FC Futura (abbreviated Futura) is a football club from Porvoo in Finland. The club was formed in 1992 and their home ground is at the Porvoon keskuskenttä. The other venue used by the club is the Porvoon Pallokenttä. The men's first team currently plays in the Kakkonen (Second Division). The Chairman of FC Futura is Matti Valasti.

FC Futura Porvoo
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Full nameFC Futura
Nickname(s)Futura
Founded1992
GroundPorvoon keskuskenttä,
Porvoo
Finland
ChairmanMatti Valasti
Head CoachShaka De Bresche
LeagueKakkonen
20096th – Kakkonen (Group A)

BackgroundEdit

FC Futura was established in 1992 and is now recognised as Porvoo's largest football club. Founder Members of the Club's Committee include Alvari Ari Juha, Markku Kemppainen and Vesa Hautala.

The club has played three seasons in the Kakkonen (Second Division), the third tier of Finnish football in 2002–03 and 2009 to date.[1]

FC Futura is strongly focused on the activities of junior club players, with 90% of members coming from the youth section of the club.

Season to seasonEdit

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
2000 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 4th
2001 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 2nd Promoted
2002 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) East Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 8th
2003 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) South Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 12th Relegated
2004 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 3 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Helsinki) 1st Play-offs
2005 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 2nd
2006 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 3 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Helsinki) 3rd
2007 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 3 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 3rd
2008 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 1st Promoted
2009 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group A Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 6th
2010 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group A Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 8th
2011 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group A Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 7th
2012 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) East Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 7th

Club structureEdit

FC Futura run a number of teams including 3 men's teams, 1 ladies team, 11 boys team and 7 girls teams. The club also runs an Academy the name of which has recently been changed from Futura Academy to the Itä-Uudenmaan Akatemia (IUA). This reflects the fact that the Academy players represent several different clubs.

2010 seasonEdit

FC Futura Men's Team are competing in Group A (Lohko A) of the Kakkonen administered by the Football Association of Finland (Suomen Palloliitto) . This is the third highest tier in the Finnish football system. In 2009 FC Futura finished in sixth position in their Kakkonen section.

FC Futura / 2 are participating in Section 6 (Lohko 6) of the Kutonen administered by the Uusimaa SPL.

Futura A are a new team participating in Section 5 (Lohko 5) of the Kutonen administered by the Uusimaa SPL.

References and sourcesEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Finland – Divisional Movements 1930–2009". RSSSF Archives. 2010. Retrieved 06.05.2010. {{cite news}}: Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)