B36 Tórshavn

B36 Tórshavn

Football club infobox
clubname = B36 Tórshavn

fullname = FC B36 Tórshavn
nickname = B36
founded = 1936
ground = Gundadalur Stadium
Tórshavn, Faroes
capacity = 5,000 | chairman = Sjúrður Norðbúð
manager = Heðin Askham
league = Premier League
season = 2007
position = 3rd

B36 Tórshavn (B36 means Bóltfelagið 1936 "Ball Club 1936") or F.C. Tórshavn is a Faroese football team, playing in the capital, Tórshavn. They play at Gundadalur Stadium in Tórshavn.


*Faroe Islands Premier League Football (9):
** 1946, 1948, 1950, 1959, 1962,1991,1997, 2001, 2006
*Faroe Islands Cup (6):
** 1965, 1991,1997,2001, 2003, 2005. Runners up 9 times.
*Faroe Islands Super Cup (1):
** 2006The team has reached the second qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League in 2006/07 after defeating Birkirkara FC of Malta 5-2 on aggregate and eliminated in third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League, losing both matches to Fenerbahçe 4-0 and 5-0.In 2005/2006 the team reached the second round in the UEFA Cup after defeating ÍBV Vestmannaeyar of Iceland 3-2 on aggregate. In the second round they narrowly lost to Danish Superliga-club FC Midtjylland (1-2 away and 2-2 at home).


B36 was founded 28. March by Niels A. Eidesgaard. In fact B36 Tórshavn started to play football matches in 1935, but got officially founded in 1936. B36 has an arch rival, that team is also the neighbours called HB Tórshavn, which was founded in 1904, and hence the first team in Tórshavn. But the rivalry has a limit, when B36 Tórshavn were going to publish an official book in 1997, they used HB Tórshavns book as the main source. B36 Tórshavns first documents got lost, that's why HB Tórshavns book had to be used.When B36 was founded, they battled with rivals HB Tórshavn, for the rights for Gundadalur Stadium, but the teams played a lot of matches against each other that year.B36 Tórshavn had a hard time by getting accepted by the main newspaper in the Faroe Islands, but after half a year B36 Tórshavn had achieved some good results, that resulted in that journalists had no other option but to accept B36 Tórshavn.Today, B36 Tórshavn is one of the two biggest football clubs in the Faroe Islands. B36 Tórshavn also has a big youth department, producing one of the biggest talents in faroese football.


There have been some matches that will live long in the memory of the B36 Tórshavn fans.
*2005: This match was called the ultimate battle for Tórshavn, cause the winner would be the champion in the Faroe Islands, B36 Tórshavn came from behind in this match and became the champions with a 2-1 victory over HB Tórshavn.
*2006: On a very sunny day in July, there was a battle for Tórshavn that will always be in the memory of the B36 Tórshavn fans, it was in this day that B36 beat rivals HB Tórshavn 6-0.

= Current squad = "As of March 8, 2008

"Players in bold are current Faroese Internationals."

Fs start Fs player|no=16|name=Meinhard Joensen|nat=FRO|pos=GK

UEFA club competition record

External links

* [http://www.fcb36.org/ Official website]
* [http://www.whitetigers.fo White Tigers fan club]

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