Style over substance On Thursday night Finland succumbed to a 1-0 home defeat at the hands of a below-par Wales side. Clad in their new kit, and surrounded by the modernized and polished new Olympiastadion Markku Kanerva also decided to … Continue reading Match Report: Finland 0-1 Wales
UEFA Nations League B, Group 4 – 3.9.2020 On Thursday evening Markku Kanerva’s Huuhkajat return to action for the first time in ten months to face Wales. The game will take place at the Olympiastadion for the first time in … Continue reading Preview: Finland vs Wales (h)
With two tough games coming up against Wales and Ireland and the cloud of Corona obscuring the view, Mark H put together a quick view on whether these Huuhkajat are coming in hot or cold, for the upcoming fixtures. Continue reading Are the Huuhkajat – warmed up?
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!
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
The Finland Football Show takes a quick look through the squad, the opponents and the local conditions ahead of Monday night’s game. On Monday night travel to Greece to complete their schedule of matches in group J. With qualification already … Continue reading Match Preview: Greece (a)