Sif Atladóttir

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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 Sif.
Sif Atladóttir
Sif Atladottir 2012.jpg
Before Iceland's Euro 2013 play-off against Ukraine in October 2012
Personal information
Full name Sif Atladóttir
Date of birth (1985-07-15) 15 July 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Düsseldorf, West Germany
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Full back
Club information
Current team
Kristianstads DFF
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 FH 22 (5)
2004 KR 14 (8)
2005 FH 12 (4)
2006 Þróttur R. 13 (12)
2007–2009 Valur 49 (6)
2010–2011 1. FC Saarbrücken 30 (2)
2011– Kristianstads DFF 51 (0)
National team
2003–2004 Iceland U-19 6 (1)
2006 Iceland U-21 4 (1)
2007– Iceland 50 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:12, 8 August 2013 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:12, 21 July 2013 (UTC)

Sif Atladóttir (born 15 July 1985) is an Icelandic footballer who plays for Damallsvenskan club Kristianstads DFF and the Iceland women's national team.

Career[edit]

Sif, who began her career as a forward but later developed into a pacey full back,[1] left Icelandic club Valur for German side 1. FC Saarbrücken in the 2009–10 winter transfer window.[2] In 2011 she moved to Kristianstads DFF following Saarbrücken's relegation.

International career[edit]

Sif is currently part of Iceland's national team and competed in the UEFA Women's Championships in 2009 and 2013.

She made her senior national team debut in a 2–1 defeat to Italy at the Algarve Cup in March 2007.

Sif playing for Kristianstads in 2013

Personal life[edit]

Sif is the daughter of Atli Eðvaldsson, former captain and coach of the men's national team. She was born in Germany while her father was playing professionally for Fortuna Düsseldorf.[3]

Her brother Emil Atlason is also a footballer who plays for KR and the Iceland national under-21 football team,[4] while sister Sara Atladóttir played for FH and the women's under-17 and under-19 national teams.[5] Uncle Jóhannes "Shuggy" Eðvaldsson played for Celtic.

Achievements[edit]

  • Icelandic champion with Valur in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Honours[edit]

  • Most promising player in FH in 2003.
  • Best player in Þróttur in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sif Atladóttir". UEFA.com. UEFA. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Wechselübersicht Frauenfussball Winter 2010
  3. ^ Jonsson Ófeigur, Oskar (15 July 2013). "Sif á afmæli í dag / Kaka eftir æfingu". Visir.is (in Icelandic). 365 (media corporation). Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Christenson, Marcus (13 July 2013). "Women's Euro 2013: Group B preview – Germany, Iceland, Norway, Holland". The Guardian. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Eplið og eikin". MBL.is (in Icelandic). Morgunblaðið. 26 June 2008. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 

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