2018 Faroe Islands Premier League

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Betri deildin menn
Season2018
Dates11 March – 27 October
ChampionsHavnar Bóltfelag
Champions LeagueHavnar Bóltfelag
Europa LeagueB36 Tórshavn
NSÍ Runavík
KÍ Klaksvík
Matches played135
Goals scored400 (2.96 per match)
Top goalscorerAdrian Justinussen (20 goals)
Biggest home winNSÍ 6–0 AB (R13)
NSÍ 7–1 07 Vestur (R24)
Biggest away win07 Vestur 0–5 NSÍ (R11)
Highest scoringNSÍ 7–1 07 Vestur (R24)
2017
2019
All statistics correct as of 27 October 2018.

The 2018 Faroe Islands Premier League (also known as Betri deildin menn for sponsorship reasons) was the 76th season of top-tier football in the Faroe Islands. Víkingur Gøta were the defending champions, having won their second Faroese title in the previous season. The season started in 11 March and ended on 27 October.

Teams[edit]

The champions of the 2017 1. deild, AB Argir will be replacing ÍF who ended up last in the 2017 Faroe Islands Premier League.

Team City Stadium Capacity
Argja Bóltfelag Argir Skansi Arena 2,000
07 Vestur Sørvágur á Dungasandi 500
B36 Tórshavn Tórshavn Gundadalur 5,000
EB/Streymur Streymnes Við Margáir 2,000
HB Tórshavn Gundadalur 5,000
Klaksvík Við Djúpumýrar 4,000
NSÍ Runavík Runavík Við Løkin 2,000
Skála Skála Undir Mýruhjalla 1,500
TB/FC Suðuroy/Royn Trongisvágur Við Stórá 4,000
Víkingur Gøta Norðragøta Sarpugerði 3,000

Source: Scoresway

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Havnar Bóltfelag (C) 27 24 1 2 58 18 +40 73 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 NSÍ Runavík 27 17 4 6 64 25 +39 55 Qualification for the Europa League preliminary round[a]
3 B36 Tórshavn 27 16 5 6 58 33 +25 53
4 KÍ Klaksvík 27 16 3 8 48 25 +23 51
5 Víkingur Gøta 27 11 6 10 39 37 +2 39
6 Skála ÍF 27 8 5 14 31 42 −11 29
7 TB/FC Suðuroy/Royn 27 8 4 15 27 42 −15 28
8 EB/Streymur 27 4 9 14 30 53 −23 21
9 Argja Bóltfelag 27 5 3 19 16 55 −39 18
10 07 Vestur (R) 27 5 2 20 30 71 −41 17 Relegation to 1. deild[b]
Updated to match(es) played on 27 October 2018. Source: Faroe Soccer (in Faroese), Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored.[1]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ B36 Tórshavn qualified for the Europa League premilinary qualifying round by winning the 2018 Faroe Islands Cup.
  2. ^ Argja Bóltfelag avoided relegation because B68 finished fourth in 1. deild.

Positions by round[edit]

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627
HB965432221111111111111111111
NSÍ133223335444334333333444322
B36744764442223443545544323243
211111113332222222222232434
Víkingur456645554555555454455555555
Skála8107577776666776667776666666
TB/FCS/Royn1078889998888888888887777777
EB/Streymur322356667777667776668888888
AB5899988899999999991010109101010109
07 Vestur591010101010101010101010101010101099910999910

Results[edit]

Each team plays three times (either twice at home and once away or once at home and twice away) against every other team for a total of 27 matches each.

Top goalscorers[edit]

As of 27 October 2018
Player Club Goals
Faroe Islands Adrian Justinussen HB 20
Faroe Islands Klæmint Olsen NSÍ 13
Faroe Islands Meinhard Olsen B36
Estonia Kaimar Saag B36 11
Faroe Islands Árni Frederiksberg NSÍ
Denmark Sonny Jakobsen 07 Vestur
Faroe Islands Brian Jacobsen Skála 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meistaradeildin: Season rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 18 August 2018.