Olli Huttunen

Olavi "Olli" Huttunen (born 4 August 1960 in Kajaani) is a Finnish football coach and former goalkeeper. He is the former head coach of the Finnish national team.

Olli Huttunen
Personal information
Full name Olavi Huttunen
Date of birth (1960-08-04) 4 August 1960 (age 61)
Place of birth Kajaani, Finland
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1995 FC Haka 431 (0)
National team
1980–1992 Finland 61 (0)
Teams managed
1998–2002 FC Haka (assistant)
2002–2009 FC Haka
200?–2011 Finland (coach)
2010–2011 Finland
2012–2015 VPS
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Considered one of the best Finnish goalkeepers of all time, Huttunen represented Haka all of his career, winning one Finnish championship and three Finnish Cups with the club. He earned 61 caps for Finland.[1]

Huttunen started his coaching career as Keith Armstrong's assistant at Haka. He became Haka's head coach in 2002, and has led the club to one league championship and two cups. In 2009 Huttunen was sacked.

On 8 November 2010 he replaced Stuart Baxter as the head coach on Finland's national team for the match against San Marino.


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  1. ^ Pietarinen, Heikki (1 May 2009). "Finland - Record International Players". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 23 September 2009.