectators attended the games in the season. Converted to 240 games, this corresponds to an average of 8,072 spectators per game.