PK-35 Vantaa

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PK-35 Vantaa
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Full namePK-35 Vantaa
Founded1935
Dissolved2016
Ground Myyrmäen jalkapallostadion,
Vantaa
Capacity4,700
ChairmanMarkku Hynninen
Manager Pasi Pihamaa
League Veikkausliiga
2016 Veikkausliiga 12th

PK-35 Vantaa (formerly Pallokerho-35 or PK-35) was a Finnish football club, based in Vantaa. It last played in the Finnish League ( Veikkausliiga ). As of the 2016 season the club was based at the Myyrmäen jalkapallostadion, Myyrmäki, Vantaa.

Finland Republic in Northern Europe

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

Vantaa City in Uusimaa, Finland

Vantaa is a city and municipality in Finland. It is part of the inner core of the Finnish Capital Region along with Helsinki, Espoo, and Kauniainen. With a population of 228,678, Vantaa is the fourth most populated city of Finland.

Veikkausliiga association football league

Veikkausliiga is the premier division of Finnish football, comprising the top 12 clubs of the country. Its main sponsor is the Finnish national betting agency Veikkaus, hence the league's name. Veikkausliiga was founded in 1990; before that the top division was called Mestaruussarja since 1930 which was an amateur or semi-professional league. Between 1908 and 1930 the championship was decided in a cup competition.

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PK-35 was founded in Vyborg in 1935. After the Finnish Winter War and Second World War, PK-35 was refounded in Helsinki in 1948. When PK-35 was coached by Pasi Rautiainen in the mid-1990s they were promoted to Finland's top division, the Veikkausliiga. After some economical troubles the first team was acquired by Hjallis Harkimo and renamed FC Jokerit. The PK-35 club, however, continued with the other teams in lower divisions using its original name. PK-35 was promoted to Kakkonen in 2001 and to Ykkönen in 2005.

Vyborg Town in Leningrad Oblast, Russia

Vyborg is a town in, and the administrative center of, Vyborgsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia. It lies on the Karelian Isthmus near the head of the Vyborg Bay, 130 km to the northwest of St. Petersburg and 38 km south of Russia's border with Finland, where the Saimaa Canal enters the Gulf of Finland. The population of Vyborg has developed as follows: 79,962 (2010 Census); 79,224 (2002 Census); 80,924 (1989 Census)..

Helsinki Capital city in Uusimaa, Finland

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Pasi Rautiainen Finnish footballer

Pasi Pentti Rautiainen is Finnish football manager and former player. He has coached PK-35, FC Jokerit and FC KooTeePee in Finland and FC Levadia Tallinn and FC Flora Tallinn in Estonia. His last club was TPS.

Move to Vantaa

Myyrmaen jalkapallostadion Pohjola stadion.jpg
Myyrmäen jalkapallostadion

After the 2008 season Pallokerho-35 decided to move its men's and women's first teams to the commuter town of Vantaa, where they will play at ISS Stadion in Myyrmäki. [1] Those teams will be run by a new association and compete with the name PK-35 Vantaa. [2] Pallokerho-35 and its other teams (juniors) will stay in Helsinki under PK-35 ry (main club). [3]

Commuter town urban community that is primarily residential, from which most of the workforce commutes out

A commuter town is a populated area with residents who normally work elsewhere, but in which they live, eat and sleep. The term additionally implies a community that has little commercial or industrial activity beyond a small amount of locally oriented retail business. Such as Scranton.

Bankruptcy

The club suffered serious financial problems in its final years. Sitting bottom of the 2016 Veikkausliiga, the club were docked 6 points and manager Shefki Kuqi left to join Inter Turku. [4] The club were relegated at the end of the season but did not apply for a licence to play in the 2017 Ykkönen and ceased operations. The club's name continues however as the club which split from the PK-35 organisation when it was renamed FC Jokerit still play in the Helsinki area Kolmonen division (4th tier). The club's women's team also continues to use the name and still plays in Myyrmäki - they finished top of the Naisten Liiga in 2018. [5]

Shefki Kuqi footballer

Shefki Kuqi is a Finnish former professional football player.

Ykkönen is the second highest level of the Finnish football league system, although it is the highest league managed by the Football Association of Finland.

Myyrmäki City District in Finland

Myyrmäki, literally meaning "Bog Hill", is a district and major region of the municipality of Vantaa, Finland. The district has an area of 2.7 square kilometres (1.0 sq mi) and a population of about 15,500, making it the most populous district in Vantaa. It is home to Myyrmanni, a large shopping complex.

Season to season

SeasonLevelDivisionSectionAdministrationPositionFinnish CupMovements
2002Tier 3KakkonenSouthern Finnish FA 9th4th Round
2003Tier 3KakkonenSouthern Finnish FA 1st1st RoundLost in Promotion Playoffs
2004Tier 3KakkonenSouthern Finnish FA 2nd1st RoundPromoted to 2005 Ykkönen
2005Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 3rdQuarterfinals
2006Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 10th5th Round
2007Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 8th5th Round
2008Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 7th6th Round
2009Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 9th6th Round
2010Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 8th5th Round
2011Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 4th4th Round
2012Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 4th4th Round
2013Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 6th5th Round
2014Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 6th3rd Round
2015Tier 2Ykkönen Finnish FA 2nd6th RoundPromoted to 2016 Veikkausliiga
2016Tier 1Veikkausliiga Finnish FA 12thRelegated/Dissolved

Final squad

As of 5 September 2016.

PK-35 (in red and black) in action against KuPS Petteri Pennanen KuPS.jpg
PK-35 (in red and black) in action against KuPS

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

FIFA's eligibility rules also demand that in men's competitions, only men are eligible to play, and that in women's competitions, only women are eligible to play.

No.PositionPlayer
1 Flag of Finland.svg GK Daniel Kollar
2 Flag of Finland.svg DF Altim Ademaj
4 Flag of Finland.svg DF Kim Raimi
5 Flag of Finland.svg MF Riku Heinonen
6 Flag of Nigeria.svg DF Ojembe Olatuga
8 Flag of Finland.svg MF Mnwas Awari
9 Flag of Finland.svg FW Masar Ömer
10 Flag of Kosovo.svg MF Ymer Xhaferi
11 Flag of Algeria.svg MF Omar Adlani
12 Flag of Finland.svg GK Jalmari Karvinen
No.PositionPlayer
13 Flag of Finland.svg GK Samu Volotinen
14 Flag of Finland.svg DF Bob Diasonama
16 Flag of Finland.svg MF Konsta Rasimus
17 Flag of Finland.svg MF Kevin Mombilo
18 Flag of Finland.svg MF Omar Khary
55 Flag of Finland.svg MF Marcus Heimonen
80 Flag of Finland.svg DF Ahmed Said Ahmed
69 Flag of Finland.svg DF Aldis Polis

Management

As of 2 August 2016.

NameRole
Flag of Finland.svg Pasi Pihamaa Head Coach
Flag of Finland.svg Juha JussilaCoach
Flag of Finland.svg Ville VepsäläinenKit Manager, Physiotherapist
Flag of Finland.svg Teemu SavukoskiKit Manager
Flag of Finland.svg Boris WistubaTeam Manager

Women's team

The women's football section was founded in 1982. [6] The team won the Naisten Liiga for the first time in 2010 in their debut in the championship; they had been promoted after winning the second-tier Naisten Ykkönen in 2009. They thus made their UEFA Champions League debut in the 2011–12 season, where they were knocked out by Rayo Vallecano in the Round of 32.

Naisten Liiga is the premier division of women's football in Finland. It was established in 2006 as the successor of 1971 founded Naisten SM-sarja. The first Naisten Liiga season was played in 2007.

UEFA Womens Champions League European association football tournament for clubs

The UEFA Women's Champions League, previously called the UEFA Women's Cup (2001–09), is an international women's association football competition. It involves the top club teams from countries affiliated with the European governing body UEFA.

PK-35 subsequently consolidated itself as the new leading Finnish team, winning both the Naisten Liiga and the national cup in 2011 and 2012. [7] [8]

Honours

Titles

UEFA competition record

SeasonCompetitionStageOpponentResult
2011–12 Champions League Qualifying round Flag of Albania.svg Ada Velipojë 10–0
Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovan Bratislava 1–0
Flag of Poland.svg Unia Racibórz 1–1
Round of 32 Flag of Spain.svg Rayo Vallecano 1–4, 0–3
2012–13 Champions League Qualifying round Flag of Moldova.svg Noroc Nimoreni 6–0
Flag of Croatia.svg ŽNK Osijek 3–1
Flag of Scotland.svg Glasgow City 1–1
Round of 32 Flag of France.svg Olympique Lyon 0–7, 0–5
2013–14 Champions League Qualifying round Flag of Macedonia.svg Biljanini Izvori 13–1
Flag of Estonia.svg Pärnu JK 0–0
Flag of Greece.svg PAOK 2–1
Round of 32 Flag of England.svg Birmingham City 0–3, 0–1
2015–16 Champions League Qualifying round Flag of Slovakia.svg Nové Zámky 9–0
Flag of Latvia.svg Rīgas FS 9–0
Flag of Ukraine.svg Zhytlobud Kharkiv 2–1
Round of 32 Flag of Sweden.svg FC Rosengård 0–2, 0–7

2018 squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.PositionPlayer
1 Flag of Nigeria.svg GK Rachael Ayegba
2 Flag of Finland.svg DF Pirjo Leppikangas
3 Flag of Finland.svg DF Dali Meller
4 Flag of Finland.svg DF Sanna Porali
5 Flag of Finland.svg FW Heidi Kivelä
6 Flag of Finland.svg MF Jenna Korhonen
8 Flag of Finland.svg DF Laura Kivistö
9 Flag of Australia.svg MF Jennifer Bisset
11 Flag of Finland.svg MF Eveliina Parikka
No.PositionPlayer
13 Flag of Finland.svg MF Sanna Saarinen
15 Flag of Finland.svg FW Hanne Ojanperä
16 Flag of Finland.svg DF Maiju Hirvonen
20 Flag of Finland.svg Vilma Hakala
21 Flag of Finland.svg MF Tia-Maria Jaakonsaari
28 Flag of the United States.svg MF Lydia Hastings
35 Flag of Finland.svg GK Paula Myllyoja
0 Flag of Albania.svg MF Furtuna Velaj

Former internationals

See also

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  7. List of champions in RSSSF.com
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