Valur

Icelandic athletic club

Knattspyrnufélagið Valur (English: Falcon Football Club; or simply known as Valur) is an Icelandic sports club. It is based in Reykjavík. The club originally was made for association football. It later brought in handball and basketball. The club is very successful in Iceland. They have won multiple trophies in all sports.

Valur
Full nameKnattspyrnufélagið Valur
Nickname(s)Valsarar
Founded11 May 1911
GroundHlíðarendi
Reykjavík
Iceland
Ground Capacity3,000
Club ChairmanBjörn Zoëga
ManagerÓlafur Jóhannesson
LeagueÚrvalsdeild
20145th
Current season

Club honoursEdit

Men's football
  • 1965, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2005
  • 2005, 2008
Women's football
  • 1978, 1986, 1988, 1989, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1995, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011
Men's handball
  • 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1947, 1948, 1951, 1955, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2007
  • Cup Champions: 8
  • 1974, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1998, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Icelandic Super Cup: 1
  • 2009
  • Final 1980
Women's handball
  • 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1983, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
  • Cup Champions: 6
  • 1988, 1993, 2000, 2012, 2013, 2014
Men's basketball
  • National Champions: 2[4]
  • 1980, 1983
  • Cup Champions: 3
  • 1980, 1981, 1983

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Knattspyrnudeild - Titlar" (in Icelandic). valur.is. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Handknattleiksdeild - Titlar" (in Icelandic). valur.is. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "HSÍ meistaraskrár" (in Icelandic). Handball Association of Iceland. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  4. "Körfuknattleiksdeild - Titlar" (in Icelandic). valur.is. Retrieved 11 June 2015.

Other websitesEdit