AC Allianssi

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AC Allianssi
Allianssi Vantaa.png
Full nameAC Vantaan Allianssi
Founded2002;18 years ago (2002)
Dissolved2006;14 years ago (2006)
Ground Pohjola Stadion
2005 Veikkausliiga, 7th

AC Vantaan Allianssi (or AC Allianssi) was a Finnish football club, based in the town of Vantaa.



Allianssi were a club in decline, following an 8–0 defeat at fellow Finnish club FC Haka. The match was believed to have been fixed by a Belgian-Chinese betting cartel, which took control of the club in summer 2005. A subsequent police investigation failed to find sufficient evidence of match fixing though. [1] In 2006, a former managing director, Olivier Suray, admitted that the notorious match was fixed. However, he accused Chinese owner Ye Zheyun for fixing. [2]

On April 11, 2006, club chairman Erkki Salo announced that the club would be filing for bankruptcy with immediate effect.

Domestic history

SeasonLeague Finnish Cup Finnish League Cup Top goalscorerManager
2002 1st 4th2912512394441 Semi Final -Petteri Kaijasilta13 Flag of Finland.svg Ari Tiittanen
2003 1st 6th2610610434436 Runners Up - Flag of Finland.svg Ari Tiittanen
2004 1st 2nd261466362848 Quarter Final Winners Flag of Finland.svg Ari Tiittanen
2005 1st 7th268108334134Winners Flag of Finland.svg Ari Tiittanen / Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Thierry Pister

European history

2003 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round Flag of Malta.svg Hibernians 1–01–12–1
Second round Flag of Greece.svg Akratitos 0–01–01–0
Third round Flag of Italy.svg AC Perugia 0–20–20–4
2004–05 UEFA Cup First qualifying round Ulster Banner.svg Glentoran 1–22–23–4
2005–06 UEFA Cup First qualifying round Flag of Luxembourg.svg CS Pétange 3–01–14–1
Second qualifying round Flag of Norway.svg Brann 0–20–00–2


Finnish League Cup (2)
2004, 2005

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