Island Games


A multi-sports event organised by the International Island Games Association (IGA). There are now 23 members: ┼land, Alderney, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fr°ya, Gibraltar, Gotland, Greenland, Guernsey, Hitra, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Jersey, Orkney, Prince Edward Island, Rhodos, Saaremaa, Saint Helena, Sark, Shetland, Ynys M˘n (Anglesey).

Not all members compete in the football tournament. The Faroe Islands participated until 1991. The tournament is of importance for the members who have an independant football association, but do not compete in regular international football: ┼land, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Shetland and to lesser extent Saint Helena.


Overview

1985 at Isle of Man: five-a-side youth tournament
  
1987 no football tournament
  
1989 at Faroe Islands:
1. Faroe Islands
2. Ynys M˘n
3. ┼land 
4. Greenland
Final: none (round robin tournament)

1991 at ┼land:
1. Faroe Islands
2. Ynys M˘n
3. Jersey
4. ┼land 
Final: Faroe Islands 2-0 Ynys M˘n
  
1993 at Isle of Wight:
1. Jersey
2. Isle of Man
3. ┼land
4. Greenland
Final: Jersey 5-1 Isle of Man

1995 at Gibraltar:
1. Isle of Wight
2. Gibraltar
3. Jersey
4. Greenland
Final: Isle of Wight 1-0 Gibraltar

1997 at Jersey:
1. Jersey
2. Ynys M˘n
3. Isle of Wight
4. Guernsey 
Final: Jersey 1-0 Ynys M˘n

1999 at Gotland:
1. Ynys M˘n 
2. Isle of Man
3. Isle of Wight
4. Jersey 
Final: Ynys M˘n 1-0 Isle of Man   

2001 at Isle of Man:
1. Guernsey
2. Ynys M˘n 
3. Jersey 
4. Isle of Wight
Final: Guernsey 0-0 Ynys M˘n [3-1 pen?]

2003 at Guernsey:
1. Guernsey
2. Isle of Man
3. Jersey 
4. Isle of Wight
Final: Guernsey 3-1 Isle of Man

2005 at Shetland:
1. Shetland
2. Guernsey
3. Western Isles
4. Isle of Man
Final: Shetland 2-0 Guernsey

2007 at Rhodos:
1. Gibraltar
2. Rhodos
3. Western Isles
4. Bermuda
Final: Gibralter 4-0 Rhodos

2009 at ┼land:
1. Jersey
2. ┼land
3. Guernsey
4. Isle of Man
Final: Jersey 2-1 ┼land

2011 at Isle of Wight:
1. Isle of Wight
2. Guernsey
3. Jersey
4. ┼land
Final: Isle of Wight 4-2 Guernsey [aet]

2013 at Bermuda:
1. Bermuda
2. Greenland
3. Falkland Islands
4. Fr°ya 
Final: Bermuda 1-0 Greenland

2015 at Jersey:
1. Guernsey
2. Isle of Man
3. Minorca
4. Shetland
Final: Guernsey 3ľ0 Isle of Man

2017 at Gotland:
1. Isle of Man
2. Greenland
3. Guernsey
4. Minorca
Final: Isle of Man 6-0 Greenland 

2019 at Ynys M˘n (Inter-Games):
1. Ynys M˘n 
2. Guernsey
3. Isle of Man
4. Shetland
Final: Ynys M˘n 2ľ1 Guernsey

2023 at Guernsey
1. Jersey
2. Ynys M˘n
3. Isle of Wight
4. Bermuda U23
Final: Jersey 5-2 Ynys M˘n


Number of Wins (17 - includes 2019)

 4 Jersey

 3 Guernsey

 2 Faroe Islands
   Isle of Wight
   Ynys M˘n 

 1 Bermuda
   Gibraltar
   Isle of Man
   Shetland

Summary Places 1-4

                1st 2nd 3rd 4th

Jersey           4       5   1
Guernsey         3   3   2   1
Ynys M˘n         2   5
Isle of Wight    2       3   2
Faroe Islands    2
Isle of Man      1   4   1   2
Gibraltar        1   1
Shetland         1           2
Bermuda          1           2
Greenland            2       3
┼land                1   2   2
Rhodos               1
Western Isles            2
Minorca                  1   1
Falkland Isl.            1
Fr°ya                        1

Men's All-Time Table:
                         P  W  D  L   F   A   GD     %
 1.Faroe Islands         8  8  0  0  33   6  +27 100.0
 2.Jersey               62 49  5  8 169  52 +117  83.0
 3.Guernsey             59 37 10 12 154  67  +87  71.2
 4.Rhodos               21 13  2  6  41  23  +18  66.7
 5.Ynys M˘n             66 36 11 19 121  96  +25  62.9
 6.Isle of Wight        49 27  7 15 115  61  +54  62.2
 7.Bermuda              13  8  0  5  36  12  +24  61.5
 8.Isle of Man          53 30  4 19 162  81  +81  60.4
 9.Menorca              25 11  6  8  56  32  +24  56.0
10.Gibraltar            43 21  4 18 106  56  +50  53.5
11.Gozo                  4  2  0  2   4   2   +2  50.0
12.┼land                50 21  7 22  77  86   -9  49.0
13.Shetland             56 22  7 27  99 109  -10  45.5
14.Western Isles        32 13  3 16  48  73  -25  45.3
15.Gotland              30 11  4 15  81  58  +23  43.3
16.Greenland            65 23  8 34 137 136   +1  41.5
17.Orkney               26  6  1 19  30  85  -55  25.0
18.Hitra                19  4  1 14  24  82  -58  23.7
19.Fr°ya                34  7  2 25  58 132  -74  23.5
20.Saaremaa             35  5  5 25  41  89  -48  21.4
21.Falkland Islands     33  6  1 26  31 121  -90  19.7
22.Alderney             20  3  0 17  16  80  -64  15.0
23.Saint Helena          7  0  0  7   4  34  -30   0.0
24.Sark                  4  0  0  4   0  70  -70   0.0



Women's Tournament

2001 at Isle of Man:
1. Faroe Islands
2. ┼land
3. Jersey 
4. Isle of Man
Final: Faroe Islands 5-4 ┼land [aet]

2003 at Guernsey:
1. Faroe Islands
2. Gotland
3. Jersey 
4. Guernsey
Final: Faroe Islands 5-2 Gotland

2005 at Shetland:
1. Faroe Islands
2. ┼land
3. Bermuda 
4. Isle of Man
NB: no final, played as round robin; decisive match:
    Faroe Islands 3-1 ┼land

2007 at Rhodos:
1. ┼land
2. Prince Edward Island
3. Bermuda 
4. Isle of Man
Final: ┼land 3-0 Prince Edward Island

2009 at ┼land:
1. ┼land
2. Gotland
3. Isle of Man
4. Isle of Wight
Final: ┼land 2-0 Gotland

2011 at Isle of Wight:
1. ┼land
2. Isle of Man
3. Greenland
4. Western Isles
Final: ┼land 5-1 Isle of Man

2013 at Bermuda:
1. Bermuda
2. Greenland
3. Hitra
NB: only 3 entrants
Final: Bermuda 0-0 Greenland [5-4 pen]

2015 at Jersey:
1. Jersey
2. ┼land
3. Gotland
4. Isle of Man
Final: Jersey 1-0 ┼land

2017 at Gotland:
1. Gotland
2. Isle of Man
3. Jersey
4. Isle of Wight
Final: Gotland 2-1 Isle of Man

2019 at Ynys M˘n (Inter-Games):
1. Isle of Man
2. Ynys M˘n
3. Jersey
4. Hitra
Final: Isle of Man 2-1 Ynys M˘n

2023 at Guernsey:
1. Bermuda
2. Western Isles
3. Isle of Man
4. Minorca
Final: Bermuda 4-0 Western Isles

Number of Wins (11 - includes 2019)

 3 ┼land
   Faroe Islands
  
 2 Bermuda

 1 Gotland
   Isle of Man
   Jersey

Summary Places 1-4

                1st 2nd 3rd 4th

┼land            3   3
Faroe Islands    3
Bermuda          2       2
Isle of Man      1   2   2   4
Gotland          1   2   1
Jersey           1       3
Greenland            1   1
Western Isles        1       1
Prince Edward I.     1
Ynys M˘n             1
Guernsey                 1   1
Hitra                    1   1
Isle of Wight                2
Minorca                      1

Women's All-Time Table:
                         P  W  D  L   F   A   GD     %
 1.Faroe Islands        13 13  0  0 106   8  +98 100.0
 2.┼land                38 30  2  6 175  40 +135  81.6
 3.Prince Edward Island  4  3  0  1  13   3  +10  75.0
 4.Bermuda              17 11  2  4  47  16  +31  70.6
 5.Gotland              27 18  1  8  84  31  +53  68.5
 6.Western Isles        27 15  1 11  60  44  +16  57.4
 7.Isle of Man          45 25  1 19 112  98  +14  56.7
 8.Jersey               36 19  1 16  85  89   -4  54.2
 9.Isle of Wight        32 16  2 14  59  79  -20  53.1
10.Menorca               8  3  1  4  12  20   -8  43.7
11.Greenland            23  8  1 14  46  59  -13  37.0
12.Guernsey             28  7  2 19  44 100  -56  28.6
13.Ynys M˘n             21  5  0 16  24  83  -59  23.8
14.Hitra                26  5  1 20  35  88  -53  21.1
15.Rhodos                7  1  0  6   7  27  -20  14.3
16.Saaremaa              7  1  0  6   4  44  -40  14.3
17.Shetland              5  0  1  4   3  28  -25  10.0
18.Gibraltar            12  0  0 12   5  64  -59   0.0


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Authors: John Beuker, Mark Cruickshank and Roberto Di Maggio
Last updated: 20 Jul 2023

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