On Saturday evening, Markku Kanerva’s Finland were dealt a near fatal blow by a stubborn Ukraine side, reducing the odds of their World Cup Qualification to “comical”.
Both Kanerva and visiting manager Oleksandr Petrakov set up with the same approach as the reverse fixture, with more familiar options Jukka Raitala and Thomas Lam replacing the injured Jere Uronen and Tim Sparv. Continue reading Match Report: Finland 1-2 Ukraine
the FFS view on the biggest game in Group D. Continue reading Match Preview: Ukraine (h)
new squad announced, check it out Continue reading Squad Named:
World Cup Qualifying, Group D, game 4. On Tuesday night Markku Kanerva’s Huuhkajat travel to Lyon to face a struggling France side, full of quality but down on their luck. Any points from this away side will keep Finland in … Continue reading Match Preview: France (a)
The FFS team look ahead to game 3 of Finland’s World cup qualifying group, against Kazakhstan. Continue reading Match Preview: Kazakhstan (h)
International friendly On Wednesday night Finland entertain a Wales side that proved to be a thorn in Markku Kanerva’s side in last season’s Nations League campaign. Both teams will be looking to experiment in a friendly that preceeds a double-header … Continue reading Match Preview: Wales (h)
Mark H’s take on the culture of UEFA, viewed through the prism of Euro 2020. Continue reading Euro 2020: An #EqualGame?