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In episode three, we started by talking about some recent news that has caught our attention:
- Mark H — Finland withdrawing from the Baltic Cup in early-June, in order to play a friendly away to Belgium Link to FCSuomi
- Rich — The Liigacup game between FC Lahti and HIFK, which will be played behind closed-doors (no spectators) as Lahti do not want to arrange/pay for security, in what could be a large crowd fro this pre.season competition Link to story in IltaSanomat newspaper
- Mark W — Former Everton and NIgeria striker Daniel Amokachi joining FC Hercules, in the Finnish 3rd tier , as 1st Team Manager Link to JS Hercules
We then moved on to the main subjects of the show:
- Desert Match 1: Finland vs Sweden
- Desert Match 2: Finland vs Iceland
- Desert Match 3: Al-Hilal vs SJK
- We were joined by the first guest on FFS, Lari Paski the Supporters Liaison Officer & Media Team, SJK
- SJK pre-seaon transfers so far
- In: Youness Rahimi (HIFK) Tapio Heikkilä (HJK) Jarkko Hurme (Odds BK Norway) Aleksis Lehtonen (JJK) Brian Page, 1st Team Coach
- Out: Cedric Gogoua (Partizan Belgrade) Bahrudin Atajic (Vilnius) Pavle Milosavljevic (TBC) Zeljko Savic (TBC) Akseli Pelvas (Falkenbergs FF) Marco Matrone (Ilves) Juho Lähde (VPS) Allan Souza (St. Truiden / Liverpool) Chris Cleaver (TBC)
- Other notable transfers involving Finnish teams and players
- Kasper Hämäläinen – Lech Poznan to Legia Warsaw (ouch!)
- Gideon Baah – HJK to Barcelona B rumoured!
- Faith Obilor – RoPS to Inter Turku
- Aleksandr ”Boris” Kokko – RoPS to St Gallen rumoured!
- Jere Uronen – Helsinborgs to Gent
- Azubuike Egwuekwe – Warri Wolves to KuPS
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