Iceland beat Slovenia 0:6 yesterday in Slovenia in a preliminary game for the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017.
A qualifying game for the UEFA Euro 2016 in France between Iceland and Latvia at the Laugardalsvöllur arena in Reykjavík Saturday ended in a disappointing draw, 2:2.
Following the men’s football game last night in Laugardalur, where Iceland drew with Kazakhstan, securing the country participation in the EURO 2016 in France, the team had reason to celebrate.
Iceland is through to the UEFA Euro 2016 after the national team in men’s football drew with Kazakhstan 0-0 in the qualifiers at Laugardalsvöllur stadium in Reykjavík this evening. This is the first time that the Icelandic men’s team has secured a spot at a major international tournament.
Iceland’s football victory, 1-0, against The Netherlands in Amsterdam last night was historic in three ways.
The Icelandic national team in men's football won 1-0 against The Netherlands in an away game in the qualifiers for the UEFA EURO 2016 in France.
Tomorrow night in Amsterdam, the Icelandic national men’s football team will compete against The Netherlands in qualifiers for the UEFA EURO 2016.
Of all the managers in the English Premier League, arguably the world’s most popular sporting league, the manager of AFC Bournemouth is most like Icelandic Prime Minister, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson—at least according to the Washington Post.
The Icelandic Women’s National Football Team was ranked 18th best in the world in FIFA’s most recently released rankings.
The Icelandic national men’s football team is now ranked 23rd best in the world by the highest governing body of international football, FIFA.
All three sons of former football star Eiður Guðjohnsen, who played for FC Barcelona among other teams, are now footballers, according to Eiður’s mother, Ólöf Einarsdóttir, who was interviewed on radio station Bylgjan this morning.
The roughly 10,000 ticket holders to tomorrow evening’s Euro 2016 qualifier match between Iceland and the Czech Republic have reason to be optimistic about the weather. Czech players are especially pleased to hear this.
Pape Mamadou Faye, the striker for Víkingur in Iceland’s top flight of football, the Pepsi League, has unexpectedly quit.
The Euro UEFA 2016 qualifying match between Iceland and the Czech Republic is sold out, a month before it takes place on 12 June.
As the Icelandic football league season opens, the game between Fylkir and Breiðablik in the first round of the Pepsi Championship should have gone ahead today, but has been postponed.
Icelandic striker Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen has been offered a new contract by Bolton Wanderers at the end of the season.
The Icelandic national team in men’s football places no. 38 in the latest FIFA World Ranking published yesterday, down by three seats from the last ranking, despite beating Kazakhstan 3-0 in the Euro qualifier and making a 1-1 draw in a friendly against Estonia since then.
Norwegian sports writer Roar Stokke wrote on his blog yesterday that Norway “should take a lesson” from the Icelandic national team in men’s football, which beat Kazakhstan 3-0 on Saturday while Norway lost 1-5 against Croatia.