As one of the famous football stadiums of Iceland, the Laugardalsvöllur is located in Reykjavík, Iceland, with a capacity of 15,000. In 1871, the idea to build a football stadium has come into being, along with some other recreational facilities. For the smaller population of the city at that time, the football stadium was located in the vicinity of Reykjavík, Iceland.
In 1949, a new football stadium was built under the direction of Laugardalsnefnd committee. Some construction work of the football stadium has been completed in 1952, including the sowing of grass. A new stand were built in 1953, with a capacity of 4000. Prior to the official opening of the football stadium, a significant competition between Iceland national football team and Norway were hold at the stadium. After renovation in 2005, the capacity of the stadium has increased to 9,800. The football stadium consists two stands. Several serious renovation schemes have been proposed for the rising of Iceland national football team on the international level.