Skála ÍF

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Skála ÍF
Club logo
Basic data
Surname Skála Ítróttarfelag
Seat Scale
founding May 15, 1965
Colours orange-black
president Hans Jákup Andreasen
First soccer team
Head coach Eyðun Klakstein
Venue Undir Mýrahjalla
Places 2,000
league Betrideildin
2019 6th place

Skála Ítróttarfelag is a Faroese football club based in Skála on the island of Eysturoy and was founded on May 15, 1965. At times the club also provided a handball team .


For a long time the club played only inferior class. In 2000 the club won the championship in the 3rd Deild , the third division, and thus the promotion to the second division. There Skála was second in the table straight away and qualified for the relegation game against the table penultimate of the 1st Deild (today Betrideildin ), B71 Sandur . After a 0-1 home defeat in the first game, a clear 4-1 win in the second leg made the direct march into the Faroese upper house perfect.

Skála ÍF football field.

Here the club played in the first season of 2002 against relegation, which could be avoided with a point ahead of the relegation place. The following year the season was ended on the relegation place, the table runner-up of the 2nd Deild , TB Tvøroyri , however, could be outclassed 7-0 after a 1-1 draw in the first game on home ground.

In 2004 Skála ÍF finished the championship in third place in the table, a year later the club were runner-up four points behind B36 Tórshavn and were thus able to participate in the UEFA Cup qualifying for the first time in the 2006/07 season . There , however, the club failed at the Norwegian representative IK Start with two defeats. 2008 took place as a Table of the descent into the first Deild . A year the relegation was missed by only one point, so that as penultimate also the descent from the 2nd Deild took place. The promotion to the first division was just as quick as the relegation to the third division. 2010 succeeded as the first place, the direct promotion to the 1st Deild . It finally took until 2013 when the promotion to the first division succeeded in second place. With a ninth place in the following season, Skála ÍF is back in the 1st Deild . There he managed to get back up as first place.


  • Hjørleif Niclasen (1994)
  • RomaniaRomania Eugen Voda (2001)
  • Mathias Davidsen (2002)
  • Hans Jákup Andreasen (2002)
  • Jóhan Nielsen (2003-2006)
  • SerbiaSerbia Dragan Kovacevic (2007)
  • John Petersen (2007-2008)
  • Alexandur Johansen & Bárður Danielsen (2009)
  • Alexandur Johansen & Eliesar Olsen (2010)
  • Eliesar Olsen (2011-2014)
  • Pauli Poulsen (2014-2017)
  • Eyðun Klakstein (2018–)


Skála ÍF (orange) in the game against FC Suðuroy (blue) in 2012.

All players who have played at least ten games for the national team are listed.

The record player in the first division is Pætur Jacobsen with 224 games. Jónhard Frederiksberg and Bogi Gregersen scored the most goals in the Betrideildin with 39 each (as of the end of 2019).

League records

  • Best league placement: 2nd place ( 2005 )
  • Biggest home win: 8-0 against TB Tvøroyri (September 29, 2002)
  • Biggest home defeat: 0: 4 against NSÍ Runavík (September 2, 2002), 1: 5 against NSÍ Runavík (March 23, 2014), 5: 1 against B36 Tórshavn (October 27, 2018)
  • Biggest away win: 5: 1 against VB / Sumba (August 21, 2005), 4: 0 against B68 Toftir (May 20, 2004), 4: 0 against VB / Sumba (August 8, 2006)
  • Biggest away defeat: 7-0 against KÍ Klaksvík (September 14, 2003), 8-1 against HB Tórshavn (March 30, 2008)
  • Most goals scored game: HB Tórshavn – Skála ÍF 8: 1 (March 30, 2008)
  • Eternal table : 12th place

European Cup balance sheet

season competition round opponent total To Back
2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1 round FinlandFinland Tampere United 0: 3 0: 2 (H) 0: 1 (A)
2006/07 Uefa cup 1st qualifying round NorwayNorway IK start 0: 4 0: 1 (H) 0: 3 (A)

Legend: (H) - home game, (A) - away game, (N) - neutral place, (a) - away goal rule , (i. E.) - on penalties , (n. V.) - after extra time

competition Sp. G U V T + T–
Uefa cup 2 0 0 2 0 4th
Intertoto Cup 2 0 0 2 0 3
Total 4th 0 0 4th 0 7th

Women's soccer

In contrast to the men, the women's team from Skála has already won its first titles. After promotion to the 1st Deild in 1989 , the first championship title was won in 1990, and in 1992 the double was achieved with the 2-1 cup win against VB Vágur . Until 1998, when there were zero points in the end, Skála stayed in the top division. They returned briefly in 2000 and 2002, but scored only zero and one point respectively and were each last. From 2008 to 2012 they played regularly in the first division again. For the 2013 season, the club merged with EB / Streymur as EB / Streymur / Skála .

Well-known players

Skála ÍF (orange) in the game against FC Suðuroy (blue) in 2012.

All players who have played ten or more games for the national team are listed.


League records
  • Biggest home win: 10-0 against VB / Sumba (August 31, 2008)
  • Biggest home defeat: 0:13 against VB Vágur (June 4, 2000)
  • Biggest away win: 10-2 against SÍ Sumba (September 15, 1996)
  • Heaviest away defeat: 0:17 against KÍ Klaksvík (20 August 2000)
  • Most goals scored game: KÍ Klaksvík – Skála ÍF 17-0 (August 20, 2000)
  • Eternal table : 4th place


In handball the women were also successful, the championship title could be won twice and the cup once, in 1991 the double was achieved . In the league, however, both men and women no longer participate.


Web links

Commons : Skála ÍF  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. SMS KVINNUR - Vunnin føroyameistaraheitir frá 1943 to 2019 (Faroese)
  2. Kvinnur - Vinnarar hjá kvinnum gjøgnum árini (Faroese)