Veikkausliiga: The State of Play.

The winter months when Finnish football is on its hiatus gave us a long time to think and ponder over the state of Finnish football. So, now the new season is nearly here, we have good opportunity to preview and have a look at where we see the Veikkausliiga (with a sprinkling of other matters as well) in 2023…. A running theme since the 2022 season ended has been the departure of many of the leagues top players and coaches leaving for pastures new. Whilst this isn’t a new phenomenon, it’s certainly an ongoing problem for the league. It goes … Continue reading Veikkausliiga: The State of Play.

Huuhkaja form guide

With the delayed Euro 2020 Final tournament now approaching eyes have turned to the various huuhkajatplayers plying their trades all across Europe and beyond. Some Finns are reaching the end of their long league seasons and some are just kicking off.  In Italy Niki Maenpaa has been in sensational form and at the time of writing has just kept yet another clean sheet to put his Venezia side in pole position going into the Serie B Play Off Semi Final second leg. In the previous legate “Winged Lions” faced Chievo Verona and Niki lined up against his Huuhkajat team mate Sauli Väisänen. Sauli has been on a long road to recovery following a niggling foot injury but his recent performances … Continue reading Huuhkaja form guide