Magni Grenivík

Magni Grenivík is an Icelandic sports club from the village of Grenivík,[1] mainly known for its football team. The club has a football team currently playing in the second tier of Icelandic football[2] also known as Inkasso-deild karla. Magni was founded in 1915 by Magnús Björnsson making it one of the oldest teams in Icelandic football history.

Magni Grenivík
Full nameÍþróttafélagið Magni Grenivík
Founded10 July 1915 (1915-07-10)
GroundGrenivíkurvöllur,
Grenivík, Iceland
Capacity1,200
ChairmanÞorsteinn Þormóðsson
ManagerSveinn Þór Steingrímsson
LeagueInkasso-Deildin
2019Inkasso-Deildin, 9th of 12th

Current squad

As of 12 October 2019[3]

Kit numbers changed depending on the game and injuries.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Hjörtur Geir Heimisson
13 GK Steinþór Már Auðunsson
23 GK Steinar Adolf Arnþórsson
23 GK Aron Elí Gíslason
2 DF Baldvin Ólafsson
4 DF Sveinn Óli Birgisson (C)
5 DF Jakob Hafsteinsson
6 DF Hjörvar Sigurgeirsson
8 DF Arnar Geir Halldórsson
18 DF Ívar Sigurbjörnsson
26 DF Viktor Már Heiðarsson
77 DF Gauti Gautason
13 DF Ívar Sigurbjörnsson
20 MF Louis Wardle
20 MF Marinó Snær Birgisson
3 MF Þorgeir Ingvarsson
20 MF Kian Williams
22 MF Björn Andri Ingólfsson
23 DF Davíð Rúnar Bjarnason
11 MF Patrekur Hafliði Búason
11 MF Frosti Brynjólfsson
15 MF Guðni Sigþórsson
21 MF Oddgeir Logi Gíslason
14 FW Áki Sölvason
22 FW Bergvin Jóhannsson
10 FW Lars Óli Jessen
9 FW Gunnar Örvar Stefánsson
17 FW Kristinn Thór Rósbergsson
7 FW Jordan Blinco
99 FW Angantýr Máni Gautason


Best Players of 2019

Best player: Gauti Gautason

2nd best player: Ólafur Aron Pétursson

3rd best player: Steinþór Már Auðunsson

Most promising player: Guðni Sigþórsson

Most goals scored: Kristinn Þór Rósbergsson

Magni man of the year : Anton Orri Sigurbjörnsson

Current staff

As of 12 October 2019

Position Name
Chairman Þorsteinn Þórmóðsson
CEO Gísli Gunnar Oddgeirsson
Vice Chairman Stefán Hrafn Stefánsson
Board Member Jón Helgi Pétursson
Tresurer Arnþór Pétursson
Coach Sveinn Þór Steingrímsson
Assistant coach Anton Orri Sigurbjörnsson
Assistant coach Baldvin Ólafsson

Statistics and Honors

1918 Won the Cup of the Quarters

1934 Won the Football tournament of the Northerners

1972 Promotion to 3.deild karla (at the time it was called the 2. league)

1990 Won 4.deild karla

2005/2006 Promotion to 2.deild karla[4]

2014/2015 Promotion to 2. deild karla

2016/2017 Promotion to 1.deild karla

Grounds

Magni play their matches at Grenivíkurvöllur but also play at Boginn in Akureyri if the pitch condition is poor as is common during the preseason.

Seating and the new facilities were installed at Grenivíkurvöllur do to their promotion to the second tier of Icelandic football. The amount of seats are approximately 360 with plenty of space around the field as well.

There is also a smaller field on the east side of the main field which is mostly used by the future stars for practice.

References

  1. Grenivík. "Íþróttafélagið Magni | Grenivík". Grenivík (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  2. "Úrslit - staða | Knattspyrnusamband Íslands". www.ksi.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  3. "squad | soccerway". us.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  4. Magni, Íþróttafélagið. "Sagan". Íþróttafélagið Magni (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2019-10-12.
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