FH

FH (FH Hafnarfjörður)

FH was founded in 1928 in Hafnarfjörður, a suburbian town of the capital Reykjavík. Despite not being very successful early on, FH is the country‘s most successful club in the 21st century by far, where they were a dominant force for seven years, winning either the league or cup from 2004-2010. Last summer was their first without a title since 2003 and the second year in a row that they didn‘t become Icelandic champions.

The team is known abroad for an epic knocking-out of Scottish club Dunfermline in the qualifying rounds of the 2004/05 UEFA Cup, 4-3 on aggregate. The aggregate was 3-3 in the injury time of the second leg and the Scots were on their way to the next round on away goals. But Tommy Nielsen scored in injury time to send the Icelanders to the next round.

In 2008 they played against Aston Villa in the second qualifying round of the UEFA cup. They lost the home match 4-1 but managed to grab a 1-1 tie at Villa Park.

Notable former players:

Gylfi Sigurðsson (Youth team)

Ármann Smári Björnsson

Tryggvi Guðmundsson

Arnar Viðarsson

Bjarni Viðarsson

Davíð Viðarsson

Hjörtur Logi Valgarðsson

Honours

  • Icelandic Champion: 5
    • 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
  • Icelandic Cups: 2
    • 2007, 2010
  • Icelandic League Cups: 5
    • 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009
  • Icelandic Super Cup: 5
    • 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010

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