FC Suðuroy

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FC Suðuroy
Fcsuduroy logo.png
Full nameFC Suðuroy
Founded2005; as VB/Sumba
2010; as FC Suðuroy
GroundVesturi á Eiðinum Stadium
Vágur, Faroe Islands
ChairmanJulius Vest Joensen
ManagerPalli Augustinussen league = 1. deild
2015Effodeildin, 9th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website

FC Suðuroy is a Faroese Football club, which was founded in January 2010 and consists currently of the former clubs VB (founded in 1905) and (founded in 1949), which merged in 2005 to form VB/Sumba. FC Suðuroy's first team in the men's championship competes in the 1. deild in 2014. All teams play their home games at the Vesturi á Eiðinum Stadium in Vágur. The FC Suðuroy logo was designed by the photographer Rógvi Nolsøe Johansen in 2010, the same year he won the competition to design a logo for the club.

After the end of the 2016 season it was decided on 15 December 2016 that the three clubs of the island Suðuroy, which are TB Tvøroyri, FC Suðuroy and Royn Hvalba would merge into a new club for the 2017 season.[1] The merger will not be complete until 2018 and the name will be all three names together for the 2017 season: TB/FC Suðuroy/Royn.[2] The three clubs have not been dissolved yet, they continue separately for the children's and women's teams. In 2017 it will only be the men's teams which will play for the new cooperation. In Faroese the new team is referred to as Suðuroyarliðið (the Suðuroy-team).[3] The first head coach for the Suðuroy-team is glen ståhl.[4]


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.[5] 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[6] and were promoted to Effodeildin along with TB Tvøroyri, which is a club from the same island, Suðuroy.



Current squad[edit]

FC Suðuroy vs B68 Toftir in Effodeildin on 21 April 2012.
FC Suðuroy vs Skála ÍF in the 2012 Faroe Islands Cup

As of 3 April 2016

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

No. Position Player
1 Faroe Islands GK Ólavur Ludvig
16 Faroe Islands GK Kári Jacobsen
22 Faroe Islands GK John Jacobsen
2 Faroe Islands MF Jonn Marni Lindenskov
3 Faroe Islands DF Tóki Krosslá Mortensen
5 Faroe Islands DF Dánjal Godtfred
6 Faroe Islands MF Gutti Kristiansen

8 Faroe Islands FW Heri Kjærbo (Captain)
9 Faroe Islands FW Búi Egilson
10 Faroe Islands FW Ari Krosslá Poulsen
11 Faroe Islands MF Eiler Brattalíð
12 Faroe Islands MF Jón Áki Jacobsen
15 Faroe Islands FW Rani Johansen
17 Faroe Islands FW Teitur Krosslá Mortensen
19 Faroe Islands MF John Villy Leo

FC Suðuroy – B68 Toftir, Vodafonedeildin April 2010, result: 3–1 to FC Suðuroy

Notable former players for VB Vágur, Sumba/VB, and VB/Sumba[edit]

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

Female football 2012: FC Suðuroy vs. Skála ÍF.
Two FC Suðuroy players: Jón Krosslá Poulsen and Mamuka Toronjadze and one B68 Toftir player on 2 October 2010. FC Suðuroy won the match 2–1.

Managers of FC Suðuroy[edit]

  • Faroe Islands Jón Pauli Olsen (2010–11)
  • Faroe Islands Pól F. Joensen (2011 – May 22, 2012)
  • Faroe Islands Tórður Wiberg Holm, Faroe Islands Bogi Mortensen and Iceland Egill Steinþórsson (interim) (May 22, 2012 – May 29, 2012)
  • Slovenia Saša Kolman (May 29, 2012 – Oct 31, 2012)
  • Faroe Islands Jón Johannesen (13 Nov 2012– 22 July 2014)[7]
  • Faroe Islands Jón Pauli Olsen (1 August 2014 – )[8]

Chairmen of FC Suðuroy[edit]

Top Scorers for FC Suðuroy, VB Vágur, Sumba/VB, and VB/Sumba[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ósá, Jákup (15 December 2016). "Nú verður eitt felagslið í Suðuroynni í Effodeildini". Norðlýsið. Archived from the original on 2017-02-27. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  2. ^ "TB/FC Suðuroy/Royn". Eurosport. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  3. ^ Petersen, Niels (12 February 2017). "Suðuroyarliðið spældi søguligan dyst leygardagin". Portal.fo. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  4. ^ Ósá, Jákup (3 February 2017). "Norsk innrás í TB/FC Suðuroy/Royn" (in Faroese). Norðlýsið. Archived from the original on 2017-02-27. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  5. ^ Sudurras1.com[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ FaroeSoccer.com (choose 2011)
  7. ^ Olsen, André (22 July 2014). "Feðgar rýma úr FC Suðuroy" (in Faroese). in.fo. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  8. ^ Olsen, André (1 August 2015). "Her er nýggi venjarin hjá FC Suðuroy" (in Faroese). in.fo. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  9. ^ Sudurras1.com[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ Sudurras.fo[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ Sudurras.fo[permanent dead link]
  12. ^ Sudurras.fo[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ FaroeSoccer.com, Jón Krosslá Poulsen
  14. ^ Sportal.fo
  15. ^ Sudurras1.com[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ Sudurras.fo Archived August 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  17. ^ Sudurras1.com[permanent dead link]
  18. ^ Sudurras1.com Archived October 2, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  19. ^ Sportal.fo

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