[Podcast] Finnish Football Show: World Cup Qualifiers Preview | Huuhkajat Squads Announced | Transfer Update | Veikkausliiga

Another packed show, as Mark W, Keke, Mark H and Rich get together to preview the Finland national team squad that was just announced and preview the three upcoming games against Wales, Kazakhstan and France.

They also look at the Pikkuhuuhkajat (the U-21) squad that was also announced and ponder the quality of the next generation of potential Huuhkajat. Finally, they turn their attention to recent transfers for Finnish players moving overseas and take a quick look at the current Veikkausliiga standings.

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First Half

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Huuhkajat Fixtures, Autumn 2021

U21 Huuhkajat Squad for Estonia and Croatia



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Ja sillä sipuli

  • KaverisyöttöLiterrally ‘buddy pass’
    • A hospital ball, a pass that leaves your teammate in danger of receiving a crunching tackle.

Second Half

Recent Transfers

  • Ilmari Niskanen to Dundee United
  • Eetu Mömmö to Lecce
  • Juan Alegria to Glasgow Rangers
  • Sauli Väisänen to Cosenza
  • Emil Jääskälainen to Long Island University Sharks
  • Niko Hämäläinen to LA Galaxy
  • Jere Uronen to Brest
  • Tim Väyrynen to KuPS

Plus, the regular transfers blog post Veikkausliiga Transfers 2021 Season

European Fixtures

  • Europa League: HJK 2-5 Fenerbahce (2-6) – HJK drop into the group stage of the Europa Conference.
  • Europa Conference: KuPS 0-0 Union Berlin (0-4) – KuPS are eliminated.

Veikkausliiga Table 26.8.2021




  • Boris Wistuba-Marino @BorisWistubaMar on Twitter
    • Kitman at HJK Helsinki and part of the team at the Pallo ja Pullo podcast. Rich “He’s good for a laugh, good photos/videos on Euro away trips.”

Samuel Anini Junior at HJK Klubi-04. This boy looks special!

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