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Breidablik

Breidablik
Breidablik celebrate their maiden Icelandic title success ©Breidablik

Breidablik

Formed: 1950
Nickname:
Blikar (Twinkles)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
• League title: 1 (2010)
• Icelandic Cup: 1 (2009)

History
• Founded in 1950, with the football division following in 1957, Breidablik is the oldest sports club in Kopavogur, Iceland's second largest municipality; it took its name from Norse mythology, where Breidablik – meaning broad gleaming – is the home of the god Baldr.

• The club's Kópavogsvöllur home was opened in 1975, and has boasted indoor facilities since 1993; a recent survey discovered that 1,300 of Kopavogur's 30,500 inhabitants played for one of Breidablik's sporting divisions, although the men's football section failed to establish themselves in the highest level until relatively recently.

• Promoted back to the top flight in 2005 when they won their sixth second-tier title, Breidablik's fortunes took a significant turn for the better with the appointment of coach Ólafur Kristjánsson in the summer of 2006, a team dominated by homegrown talents subsequently avoiding relegation.

• Persevering with that youth policy, Breidablik became an established presence in the top division and reached new heights as they won their first Icelandic Cup in 2009, beating Fram Reykjavík 5-4 on penalties following a breathless 2-2 draw.

• A year later they trumped that achievement with their first domestic league title, success earning 14-goal striker Alfred Finnbogason Iceland's Player of the Year award before heading for KSC Lokeren OV; Breidablik's academy has continued to thrive without him, their products forming the bedrock of the Iceland team that qualified for the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

Club records
Most appearances: Árni Kristinn Gunnarsson (253) *
Most goals: Sigurdur Grétarsson (52)
Record victory: Breidablik 13-0 HK Kópavogur (second tier, 1998)
Record defeat: ÍA Akranes 10-1 Breidablik (Premier League, 16 June 1973)

* Last updated 5 January 2011

Last updated: 01/03/11 18.08CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 28/07/2014 00:12 CET
FH1-1Breidablik
Referee: not available – Hafnarfjördur
05/05/2014 22:14:05
Breidablik1-2KR
Referee: not available
05/09/2014 01:12:18
Keflavík2-0Breidablik
Referee: not available – Keflavik
05/12/2014 23:07:50
Breidablik2-2Fjölnir
Referee: not available
05/18/2014 22:47:55
Fram1-1Breidablik
Referee: not available – Reykjavik
05/22/2014 22:28:58
26 May 2014 - Icelandic Cup, Third round
HK1-2Breidablik
Referee: not available
05/26/2014 22:14:06
Breidablik1-1Stjarnan
Referee: not available
06/02/2014 23:07:41
Fylkir1-1Breidablik
Referee: not available – Reykjavik
06/11/2014 23:05:56
Breidablik1-1ÍBV
Referee: not available
06/16/2014 00:11:23
19 June 2014 - Icelandic Cup, Fourth round
Breidablik3-1Thór
Breidablik win after extra time
Referee: not available
06/20/2014 00:10:07
Víkingur R.1-0Breidablik
Referee: not available – Reykjavik
06/22/2014 22:46:58
Breidablik3-2Thór
Referee: not available
07/02/2014 23:06:53
Breidablik0-2KR
Referee: not available
07/06/2014 23:02:09
Valur1-2Breidablik
Referee: not available – Reykjavik
07/15/2014 01:18:17
Breidablik2-4FH
Referee: not available
07/22/2014 00:00:08
KRBreidablik
Referee: TBD
6 August 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
BreidablikKeflavík
Referee: TBD
04/29/2014 16:22:24
11 August 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
FjölnirBreidablik
Referee: TBD – Reykjavik
04/29/2014 16:38:40
18 August 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
BreidablikFram
Referee: TBD
04/29/2014 16:38:40
25 August 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
StjarnanBreidablik
Referee: TBD – Gardabaer
04/29/2014 16:38:50
31 August 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
BreidablikFylkir
Referee: TBD
04/29/2014 16:38:50
14 September 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
ÍBVBreidablik
Referee: TBD – Vestmannaeyjar
04/29/2014 16:38:50
21 September 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
BreidablikVíkingur R.
Referee: TBD
04/29/2014 16:38:50
28 September 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
ThórBreidablik
Referee: TBD – Akureyri
04/29/2014 16:50:54
4 October 2014 - Icelandic Premier League
BreidablikValur
Referee: TBD
04/29/2014 16:51:10

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    04/07/2013, Breidablik 4-0 FC Santa Coloma, Kopavogur
  • Biggest defeat:
    13/07/2011, Rosenborg 5-0 Breidablik, Trondheim
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  1
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  2
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 10
    Kristinn Jónsson (  ISL)
    Finnur Margeirsson (  ISL)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 3
    Ellert Hreinsson (  ISL)
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