Fótbolti.net Cup

Fotbolti.net Cup is an annual pre-season tournament in Iceland. The tournament involves eight clubs from the top two leagues in Iceland, Úrvalsdeild and 1. deild, and uses a combination of group and knockout rounds to determine each team's final position in the competition. Matches begin in January, with tournament concluding at the beginning of February.

Fotbolti.net Tournament
Founded2011
Region Iceland
Number of teams8
Current championsFH (1st title)
Most successful club(s)Breiðablik (3 titles)
Television broadcastersSportTV[1]
2018 Fotbolti.net Tournament

FH are the defending champions, having defeated Stjarnan 4–2 on penalties, after the sides drew 2–2 in the 2017 final.[2]

Champions

By year

Finals by year
Season Winner Runner-up Third place
2011 Keflavík ÍBV ÍA
2012 Breiðablik Stjarnan Grindavík
2013 Breiðablik Keflavík FH
2014[3] Stjarnan FH Keflavík
2015[3] Breiðablik Stjarnan Keflavík
2016[4] ÍBV KR ÍA
2017[2] FH Stjarnan ÍBV
2018 Stjarnan UMF Grindavík Breiðablik

B Deild

Finals by year
Season Winner Runner-up Third place
2015 UMF Víkingur Ólafsvík HK Kópavogur UMF Selfoss
2016 HK Kópavogur Keflavík ÍF Grótta
2017 HK Kópavogur Afturelding Grótta
2018 Grótta Vestri Njarðvík

By club

A total of 6 clubs have appeared in the final, of whom 5 have won the competition. The most successful club in terms of wins and appearances in the final is Breiðablik with 3 wins from 3. Stjarnan have finished runners-up on more occasions than any other club with 3 defeats in the final. The most recent winner is FH, who defeated Stjarnan 4–2 on penalties, after the sides drew 2–2 in the 2017 final.[2]

Final appearances by club
Club Wins Last final won Runners-up Last final lost Total final appearances
Breiðablik 3 2015 3
Stjarnan 1 2014 3 2017 4
Keflavík 1 2011 1 2013 2
ÍBV 1 2016 1 2011 2
FH 1 2017 1 2014 2
KR 1 2016 1

References

  1. Einarsson, Magnús Már (10 January 2017). "Fotbolta.net mótið í beinni á SportTV" [Fótbolta.net tournament live SportTV] (in Icelandic). Fotbolti.net. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  2. Halldórsson, Arnar Geir (4 February 2017). "Fótbolta.net mótið: FH meistari eftir vítaspyrnukeppni" [Fótbolta.net tournament: FH champion on penalties] (in Icelandic). Fotbolti.net. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  3. "Archive - Fotbolti.net Cup". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  4. Breiðfjörð, Hafliði (2 February 2016). "Myndaveisla: ÍBV er Fótbolta.net móts meistari 2016" [Myndaveisla: IBV is Fótbolta.net tournament champion 2016] (in Icelandic). Fotbolti.net. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
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