Susanna Lehtinen

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Susanna Lehtinen
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Personal information
Full nameSusanna Minttu Maria Lehtinen
Date of birth (1983-05-08) 8 May 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth Finland
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2007 Florida Atlantic Owls 72 (26)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2000–2004 Espoo
2005–2007 Honka
2007 Jersey Sky Blue
2008–2015 Örebro 169 (5)
National team
2005–2014 Finland 80 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 00:02, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:07, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

Susanna Minttu Maria Lehtinen (born 8 May 1983) is a retired Finnish football midfielder. [1] She last played in the Swedish Damallsvenskan for KIF Örebro, a club she represented for eight seasons. [2] She has also played for FC Espoo, FC Honka (Naisten Liiga) and Florida Atlantic Owls (NCAA). [3]

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References

  1. "KIF Örebro stars done with football". na.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  2. Profile in the Swedish Football Association's website
  3. Profile in the Finnish Football Association's website
  4. Profile in UEFA's Euro 2009 archive
  5. "Jeglertz turns to youth for Finland". Uefa.com. UEFA. 28 June 2013. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
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