ARTICLES RELATING TO ICELAND

Iceland's reception of Turkey football team sparks controversy

2019-06-10 17:30

Turkish officials have denounced the "disrespect" shown to the national football team when they arrived in Iceland for a Euro 2020 qualifier.

Iceland's World Cup coach Hallgrimsson steps down

2018-07-17 18:03

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson stepped down on Tuesday, a few weeks after leading the tiny nation at its first World Cup.

Croatia top group after last-minute winner against Iceland

2018-06-26 21:54

Croatia have topped Group D at the 2018 World Cup thanks to a win over Iceland at the Rostov Arena.

Iceland will feel the heat in Volgograd: Nigeria coach

2018-06-21 18:36

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says that his side are looking to turn up the heat on Iceland as they bid to keep their World Cup campaign alive.

No sex ban for Iceland, as long as it's with the wives ...

2018-06-21 14:30

Iceland's players will be allowed to have sex ahead of their Soccer World Cup match against Nigeria, as long as it's with their wives...

No joke! Comics fly in to give Iceland surprise boost

2018-06-19 18:31

Iceland's footballers have received a surprise morale-boosting visit in Russia by a quartet of comedians from back home.

3 things we learned at the World Cup on Saturday

2018-06-16 22:43

On an action-packed day in Russia, Lionel Messi saw his penalty saved as Iceland earned a draw in their first ever World Cup match.

Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold Argentina

2018-06-16 16:54

In their maiden FIFA World Cup, Iceland held tournament favourites Argentina to a draw at the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow.

Iceland coach baulks at World Cup 'miracle' tag

2018-06-15 15:53

Lionel Messi's Argentina will underestimate Iceland at their peril, coach Heimir Hallgrimsson warned on Friday.

Klopp hopes for more Iceland success at World Cup

2018-06-14 20:26

Like most Germans, Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp admits to being a big fan of Iceland as the minnows attempt to shock giants Argentina in their World Cup debut.

 

Mbappe cameo helps France avoid shock Iceland defeat

2018-10-12 07:18

Kylian Mbappe inspired a fightback from world champions France as they rallied from two goals down at home to earn a 2-2 draw with Iceland.

Iceland crash out of World Cup after Croatia loss

2018-06-27 06:42

Croatia secured first place in Group D after a hard-fought win over gallant Iceland in Rostov-on-Don, setting up a World Cup last 16 tie with Denmark.

We're still in the race, says disappointed Iceland boss

2018-06-23 09:02

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson declared his side were still in the race for a place in the World Cup last 16 despite Friday's 2-0 loss to Nigeria.

Gudmundsson set to miss Iceland's Nigeria clash

2018-06-21 15:42

Iceland's Johann Berg Gudmundsson has not recovered from the calf injury is set to miss the crucial Group D clash with Nigeria.

Film-making a 'passion' for Iceland's goalkeeping hero

2018-06-20 16:43

While Iceland's World Cup has a boardgame publisher and a wine importer in its ranks, goalkeeper-filmmaker Hannes Halldorsson says his job on the side sets him apart.

4 incredible 2018 SWC moments so far in Russia

2018-06-19 12:19

A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick; a Messi penalty miss against a film director; a dentist drawing against Argentina and the defending champions losing.

Iceland's hero keeper did homework to psych out Messi

2018-06-16 20:41

Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson revealed Saturday how he worked on psyching out Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.

Messi to put heat on Iceland in Russia

2018-06-16 13:22

Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins on Saturday when he leads Argentina against tiny Iceland.

Iceland ready for Argentina 'game of our lives'

2018-06-15 07:06

World Cup debutants Iceland are ready for the "game of their lives" against Argentina in their Group D opening clash.

Lost bag hiccup delays start of Iceland's World Cup adventure

2018-06-10 19:51

Iceland needed police help to keep their World Cup plans on track after coach Heimir Hallgrimsson put his bag on the wrong bus!

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