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Iceland Women's National Football Team
Iceland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Stelpurnar okkar (Our Girls)
AssociationFootball Association of Iceland
(Knattspyrnusamband Íslands)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJón Þór Hauksson
CaptainSara Björk Gunnarsdóttir
Most capsSara Björk Gunnarsdóttir (134)
Top scorerMargrét Lára Viðarsdóttir (79)
Home stadiumLaugardalsvöllur
FIFA codeISL
FIFA ranking
Current 19 Decrease 1 (14 August 2020)[1]
Highest15 (September 2011)
Lowest22 (September 2018)
First international
 Scotland 3-2 Iceland 
(Kilmarnock, Scotland; 20 September 1981)
Biggest win
 Iceland 12-0 Estonia 
(Reykjavík, Iceland; 17 September 2009)
Biggest defeat
 Germany 8-0 Iceland 
(Mannheim, Germany; 28 June 1996)
 United States 8-0 Iceland 
(Charlotte, United States; 5 April 2000)
European Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2009)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2013)

The Iceland women's national football team represents Iceland in international women's football.[2] They are currently ranked as the 18th best women's national team in the world by FIFA as of December 2019. On 30 October 2008, the national team qualified to the 2009 UEFA Women's Championship, the first major football tournament Iceland ever took 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 took their first point in a major championship, following a draw against Norway in the opening game.[3][4]

During qualifiers for Women's Euro 2009 Þóra Tómasdóttir and Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir followed the team and recorded the documentary Stelpurnar okkar (translated: Our Girls) which was premiered on 14 August 2009.[5]

History

Home stadium

The Iceland women's national football team play their home matches on the Laugardalsvöllur.

Coaching staff

Position Name Ref.
Head coach Jón Þór Hauksson
Assistant coach Ian Jeffs

Players

Current squad

The following 23 players were named to the squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifiers against  Sweden on 27 October 2020, respectively.[6]

Caps and goals are current as of 27 October 2020.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sandra Sigurðardóttir (1986-10-02) 2 October 1986 (age 34) 33 0 Iceland Valur
12 1GK Sonný Lára Þráinsdóttir (1986-12-09) 9 December 1986 (age 33) 7 0 Iceland Breiðablik
13 1GK Cecilía Rán Rúnarsdóttir (2003-07-26) 26 July 2003 (age 17) 1 0 Iceland Fylkir

11 2DF Hallbera Guðný Gísladóttir (1986-09-14) 14 September 1986 (age 34) 116 3 Iceland Valur
4 2DF Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir (1995-06-27) 27 June 1995 (age 25) 88 6 Sweden Rosengård
19 2DF Anna Björk Kristjánsdóttir (1989-10-14) 14 October 1989 (age 31) 43 0 France Le Havre
3 2DF Elísa Viðarsdóttir (1991-05-26) 26 May 1991 (age 29) 38 0 Iceland Valur
6 2DF Ingibjörg Sigurðardóttir (1997-10-07) 7 October 1997 (age 23) 34 0 Norway Vålerenga
20 2DF Guðný Árnadóttir (2000-08-04) 4 August 2000 (age 20) 8 0 Iceland Valur
21 2DF Barbára Sól Gísladóttir (2001-03-26) 26 March 2001 (age 19) 1 0 Iceland Selfoss
2DF Kristín Dís Árnadóttir (1999-08-19) 19 August 1999 (age 21) 0 0 Iceland Breiðablik

7 3MF Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir (1990-09-29) 29 September 1990 (age 30) 135 22 France Lyon
3MF Rakel Hönnudóttir (1988-12-30) 30 December 1988 (age 31) 102 9 Iceland Breiðablik
5 3MF Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir (1988-09-28) 28 September 1988 (age 32) 75 10 United States Utah Royals FC
17 3MF Agla María Albertsdóttir (1999-08-05) 5 August 1999 (age 21) 32 2 Iceland Breiðablik
14 3MF Hlín Eiríksdóttir (2000-07-12) 12 July 2000 (age 20) 17 3 Iceland Valur
22 3MF Andrea Rán Snæfeld Hauksdóttir (1996-01-28) 28 January 1996 (age 24) 10 2 Iceland Breiðablik
15 3MF Alexandra Jóhannsdóttir (2000-03-19) 19 March 2000 (age 20) 9 2 Iceland Breiðablik
3MF Bryndís Arna Níelsdóttir (2003-06-13) 13 June 2003 (age 17) 0 0 Iceland Fylkir

16 4FW Elín Metta Jensen (1995-03-01) 1 March 1995 (age 25) 53 16 Iceland Valur
9 4FW Berglind Björg Þorvaldsdóttir (1992-01-18) 18 January 1992 (age 28) 47 5 France Le Havre
2 4FW Svava Rós Guðmundsdóttir (1995-11-11) 11 November 1995 (age 25) 23 1 Sweden Kristianstad
23 4FW Sveindís Jane Jónsdóttir (2001-06-05) 5 June 2001 (age 19) 4 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
GK Ingibjörg Valgeirsdóttir (1998-01-14) 14 January 1998 (age 22) 0 0 Iceland KR Reykjavík v.  Ukraine, 10 March 2020

DF Anna Rakel Pétursdóttir (1998-08-24) 24 August 1998 (age 22) 7 0 Sweden IK Uppsala v.  Ukraine, 10 March 2020
DF Natasha Anasi (1991-10-02) 2 October 1991 (age 29) 2 0 Iceland Keflavík v.  Ukraine, 10 March 2020
DF Berglind Rós Ágústsdóttir (1995-07-28) 28 July 1995 (age 25) 1 0 Iceland Fylkir v.  Ukraine, 10 March 2020

MF Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir (1984-09-20) 20 September 1984 (age 36) 113 37 Norway Avaldsnes IL v.  Sweden, 27 October 2020
MF Dagný Brynjarsdóttir (1991-08-10) 10 August 1991 (age 29) 90 29 Iceland Selfoss v.  Sweden, 22 September 2020 INJ
MF Sigríður Lára Garðarsdóttir (1994-03-11) 11 March 1994 (age 26) 20 0 Iceland FH v.  Ukraine, 10 March 2020
MF Karólína Lea Vilhjálmsdóttir (2001-08-08) 8 August 2001 (age 19) 4 1 Iceland Breiðablik v.  Sweden, 27 October 2020 INJ
MF Hildur Antonsdóttir (1995-09-18) 18 September 1995 (age 25) 2 0 Iceland Breiðablik v.  Ukraine, 10 March 2020 INJ

FW Fanndís Friðriksdóttir (1990-05-09) 9 May 1990 (age 30) 109 17 Iceland Valur v.  Ukraine, 10 March 2020
FW Sandra Jessen (1995-01-28) 28 January 1995 (age 25) 31 6 Germany Bayer Leverkusen v.  Ukraine, 10 March 2020

Notes:

  • INJ: Withdrew due to injury

Previous squads

Individual records

Managers

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 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 2013-2018 59 27 13 19
Iceland Jón Þór Hauksson 2018-present 18 10 4 4

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Results and fixtures

  • The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixtures

2020

4 March 2020 Pinatar Cup Iceland  1-0  Northern Ireland San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain
14:00 Brynjarsdóttir Goal 23 Report Stadium: Pinatar Arenal
Referee: Zuzana Valentová (Slovakia)
10 March 2020 Pinatar Cup Iceland  1-0  Ukraine San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain
14:00 Jónsdóttir Goal 34 Report Stadium: Pinatar Arenal
Referee: Zuzana Valentová (Slovakia)
17 September 2020 (2020-09-17) UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Iceland  9-0  Latvia Reykjavík
20:45 (18:45 WET)
Report Stadium: Laugardalsvöllur
Referee: Désirée Grundbacher (Switzerland)
22 September 2020 (2020-09-22) UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Iceland  1-1  Sweden Reykjavík
20:00 (18:00 WET) Jensen Goal 62 Report Anvegård Goal 34 Stadium: Laugardalsvöllur,
Referee: Ivana Martin?i? (Croatia)
27 October 2020 (2020-10-27) UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Sweden  2-0  Iceland Gothenburg
18:30
Report Stadium: Gamla Ullevi
Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (France)
25 November 2020 (2020-11-25) UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Slovakia  1-3  Iceland Senec
Report Stadium: NTC Senec
Referee: Eleni Antoniou (Greece)
30 November 2020 (2020-11-30) UEFA Women's Euro 2021 qualifying Hungary  v  Iceland Szeged
Report Stadium: Szent Gellért Fórum
Referee: Frida Nielsen (Denmark)

Honours

Other tournaments

Med 2.png Runners-up: 2011
Med 3.png Third place: 2014, 2016

Achievements

World Cup record

FIFA Women's World Cup record
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did not enter
Sweden 1995 Did not qualify
United States 1999
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011
Canada 2015
France 2019
AustraliaNew Zealand 2023 To be determined
Total 0/9 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA Women's Championship record

UEFA Women's Championship record
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
1984 Did not qualify
Norway 1987 Did not enter
West Germany 1989
Denmark 1991
Italy 1993 Did not qualify
Germany 1995
Norway Sweden 1997
Germany 2001
England 2005
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 record

Complete this table with details

The Algarve Cup is an invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious and longest-running women's international football events and has been nicknamed the "Mini FIFA Women's World Cup."[8]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Portugal 1994 Did not enter
Portugal 1995
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
Portugal 2000
Portugal 2001
Portugal 2002
Portugal 2003
Portugal 2004
Portugal 2005
Portugal 2006
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
Portugal 2019 9th place 3 1 1 1 5 5
Total 15/26 59 21 11 27 74 92

See also

Women's

Notes

References

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 14 August 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ Sigridur Jonsdottir (2016-06-01). "Iceland's men became heroes at Euro 2016 - and emulated their women's team | Football". The Guardian. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Iceland leave it late against Norway - Women's Euro 2013 - Football - Eurosport Australia". Au.eurosport.com. 2013-07-11. Retrieved .
  4. ^ O'Connor, Philip (2013-07-21). "Sweden thump Iceland to book semi-final with Germany | Reuters". Uk.reuters.com. Retrieved .
  5. ^ » STELPURNAR OKKAR Barði Jóhannsson
  6. ^ "Hópur A kvenna fyrir leiki gegn Lettlandi og Svíþjóð". Ksi.is. 2020-10-09. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Leikir félaga | Mótamál | Knattspyrnusamband Íslands". Ksi.is (in Icelandic). 1980-12-30. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Women's game thriving in the Algarve". FIFA. 9 March 2011. Retrieved 2014.

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