Finland national under-21 football team
(The Little Eagle-Owls)
|Association||Football Association of Finland|
|Head coach||Juha Malinen|
| Finland 1–3 Sweden |
(Vaasa, Finland; 11 August 1976)
|UEFA U-21 Championship|
|Appearances||1 (first in 2009)|
|Best result||Group stage|
UEFA U-21 Championship RecordEdit
- 1978: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
- 1980: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
- 1982: Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
- 1984: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
- 1986: Finished 2nd of 4 in qualification group.
- 1988: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
- 1990: Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
- 1992: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
- 1994: Finished 3rd of 6 in qualification group.
- 1996: Finished 2nd of 5 in qualification group.
- 1998: Finished 4th of 6 in qualification group.
- 2000: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
- 2002: Finished 4th of 5 in qualification group.
- 2004: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
- 2006: Finished 5th of 7 in qualification group.
- 2007: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
- 2009: Won qualification group 6 and beat Austria in play-offs. Qualified for the final tournament, where finished 4th of 4 in Group B.
- 2011: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
- 2013: Finished 4th of 6 in qualification group.
- 2015: Finished 2nd of 6 in qualification group.
- 2017: Finished 3rd of 6 in qualification group.
2019 UEFA Euro Under-21 qualificationEdit
Recent results and forthcoming fixturesEdit
Caps and goals as of 16 October 2018 after the match against Lithuania.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||William Jääskeläinen||25 July 1998||0||0||Crewe Alexandra|
|GK||Samu Volotinen||26 August 1998||0||0||Čelik Zenica|
|DF||Rico Finnäs||14 October 2000||0||0||Ranero|
|DF||Jonas Häkkinen||21 March 1999||0||0||VPS|
|DF||Juho Hyvärinen||27 March 2000||0||0||RoPS|
|DF||Kalle Katz||4 January 2000||0||0||RoPS|
|DF||William Lindqvist||4 January 1998||0||0||EIF|
|DF||Juhani Pikkarainen||30 July 1998||1||0||KPV|
|DF||Joonas Sundman||20 January 1998||2||0||SJK|
|DF||Tatu Varmanen||9 July 1998||0||0||Unattached|
|DF||Valtteri Vesiaho||10 February 1999||0||0||HJK|
|MF||Jasin Assehnoun||26 December 1998||0||0||Lahti|
|MF||Teemu Jäntti||2 March 2000||0||0||Lahti|
|MF||Tommi Jyry||16 August 1999||0||0||KuPS|
|MF||Lucas Lingman||25 January 1998||0||0||RoPS|
|MF||Niilo Mäenpää||14 January 1998||0||0||Inter Turku|
|MF||Joel Mattsson||17 March 1999||0||0||HIFK|
|MF||Onni Valakari||18 August 1999||0||0||Tromsø|
|FW||Jusif Ali||4 May 2000||0||0||Dinamo Zagreb|
|FW||Irfan Sadik||12 January 1999||0||0||Lahti|
|FW||Timo Stavitski||17 July 1999||0||0||Caen|
|FW||Antti Ulmanen||17 May 1999||0||0||Unattached|
|FW||Eetu Vertainen||11 May 1999||3||0||HJK|
The following players have also been called up to the Finland under-21 squad and remain eligible:
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Hugo Keto||9 February 1998||9||0||Brighton & Hove Albion||v. Lithuania, 16 October 2018|
|DF||Aapo Halme||22 May 1998||4||0||Leeds United||v. Lithuania, 16 October 2018|
|DF||Aapo Mäenpää||14 January 1998||3||0||IFK Mariehamn||v. Faroe Islands, 8 June 2018|
|MF||Kaan Kairinen||22 December 1998||12||3||HJK||v. Lithuania, 16 October 2018|
|MF||Abukar Mohamed||1 January 1999||0||0||Lazio||v. Poland, 11 September 2018|
|FW||Lassi Lappalainen||24 August 1998||7||3||HJK||v. Lithuania, 16 October 2018|
|FW||Mikael Soisalo||24 April 1998||9||0||Zulte Waregem||v. Lithuania, 16 October 2018|
|FW||Saku Ylätupa||4 August 1999||4||0||Ajax||v. Lithuania, 16 October 2018|
|FW||Marcus Forss||18 June 1999||1||0||Brentford||v. Denmark, 7 September 2018|
|FW||Benjamin Källman||17 June 1998||9||6||Dundee||v. Poland, 11 September 2018|
|Head coach||Juha Malinen|
|Assistant coach||Stephen Ward|
|Goalkeeping coach||Mikko Kavén|
|Video analyst||Jouko Kylmäoja|
|Kit manager||Timo Naukkarinen|
|Team manager||Joonas Vilkki|