Finland’s final match of 2020 ended in defeat at the hands of a Wales side able to capitalize on Jere Uronen’s red card and some defensive hesitation. For their part the #Huuhkajat struggled for much of the match, but rallied … Continue reading Match Review: Wales 3-1 Finland
Nations League 2020 – Group B4
The FFS team reconvenes for the Nations League qualifying match between Wales and Finland. Winner takes all and finishes top of group B4 (although, technically, a draw is good enough for Wales.) Join Mark W, Mark H, Rich & Keke to will hear our pre-match predictions, our half-time thoughts and our full-time reaction.Continue reading “Huuhkajat Matchday Live: Wales 3-1 Finland – 18.11.2020”
UEFA Nations League B, Group 4
On Wednesday night the Huuhkajat travel to Cardiff for their final Nations League game of the campaign. Kick-off is 21:45 Finland time. Continue reading Match preview: Wales (a)
Nations League 2020 – Group B4
The first in a new format of FFS show, as the team get together for the Nations League qualifying match between Bulgaria and Finland. You will hear our pre-match predictions, our half-time thoughts and our reaction at full-time.Continue reading “Huuhkajat Matchday Live: Bulgaria 1-2 Finland – 15.11.2020”
Nations League B On Sunday evening the Huuhkajat resume their Nations League campaign at the Vasil Levski stadium in Sofia kick-off is 19:00 Finland time. Finland: The entire squad has survived a Covid-19 scare after French forward Wissam Ben Yedder … Continue reading Match Preview: Bulgaria (a)
In this episode, firstly, we look back at the historic win for Finland away to France. We then turn our attention forward to this week’s Nations League fixtures. There are two away games for the Huuhkajat, who take on Bulgaria and Wales in the final two games in the 2020 Nations League.
We’ll also look back at the Veikkausliiga season, which was cut short after the 22 ‘regular season’ games (as we’d speculated in the last show). We’ll look at the winners, the losers, the surprise packages and the predictably average.Continue reading “[Podcast] Finnish Football Show 34: France 0-2 Finland | Nations League Preview | Veikkausliiga 2020 Review”
International Friendly On Wednesday night Finland put an experimental and young team up against World Cup winners France, in Paris and walked away with an impressive 2-0 win. The French side, was predominantly made up of squad players, though still boasted a host of star players, such as Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud and Kurt Zouma, Man Utd’s Paul Pogba and Barcelona’s Clement Lenglet. On the other side Markku Kanerva handed debuts to Brantford’s Marcus Forss and Pafos’ (Cyprus) Onni Valakari. Aside from the new lads, the team was much the same as the one schooled by Poland 5-1 a month ago, … Continue reading France 0-2 Finland; Forss Majeure
The Finland national squad announced for the upcoming triple-header of games has brought with it a couple of surprises. Marcus Forss gets his first senior call-up after smashing 6 in 12 games for championship side Brentford. Robin Lod also finds … Continue reading Squad announced, France up next
In answer to a question on Facebook from Kevin Moseley, who asked “Is there an episode of the podcast in which you each discuss how your passion for Finnish football came to be? I’d be interested to hear about it – if the topic hasn’t been covered previously, perhaps you could consider including it in a future show!”
Well Kevin, you asked for it…Continue reading “[Bonus Podcast] Finnish Football Shorts: The FFS Origins Stories”
The FFS guide to watching live sport while wearing a face mask.
As the Finnish football season draws to a close, the Finnish Football Show shares some tips for getting the best of the live football experience, while protecting yourself and others from COVID-19.
Photos taken on location at OmaSp Stadion, Seinäjoki and Olympiastadion, Helsinki. Thanks to Mark H, Satu, Billy, Julian, Tim and Justin for the modelling work.Continue reading “Football From Behind A Mask”