Tag: norway

Why Norway won’t qualify for the 2018 World Cup

“So, when are Norway playing again? Tomorrow?” The waiter at La Coupole, a beautiful restaurant found at Rue des Montparnasse in Paris, not far from Gare Montparnasse, threw his head back laughing,…

SK Brann: Norwegian football’s sleeping giant

Welcome to Bergen. Surrounded by breathtaking fjords and magnificent mountain ranges, Norway’s second biggest city attracts hundreds of thousands visitors a year. Many of them arrive by cruise ship in Bergen’s harbour a…

Football in the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle conjures images of bleak, cold, inhospitable landscapes, but also of beauty and mystery; of the Northern Lights, stunning scenery, secluded fjords and mountains. These are not images traditionally associated…