Finnish Football Show #4 – ‘Cupsets’ and Finns in Action Overseas

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Download an MP3 of 27.2.15 – FFS, ‘Cupsets’ and Finns in Action Overseas

Show Notes & Video

This show is recorded & broadcast live via Blab you can subscribe to the next scheduled episode on the Blab website, or follow us on Twitter to keep up-to-date. You can watch the video of this episode on Blab or below on YouTube;

As Mark H explained, the #FFS theme tune is “Loppuun asti” by Lemmenpyssyt. You can listen to the song on Spotify or on YouTube . Connect with Lemmenpysyt on Facebook.

As is now normal, we started episode four by covering some recent news stories that have caught our attention:

  1. Rich – Finnish Cup 4th Round Draw (Suomen Cup)
  2. Mark W – Kilmarnock’s approach to Simo Valakari from SJK
  3. Mark H – Jukka Raitala, more clubs than Tiger Woods

We then moved on to the main subjects of the show:

1. Finns in Action Overseas

  • Tim Sparv – Midtjylland vs Man Utd
  • Mixu Paatalainen / Riku Riski’s Dundee Utd nightmare
  • Joona Toivio – Sevilla 3-0 Molde
  • Seba Strandvall – at Rah Ahan in the Persian Gulf Pro League. Interview on EscapeToSuomi
  • Robin Lod & Thomas Lam – both in very good form
  • Perpa Hetemaj and Timo Furuholm –long injury lay offs to end soon’

2. Liigacup 2016

  • How good are SJK going to be in 2016?
  • What’s going on at HJK?
  • PK-35 not just a sexy strip
  • Lahti vs SJK final

3. Any more big transfer news?

  • Alexei Eremenko Jr, Matej Hradecky, El-Hadji Kane to SJK
  • Heikkilä to Start

Remember, if you join us live for the recording, there’s an extra ‘off the record’ section that isn’t included on the podcast. You could join us on Blab, then ask a question in person, or just come on and say hi.

Thanks again for everyone that joined us for the live recording. Follow one (or all) of us on Twitter for advanced warning of the next Show.

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