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Birkir Bjarnason

Birkir Bjarnason

Clubs: Viking FK, FK Bodø/Glimt (loan)

Under-21 debut: 0-4 v Scotland (28/02/2006)

Senior international debut: 4-0 v Andorra (29/05/2010)

• Has represented Iceland at U17, U19, U21 and senior level.

• Moved to Norway as a youngster − now approaching 90 league matches for Viking.

• His father, Bjarni Sveinbjörnsson, was a prolific goalscorer in the Icelandic league in the 1980s and 1990s for Thór Akureyri and ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar.

Last updated: 07/06/11 21.50CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 23/06/2016 01:08 CET
09.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland3-0TurkeyTurkey7000
10.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundLatviaLatvia0-3IcelandIceland9000
13.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-0NetherlandsNetherlands9000
12.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageBelgiumBelgium3-1IcelandIceland4400
16.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic2-1IcelandIceland7701
28.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan0-3IcelandIceland9020
12.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
25.07.2015Swiss Super LeagueGrasshoppersGrasshoppers2-3BaselBasel9000
01.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-0SionSion2000
08.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueLuzernLuzern1-3BaselBasel9000
12.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-1ThunThun7400
22.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueLuganoLugano1-3BaselBasel000
03.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands0-1IcelandIceland9000
06.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland0-0KazakhstanKazakhstan9000
12.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel2-1St GallenSt Gallen9000
23.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueYoung BoysYoung Boys4-3BaselBasel9000
26.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-1LuganoLugano1310
04.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueZürichZürich2-2BaselBasel9001
10.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-2LatviaLatvia9000
13.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundTurkeyTurkey1-0IcelandIceland9000
18.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueSionSion0-2BaselBasel9000
25.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel1-0Young BoysYoung Boys8500
31.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueVaduzVaduz1-2BaselBasel9010
13.11.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stagePolandPoland4-2IcelandIceland4600
17.11.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSlovakiaSlovakia3-1IcelandIceland1000
22.11.2015Swiss Super LeagueSt GallenSt Gallen2-1BaselBasel2300
29.11.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-0LuzernLuzern7910
06.12.2015Swiss Super LeagueThunThun0-2BaselBasel9000
13.12.2015Swiss CupQuarter-finalsSionSion2-2
(4-3(p))
BaselBasel12000
14.02.2016Swiss Super LeagueGrasshoppersGrasshoppers0-4BaselBasel3800
21.02.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel5-1VaduzVaduz9020
20.03.2016Swiss Super LeagueSionSion0-1BaselBasel2200
24.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageDenmarkDenmark2-1IcelandIceland7200
29.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageGreeceGreece2-3IcelandIceland4400
03.04.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel2-0Young BoysYoung Boys9001
10.04.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel2-2ZürichZürich2410
13.04.2016Swiss Super LeagueLuganoLugano1-4BaselBasel8110
17.04.2016Swiss Super LeagueSt GallenSt Gallen0-7BaselBasel5200
24.04.2016Swiss Super LeagueVaduzVaduz0-0BaselBasel9000
30.04.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel2-1SionSion9010
07.05.2016Swiss Super LeagueZürichZürich2-3BaselBasel2600
10.05.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel1-1ThunThun9010
16.05.2016Swiss Super LeagueLuzernLuzern4-0BaselBasel9000
25.05.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel0-1GrasshoppersGrasshoppers9000
01.06.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageNorwayNorway3-2IcelandIceland4400
14.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stagePortugalPortugal1-1IcelandIceland9010
18.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageIcelandIceland1-1HungaryHungary9000
22.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageIcelandIceland2-1AustriaAustria9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Birkir Bjarnason
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/05/1988 (28)
  • Country: Iceland
  • Squad number: 8
  • Club: Basel ( SUI)

  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 75kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • Friendlies 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Group stage)
    30/11/05: CSKA Sofia 2-0 Viking
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    30/09/04: Iceland 1-1 Republic of Ireland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Iceland193
Iceland U-21193
Iceland U-1980
Iceland U-1731
Total497

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Basel41
Total41
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Basel102
Standard Liège30
Viking10
Total142
Last updated: 23/06/2016 01:07 CET
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