Handknattleiksfélag Kópavogs

Handknattleiksfélag Kópavogs (HK) or HK Iceland is an Icelandic sports club from the town of Kópavogur, mainly known for its football and handball teams. The club has a football team playing in the top tier of Icelandic football.

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Full nameHandknattleiksfélag Kópavogs
Founded26 January 1970; 51 years ago (1970-01-26)
GroundKórinn,
Kópavogur, Iceland
Capacity5,501 (1,869 seated)
ChairmanSigurjón Sigurðsson
ManagerBrynjar Björn Gunnarsson
LeagueÚrvalsdeild
20209th of 12

HistoryEdit

The club dates back to 1969, but was officially established on 26 January 1970. They were originally only a handball team, with the football team established in 1992. They bounced around in lower divisions until, in the summer of 2007 they first played in the Icelandic top division, the Úrvalsdeild. The club were relegated in their second season to the second tier and were again relegated to the third tier in 2011. They are, however, back in the top tier, and placed 9th out of 12 in the 2019 Úrvalsdeild.

Current squadEdit

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 Andri Thór Grétarsson
3 DF   ISL Hinrik Atli Smárason
4 DF   ISL Leifur Andri Leifsson
5 DF   ISL Gudmundur Thór Júlíusson
6 DF   ISL Bjarni Gunnarsson
7 MF   ISL Ingimar Elí Hlynsson
8 FW   ISL Ragnar Leósson
9 MF   ISL Kristófer Eggertsson
10 FW   ISL Hákon Ingi Jónsson
No. Pos. Nation Player
11 MF   ISL Ísak Óli Helgason
15 DF   ISL Teitur Pétursson
16 MF   ISL Joey Gudjónsson
17 MF   ISL Eidur Gauti Saebjörnsson
20 FW   ISL Árni Arnarson
22 DF   ISL Aron Ýmir Pétursson
23 MF   ISL Ágúst Freyr Hallsson
27 FW   ISL Jökull Elísabetarson
30 DF   ISL Reynir Haraldsson

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