Valur Gíslason

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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 Valur.
Valur Gíslason
Personal information
Full name Valur Fannar Gíslason
Date of birth (1977-09-08) 8 September 1977 (age 36)
Place of birth Eskifjördur, Iceland
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Youth career
?-1995 Umf. Austri
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Fram 30 (2)
1996–1998 Arsenal 0 (0)
1997 Brighton & Hove Albion (loan) 7 (0)
1998 Leeds United A.F.C. (loan)
1999 Strømsgodset 19 (0)
2000-2001 Fram 31 (0)
2002-2005 Fylkir 61 (3)
2006 Valur 7 (1)
2007-2011 Fylkir 87 (12)
2012 Haukar 1 (0)
National team
1992-1994 Iceland U-17 27 (3)
1994-1996 Iceland U-19 20 (3)
1996-1999 Iceland U-21 15 (1)
2000-2010 Iceland 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 September 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 March 2010

Valur Fannar Gíslason (born 8 September 1977 in Eskifjördur) is an Icelandic international footballer who last played for Haukar. He is the elder brother of fellow international player Stefán Gíslason.

Career[edit]

Valur moved from Fram to English side Arsenal in 1996. However, he never made a league appearance for Arsenal,[1] and spent a loan spell at Brighton & Hove Albion in 1997.[2] He moved to Norwegian side Strømsgodset IF in 1998, before returning to Fram in 1999. He later played for the Iceland national football team and captained for Fram.[3] He later played mostly for Fylkir.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARSENAL : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Former Arsenal trainees, from about 1994". Arseweb. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 

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