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Vantaa player chases World Cup dream with Africa debut

A footballer from Vantaa has been playing in the international spotlight this week as his team chased a seemingly impossible dream to qualify for...

Women’s national team players getting equal pay in new football deal

Members of the Finnish women's national football team have signed a new four year deal which guarantees them equal pay with the men's national...

Another referee halts football match over racist abuse

Another Finnish referee has had to halt a football game after hearing racist chants from the sidelines. Referee Dennis Antamo was in charge of an Ykkönen...

Referee halts division 1 football game over racist taunts

A Finnish referee halted a division 1 football game this weekend, after hearing racist taunts from away supporters. Mohammad Al-Emara was officiating the opening game...

Finland’s Teemu Pukki scores top English football award

Finland international Teemu Pukki has been awarded a top honour by the English Football League, and named Championship Player of the Season. Pukki only moved to...

Footballer refuses Qatar trip over human rights concerns

A Finnish footballer has refused an invitation to join the national team on a winter trip to Qatar, citing ethical reasons for his decision. Riku...

New football format could be Finland’s path to Euro glory

As far as international football tournaments go, Finland can't complain about their opening match of the new UEFA Nations League format, which got off...