Jari Vanhala

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Jari Vanhala
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-08-29) 29 August 1965 (age 49)
Place of birth Helsinki, Finland
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990 Grankulla IFK 22 (14)
1991 FF Jaro 33 (19)
1992–1994 HJK 78 (22)
1995–1996 FF Jaro 50 (27)
1996–1997 Bradford City 1 (0)
1997–1998 FinnPa 45 (9)
1999 Inter Turku 15 (3)
2000 Grankulla IFK 0 (0)
Total 244 (94)
National team
1992–1997 Finland 23 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jari Vanhala (born 29 August 1965) is a Finnish former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a striker.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Helsinki, Vanhala spent the majority of his playing career in Finland, playing with Grankulla IFK, FF Jaro, HJK, FinnPa and Inter Turku.[1] However, he also made one substitute appearance in the Football League for Bradford City during the 1996-97 season.[2][3]

International career[edit]

Between 1992 and 1997, Vanhala earned 23 caps for the Finnish national side, scoring two goals,[1] including appearing in five FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jari Vanhala at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "BRADFORD CITY : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  3. ^ Jari Vanhala career statistics at Soccerbase
  4. ^ Jari VanhalaFIFA competition record