Norway - Most matches played in Norwegian top division

Most matches played in the Norwegian top division (250 or more)

* player is still active (not necessarily in the Norwegian league)

    Player                Games  Period      Clubs (games played for club)
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 1. Roar STRAND             439  1989-2010   Rosenborg (417), Molde (22)
 2. Daniel BERG HESTAD      425  1993-2013*  Molde (425)
 3. Morten BERRE            415  1996-2013*  Skeid (42), Haugesund (25), Viking (87), Vålerenga (261)
 4. Christer BASMA          350  1993-2008   Kongsvinger (39), Stabæk (86), Rosenborg (225)
 5. Ola BY RISE             346  1977-1995   Rosenborg (346)
 6. Runar BERG              345  1990-2009   Rosenborg (79), Tromsø (18), Bodø/Glimt (225), Lyn (23)
 7. Freddy DOS SANTOS       337  1996-2011   Skeid (50), Molde (64), Vålerenga (223)
 8. Espen HOFF              336  1999-2013*  Odd (154), Lyn (67), Stabæk (46), Start (69)
 9. Erik HOFTUN             335  1992-2005   Molde (44), Rosenborg (278), Bodø/Glimt (13)
10. Bjørn JOHANSEN          333  1987-2005   Tromsø (296), Viking (37)
11. Svein MATHISEN          327  1973-1989   Start (327)
12. Arild SUNDGOT           325  1995-2011   Hødd (10), Lillestrøm (315)
    Tommy SVINDAL LARSEN    325  1991-2011   Start (59), Stabæk (153), Odd (113)
14. Fredrik KJØLNER         319  1994-2007   Vålerenga (121), Molde (24), Bodø/Glimt (122), Sandefjord (52)
    Jan Derek SØRENSEN      319  1992-2009   Lyn (97), Bodø/Glimt (113), Rosenborg (68), Vålerenga (41)
16. Trygve NYGAARD          312  1997-2013*  Haugesund (140), Viking (172)
17. Frode KIPPE             310  1997-2013*  Lillestrøm (310)
18. Arne Vidar MOEN         309  1991-2005   Tromsø (185), Brann (98), Lillestrøm (26)
19. Tom GULBRANDSEN         307  1983-1997   Mjøndalen (86), Lillestrøm (221)
20. Torgeir BJARMANN        306  1988-2003   Lillestrøm (306)
21. Simen BRENNE            305  2000-2013*  Moss (69), Fredrikstad (72), Lillestrøm (43), Odd (107), Strømsgodset (14)
22. Charles BERSTAD         303  1983-1998   Kongsvinger (272), Bodø/Glimt (31)
    André MURI              303  2000-2013*  Stabæk (89), Vålerenga (201), Odd (13)
24. Øyvind STORFLOR         301  1999-2013*  Rosenborg (123), Moss (50), Strømsgodset (128)
25. Morten FEVANG           300  1999-2013*  Odd (300)
26. Tom Henning HOVI        299  1992-2006   Ham-Kam (73), Skeid (48), Vålerenga (178)
    Sigurd RUSHFELDT        299  1992-2011   Tromsø (223), Rosenborg (76)
28. Martin ANDRESEN         297  1996-2009   Moss (24), Viking (26), Stabæk (134), Molde (9), Brann (64), Vålerenga (40)
    Steinar PEDERSEN        297  1994-2012   Start (151), Lillestrøm (131), Strømsgodset (15)
30. Petter BELSVIK          292  1989-2003   Molde (66), Ham-Kam (40), Start (46), Stabæk (94), Rosenborg (15), 
                                             Vålerenga (18), Lillestrøm (13)
31. Espen SØGÅRD            291  1999-2012   Lillestrøm (280), Start (11)
32. Ørjan BERG              285  1988-2006   Rosenborg (188), Bodø/Glimt (97)
33. Rune TANGEN             284  1983-2002   Moss (222), Rosenborg (62)
34. Jon KNUDSEN             283  1993-2012   Lillestrøm (6), Strømsgodset (7), Stabæk (254), Fredrikstad (16)
    Fredrik WINSNES         283  1997-2011   Rosenborg (216), Strømsgodset (67)
36. Bengt SÆTERNES          280  1996-2011   Viking (27), Bodø/Glimt (113), Brann (61), Vålerenga (79)
37. Magne HOSETH            275  1999-2013*  Molde (255), Vålerenga (20)
38. Frode OLSEN             273  1990-2004   Rosenborg (1), Strømsgodset (22), Start (117), Stabæk (76), Viking (57)
39. Bent SKAMMELSRUD        271  1991-2002   Rosenborg (271)
40. Miika KOPPINEN          269  2000-2013*  Tromsø (227), Rosenborg (42)
    Trond PEDERSEN          269  1969-1984   Start (269)
    Anders RAMBEKK          269  1999-2010   Odd (195), Lillestrøm (74)
43. Svein KVIA              266  1965-1980   Viking (266)
44. Kristoffer VATSHAUG     265  2000-2013*  Bodø/Glimt (96), Start (39), Molde (130)
45. Bent Inge JOHNSEN       263  1993-2005   Bodø/Glimt (126), Rosenborg (55), Odd (82)
    Tore NORDTVEDT          263  1963-1979   Brann (263)
    Bjarte Lunde AARSHEIM   263  1994-2007   Viking (221), Start (42)
48. Frode JOHNSEN           262  1999-2013*  Odd (117), Rosenborg (145)
49. Jan Ove PEDERSEN        260  1987-1999   Lillestrøm (175), Brann (85)
50. Arne AMUNDSEN           259  1972-1988   Lyn (23), Lillestrøm (227), Strømmen (9)
51. Sigbjørn SLINNING       257  1962-1978   Viking (257)
    Jan Gunnar SOLLI        257  2000-2013*  Odd (54), Rosenborg (85), Brann (97), Vålerenga (21)
53. Harald BRATTBAKK        255  1990-2005   Rosenborg (222), Bodø/Glimt (33)
    Geirmund BRENDESÆTER    255  1991-2003   Brann (255)
55. Alexander AAS           254  1999-2012   Odd (136), Strømsgodset (118)
    Hans Erik RAMBERG       254  1998-2012*  Moss (97), Fredrikstad (157)
57. Thomas PEREIRA          253  1996-2009   Moss (23), Viking (230)
58. Aasmund BJØRKAN         252  1993-2005   Bodø/Glimt (243), Vålerenga (9)
    Ole Martin ÅRST         252  1995-2012   Tromsø (183), Start (69)
60. Morten BAKKE            250  1991-2002   Molde (235), Vålerenga (15)
    Ulrich MØLLER           250  1980-1993   Molde (250)

Active players closing in (225+ matches)

    Indridi SIGURDSSON      246  2000-2013*  Lillestrøm (58), Lyn (69), Viking (119)
    Kristofer HÆSTAD        239  2002-2013*  Start (92), Vålerenga (147)
    Rune JARSTEIN           239  2002-2013*  Odd (72), Rosenborg (51), Viking (116)
    Trond OLSEN             239  2001-2013*  Bodø/Glimt (110), Lillestrøm (4), Rosenborg (65), Viking (60)
    Thorstein HELSTAD       234  1995-2013*  Ham-Kam (17), Brann (147), Rosenborg (36), Lillestrøm (34)
    Helge HAUGEN            231  2002-2013*  Brann (88), Tromsø (90), Hønefoss (53)
    Mikael DORSIN           225  2004-2013*  Rosenborg (225)




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