Today's Kjetil Rekdal Talking Points
Kjetil André Rekdal (born 6 November 1968 in Vestnes) is a Norwegian football manager and a former footballer who was head coach of Norwegian club Vålerenga from 2013 to 2016.
Rekdal began his playing career in Molde FK, playing afterwards for clubs in the German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 and Belgian Belgian Pro League. Playing as a midfielder during his time as a player, his 83 caps with the Norwegian national football team makes him the seventh most capped player in the team's history.
Rekdal previously managed Vålerenga from 2000 to 2006, during which he won both the cup and league title. He has also been in charge of Kaiserslautern, Lierse and Aalesund. During his time at Aalesund, the club earned two cup titles and saw a period of success previously unmatched in their history, which was attributed to Rekdal.Close