Gudni Bergsson

Where is Gudni Bergsson now?

Gudni Bergsson retired from football in 2003 after an eight year spell in the Premier League at Bolton Wanderers and a total of 270 league appearances.

Whilst he was still playing he studied Law and took up the profession upon retirement.

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Bergsson also had a successful TV show in his native Iceland called  “Boltinn með Guðna Bergs”.

In March 2012, Gudni Bergsson was stabbed in the leg after rushing to the aid of a colleague who was being attacked by an assailant but he made a full recovery.




Gudni Bergsson still has links with Bolton Wanderers and is the president of the Former Players Association and he also scouts young Icelandic talent for them too.

Following the Iceland national team’s success at Euro 2016, Bergsson revealed that he had recommended four of their players to Bolton when they were still in the Icelandic youth system but the club weren’t interested at the time.

Bergsson was elected as president of the Football Association of Iceland in February 2017.

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Gudni Bergsson: Premier League Statistics

NationalityIceland
PositionDefender
Appearances135
Goals8
Yellow Cards21
Red Cards1
Premier League Teams Played forBolton Wanderers, Tottenham Hotspur

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com