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B68 Toftir is a Faroese football club, playing in the village of Toftir in Effodeildin.

B68 Toftir
B68 Toftir logo.svg
Full nameTofta Ítróttarfelag, B68
Founded21 December 1962
GroundSvangaskard
Toftir, Faroes
Capacity6.000
ChairmanNiclas Davidsen
ManagerPáll Guðlaugsson
LeaguePremier League
20184 th (1. deild)

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HistoryEdit

After being promoted to the 1. deild (now called Effodeildin) in 1980, they won the league 3 times: in 1984, 1985, and 1992. In 2004 they were relegated. 2005 saw them bounce back to the top flight, coming first in the second division, but they were again relegated from the Premier Division at end of the 2006 season. In 2007 they easily won the second division, and were promoted.

In the 2008 season they came 6th out of 10 in the Premier League. In the 2009 season, they finished in 4th place. In 2010 they finished as number 7 in Effodeildin, and in 2011 they finished as number 6.

In 2012, B68 Toftir ended as number 9 in Effodeildin and were relegated: they only needed to score one more goal against TB Tvøroyri in the final round to stay up. They won the match 4–1, but it was not enough. They played in 1. deild in 2013.

AchievementsEdit

 
Jóhan Dávur Højgaard (in red) from B68 Toftir in a match in Vodafonedeildin in 2010 against FC Suðuroy.
 
Christian Høgni Jacobsen and other B68 Toftir players against FC Suðuroy in September 2012.
 
B68 Toftir players in 2012.

B68 Toftir in EuropeEdit

Season Competition Round Opponent Result
1993–94 Champions League Q   Croatia Zagreb 0–5, 0–6
1996 Intertoto Cup 1   LASK Linz 0–4
  Apollon Limassol 1–4
  Werder Bremen 0–2
  Djurgården 1–5
2001 Intertoto Cup 1   Lokeren 2–4, 0–0
2002 Intertoto Cup 1   St. Gallen 1–5, 0–6
2004–05 UEFA Cup 1Q   Ventspils 0–3, 0–8

Current squadEdit

StaffEdit

ChairmenEdit

  • Betuel Hansen (1962–?)
  • Johan Hammer
  • Dánjal Eli Højgaard
  • Johan Hammer
  • Dánjal Eli Højgaard
  • Johan Hammer
  • Marius Danielsen
  • Jóannes á Líðarenda
  • Janus Jensen (1978–79)
  • Haldur Gaardbo (1979–82)
  • Niclas Davidsen (1982–07)
  • Jógvan Højgaard (2007–13)
  • Beinta Mikkelsen (2013–14)
  • Niclas Davidsen (2014–)

ManagersEdit

See alsoEdit

 
B68 vs. TB Tvøroyri in the final round of Effodeildin. Both teams struggled in order not to get relegated. B68 won the match 4–1, but it was not enough, the needed to win with 4 goals. This photo is from the one of the final minutes, where even the goal keeper of B68 is trying to make a goal.

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