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FC Suðuroy

FC Suðuroy
Full name FC Suðuroy
Founded January 1, 2010
Ground Vesturi á Eiðinum Stadium
Vágur, Faroe Islands
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Faroe Islands Julius Vest Joensen
Manager Faroe Islands Jón Johannesen
League Faroe Islands 1. deild
2013 10th (Effodeildin, 2012)
Home colours
Away colours

FC Suðuroy is a Faroese Football club, which was founded in January 2010 and consists currently of the former clubs VB Vágur (founded in 1905) and SÍ Sumba (founded in 1949), which merged in 2005 to form VB/Sumba. FC Suðuroy has invited the other two football clubs from Suðuroy, TB Tvøroyri and Royn from Hvalba to join the new football club, but until now those two football clubs from the northern part of the island Suðuroy have not accepted to merge with FC Suðuroy. FC Suðuroy's first team in the men's championship competes in the Vodafonedeildin in 2012. The first team plays their home games at the Vesturi á Eiðinum Stadium in Vágur. Other teams play their home games at either Vesturi á Eiðinum Stadium in Vágur or at the Krossi Stadium in Sumba.

Effodeildin - Faroe Islands Premier League

VB/Sumba played in 1. deild (1. division, which is the second tier) in 2009 and won the division. FC Suðuroy therefore played their first season in the Faroe Islands Premier League, which was called Vodafonedeildin from 2009-2011. FC Suðuroy played their first league match on 1 April 2010 against the champions HB Tórshavn. The result was 4-4.[1] FC Suðuroy didn't make it in Vodafonedeildin, they were relegated and played in 1. deild in 2011. They won the division with 70 points[2] and were promoted to Effodeildin along with TB Tvøroyri, which is a club from the same island, Suðuroy.

Current squad


As of December 10, 2012

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Faroe Islands GK Rani N. Johannessen
1 Faroe Islands GK Kári Jacobsen
3 Faroe Islands DF Mortan úr Hørg
6 Faroe Islands MF Brandur Suðuroy
7 Faroe Islands DF Poul N. Poulsen
8 Faroe Islands FW Heri Kjærbo
9 Faroe Islands MF Palli Augustinussen (captain)
10 Faroe Islands FW Jón Krosslá Poulsen
11 Faroe Islands DF Eyðstein í Lágabø
13 Faroe Islands DF Suni úr Hørg
15 Faroe Islands MF Ingi Poulsen
16 Faroe Islands DF Jón Áki Jacobsen
No. Position Player
19 Faroe Islands DF Kári í Lágabø
20 Faroe Islands FW John Tordar Poulsen
Faroe Islands DF Salmundur Bech
Faroe Islands DF Dánjal Godtfred
Faroe Islands MF Eiler Brattalíð
Faroe Islands FW Búi Egilson
Faroe Islands DF Teitur Krosslá Mortensen
Faroe Islands FW Tóki Krosslá Mortensen
Faroe Islands DF Martin Erlingsson
Faroe Islands MF Eyðfinn Joensen
Faroe Islands DF Teitur Tausen



Notable former players for VB Vágur and VB/Sumba

Players who have played for national teams or for fully pro clubs.


Managers of FC Suðuroy

  • Faroe Islands Jón Pauli Olsen (2010–11)
  • Faroe Islands Pól F. Joensen (2011–22 May 12)
  • Faroe Islands Tórður Wiberg Holm, Faroe Islands Bogi Mortensen and Iceland Egill Steinþórsson (interim) (22 May 2012–29 May 12)
  • Slovenia Saša Kolman (29 May 2012–31 October 2012)
  • Faroe Islands Jón Johannesen (13 November 2012–)

Chairmen of FC Suðuroy

Top Scorers for FC Suðuroy, VB Vágur and VB/Sumba

  • Faroe Islands Jón Krosslá Poulsen has scored 59 goals until now (23 Sep. 2010)[3][4][5][6][7][8]
  • Iceland Egill Steintórsson has scored 55 goals
  • Faroe Islands Jan Allan Müller has scored 53 goals [9]
  • Faroe Islands Birgir Jørgensen has scored 53 goals
  • Faroe Islands Jón Pauli Olsen has scored 52 goals
  • Faroe Islands Pól Thorsteinsson has scored 50 goals [10]
  • Faroe Islands Dan Djurhuus has scored 42 goals.[11][12][13]

References

  • Sportal.fo (Faroese) Article about the new goal keeper from Slovenia.
  • Kringvarp.fo (Faroese) VB/Sumba becomes FC Suðuroy.
  • Kringvarp.fo (Faroese) Article about the new logo.
  • Pól Thorsteinsson.
  • Kringvarp.fo (Faroese) Article about FC Suðuroy and how they will manage in Vodafonedeildin.
  • Kringvarp.fo (Faroese) Article about the manager Jón Pauli Olsen.
  • Sudurras.com (Faroese) Article about new foreign football players to FC Suðuroy.
  • vflnet.com Logo of FC Suðuroy
  • Dimmalætting, Fótfimi from March 19, 2010.
  • Soccerandequipment.com"FC Suðuroy - formerly VB/Sumba".

External links

  • FC Suðuroy's official website.
  • Faroese Football Association's Website
  • FC Suðuroy on Facebook.
  • Visitsuduroy.fo, Tourist Information about Suðuroy.
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