Mikko Vilmunen

Mikko Vilmunen (born 23 August 1980) is a Finnish football goalkeeper who plays for PS Kemi in Finland. Vilmunen was instrumental in the Drogheda United's 2007 Setanta Cup win, saving two penalties in the shoot out against Linfield.

Mikko Vilmunen
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Vilmunen giving autographs to young players of Järvenpään Palloseura (JäPS) in the Järvenpää football hall (known as the Fortum-hall) some days after winning the Finnish cup in 2005.
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-08-23) 23 August 1980 (age 41)
Place of birth Lempäälä, Finland
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1+12 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
PS Kemi
Number 35
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2006 FC Haka 92 (0)
2006–2008 Drogheda United 18 (0)
2008–2009 Alta IF 36 (0)
2010–2011 KuPS 34 (0)
2012 RoPS 25 (0)
2013– PS Kemi 47 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:55, 31 July 2020 (UTC)

Mikko joined Drogheda United in November 2006 from FC Haka where he was first choice keeper.[1]

In January 2017, Vilmunen extended his contract with Palloseura Kemi Kings for an additional season.[2]

HonoursEdit

  • Finnish Championship: 1
    • FC Haka – 2004
  • Finnish Cup: 1
    • FC Haka – 2005
  • Setanta Cup: 1
    • Drogheda United – 2007
  • F.A.I. League of Ireland:
  • Drogheda United-2007

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Drogheda signs Finnish keeper". Irish Examiner. 24 November 2006. Retrieved 30 March 2013.
  2. ^ "MIKKO VILMUNEN JATKAA PS KEMISSÄ". pskemi.fi (in Finnish). Palloseura Kemi Kings. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2018.

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