Odd Ballklubb


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1894 (123 years old)


Dag-Eilev Fagermo

Skagerak Arena
(12,500 Capacity)

Jersey Clearart



Norwegian Tippeligaen

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Upcoming Events
Thursday 21st Sep Tromso - Odd Ballklubb Alfheim Stadion
Monday 25th Sep Sarpsborg 08 - Odd Ballklubb Sarpsborg Stadion
Sunday 1st Oct Odd Ballklubb - FK Haugesund Skagerak Arena
Saturday 14th Oct Stroemsgodset - Odd Ballklubb Marienlyst Stadion
Monday 23rd Oct Odd Ballklubb - Lillestroem Skagerak Arena

Latest Results
Monday 18th Sep Odd Ballklubb 3 - 2 Aalesund Skagerak Arena
Monday 11th Sep Molde 2 - 1 Odd Ballklubb Aker Stadion
Sunday 20th Aug Odd Ballklubb 0 - 0 Sandefjord Skagerak Arena
Sunday 13th Aug Brann 2 - 0 Odd Ballklubb Brann Stadion
Sunday 6th Aug Odd Ballklubb 2 - 1 Sogndal Skagerak Arena


Odds Ballklubb, commonly known as Odd, is a Norwegian football club from Skien. Originally the football section of a multi-sports club, founded in 1894 nine years after the club's founding. All other sports than football were discontinued and the club became dedicated to football only. Odd plays in the Norwegian top division, Tippeligaen, and holds the record winning the Norwegian Football Cup the most times, the last coming in 2000. The club was known as Odd Grenland between 1994 and 2012.

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Stadium or Home

Skagerak Arena is a football stadium located in Skien, Norway. It was formerly called Odd Stadion, and was built in 1923 as the home ground of Odd. The stadium is often referred to as Falkum, being situated in that area of Skien.

The stadium has been undergoing an extensive redevelopment process, begun in November 2006, which produced a modern all-seater venue by April 2008. Part of the finance Odd needed for the project was obtained through the lease of the stadium's naming rights to the club's main sponsor since 1995, the Norwegian power company Skagerak Energi. The stadium will therefore be known as Skagerak Arena until at least 2017.

The pitch has been rotated 90 degrees in order to free up space. As is increasingly common in Norway, the new surface is artificial. The old main stand is now an end stand, incorporated into the new structure as the only surviving feature of the old stadium.

Three new two-tiered stands was completed between 2007 and 2008. The east and west stands has a capacity of 4,300 while the south end seats around 3,000. Construction of the west stand had progressed far enough by April 2007 to allow spectators on the lower tier for the first home match of the season, on 15 April. Total capacity was at first 6,000 And increased gradually throughout 2007. The old stadium had a capacity of about 8,600, of which 5,600 were seated.

The venue has hosted Norway national under-21 football team matches three times, playing 0–0 against Portugal on 9 May 1979, 2–1 against Romania on 18 August 1998 and 3–1 against Scotland on 19 August 2003. In a 2012 survey carried out by the Norwegian Players' Association among away-team captains, Skagerak Arena was ranked tenth amongst league stadiums, with a score of 3.07 on a scale from one to five.



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