Jón Guðni Fjóluson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a matronymic, not a family name; this person is referred to by the given name Jón.
Jón Guðni Fjóluson
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Personal information
Full name Jón Guðni Fjóluson
Date of birth (1989-04-10) 10 April 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Þorlákshöfn, Iceland
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
IFK Norrköping
Number 31
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Fram 48 (10)
2011–2012 Beerschot 7 (1)
2012–2015 GIF Sundsvall 74 (2)
2016– IFK Norrköping 12 (1)
National team
2009–2011 Iceland U21 11 (0)
2010– Iceland 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 January 2017

Jón Guðni Fjóluson (born 10 April 1989) is an Icelandic football player, currently playing for IFK Norrköping in Sweden.



Jón Fjóluson is a part of the Ægir Þorlákshöfn youth academy. Jón then later joined Fram and received his first call-up to the men's team at the age of 17. He made his debut against Breiðablik UBK and scored his first goal against KA Akureyri. His performances have attracted Bundesliga clubs Hamburg and F.C. Bayern München, Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven, as well as Super League Greece AEK Athens F.C. who are all scouting him carefully. He has already been on trial with PSV Eindhoven, FC Bayern and Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Beerschot AC[edit]

On 6 June 2011, Jón moved to Belgian team Beerschot AC, signing a 3-year contract with an option of 1 year extra. AEK Athens FC was also interested in signing the centre back, but Jón preferred Beerschot. Following the 2011-12 season, Jón was allowed to leave, causing him to sign with Sundsvall in the summer of 2012.

GIF Sundsvall[edit]

Jón moved to the Swedish Allsvenskan football club GIF Sundsvall, signing a 3-year contract when Sundsvall played in the second highest level of football league in Sweden. After a minor successful last season, particular on autumn with spare time on the pitch and problems with the trainer he decided not to continue with the club and signed on December 1 a contract with the Swedish champions of the 2015 Allsvenskan, IFK Norrköping.

IFK Norrköping[edit]

Jón signed a 3-year contract with IFK Norrköping on free transfer and became the club's first new player after winning the Allsvenskan season 2015.

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