Íþróttabandalag Akraness

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Full name Íþróttabandalag Akraness
Nickname(s) Skagamenn, Gulir og Glaðir (Yellow and happy)
Short name ÍA
Founded 1946
Ground Akranesvöllur,
Akranes, Iceland
Ground Capacity 6,000 (852 seated)
Chairman Ingi Fannar Eiríksson
Manager Þorvaldur Örlygsson
League 1. deild karla
2013 Úrvalsdeild, 12th (relegated)

Íþróttabandalag Akraness is an Icelandic sports club founded in 1946 and based in the town of Akranes, west Iceland. Among the main sports its members can practice are basketball, football, golf, horsemanship, gymnastics, volleyball, bowling, karate, badminton, swimming and powerlifting. The men's football team, the club's flagship, plays in yellow shirts and socks, and black shorts.



  • Icelandic Cups: 9
    • 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2003
      (runner-up: 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1999)

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Iceland GK Páll Gísli Jónsson
6 Iceland FW Ármann Smári Björnsson
England DF Darren Lough
9 Iceland FW Garðar Gunnlaugsson
10 Iceland MF Jón Vilhelm Ákason
27 Iceland MF Hafþór Ægir Vilhjálmsson
11 Iceland MF Arnar Már Guðjónsson
12 Iceland GK Árni Snær Ólafsson
14 Iceland MF Ólafur Valur Valdimarsson
16 Iceland FW Andri Adolphsson
18 Iceland MF Hallur Flosason
19 Iceland FW Eggert Kári Karlsson
No. Position Player
20 Denmark DF Thomas Sørensen
23 Iceland DF Einar Logi Einarsson
24 Iceland DF Andri Geir Alexandersson
26 Iceland MF Alexander Már Þorláksson
29 Iceland MF Albert Hafsteinsson
Iceland DF Aron Ýmir Pétursson (On Loan at Þróttur Reykjavík)
Iceland DF Teitur Pétursson (On Loan at KF)
Iceland DF Gylfi Veigar Gylfason (On Loan at Kári)
England MF Theo Furness (On Loan at BÍ/Bolungarvík)
Iceland MF Páll Sindri Einarsson (On Loan at KF)
Iceland MF Jón Björgvin Kristjánsson (On Loan at KF)


Women Football[edit]




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