|Full name||Lárus Orri Sigurðsson|
|Date of birth||4 June 1973|
|Place of birth||Akureyri, Iceland|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|1999–2004||West Bromwich Albion||116||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Lárus Orri Sigurðsson (born 4 June 1973), known in English as Larus Sigurdsson, is an Icelandic former professional footballer, who played most notably for Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion in England. He is currently the manager of Icelandic team Þór Akureyri.
Sigurðsson was born in Akureyri and played with Þór Akureyri along with his father Sigurdur Larusson who later became the manager. His cousin Þorvaldur Örlygsson who was playing in England for Stoke City recommend him to manager Lou Macari and he joined Stoke on trial. Lárus impressed Macari so much that he played him against Portsmouth before he had signed him. He played 23 times in 1994–95 and his performances were so good he won the player of the year award. He was an ever present in 1995–96 as Stoke reached the play-offs where they lost to Leicester City. He missed just one match in 1996–97 in what was the club's final season at the Victoria Ground. He played in all but three matches in 1997–98 as Stoke suffered relegation to the third tier. he played 43 times in 1998–99 as Stoke failed to gain promotion and he was sold to West Bromwich Albion in August 1999 for a fee of £350,000 after making 228 appearances for Stoke.
He scored once for Albion, his goal coming in a 5–0 win over Portsmouth on 23 February 2002. After his professional career in England, Sigurðsson went home to his old club, Þór, and played 15 games for them in 2005. In summer 2006, he was appointed player-manager at Þór, a position he held until 31 May 2010 when he resigned after conflict with the board. On 20 July 2010, he joined ÍA, the club he played in as a youngster. His first senior appearance for ÍA came in a 4–2 win over Fjarðarbyggð. At the start of the 2011 season Lárus was appointed as the manager of KF, retiring as a player.
- Sourced from Lárus Sigurðsson profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required) and Lárus Sigurðsson at National-Football-Teams.com
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other[A]||Total|
|1991||1. deild karla||16||2||—||—||—||16||2|
|Stoke City||1994–95||First Division||23||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||24||1|
|West Bromwich Albion||1999–2000||First Division||27||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||28||0|
|Þór Akureyri||2005||1. deild karla||15||1||—||—||—||15||1|
|2006||1. deild karla||11||1||—||—||—||11||1|
|2007||1. deild karla||13||2||—||—||—||13||2|
|2008||1. deild karla||8||0||—||—||—||8||0|
|2009||1. deild karla||5||0||—||—||—||5||0|
|ÍA||2010||1. deild karla||2||0||—||—||—||2||0|
|1.||13 May 1998||Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Cannes, France||Saudi Arabia||1–1||Draw||Friendly|
|2.||31 March 1999||Olimpiysky NSC, Kiev, Ukraine||Ukraine||1–1||Draw||Euro 2000 qualifying|
|Correct as of 22 November 2016|
- Stoke City
- Stoke City 101 Golden Greats. Desert Islands Books. 2002. ISBN 1-874287554.
- "West Brom 5–0 Portsmouth". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 23 February 2002. Retrieved 17 February 2010.
- Luis Fernando Passo Alpuin; Jostein Nygård. "Iceland – Record International Players". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
- Football PLAYER: Lárus Sigurðsson