How to help out FFS As the Finnish Football Show gears up for a momentus 2021, the makers of the show have been pilfering their sofas and faded jeans for cash. Making the world’s finest, English-language Finnish football content takes … Continue reading Support The Cause
Danish journalist, Michael Christiansen, reached out to the FFS team asking for the Finnish perspective on the incident when Christian Eriksen collapsed during the Denmark-Finland game.
Mark H, Rich, Keke & Mark W take a moment to ask Michael about the previous day’s result; England 2-1 Denmark. They then get down to business and talk about how the incident was reported in Denmark, Finland and the UK. How Finnish fans are viewed in Denmark. How each country’s performance at Euro 2020 has been received. And how does the future look for both the Finnish and Danish national teams.Continue reading “[Podcast] In Conversation with… Danish Journalist, Michael Christiansen”
Mark H’s take on the culture of UEFA, viewed through the prism of Euro 2020. Continue reading Euro 2020: An #EqualGame?
In this episode, we are joined by a very special guest, Joni Kauko, fresh from Euro 2020. A Veikkausliiga winner who also has Suomen Cup and Liiga Cup winners medals in his collection. A combative attacking midfielder who has been a regular Huuhkajat squad member for the past few years.
Joni tells us about his club career that has taken him from Finland to India, via Germany and Denmark. He talks about his international career that started a decade ago with a pre-Rivelution Markku Kanerva as his manager. He also explains about his fascination with Marvel movies, socks and video game.Continue reading “[Podcast] In Conversation with… Joni Kauko”
And so it ends. With three group games played in 10 days, the Finland team managed a goal, a win and finished third in group B. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for the Huuhkajat to qualify for the knockout stage, but they did themselves and the while country proud.
Mark H, Mark W, Rich and Keke get together to review the final group game against Belgium and discuss how we felt while waiting for the final group positions to be decided. We also choose our Huuhkajat player of the Euros, before turning our attention to transfer news/speculation and the domestic Veikkausliiga season.Continue reading “[Podcast] Finnish Football Show: Review of Finland’s Euro 2020 Campaign | SMJK vs COVID | Transfers | Veikkausliiga”
The FFS view on Finland’s final group game at Euro 2020. Continue reading Match Report: Finland 0-2 Belgium
Our view of the upcoming group decider against Belgium. Continue reading Match Preview: Belgium (n)
We’d have all taken this at the beginning, right? Three points from two games with Belgium left? After the 1-0 win against Denmark and the 0-1 defeat at Russia, Finland remain in contention to qualify for the round of 16 … Continue reading Euro 2020: Finland’s roadmap
This was a game in which the Huuhkajat were looking to cement a place in the knockout stages, and to show the watching world, that the win against Denmark was not just the result of extenuating circumstances. It didn’t quite go to plan…
Mark H, Rich and Keke review the action as Finland had an early goal disallowed for offside, before eventually going down to a goal from Al Miranchuk just before half-time. They also look at Finland’s potential path through the Euros and talk about the FFS team’s busy schedule of media appearances around the world on the mainstream media.
And by the way, Producer Mark was working, not moonlighting for SJK, working!Continue reading “[Podcast] Euro 2020 Match Review – Finland 0-1 Russia”
a look back at Finland’s second game at Euro 2020 Continue reading Match Report: Russia 1-0 Finland
The FFS view, on Finland’s upcoming Group Game at Euro 2020. Ah, we never get tired of saying that. Continue reading Match Preview: Russia (a)