In a nation where people are listed in the phone directory according to first name, the fact that the members of the Icelandic national women’s football team bear their ‘surnames’ on the back of their football shirts for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 has attracted some attention.
The Icelandic women’s national football team lost to France last night 1-0 in its first match at the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in the Netherlands.
The Icelandic national women’s soccer team is gearing up to face an especially tough opponent this evening, France, in their first match of this year’s EURO ’17 tournament in the Netherlands.
Following the great popularity of the public screening of UEFA EURO 2016 men’s soccer matches in Ingólfstorg Square in downtown Reykjavík last year, organizers expressed their willingness to do it all over again this year for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017.
Icelandic footballer Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, currently a midfielder for the Welsh Premier League club Swansea City, could be signed by Liverpool-based Everton as early as today.
The Icelandic football documentary ‘Inside a Volcano: The Rise of Icelandic Football’ won the Golden Whistle, or first prize, at the Kicking+Screening (K+S) Soccer Film Festival in New York City.
The Icelandic women’s national football team lost to Brazil in an international friendly match last night.
The Icelandic women's national soccer team will play Brazil in an international friendly match at Laugardalsvöllur national stadium in Reykjavík tonight.
The Icelandic men’s national football team beat top-seeded team Croatia in last night’s World Cup qualifying match, thanks to an exciting 89th minute goal by defender Hörður Björgvin Magnússon.
One of the stars of the Icelandic men’s national football team, Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, reflected on his career in an interview with RÚV earlier this week.
Following rumors of a transfer from Premier League football club Swansea City to Everton, Swansea City majority shareholder Steve Kaplan told Wales Online the team plans to keep Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurðsson.
The Icelandic women’s football (soccer) team yesterday bested Slovakia in a convincing 2-0 victory away from home. In a tight schedule, the team go straight from this friendly match to a game against the Netherlands on Monday.
“A record number of babies were born this weekend. That’s exactly nine months after the victory over England.”
The Icelandic women’s national football team moves up two places on FIFA’s new Women’s World Ranking list and now ranks 18th.
The English Premier League club Swansea, of which Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson is the main star, has signed the 16-year-old Icelander Arnór Borg Guðjohnsen,
The Premier League football club Swansea City has rejected interest in its Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson from Chinese Super League clubs.
Icelandic football commentator Guðmundur Benediktsson (Gummi Ben) tweeted on Sunday that Premium League club Southampton had made a GBP 34 million (ISK 4.8 billion, USD 42 million, EUR 39 million) offer to Premium League club Swansea, for its star, Icelandic player Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, in the...
Tólfan, the fan club for the Icelandic national teams in football, came second to the supporters of Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund at The Best FIFA Football Awards in Zürich, Switzerland, on Monday. For the Fan Award, Tólfan received 31 percent of votes and Liverpool and Dortmund jointly 46...
Last night, thousands of guests at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 ceremony, Prince William among them, took part in the so-called Viking clap.
FourFourTwo, one of the world’s largest football magazines, has named Icelanders ‘Fans of the Year’ for their powerful presence at Euro 2016 in France and their “full-blooded backing” for their team with the famous ‘Thunderclap’ or ‘Viking Chant.’
Croatia beat Iceland 2-0 in Zagreb, Croatia, Saturday in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Icelandic men’s national football team meets Croatia tomorrow in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
A new FIFA World Ranking list, published today, ranks the Icelandic men’s national football team higher than ever.