Marko Rajamäki

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Marko Rajamäki
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-10-03) 3 October 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth Göteborg, Sweden
Playing position Striker, Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1992 TPS Turku 166 (60)
1993–1994 MyPa 53 (26)
1994–1997 Greenock Morton 94 (29)
1997–1998 FSV Zwickau 18 (1)
1998–1999 Livingston 5 (0)
1999 Hamilton Academical (loan) 8 (0)
1999 Inter Turku 21 (2)
2000 TPS Turku 31 (10)
2001 SalPa 27 (12)
2002 TPS Turku 14 (0)
National team
1993-1995 Finland[1] 16 (3)
Teams managed
2003-2009 TPS (youth teams/assistant)
2010–2014 TPS
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marko Rajamäki (born 3 October 1968 Göteborg, Sweden[1]) is a Finnish football manager, who has been managing Turun Palloseura since January 2010.[2] Previously he managed the club's U-18 team (since 2002) and was also the assistant manager of the senior team in 2009.[1] Rajamäki is himself a former Finnish international footballer.

He played for several years in the Finnish league and is the league's 23rd all-time top-scorer with 98 goals.[3]

In his time in the Scottish league, Rajamäki played for Greenock Morton (94 league games) in the 1990s. He also played for Hamilton Academical (eight league games) and Livingston (five league games).

Rajamäki made his debut for Morton, on 22 October 1994 along with fellow Finn Janne Lindberg, at Shielfield Park in a 2–1 defeat against Berwick Rangers.

Honours[edit]

  • Finnish Cup 1991 (Turun Palloseura) [1]
  • U-18 Championship 2008 (Turun Palloseura, as a manager)
  • Coach of the Month: April (2010)
  • Scottish Second Division Championship 1995
  • Finnish Cup: 2010 (as manager)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Casa ja Rapa päätoimisesti TPS:n palvelukseen". Turun Palloseura. 2010-01-08. Retrieved 2010-01-27. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Marko Rajamäki nimettiin Pasi Rautiaisen seuraajaksi". MTV3. 2010-01-08. Retrieved 2010-01-27. 
  3. ^ Pietarinen, Heikki (2005-12-18). "Finland - Premier Division All-Time Topscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-09-18. 

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