Iceland News

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Johannsson asks for switch from Iceland to U.S.

Associated Press | July, 31 2013

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Soccer Federation says forward Aron Johannsson wants to switch national team programs from Iceland to the United States. The USSF submitted an application for Johannsson on Tuesday to FIFA, soccer's governing body. FIFA approv...

Ex-Bolton defender Bergsson stabbed

ESPNsoccernet staff | March, 6 2012

Former Bolton Wanderers and Tottenham defender Gudni Bergsson is recovering after being stabbed in the leg in an incident in his native Iceland.

Euro U21 Champs: Swiss roll into semi-finals

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 14 2011

Switzerland cemented their place at the top of Group A and all but book their place in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship as goals from Fabian Frei and Innocent Emeghara gave them a 2-0 win over Iceland.

Euro U21: Swiss, Belarus grab opening victories

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 11 2011

The European U21 championships got off to a bad start for hosts Denmark when they suffered an opening defeat to Switzerland, though were left to rue a late refereeing decision and a fine performance from Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer.

Euro U21: Welbeck leveller grabs Spain draw

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 11 2011

England's European U21 championship got off to a shaky yet rewarding start when they escaped from a one-sided encounter with Spain to draw 1-1 in Herning.

England U21 1-2 Iceland U21

March, 29 2011

A below-strength England Under-21 side were beaten by Iceland in Preston on Monday as they continued their build-up to June's European Championships.

Eidur to add to Scottish pain

March, 30 2009

Iceland star Eidur Gudjohnsen hopes Scotland's confidence has suffered a blow in the wake of their defeat to Holland.

McManus and Hutton could start for Scotland

March, 30 2009

Scotland assistant manager Terry Butcher has confirmed defenders Stephen McManus and Alan Hutton may start this week's World Cup qualifier against Iceland - but ruled midfielder Kris Commons out of the match.

Gudjohnsen given permission to miss Spain match

August, 14 2006

Iceland striker Eidur Gudjohnsen has been given permission to miss Tuesday's friendly against Spain in Reykjavik in order that he can play in the first leg of Barcelona's Spanish Super Cup tie against Espanyol.

Iceland up first for Irish in Euro 2008 qualifying

February, 14 2006

Northern Ireland will open their Euro 2008 qualifying campaign with back-to-back home games against Iceland and Spain.

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