2014 Úrvalsdeild


The 2014 Úrvalsdeild karla, also known as Pepsi-deild karla for sponsorship reasons, was the 103rd season of top-flight Icelandic football. Twelve teams contested the league; the defending champions were KR, who won their twenty-sixth league title in 2013.[1]

Úrvalsdeild karla
Season2014
ChampionsStjarnan (1st title)
RelegatedFram
Þór
UEFA Champions LeagueStjarnan
UEFA Europa LeagueFH
KR
Víkingur R.
Matches played132
Goals scored398 (3.02 per match)
Top goalscorerGary Martin (13)
2013
2015

On 4 October Stjarnan won their first Úrvalsdeild karla title. Stjarnan went through the season unbeaten in the league and equalled the point record of 52 points.[2]

Teams


The 2014 Úrvalsdeild will be contested by twelve clubs, ten of which played in the division the previous year. The changes from the 2013 campaign are:

Club information

Team Location Stadium 2013 season
Breiðablik Kópavogur Kópavogsvöllur 4th
FH Hafnarfjörður Kaplakrikavöllur 2nd
Fjölnir Reykjavík Fjölnisvöllur 1st, 1. deild
Fram Reykjavík Laugardalsvöllur 10th
Fylkir Reykjavík Fylkisvöllur 7th
ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar Hásteinsvöllur 6th
Keflavík Keflavík Keflavíkurvöllur 8th
KR Reykjavík KR-völlur 1st
Stjarnan Garðabær Stjörnuvöllur 3rd
Þór Akureyri Þórsvöllur 9th
Valur Reykjavík Hlíðarendi 5h
Víkingur Reykjavík Víkin 2nd, 1. deild

League table


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Stjarnan (C) 22 15 7 0 42 21 +21 52 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 FH 22 15 6 1 46 17 +29 51 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[lower-alpha 1]
3 KR 22 13 4 5 40 24 +16 43
4 Víkingur Reykjavík 22 9 3 10 25 29 4 30
5 Valur 22 8 4 10 31 36 5 28
6 Fylkir 22 8 4 10 34 40 6 28
7 Breiðablik 22 5 12 5 36 33 +3 27
8 Keflavík 22 6 7 9 29 32 3 25
9 Fjölnir 22 5 8 9 33 36 3 23
10 ÍBV 22 5 7 10 28 38 10 22
11 Fram (R) 22 6 3 13 30 48 18 21 Relegation to 1. deild karla
12 Þór A. (R) 22 3 3 16 24 44 20 12
Source: KSÍ
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:

Positions by round

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516171819202122
Stjarnan4342222222222211222221
FH5431111111111122111112
KR9586666443334433333333
Víkingur Reykjavík12779777555443344444444
Valur3655544666665555655555
Fylkir101297888991091010998566666
Breiðablik58111011111010108788886877777
Keflavík221333333455666799101088
Fjölnir11244557778977710101199109
ÍBV5810111212121212111079101197888910
Fram5858999889111212111011111011111111
Þór A.11111212101011111112111112121212121212121212
Leader
2015–16 UEFA Europa League first qualifying round
Relegation to 1. deild karla
Source: KSÍ

Results


Each team plays every opponent once home and away for a total of 22 matches per club, and 132 matches all together.

Home \ Away BRE FH FJÖ FRA FYL ÍBV KEF KR STJ ÞÓR VAL VÍK
Breiðablik 2–4 2–2 3–0 2–2 1–1 4–4 1–2 1–1 3–2 3–0 4–1
FH 1–1 4–0 4–2 3–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 1–0
Fjölnir 1–1 0–1 1–4 3–3 3–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 4–1 1–1 3–0
Fram 1–1 0–4 1–3 4–3 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–2 1–0 1–0 0–3
Fylkir 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–0 3–1 2–4 0–4 1–3 4–1 2–0 1–1
ÍBV 1–1 1–1 4–2 2–0 1–3 0–2 2–3 1–2 2–0 2–2 1–2
Keflavík 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–4 0–1 1–2 0–1 2–2 3–1 1–2 2–0
KR 1–1 0–1 1–0 3–2 1–0 3–3 2–0 2–3 4–1 1–2 2–0
Stjarnan 2–2 2–2 2–1 4–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–0
Þór A. 2–0 0–2 1–2 0–2 5–2 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–4 0–1 0–1
Valur 1–2 1–4 4–3 5–3 1–0 3–0 0–1 1–4 1–2 2–0 1–2
Víkingur Reykjavík 1–0 2–3 1–0 2–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 0–1 0–1 3–2 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 4 October 2014. Source: KSÍ
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers


As of 4 October 2014.[3]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 KR 13
2 ÍBV 12
3 Stjarnan 11
4
Árni Vilhjálmsson
Breiðablik 10
Hörður Sveinsson
Keflavík
FH
7 FH 8
Pape Mamadou Faye
Víkingur R.
9 Breiðablik 7
Jóhann Helgi Hannesson
Þór Akureyri

References


  1. "KR clinch 26th Icelandic title". UEFA. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  2. "Stjarnan Íslandsmeistari í fyrsta sinn". Morgunblaðið. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  3. "Markahæstu menn Pepsi-deild karla". KSÍ.is. Retrieved 28 September 2014.