What on earth is UEFA Nations League?

I’ll be honest, I actually have no idea but thought I’d best look into it up for myself and of course you. I do remember there was a discussion about it six or seven years ago about how to improve European international football but then hadn’t heard much since. They have now come up with something I […]

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  • What is the population of Iceland?

    Because they have become the smallest nation ever to reach the World Cup finals. That’s right Iceland will be in Russia next June as they now await the draw in December to see who’ll they face, but which other Nordic nations will be joining them? Below is our quick Nordic review of the recent final […]

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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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