The Andorra national football workforce (Selecció de futbol d’Andorra) represents Andorra in affiliation soccer and is managed by means of the Andorran football Federation, the governing body for football in Andorra. The staff has enjoyed very little success as a result of the Principality’s tiny inhabitants, the fifth smallest of any UEFA usa (simplest Liechtenstein, San Marino, Gibraltar and the Faroe Islands are smaller).
Andorra’s first respectable recreation was once a 6–1 defeat in a friendly fit to Estonia in 1996. because the qualifying rounds for the UEFA Euro 2000 tournament, Andorra have competed in qualifying for every European Championship and World Cup but have had very little success. they have handiest ever won three matches, all at dwelling. they have one win in competitive suits, a 1–zero win against Macedonia in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying competition.
although the Andorran soccer Federation fashioned in 1994, and the Andorra home league began in 1995, the nationwide staff could no longer take part in main championships except it received affiliation with governing our bodies FIFA and UEFA in 1996. The national crew played its first healthy against Estonia in Andorra La Vella and misplaced 6–1.
Andorra’s first suit in a FIFA-sanctioned competition was a 3–1 loss to Armenia on 5 September 1998 in a qualifier for UEFA Euro 2000. Andorra misplaced all ten qualifiers for the event. The workforce specifically struggled in away matches; every loss used to be by at least three targets. Andorra scored handiest three goals, two of which were penalties, and two of which were within the away matches. Andorra conceded 28 goals, and their largest defeat of the qualifiers was a 6–1 away loss to Russia.
for their first World Cup qualifying campaign, Andorra were drawn in a group with Cyprus, Estonia, ireland, the Netherlands and Portugal. They lost their opening in shape 1–zero loss to Estonia. in the subsequent recreation, they misplaced 3–2 to Cyprus but scored their first World Cup qualifying goals. They were once more defeated by Estonia, this time 2–1. They misplaced all their fits and their simplest away goal was in a 3–1 loss towards ireland. Their worst defeat was 7–1 to Portugal on a neutral floor in Lleida, Spain. Andorra finished the marketing campaign with out a points and conceded 36 targets in ten fits.
in the crew’s qualification campaign for Euro 2004 they once more lost every sport. They scored their simplest goal in a 2–1 away loss to Bulgaria. on this competition the rankings had been nearer than before as they misplaced 3–zero to Bulgaria, Croatia and Belgium, 2–0 twice to Estonia, 2–0 to Croatia and 1–0 to Belgium.
by using Andorran standards, qualification for the 2006 World Cup was once a hit. They received their first competitive recreation 1–zero at house against Macedonia. Andorra midfielder Marc Bernaus, who performed within the Spanish 2d division, received a long throw in off his chest and volleyed in a purpose early in the 2d 1/2. simplest 200 folks were in Andorra la Vella to observe the sport. After the game, Macedonia tutor Dragan Kanatlarovski resigned and called the sport “a shameful result, a humiliation.” Andorra additionally drew two matches, 0–0 in Macedonia and 0–0 at house against Finland. This tournament has been the one one through which Andorra has scored factors. In Euro 2008 qualifying, Andorra once more misplaced each recreation. The closest sport used to be towards Russia, a 1–0 defeat on 21 November 2007, which helped Russia qualify on the rate of England. Their largest defeat was a 7–zero loss to Croatia in Andorra La Vella, which is their worst defeat in UEFA competitions and matched their loss to the Czech Republic as their greatest shedding deficit. Andorra scored best two targets and conceded forty two in a complete of 12 video games.
In 2010 World Cup qualifying they lost all ten suits. For the tournament, they scored three goals, in defeats to Belarus and Kazakhstan, and conceded 39 goals, together with six in a defeat to England, the largest margin in the team. Qualifying for UEFA Euro 2012 resulted in a similar manner; they misplaced all ten fits, scoring only one intention and conceding 25; their absolute best results were two one-intention losses to Slovakia and a 3–1 loss in eire.
Andorra play residence fits at the Comunal d’Andorra la Vella, Aixovall, in the parish Sant Julià de Lòria, near the capital Andorra la Vella. This stadium has a capability of 1,800 and also hosts the suits of membership facets FC Andorra, UE Sant Julia, FC Rànger’s, FC Santa Coloma and FC Lusitanos. Andorra have infrequently performed “residence” fits out of doors their borders. as an example, Andorra hosted France and England in the 2000 European Championship, 2008 European Championship and 2010 World Cup qualifiers in the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys in Barcelona, which was the home of RCD Espanyol between 1997 and 2009.
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