Iceland have become the smallest country to ever qualify for a World Cup and have followed up their fantastic success in France last summer with another fantastic achievement.
The Urvalsdeild starts this weekend it is the equivalent of the English Premier League in Icelandic football.
After a fantastic summer during the European Championships, the Republic of Ireland and Iceland met in a friendly on Tuesday night.
We are finally at the Quarter Final stages of Euro 2016, eight teams out of twenty four have made it this far and there have been some amazing games and massive shocks along the way.
With Euro 2016 starting this Friday this article will be about the teams competing at the tournament and who I believe will be their star players. Some teams have so many star quality players that it is very hard to mention just one player, so players that I do believe will make a difference for teams will be mentioned also. Continue reading
So there is still a strong possibility that the Emerald Isle will be fully represented at the European Championship next summer, after Northern Ireland drew with Hungary to stay top of their group and the Republic of Ireland beat Georgia to stay in third position and 4 points clear of their nearest rivals Scotland.
The silly season or the transfer window as it is known to you and me, is finally closed and it is back to the business of football. This week sees a return of international football and qualifying for the European Championship that is taking place in France next summer.