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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But if the Faroes can show the ability that helped earn those wins against Greece then they should prove victorious and at 13-10 they make the most appeal.
The 42-times capped Lafferty, who scored the equaliser in a frustrating 1-1 draw with the Faroes in a Euro 2012 qualifier in Toftir in 2010, said: "They have beaten Greece twice and we know they'll be well organised and will work hard for each other.
Greece nearly scored in the first half as Nikos Karelis's shot was blocked on the line and Kostas Mitroglou hit the woodwork just before the Faroes scored on the break when Hansson turned in Solvi Vatnhamar's cross.
"We are focused on the Faroes game and trying to get three points.
In addition to the Faroe Islands and the EU, this includes Iceland, Norway and the Russian Federation.a"The EU is a major trading power while the Faroe Islands is very small indeed, with an economy and income heavily dependent upon fisheries, which is ensured by the export of fish products.
SNP MP Angus MacNeil said: "In the Faroe Islands, the price of diesel is 94p a litre, which is 50 pence a litre cheaper than in the Western Isles.
Scottish Tory MEP Struan Stevenson, attending a fisheries conference in the Faroe Islands, warned of job cuts and a catastrophe for mackerel stocks.
Catching young fulmars in the Faroes was prohibited in 1938.
Scotland captain Paul Lambert says under-fire manager Berti Vogts cannot be held responsible for Saturday's failure in the Faroes.
Kurtzke not only assembled unique sets of data on MS in the Faroes, he has also been involved in dozens of studies since then focused on triggering suspects.
That said, Sweden's first three games are at home to Kazakhstan, away to the Faroes and away to Germany so they, too, will hope to have at least six points, if not more, from their opening ties.
SCOTLAND have a perfect record at home to the Faroes, even marking their biggest win in close to half a century against the little islanders.
A native of the Faroes, he studied for an export degree in both the Faroes and Denmark before spending time with a salmon processor and on boats fishing the sustainable stocks around the clear waters of the Faroe islands.
No one has scored more than twice against the Faroes in this campaign with Vogts focus solely on picking up three points.