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Guðmundur Steinarsson (born 20 October 1979) is an Icelandic international former footballer who played as a striker. Steinarsson is currently assistant manager at Fjölnir.[1] He spent the majority of his playing career with Keflavík, where he started his career in 1996, playing more than 250 league games for the club. Guðmundur has also had spells in Denmark and Switzerland with Brønshøj BK and FC Vaduz.

Guðmundur Steinarsson
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-10-20) 20 October 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Iceland
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Fjölnir (assistant manager)
Youth career
1990–1995 Keflavík
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2002 Keflavík 82 (28)
1999KA Akureyri (loan) 17 (4)
2002–2004 Brønshøj BK 15 (5)
2003Fram Reykjavik (loan) 11 (0)
2004–2009 Keflavík 87 (36)
2009 FC Vaduz 12 (2)
2009–2012 Keflavík 74 (17)
2013–2015 Njarðvík 0 (0)
National team
1995–1996 Iceland U17 8 (2)
1997 Iceland U19 4 (0)
2000–2001 Iceland U21 7 (1)
2002–2008 Iceland 3 (0)
2011 Iceland futsal 3 (2)
Teams managed
2016– Fjölnir (assistant manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only



Club careerEdit

Guðmundur began his career in 1996 with Keflavík, and went on to score 28 goals in 82 league matches over the following six years.[2] During the 1999 season, he had a spell on loan at KA Akureyri. Guðmundur left Keflavík in July 2002 in order to move to Denmark to play with Brønshøj BK. He played 15 matches for the Danish club, and spent the 2003 campaign on loan in Iceland with Fram Reykjavik. After two years away, he rejoined Keflavík in 2004 and spent a further five seasons with the club, making a further 105 first-team appearances and scoring 45 goals.[2] In the 2008 season, he was named Players' Player of the Year in the Icelandic league.[3]

On 16 January 2009, Guðmundur signed for FC Vaduz and scored on his debut for the club in the 1–1 draw with FC Aarau.[4] Over the following four months, he played 12 league games for Vaduz before leaving Liechtenstein in the summer of 2009.[5] He subsequently rejoined his former club, Keflavík in July of that year and spent another four seasons with the Úrvalsdeild side, scoring 17 goals in 74 league matches.[2] By the time he left Keflavík at the end of the 2012 campaign, he had become the club's all-time top appearance maker and goalscorer in top-division football with 81 goals in 255 matches.[6] On 17 January 2013, it was announced that he had agreed to play for 2. deild karla outfit Njarðvík for the 2013 season.[6]

International careerEdit

Guðmundur was capped three times playing for Iceland. He made his debut in a friendly match against Brazil on 8 March 2002, where Kaká scored his first international goal when Brazil won 6–1. Six years later, on 6 November 2008, Guðmundur played in Iceland's 2–2 draw against Norway in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match, before he played his last international match when Malta won 1–0 against Iceland in a friendly match two weeks later.




  1. ^ Einarsson, Magnús Már (14 November 2016). "Gummi Steinars ráðinn aðstoðarþjálfari Fjölnis (Staðfest)" [Gummi Steinar appointed assistant number (AFP)] (in Icelandic). Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Guðmundur Steinarsson – Meistaraflokkur". KSÍ. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Guðmundur og Dóra María valin best" (in Icelandic). KSÍ. 19 October 2009.
  4. ^ "Kirschbaum, Nickenig, Steinarsson und Dadi zum FC Vaduz" (in German). FC Vaduz. 14 January 2009. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011.
  5. ^ "Transferübersicht Dosenbach Challenge League - Saison 2009/10 (Sommer)" (in German). Retrieved 17 June 2009.
  6. ^ a b Elvar Geir Magnússon (17 January 2013). "Gummi Steinars í Njarðvík (Staðfest)". Fó Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  7. ^ a b "Guðmundur Steinarsson íþróttamaður Keflavíkur 2008" (in Icelandic). Víkurfréttir. 9 January 2009.

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