Heimir Hallgrimsson has stood down as manager of Iceland. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty

Heimir Hallgrimsson has stepped down from his role as Iceland coach in the wake of their historic World Cup finals appearance last month. The FA of I(...)

Iceland’s national team football players and coaching staff celebrate with fans at Ingolfstorg square in the centre of Reykjavik. Photograph: Halldor Kolbein/AFP /Getty Images

Amid the flurry of bodies there was, fleetingly, a moment when Gylfi Sigurdsson just wanted to take it all in. Three hours had passed since full-time(...)

Iceland’s joint manager  Heimir Hallgrimsson: “To be at this stage with Iceland, with the chance to get to a quarter-final, is incredible. We’re full of excitement”

The lives of Iceland’s players will “change forever” if they force their way into the quarter-finals of the European Championship at England’s expense(...)

 Iceland’s Arnor Ingvi Traustason is mobbed by team mates after scoring their historic winner against Austria. Photograph: Reuters

Iceland 2 Austria 1 Iceland, the smallest country to ever grace a major tournament, will face England in the Euro 2016 last-16 after securing a rem(...)

Iceland’s Birkir Bjarnason celebrates after scoring in the Euro 2016 Group F game against Portugal at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters/ Livepic

Portugal 1 Iceland 1 There were five minutes remaining in Saint-Étienne when the old Manchester United team-mates Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo teamed u(...)

Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson will be a key man for Iceland at Euro 2016. Photograph: Getty

Prospects The odds that Iceland have defied to get this far are pretty astonishing but for reasons that are not entirely clear to anybody not livin(...)