[Podcast] Finnish Football Show 37: Supporting Glen Kamara | Huuhkajat Squad Announced | Suomen Cup Delays | World Cup 2022 Qualifiers

There’s only one place to start this episode, so we look back at the disgraceful racist behaviour towards Glen Kamara last week (let’s not give the offender or his club any more publicity here!) This show was hosted by Keke with Mark H and Rich, who also discuss the Finland National team squad that was just announced and preview the three upcoming games; Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine and Switzerland.

They also talk about the recent result (singular) in the Suomen Cup and consider how the Veikkausliiga season will be affected by an upswing in COVID cases in Finland. They even find time for a quick ‘Ja sillä sipuli..‘ and to throw a little MORE shade at Mark W for moonlighting with other podcasts about Finnish football 😉

(“I AM listening” – Mark)

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First Half

Racist Abuse of Glen Kamara

Needs no words from us here, read Glen’s statement after the match…

Huuhkajat Squad for Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine and Switzerland

Second Half

Suomen Cup Update

Info from www.palloliitto.com

For the Suomen Cup qualifying groups, see the previous episode notes

Knockout Rounds: Results and Fixtures

Huuhkajat Fixtures

  • Now showing the Estonia game on 4.6.2021 but not yet showing the Sweden game on 29.5.2021.


Ja sillä sipuli

  • Shefkin kosketus. Literally: a touch like Shefki
    • A lack of basic ball control skills. Often shouted at Mark H, when he controls the ball 5 metres away from his foot 😆

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