Ragnar Sigurðsson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Ragnar.
Ragnar Sigurðsson
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Sigurðsson training with F.C. Copenhagen in 2013
Personal information
Full name Ragnar Sigurðsson
Date of birth (1986-06-19) 19 June 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Reykjavík, Iceland
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
FC Krasnodar
Number 27
Youth career
2002–2004 Fylkir
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Fylkir 38 (2)
2006–2011 IFK Göteborg 122 (11)
2011–2013 FC København 70 (4)
2014– FC Krasnodar 10 (0)
National team
2001-2002 Iceland U-17 11 (1)
2004 Iceland U-19 5 (2)
2005-2006 Iceland U-21 7 (0)
2007– Iceland 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 May 2014

Ragnar Sigurðsson (born 19 June 1986) is an Icelandic professional footballer. Ragnar plays as centre back for FC Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League. He also plays for the Iceland national team.

Club career[edit]

IFK Göteborg[edit]

After playing for Fylkir, he joined Swedish club IFK Göteborg in 2006. He made his Allsvenskan debut on 6 April 2007, starting the first match of the 2007 season; he would go on to play 90 minutes in all 26 of the club's league matches, forming a formidable partnership with Mattias Bjärsmyr as the team won Allsvenskan 2007. After his magnificent first season he has constantly been linked to several big clubs in Ligue 1, Serie A, Bundesliga and Premier League. IFK Göteborg's sports director, Håkan Mild has also commented that the club could get a transfer fee around €3 million for the talented defender.[1] During his second season the defender played 29 games[2] (of 30) as the team finished in 3rd place. The club also won Supercupen and Svenska Cupen during the 2008 season.

FC København[edit]

On May 30, 2011, Ragnar Sigurðsson signed a four-year-long contract with Danish champions F.C. Copenhagen.[3] The fee is believed to be around 5.5 million DKK.[4]

FC Krasnodar[edit]

On 23 January 2014, Russian Football Premier League club FC Krasnodar announced signing Ragnar Sigurðsson on a two-and-a-half year deal with option for another year.[5]

International career[edit]

He has played for the Icelandic under-21 team and was called up for the Iceland national team for the first time in May 2007. His first match for the national team was in a friendly against Canada in August 2007.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 12 August 2014[6][7]
Club statistics
Season Club League League Cup Europe Other[nb 1] Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
2007 IFK Göteborg Allsvenskan 26 0 - - 26 0
2008 29 4 3 0 - 32 4
2009 29 4 4 1 2 0 - 35 5
2010 28 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 33 1
2011 13 3 2 0 0 0 - 15 3
2011–12 F.C. Copenhagen Danish Superliga 24 1 4 0 9 0 - 37 1
2012–13 31 3 0 0 10 0 - 41 3
2013–14 14 0 1 0 9 0 - 24 0
2013–14 FC Krasnodar Russian Premier League 6 0 3 0 - - 9 0
2014–15 2 0 0 0 3 0 - 5 0
Total Sweden 125 12 8 1 5 0 1 0 139 13
Denmark 69 4 5 0 28 0 0 0 102 4
Russia 8 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 14 0
Total 202 16 16 1 36 0 1 0 254 17

Honours[edit]

IFK Göteborg[edit]

F.C. Copenhagen[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes other competitive competitions, including the Svenska Supercupen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sigurdsson intresserar engelska klubbar - Retrieved on 7 December 2008, sportal.nu (in Swedish)
  2. ^ Player Profile: Ragnar Sigurdsson - Retrieved on 7 December 2008, svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish)
  3. ^ FC København henter islænding i Sverige - Retrieved on 30 May 2011, pol.dk (in Danish)
  4. ^ Officielt: Sigurdsson til FCK - Retrieved on 30 May 2011, sporten.dk (in Danish)
  5. ^ "Рагнар Сигурдссон стал игроком "Краснодара"" (in Russian). FC Krasnodar. 23 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "R.Sigurdsson". Soccerway. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ragnar Sigurdsson". http://svenskfotboll.se. svenskfotboll. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 

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