Recently, the Finnish Football Show had the honor and privilege to meet with Helsingin Sanomat Sports writer and author ,Ari Virtanen, at the launch of the new sensational book Oi Suomi On! Ari himself was also good enough to take the time to answer our questions. Continue reading Oi Suomi On! – Interview with Author, Ari Virtanen
Much maligned on it’s introduction, the Nations League tore into life in the autumn of 2018 with some surprising results. Rich from EscapeToSuomi previews its return in 2020/21 noting some key format changes. Continue reading [Blog] UEFA Nations League is back!
As a special bonus episode of the podcast, Rich spoke with Finland captain Tim Sparv about the historic Liechtenstein game and qualification for Euro 2020, the blend of players and staff in the squad, his time in Denmark with FC Midtjylland, his former Southampton academy teammates and packing his own shinpads…
Shortly after the 3-0 win that sealed Finland’s qualification to Euro 2020, the official webshop of the Finnish FA confirmed that they had sold the final replica jerseys of the national team and would not be getting any more Nike … Continue reading [Blog] Finland – A Brief History of Kits
2019 was a year of historic achievement for the Huuhkajat, culminating in qualifying for Euro 2020. The Finnish Football Show team reflects on some of the best moments of the year, proving that it wasn’t all about pitch invasions and hoisting captain Tim Sparv above your head! Continue reading [Blog] Finnish Football Show’s Highlights of 2019
The evening of Saturday 30th November 2019 sees another step into the unknown for Finnish football. The Finnish Football Association (SPL) will go to Bucharest for their first ever major tournament draw, where they will learn their opponents in the … Continue reading Euro 2020 final draw
The Finnish Football Show verdict on: Greece 2-1 Finland On Monday night Markku Kanerva fielded a largely experimental side and paid the price as a youthful Greek side upped the tempo and plunged the Huuhkajat into Pot 4 ahead of … Continue reading Match Report: Greeks bearing gifts