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Squad

2008

 Arnar Gunnlaugsson  Coach  06/03/73
 Bjarki Gunnlaugsson  Coach  06/03/73

The Gunnlaugsson twins replaced Gudjon Thordarson as coach after the 6-1 defeat to Breidablik in July 2008, it is not the first time they have been in charge at IA, in 2006 they replaced Olafur Thordarson for a short period.

They are both very experienced players, Arnar has played for IA, Feyenoord, 1FC Nurnberg, FC Sochaux, Bolton Wanderers, Leicester City, Stoke City, Dundee United, KR and FH. He has 32 caps for Iceland.

Bjarki has played for IA, Feyenoord, 1FC Nurnberg, Waldhof Mannheim, Molde FK, SK Brann, Preston, Deiglan, KR and FH. He has 27 caps for Iceland

Thordur Thordarson is the assistant coach, the 36 year old former goalkeeper played over 120 games for IA but had to retire in 2005 due to illness. Thordur has played for 1FK Norrkoping, Valur and KA, made 1 appearance for Iceland.

 

 No.  Player  Born  Pos
 1      GK
 2  Arni Thor Gudmundsson  26/11/80   DF

 3

 Gudjon Sveinsson  19/04/80  DF
 4      
 5  Heimir Einarsson  20/04/87  DF
 6  Helgi Petur Magnusson  12/02/84  MF
 7    
 8      
 9      
 10  Thordur Gudjonsson  14/10/73  MF
 11      
 12  Trausti Sigurbjornsson  25/09/90  GK
 13  Arni Ingi Pjetursson  28/04/79  MF
 14  Jon Vilhelm Akason  20/11/86  MF
 15  Andri Juliusson  12/03/85  FW
 16      
 17  Solvi G. Gylfason  19/04/88  MF
 18      
 19  Gudmundur Bodvar Gudjonsson  03/08/89  MF
 20  Hlynur Hauksson  24/05/88  MF
 21  Aron Ymir Petursson  30/01/90  MF
 22  Ragnar Leosson  20/03/91  MF
 23  Kari Steinn Reynisson  12/03/74  MF
 24      
 25  Bjarki Gunnlaugsson  06/03/73  FW
 26  Arnar Gunnlaugsson  06/03/73  FW
 27  Olafur Valur Valdimarsson  13/12/90  
 28  Palmi Haraldsson  02/08/74  MF
 29      
 30  Arni Snaer Olafsson  16/08/91  GK

 

Goalkeepers.

12.Trausti Sigurbjornsson Took part in the UEFA U17 Championship Finals in Belgium in 2007. Made his IA debut in 2007.

30.Arni Snaer Olafsson Not played yet, will be third choice goalkeeper


Defenders

2.Arni Thor Gudmundsson Central defender who joined IA in 2006 from HK. Has also played for Leiknir R and Leiftur/Dalvik

3.Gudjon Sveinsson Full back who can also play in midfield, joined IA in 2000 from Hvot.

5.Heimir Einarsson Young defender who made his debut in May 2006. Made his Iceland debut against the Faroe Islands in March 2008.

 


Midfielders

6.Helgi Petur Magnusson Midfielder who has also played for Skallagrimur, has played for Iceland at U21 level. Went on loan to HK in 2006.

10.Thordur Gudjonsson Returned to IA in 2006 after 13 years away. Left for VfL Bochum in 1993, also played for Genk (Belgium), Las Palmas (Spain) and English clubs Derby County, Preston and Stoke City. 58 appearances for Iceland and 13 goals.

13.Arni Ingi Pjetursson Signed for IA during the winter from Third Division Grotta, has also played for KR, Valur and Fram.

14.Jon Vilhelm Akason. Midfielder who made his IA debut in 2005. Iceland U21 international.

17.Solvi Gylfason Has also played for Skallagrimur. Solvi is out on loan to Skallagrimur

19.Gudmundur Bodvar Gudjonsson Young player who made his debut in June 2006.

20.Hlynur Hauksson Signed from Breidablik in 2007.

21.Aron Ymir Petursson Debut against Throttur R in June 2008.

22.Ragnar Leosson Iceland U17 international, made his IA debut in 2007


Forwards

15.Andri Juliusson Forward who made his debut in 2005 and went on to play a part in every game, Icelandic U21 international. Andri is on loan to KA.