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Iceland beat England

The greatest day ever in the history of Icelandic football. England 1 v Iceland 2 and Iceland are into the Quarter Finals of Euro 2016. Yes all the players need a huge amount of credit, both Lars Lagerbäck & Heimir Hallgrímsson need even more credit. The KSI (Iceland’s football association) must take huge praise as well, […]

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  • Customer Service

    Ask any Finnish football fan how to improve the game here, and the chances are they will at some point mention young players. You may well be told that they need to be given more playing time at earlier ages, to have better and more professional coaches and that they could, if the conditions are […]

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    The Miracle of Gijon

    Finland is waking up after the long, cold and miserable winter, and that means three things: melting snow, lifting winter gloom and the start of the football season. There may be more attention than usual this year thanks to the ‘miracle of Gijon’, in which the national team snatched a 1-1 draw with Spain last […]

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  • Cultural Differences

    Finland’s football community is frequently engaged in an agitated discussion about about whether its culture is sufficiently impressive to nurture any kind of football worthy of respect. The presence or absence of something called ‘football culture’ might, to the casual observer, seem like a function of the league system (if there are football matches, bingo!) […]

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