[Podcast] Finnish Football Show: Euro 2020 Ticket Update |Veikkausliiga Underway | Suomen ‘CuPS’ Final | Helmarit W/C Draw | Pukki’s Injury 😨

Euro 2020 is looming large on the horizon but it’s still not clear exactly WHO can travel to the games and precisely HOW they might get there. We are joined in this episode by friend-of-the-show, Jussi Hartikainen, Executive Director of the Finland national team supporters club, who gives us the fresh news.

We also look back at the final of the Suomen Cup, won by KuPS on penalties, the World Cup qualifying draw for the Finland Women’s national team, the Helmarit, and as the Veikkausliiga 2021 season kicks off, we discuss the first few rounds of games and see if any early patterns have emerged.


Download an MP3 of Veikkausliiga Underway | Euro 2020 Tickets | Suomen ‘CuPS’ Final | Helmarit W/C Draw | Pukki’s Injury



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SHOW NOTES & LINKS

FIRST HALF

News

Euro 2020 Ticket Update

Huuhkajat Fixtures, Summer 2021

https://www.palloliitto.fi/maajoukkueet/huuhkajat/ohjelma-ja-tulokset

Just how injured is Teemu Pukki?

  • Answer no one really knows. Hopefully, he’ll be back for the first week of the Euros 😬

Suomen CuPS Final

  • KuPS Kuopio beat HJK Helsinki despite being down to 10 men from 63rd minute.

Helmarit World Cup Draw

ttps://www.palloliitto.fi/jalkapallouutiset/mm-karsintojen-ohjelma-valmis-helmarit-aloittaa-kotona-slovakiaa-vastaan

HALF-TIME

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Ja sillä sipuli

  • Lennetään suihkuun. As in “Mosa lens suihkuun”
    • Literally ‘Flying to the shower’ when sent off – Taking an early bath.

Second Half

  • Fans watching from outside the stadium.

Mark W’s View of SJK vs KTP, 3.5.2021

Veikkausliiga Table

http://www.veikkausliiga.com/tilastot/2021/veikkausliiga/joukkueet/

Veikkausliiga Top Scorers

http://www.veikkausliiga.com/tilastot/2021/veikkausliiga/pelaajat/

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