Íþróttabandalag Akraness

Íþróttabandalag Akraness (abbreviated 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,
Short nameÍA
Founded1946; 78 years ago (1946)
GroundAkranesvöllur,
Akranes, Iceland
Capacity6,000 (852 seated)
ChairmanEggert Hjelm Herbertsson
ManagerJón Þór Hauksson
LeagueBesta deildin
20231. deild karla, 1st of 12 (promoted)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Men's football edit

Honours edit

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, 2021
1996, 1999, 2003
2003
1968, 1991, 2011, 2018, 2023

Players edit

Current squad edit

As of 11 September 2023

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ISL Árni Marinó Einarsson
2 DF   ISL Hákon Ingi Einarsson
3 DF   SWE Johannes Vall
4 DF   ISL Hlynur Sævar Jónsson
5 DF   ISL Arnleifur Hjörleifsson
6 DF   ISL Jón Gísli Eyland
7 MF   ISL Ármann Ingi Finnbogason
8 MF   ISL Ingi Þór Sigurðsson
9 FW   ISL Viktor Jónsson
10 MF   ISL Steinar Þorsteinsson
14 MF   ISL Breki Þór Hermannsson
No. Pos. Nation Player
15 MF   ISL Marteinn Theodórsson
17 MF   ISL Gísli Laxdal Unnarsson
18 MF   ISL Albert Hafsteinsson
19 MF   ISL Kristófer Áki Hlinason
20 MF   ISL Indridi Áki Þorláksson
21 MF   ISL Gabriel Þór Þórðarson
25 MF   ISL Arnór Valur Ágústsson
27 MF   ISL Árni Salvar Heimisson
28 DF   SWE Pontus Lindgren (on loan from KR)
31 GK   CRO Dino Hodzic
44 DF   SCO Alex Davey
88 FW   ISL Arnór Smárason
- MF   ISL Björn Sigurdarson

Out on loan edit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
22 MF   ISL Jóhannes Breki Harðarson (at Ægir)
24 DF   ISL Finnbogi Laxdal Aðalgeirsson (at Haukar)

Managers edit

European competition edit

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   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 football edit

Current squad edit

As of 17 April 2022

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   USA Brooke Anne Jones
2 DF   ISL Aníta Sól Ágústsdóttir
3 DF   USA Jaclyn Árnason
5 DF   ISL Anna Þóra Hannesdóttir
7 FW   ISL Erla Karitas Jóhannesdóttir
8 MF   ISL Lilja Björg Ólafsdóttir
9 FW   ISL Erna Björt Elíasdóttir
10 MF   ISL Bryndís Rún Þórólfsdóttir
11 MF   ISL Dagný Halldórsdóttir
12 GK   ISL Salka Hrafns Elvarsdóttir
14 MF   ISL Dagbjört Líf Guðmundsdóttir
15 MF   ISL Marey Edda Helgadóttir
16 DF   ISL Arndís Lilja Eggertsdóttir
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 FW   ISL Unnur Ýr Haraldsdóttir
18 MF   ISL Sunna Rún Sigurðardóttir
19 FW   ISL Katrín María Ómarsdóttir
20 DF   ISL Sandra Ósk Alfreðsdóttir
21 FW   ISL Ylfa Laxdal Unnarsdóttir
22 DF   ISL Selma Dögg Þorsteinsdóttir
23 FW   ISL Andrea Ósk Hermóðsdóttir
25 DF   ISL Sigrún Egla Unnarsdóttir
26 DF   ISL Þorgerður Bjarnadóttir
27 DF   ISL Elvíra Agla Gunnarsdóttir
28 FW   ISL Thelma Björg Rafnkelsdóttir
29 FW   ISL Kolfinna Eir Jónsdóttir
99 FW   GHA Samira Suleman

Honours edit

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

Basketball edit

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]

References edit

  1. ^ "Þjálfarasaga úrvalsdeildar karla í körfubolta". kki.is (in Icelandic). Archived from the original on 11 May 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Þjálfarasaga úrvalsdeildar kvenna í körfubolta". kki.is (in Icelandic). Archived from the original on 11 May 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2018.

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