|Surname||Rosenborg Ball Club|
|Seat||Trondheim , Norway|
|founding||May 19, 1917|
|First soccer team|
|Head coach||Kåre Ingebrigtsen|
The Rosenborg Ballklub - Rosenborg BK for short or simply RBK , known in German-speaking countries as Rosenborg Trondheim - is a football club from the Norwegian city of Trondheim . The association was founded on May 19, 1917 under the name "Odd". In 1927 it was renamed to the current name Rosenborg Ballklub , after the Trondheim district of the same name. The club is nicknamed Troillongan by Trollkinder . It has around 1,800 members and plays its home games in the Lerkendal Stadium . The club colors are black and white. The first team plays in the top Norwegian professional league and is record champions with 26 titles won.
From 1992 to 2004 Rosenborg BK could win the competition of the top Norwegian league 13 times in a row. In total, the club has so far achieved 26 Norwegian championship titles. Rosenborg has been training good players who move to top international clubs for years. The club attracted international attention and is a frequent participant in the European Cup . It wasn't enough to win a title, but the club was often successful against favorites, winning the Champions League against clubs like AC Milan or Real Madrid . From 1995 to 2003 the RBK reached the group stage of the UEFA Champions League without interruption .
Since then, the group stage has only been reached in 2004/05 , 2005/06 and 2007/08 . In 2007/08 the club played in a group with FC Schalke 04 , FC Valencia and FC Chelsea . There were two wins against Valencia (2-0 twice) and a draw against Chelsea and two defeats against Schalke. At the end of the group stage, Rosenborg finished third behind Chelsea and Schalke and ahead of Valencia and played on in the round of 32 of the UEFA Cup , where they were eliminated by Fiorentina . The following season Rosenborg played in qualifying for the UEFA Cup, where Djurgårdens IF was eliminated in the second qualifying round . So the club was again in the European Cup. Rosenborg Trondheim made it into the group stage after two wins against Brøndby IF (1st round) and met FC Bruges , AS Saint-Étienne , FC Valencia and FC Copenhagen again . With two points, Rosenborg was eliminated from the bottom of the group.
Due to a classification in the fair play rating Trondheim played in the 2009/10 season in the qualification for the newly founded UEFA Europa League (successor to the UEFA Cup). In the first qualifying round he was against NSÍ Runavík , but was against Qarabağ Ağdam (2nd qualifying round) and Rosenborg not represented in the European Cup.
As Norwegian champions, Rosenborg Trondheim took part in qualifying for the Champions League in 2010/2011 . Trondheim was able to survive against Linfield FC (2nd qualifying round) and AIK Solna (3rd qualifying round) and was eliminated against FC Copenhagen . The 2-1 first leg success in front of their own audience was followed by a 0-1 defeat in the second leg in the Danish capital, which is why Trondheim was eliminated due to the away goals rule. The Norwegians were represented in the European Cup again after almost two years. In the group stage of the Europa League , the team met Bayer 04 Leverkusen , Aris Saloniki and defending champions Atlético Madrid . At the end of the group stage, Rosenborg Trondheim was out of the group.
In 2011/2012 Rosenborg Trondheim again took part as champions in qualifying for the Champions League and was eliminated by Viktoria Pilsen (qualifying round 3). In qualifying for the Europa League, the Norwegians were eliminated against AEK Larnaka and were not represented in any European competition.
In the following season Trondheim played successfully in the qualification for the Europa League against Crusaders FC (1st qualifying round), Ordabassy Schymkent (2nd qualifying round), Servette FC Genève (3rd qualifying round) and Legia Warsaw . In the group stage, the team met Bayer Leverkusen, Rapid Wien and Metalist Charkiw again . After two victories against Rapid Vienna, Rosenborg was eliminated as penultimate.
- Norwegian champion (26):
1967, 1969, 1971, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
1968, 1970, 1973, 1989, 1991, 2013, 2014
- Norwegian Cup Winner (12):
1960, 1964, 1971, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2015, 2016, 2018
Cup finalist (6):
1967, 1972, 1973, 1991, 1998, 2013
2010, 2017, 2018
Well-known former players
Additional players are included in the category: Soccer Player (Rosenborg Trondheim) .
Top 10 after appearances and goals
(As of September 21, 2011)
Placements highlighted in green indicate a championship. Lines not highlighted in color indicate a season in the top division, lines highlighted in red indicate a season in the second division.