Tag Archive | "Jussi Jääskeläinen"

Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, April 26, 2010

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The Temperature is truly reaching boiling point as confirmation of both winners and losers on the continent is steadily becoming apparent. Title chasing sides slip up , teams avoid relegation, others are not as lucky , and one team takes a steady advantage into the second league of a major cup final, all in a [...]

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, April 19, 2010

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A weekend full of late comebacks , goals galore and demoralising defeats was played out , amidst the gloomy backdrop of the Icelandic volcano, which is affecting the way football teams travel.Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round-Up

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Swedish players renewed their credibility this weekend after weeks of relative frustration. While five found there way onto the scoresheet, Johan Elmander`s nightmare continues. The player once earmarked as future of Swedish football has only scored nine goals since arriving at Bolton in June 2008.

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, February 1, 2010

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Scandinavians endured a mixed weekend as most of the football concerns were on matters such as transfers rather than what was actually happening on the pitch. Five Scandinavian stars managed to get on the score sheet, others outlined their value to their clubs as their main assets(notably Pedersen) and some just had a pain in the jaw with what was going on around them.

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Baxter loses face in Liechtenstein

Friday, September 11, 2009

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Finland were so utterly rubbish in the matches against Azerbaijan and Liechtenstein that it simply defies belief. Wednesday night goes down among the worst nights in the history of Finnish football. It wasn’t just that it was bad, it was bloody embarrassing. If this is the best that Mr. Baxter can provide with the selection [...]

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Finland in Norway = did you bring your boots?

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

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After a lot of tut-tutting over Craig Bellamy’s idiotic comments, the Finnish squad is looking a little bit threadbare as they prepare for the vitally important friendly against Norway. Lillestrom keeper Otto Fredriksson will watch the game from the sidelines so as to avoid aggravating a troublesome knee. Niklas Moisander has decided he doesn’t want [...]

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Wales 0 Finland 2

Saturday, March 28, 2009

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HBL had a column from Christoffer Herberts this morning, riffing on the idea that Wales and Finland are so similar as to be almost mirror images of each other. They both have a lot of injuries, they’ve both struggled to qualify for a major tournament for over 50 years, they both sruggle with a dominant [...]

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Wales v Finland preview

Thursday, March 26, 2009

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Finland are suffering from the usual injury worries, with Teemu Tainio and Mika Väyrynen out, but Jari Litmanen’s fitness is a welcome boost for Stuart Baxter. The FC Lahti striker, who scored the first ever goal at the Millenium stadium in 2000, has recovered from a clash of heads that saw him withdraw midway through [...]

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Portugal v Finland preview

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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Finland take on Carlos Queiroz’s Portugal side today in what promises to be a tough match for the Eagle Owls.Both sides are looking to kick-start their qualifying campaigns for the 2010 World Cup, with the Portuguese coach under pressure after poor performances and Finland manager Stuart Baxter looking to bounce back after a disappointing showing [...]

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