Walsall player 163,Bjarnólfur Lárusson

Bjarnólfur Lárusson (born 11 March 1976) is a former Icelandic professional footballer who played as a midfielder for Walsall and Scunthorpe United in the Football League.


It may be a long shot, but I have put out a request to Barney on his facebook page, so will hope that he gets back in touch. If he does I will update.

Bjarnólfur Lárusson
Personal information
Full name Bjarnólfur Lárusson
Date of birth 11 March 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Iceland
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1997 ÍBV ? (?)
1997–1998 Hibernian 7 (1)
1998–2000 Walsall 59 (3)
2000–2001 Scunthorpe United 33 (4)
2001–2005 ÍBV 63 (12)
2005–2008 KR 43 (2)
2008–2009 ÍBV 6 (0)
Total 211 (22)
National team
1991 Iceland U17 7 (0)
1993–1994 Iceland U19 11 (5)
1996–1997 Iceland U21 10 (3)



Walsall player 153. Niklas Gunnarsson

Niklas Gunnarsson (born 27 April 1991 in Tønsberg) is a Norwegian footballer, who plays as a defender for the Tippeligaen side Vålerenga. He is known for his trademark long throw ins, good crossing ability and offensive play.
Gunnarsson made his senior debut on 25 March 2012 against Songdal, they lost the game 0-4. He started his career with Pors Greenland moving on to Walsall, but he was released by Walsall because of strained finances (whatever That means, but that is what the Norge wiki site says.surely They would have had to make a payment of some sort, for his contract )
His contract with Odd Greenland, expired after the 2013 season, and in October 2013 he signed a three-year contract with Vålerenga and joined the club in January 2014.


Niklas Gunnarsson
Nationality Norway Norway
Height 188 cm
Weight 81 kg
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Role Defender
Team Hibernian
2011-2013 Odd 48 (3)
2014-2015 Vålerenga 41 (4)
2015  Elfsborg 11 (1)
2016-  Hibernian 10 (2)
2013-2015 Norway Norway U-23 4 (0)
2016- Norway Norway 1 (0)

From Hibernian FC Page.

In Sunday’s match against Alloa, Niklas Gunnarsson made his home debut for Hibernian, following matches away to home against Raith Rovers, Greenock Morton and Heart of Midlothian.

He says that it was good that he got to experience playing at Easter Road Stadium in front of the home fans, who he reserved praise for.

Gunnarsson has enjoyed the backing that the supporters have given the team, both home and away – especially appreciating the rendition of Sunshine on Leith at Easter Road following the Edinburgh Derby victory.

He said: “It was a good feeling to finally play at Easter Road, it’s nice to play at home as you feel that you have all the support from the fans, which I again thought was very, very good. I was very satisfied to play at the home ground.

“I have said on many times that our fans are very, very, good. After the Hearts game when they were singing Sunshine on Leith, it was absolutely brilliant. It was a great feeling and experience for myself.

“Again when we were playing against Alloa, the fans supported us all the time and even when we are not playing so well, they are behind us all the time – that’s good.”

The right-back, who hails from Norway, believes that the match against Morton will be difficult, just like every game in the Ladbrokes Championship has been.

Despite Hibernian being favourites for a majority of matches in which they play, Gunnarsson insists that every game in football is a tough prospect, and is not as straight-forward as people may assume.

He said: “When we play in the league, people expect that we will win every game easily, but in football when a new game comes up it is always difficult. It is difficult to break down teams, especially if they play quite deep.

“This will be our third match against Morton, we have won both the others 1-0 and they have been good playing against us. They are good at defending and they work really hard, they fight for every ball.

“We need to make sure we win the first ball, the second ball and the third ball, and if we do that, we have the quality to win the match.”

Walsall player 150. Dávid Gróf

Dávid Gróf (born 17 April 1989) is a Hungarian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Berliner AK. Gróf started his senior career with Scottish club Hibernian, making one appearance during the 2008–09 season before being released from his contract. He subsequently played in England for Notts County, Tamworth, Mansfield Town and Walsall.
Gróf started his professional career with Hibernian, making his professional debut in their 4–3 defeat by Greenock Mortonin the Scottish League Cup on 26 August 2008.
Later that season, Gróf was convicted of a drink driving offence and was consequently banned from driving for two years. Hibs also disciplined the player, who made a public apology through the club’s website. He was relegated to the status of fourth choice goalkeeper at Hibs after the arrival of Grzegorz Szamotulski during January 2009. Gróf went on trial at West Bromwich Albion, but was released by Hibs towards the end of the 2008–09 season, despite having 18 months left on his contract
Following his release by Hibs, Gróf trained with English League Two side Gillingham, featuring in a reserve team match against Lewes.
Gróf went on trial with League One club Notts County in July 2010. He agreed a deal to sign for the club, subject to medical. On the same day as the deal with Notts County was announced, Gróf played for Tamworth in a friendly match against Aberdeen. He completed the move on 26 July. On 4 August 2010 it was confirmed that Gróf would be joining The Lambs on a one month loan deal in time for the new season Just six days later Gróf was recalled by his parent club.
Gróf signed on loan with Conference National club Mansfield Town on 31 January 2011. Grof played an integral part in Mansfield’s FA Trophy run which saw the Stags lose to Darlington in the final at Wembley on 7 May. Despite not being permitted to play in the final itself, Grof became a hero to the Mansfield fans due to his performances in both the FA Trophy and the Conference National, and appeared before the game against Darlington to a standing ovation from the 15000 strong travelling Mansfield fans.
Despite rave reviews of his performances at Mansfield, Grof was waived by Notts County at the end of the season alongside defender Graeme Lee
Following a trial spell, Gróf signed a one year contract with Football League One side Walsall in July 2011.  Gróf made his full Walsall debut against Bournemouth, keeping a cleen sheet in a 2-0 win, and then made his home debut the following game—a Football League Trophy first round fixture against Shrewsbury Town, which Walsall won 2-1.. On 17 March 2013, Gróf announced that he was moving to France to pursue a career away from the Saddlers, having fallen down the pecking order at Walsall behind a string of successive loan goalkeepers manager Dean Smith had signed due to his poor early season form
On 18 March 2013, Gróf began his trial with Clermont, successfully completing the first part of his medical and training with the first team later that day.
In November 2013, Gróf moved to German side Goslarer SC, where he remained until the end of the season before signing for Berliner AK.
Gróf’s father Attila also played professionally as a goalkeeper, for Vasas Budapest, Újpesti Dózsa, Videoton, Honvéd and Hungary.
Gróf was convicted of a drink driving offence and banned from driving for two years. He was charged with another drink driving offence in April 2009

David Grf

Personal information
Date of birth 17 April 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Budapest Honvéd
Number TBA
Youth career
2006–2008 Hibernian
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Hibernian 0 (0)
2010–2011 Notts County 0 (0)
2010 Tamworth (loan) 0 (0)
2011 Mansfield Town (loan) 13 (0)
2011–2013 Walsall 23 (0)
2013–2014 Goslarer SC 14 (0)
2014–2016 Berliner AK 10 (0)
2016- Budapest Honvéd 0 (0)