The fixtures for this years Pepsi Deildin were announced by the KSÍ today.
ÍA will start the season with two home games, champions FH are the first team to come to Akranes followed by Valur. The first away fixture will be against KR.
ÍA will end the season at home, with Víkingur Ólafsvík visiting the Norðurálsvöllurinn.
Its expected the first round of games will be played on 30th April and the final fixtures on 30th September. The games have not been given dates yet. The fixtures can be found here.
In an interview on the Icelandic website fotbolti.net, ÍA coach Gunnlaugur Jónsson confirmed that English defender Darren Lough (pictured left) won't return to Iceland this season as he will become a father and doesn't want to leave his family.
Also captain, Ármann Smári Björnsson who suffered a long term injury at the end of last season could return to the team in mid season if he continues to recover.
ÍA started the Fotbolti.net Cup with a heavy defeat to Stjarnan in Kópavogur tonight.
Stjarnan stormed into a 4-0 lead in the first 32 minutes with goals from Guðjón Baldvinsson (4 and 25 mins) and Hólmbert Aron Friðjónsson (23 and 32 mins). Garðar Gunnlaugsson (pictured left) pulled a goal back for ÍA when he scored a 36th minute penalty.
Into the second half and Stjarnan went further ahead, Jóhann Laxdal (65 minutes) and then Jósef Kristinn Jósefsson (70 minutes) made it 6-1. Ragnar Már Lárusson scored for Skagamenn after 72 minutes.
ÍA next game in the Fotbolti.net Cup is against Grindavík on January 21st.
Former Valur goalkeeper Ingvar Þór Kale (pictured left) has signed for ÍA.
It was always expected that a new keeper would be signed after Árni Snær Ólafsson suffered a cruciate ligament injury at the end of last year.
Ingvar brings a wealth of experience, he won the league and the cup whilst with Breiðablik. He has also played at Víkingur Reykjavík and KS.