Bill Mc. Leod Jacobsen

U21 National team coach

  • Date Joined: 11th April 2017
A highly experienced and forward-thinking Pro Licensed Football Manager who has built a credible reputation within both the domestic club and international football arenas, building high-performance teams capable of competing at the highest level of their age group through tailored coaching programmes and player development strategies.

A natural leader who gains the buy-in of players through a personable approach to coaching, and utilises this trust to instil a culture that rewards hard work, commitment and success; proven experience creating and implementing new styles of play, adapting tactics to suit opposition and motivating players during despondent times to drive performances.

One who is committed to continuing professional development within the football industry to stay current with the demands of the modern game, attending CPD opportunities, club visits, study visits and industry-related courses
Bill Mc. Leod Jacobsen

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • DBU: Fitness for Football

    DBU
    Fitness for Football

  • FIFA: FUTURO II Coaching Course

    FIFA
    FUTURO II Coaching Course

  • UEFA: B Licence

    UEFA
    B Licence

  • UEFA: A Licence

    UEFA
    A Licence

  • UEFA: Pro Licence

    UEFA
    Pro Licence

Career History

  • FC HB Tórshavn

    FC HB Tórshavn
    Youth Team Head Coach
    2015 – 2017

  • The Faroese FA

    The Faroese FA
    U21 National Team Coach / Manager
    2007 – 2016

  • FC AB Argir

    FC AB Argir
    First Team Head Coach
    2013 – 2014

  • FC B68 Toftir

    FC B68 Toftir
    Interim Manager
    2012 – 2012

  • FC B68 Toftir

    FC B68 Toftir
    First Team Head Coach
    2008 – 2011

  • FC B68 Toftir

    FC B68 Toftir
    Director of Youth & Reserve / U19 Coach
    2006 – 2007

  • The Faroese FA

    The Faroese FA
    U19 National Team Coach
    2005 – 2007

  • FC FSVágar

    FC FSVágar
    First Team & U19 Head Coach
    2004 – 2006

  • FC KÍ Klaksvík

    FC KÍ Klaksvík
    Director of Football
    2002 – 2004

  • The Faroese FA

    The Faroese FA
    U17 National Team Coach
    2002 – 2004

  • FC NSI Runavík

    FC NSI Runavík
    First Team Assistant Coach & Reserve/U19 Coach
    2002 – 2002

  • The Faroese FA

    The Faroese FA
    U14 Head Coach & U16 Assistant Coach
    2001 – 2001

  • FC KÍ Klaksvík

    FC KÍ Klaksvík
    First Team Assistant Coach
    2000 – 2000

  • The Faroese FA

    The Faroese FA
    U14 Head Coach
    2000 – 2000

  • The Faroese FA

    The Faroese FA
    U14 Head Coach & U16 Assistant Coach
    1999 – 1999

  • The Faroese FA

    The Faroese FA
    U16 Assistant Coach
    1998 – 1998

  • Esbjerg FB

    Esbjerg FB
    U15 & U16 Coach
    1995 – 1998

  • FC KÍ Klaksvík

    FC KÍ Klaksvík
    Coach (Various Age Groups)
    1987 – 1994

Key Achievements

  • Awarded with the Faroe Island Manager of the Year Award in 2009
  • Secured a number of positive results in the UEFA U21 Qualifying rounds with minimal resources, including beating Montenegro U21s and Russia U21s and securing draws with Denmark U21s and Northern Ireland U21s
  • Played a key part in creating and developing a positive style of play and way of doing things at the A-national team
  • Contributed to the development of 12 players into the professional game, and a further five into Premier League clubs
  • Faroes U21 beat Russia - 1:0!

    Farerets

  • FSF Varpið: U21-landsliðið í Russlandi

    FSF Varpið

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