Archive | June, 2010

Injury-ridden TPS out to avoid upset against Port Talbot Town

30. June 2010

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TPS will host Welsh side Port Talbot Town in their opening fixture of the UEFA Europa League first qualification round tie. Having recently played four games in nine days, TPS are having injury problems. In Wednesday’s pre-game press conference, head coach Marko Rajamäki revealed five players are ruled out of Thursday’s game.Tweet

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Tippeligaen round 14: Molde’s merriment maliciously mauled

9. June 2010

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What does NFN do when some of the more exciting endings to matches happen in a round of the Tippeliga? That’s right, we mess it up and get a delayed report. Partially because of boring stuff like real jobs, and partially because this writer can be a lazy bastard. Oh well, you get what you [...]

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Veikkausliiga round 8 preview

4. June 2010

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The Finnish league has made it all the way to the 8th round, which makes us here at the NFN Ivory Tower quite ready and willing to single out some teams for harsh criticism. We could also carve out the positives out of some teams’ performances, but who wants to read good news anyway?Tweet

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HJK exhibit tactical sophistication

3. June 2010

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The HJK that many have been waiting for finally showed up in the Finnish Cup victory over Honka last week. For once HJK had certainly done their tactical homework. During the defeat in Espoo three weeks ago, they could neither contain Honka’s flowing passing game nor find the keys to unlock the stubborn Honka defence. [...]

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Danes suffer Socceroo defeat

2. June 2010

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Glenn’s going to be following Denmark in the World Cup, and here he has news of a recent friendly defeat: Tweet

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