Turun Palloseura (women's football)

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Turun Palloseura
HC TPS logo.svg
Full name Turun Palloseura Naiset
Founded 1972
Ground Turun Urheilupuiston yläkenttä,
Ground Capacity 750
League Naisten Liiga
2014 5th, Naisten Liiga
Website Club website

Turun Palloseura Naiset, commonly known as TPS, is a Finnish women's football team based in Turku. They represent Turun Palloseura in Naisten Liiga, the top division of women's football in Finland.

Finland Republic in Northern Europe

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Turku City in Southwest Finland, Finland

Turku is a city on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Southwest Finland (Varsinais-Suomi). Turku, as a town, was settled during the 13th century and founded most likely at the end of the 13th century, making it the oldest city in Finland. It quickly became the most important city in Finland, a status it retained for hundreds of years. After Finland became part of the Russian Empire (1809) and the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland was moved to Helsinki (1812), Turku continued to be the most populous city in Finland until the end of the 1840s, and it remains a regional capital and an important business and cultural center.



Home ground Turun Urheilupuiston ylakentta in 2007 Turun Ylakentta.jpg
Home ground Turun Urheilupuiston yläkenttä in 2007
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Alina Schrey playing for Finland under-17s in April 2015

TPS took part in the national championship for the first time in 1972, and won the title in 1978. After withdrawing from the top league in 1992, they returned in 2008. [1]



As of SEASON 2018. [2]
1 Goalkeeper Lindstedt, Karoliina Karoliina Lindstedt Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
2 Defender Schrey, Alina Alina Schrey Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
3 Defender Wentjärvi, Laura Laura Wentjärvi Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
4 Midfielder Öling, Ria Ria Öling Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
5 Forward Kurokallio, Janni Janni Kurokallio Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
6 Defender Vatanen, Tiina Tiina Vatanen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
7 Midfielder Peltoniemi, Aada Aada Peltoniemi Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
8 Defender Uronen, Mira Mira Uronen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
9 Forward Timlin, Veronica Veronica Timlin Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
11 Midfielder Laaksonen, Sini Sini Laaksonen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
12 Goalkeeper Hurmerinta, Roosa Roosa Hurmerinta Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
14 Defender Pikkujämsä, Elli Elli Pikkujämsä Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
16 Defender Laasio, Netta Netta Laasio Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
17 Midfielder Haanpää, Annika Annika Haanpää Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
18 Midfielder Östlund, Saija Saija Östlund Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
20 Midfielder Mäkelä, Eveliina Eveliina Mäkelä Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
21 Forward Ristolainen, Terhi Terhi Ristolainen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
22 Defender Rannikko, Heidi Heidi Rannikko Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
23 Defender Hammar, Siiri Siiri Hammar Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
24 Midfielder Santamäki, Emma Emma Santamäki Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
25 Forward Ruohomaa, Hanna Hanna Ruohomaa Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
30 Goalkeeper Niemi, Inkeri Inkeri Niemi Flag of Finland.svg  Finland

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