Vestmannaeyjar


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Vestmannaeyjar

(ˌvɛstmænˈeɪjɑː)
n
(Placename) a group of islands off the S coast of Iceland: they include the island of Surtsey (emerged 1963) and the volcano Helgafell (erupted 1974). Pop: 4027 (2007). English names: Westmann Islands or Vestmann Islands
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Among the features are the Reykjanes volcano belt, Vestmannaeyjar and Katla, the southeast coast and Vatnajokull, across north Iceland, and Snaefellsnes.
The reality was different, but Eyjolfsson did land the head coaches job at Icelandic Premier League side IBV, a club based in Vestmannaeyjar on the south coast of the country, in 2014.
He went on to play for Bristol City andBournemouthin the Football League, before moving to the Icelandic Premier League to play for IBV Vestmannaeyjar.
He also enjoyed a stint at Icelandic club IBV Vestmannaeyjar before finishing his career at non-league club Scarborough Athletic.
Hallgrimsson began his coaching career in his home town of Vestmannaeyjar. When Lagerback came to Iceland in 2011, he chose Hallgrimsson as his assistant.
The 25-year-old returned to Blyth from Icelandic club IBV Vestmannaeyjar last year but is now likely to return to Iceland.
Briefly moved into full-time football last season with Icelandic side IBV Vestmannaeyjar.
Winds whistle like bullies at the top of the Storhofoi mountain, towering above the town of Vestmannaeyjar, the Westman Islands' capital and only settlement, with the reputation of Europe's windiest place.
He has managed in his native Iceland, with IBV Vestmannaeyjar, where he signed keeper James, 43 in April.
Milsami 1, Shakhter 1 (agg: 2-2 Milsami win 4-2 on pens); Utrecht 3, Differdange 3 (agg: 4-5); Sarajevo 0, Kukesi 0 (agg: 2-3); Senica 0, Mladost Podgorica 1 (agg: 2-3); Turnovo 1, Hajduk Split 1 (agg: 2-3); Gefle IF 4, Anorthosis Famagusta 0 (agg: 4-3); Hapoel Tel-Aviv 2, Beroe 2 (agg: Agg: 6-3); Vestmannaeyjar 0, Crvena Zvezda 0 (agg: 0-2); Inter Baku 1, Tromso 0 (agg: 1-2).
IBV finished third in the Iceland domestic league last season and call the small Vestmannaeyjar islands - which have a population of just over 4,000 - off the south coast of the Nordic country home.