Orkney representative football team

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Orkney
Association Orkney Amateur Football Association
Head coach Andrew Corsie and Brian Firth
Home stadium The Pickaquoy Centre, formerly Bignold Park
First colours
Second colours
First international
Orkney Orkney 2 – 3  Shetland
(1919)
Biggest win
Orkney Orkney 7 – 1  Shetland
(30 June 1972)
Biggest defeat
 Jersey 12 – 0 Orkney Orkney
(8 July 2001)

The Orkney football team is the representative football team for the islands of Orkney, Scotland. They are not affiliated with FIFA or UEFA. The team regularly competes in the Island Games and has a strong rivalry with the representative teams of Shetland and Caithness.[1][2]

Tournament records[edit]

Island Games record[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GF GA GD
Isle of Man 2001 11th Place Match 12th 4 0 0 4 2 20 −18
Guernsey 2003 7th Place Match 8th 5 1 0 4 5 30 −25
Shetland 2005 9th Place Match 9th 5 1 0 4 7 12 −5
Total 3/10 14 2 0 12 14 62 −48

Selected Internationals opponents[edit]

(Last update: November 2008)

Opponents Matches Win Draw Loss GF GA
 Alderney 1 1 0 0 3 1
 Ynys Môn 1 0 0 1 0 2
 Gibraltar 2 0 0 2 1 9
 Greenland 1 0 0 1 1 2
 Guernsey 2 0 0 2 0 13
 Rhodes 1 0 0 1 1 6
 Faroe Islands 5 2 1 2 10 10
 Western Isles 1 0 0 1 4 5
 Falkland Islands 2 1 0 1 3 4
 Jersey 1 0 0 1 0 12
 Saare County 1 0 0 1 1 2
 Shetland 86 32 4 50 156 207

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Inter-county football cancelled after Caithness no-show". The Orcadian. 16 July 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Shields, Tom (22 July 2007). "Island Fling: Tom Shields investigates the very special rivalry between Orkney and Shetland". The Sunday Herald (Glasgow: Scottish Media Group). 

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