Akranes


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Akranes

(ä`kränĕs'), town (1993 pop. 5,233), SW Iceland, on a peninsula in the Faxaflói. It is a fishing port and industrial center, with a huge cement plant.
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We played in the European Cup twice against IA Akranes, of Iceland, and then Lodz, of Poland.
Rovers overcame Gotu of the Faroe Islands in the preliminary round, then beat Icelandic side Akranes before being drawn against the Bundesliga giants.
The reference may have been lost on me, but it sums up the Gudjonsson brothers who have to be one of the closest knit families from the small Icelandic fishing town of Akranes.
Newcastle United will face either Norwegian side Lillestrom SK or NK Zeljeznicar of BosniaHerzegovina, who overcame IA Akranes 4-0 on aggregate in the first round.
The 27-year-old marksman played his part in Walsall's promotion campaign two seasons ago after joining the club from Akranes of Iceland and scored one of the goals as Ray Graydon's side clinched automatic elevation by beating Oldham Athletic 3-1.
AFORMER Motherwell winger Joshua Watt, 19, has signed for Icelandic side Akranes.
Siguroarson, like Gudjonsson born in the port town of Akranes on the West coast of Iceland, is in the middle of a three-year contract at Norwegian club Lillestrom.
Losing Cup finalists to league champions Tampeere in 2007, they qualified for the 2008 Uefa Cup and beat Icelandic side IA Akranes 4-2 on aggregate in the first qualifying round.
1995: Uefa Cup - Shelbourne 0 IA Akranes 6 Shels lost both legs 3-0 - and were far from impressive in Iceland.
Gudjonsson, who played an infamous role in the heated Second City derby at Villa Park last month, grew up in the small town of Akranes in Iceland where the main industry was fishing.
Livvy has tasted Euro experience with Raith and scored the goal that edged out Icelandic side Akranes in the UEFA Cup seven years ago to set up a dream tie against Bayern Munich.
Draw: Tampere Utd v Pyunik, Skoto Riga v Barry Town, Portadown v FC Belshina Bobruisk, F91 Dudelange v Vardar, FBK Kaunas v Dinamo Tirana, FC Flora Talinn v Apoel Nicosia, Zeljeznicar Sarajevo v Akranes, Hibernians v Shelbourne, Torpedo Kutaisi v B36 Torshavn, FC Sheriff Tiraspol v Zhenis Astana.