FF Jaro

FF Jaro is a Finnish football club, based in the bilingual town of Jakobstad. It currently plays in Ykkönen. Home matches are played at the Jakobstads Centralplan.

FF Jaro
Logo of FF Jaro
Full nameFotbollsföreningen Jaro Jalkapalloseura
Founded1965
GroundCentralplan, Jakobstad
Capacity5,000
ChairmanMikael Eklund
ManagerJimmy Wargh
LeagueYkkönen
2020Ykkönen, 3rd

Current squadEdit

Updated 22 July, 2021.[1]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   USA Thomas Olsen
2 DF   ARG Guillermo Sotelo
3 DF   FIN Samuel Uusitalo
4 DF   FIN Simon Uusitalo
5 DF   FIN Aron Bjonbäck
6 DF   FIN Johan Brunell (captain)
7 FW   FIN Samuel Haglund
8 FW   FIN Alex Ramsay
9 FW   NGA Macauley Chrisantus
10 FW   FIN Juuso Aalto
11 MF   FIN Tuomas Lähdesmäki
12 GK   UKR Mykyta Savchenko
13 DF   LVA Krists Gulbis
No. Pos. Nation Player
15 MF   FIN Markus Kronholm (3rd captain)
20 FW   FIN Albin Björkskog
21 MF   FIN Jim Myrevik
22 DF   ENG Tyler Reid
23 MF   FIN Benjamin Östman
24 FW   FIN Joni Remesaho (4th captain)
29 MF   FIN Marcel Wargh
36 GK   FIN Topi Valtonen
50 MF   BRA Toró
90 MF   FIN Patrick Byskata (vice-captain)
99 FW   FIN Jeremiah Streng On loan from SJK
GK   FIN Joas Snellman

Management and boardroomEdit

ManagementEdit

As of 22 July 2021[2]

Name Role
  Jimmy Wargh Head Coach
  Pavle Milosavljevic Assistant Coach
  Pasi Katajamäki Coach
  Anders Brunell Goalkeeping Coach
  Glenn Sundkvist Fitness Coach
  Johan Hult Naprapath
  Jesper Ahlvik Masseur
  Niclas Sandström Kit Manager
  Veppe Tervaskangas Kit Manager
  Christian Gunnar Team Manager

BoardroomEdit

As of 22 July 2021[3]

Name Role
  Mikael Eklund Chairman
  Fredrik Haga CEO
  Mikael Byggmästar Chairman of the Youthsection
  Tapani Salo Director
  Joni Remesaho Head of Marketing

Season to seasonEdit

Season to Season
Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
1966 Tier 3 Maakuntasarja (Third Division) Group 8 – Vaasa & Central Ostrobothnia Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promoted
1967 Tier 2 Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 4th
1968 Tier 2 Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 7th
1969 Tier 2 Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 9th Relegated
1970 Tier 3 III Divisioona (Third Division) Group 7 – Vaasa & Central Ostrobothnia Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promoted
1971 Tier 2 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 7th
1972 Tier 2 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd
1973 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 12th Relegated
1974 Tier 3 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 5th
1975 Tier 3 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 9th
1976 Tier 3 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 4th
1977 Tier 3 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 7th
1978 Tier 3 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 5th
1979 Tier 3 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promotion Playoff – Promoted
1980 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 8th Relegation Group 5th
1981 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 9th Relegation Group 5th
1982 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 8th Relegation Group 2nd
1983 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 4th Promotion Group 5th
1984 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 6th
1985 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 4th
1986 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 10th Relegated
1987 Tier 3 II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promoted
1988 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promoted
1989 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 12th Relegated
1990 Tier 2 I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd Promotion Playoff – Promoted
1991 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 4th
1992 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 5th
1993 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 11th Relegation group 2nd
1994 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 7th
1995 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 5th
1996 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Upper Group – 5th
1997 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 8th Third round – 8th
1998 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 9th Third round – 10th – Relegated
1999 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd Promotion Group – 3rd – Play-offs
2000 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd Promotion Group – 5th
2001 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd Play-offs – Promoted
2002 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 8th Upper Group – 7th
2003 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 8th
2004 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 11th
2005 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 11th
2006 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 12th
2007 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 11th
2008 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 9th
2009 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 10th
2010 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 5th
2011 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 11th
2012 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 11th
2013 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 10th
2014 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 6th
2015 Tier 1 Veikkausliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 12th Relegated
2016 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 3rd
2017 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 5th
2018 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 6th
2019 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 3rd

International achievementsEdit

1996 UEFA Intertoto CupEdit

FF Jaro –   Guingamp 0-0
  Dinamo Bucharest – FF Jaro 0-2
FF Jaro –   Kolkheti Poti 2-0
  Zemun – FF Jaro 3-2

Former managersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FF Jaro. "Joukkue". www.ffjaro.fi. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  2. ^ FF Jaro. "Joukkue". www.ffjaro.fi. Retrieved 15 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Toimisto" (in Finnish). FF Jaro. Retrieved 15 September 2020.

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