Þór Akureyri

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Þór Akureyri
Basic data
Surname Íþróttafélagið Þór
Seat Akureyri , Iceland
founding June 6, 1915
president Aðalsteinn Ingi Pálsson
Website thorsport.is
First soccer team
Head coach Gregg Ryder
Venue Þórsvöllur
Places 984
league 1. deild karla
2019 6th place

Þór Akureyri ( Íþróttafélagið Þór ) is an Icelandic sports club from Akureyri .


The club was founded on June 6, 1915. In 1929 the association merged with KA Akureyri to form ÍBA Akureyri . However, this merger was dissolved again in 1974 and the association has been running under the current name Þór Akureyri since then . Þór (also: Thór ) is the god of thunder in Germanic-Nordic mythology .

Football department

Þór Akureyri played a total of 17 years in the Pepsideild , Iceland's highest football league. Most recently in the 2014 season . In the 2011 season they were relegated as promoted players right at the end of the season, but were able to qualify as a defeated cup finalist for the UEFA Europa League . After being promoted again in 2012, the team was relegated again in 2014.
The most famous footballer who spent his youth at Þór is Aron Gunnarsson , current captain of the Icelandic national football team .


European Cup balance sheet

season competition round opponent total To Back
2012/13 UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round IrelandIreland Bohemians Dublin 5: 1 0: 0 (A) 5: 1 (H)
2nd qualifying round Czech RepublicCzech Republic FK Mladá Boleslav 0: 4 0: 3 (A) 0: 1 (H)
Legend: (H) - home game, (A) - away game, (N) - neutral place, (a) - away goal rule , (i. E.) - on penalties , (n. V.) - after extra time

Overall record: 4 games, 1 win, 1 draw, 2 defeats, 5: 5 goals (goal difference ± 0)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ History of the association. foot.dk