Player Details


Dagný Brynjarsdóttir


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5' 11"

Date of Birth

8.10.1991 (32)



Player Category

Career Summary

2019: Appeared in 21 games, earning 17 starts...Logged 1,564 minutes...Tallied one goal...Started and played 90 minutes in the NWSL semifinals against Chicago Red Stars, earning her first career playoff start...Made her 21st appearance of the season on Oct. 12 against Washington...Started seven consecutive matches from Aug. 11-Sept. 29...Scored her first goal of the season on May 11 against Orlando...Earned her first start of the season, logging 67 minutes against Sky Blue FC on April 28...Returned to the field for the first time for Thorns FC since 2017 against Orlando on April 14. 

2017: Appeared in 11 matches (6 starts), logging 512 minutes and recording one assist during the regular season...Appeared in both NWSL playoff matches as a substitute, playing 23 minutes in the NWSL semifinal match against Orlando on Oct. 7 and logging 36 minutes in the NWSL Championship match on Oct. 14 against the North Carolina Courage...Tallied her first assist of the season on the road against Chicago on Aug. 12...Returned to the starting lineup, following the 2017 EUROs, starting and logging 75 minutes against Houston on Aug. 5...Started for a second straight match, logging 90 minutes against Seattle on July 1...Earned her first start of the season, playing 67 minutes against FC Kansas City on June 28. 

2016: Appeared in 17 matches (12 starts), tallying five goals and one assist...Made her NWSL and Thorns FC debut, starting and playing 90 minutes as she tallied her first career goal against Orlando on April 17...Tallied her second NWSL goal, the game-winner, in the 79th minute against Boston on May 1...Started nine consecutive matches (April 17-June 17)...Scored the game-tying goal, her third of the season, against Orlando on June 26, entering the match as a late-game substitute...Notched a goal for a second straight match, her fourth of the season, against Sky Blue FC on July 2...Tallied her first assist of the season on July 9 against FC Kansas City...Recorded the game-winning goal as a second-half sub against Western NY on Sept. 11...Logged 50 minutes as a substitute in the NWSL Semifinal against Western New York, registering an assist.

2015: Appeared in 21 matches for UMF Selfoss in Iceland across all competitions, tallying 12 goals...Signed with Bayern Munich In January, scoring two goals in nine matches.

2014: Tallied  nine goals in 14 appearances in her first season with UMF Selfoss.

2013: Played in 10 matches with Icelandic club Valur, tallying a pair of goals.

2012: Scored eight goals in 16 matches for Valur.

2011: Tallied four goals in 15 appearances with Valur.

2010: Played in 17 matches across all competitions for Valur, tallying nine goals.

2009: Made 21 appearances across all competitions for Valur, tallying six goals.

2008: Played in 11 games across all competitions for Valur.

2007: In her first season for Valur appeared in six games and scored one goal. 2006: Played for 12 games for Aegir in Iceland, scoring three goals.

Has earned 85 caps and tallied 25 goals with the Iceland Women’s National Team since making her debut in 2010.

2019: Scored in a 2021 EURO qualifying match against Latvia on Oct. 8...Started matches against Hungary (Aug. 29) and Slovakia (Sept. 2) in 2021 EURO qualifiers, tallying a goal against Hungary...Returned to the field for Iceland for the first time since the birth of her son, making three appearances at the Algarve Cup. 

2017: Has started all three matches in 2019 World Cup qualifying group play for Iceland, tallying three goals and one assist...Recorded a brace and an assist in 3-2 upset win over Germany on Oct. 20...Started the first two matches of group play at the 2017 EUROs, logging an assist in a 2-1 loss to Switzerland.

2016: Guided Iceland to a berth in the 2017 European Championships, scoring four goals in five games during EURO qualifiers, including a brace against Slovenia on Sept. 16...Helped guide Iceland to a third-place finish at the Algarve Cup, tallying the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win against Belgium on March 2.

2015: Appeared in nine matches, including three group games in EURO 2017 qualifying matches...Tallied a brace in a 6-0 win against Slovenia in EURO qualifying on Oct. 26...Scored a goal in Iceland’s 2-0 win over Belarus in the opening group game of EURO qualifying.

2014: Tallied seven goals in eight games for Iceland during FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying matches...Scored a brace in a 9-1 win over Serbia on Sept. 17 and a 8-0 win over Malta on April 10 in the qualification tournament for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

2013: Appeared in 13 matches...Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over The Netherlands, helping Iceland advance to the quarterfinal round of EURO 2013 for the first time in history.

2012: Played in six matches, including five matches in qualifiers for EURO 2013...Scored a goal in the second leg of a 3-2 playoff win against Ukraine during EURO 2013 qualifiers on Oct. 25...Added a goal in a 10-0 win against Bulgaria on June 21 in EURO qualifying.

2011: Appeared in eight matches...Tallied a goal in a 2-0 win against Northern Ireland on Oct. 26 in 2013 EURO qualifying - her first international goal.

2010: Made her senior national team debut, earning a start against the United States at the Algarve Cup on Feb. 24.

College (Florida State)
The runner-up for the MAC Hermann Trophy...Led Florida State to a NCAA Championship...Tallied 16 goals and six assists in 23 games...Earned NSCAA first-team All-American honors, ACC Offensive Player of the Year accolades, first team All-ACC and ACC Tournament MVP recognition.

2013: Started 23 matches, leading Florida State to the Women’s College Cup Final, falling to UCLA 1-0...Named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List...Led the team in points (33), goals (14), shots (74), shots on goal (37) and game-winning goals (7)...Recorded four multi-goal games, including in back-to-back NCAA Tournament games against Mississippi and Colorado.

2012: Appeared in 18 matches, making 17 starts...Scored nine goals, including five game winners, and added nine assists...Scored the game-winning goal in the first round of the  NCAA Tournament against Mississippi Valley State and assisted on the game-winning goal in the quarterfinals against Notre Dame...Named first team all-region and second team All-ACC.

2011: Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team, appearing in 21 matches (20 starts)...Tallied five goals and three assists...Started all five NCAA Tournament games and scored two goals.