Viking FK

Viking Stavanger ( officially: Viking Fotballklubb ) is a football club based in Stavanger, Norway. The club was founded on 10 August 1899. Abode is the Viking Stadium with a capacity of about 16,300 seats.

Viking Stavanger has eight league titles and five cup wins one of the most successful Norwegian football clubs.


Except for the years 1966/67 and 1987/88 the club since the establishment of the Norwegian Supreme League (Tippeligaen ) was always present in her. At the European level was the club, as he could throw in the season 2002/ 03 Chelsea from the UEFA Cup. Ultimate players in the two games was the striker Erik Nevland, who soon afterwards left the club in the direction of Groningen. After the club was able to prevent the end of the 2006 season barely relegation to the second division with a 5-0 on the final day against SK Brann, the German Uwe Rösler took over as coach for the Vikings.


  • Norwegian Champion: 8x (1958, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1982, 1991)
  • Norwegian Cup winners: 5x (1953, 1959, 1979, 1989, 2001)


Well-known former players