2008 Úrvalsdeild

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Úrvalsdeild
Season2008
ChampionsFH
RelegatedHK
ÍA
UEFA Champions LeagueFH (Second Qualifying Round)
UEFA Europa LeagueKeflavík (First Qualifying Round)
Fram (First Qualifying Round)
KR (Second Qualifying Round)
Matches played132
Goals scored412 (3.12 per match)
2007
2009

The 2008 season of Úrvalsdeild was the 97th season of top-tier football in Iceland. The league, also known as Landsbankadeild for sponsoring reasons, has been expanded from 10 teams to 12 teams in 2008.

Teams and venues[edit]

Team Location Venue Capacity
FH Hafnarfjörður Kaplakriki 6,000
Keflavík Reykjanesbær Keflavíkurvöllur 4,000
Fram Reykjavík Laugardalsvöllur 9,800
KR Reykjavík Reykjavík KR-völlur 6,000
Valur Reykjavík Vodafonevöllurinn 3,000
Fjölnir Reykjavík Fjölnisvöllur 1,000
Grindavík Grindavík Grindavíkurvöllur 1,500
Breiðablik Kópavogur Kópavogsvöllur 5,000
Fylkir Reykjavík Fylkisvöllur 4,000
Þróttur Reykjavík Valbjarnarvöllur 2,500
HK Kópavogs Kópavogur Kópavogsvöllur 5,000
ÍA Akranes Akranes Akranesvöllur 850

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Víkingur Reykjavík were relegated from Úrvalsdeild after finishing in 10th place the previous season. Their place was taken by 1. deild champions UMF Grindavík. Due to expansion from 10 to 12 teams, 2nd placed Þróttur Reykjavík and 3rd placed Fjölnir Reykjavík were also promoted.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 FH (C) 22 15 2 5 50 25 +25 47 2009–10 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Keflavík 22 14 4 4 54 31 +23 46 2009–10 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
3 Fram 22 13 1 8 31 21 +10 40
4 KR 22 12 3 7 38 23 +15 39 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round[a]
5 Valur 22 11 2 9 34 28 +6 35
6 Fjölnir 22 10 1 11 39 33 +6 31
7 Grindavík 22 9 4 9 29 36 −7 31
8 Breiðablik 22 8 6 8 41 36 +5 30
9 Fylkir 22 6 4 12 24 40 −16 22
10 Þróttur Reykjavík 22 5 7 10 28 46 −18 22
11 HK (R) 22 5 3 14 26 47 −21 18 Relegation to 2009 1. deild karla
12 ÍA (R) 22 2 7 13 18 46 −28 13
Source: ksi.is (in Icelandic)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ KR Reykjavík won VISA-bikar 2008 and thereby qualified for the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.

Results[edit]

Each team played every opponent once home and away for a total of 22 matches.

Home \ Away BRE FJÖ FRA FYL GRI FH HK ÍA KEF KR VAL ÞRÓ
Breiðablik 4–1 3–0 2–3 3–6 4–1 2–1 6–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 0–0
Fjölnir 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–1 3–3 3–1 2–0 1–2 2–1 2–3 3–4
Fram 2–1 3–1 3–0 0–1 4–1 2–0 2–0 0–2 0–2 2–1 1–0
Fylkir 0–2 0–3 0–3 0–1 0–2 2–1 2–2 3–3 0–2 2–0 2–3
Grindavík 2–2 0–1 0–2 1–3 0–3 2–2 1–1 0–1 2–1 3–5 2–2
FH 3–0 2–0 2–1 1–2 0–1 4–0 2–0 3–2 2–0 3–0 2–0
HK 2–1 1–6 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–4 1–1 1–2 0–3 4–2 4–0
ÍA 1–1 0–3 1–0 2–3 1–2 2–5 1–2 1–4 0–0 0–0 1–1
Keflavík 3–1 1–2 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–0 3–2 3–1 4–2 5–3 5–0
KR 1–2 2–0 2–0 3–0 3–1 1–2 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–2 5–2
Valur 1–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 3–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–1 2–0
Þróttur Reykjavík 2–2 0–3 1–1 0–0 0–1 4–4 2–1 4–1 3–2 0–1 0–3
Source: ksi.is (in Icelandic)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Source: ksi.is (in Icelandic)

16 goals
14 goals
12 goals
11 goals
10 goals
9 goals
8 goals

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