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  1. (n) a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands
  2. (n) a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands


  • Soccer-Ibrahimovic double helps Sweden stumble to win over Faroes

    By Philip O'Connor STOCKHOLM, June 11 (Reuters) - Two goals from captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped stuttering Sweden to an unconvincing 2-0 win over the Faroe Islands in their Group C World Cup qualifier in Stockholm on Tuesday. Sweden had no shortage of possession but struggled to penetrate the massed ranks of the Faroese defence, with the home side taking over 20 minutes to register an effort ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "I thought the Faroes were great in the second half. They really gave us problems," said McLeish. "You could see that those players have worked extremely hard the whole season and they now deserve a rest."
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Alex McLeish Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "As soon as I stretched for that header I felt it go," said Miller. "The way it feels right now I think it would take a miracle to make the Faroes game."
    on May 27, 2007 By: Kenny Miller Source: Scotsman

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