Íþróttabandalag Akraness

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)
Short nameÍA
Founded1946
GroundAkranesvöllur,
Akranes, Iceland
Capacity6,000 (852 seated)
ChairmanMagnús Guðmundsson
ManagerJoey Guðjónsson
LeagueÚrvalsdeild
2020Úrvalsdeild, 8th of 12
Current season

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

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player

ManagersEdit

European competitionEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
1970–71 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1R   Sparta Rotterdam 0-6 0–9 0-15
1971–72 European Cup 1R   Sliema Wanderers 0-4 0–0 0-4
1975–76 European Cup 1R   Omonia 4-0 1-2 5–2
2R   FC Dynamo Kyiv 0-2 0-3 0-5
1976–77 European Cup 1R   Trabzonspor 1-3 2–3 3-6
1977–78 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Brann 0-4 0-1 0-5
1978–79 European Cup 1R   Köln 1-1 1–4 2-5
1979–80 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Barcelona 0-1 0-5 0-6
1980–81 UEFA Cup 1R   Köln 0-4 0–6 0-10
1983–84 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Aberdeen 1-2 1-1 2-3
1984–85 European Cup 1R   Beveren 2-2 0–5 2-7
1985–86 European Cup 1R   Aberdeen 1-3 1-4 2-7
1986–87 UEFA Cup 1R   Sporting 0-9 0–6 0-15
1987–88 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Kalmar 0-0 0-1 (aet) 0-1
1988–89 UEFA Cup 1R   Újpest 0-0 1–2 1-2
1989–90 UEFA Cup 1R   RFC Liège 0-2 1–4 1-6
1993–94 UEFA Champions League PR   Partizani 3-0 0-0 3–0
1R   Feyenoord 1-0 0-3 1-3
1994–95 UEFA Cup PR   Bangor City 2-0 2-1 4–1
1R   Kaiserslautern 0-4 1-4 1-8
1995–96 UEFA Cup PR   Shelbourne 3-0 3-0 6–0
1R   Raith Rovers 1-0 1-3 2-3
1996–97 UEFA Cup PR   Sileks 2-0 0-1 2–1
QR   CSKA Moscow 0-2 1-4 1-6
1997–98 UEFA Champions League 1R   Košice 0-1 0–3 0-4
1998–99 UEFA Cup 1QR   Žalgiris Vilnius 3-2 0–1 3-3 (a)
1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   Teuta Durrës 5-1 1-2 6–3
2R   Lokeren 1-3 1-3 2-6
2000-01 UEFA Cup QR   Gent 0-3 2–3 2-6
2001-02 UEFA Cup QR   Club Brugge 1-6 0–4 1-10
2002-03 UEFA Champions League 1QR   Željezničar 0-1 0–3 0-4
2004-05 UEFA Cup 1QR   TVMK 4-2 2-1 6–3
2QR   Hammarby 1-2 0-2 1-4
2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   Inter Turku 0-4 0–0 0-4
2006-07 UEFA Cup 1QR   Randers 2-1 0–1 2-2 (a)
2008-09 UEFA Cup 1QR   Honka 2-1 0–3 2-4

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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