Símun Samuelsen

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Símun Samuelsen
FIFA WC-qualification 2014 - Austria vs Faroe Islands 2013-03-22 - Símun Samuelsen 01.jpg
Personal information
Full name Símun Eiler Samuelsen
Date of birth (1985-05-21) 21 May 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Vágur, Faroe Islands
Playing position Second striker
Club information
Current team
HB Tórshavn
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 VB Vágur 20 (3)
2003 GÍ Gøta 26 (5)
2004–2005 VB/Sumba 27 (7)
2005–2007 Keflavik 35 (10)
2007 Notodden FK (loan) 8 (2)
2008–2009 Keflavik 39 (9)
2010– HB Tórshavn 117 (34)
National team
2003– Faroe Islands 44 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 June 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 April 2015

Símun Samuelsen (born 21 May 1985 in Vágur) is a Faroese football striker currently playing for HB Tórshavn after playing in Iceland for some years for Keflavik as a right or left winger but can also play as a second striker.

Club career[edit]

He made his debut in Faroe Islands Premier League Football with VB Vágur in the 2001 season, playing 3 games. After four more seasons at home, Samuelsen moved to Icelandic side Keflavík ÍF and in August 2007 went on loan to Norwegian First Division side Notodden FK. He is currently back playing for HB Tórshavn. On 20 July 2010 he scored a goal for HB Tórshavn in the UEFA Champions League match against FC Red Bull Salzburg, the match was played in Tórshavn.[1] HB Tórshavn lost the first match against FC Red Bull Salzburg 5-0.

International career[edit]

Samuelsen made his debut for the Faroe Islands in an April 2003 friendly match against Kazakhstan. He has collected 44 caps since, and scored one goal.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Faroe Islands' goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 8 October 2005 Ramat Gan Stadium, Tel Aviv, Israel  Israel
2006 WC Qualifying

Individual Honours[edit]


  1. ^ Sportal.fo
  2. ^ Faroe Islands - Record International Players - RSSSF
  3. ^ "Rannvá og Clayton ársins leikarar 2012" (in Faroese). FSF. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Heidi og Fróði ársins leikarar 2013" (in Faroese). FSF. 10 November 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 

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