The Faroese Footballer of the Year is an annual award chosen by a national newspaper, Sosialurin , to determine the best player in the Faroe Islands.
|1999||John Petersen||B36 Tórshavn|
|2000||Rúni Nolsøe||HB Tórshavn|
|2001||Fróði Benjaminsen||B68 Toftir|
|2002||Andrew av Fløtum||HB Tórshavn|
|2003||Pól Thorsteinsson||B36 Tórshavn|
|2005||Jákup Mikkelsen||B36 Tórshavn|
|2006||Jákup á Borg||HB Tórshavn|
|2007||Nenad Stanković||NSÍ Runavík|
|2009||Fróði Benjaminsen||HB Tórshavn|
|2010||Fróði Benjaminsen||HB Tórshavn|
|2011||Łukasz Cieślewicz||B36 Tórshavn|
|2013||Fróði Benjaminsen||HB Tórshavn|
|2014||Adeshina Lawal||B36 Tórshavn|
|2015||Łukasz Cieślewicz||B36 Tórshavn|
|2018||Adrian Justinussen||HB Tórshavn|
|2020||Petur Knudsen||NSÍ Runavík|
B36 Tórshavn is a Faroese semi professional football club based in the capital of Tórshavn, playing in the Faroe Islands Premier League, the top tier of Faroese football. B36 Tórshavn has always played its home games in Gundadalur. Originally all Faroese football teams played on gravel grounds, but starting in the late 1980s the grounds were changed into second generation artificial turf. All the artificial pitches have been changed into third generation artificial turf, approved by FIFA.
Havnar Bóltfelag (HB) is a Faroese football club. It is one of the oldest and most successful football clubs in the Faroe Islands. The club was founded in 1904, and is based in the capital, Tórshavn. Home matches are played at the Gundadalur and they compete in the Faroe Islands Premier League. Havnar Bóltfelag is Faroese for Harbour Football Club, with Havn coming from the name of the town of Tórshavn.
The Faroe Islands national football team, represents the Faroe Islands in association football and is controlled by the Faroe Islands Football Association. The Faroe Islands became a member of FIFA in 1988 and UEFA in 1990 and is the fourth smallest UEFA country by population.
Toftir is a village in Nes Municipality on the island of Eysturoy, in the Faroe Islands. It is part of a chain of villages stretching over a distance of 10 kilometres on the east side of Skálafjørður (fjord) on Eysturoy island. The highest hill in Toftir, called Húkslond, is 129 metres high, and Nes Municipality is the only area in the Faroes which has no mountains above 200 metres.
EB/Streymur is a Faroese semi-professional football club based in Streymnes and Eiði. The club was founded in 1993, as result of the merger between EB and Streymur. They have won the Faroe Islands Premier League twice and the Faroe Islands Cup four times.
Jákup Nolsøe Mikkelsen is a Faroese former football goalkeeper who last played for ÍF Fuglafjørður. He made 522 league appearances in representing six clubs in a career spanning 25 years, also representing his country at international level.
Jákup á Borg is a Faroese football manager and former footballer He last played for Faroe Islands Premier League team B36 Tórshavn where he now is manager.
Tvøroyrar Bóltfelag is a Faroese football club from Tvøroyri, currently playing in the Betrideildin, the top tier of Faroese football. TB Tvøroyri is the oldest football club in the Faroe Islands, and also one of the oldest in the Danish Realm, in which the Faroe Islands are a self-governing country.
In 1998, 1. deild was the top tier league in Faroe Islands football.
Hans Fróði á Toftanesi is a retired football player who played 26 games for Faroe Islands. In 2018 he was sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for having instigated woman to commit 41 sexual assaults against her four-year-old son.
Fróði Benjaminsen is a Faroese international footballer who plays as a defender or midfielder for Skála ÍF. Benjaminsen previously played for HB Tórshavn, B68 Toftir, Fram Reykjavík and B36 Tórshavn. He has appeared a record number of times for the Faroe Islands, and captained the national team since 2008. In 2015, he retired from the national team, but continued to play for HB Tórshavn in 2016. On 16 August 2016, Benjaminsen came out of international retirement, and was included in the Faroe Islands squad against Hungary in the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification.
2010 Faroe Islands Premier League, also known as Vodafonedeildin for sponsoring reasons, was the sixty-eighth season of top-tier football on the Faroe Islands. It began on 31 March 2010 with a match between NSÍ Runavík and ÍF Fuglafjørður and ended on 23 October 2010. HB Tórshavn were the defending champions, having won their 20th league championship last season.
The Faroe Islands Super Cup is a football competition contested between the Faroe Islands Premier League champions and the winners of the Faroe Islands Cup from the previous season.
The Faroe Islands national football team represents the Faroe Islands in association football and is controlled by the Faroe Islands Football Association (FSF), the governing body of the sport in the country. It competes as a member of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), which encompasses the countries of Europe. Organised football has been played in the country since the 19th century; Tvøroyrar Bóltfelag was its first club, founded in 1892. Initially, clubs played friendlies to determine the winner of an unofficial championship, with matches being contested home and away, depending on the weather and the state of the generally uneven grass pitches. The Faroe Islands Sports Association was formed in 1939, and three years later a national league was created. Cup competitions were introduced in 1955 before the FSF was founded on 13 January 1979.
2013 Faroe Islands Premier League was the seventy-first season of top-tier football on the Faroe Islands. For sponsorship reasons, it is known as Effodeildin. EB/Streymur were the defending champions.
2014 Faroe Islands Premier League was the seventy-second season of top-tier football on the Faroe Islands. For sponsorship reasons, it was known as Effodeildin. Havnar Bóltfelag were the defending champions.
2015 Faroe Islands Premier League was the 73rd season of top-tier football on the Faroe Islands. For sponsorship reasons, it was known as Effodeildin. B36 Tórshavn were the defending champions, having won their tenth Faroese title last season.
Heðin á Lakjuni is a former Faroese international footballer, who played as a full-back and a winger for four Faroese clubs in the top tier. Lakjuni started his career with KÍ Klaksvík and had spells with B36 Tórshavn, HB Tórshavn, and NSÍ Runavík. He has won the Faroe Islands Premier League 3 times, and the Faroe Islands Cup 4 times. Since April 2015 he holds the record for most league appearances with 417 matches in the Faroe Islands Premier League. He scored 100 goals in the Faroe Islands Premier League.
Łukasz Cieślewicz is a Polish footballer, who plays as a forward for Víkingur Gøta in the Faroe Islands Premier League. Prior to that he was at Danish clubs Brøndby, and Hvidovre. Cieślewicz has won the Faroe Islands Premier League three times, and he has been named its best player twice.
The 2020 Faroe Islands Premier League was the 78th season of top-tier football in the Faroe Islands, and the 16th under the current format.