Toni Lehtinen

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Toni Lehtinen
Personal information
Full name Toni Pekka Lehtinen
Date of birth (1984-05-05) 5 May 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Helsinki, Finland[1]
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho
Number 11
Youth career
0000–2000 TP-Seinäjoki
2000–2002 Peterborough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 TP-Seinäjoki 19 (3)
2003–2008 FC Haka 130 (50)
2009 Levadiakos FC 9 (0)
2009–2010 FC Aarau 8 (0)
2010 FC Haka 6 (1)
2011 IFK Mariehamn 30 (7)
2012− SJK 49 (24)
National team
2004– Finland 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 October 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Toni Pekka Lehtinen (born 5 May 1984) is a Finnish professional football player who plays for Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho in Finland. Lehtinen plays as a striker.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Lehtinen has previously played for TP-Seinäjoki and was a youth player at English side Peterborough United. He returned to TP-Seinäjoki in 2002.

FC Haka[edit]

Toni signed for FC Haka in 2003. He won the Veikkausliiga in 2004 and finished runners up in 2007. He finished as the second highest scorer in the Veikkausliiga in 2004, 2007 and 2008 with 11 league goals in each of those seasons. He won the Veikkausliiga Rookie of the Year award in 2004. He won the Finnish Cup in 2005.

Levadiakos FC, FC Aarau[edit]

He joined the Greek club Levadiakos FC in the Super League Greece in January 2009,[2] and joined FC Aarau in the Swiss Super League later that year after the Greek season had ended.

Return to Finland[edit]

He returned to FC Haka after the 09/10 season with FC Aarau had finished. Signed for IFK Mariehamn in January 2011.

After only one season with IFK, he left the Mariehamn based club and signed a five-year contract with SJK in Ykkönen.

International career[edit]

Toni made his debut for the Finnish national team against Bahrain in December 2004. He has made 3 appearances for his country.

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

  • Veikkausliiga Rookie of the Year: 2004

FC Haka[edit]

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