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TB Tvøroyri

Tvøroyrar Bóltfelag
Full name Tvøroyrar Bóltfelag
Nickname(s) TB Tvøroyri
Founded 13 May 1892
Ground Við Stórá Stadium
Trongisvágur, Tvøroyri Municipality
Ground Capacity 4.000
Chairman Andre Dalfoss
Manager Páll Guðlaugsson
League Effodeildin
2013 9th (relegated)
Home colours
Away colours

Tvøroyrar Bóltfelag is a Faroese football club from Tvøroyri, currently playing in the Effodeildin, the top tier of Faroese football.

TB Tvøroyri is the oldest football club in the Faroe Islands and also one of the oldest in Denmark where the islands officially belong to.

Honours

Current squad



As of 28 March 2013.

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 Serbia GK Ivan Stojković
2 Faroe Islands MF Teitur Justinussen
3 Faroe Islands DF Eirikur Magnusarson
5 Senegal DF Babacar Ndiour
6 Senegal MF Ndende Adama Guéye
8 Faroe Islands MF Martin Tausen
9 Faroe Islands MF Ragnar Tausen
10 Faroe Islands MF Rógvi Joensen
11 Faroe Islands FW Aron Sørensen
12 Faroe Islands FW Benjamin Petersen
No. Position Player
13 Faroe Islands DF Óli Johannesen
14 Faroe Islands MF Hjalti Vestergaard
15 Faroe Islands DF Teitur Olsen
16 Faroe Islands GK Hugin Albinus
17 Faroe Islands FW Poul Ingason
18 Faroe Islands MF Dan Mortensen
20 Faroe Islands FW Hanus Mortensen
20 Faroe Islands MF Jón Magnusarson
32 England MF Nicky Deverdics

The home fields in Sevmýri and við Stórá

TB Tvøroyri used to play their home matches on Sevmýri Stadium, which is located in the eastern part of the town, near Froðba. But in 2011 the football field there was in such a bad shape, that the Faroe Islands Football Association could not allow any adult teams to play there. TB Tvøroyri therefore arranged with one of the neighbour villages, Hvalba, that they would play their matches there in 2011. On 17 November 2011 they started to built a new football stadium in Trongisvágur, just west of the sports hall, the place is called við Stórá (which means By Grand River).[1] They worked very hard to get the new home field ready for the clubs 120 years anniversary on 13 May 2012[2] and they made it. The new football field was ready in mid April, but it was not recognized for matches in the men's best division for the match against B36 Tórshavn as they had hoped for, the reason for this was that there were no seats yet, and the minimum demand for seats is 300. TB therefore played their home match against B36 Tórshavn in Vágur on 15 April 2012.[3] They worked hard in order to get at least 300 seats around the football field, and that work finished on the Faroese flagday on 25 April 2012. Two days later on 27 April 2012 TB's new football field við Stórá was finally approved for matches in the men's best division. The football field officially opened on 29 April 2012. There was an opening ceremony just before TB played against ÍF Fuglafjørður, at the ceremony there were speeches by Andre Dalfoss, president of TB Tvøroyri and by Jens Johannesen, Chairman of Cultural Affairs of Tvøroyri Municipality and there was music by Tvøroyri Brass Band (Tvøroyrar Hornorkestur). Just a few minutes before the match started one of the former players of TB Tvøroyri Mr. Kristian Olsen, who at this time was 88 years old, got the honour to kick the first ball. TB Tvøroyri won this first match 1-0, the goal was scored by the Serbian player Dmitrije Janković.[4]

Notable former players

Former TB-players who have played for the Faroe Islands national football team:

  • Faroe Islands Pól F. Joensen
  • Faroe Islands Jón Johannesen
  • Faroe Islands Jens Erik Rasmussen
  • Faroe Islands Gilli Sørensen

Managers

Chairmen

  • André Dalfoss (October 2009-)
  • Jóhan Petur Olgarsson (-Oct. 2009)

References

  • FaroeSoccer.com
  • footballzz.co.uk
  • Sudurras1.com

External links

  • Official Website
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