Gylfi makes Royals Academy history with World Cup goal!27 June 2018
Since our Academy was set up in the summer of 1999, we have had success stories in abundance. The latest one came on Tuesday evening, when Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurðsson became our first...
Böðvarsson and Iceland bow out of World Cup27 June 2018
Iceland's first ever appearance at a World Cup ended in defeat on Tuesday night, with Croatia taking a 2-1 win over Jón Daði Böðvarsson and his countrymen in Group D.
Day of reckoning for Jón Daði and Iceland at the World Cup26 June 2018
Familiar foes await Jón Daði Böðvarsson and Iceland, as they have one last chance to make it to the last 16 of the World Cup.
Böðvarsson starts at the World Cup22 June 2018
For the first time since 2006, we've had a Royal representing their country at the World Cup!
Nigeria up next for Jón Daði’s countrymen21 June 2018
The first fixture went about as well as Iceland could have possibly hoped… even the most partisan Icelanders wouldn’t have expected more than a point against two-time world champions Argentina!
Iceland’s historic draw marks incredible World Cup start…18 June 2018
Royals striker Jón Daði Böðvarsson was on the bench at the Spartak Stadium on Saturday – one of the best seats in the house to witness Iceland’s spectacular 1-1 draw against a star-studded Argentina...
Böðvarsson and Iceland preparing to meet Messi et al…15 June 2018
History will be made this Saturday as an Iceland squad featuring Jón Daði Böðvarsson play the first World Cup fixture in their history… what better way to start than by meeting two-time winners...
Isco, ter Stegen, Mendy… Böðvarsson! Wearing 2️⃣2️⃣ at the World Cup15 June 2018
Whatever your nationality, we’re sure that all Royals supporters will have a soft spot for Iceland at this summer’s World Cup in Russia, thanks to Jón Daði Böðvarsson’s involvement!
🏆 Take our Royals World Cup quiz!14 June 2018
Several players to have worn the blue and white hoops of Reading have also featured on the biggest stage... at the World Cup!
Two Royals face off in a friendly8 June 2018
Jón Daði Böðvarsson and Iceland finalised their World Cup preparations with a friendly against Ghana on Thursday night, with Böðvarsson facing off against new signing, Andy Yiadom!
Jon Dadi features in Iceland's penultimate World Cup warm-up4 June 2018
Royals striker Jon Dadi Bodvarsson started in Iceland's penultimate warm-up friendly ahead of the start of the World Cup in Russia at the weekend.