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The small club reached the Faroe Islands Premier League in 1988, won it unbeaten in 1989 and were relegated in 1990By Josh Butler for These Football TimesTo the south of Streymoy, the largest of the Faroe Islands, and across the narrow strait of Skopunafjordur, lies the quiet islet of Sandoy. Largely bereft of the dramatic cliffs that characterise this rugged archipelago, Sandoy is a land of glittering lakes, sprawling beaches and windswept basalt dunes. Upon this island sits the village of Sandur. It is a restful, charming and whimsical place that is home to fewer than 600 people, most of whom rely on the Faroe Islands’ principal trades of fishing and tourism.Sandur boasts a number of tourist attractions – a 20-year-old church, an art gallery and museum among them. One of its lesser-known curiosities lies two-and-a-half miles north of the village: Inni í Dal, an all-weather football pitch that has been the home of Sandoy’s one football club, B71 Sandoy, for its entire 50-year existence. Continue reading…

The small club reached the Faroe Islands Premier League in 1988, won it unbeaten in 1989 and were relegated in 1990

By Josh Butler for These Football Times

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To the south of Streymoy, the largest of the Faroe Islands, and across the narrow strait of Skopunafjordur, lies the quiet islet of Sandoy. Largely bereft of the dramatic cliffs that characterise this rugged archipelago, Sandoy is a land of glittering lakes, sprawling beaches and windswept basalt dunes. Upon this island sits the village of Sandur. It is a restful, charming and whimsical place that is home to fewer than 600 people, most of whom rely on the Faroe Islands’ principal trades of fishing and tourism.

Sandur boasts a number of tourist attractions – a 20-year-old church, an art gallery and museum among them. One of its lesser-known curiosities lies two-and-a-half miles north of the village: Inni í Dal, an all-weather football pitch that has been the home of Sandoy’s one football club, B71 Sandoy, for its entire 50-year existence.

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