Gylfi Sigurðsson

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Sigurðsson with Swansea.

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson (born 9 September 1989 in Reykjavik, Iceland) is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as a midfielder. He currently plays for the Premier League club Swansea City and the Iceland national team. He has also previously played for Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar, Breiðablik UBK, Reading, Shrewsbury Town, Crewe Alexandra, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim and the Tottenham Hotspurs. He has great long-range shooting abilities.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of 9 April 2016.[1][2]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
2008–09 Reading Championship 0 0 1 0 2 0 - - 3 0
Shrewsbury Town (loan) League Two 5 1 - - 1 0 6 1
Crewe Alexandra (loan) League One 15 3 - 15 3
2009–10 Reading Championship 38 17 5 3 1 1 44 21
2010–11 4 2 0 0 0 0 4 2
Germany League DFB-Pokal - Europe Other Total
2010–11 1899 Hoffenheim Bundesliga 29 9 3 1 - - - 32 10
2011–12 7 0 0 0 7 0
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
2011–12 Swansea City (loan) Premier League 18 7 1 0 0 0 - - 19 7
2012–13 Tottenham Hotspur 33 3 3 0 2 1 12 3 50 7
2013–14 25 5 0 0 2 1 8 0 35 6
2014–15 Swansea City 32 7 1 1 2 1 - 35 9
2015–16 33 11 1 0 0 0 - 34 11
Totals Swansea 83 25 3 1 2 1 - - - - 88 27
England 193 52 12 4 9 4 20 3 1 0 240 63
Germany 36 9 3 1 - - - - - - 39 10
Career totals 235 62 15 5 9 4 20 3 1 0 280 74
  • Other – Football League Trophy

International[change | change source]

As of 18 June 2016
Iceland national team[3]
Year Apps Goals
2010 3 0
2011 3 1
2012 8 1
2013 8 3
2014 6 4
2015 7 3
2016 6 2
Total 41 14

International goals[change | change source]

As of match played 18 June 2016. Iceland score listed first, score column indicates score after each Gylfi goal.
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 October 2011 Estádio do Dragão, Porto, Portugal 6  Portugal 3–5 3–5 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
2 12 October 2012 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania 13  Albania 2–1 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
3 22 March 2013 Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia 16  Slovenia 1–1 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
4 2–1
5 11 October 2013 Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland 19  Cyprus 2–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
6 9 September 2014 Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland 25  Turkey 2–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
7 10 October 2014 Skonto Stadium, Riga, Latvia 26  Latvia 1–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
8 13 October 2014 Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland 27  Netherlands 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
9 2–0
10 3 September 2015 Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam-Zuidoost, Netherlands 31  Netherlands 1–0 1–0 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
11 10 October 2015 Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland 33  Latvia 2–0 2–2 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying
12 13 November 2015 National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland 35  Poland 1–0 2–4 Friendly
13 1 June 2016 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway 38  Norway 2–3 2–3 Friendly
14 18 June 2016 Stade Vélodrome, Marseille, France 41  Hungary 1–0 1–1 UEFA Euro 2016

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gylfi Sigurðsson at Soccerbase
  2. ESPN Soccernet Profile
  3. Gylfi Sigurðsson at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. "Gylfi Sigurdsson wins Premier League player award". bbc.co.uk/sport. 4 April 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2012.
  5. "Reading boss Brian McDermott named manager of the month". BBC Sport. 3 April 2010. Retrieved 12 October 2010.
  6. "Games, goals, players of the season". Reading F.C. Retrieved 12 October 2010.
  7. "Season Review 2010/11: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim". Reading F.C. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  8. "Premierleague.com users' team of the season revealed". Premier League. 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015.

Other websites[change | change source]