Odmar Færø

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Odmar Færø
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Odmar Færø (2013)
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-11-01) 1 November 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
B36 Torshavn
Number 5
Youth career
–2005 Westhill Boys Club
2005–2006 Dyce Juniors
2006–2007 Keith
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 B36 Tórshavn[1] 34 (1)
2009 Brøndby IF[1] 0 (0)
2009–2012 B36 Tórshavn[1] 64 (2)
2011–2012Keith (loan) ? (?)
2012–2014 Forfar Athletic 21 (0)
2014–2016 B36 Torshavn 40 (1)
2016 Banks O' Dee 18 (6)
2016– B36 Torshavn 73 (9)
National team
2006–2007 Faroe Islands U19 6 (0)
2007–2010 Faroe Islands U21 7 (0)
2012– Faroe Islands[1] 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 October 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2017

Odmar Færø (born 1 November 1989) is a Faroese footballer, who plays for B36 Tórshavn. Færø has represented the Faroe Islands national football team and previously played for B36 Tórshavn, Keith, Brøndby IF, Forfar Athletic and Banks O' Dee.

Career[edit]

Færø played his youth football in Scotland where his father, ex-Faroese international player Oddmar, worked as a dentist.[2][3][4] He was called up to the Faroe Islands U19 squad in 2006 while still a player at Highland League side, Keith.[5] Færø moved to the Faroe Islands at the age of 17, joining B36 Tórshavn.

Færø returned to Scotland in 2011 to attend Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen on a sports scholarship, and signed for Scottish club Forfar Athletic in August 2012.[6][7] He stayed at Forfar Athletic until June 2014, making 21 appearances. Færø made his full debut for the Faroe Islands against Germany in September 2012, becoming the first Loons player to earn an international cap.

He rejoined B36 in June 2014. Færø spent the early part of 2016 at Scottish Junior side Banks O' Dee and was named their player of the year before returning to B36 in June 2016.[8]

He has played two matches for B36 Tórshavn in the UEFA Champions League (First qualifying round) in July 2012 against Linfield.[9] He then played two matches for B36 again in the 2014–15 Europa League first qualifying round, against Linfield again.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Odmar Færø at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Odmar Faroe". Denis Law's Streetsport - Aberdeen. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Pattullo, Alan (6 September 2003). "Relax Scotland, this won't hurt a bit". The Scotsman. Highbeam. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  4. ^ Allan, Charlie (24 October 2015). "Dee-light as Faroes ace signs on at Spain Park". Evening Express. PressReader. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Youth Update". www.keith-fc.co.uk. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Begg, Katie. "RGU Scholar to Play in World Cup Qualifiers". www.rgu.ac.uk. Robert Gordon University. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Loons sign Faeroe for Faroe". www.scottishfootballleague.com. Scottish Football League. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  8. ^ Douglass, Sean (14 June 2016). "Banks o' Dee centre-back wins player of the year award". Evening Express. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  9. ^ UEFA.com, Odmar Færø

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