Katrín Jónsdóttir

Katrín Jónsdóttir (born on 31 May 1977 in Reykjavík, Iceland) is former Icelandic association football defender who played for various clubs throughout Norway, Iceland and Sweden, most notably Valur. She was a regular in the Iceland women's national football team, and she now has the record for the most appearances for the team.

Katrín Jónsdóttir
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Personal information
Date of birth (1977-05-31) 31 May 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Reykjavík, Iceland
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1994 Breiðablik 37 (8)
1995 Stjarnan 14 (5)
1996–1997 Breiðablik 26 (10)
1998–1999 Kolbotn
1999 Breiðablik 2 (1)
1999–2004 Kolbotn
2004 Valur 6 (1)
2004–2006 Kolbotn
2006–2010 Valur 81 (36)
2011–2012 Djurgården 40 (2)
2013 Umeå IK 18 (0)
National team
1992–1993 Iceland U-17 11 (0)
1993–2001 Iceland U-21 27 (1)
1994–2013 Iceland 133 (21)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:35, 21 May 2014 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:35, 21 May 2014 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

She has played for the Icelandic clubs of Valur, Breiðablik UBK, Stjarnan; the Norwegian club of Kolbotn Fotball; and the Swedish clubs of Umeå IK and Djurgårdens IF.

International careerEdit

Jónsdóttir played for the Under-17 and Under 21 Icelandic youth teams. She made her senior team debut in May of 1994 in a exhibition game against Scotland.[1]

She helped Iceland qualify for the UEFA Women's Championship in 2009, however, her team lost all three group stage matches against Norway, France and Germany.

She appeared in the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 and helped her team advance to the knockout stage, where Iceland would eventually get knocke out in the quarter-finals against Sweden.

HonoursEdit

BreiðablikEdit

  • Úrvalsdeild kvenna (premier league) 4:
    • 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996
  • Bikarkeppni KSÍ (FA-Cup) 3:
    • 1994, 1996, 1997
  • Deildarbikarinn (League-cup) 2:
    • 1996, 1997

KolbotnEdit

  • Toppserien 3:
    • 2004, 2005, 2006

ValurEdit

  • Úrvalsdeild kvenna (premier league) 6:
    • 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Bikarkeppni kvenna (Icelandic woman's cup) 3:
    • 2006, 2009, 2010

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://en.archive.uefa.com/competitions/woco/players/Player=26473/index.html