Pól Thorsteinsson

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Pól Thorsteinsson
Pol Thorsteinsson Faroese Football Player.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-11-17) 17 November 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Vágur, Faroe Islands
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1994 VB 100 (23)
1995 Sumba/VB 20 (4)
1996 OB ? (?)
1996–1997 VB 13 (10)
1998–1999 B36 Tórshavn 35 (0)
2000 Valur 18 (?)
2001 B36 Tórshavn 12 (1)
2002 NSÍ 15 (0)
2003–05 B36 Tórshavn 57 (0)
2006–07 NSÍ 41 (0)
2008–09 VB/Sumba 48 (13)
2010–2014 FC Suðuroy 11 (0)
2010–2014 FC Suðuroy II 36 (11)
National team
1997–2004 Faroe Islands 37 [1] (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 November 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 November 2012

Pól Thorsteinsson (born 17 November 1973 in Vágur, Suðuroy) is a retired Faroese football player. He has been spent most of his career in the Faroe Islands, while he had brief stints in Iceland and Denmark. At the end of his career Pól Thorsteinsson played with VB/Sumba, who won the Faroese 1. division; in 2010 they changed their name to FC Suðuroy, and the team will be playing in the best division Vodafonedeildin, but Pól Thorsteinsson decided to end his football career at the end of the 2009 season.[2] He has been capped for the Faroe Islands at senior level.

Football career[edit]

International Football Career[edit]

Pól Thorsteinsson has played 37 matches with the Faroe Islands national football team in the period 1997 to 2004. He played as a defender.[3]

Club career[edit]

Faroe Islands Cup - Løgmanssteypið[edit]

Pól Thorsteinsson has won the Løgmanssteypið, the Faroe Islands Cup, three times: 2001 with B36, 2002 with NSÍ and 2003 with B36.

Winner of The National Faroese Championship[edit]

Three times Thorsteinsson has won the National Championship: 2001 and 2005 with B36 and 2007 with NSÍ.

Top Scorer for VB Vágur[edit]

In 2009 Thorsteinsson scored his 50th goal for VB/Sumba (prior to 2005 it was just called VB, since 1 Jan 2010 the team is called FC Suðuroy). He was top scorer for this team in 1993 (6 goals), 1994 (12 goals) and 1997 (10 goals).[5]

Board Member of FC Suðuroy[edit]

Thorsteinsson has stopped playing football in the best division; he played with VB/Sumba in the first division in 2009 and they won the division. The team changed its name from January 1, 2010, now it is called FC Suðuroy and in 2010 it will play in the best division in Faroese football, which currently (2010) is called Vodafonedeildin. Thorsteinsson is chief financial officer for FC Suðuroy. Chairman for FC Suðuroy is Bjarni Johansen.[6]


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