Birkir Bjarnason

Date of birth27 May 1988
Place of birthAkureyri
NationalityIcelandic
Weight73 kg
Height1.82 m
PositionMidfielder

Birkir Bjarnason joined Aston Villa in January 2017 with a contract to June 2020 that was cancelled in August 2019.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Viking Stavanger 01 Jan 2005 31 Dec 2011
FK Bodø/Glimt 01 Jan 2008 31 Dec 2008 L
Standard Liège 01 Jan 2012 01 Jul 2013
Pescara 13 Jul 2012 31 May 2013 L
Pescara 01 Jul 2013 02 Sep 2013
Sampdoria 02 Sep 2013 01 Jul 2014
Pescara 01 Jul 2014 09 Jul 2015
FC Basel 09 Jul 2015 25 Jan 2017
Aston Villa 25 Jan 2017 08 Aug 2019

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2015-16 FC Basel UEFA Champions League 4
1
2015-16 FC Basel UEFA Europa League 5
1
2
1
2016-17 Aston Villa League Championship 5
3
2016-17 FC Basel UEFA Champions League 1
2017-18 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
2017-18 Aston Villa League Championship 11
12
3
1
2017-18 Aston Villa League Championship Play-Offs
2
2017-18 Aston Villa League Cup 3
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
29 Jul 2015 Lech Poznan v FC Basel W 1-3 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
05 Aug 2015 FC Basel v Lech Poznan W 1-0
Agg: 4-1
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
19 Aug 2015 FC Basel v Maccabi Tel Aviv D 2-2 UEFA Champions League Play-off 1st leg
25 Aug 2015 Maccabi Tel Aviv v FC Basel D 1-1
Agg: 3-3
UEFA Champions League Play-off 2nd leg
17 Sep 2015 Fiorentina v FC Basel W 1-2 UEFA Europa League Group I
01 Oct 2015 FC Basel v Lech Poznan W 2-0 UEFA Europa League Group I
22 Oct 2015 FC Basel v Belenenses L 1-2 UEFA Europa League Group I
05 Nov 2015 Belenenses v FC Basel W 0-2 UEFA Europa League Group I
26 Nov 2015 FC Basel v Fiorentina D 2-2 UEFA Europa League Group I
10 Dec 2015 Lech Poznan v FC Basel W 0-1 UEFA Europa League Group I
28 Sep 2016 Arsenal v FC Basel L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2010-11 Iceland International Friendly 1
2010-11 Iceland UEFA European Championship
3
2010-11 Iceland Under-21 1
1
2011-12 Iceland International Friendly 3
1
2011-12 Iceland UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
2012-13 Iceland FIFA World Cup 6
2
2012-13 Iceland International Friendly 3
1
2013-14 Iceland FIFA World Cup 6
1
2013-14 Iceland International Friendly 3
2014-15 Iceland International Friendly
1
2014-15 Iceland UEFA European Championship 6
2
2015-16 Iceland International Friendly 3
2
1
2015-16 Iceland UEFA European Championship 9
2
2
2016-17 Iceland FIFA World Cup 5
1
2016-17 Iceland International Friendly
1
2017-18 Iceland FIFA World Cup 7
1
2017-18 Iceland International Friendly 5
2
2018-19 Iceland International Friendly 1
1
2018-19 Iceland UEFA European Championship 4
1
2
2018-19 Iceland UEFA Nations League 3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Sep 2010 Iceland v Norway L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group H
07 Sep 2010 Denmark v Iceland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group H
17 Nov 2010 Israel v Iceland L 3-2 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Cyprus v Iceland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group H
28 Mar 2011 England v Iceland W 1-2 Under-21
10 Aug 2011 Hungary v Iceland L 4-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Norway v Iceland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group H
06 Sep 2011 Iceland v Cyprus W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
07 Oct 2011 Portugal v Iceland L 5-3 UEFA European Championship Group H
29 Feb 2012 Montenegro v Iceland L 2-1 International Friendly
27 May 2012 France v Iceland L 3-2 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Iceland v Faroe Islands W 2-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Iceland v Norway W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
11 Sep 2012 Cyprus v Iceland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
12 Oct 2012 Albania v Iceland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
16 Oct 2012 Iceland v Switzerland L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
14 Nov 2012 Andorra v Iceland W 0-2 International Friendly
06 Feb 2013 Iceland v Russia L 0-2 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Slovenia v Iceland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
07 Jun 2013 Iceland v Slovenia L 2-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
14 Aug 2013 Iceland v Faroe Islands W 1-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Switzerland v Iceland D 4-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
10 Sep 2013 Iceland v Albania W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
11 Oct 2013 Iceland v Cyprus W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
15 Oct 2013 Norway v Iceland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
15 Nov 2013 Iceland v Croatia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
19 Nov 2013 Croatia v Iceland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
30 May 2014 Austria v Iceland D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2014 Iceland v Estonia W 1-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2014 Iceland v Turkey W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
10 Oct 2014 Latvia v Iceland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
13 Oct 2014 Iceland v Netherlands W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
12 Nov 2014 Belgium v Iceland L 3-1 International Friendly
16 Nov 2014 Czech Republic v Iceland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
28 Mar 2015 Kazakhstan v Iceland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
12 Jun 2015 Iceland v Czech Republic W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
03 Sep 2015 Netherlands v Iceland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
06 Sep 2015 Iceland v Kazakhstan D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
10 Oct 2015 Iceland v Latvia D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
13 Oct 2015 Turkey v Iceland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
13 Nov 2015 Poland v Iceland L 4-2 International Friendly
17 Nov 2015 Slovakia v Iceland L 3-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2016 Denmark v Iceland L 2-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 2016 Greece v Iceland W 2-3 International Friendly
01 Jun 2016 Norway v Iceland L 3-2 International Friendly
14 Jun 2016 Portugal v Iceland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
18 Jun 2016 Iceland v Hungary D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
22 Jun 2016 Iceland v Austria W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
27 Jun 2016 England v Iceland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Finals - Round of 16
03 Jul 2016 France v Iceland L 5-2 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
05 Sep 2016 Ukraine v Iceland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
06 Oct 2016 Iceland v Finland W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
09 Oct 2016 Iceland v Turkey W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
12 Nov 2016 Croatia v Iceland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
15 Nov 2016 Malta v Iceland W 0-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 2017 Iceland v Croatia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
02 Sep 2017 Finland v Iceland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
05 Sep 2017 Iceland v Ukraine W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
06 Oct 2017 Turkey v Iceland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
09 Oct 2017 Iceland v Kosovo W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group I
08 Nov 2017 Iceland v Czech Republic L 1-2 International Friendly
24 Mar 2018 Iceland v Mexico L 0-3 International Friendly
28 Mar 2018 Peru v Iceland L 3-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2018 Iceland v Norway L 2-3 International Friendly
07 Jun 2018 Iceland v Ghana D 2-2 International Friendly
16 Jun 2018 Argentina v Iceland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group D
22 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Iceland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group D
26 Jun 2018 Iceland v Croatia L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group D
08 Sep 2018 Switzerland v Iceland L 6-0 UEFA Nations League League A Group A2
11 Sep 2018 Iceland v Belgium L 0-3 UEFA Nations League League A Group A2
11 Oct 2018 France v Iceland D 2-2 International Friendly
15 Oct 2018 Iceland v Switzerland L 1-2 UEFA Nations League League A Group A2
22 Mar 2019 Andorra v Iceland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
25 Mar 2019 France v Iceland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
08 Jun 2019 Iceland v Albania W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
11 Jun 2019 Iceland v Turkey W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.