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Kokkolan Palloveikot

KPV Kokkola
Full name Kokkolan Palloveikot
Nickname(s) KPV
Founded 1930
Ground Kokkolan Keskuskenttä,
Kokkola
Finland
Ground Capacity 2000
Chairman Risto Pouttu
Manager Henri Myntti
League Kakkonen
2011 Ykkönen 12th (relegated)

KPV (or Kokkolan Palloveikot) is a Finnish football club, based in Kokkola. It currently plays in the Finnish Second Division (Kakkonen). The club's manager is Henri Myntti, and it plays its home matches at Kokkolan keskuskenttä.

KPV is the club of Finnish speaking people in the town. The rival club is Swedish speaking GBK.

Contents

  • Honours 1
  • KPV in Europe 2
  • Season to season 3
  • Club structure 4
  • 2011 season 5
  • Current squad in 2015 6
  • Former players 7
  • References and sources 8
  • Footnotes 9

Honours

  • Finnish championship (league format): 1969
  • Finnish championship (league format) 2nd: 1973
  • Finnish championship (league format) 3rd: 1971, 1975, 2005
  • Finnish Cup finalist: 1982, 2006

KPV in Europe

  • 1R = First Round
Season Competition Round Country Club Score
1970-71 European Cup 1R Celtic FC 0-9, 0-5
1974-75 UEFA Cup 1R 1. FC Köln 1-5, 1-4

Season to season

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
1999 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 7th KPV-j – Relegation Group - Relegated
2000 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 6th KPV-j
2001 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 5th KPV-j
2002 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 2nd KPV-j
2003 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 4th KPV-j
2004 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 4th
2006 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 9th
2007 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 10th
2008 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 6th
2009 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 2nd
2010 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 4th
2011 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 12th Relegated
2012 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto)

Club structure

KPV run a number of team including 1 men's teams, 1 ladies team, 10 boys team and 7 girls teams. The club also runs an Academy and Soccer School.[1]

2011 season

KPV are competing in the Ykkönen (First Division) administered by the Football Association of Finland (Suomen Palloliitto). This is the second tier of the Finnish football system. In 2009 the team finished in second position in the Ykkönen.

Current squad in 2015

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 GK Joonas Myllymäki
5 DF Oskar Ylimäki
6 DF Ville Jylhä
9 FW Ville Huuhka
10 FW Kim Palosaari
20 FW Jere Kentala
34 FW Aaro Hedman
47 FW Petteri Jokihaara
66 DF Teemu Mäki
TBA MF Jouni Ahvenkoski
TBA FW Dawda Bah
No. Position Player
TBA MF Yankuba Ceesay
TBA MF Harri Heiermann
TBA DF Harri Hujanen
TBA DF Ville Jylhä
TBA MF Lassi Känsälä
TBA MF Juho Korklakangas
TBA DF Matthew Mendy
TBA DF Henri Myntti
TBA MF Aki Sipilä
TBA GK Riku Uuskartano

Former players

For a complete list of former Kokkolan Palloveikot players with WorldHeritage articles, see Category:Kokkolan Palloveikot players.

References and sources

  • (Finnish) Official Website
  • (Finnish) KPV Juniors Website
  • (Finnish) Finnish WorldHeritage
  • (Finnish) Suomen Cup
  • (Finnish) KPV Facebook

Footnotes

  1. ^ "Kokkolan Palloveikot Pääsivusto". Retrieved 11.06.2010. 


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