Ásta Árnadóttir

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is referred to by the given name Ásta.
Ásta Árnadóttir
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Personal information
Full name Ásta Árnadóttir
Date of birth (1983-06-09) 9 June 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Iceland
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Þór/KA 14 (0)
2001–2003 Þór/KA/KS 42 (5)
2004–2008 Valur 74 (1)
2009 Tyresö FF
2010 Valur 1 (0)
National team
2000 Iceland U-17 4 (0)
2000–2001 Iceland U-19 13 (1)
2001–2006 Iceland U-21 22 (0)
2004–2009 Iceland 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 September 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 September 2009

Ásta Árnadóttir (born 9 June 1983) is an Icelandic former footballer who was a defender. Ásta was part of Iceland's national team and was a member of the squad at UEFA Women's Euro 2009. Ásta has played for Tyresö FF in Sweden. She returned to Iceland to Valur in 2010 but was undecided on whether she'd play any more football.[1] She played one game that season but retired after that.[2][3]

She was known for her flick-flack throw-ins and recorded a video for UEFA Training Ground series, demonstrating the technique.

International career[edit]

Ásta made her senior international debut for Iceland in a 4–3 defeat by the United States in September 2004.

At UEFA Women's Euro 2009, Ásta was included in the squad but did not play in any of the matches as Iceland were eliminated in the first round.[4]


  1. ^ http://fotbolti.net/news/06-11-2012/fullStory.php?id=84262
  2. ^ "Fótbolti.net". fotbolti.net. Retrieved 7 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ásta Árnadóttir | Félagsmaður | Mótalisti | Mótamál | Knattspyrnusamband Íslands". ksi.is. Retrieved 7 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Ásta Árnadóttir". uefa.com. UEFA. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 

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