Valur women's football

The Valur women's football team, commonly known as Valur, is the women's football department of the Valur multi-sport club. It is based in Reykjavík, Iceland, and currently plays in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna, the top-tier women's football league in Iceland. The team plays it home games at Hlíðarendi located in Reykjavík. The team's colors are red and white.[1]

Valur
Full nameKnattspyrnufélagið Valur
Nickname(s)Valsarar
GroundHlíðarendi, Reykjavík, Iceland
Capacity1,524
Head CoachPétur Pétursson
LeagueÚrvalsdeild kvenna
2019Champions
WebsiteClub website

Valur has won the Icelandic championship 11 times[2] and the Icelandic Women's Cup 13 times.[3][4][5]

Recent history

In 2017, the team hired Pétur Pétursson as head coach. In September 2019, Valur won the national championship for the eleventh time in its history, and first time since 2010.[6]

Titles

  • 1978, 1986, 1988, 1989, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2019
  • 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1995, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Current squad

  • As of 1 May 2019, according to Valur's website

[7]

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 Sandra Sigurðardóttir
2 GK Auður S. Scheving
3 DF
4 DF Malfridur Ema Sigurdardottir
5 DF Guðný Árnadóttir
6 MF Mist Edvardsdottir
7 DF Elísa Viðarsdóttir
8 MF Ásdís Karen Halldórsdóttir
9 FW Margrét Lára Viðarsdóttir
10 FW Elín Metta Jensen
11 DF Hallbera Gísladóttir
14 FW Hlín Eiríksdóttir
15 MF Bergdís Fanney Einarsdóttir
No. Position Player
17 MF Thelma Björk Einarsdóttir
18 DF Málfríður Anna Eiríksdóttir
21 MF Lilly Rut Hlynsdottir
22 MF Dóra María Lárusdóttir
23 FW Guðrún Karítas Sigurðardóttir
24 FW Karen Gudmunsdottir
27 MF Ásgerður Baldursdóttir
31 MF Vesna Smiljkovic
32 FW Fanndís Friðriksdóttir
FW Amanda Jacobsen Andradóttir

References

  1. "Valur Reykjavík". Soccerway Women. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  2. "Valur Íslandsmeistari eftir 8:1 sigur". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 4 September 2010. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  3. Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (22 August 2011). "Bikardrottningin í Valsliðinu". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). p. 30. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  4. Ólafur Már Þórisson (22 August 2011). "Tilfinningin er yndisleg". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). pp. 4–5. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  5. "Knattspyrnudeild – Titlar" (in Icelandic). valur.is. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  6. "Ég var eiginlega hættur í fótbolta". RÚV (in Icelandic). 24 September 2019. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  7. "Meistaraflokkur kvenna" (in Icelandic). valur.is. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
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