Jyrki Heliskoski

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Jyrki ("Jyrä") Heliskoski (born September 28, 1945) is a Finnish football coach. He's currently coaching the Finnish national under-19 team.[1]

Heliskoski worked briefly as the head coach of the Finnish national team from July 2005 to January 2006. He then continued as an assistant coach under Roy Hodgson until November 2007. Previously he'd coached a number of Finnish national youth teams, including the under-21 team.[2][3][4]

On the club side, Heliskoski coached HJK Helsinki in 1985–89, winning three league titles. He also coached HJK in 2000–2001.[2] Before 1978 he worked as a handball coach.

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