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Arne Dokken

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Full name  Arne Dokken
1978–1981  Lillestrom SK
Place of birth  Drammen, Norway
Name  Arne Dokken

Years  Team
Role  Football player
1975–1977  Stromsgodset IF
Children  Kenneth Dokken
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Date of birth  (1955-08-27) 27 August 1955 (age 60)

Arne Dokken (born 27 August 1955) is a Norwegian former football player and coach. He played as striker for several Norwegian clubs and two Greek clubs and 24 matches for Norway national football team scoring two goals. In eight seasons in the Norwegian Premier League he played 147 matches scoring 64 goals. He was top scorer in Norwegian Premier League 1975 and 1980. He is currently sports director of Sandefjord Fotball, where his son Kenneth Dokken is a player.


Club career

Arne Dokken was born in Drammen, started his career in Åssiden IF and went to Strømsgodset IF 19 years old. In the 1975 season he became top scorer in Norwegian Premiere League. He continued to Lillestrøm SK winning gold medals in the Norwegian Cup 1978 and the league 1981. He then became professional in Panathinaikos in Greece and on loan to Apollon Smyrnis also in Greece before he returned to Norway where he finished his career as player in Rosenborg BK.

International career

Dokken was capped once for Norway boys team, four times for the Norway u-19 and 11 times for Norway u-21. He was capped 24 times for the Norway national football team scoring two goals.

Managerial career

He started his career as coach in Rosenborg 1985 successfully as the team won gold medals. He was thereafter director of sports in Rosenborg BK and in FC Lyn Oslo. He continued to Strømsgodset IF as coach and head of sports and to Sandefjord Fotball where he was head coach in the 2004 season. He then became sports director in Hønefoss BK before he returned to Sandefjord Fotball as sports director.

As a player

Lillestrøm SK
  • Norwegian Premier League
  • Winner (1): 1981
  • Runner up (1): 1978,
  • Norwegian Cup
  • Winner (2): 1978, 1981
  • Runner up (1): 1980
  • Panathinaikos
  • Alpha Ethniki
  • Runner up (1): 1981–1982
  • Greek Cup
  • Winner (1): 1982
  • As a manager

    Rosenborg BK
  • Norwegian Premier League
  • Winner (1): 1985
  • References

    Arne Dokken Wikipedia

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