Mark W talks to SJK Seinäjoki’s new 1st Team Coach, Joaquin Gomez about his bold move from Spain to the UK and dramatic rise, as a coach and assistant manager, through the Football League (EFL). We talk about how meeting Sami Hyypiä and Antti Niemi, later led to opportunities to become coach for Finland U21s and, latterly, SJK. Finally, he explains how they are keeping the SJK players fit, physically and mentally, during this period of uncertainty.
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- A huge thank you to Joaquin Gomez for agreeing to the interview.
- Suggested old football matches to watch on YouTube:
- Mark: 1988 FA Cup Final, Wimbledon vs Liverpool https://youtu.be/u7HvbpezC08
- Joaquin: 1998 World Cup Final, Brazil vs France https://youtu.be/8R7ojiXL2VA
- SJK Seinäjoki https://www.sjk.fi/
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