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Íþróttabandalag Akraness (English: Akranes Sports Club)[citation needed], commonly known simply as ÍA, is an Icelandic sports club founded in 1946 and based in the town of Akranes, west Iceland. Among the main sports its members can practice are basketball, football, golf, horsemanship, gymnastics, volleyball, bowling, karate, badminton, swimming and powerlifting. The football team plays in yellow shirts and socks, and black shorts.

ÍA
Football kit (yellow jersey with two broad, black, vertical stripes; black shorts with side-stripes; and black socks).
Full nameÍþróttabandalag Akraness
Nickname(s)Skagamenn, Gulir og Glaðir (Yellow and happy)ð
Short nameÍA
Founded1946
GroundAkranesvöllur,
Akranes, Iceland
Capacity6,000 (852 seated)
ChairmanMagnús Guðmundsson
ManagerJoey Guðjónsson
LeagueÚrvalsdeild
2018Inkasso-Deildin , 1st of 12th (Champions)
Current season

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Men's footballEdit

HonoursEdit

1951, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1983, 1984, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2001
Runner-up: 1952, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1978, 1979, 1985, 1997
1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2003
Runner-up: 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1999

1996, 1999, 2003
2003

1968, 1991, 2011, 2018

Current squadEdit

As of 4 January 2018

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
3   DF Aron Ingi Kristinsson
4   DF Arnór Snær Guðmundsson
5   DF Oskar Wasilewski
6   MF Albert Hafsteinsson
8   MF Hallur Flosason
9   FW Garðar Gunnlaugsson
11   MF Arnar Már Guðjónsson
12   GK Árni Snær Ólafsson
14   MF Ólafur Valur Valdimarsson
15   DF Hafþór Pétursson
16   DF Þórður Þorsteinn Þórðarson
No. Position Player
20   DF Gylfi Veigar Gylfason
21   MF Guðfinnur Leósson
22   MF Steinar Þorsteinsson
23   MF Aron Ýmir Pétursson
26   DF Hilmar Halldórsson
31   FW Stefán Teitur Þórðarson
-   GK Skarphéðinn Magnússon
-   DF Hörður Ingi Gunnarsson
-   MF Ragnar Leósson
-   MF Bjarki Steinn Bjarkason

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player

ManagersEdit

Women's footballEdit

HonoursEdit

1984, 1985, 1987
Runner-up: 1981, 1988, 1989, 1992
1989, 1991, 1992, 1993

BasketballEdit

ÍA's men's team played in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild karla from 1993 to 2000, making the playoffs in 1994, 1997 and 1998.[1] Its women's team played one season in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna during the 1995–1996 season.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Þjálfarasaga úrvalsdeildar karla í körfubolta". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Þjálfarasaga úrvalsdeildar kvenna í körfubolta". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 May 2018.

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