Haugesund

Last Match Paid
Eliteserien

Round 26

Molde 3 - 1 Haugesund
2020-11-29 19:00 More Reports
Next Match Paid
Eliteserien

Round 27

2020-12-02 19:00:00 More Previews
Team details
Team statistics
Get statistics
Player Number Position
Universal Player Grid
Players Stats
Rat. Pos. No. Player
Season Guide
2020

Haugesund

In


Ulrik Fredriksen (mid), Sogndal), Alexander Ammitzböll (att), Aarhus - loan) Mads Sande (mid), Nest-Sotra), Benjamin Källman (att), Inter Turku - loan)

Out


Sondre Tronstad (r)(mid), Vitesse), Herman Fossdal (sp)(gk), Djerv), Maciej Gostomski (sp)(gk), Bystrowia), Ibrahima Kone (sp)(att), Adana Demirspor), Stian Ringstad (sp)(def), Martin Samuelsen (r)(mid), West Ham - end of loan), Douglas Bergqvist (r)(def), Ostersund - end of loan), Pascal Gregor (sp)(def), Lyngby - end of loan), Oscar Snorre (sp)(gk), Lyngby - end of loan), Torbjorn Kallevåg (sp)(mid), Lillestrøm)

Haugesund enjoyed a pretty strong and impressive last season in which they earned some excellent results in Europe and went all the way to the Cup final, while always being in the top half of the league table. Yet the season ahead promises to be a challenging one for the Seagulls as they lost some vital players and the squad looks rather trim and devoid of experience. Jostein Grindhaug has proven effective and capable of utilising the talent at his disposal last season but the loss of Martin Samuelsen and Sondre Tronstad leaves the midfield without too many options. Players like Thore Pedersen and Nicklas Sandberg, along with youngster Kevin Krygard, excelled above expectations last season and are now expected to assume more responsibility in the team. One area of the squad that has certainly been bolstered is the attack as Benjamin Kallman and Alexander Ammitzböll bring competition for places and promise, while Ibrahima Wadji is due to return from a doping ban in a month’s time. Another positive is the return of defensive rock Benjamin Karamoko after missing the entire last season due to injury.

Target


Stabilise in mid-table and overall have the expertise to do so.

Season Review
2019

№7: Haugesund

Haugesund started the season looking for solidity and said pare of hands with the appointment of Jostein Gunnershaug, taking over from the Rosenborg-bound Eirik Horneland. The new man in charge did not change too much in the approach and the team focused on solidity and combative midfield play while trying to stay compact at the back. They had their struggles early in the season as the team came to terms with the loss of one or two key players at the back. They won just twice in the opening seven games but things started to pick up a bit after that, with a run of five games without a loss moving them up the standings. But then the club was dealt a major blow as in-form striker Ibrahima Wadji was handed a long 18-month ban for doping use and that left the coach with a small and thin squad, beset by injuries as well, ahead of the start of a European campaign in July. But Haugesund buckled up and upset a decent side like Sturm Graz before losing narrowly top PSV in the next round. It was a positive experience for the whole squad but it had impact on league results. The team slowed down and found it hard to get wins during that run but maintained their team ethic and energy, staying well clear of any trouble at the bottom end of the table. Indeed, they had their most consistent run of form in the final few months of the season as they lost just once in the final 12 league games while beating Rosenborg and Odd at home and getting some solid results on the road. On top of that, Haugesund have a chance to make it to Europe for a second season running as they have a Cup final against Viking coming up after an impressive run, pulling off a few fine wins on the way. Overall, it has been another season of genuine progress from a limited side that continues to punch above their weight and be more than a sum of their parts. The issue for them remains how they can keep their squad core intact, most notably Sondre Tronstad, who keeps getting better and may be one of the best midfielders in the entire league.


Player of the Season: Sondre Tronstad

TEAMS
Teams
AC Ajaccio
AC Wolfsberger
ADO Den Haag
AFC Wimbledon
AIK
AJ Auxerre
AS Nancy Lorraine
AZ Alkmaar
Aalesund
Aberdeen
Accrington Stanley
Adelaide United
Admira Wacker
Airdrieonians
Ajax
Akhmat Grozny
Alanyaspor
Alaves
Albion Rovers
Alloa Athletic
Altach
Amiens SC
Angers SCO
Annan Athletic
Antalyaspor
Arbroath
Arminia Bielefeld
Arsenal
Arsenal Tula
Aston Villa
Atalanta
Athletic Bilbao
Athletico Paranaense
Atlanta United
Atletico Goianiense
Atletico Madrid
Atletico Mineiro
Augsburg
Austria Vienna
Ayr United
BB Erzurumspor
BK Hacken
Barnsley
Barrow
Basaksehir
Bayer Leverkusen
Bayern Munchen
Beerschot
Belenenses SAD
Benevento
Besiktas JK
Birmingham City
Blackburn Rovers
Blackpool
Boavista FC
Bochum
Bodø/Glimt
Bologna
Bolton Wanderers
Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Monchengladbach
Botafogo FR
Bournemouth
Bradford City
Brann
Brechin City
Brentford
Brighton and Hove Albion
Brisbane Roar
Bristol City
Bristol Rovers
Burnley
Burton
Busan IPark
CD Nacional
CD Tondela
CR Flamengo
CR Vasco da Gama
CS Maritimo
CSKA Moscow
Cadiz
Cagliari
Cambridge United
Cardiff City
Carlisle United
Caykur Rize
Ceara
Celta Vigo
Celtic
Central Coast Mariners
Cercle Brugge
Chambly
Chamois Niortais FC
Charlton Athletic
Chateauroux
Chelsea
Cheltenham Town
Chicago Fire
Clermont Foot
Club Brugge
Clyde
Colchester United
Colorado Rapids
Columbus Crew
Coritiba FC
Cove Rangers
Coventry City
Cowdenbeath
Crawley Town
Crewe Alexandra
Crotone
Crystal Palace
DC United
Daegu FC
Denizlispor
Derby County
Dijon FCO
Dinamo Moscow
Djurgarden
Doncaster Rovers
Dumbarton
Dundee
Dundee United
Dunfermline Athletic
EA Guingamp
EC Bahia
East Fife
Edinburgh City
Eibar
Eintracht Braunschweig
Eintracht Frankfurt
Elche
Elfsborg
Elgin City
Erzgebirge Aue
Eupen
Everton
Excel Mouscron
Exeter City
FC Barcelona
FC Basel
FC Cincinnati
FC Dallas 96
FC Emmen
FC Famalicão
FC Groningen
FC Heidenheim
FC Luzern
FC Metz
FC Pacos de Ferreira
FC Porto
FC Seoul
FC Sion
FC St. Gallen
FC Twente
FC Utrecht
FC Zurich
FSV Mainz
Falkenbergs FF
Falkirk
Fatih Karagumruk
Fenerbahce
Feyenoord
Fiorentina
Fleetwood
Fluminense FC
Forest Green Rovers
Forfar Athletic
Fortaleza EC
Fortuna Dusseldorf
Fortuna Sittard
Fulham
Galatasaray
Gangwon FC
Gaziantep FK
Genclerbirligi
Genoa
Getafe
Gil Vicente FC
Gillingham
Girondins de Bordeaux
Goias EC
Goztepe
Granada CF
Gremio FBPA
Grenoble Foot 38
Greuther Furth
Grimsby Town
Gwangju FC
Hamburger SV
Hamilton Academical
Hammarby
Hannover
Harrogate Town
Hartberg
Hatayspor
Haugesund
Hearts
Hellas Verona
Helsingborg
Heracles Almelo
Hertha BSC
Hibernian
Hoffenheim
Holstein Kiel
Houston Dynamo
Huddersfield Town
Huesca
Hull City
IFK Gothenburg
IFK Norrkoping
Incheon United
Inter Miami
Internazionale
Inverness CT
Ipswich Town
Jahn Regensburg
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Juventus
KAA Gent
KV Kortrijk
KV Mechelen
KV Oostende
Kalmar
Karlsruher SC
Kasimpasa
Kayserispor
Khimki
Kilmarnock
Koln
Konyaspor
Krasnodar
Kristiansund
LASK Linz
Lausanne
Lazio
Le Havre AC
Leeds United
Leicester City
Levante
Leyton Orient
Lille OSC
Lincoln City
Liverpool
Livingston
Lokomotiv Moscow
Lorient
Los Angeles FC
Los Angeles Galaxy
Lugano
Luton Town
MKE Ankaragucu
Malmo
Manchester City
Manchester United
Mansfield Town
Melbourne City
Melbourne Victory
Middlesbrough
Milan
Millwall
Milton Keynes Dons
Minnesota United
Mjallby AIF
Mjøndalen
Molde
Monaco
Montpellier HSC
Montreal Impact
Montrose
Morecambe
Moreirense FC
Morton
Motherwell
Nantes
Napoli
Nashville SC
New England Revolution
New York City FC
Newcastle United
Newcastle United Jets
Newport County
Nice
Nimes Olympique
Northampton Town
Norwich City
Nottingham Forest
Nurnberg
OH Leuven
Odd
Oldham Athletic
Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Marseille
Orebro
Orlando City SC
Osasuna
Osnabrück
Ostersunds
Oxford United
PEC Zwolle
PSV Eindhoven
Paderborn
Paris FC
Paris St Germain
Parma
Partick Thistle
Pau FC
Perth Glory
Peterborough United
Peterhead
Philadelphia Union
Plymouth Argyle
Pohang Steelers
Port Vale
Portimonense SC
Portland Timbers
Portsmouth
Preston
QPR
Queen of the South
Queen's Park
RB Leipzig
RC Strasbourg
RKC Waalwijk
RSC Anderlecht
RSC Charleroi
Racing Club de Lens
Racing Genk
Raith Rovers
Rangers
Rapid Wien
Reading
Real Betis
Real Madrid
Real Salt Lake
Real Sociedad
Real Valladolid
Red Bull Bragantino
Red Bull New York
Red Bull Salzburg
Reims
Ried
Rio Ave FC
Rochdale
Rodez AF
Roma
Rosenborg
Ross County
Rostov
Rotherham United
Rotor
Royal Antwerp
Rubin Kazan
SC Braga
SC Corinthians
SC Farense
SC Freiburg
SC Heerenveen
SC Internacional
SE Palmeiras
SL Benfica
SM Caen
SV Darmstadt 98
SV Sandhausen
SV Zulte Waregem
Saint Etienne
Salford City
Sampdoria
San Jose Earthquakes
Sandefjord
Sangju Sangmu FC
Santa Clara
Santos FC
Sao Paulo FC
Sarpsborg 08
Sassuolo
Schalke
Scunthorpe United
Seattle Sounders
Seongnam FC
Servette
Sevilla
Sheffield United
Sheffield Wednesday
Shrewsbury
Sint-Truiden
Sirius
Sivasspor
Sochaux
Sochi
Southampton
Southend United
Sparta Rotterdam
Spartak Moscow
Spezia
Sport Recife
Sporting CP
Sporting Kansas City
St Johnstone
St Mirren
St. Pauli
St. Polten
Stabæk
Stade Brestois
Stade Rennais
Standard Liege
Start
Stenhousemuir
Stevenage
Stirling Albion
Stoke
Stranraer
Strømsgodset
Sturm Graz
Sunderland
Suwon Samsung Bluewings FC
Swansea City
Swindon Town
Sydney FC
Tambov
Torino
Toronto FC
Tottenham Hotspur
Toulouse
Trabzonspor
Tranmere Rovers
Troyes
USL Dunkerque
Udinese
Ufa
Ulsan Hyundai
Union Berlin
Ural
VFB Stuttgart
VVV-Venlo
Vaduz
Valencia
Valenciennes
Vancouver Whitecaps
Varberg BoIS
Viking
Villarreal
Vitesse
Vitoria de Guimaraes
Vålerenga
WSG Swarovski Tirol
Waasland-Beveren
Walsall
Watford
Wellington Phoenix
Werder Bremen
West Bromwich Albion
West Ham United
Western Sydney Wanderers
Wigan Athletic
Willem II
Wolfsburg
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wurzburger Kickers
Wycombe Wanderers
Yeni Malatyaspor
Young Boys Bern
Zenit