Iceland women's national football team

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Iceland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Stelpurnar okkar (Our girls)
Association Football Association of Iceland
(Knattspyrnusamband Íslands)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Freyr Alexandersson
Captain Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir
Most caps Katrín Jónsdóttir (133)
Top scorer Margrét Lára Viðarsdóttir (77)
Home stadium Laugardalsvöllur
FIFA code ISL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 19 Increase 1 (22 June 2018)
Highest 15 (September 2011)
Lowest 21 (September 2006)
First international
Scotland Scotland 3–2 Iceland Iceland
(Kilmarnock, Scotland; September 20, 1981)
Biggest win
Iceland Iceland 12–0 Estonia Estonia
(Reykjavík, Iceland; September 17, 2009)
Biggest defeat

Germany Germany 8–0 Iceland Iceland
(Mannheim, Germany; June 28, 1996)

United States USA 8–0 Iceland Iceland
(Charlotte, United States; April 5, 2000)
European Championship
Appearances 3 (first in 2009)
Best result Quarterfinals (2013)

The Iceland women's national football team represents Iceland in international women's football.[1] It is currently ranked as the 19th best national team in the world by FIFA as of June 2018. On October 30, 2008, the national team qualified to the 2009 UEFA Women's Championship, the first major football tournament Iceland take part in, having previously competed in the 1995 UEFA Women's Championship which was a home and away knockout competition. At the 2013 UEFA Women's Championship they've taken their first point in a major championship, following a draw against Norway in the opening game.[2][3]

During the qualifiers for 2009 UEFA Þóra Tómasdóttir and Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir followed the team and recorded the documentary Stelpurnar okkar (translated: Our Girls) which was premiered on August 14, 2009.[4]

Tournament record

World Cup

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Total 0/7 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship

UEFA European Championship record
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
1984 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Norway 1987 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
West Germany 1989 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Denmark 1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Italy 1993 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 1995 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
NorwaySweden 1997 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Germany2001 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
England 2005 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Finland 2009 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 5 -4
Sweden 2013 Quarter-Finals 4 1 1 2 2 8 -6
Netherlands 2017 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 6 -5
Total 3/12 10 1 1 8 4 19 -15
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Algarve Cup

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The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's soccer hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football.

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Portugal 1994 did not enter
Portugal 1995 did not enter
Portugal 1996 6th place 4 1 1 2 4 6
Portugal 1997 7th place 4 0 1 3 1 12
Portugal 1998 did not enter
Portugal 1999 did not enter
Portugal 2000 did not enter
Portugal 2001 did not enter
Portugal 2002 did not enter
Portugal 2003 did not enter
Portugal 2004 did not enter
Portugal 2005 did not enter
Portugal 2006 did not enter
Portugal 2007 9th place 4 2 1 1 11 5
Portugal 2008 7th place 4 4 0 0 12 1
Portugal 2009 6th place 4 1 0 3 3 5
Portugal 2010 9th place 4 1 0 3 6 10
Portugal 2011 Runners-Up 4 3 0 1 7 6
Portugal 2012 6th place 4 1 0 3 3 8
Portugal 2013 9th place 4 1 0 3 5 11
Portugal 2014 Third place 4 3 0 1 5 7
Portugal 2015 10th place 4 0 1 3 0 5
Portugal 2016 Third place 4 2 1 1 7 4
Portugal 2017 9th place 4 1 2 1 3 4
Portugal 2018 9th place 4 0 3 1 2 3
Total 14/25 56 20 10 26 69 87

Team

Current squad

The following 21 players were named to the squad for the 2019 qualifier against Slovenia on 11. june 2018.

Caps and goals are current as of 28 May 2018.

Head coach: Freyr Alexandersson

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Guðbjörg Gunnarsdóttir (1985-05-18) 18 May 1985 (age 33) 61 0 Sweden Djurgården
12 1GK Sandra Sigurðardóttir (1986-10-02) 2 October 1986 (age 31) 19 0 Iceland Valur
13 1GK Sonný Lára Þráinsdóttir (1986-09-12) 12 September 1986 (age 31) 4 0 Iceland Breiðablik

2 2DF Sif Atladóttir (1985-07-15) 15 July 1985 (age 33) 74 0 Sweden Kristianstad
4 2DF Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir (1995-06-27) 27 June 1995 (age 23) 68 5 Sweden Rosengård
6 2DF Ingibjörg Sigurðardóttir (1997-10-07) 7 October 1997 (age 20) 15 0 Sweden Djurgården
11 2DF Hallbera Guðný Gísladóttir (1986-09-14) 14 September 1986 (age 31) 95 3 Iceland Valur
19 2DF Anna Björk Kristjánsdóttir (1989-10-14) 14 October 1989 (age 28) 40 0 Sweden Limhamn Bunkeflo
2DF Arna Sif Ásgrímsdóttir (1992-08-12) 12 August 1992 (age 25) 12 1 Iceland Þór/KA
2DF Anna Rakel Pétursdóttir (1998-08-24) 24 August 1998 (age 19) 4 0 Iceland Þór/KA

5 3MF Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir (1988-09-28) 28 September 1988 (age 29) 56 9 United States Utah Royals FC
8 3MF Sigríður Lára Garðarsdóttir (1994-03-11) 11 March 1994 (age 24) 13 0 Iceland Vestmannaeyjar
15 3MF Selma Sól Magnúsdóttir (1998-04-23) 23 April 1998 (age 20) 6 0 Iceland Breiðablik
17 3MF Agla María Albertsdóttir (1999-08-05) 5 August 1999 (age 18) 17 1 Iceland Breiðablik
18 3MF Sandra Jessen (1995-01-18) 18 January 1995 (age 23) 24 6 Iceland Þór/KA
21 3MF Svava Rós Guðmundsdóttir (1995-11-11) 11 November 1995 (age 22) 11 0 Norway Røa
22 3MF Rakel Hönnudóttir (1988-12-30) 30 December 1988 (age 29) 93 7 Sweden Limhamn Bunkeflo

10 4FW Elín Metta Jensen (1995-03-01) 1 March 1995 (age 23) 35 8 Iceland Valur
16 4FW Harpa Þorsteinsdóttir (1986-06-27) 27 June 1986 (age 32) 67 19 Iceland Stjarnan
23 4FW Fanndís Friðriksdóttir (1990-05-09) 9 May 1990 (age 28) 95 15 Iceland Valur
20 4FW Berglind Björg Þorvaldsdóttir (1992-01-18) 18 January 1992 (age 26) 32 2 Iceland Breiðablik

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up to the Iceland squad in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Anna María Baldursdóttir (1994-08-28) 28 August 1994 (age 23) 9 0 Iceland Stjarnan v.  Brazil, 13 June 2017
DF Guðný Árnadóttir (2000-08-04) 4 August 2000 (age 17) 4 0 Iceland FH v.  Denmark, 7 March 2018
MF Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir (1984-09-20) 20 September 1984 (age 33) 109 37 Iceland KR v.  Austria, 26 June 2017
MF Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir (1990-09-29) 29 September 1990 (age 27) 118 19 Germany Wolfsburg v.  Faroe Islands, 10 April 2018INJ
MF Dagný Brynjarsdóttir (1991-08-10) 10 August 1991 (age 26) 76 22 United States Portland Thorns v.  Czech Republic, 24 October 2017
MF Málfríður Erna Sigurðardóttir (1984-05-30) 30 May 1984 (age 34) 33 2 Iceland Valur v.  Brazil, 13 June 2017
MF Katrín Ásbjörnsdóttir (1992-12-11) 11 December 1992 (age 25) 19 1 Iceland Stjarnan v.  Japan, 2 March 2018
MF Andrea Rán Hauksdóttir (1996-01-28) 28 January 1996 (age 22) 7 2 Iceland Breiðablik v.  Denmark, 7 March 2018
MF Hlín Eiríksdóttir (2000-07-12) 12 July 2000 (age 18) 6 1 Iceland Valur v.  Faroe Islands, 10 April 2018
MF Andrea Mist Pálsdóttir (1998-10-25) 25 October 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Iceland Þór/KA v.  Japan, 2 March 2018

Coaching staff

Head coaching history

Name Years Matches Won Tied Lost
Iceland Sigurður Hannesson 1981–1984 7 0 1 6
Iceland Sigurbergur Sigsteinsson 1985–1986 8 4 1 3
Iceland Aðalsteinn Örnólfsson 1987 2 0 0 2
Iceland Steinn Mar Helgason 1992 4 1 1 2
Iceland Logi Ólafsson 1993–1994 8 6 0 2
Iceland Kristinn Björnsson 1995–1996 16 3 2 11
Iceland Vanda Sigurgeirsdóttir 1997–1998 12 1 3 8
Iceland Þórður Georg Lárusson 1999 3 0 2 1
Iceland Logi Ólafsson 2000 7 1 2 4
Iceland Jörundur Áki Sveinsson 2001–2003 10 1 4 5
Iceland Helena Ólafsdóttir 2003–2004 14 5 1 8
Iceland Jörundur Áki Sveinsson 2005–2006 12 4 1 7
Iceland Sigurður Ragnar Eyjólfsson 2007–2013 71 34 7 30
Iceland Freyr Alexandersson 2013–present 56 26 12 18

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Most capped players

# Name Iceland career Caps
1 Katrín Jónsdóttir 1994–2013 133
2 Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir 2007– 118
3 Margrét Lára Viðarsdóttir 2003– 117
4 Dóra María Lárusdóttir 2003– 114
5 Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir 2003– 112
6 Þóra Björg Helgadóttir 1998–2014 108
7 Edda Garðarsdóttir 1997–2013 103
8 Hallbera Gísladóttir 2008– 96
9 Fanndís Friðriksdóttir 2009– 95
10 Rakel Hönnudóttir 2008– 93
11 Dagný Brynjarsdóttir 2010– 76
12 Sif Atladóttir 2007– 74
13 Ólína Guðbjörg Viðarsdóttir 2003–2014 70
14 Ásthildur Helgadóttir 1993–2009 69
15 Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir 2012– 68
16 Harpa Þorsteinsdóttir 2006– 67
17 Katrín Ómarsdóttir 2006– 66
18 Guðrún Sóley Gunnarsdóttir 1999–2009 65
19 Guðbjörg Gunnarsdóttir 2004– 61
20 Guðlaug Jónsdóttir 1992–2006 56
*Active players in bold, statistics as of 10 April 2018.

Top goalscorers

# Player Iceland career Goals Caps Goals per game
1 Margrét Lára Viðarsdóttir 2003– 77 117 0.66
2 Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir 2003– 37 112 0.33
3 Ásthildur Helgadóttir 1993–2007 23 69 0.33
4 Dagný Brynjarsdóttir 2010– 22 76 0.29
5 Katrín Jónsdóttir 1994–2013 21 133 0.16
6 Harpa Þorsteinsdóttir 2006– 19 67 0.28
Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir 2007– 19 118 0.16
7 Dóra María Lárusdóttir 2003– 18 114 0.16
9 Fanndís Friðriksdóttir 2009– 15 95 0.16
11 Olga Færseth 1994–2006 14 54 0.26
11 Katrín Ómarsdóttir 2006– 10 66 0.15
12 Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir 2011– 9 56 0.16
13 Ásta B. Gunnlaugsdóttir 1981–1994 8 26 0.31
Elín Metta Jensen 2012– 8 35 0.23
Margrét Ólafsdóttir 1993–2002 8 51 0.16
16 Rakel B. Ögmundsdóttir 1999–2000 7 10 0.70
Rakel Hönnudóttir 2008– 7 93 0.08

References

  1. ^ Sigridur Jonsdottir (2016-06-01). "Iceland's men became heroes at Euro 2016 – and emulated their women's team | Football". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-06-30. 
  2. ^ "Iceland leave it late against Norway - Women's Euro 2013 - Football - Eurosport Australia". Au.eurosport.com. 2013-07-11. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  3. ^ O'Connor, Philip (2013-07-21). "Sweden thump Iceland to book semi-final with Germany | Reuters". Uk.reuters.com. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  4. ^ » STELPURNAR OKKAR Barði Jóhannsson
  5. ^ "Leikir félaga | Mótamál | Knattspyrnusamband Íslands". Ksi.is (in Icelandic). 1980-12-30. Retrieved 2016-06-30. 

External links

  • Official website
  • FIFA profile
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