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Faroe Islands Premier League
2020
Season information
Dates 9 May – 7 November 2020
Winners HB
Relegated Skála ÍF
Argja Bóltfelag
Continental cup qualifiers
Champions League HB
Europa Conference League NSÍ
Season statistics
Matches played 135
Goals scored 451
Top goalscorer Uroš Stojanov
Klæmint Olsen (17 goals)
Biggest home win HB 11–0 AB
(12 August 2020)
Biggest away win EB/Streymur 0–7
(6 August 2020)
Highest scoring HB 11–0 AB
(12 August 2020)
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The 2020 Faroe Islands Premier League (referred to as Betri deildin menn for sponsorship reasons) was the 78th season of top-tier football in the Faroe Islands, and the 16th under the current format.

were the defending champions, having won their 18th Faroese title in the previous season. The season was scheduled to start on 8 March and later postponed to 15 March, because of the outbreak of coronavirus in the Faroe Islands. The season started on 9 May 2020 and ended on 7 November 2020. This was decided after there had been no reported case of COVID-19 in the Faroe Islands from 6 April to 18 April. There has been no deaths due to COVID-19 in the Faroe Islands as of 8 November 2020.

The Norwegian TV2 broadcast matches from the first 12 rounds.

Havnar Bóltfelag (HB) won their 24th championship with 69 points.

Skála was relegated and AB played against B68 Toftir to decide, if AB would be relegated or not. The winner of the match wins the right to play in the top league in the 2021 season. The match was played on 29 November 2020. AB lost the match 2-3 (1-1 after 90 minutes) after prolonged time, and was relegated. B68 won promotion to 2021 Faroe Islands Premier League. Andri Benjaminsen, the 20 year old younger brother of record player of the Faroe Islands national football team Fróði Benjaminsen scored hat trick.

Teams

Last season, there was no relegation, as three backup teams finished in the top three in 1. deild.

Team City Stadium Capacity
Argja Bóltfelag Argir Skansi Arena 2,000
B36 Tórshavn Tórshavn Gundadalur 5,000
EB/Streymur Streymnes Við Margáir 2,000
Havnar Bóltfelag Tórshavn Gundadalur 5,000
Ítróttarfelag Fuglafjarðar Fuglafjørður Í Fløtugerði 3,000
Klaksvíkar Ítróttarfelag Klaksvík Við Djúpumýrar 4,000
NSÍ Runavík Runavík Við Løkin 2,000
Skála ÍF Skála Undir Mýruhjalla 1,500
Tvøroyrar Bóltfelag Tvøroyri Við Stórá 4,000
Víkingur Gøta Norðragøta Sarpugerði 3,000

League table

Template:2020 Faroe Islands Premier League table

See also

  • 2020 Faroe Islands Cup
  • 2020 1. deild
  • 2020 2. deild

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UEFA competitions
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