1998 Úrvalsdeild

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The 1998 season of Úrvalsdeild was the 87th season of league football in Iceland. ÍBV defended their title. ÍR and Þróttur were relegated. The competition was known as Landssímadeild, due to its sponsorship by the now-defunct company, Landssíminn.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points Notes
1 ÍBV 18 12 2 4 40 15 +25 38 UEFA Champions League
2 KR 18 9 6 3 25 9 +16 33
3 ÍA 18 8 6 4 27 22 +5 30 UEFA Cup
4 Keflavík 18 8 4 5 19 23 -4 28
5 Leiftur 18 7 4 7 21 21 +0 25 Inter-Toto Cup
6 Fram 18 5 5 8 21 23 -2 20
7 Grindavík 18 5 4 9 24 34 -10 19
8 Valur 18 4 6 8 25 33 -8 18
9 Þróttur 18 4 6 8 27 39 -12 18 Relegated
10 ÍR 18 4 5 9 20 30 -10 17

Top goalscorers[edit]

# Player Club Goals
1 Iceland Steingrímur Jóhannesson ÍBV 16
2 Iceland Tómas Ingi Tómasson Þróttur 14
3 Iceland Ásmundur Arnarsson Fram 8
4 Iceland Arnór Guðjohnsen Valur 7
4 Iceland Sigurður Ragnar Eyjólfsson ÍA 7
4 Iceland Guðmundur Benediktsson KR 7
7 Iceland Sævar Þór Gíslason ÍR 6
8 Iceland Grétar Ólafur Hjartarson Grindavík 5
8 Iceland Þórarinn Kristjánsson Keflavík 5
8 Iceland Jón Þ. Stefánsson Valur 5
8 Faroe Islands Uni Arge Leiftur 5
8 Iceland Ragnar Hauksson ÍA 5
8 Iceland Hreinn Hringsson Þróttur 5
8 Iceland Kristófer Sigurgeirsson Fram 5
8 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milan Stefán Jankovic Grindavík 5
1998 Landssímadeild Winners
ÍBV
3rd Title

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