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Where Are They Now? Siggi Eyjolfsson

By Bescot Banter @BescotBanter
Joining from Icelandic side Íþróttabandalag Akraness, Siggi Eyjolfsson had a short but successful time with Walsall, despite only playing twenty-three league games he secured his place in the clubs history books by scoring the third goal in the team's 3-1 win over Oldham Athletic on May 1st 1999, securing Walsall's promotion to Football League Division One. 
Following his departure in 2000 Siggi went on to play for Chester City, Koninklijke Racing Club Harelbeke, KR Reykjavík and finally returned to Íþróttabandalag Akraness before he succumbed to injury and retired in 2006.
Following a spell as Technical Director and Coach Education Director for the Icelandic FA, Siggi is currently Head Coach of the Iceland Women's National Football Team and led them UEFA Women's Euro 2009, the first time they've reached a major international tournament.

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