Brynjar Gunnarsson

Date of birth16 October 1975
Place of birthReykjavik
NationalityIcelandic
Weight75 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Gunnarsson, who joined Stoke City from Orgryte IS in Sweden, joined Nottingham Forest in August 2003 in a one-year deal.

He returned to Stoke City in March 2004 with a contract to the end of the season.

Gunnarsson joined Reading in July 2005 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2008 in November 2006, to June 2009 in September 2007 and to June 2012 in June 2011.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Orgryte 01 Jul 1999 04 Jan 2000
Stoke City 04 Jan 2000 30 Jun 2003
Barnsley 14 Jul 2003 19 Jul 2003 T
Nottingham Forest 04 Aug 2003 24 Mar 2004
Stoke City 19 Mar 2004 23 Mar 2004 L
Stoke City 24 Mar 2004 30 Jun 2004
Watford 01 Jul 2004 22 Jul 2005
Reading 22 Jul 2005 08 Mar 2013
KR Reykjavík 08 Mar 2013

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Stoke City FA Cup 1
1
2000-01 Stoke City LDV Vans Trophy 1
1
2000-01 Stoke City League Cup 6
1
1
2000-01 Stoke City League Division 2 46
5
8
2000-01 Stoke City League Division 2 Play-Offs 2
2001-02 Stoke City FA Cup 3
2
2001-02 Stoke City LDV Vans Trophy 1
2001-02 Stoke City League Division 2 21
2
5
7
2002-03 Stoke City FA Cup 3
2002-03 Stoke City League Cup 1
1
2002-03 Stoke City League Division 1 41
5
8
1
2003-04 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
2003-04 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 9
4
2003-04 Stoke City League Division 1 1
2
1
2004-05 Watford FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Watford League Championship 34
2
3
6
1
2004-05 Watford League Cup 5
2005-06 Reading FA Cup 4
1
2005-06 Reading League Championship 19
10
4
5
2005-06 Reading League Cup
1
1
2006-07 Reading FA Cup 2
1
2006-07 Reading League Cup 2
2006-07 Reading Premier League 10
13
3
1
2007-08 Reading Premier League 18
2
3
1
2008-09 Reading League Championship 13
14
2
3
2008-09 Reading League Championship Play-Offs 2
2008-09 Reading League Cup 1
2009-10 Reading FA Cup 4
1
1
2009-10 Reading League Championship 18
8
4
2009-10 Reading League Cup 1
2010-11 Reading FA Cup 2
2010-11 Reading League Championship 10
2
2
2010-11 Reading League Cup 1
1
2011-12 Reading League Championship 1
4


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
12 Aug 2000 Stoke City v Wycombe Wanderers D 0-0 League Division 2
19 Aug 2000 Bristol City v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
22 Aug 2000 York City v Stoke City W 1-5 League Cup 1st round 1st leg
26 Aug 2000 Stoke City v Notts County L 0-1 League Division 2
29 Aug 2000 Reading v Stoke City D 3-3 League Division 2
06 Sep 2000 Stoke City v York City D 0-0
Agg: 5-1
League Cup 1st round 2nd leg
09 Sep 2000 Stoke City v Peterborough United W 3-0 League Division 2
13 Sep 2000 Stoke City v Oxford United W 4-0 League Division 2
17 Sep 2000 Port Vale v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 2
20 Sep 2000 Stoke City v Charlton Athletic W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Sep 2000 Stoke City v Rotherham United D 1-1 League Division 2
26 Sep 2000 Charlton Athletic v Stoke City L 4-3
Agg: 5-5
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
30 Sep 2000 Colchester United v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 2
14 Oct 2000 Swansea City v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 2
17 Oct 2000 Cambridge United v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 2
21 Oct 2000 Stoke City v Millwall W 3-2 League Division 2
24 Oct 2000 Walsall v Stoke City L 3-0 League Division 2
28 Oct 2000 Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Division 2
01 Nov 2000 Stoke City v Barnsley W 3-2 League Cup 3rd round
04 Nov 2000 Wrexham v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
07 Nov 2000 Northampton Town v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
11 Nov 2000 Stoke City v Oldham Athletic L 0-1 League Division 2
18 Nov 2000 Stoke City v Nuneaton Borough D 0-0 FA Cup 1st round
25 Nov 2000 Swindon Town v Stoke City W 0-3 League Division 2
29 Nov 2000 Stoke City v Liverpool L 0-8 League Cup 4th round
02 Dec 2000 Stoke City v Luton Town L 1-3 League Division 2
16 Dec 2000 Bristol Rovers v Stoke City W 0-3 League Division 2
23 Dec 2000 Wigan Athletic v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 2
26 Dec 2000 Stoke City v Bury W 2-1 League Division 2
30 Dec 2000 Stoke City v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division 2
01 Jan 2001 Notts County v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
09 Jan 2001 Halifax Town v Stoke City W 2-3 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
13 Jan 2001 Stoke City v Reading D 0-0 League Division 2
17 Jan 2001 Stoke City v Brentford W 1-0 League Division 2
27 Jan 2001 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic W 2-0 League Division 2
03 Feb 2001 Stoke City v Northampton Town D 1-1 League Division 2
10 Feb 2001 Peterborough United v Stoke City W 0-4 League Division 2
17 Feb 2001 Stoke City v Port Vale D 1-1 League Division 2
20 Feb 2001 Oxford United v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 2
24 Feb 2001 Rotherham United v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 2
03 Mar 2001 Stoke City v Colchester United W 3-1 League Division 2
05 Mar 2001 Port Vale v Stoke City L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy Semi-final - northern section
07 Mar 2001 Stoke City v Swansea City L 1-2 League Division 2
10 Mar 2001 Brentford v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
13 Mar 2001 Wycombe Wanderers v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 2
17 Mar 2001 Stoke City v Cambridge United L 2-3 League Division 2
27 Mar 2001 Bury v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
31 Mar 2001 Stoke City v Bristol Rovers W 4-1 League Division 2
03 Apr 2001 Millwall v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 2
07 Apr 2001 Luton Town v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
14 Apr 2001 Stoke City v Walsall D 0-0 League Division 2
17 Apr 2001 AFC Bournemouth v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
21 Apr 2001 Stoke City v Wrexham W 3-1 League Division 2
28 Apr 2001 Oldham Athletic v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
05 May 2001 Stoke City v Swindon Town W 4-1 League Division 2
13 May 2001 Stoke City v Walsall D 0-0 League Division 2 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
16 May 2001 Walsall v Stoke City L 4-2
Agg: 4-2
League Division 2 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
08 Sep 2001 Stoke City v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division 2
15 Sep 2001 Stoke City v Reading W 2-0 League Division 2
18 Sep 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
22 Sep 2001 Bury v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 2
26 Sep 2001 Stoke City v Colchester United W 3-0 League Division 2
29 Sep 2001 Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 League Division 2
13 Oct 2001 Stoke City v Notts County W 1-0 League Division 2
16 Oct 2001 Blackpool v Stoke City L 3-2 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
21 Oct 2001 Port Vale v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 2
23 Oct 2001 Chesterfield v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 2
27 Oct 2001 Stoke City v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division 2
03 Nov 2001 Swindon Town v Stoke City W 0-3 League Division 2
06 Nov 2001 Blackpool v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
10 Nov 2001 Stoke City v Brentford W 3-2 League Division 2
18 Nov 2001 Lewes v Stoke City W 0-2 FA Cup 1st round
21 Nov 2001 Stoke City v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League Division 2
08 Dec 2001 Halifax Town v Stoke City D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
12 Dec 2001 Stoke City v Halifax Town W 3-0 FA Cup 2nd round replay
15 Dec 2001 Stoke City v Wycombe Wanderers W 5-1 League Division 2
19 Dec 2001 Stoke City v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division 2
26 Dec 2001 Tranmere Rovers v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 2
29 Dec 2001 Huddersfield Town v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 2
01 Mar 2002 Stoke City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 3-1 League Division 2
05 Mar 2002 Colchester United v Stoke City W 1-3 League Division 2
09 Mar 2002 Wycombe Wanderers v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 2
16 Mar 2002 Stoke City v Peterborough United W 1-0 League Division 2
23 Mar 2002 Stoke City v Chesterfield W 1-0 League Division 2
10 Aug 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
14 Aug 2002 Stoke City v Leicester City L 0-1 League Division 1
17 Aug 2002 Stoke City v Bradford City W 2-1 League Division 1
24 Aug 2002 Preston North End v Stoke City L 4-3 League Division 1
26 Aug 2002 Stoke City v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division 1
31 Aug 2002 Derby County v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 1
10 Sep 2002 Bury v Stoke City L 1-0 League Cup 1st round
14 Sep 2002 Burnley v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 1
17 Sep 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 1
22 Sep 2002 Stoke City v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division 1
19 Oct 2002 Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division 1
23 Oct 2002 Sheffield United v Stoke City L 2-1 League Division 1
26 Oct 2002 Rotherham United v Stoke City L 4-0 League Division 1
30 Oct 2002 Stoke City v Watford L 1-2 League Division 1
02 Nov 2002 Walsall v Stoke City L 4-2 League Division 1
09 Nov 2002 Stoke City v Grimsby Town L 1-2 League Division 1
16 Nov 2002 Portsmouth v Stoke City L 3-0 League Division 1
23 Nov 2002 Stoke City v Millwall L 0-1 League Division 1
30 Nov 2002 Gillingham v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 1
07 Dec 2002 Stoke City v Coventry City L 1-2 League Division 1
14 Dec 2002 Stoke City v Portsmouth D 1-1 League Division 1
21 Dec 2002 Wimbledon v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 1
28 Dec 2002 Stoke City v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-2 League Division 1
01 Jan 2003 Stoke City v Preston North End W 2-1 League Division 1
04 Jan 2003 Stoke City v Wigan Athletic W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 2003 Leicester City v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
18 Jan 2003 Stoke City v Derby County L 1-3 League Division 1
26 Jan 2003 Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth W 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 2003 Norwich City v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division 1
08 Feb 2003 Grimsby Town v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 1
16 Feb 2003 Stoke City v Chelsea L 0-2 FA Cup 5th round
26 Feb 2003 Stoke City v Walsall W 1-0 League Division 1
01 Mar 2003 Stoke City v Burnley L 0-1 League Division 1
05 Mar 2003 Stoke City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-0 League Division 1
08 Mar 2003 Ipswich Town v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
15 Mar 2003 Stoke City v Sheffield United D 0-0 League Division 1
18 Mar 2003 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
22 Mar 2003 Watford v Stoke City W 1-2 League Division 1
05 Apr 2003 Stoke City v Gillingham D 0-0 League Division 1
09 Apr 2003 Stoke City v Rotherham United W 2-0 League Division 1
12 Apr 2003 Millwall v Stoke City L 3-1 League Division 1
19 Apr 2003 Stoke City v Wimbledon W 2-1 League Division 1
21 Apr 2003 Coventry City v Stoke City W 0-1 League Division 1
26 Apr 2003 Crystal Palace v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 1
04 May 2003 Stoke City v Reading W 1-0 League Division 1
23 Mar 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Stoke City L 2-0 League Division 1
27 Mar 2004 Norwich City v Stoke City L 1-0 League Division 1
24 Apr 2004 Stoke City v West Ham United L 0-2 League Division 1


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
1993-94 Iceland UEFA Under-18 4
1
1
1995-96 Iceland UEFA Under-21 3
1
1996-97 Iceland FIFA World Cup 1
1996-97 Iceland UEFA Under-21 2
1
2
1997-98 Iceland Cyprus Tournament 2
1997-98 Iceland FIFA World Cup 4
2
1997-98 Iceland International Friendly 5
1998-99 Iceland International Friendly 1
1
1998-99 Iceland UEFA European Championship 4
1
1999-00 Iceland UEFA European Championship 3
1
2000-01 Iceland FIFA World Cup 5
1
1
1
2000-01 Iceland International Friendly 1
2000-01 Iceland Nordic Championships 1
2001-02 Iceland FIFA World Cup 1
2002-03 Iceland International Friendly 2
1
2002-03 Iceland UEFA European Championship 4
2003-04 Iceland International Friendly 1
1
2003-04 Iceland Summer Tournament 1
2003-04 Iceland UEFA European Championship 1
1
1
2004-05 Iceland FIFA World Cup 6
1
2004-05 Iceland International Friendly 2
2005-06 Iceland FIFA World Cup 3
2
2005-06 Iceland International Friendly 1
1
2006-07 Iceland UEFA European Championship 6
1
2
2007-08 Iceland International Friendly 1
2007-08 Iceland UEFA European Championship 3
1
2008-09 Iceland FIFA World Cup 3
1
2008-09 Iceland International Friendly 1
2009-10 Iceland FIFA World Cup 1
2009-10 Iceland International Friendly 4


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 Oct 1993 Wales v Iceland W 1-2 UEFA U18 Group 2
05 Oct 1993 Iceland v Estonia W 7-0 UEFA U18 Group 2
08 May 1994 Iceland v Portugal L 0-7 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
15 May 1994 Portugal v Iceland L 3-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
10 Oct 1995 Iceland v Turkey L 2-3 UEFA U21 Group 3
10 Nov 1995 Hungary v Iceland L 3-1 UEFA U21 Group 3
01 Jun 1996 Iceland v FYR Macedonia W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 8
05 Oct 1996 Lithuania v Iceland W 0-3 UEFA U21 Group 8
09 Oct 1996 Iceland v Romania L 2-3 UEFA U21 Group 8
07 Jun 1997 FYR Macedonia v Iceland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 8
20 Jul 1997 Iceland v Norway L 0-1 International Friendly
27 Jul 1997 Iceland v Faroe Islands W 1-0 International Friendly
19 Aug 1997 Liechtenstein v Iceland W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Group 8
06 Sep 1997 Iceland v Republic of Ireland L 2-4 FIFA World Cup Group 8
10 Sep 1997 Romania v Iceland L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Group 8
11 Oct 1997 Iceland v Liechtenstein W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Group 8
07 Dec 1997 Saudi Arabia v Iceland D 0-0 International Friendly
05 Feb 1998 Slovenia v Iceland L 3-2 CYPRUS TOURNAMENT Group B
07 Feb 1998 Slovakia v Iceland L 2-1 CYPRUS TOURNAMENT Group B
13 May 1998 Saudi Arabia v Iceland D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 1998 South Africa v Iceland D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Mar 1999 Luxembourg v Iceland W 1-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 1999 Andorra v Iceland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
31 Mar 1999 Ukraine v Iceland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
28 Apr 1999 Malta v Iceland W 1-2 International Friendly
05 Jun 1999 Iceland v Armenia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
09 Jun 1999 Russia v Iceland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
04 Sep 1999 Iceland v Andorra W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
08 Sep 1999 Iceland v Ukraine L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
09 Oct 1999 France v Iceland L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
16 Aug 2000 Iceland v Sweden W 2-1 NORDIC CUP
02 Sep 2000 Iceland v Denmark L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
11 Oct 2000 Iceland v Northern Ireland W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
15 Nov 2000 Poland v Iceland L 1-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2001 Bulgaria v Iceland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
25 Apr 2001 Malta v Iceland W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
02 Jun 2001 Iceland v Malta W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
06 Jun 2001 Iceland v Bulgaria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
06 Oct 2001 Denmark v Iceland L 6-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
21 Aug 2002 Iceland v Andorra W 3-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Iceland v Hungary L 0-2 International Friendly
12 Oct 2002 Iceland v Scotland L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 5
16 Oct 2002 Iceland v Lithuania W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
29 Mar 2003 Scotland v Iceland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 5
30 Apr 2003 Finland v Iceland L 3-0 International Friendly
11 Jun 2003 Lithuania v Iceland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 5
20 Aug 2003 Faroe Islands v Iceland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 5
11 Oct 2003 Germany v Iceland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
31 Mar 2004 Albania v Iceland L 2-1 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Latvia v Iceland D 0-0 International Friendly
30 May 2004 Iceland v Japan L 2-3 SUMMER TOURNAMENT
18 Aug 2004 Iceland v Italy W 2-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2004 Iceland v Bulgaria L 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
09 Oct 2004 Malta v Iceland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
13 Oct 2004 Iceland v Sweden L 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
26 Mar 2005 Croatia v Iceland L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
30 Mar 2005 Italy v Iceland D 0-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2005 Iceland v Hungary L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Jun 2005 Iceland v Malta W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
03 Sep 2005 Iceland v Croatia L 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
07 Sep 2005 Bulgaria v Iceland L 3-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
07 Oct 2005 Poland v Iceland L 3-2 International Friendly
12 Oct 2005 Sweden v Iceland L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
28 Feb 2006 Trinidad and Tobago v Iceland L 2-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Northern Ireland v Iceland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group F
06 Sep 2006 Iceland v Denmark L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Oct 2006 Latvia v Iceland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
28 Mar 2007 Spain v Iceland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
02 Jun 2007 Iceland v Liechtenstein D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
06 Jun 2007 Sweden v Iceland L 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
22 Aug 2007 Iceland v Canada D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Oct 2007 Iceland v Latvia L 2-4 UEFA European Championship Group F
17 Oct 2007 Liechtenstein v Iceland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
21 Nov 2007 Denmark v Iceland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
11 Oct 2008 Netherlands v Iceland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
15 Oct 2008 Iceland v FYR Macedonia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
11 Feb 2009 Iceland v Liechtenstein W 2-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2009 Iceland v Netherlands L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
10 Jun 2009 FYR Macedonia v Iceland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
12 Aug 2009 Iceland v Slovakia D 1-1 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Iceland v Norway D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
13 Oct 2009 Iceland v South Africa W 1-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 2009 Luxembourg v Iceland D 1-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2010 Mexico v Iceland D 0-0 International Friendly


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