Guðmundur Torfason

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Guðmundur Torfason
Personal information
Full name Guðmundur Torfason
Date of birth (1961-12-13) 13 December 1961 (age 52)
Place of birth Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
Height 6 ft 01 in (1.85 m)
Playing position striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982-1986 Fram ? (?)
1986-1987 K.S.K. Beveren ?
1987-1988 Winterslag
1988 Racing Genk
ttl Belgium 43 (8 )
1988-1989 Rapid Vienna 7 (1)
1989-1992 St Mirren 77 (26)
1992-1994 St Johnstone 38 (9)
1994-1995 Doncaster Rovers 4 (0)
1996-1998 Grindavík 12 (2)
National team
-1991 Iceland 26 (4)
Teams managed
1996-1998 Grindavík
2000 Fram
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Guðmundur "Gunni" Torfason (born 13 December 1961 in Vestmannaeyjar) is a retired Icelandic footballer.

Playing career[edit]

A striker, he became top goalscorer in the Icelandic league in 1986 with 19 goals. He moved to continental Europe with Austrians Rapid Vienna then Belgian side Racing Genk before joining St Mirren F.C. in 1989. He became club top scorer three seasons in a row. In 1992 Torfason left St Mirren for St. Johnstone F.C. In 1995 he moved for a brief spell at Doncaster Rovers.[1] He eventually ended his career after spending the 1996 season with Grindavík.

He played his last international match for Iceland in a November 1991 European Championship qualifying match against France.

He coached Fram in 2000.[2]

On October 30, 2011 Gudmundur Torfason has returned to Scottish football after being appointed as Rangers' Icelandic scout. [1]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Gunni Torfason, Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database