In episode 19, we preview the Veikkausliiga season 2018, marvel at the continuing impressive form of the Finnish national team and discuss the past week of Suomen Cup action (Quarter- and Semi-finals). We also dive into Academy teams in the lower divisions and an interesting closed-season transfer.
Show Notes & Video
This show is now recorded & broadcast live on YouTube. Follow Mark Wiltshear’s Channel for announcements of future broadcasts.
Quarter Final results. All played on 29th March:
- FC Inter 2 – 1 Ilves
- HJK 2 – 0 KuPS
- SJK 1 – 2 Honka (2017 Ykkönen, 2nd)
- EIF 2 – 1 Haka (2017 Ykkönen, 7th vs. 5th)
Semi Finals played on 2nd & 3rd April:
- HJK 2 – 1 Honka
- EIF ? – ? FC Inter
The Final is to be played on 12th May at ???????
As we said last year, The Rivelution rolls on! Recent fixtures. Both played in Turkey:
- Finland 0 – 0 Macedonia
- Finland 5 – 0 Malta (Pukki 2, Jensen, Taimi, Soiri)
- Now undefeated since June 2017!
Nations League – discussed in more detail in episode 18 http://www.uefa.com/uefanationsleague
- League C, Group 2: Hungary, Greece, Finland, Estonia
- 6 games: 2 in Sep, 2 in Oct, 2 in Nov
Huuhkajat’s new ‘Mother Theresa’ kit
- HIFK & JJK relegated from Veikkausliiga
- TPS and Honka promoted from Ykkönen
- 2018 Club budget league table https://www.hs.fi/urheilu/art-2000005627890.html
Also discussed this in episode 18…
- HJK Klubi-04 in Ykkönen
- Honka Akatemi & HIFK Akatemi in Kakkonen group B
- SJK Akatemi in Kakkonen group C
Remember, you welcome to join us for the recording of the podcast which is streamed live on YouTube. You could join in by asking a question in person, or just come on and say hi. Thanks again for everyone that joined us for the live recording of #FFS19.
Follow one (or all) of us on Twitter for advanced warning of the next Show.