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December 31, 2006: December Round-Up:
In the midst of the silly season regarding Faroese soccer, there's not much to report except a couple of transfers and a more noticeable signing with Manchester City.

November 30, 2006: November Round-Up:
Transfers, retirements and other news about the 2007 Formula Division preparations.

November 13, 2006: Player of the Year Awards 2006:
On Sunday it was revealed that Jákup á Borg of HB Tórshavn had been voted as the 2006 Player of the Year.

October 31, 2006: October Round-Up:
Transfers and other news about the 2007 Formula Division preparations.

October 21, 2006: Round 27 of the Formula Division:
HB Tórshavn win the championship title as they score in the 89th minute and take advantage of EB/Streymur's loss to KÍ Klaksvík, who score the winner in the 83rd minute. ÍF Fuglafjørður and B68 Toftir are relegated.

October 15 & 17, 2006: Round 26 of the Formula Division:
Rógvi Jacobsen's stoppage time winner for HB Tórshavn keeps the title undecided until the last match of the season. And in the relagation battle, VB/Sumba beat NSÍ Runavík to move up to 8th place.

October 14, 2006: The Cup Final:
B36 Tórshavn beat KÍ Klaksvík 2-1 to clinch the 2006 Cup title.

October 11, 2006: UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifier, Group B:
France need only 36 seconds to score against the Faroe Islands.

October 07, 2006: UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifier, Group B:
Faroe Islands beaten by Lithuania's 89th minute winner.

October 01, 2006: Round 25 of the Formula Division:
HB Tórshavn beat VB/Sumba to cut EB/Streymur's lead in the table to only 2 points, as EB/Streymur lose to GÍ Gøta.

September 27, 2006: The Cup Competition:
B36 Tórshavn qualify for the final after beating EB/Streymur on penalties. KÍ is the other finalist, after beating Skála 2-0 on the night and 5-0 on aggregate.

September 24, 2006: Round 24 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur can only draw against B68 Toftir and as HB Tórshavn win over B36 Tórshavn, HB close the gab to 5 points, with 3 matches remaining.

September 20, 2006: The Cup Competition:
Narrow 1-0 victory to EB/Streymur over B36 Tórshavn in the first leg of the Cup semifinal. KÍ Klaksvík all but secure their place in the final with a comprehensive 3-0 victory away to Skála.

September 17, 2006: Round 23 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur close in on title as B36 Tórshavn lose to ÍF Fuglafjørður. HB Tórshavn move up to 2nd after beating KÍ Klaksvík 5-1.

September 10 and 11, 2006: Round 22 of the Formula Division:
No changes in the top, as all the top teams win.

September 8, 2006, Formula Division:
ÍF Fuglafjørður – GÍ Gøta to be replayed because ÍF had 12 players on the field!

September 02, 2006: UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifier, Group B:
The Faroe Islands receive their second tennis-egg in succession, as they lose 6-0 to Scotland.

August 27, 2006: Round 21 of the Formula Division:
HB's title-hopes end with uninspired draw against Skála. And if this was about Formula One, the headline would probably read: "only a puncture can now stop EB/Streymur from winning the title", as they win 4-1 over NSÍ Runavík. But B36 Tórshavn still hang in there.

August 26, 2006: The Cup Competition:
HB reinstated to the Cup!

August 20 and 21, 2006: Round 20 of the Formula Division:
HB Tórshavn beat NSÍ Runavík to close in on EB/Streymur who lose to B36 Tórshavn.

August 16, 2006: UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifier, Group B:
The Faroe Islands are downed 6-0 by Georgia in a lackluster display at home.

August 12, 2006: Round 19 of the Formula Division:
NSÍ Runavík in hot pursuit of leaders EB/Streymur who draw against HB Tórshavn.

August 05 and 08, 2006: Round 18 of the Formula Division:
Spectacular save from goalkeeper Bárður Johannesen denies ÍF Fuglafjørður the equalizer against HB Tórshavn, who win 3-1 in the end. But EB/Streymur are odds on favourites to clinch the title after beating KÍ Klaksvík 4-1 on Saturday

August 05, 2006: The Cup Competition:
Competition Commission reaches same verdict again: HB out!

Aug. 1st, 2006, UEFA Champions League, 2nd qualifying round, 2nd leg:
Unnecessary big loss for B36 Tórshavn after holding Fenerbahce for 43 minutes.

July 27, 2006, UEFA Cup, 1st qualifying round, 2nd leg:
GÍ Gøta rue 2-minute blackout as they lose 2-0 to Ventspils. Start Kristiansand finishes off Skála with an easy 3-0 victory.

July 26, 2006, UEFA Champions League, 2nd qualifying round, 1st leg:
B36 get away from Istanbul with a "decent" result.

July 24, 2006: The Cup Competition:
The Sports Federation's Tribunal Rules: Do it Once Again, Please!

July 19, 2006, UEFA Champions League, 1st qualifying round, 2nd leg:
A 2-2 draw is enough for B36 to set up a lucrative tie with Turkish side Fenerbahce in the second qualifying round of UEFA Champions League.

June 29; July 12 & 16, 2006: Round 17 of the Formula Division:
HB Tórshavn score the winner over B68 Toftir deep into stoppage time. The game between EB/Streymur and ÍF this evening was called off 10 minutes into the second half because of strong wind. Hat-trick for Christian Lundberg as KÍ Klaksvík beat GÍ Gøta 4-1 in the match brought forward from July 16 in round 17.

July 13, 2006, UEFA Cup, 1st qualifying round, 1st leg:
GÍ Gøta get ok-result away to Latvian side FK Ventspils. Skála get acceptable result after disastrous start against Norwegian Start Kristiansand.

July 11, 2006, UEFA Champions League, 1st qualifying round, 1st leg:
B36 Tórshavn win 3-0 away to Maltese champions Birkirkara FC.

July 09, 2006: Round 16 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur open up a 5 point-gap.

July 05, 2006: European Cup Preview:
Over the coming weeks, B36 Tórshavn, GÍ Gøta and Skála will be occupied with European soccer. – In addition to these 3 clubs, HB Tórshavn have already played its matches in the Intertoto Cup.

July 01 - 03, 2006: Round 15 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur put 8 goals behind B68 Toftir to recapture the top spot in the table. HB Tórshavn totally collapse as B36 Tórshavn win 6-0! VB/Sumba win another key-match as they beat fellow strugglers ÍF Fuglafjørður.

June 29; July 12 & 16, 2006: Round 17 of the Formula Division:
Hat-trick for Christian Lundberg as KÍ Klaksvík beat GÍ Gøta 4-1 in the match brought forward from July 16 in round 17.

June 28, 2006: The Cup Competition:
HB not buried yet – Court rules in favor of HB.

June 27, 2006: The Cup Competition:
HB lose their appeal – but don't give up yet.

June 21 - 25, 2006: Round 14 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur and GÍ Gøta are still one and two in the table, as they both draw against Skála and NSÍ Runavík, respectively. 3-3 thriller between arch-rivals, KÍ Klaksvík and HB Tórshavn.

June 24, 2006, UEFA Intertoto Cup, first round, second leg:
Owngoal Spoils HB Tórshavn's Intertoto Dream.

June 18, 2006, UEFA Intertoto Cup, first round, first leg:
Rasmus Nolsøe's free-kick earns HB Tórshavn an away-draw against FC Dinaburg from Latvia in the InterToto Cup.

June 14 - 18, 2006: Round 13 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur is back on the top of the table. GÍ Gøta beat HB Tórshavn.

June 11, 2006: Round 12 of the Formula Division:
10 men HB Tórshavn beat Skála and take the lead in the table, as EB/Streymur lose to NSÍ Runavík. KÍ suffered a shock defeat to B68 Toftir and B36, incredibly, could only draw with VB/Sumba.

June 05 - 06, 2006: Round 11 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur retain their lead with a 2-1 win over B36 Tórshavn. HB Tórshavn climb up to 3rd after beating NSÍ Runavík 2-1.

June 01, 2006: The Cup Competition:
The Soccer Association wins round 3 of the legal match vs. HB Tórshavn: HB is out of the Cup.

Faroese Bogi Petersen goes to the World Cup:
6 year old Bogi Petersen from the Faroe Islands to be a mascot in the Soccer World Cup in Germany 2006.

May 27 - 28, 2006: Round 10 of the Formula Division:
HB threw away a 2 goal lead and a possible 1st spot in the table in a frantic game against table-toppers, EB/Streymur. KÍ lose for the first time this season, as B36 beat them with an odd goal on Saturday evening.

May 25, 2006: The Cup Competition 2006 - Quarter Finals:
KÍ Klaksvík win in extra time to go through to the semi finals. B36 Tórshavn and Skála also qualify for the semi finals with 1-0 victories over B68 Toftir and NSÍ Runavík, respectively. See all the results and goal scorers from the quarter finals.

May 24, 2006: The Cup Competition:
Back at square one – HB not reinstated to the Cup yet, after all.

May 22, 2006: HB Tórshavn reinstated to the Cup competition
HB Tórshavn win their appeal and play EB/Streymur in the quarter final of the Cup competition on Thursday.

May 21, 2006: Round 09 of the Formula Division:
HB move up to second position after beating B68 Toftir.

May 19, 2006: Faroese Bogi Petersen goes to the World Cup:
6 year old Bogi Petersen from the Faroe Islands to be a mascot in the Soccer World Cup in Germany 2006.

May 14, 2006: Faroe Islands National Team:
Poland beat an inexperienced Faroe Islands team 4-0 in Wronki, Poland.

May 10-11, 2006: Round 08 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur hold on to their lead on the table after drawing against KÍ Klaksvík, who equalized with a man in deficit, after Paul Clapson received his second red card this season. HB Tórshavn close the gap on leaders EB/Streymur to only 3 points.

May 07, 2006: Round 07 of the Formula Division:
KÍ Klaksvík rob HB Tórshavn of victory in injury-time. EB/Streymur stay on top after drawing with B36. VB/sumba come back from 2 goals down to beat B68 Toftir and lift themselves to 7th position.

May 03, 2006: Faroe Islands National Team:
Faroe Islands coach picks new and inexperienced team for Poland friendly.

May 02, 2006: The Cup Competition:
The Soccer Association's executive committee has expelled HB Tórshavn from the cup, for having used a player who did not have a valid player certificate.

April 30, 2006: Round 06 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur is back on top after beating Skála. KÍ Klaksvík also leapfrog B36 and take second spot by demolishing B68 Toftir. VB/sumba get their first points by beating ÍF Fuglafjørður who are now rank bottom.

April 29, 2006: Atlantic Cup 2006:
B36 Tórshavn beat FH Hafnafjørður after penalties and win the Atlantic Cup 2006.

April 26, 2006: Round 06 of the Formula Division:
HB Tórshavn narrow the gap to leaders B36 Tórshavn to 3 points with a dramatic 2-0 victory in the Tórshavn derby.

April 23, 2006: Round 05 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur lose their 100 % record with a loss to NSÍ Runavík and stay 1 point behind B36 who won yesterday.

April 22, 2006: Round 05 of the Formula Division:
B36 Tórshavn claim 1st position on the table as they get the winner against B68 Toftir 10 minutes from time.

April 21, 2006: Ingi Højsted Returns to B36 Tórshavn:
Ingi Højsted, 20, who signed a contract with Premier League club, Birmingham City, in November 2005, is back with B36 Tórshavn in the Faroe Islands.

April 17, 2006: Round 04 of the Formula Division:
Samuelsen brothers make sure EB/Streymur keep their 100% record intact with another late winner in the top match against GÍ Gøta.

April 13, 2006: Round 03 of the Formula Division:
EB/Streymur keep their 100% record with last gasp goals and take 1st spot on the table as B36 Tórshavn draw with KÍ Klaksvík.

April 11, 2006: Faroe Islands play friendly vs. Poland in May
The Faroe Islands will play a friendly game against Poland on May 14, 2006 in Wronki, Poland.

April 08, 2006: Round 02 of the Formula Division:
HB Tórshavn lose to EB/Streymur, who take first spot on the table alongside B36 Tórshavn.

April 08, 2006: Euro 2008 Match Schedule:
Faroe Islands' attempt to move the Euro 2008 match against Ukraine from March 2007 to August ends unsuccessful.

April 02, 2006: Round 01 of the Formula Division:
HB Tórshavn on top of the table after the 1st round of the 2006 Formula Division, but last year's champions, B36 Tórshavn also start their campaign with a victory over last season's runners up, Skála.

March 31, 2006: Formula Division 2006 Preview:
The Faroe Islands soccer league 2006, the Formula Division, gets underway on Sunday, April 2. But who is the favorite to claim the title this season and who will be relegated?

March 25, 2006: The Cup Competition 2006:
No surprises in the second round of the cup competition, as all the teams from the Formula Division go through to the quarterfinals, although Skála struggles against AB Argir. See all the results and goal scorers from the second round.

March 19, 2006: The Cup Competition 2006:
The first round of the Cup competition 2006 was played on Saturday. See all the results and goals scorers.

March 09, 2006: UEFA Makes Euro 08 Fixtures Schedule Draw:
After the seven teams in Group B could not agree on a match schedule for the Euro 08 tournament, a draw was made at UEFA headquarters in Nyon today.

March 02, 2006: Euro 08 Fixtures Schedule:
UEFA gives Group B one more week to settle EURO 08 fixtures-schedule disagreement.

February 28, 2006: February Round-Up:
National team on training camp in Florida and other Faroese soccer news.

January 31, 2006: January Round-Up:
Cup draw, Transfers, Signings, Retirements and other News.

January 27, 2006: Euro 2008 Qualifying Draw:
The Faroe Islands were handed one of the toughest groups when they drew France, Italy, Ukraine, Scotland, Lithuania and Georgia in group B in the qualification tournament for the European championship in Austria and Switzerland in 2008.


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