Faroe Islands

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Synonyms for Faroe Islands

a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands

a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands

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I'm sure if we were to play the Faroe Isles, we would comfortably beat them.
Midfielder Aron Gunnarsson (pictured right) was Iceland's captain in their last match, against France, and he could face flying back to the UK from Reykjavic after a friendly against the Faroe Isles.
30pm (all friendlies); N Ireland v Faroe Isles Euro 2012 qualifier SS1 7.
Barring a last minute change of policy by FIFA, Wales will be ranked in pot six for the first time in their history - usurped by the Faroe Isles who have moved into pot five.
FED-UP Scottish motorists could become "petrol tourists" - to the remote Faroe Isles.
In 1971 Graham went to the Faroe Isles to study pilot whales and dolphins' behaviour and several months later travelled to the Falklands.
The critics are always moaning that we play too much football, so how about booting out the no-hopers of Andorra, the Faroe Isles and San Marino and reducing the fixtures.
I am out of contract with the Faroe Isles on November 30 and, although they want to extend my contract, I have a few other options from other clubs and countries.
Matt let everybody down by flattening the Faroe Isles bloke.
Webb, from Wootton Street in Bedworth, has already represented England three times, against Holland, Ireland and the Faroe Isles.
Many football observers thought he was finished after an ill-fated stint with Greece, which ended in humiliating circumstances as the Euro 2004 winners were beaten by the Faroe Isles.
Several rounds of negotiations have taken place between the EU, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Isles, who jointly manage the north-east Atlantic mackerel fishery.
But they could also pull a group of Norway, as top seeds, Slovakia, Belarus, Northern Ireland and the Faroe Isles.
If you take the Faroe Isles, Estonia, Andorra and Luxembourg, you're not going to tell me that's a high standard.