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Fram Reykjavík
Full name Knattspyrnufélagið Fram
Nickname(s) Framarar
Founded May 1, 1908
Ground Laugardalsvöllur
Reykjavik, Iceland
(Capacity: 15,000 (9,800 seated))
Chairman Steinar Guðgeirsson
Manager Þorvaldur Örlygsson
2009 Úrvalsdeild, 4th
Home colours
Away colours

Knattspyrnufélagið Fram (literally Footballclub Forward, known as Fram Reykjavík when competing in European competitions) is an Icelandic sports club, best known for its football division. It was founded on May 1, 1908 in Reykjavík.



Fram play at the Laugardalsvöllur, with a capacity of around 10,000.

In 2005 it was relegated from the top division and played in the second tier for the 2006 season. Fram won the second tier championship in 2006 and finished 7th in Landsbankadeild in 2007. In 2008 Fram played their best season in many years when they finished 3rd in Landsbankadeild. In Europe, they are currently in a tie with Czech side SK Sigma Olomouc, the winner of which will play Scotland's Aberdeen in the third qualifying round. It also has a strong Handball division, and the men's team won the Icelandic championship in 2006.

Club honours


Football championship titles

Fram has been the champion of Iceland a total of 18 times. These titles were won in:
1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1939, 1946, 1947, 1962, 1972, 1986, 1988 and 1990.

Iceland cup titles

Fram has won the Bikarkeppni a total of 7 times. These titles were won in:
1970, 1973, 1979, 1980, 1985, 1987 and 1989.

Current squad

No. Position Player
1 Iceland GK Hannes Þór Halldórsson
2 Scotland MF Paul McShane
3 Iceland MF Ingvar Þór Ólason
4 Iceland DF Kristján Hauksson
5 Iceland DF Auðun Helgason
6 Iceland MF Halldór Hermann Jónsson
7 Iceland DF Daði Guðmundsson
8 Iceland MF Heiðar Geir Júlíusson
9 England DF Sam Tillen
10 Iceland FW Hjálmar Þórarinsson
11 Iceland FW Almarr Ormarsson
No. Position Player
14 Iceland MF Hlynur Atli Magnússon
16 Iceland DF Björn Orri Hermannsson
17 Iceland FW Grímur Björn Grímsson
20 Iceland MF Alexander Veigar Þórarinsson
21 Iceland FW Guðmundur Magnússon
22 Iceland FW Ívar Björnsson
23 Iceland DF Jón Guðni Fjóluson
26 Iceland DF Jón Orri Ólafsson
27 Iceland DF Kristján Hauksson
29 England MF Joe Tillen
30 Iceland GK Ögmundur Kristinsson

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