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Football Association of Finland

Football Association of Finland
UEFA
Association crest
Founded 1907
FIFA affiliation 1908
UEFA affiliation 1954
President Pertti Alaja

The Football Association of Finland (Finnish: Suomen Palloliitto; Swedish: Finlands Bollförbund, literally "only" Ball Association of Finland), abbr. SPL is the governing body of football in Finland. It was founded in 1907.

The SPL organises the Helsinki.

Contents

  • Background 1
  • District organisations 2
  • Publications 3
  • Presidents 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Background

The Suomen Palloliitto (SPL) has more than 1,000 member clubs and approximately 115,000 registered players. The Finnish Gallup survey has indicated that football is a popular pastime with around 500,000 Finns interested in the sport. The SPL is Finland's largest amateur sports federation.[1]

The association was also the governing body of bandy in Finland until Finland's Bandy Association was founded in 1972.

District organisations

At the more local level Finnish football is administered by the following 12


  • Official website (Finnish)
  • Finland at UEFA.com
  • Finland at FIFA.com

External links

  1. ^ "Palloliitto". Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 
  2. ^ "Suomen Palloliitto - Piirit". Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "A-lehdet Dialogi Oy". Aikakaus Media (in Finnish). Retrieved 18 June 2015. 

References

Presidents

The association publishes several magazines, including now-defunct monthly magazine Futari.[3]

Publications

There were also 12 other district organisations that no longer exist.

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