Arnar Darri Pétursson

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Arnar Pétursson
Personal information
Full name Arnar Darri Pétursson
Date of birth (1991-03-16) 16 March 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth Reykjavík, Iceland
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 29
Youth career
2008 Lyn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Lyn 15 (0)
2010–2012 SønderjyskE 0 (0)
2012–2016 Stjarnan 3 (0)
2014Víkingur Ólafsvík (loan) 22 (0)
2016– Þróttur 0 (0)
National team
2007 Iceland U-17 7 (0)
2008–2009 Iceland U-19 4 (0)
2010–2011 Iceland U-21 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 October 2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 October 2013

Arnar Darri Pétursson (born 16 March 1991) is an Icelandic football goalkeeper who currently plays for Þróttur.

He started his career in Stjarnan, and joined Lyn in March 2008. He made his Norwegian Premier League debut for Lyn on 3 August 2009 against SK Brann.[1] Made his international U21 debut against Scotland in the fall of 2010 when Iceland met Scotland in play offs to reach the EM U21 Finals in Denmark 2011. Iceland won both games 2–1 and qualified. Signed a 2-year contract with SønderjyskE fra the Danish superliga 1 July 2010

Club career[edit]

Moved at a young age to FC Lyn Oslo from Stjarnan and managed couple of games in Tippeligaen. When they had financial problems he was signed by SønderjyskE in the Danish SAS Ligaen where he's currently.


Never played a first team game for the club but played with all their youth teams.

FC Lyn Oslo[edit]

At the time Arnar was bought by Lyn they had among others Indridi Sigurdsson, Theodor Elmar Bjarnason and more quality players. In the end Lyn had to sell all their best players and was in the summer of 2010 declared bankrupt and is currently playing in the Norwegian lower leagues as an amateur club. With Lyn Arnar played 15 games, 5 of them in the Tippeligaen.


Arnar was signed to this Danish, side which is located near the German border, to compete with their current nr. 1 Nathan Coe. He signed for 2 years which is up in 2012.


  1. ^ "Arnar Darri Petursson". Retrieved 3 August 2009.

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