Íþróttabandalag Ísafjarðar

Íþróttabandalag Ísafjarðar, commonly known as ÍBÍ, was a sports union in Ísafjörður, Iceland, best known for its football teams. In 2000, ÍBÍ merged with Héraðssamband Vestur-Ísfirðinga to form Héraðssamband Vestfirðinga.[2]

ÍBÍ
Full nameÍþróttabandalag Ísafjarðar
Founded23 April 1946[1]
Folded2000

FootballEdit

ÍBÍ
Full nameÍþróttabandalag Ísafjarðar
Short nameÍBÍ
Founded1955 (men's team)
1981 (women's team)
Dissolved1988
GroundTorfnesvöllur,
Ísafjörður, Iceland

Men's footballEdit

ÍBÍ's men's football team was founded in 1955 and participated in the Icelandic top-tier league in 1962, 1982 and 1983.[3] It folded prior to the 1988 season due to financial difficulties and most of the players transferred over to Boltafélag Ísafjarðar.[4]

HonoursEdit

1 Then known as 2. deild karla

1 Then known as 3. deild karla

ManagersEdit

Women's footballEdit

ÍBÍ's women´s team was founded in 1981 and participated in the Football Cup that year. It competed in the Icelandic top-tier league in 1984 and 1985. It won the second-tier league in 1987 but the club folded just before the 1988 season and most of the players moved to which took its spot in the top-tier league.[4][6]

HonoursEdit

1 Then known as 2. deild kvenna

ManagersEdit

  • Jóhann Torfason 1981
  • Þór Albertsson 1982
  • Bjarni Jóhannsson 1983
  • Rósa Áslaug Valdimarsdóttir 1984
  • Jóhann Torfason 1985
  • Jón E. Haraldsson 1986–1987

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Samúel Grímsson (26 November 1977). "Íþróttir í Skutulsfirði og nágrenni". Bæjarins Besta (in Icelandic). p. 2. Retrieved 4 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Saga - Héraðssamband Vestfirðinga". hsv.is (in Icelandic). Héraðssamband Vestfirðinga. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  3. ^ "ÍBÍ - Íþróttabandalag Ísafjarðar". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 1 June 1983. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  4. ^ a b Sigurður Pétursson (2017). Knattspyrnusaga Ísfirðinga. Púkamót, félag. pp. 277–282. ISBN 978-9935-24-189-4.
  5. ^ "Ísfirðingar í 2. deild". Alþýðublaðið (in Icelandic). 2 October 1973. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Ísfirðingar leika í 4. deild undir nafni BÍ". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 12 May 1988. p. 66. Retrieved 4 July 2021.