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ÍA Akranes

ÍA Akranes is a football (soccer) club from Iceland.

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About ÍA Akranes

Íþróttabandalag Akraness is an Icelandic sports club founded in 1946 and based in the town of Akranes, west Iceland. Among the main sports its members can practice are basketball, football (soccer), golf, horsemanship, gymnastics, volleyball, bowling, karate, badminton, swimming (sport) and powerlifting. The men's football team, the club's flagship, plays in yellow shirts and socks, and black shorts.

Football

Honours

- Landsbankadeild: 18
- - 1951, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1983, 1984, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, Úrvalsdeild_2001
(runner-up: 1952, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1978, 1979, Úrvalsdeild_1985, Úrvalsdeild_1997)

- VISA-bikar: 9
- - 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2003
(runner-up: 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1999)

- Deildabikar: 3
- - Deildabikar 1996, Deildabikar 1999, 2003

- Icelandic Super Cup: 1
- - 2003

- 1. deild karla : 3
- - 1968, 1991, 2011

Notable players

- Árni Gautur Arason (ÍA, Rosenborg B.K., Man City, Vålerenga)
- Jóhannes Karl Guðjónsson (ÍA, K.R.C. Genk, RKC Waalwijk, Real Betis, Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City F.C., AZ Alkmaar, Burnley F.C., Huddersfield Town F.C.)
- Þórður Guðjónsson (ÍA, VfL Bochum, K.R.C. Genk, UD Las Palmas, Derby County F.C., Stoke City F.C.)
- Bjarni Guðjónsson (ÍA, Newcastle United F.C., K.R.C. Genk, Stoke City F.C., Coventry City F.C., Plymouth Argyle F.C.)
- Arnar Gunnlaugsson (ÍA, Feyenoord, 1. FC Nuremberg, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, Bolton Wanderers F.C., Leicester City F.C., Dundee United, KR Reykjavík, Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar, Fram Reykjavik)
- Bjarki Gunnlaugsson (ÍA, Feyenoord, 1. FC Nuremberg, VfR Mannheim, Molde F.K., Preston North End, KR Reykjavík, Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar)
- Garðar Gunnlaugsson (ÍA, IFK Norrköping, Valur, CSKA Sofia)
- Sigurður Jónsson (ÍA, Sheffield Wednesday, Arsenal F.C., Örebro SK, Dundee Utd, Djurgårdens IF Fotboll (Manager))
- Petur Petursson (ÍA, Feyenoord, RSC Anderlecht, Hércules CF, KR Reykjavík)
- Guðjón Þórðarson (Former Manager of Crewe Alexandra F.C., Stoke City F.C., Barnsley F.C. and Notts County F.C. in England)
- Ríkharður Jónsson (Played 33 games for the Iceland national football team, scoring 17 goals)
- Ólafur Þórðarson (footballer) (ÍA, S.K. Brann)
- Teitur Thordarson (ÍA, RC Lens, Yverdon-Sport FC, Jönköpings Södra IF, Östers IF & Former Manager of Estonia national football team)
- Karl Þórðarson (ÍA, R.A.A. Louviéroise, Stade Laval)
- Grétar Steinsson (ÍA, BSC Young Boys, AZ Alkmaar, Bolton Wanderers F.C.)

Managers

- Guðjón Þórðarson (1987, 1991–93, 1996)
- Arnar Gunnlaugsson (2006)
- Bjarki Gunnlaugsson (2006)
- Guðjón Þórðarson (2007–08)
- Arnar Gunnlaugsson (2008–09)
- Bjarki Gunnlaugsson (2008–09)
- Þórður Þórðarson




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