Østfold is a region in Norge located at the south-east tip of the country. The population of Østfold is 262.523 (at 01/01-2007). Østfold has 854 Hattrick teams (17.March 2007). The best teams are in division III.
Following are Østfolds four largest cities, their population at 01/01-2007 and some football related information about them.
Fredrikstad has 71.297 inhabitants and is home to Fredrikstad FK (founded 7.April 1903), a football team in the top division (Tippeligaen) since the season 2004 after they qualified during their 100 year anniversary in 2003. Official FFK Ambassador is Harald Zwart, a Fredrikstad born Hollywood director.
FFK won the top division in 1938, 1939, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1957, 1960 and 1961 (9 times, but never after the formation of Tippeligaen).
They also won the cup in 1932, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1950, 1957, 1961, 1966, 1984 and 2006 (11 times).
Sarpsborg has 50.593 inhabitants and is home to both FK Sparta Sarpsborg (founded 23.November 1928) which last season qualified for the second highest division (Adeccoligaen) and Sarpsborg FK (founded 8.May 1903) in the third highest division (2. div).
FK Sparta Sarpsborg won the cup in 1952 while Sarpsborg FK won the cup in 1917, 1929, 1939, 1948, 1949, 1951.
Moss has 28.633 inhabitants and is home to Moss FK (founded 28.August 1906) which is in the second highest division (Adeccoligaen). MFK has played 13 years in the old (pre-Tippeligaen) top division (seasons 1977-85 and 1987-90) and 6 years in Tippeligaen (seasons 1996 and 1998-2002).
They won the top division in 1987 and the cup in 1983.
Halden has 27.835 inhabitants and is home to Kvik-Halden FK (founded 19.June 1906) which plays in the fourth highest division (3. div).
Kvik-Halden won the cup in 1918.
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