1. deild karla (football)

1. deild karla, known as Inkasso-deild karla (The Inkasso League) for sponsorship reasons, is a football league in Iceland. It is the second highest professional level in the Icelandic football league system. The league was founded in 1955 and current champions are ÍA. The league was expanded to 12 teams for the 2007 season, after having only 10 teams for many years. Since 2008 the top three divisions have all had 12 teams.

1. deild karla
Founded1997
1955 (as 2. deild karla)
Country Iceland
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toÚrvalsdeild karla
Relegation to2. deild karla
Domestic cup(s)Bikarkeppni karla
Deildabikar
Current championsGrótta
(1st title)
(2019)
Most championshipsBreiðablik (6 titles)
WebsiteKSÍ.is
Current: 2020

Current clubs (2020)Edit

Team Location Stadium 2019 season
Afturelding Mosfellsbær Varmárvöllur 8th
Fram Reykjavík (Háaleiti/Grafarholt) Framvöllur – Úlfarsárdal 7th
Grindavík Grindavík Grindavíkurvöllur Úrvalsdeild, 11th
ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar Hásteinsvöllur Úrvalsdeild, 12th
Keflavík Reykjanesbær (Keflavík) Keflavíkurvöllur 5th
Leiknir F. Fáskrúðsfjörður* Fjarðabyggðarhöllin 2. deild, 1st
Leiknir R. Reykjavík (Breiðholt) Leiknisvöllur 3rd
Magni Grenivík Grenivíkurvöllur 9th
Vestri Ísafjörður Torfnesvöllur 2. deild, 2nd
Víkingur Ó. Ólafsvík Ólafsvíkurvöllur 4th
Þróttur Reykjavík Reykjavík (Laugardalur) Valbjarnarvöllur 10th
Þór Akureyri Þórsvöllur 6th
  • Leiknir F represent Fáskrúðsfjörður but will play their games at Fjarðabyggðarhöllin in nearby Reyðarfjörður in the 2020 season.

HistoryEdit

Championship historyEdit

Number of titles by clubEdit

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