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FC Suðuroy
FC Suðuroy's Logo
Full name FC Suðuroy
Founded January 1, 2010
Ground Vesturi á Eiðinum Stadium
Vágur, Faroes
(Capacity: 3,000)
Chairman Faroe Islands Bjarni Johansen
Manager Faroe Islands Jón Pauli Olsen
League Faroe Islands Vodafonedeildin
2009 1st (1. Deild)
Home colours
Away colours

FC Suðuroy is a Faroese Football Association, which was founded in January 2010 and consists currently of the former VB Vágur (founded in 1905) and Sumba (founded in 1949), which merged in 2005 to VB/Sumba. FC Suðuroy has invited TB Tvøroyri and Royn from Hvalba to join the new football club, but until now those two football clubs from the northern part of the island Suðuroy have not accepted to merge with FC Suðuroy. FC Suðuroy's best team, Vodafonedeildin, will play their home games Vesturi á Eiðinum Stadium in Vágur. Other teams can play their home games either on Vesturi á Eiðinum Stadium in Vágur or on Krossi Stadium in Sumba.

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Vodafonedeildin - Faroe Islands Premier League

VB/Sumba played in 1. deild (1. division, which is the second best) in 2009 and won the division. In 2010 FC Suðuroy therefore will be playing in Faroe Islands Premier League, which is called Vodafonedeildin.

Current squad

As of March 8 2010

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

No. Position Player
1 Faroe Islands MF Arthur Tausen
3 Faroe Islands DF Karl Lisberg
5 Faroe Islands DF Heini Vatnsdal
6 Faroe Islands DF Teitur Tausen
8 Faroe Islands MF Martin Tausen
9 Faroe Islands MF Palli Augustinussen
10 Faroe Islands FW Jón Krosslá Poulsen
11 Faroe Islands FW Sonne D. Kjærbo
12 Faroe Islands DF Heini Bech
13 Faroe Islands DF Suni úr Hørg
No. Position Player
14 Faroe Islands MF Dan Djurhuus
15 Faroe Islands MF Tóki Brattalíð
16 Faroe Islands GK Rani Nolsøe Johannessen
17 Faroe Islands MF Henning Joensen
Faroe Islands DF Hallur Poulsen
Faroe Islands FW John Poulsen
Nigeria FW Obi Charles
Slovenia GK Stanislav Kuzma
24 Faroe Islands DF Kári í Lágabø


For recent transfers, see List of Faroese football transfers Winter 2008-09

Almost the same Team as VB/Sumba in 2009

FC Suðuroy will almost have the same team when they play their first season as the former VB/Sumba had when they won 1. Division in 2009. The well known defender Pól Thorsteinsson, who has played 37 matches for the Faroe Islands national football team,[1] stopped playing football on high level in 2009 after winning 1. division with VB/Sumba.[2] FC Suðuroy will have three football players from other countries in 2010. One of them is the goal keeper Stanislav Kuzma from Slovenia, the other two are both from Africa, Obi Charles is an attacker/striker from Nigeria, the other one is a defender from Ghana, he has not arrived yet (3 March 2010).[3]

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