Finnish Football Show #6 – An Upturn For Huuhkajat? And Veikkausliiga So Far.

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Download an MP3 of An upturn for Huuhkajat? And Veikkausliiga so far.

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;

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Episode six started by covering some recent news stories that have caught our attention:

  1. Mark H – Hungary’s performance in Euro 2016
  2. Keke – Kosovo being dropped into Finland’s qualifying group for World Cup 2018
  3. Henry – Interesting stats about Finland’s recent friendlies.

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

1. Recent International Friendlies

  • Belgium vs Finland 1-1
  • We discussed some of the players who have impressed recently
  • Italy vs Finland 2-0
    • Listen to Keke tell all (that he can remember) of his trip to Verona 🙂

2. What did we learn from the first ⅓ of the Veikkausliiga season?

  • The changing form of SJK; new players & new formation taking time to settle
    • Alexei Eremenko leaving SJK
  • Three surprising teams :
    • IFK Mariehamn
    • Ilves
    • Kemi
  • HIFK struggling with six consecutive defeats

Huge thanks to our special guests for #FFS6. You’ll prbably hear from them again, but in the meantime, here’s where you’ll find more from them:

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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