Esbo Bollklubb

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Esbo Bollklubb
Esbo Bollklubb.png
Full name Esbo Bollklubb
Nickname(s) EBK
Founded 1940
Ground Keski-Espoon Urheilukeskus
Espoo
Finland
Chairman Finland Matti Kumpulainen
Coach FinlandKosovo Ilir Zeneli
League Kolmonen
2009 2nd – Kolmonen (Helsinki and Uusimaa) – Section 1

Esbo Bollklubb (EBK) was founded in 1940 as a football club for the city of Espoo in Finland. In the past the club participated in more sports, but in recent years has specialised in football. EBK's men's team plays in Kolmonen Section 1 of Helsinki and Uusimaa. At its pinnacle the men's team played in the Kakkonen [Third level] in the years 1989–91. The women's team played in women's SM-series in 1993 and 1994. EBK caters for a range of age groups for boys and girls teams.

The club's greatest competitive success was in the Finnish Cup in 1995. EBK is Espoo's oldest team.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
2000 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Helsinki) 8th
2001 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 4th
2002 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 1st Play-Offs
2003 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 4th
2004 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 4th
2005 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 4th
2006 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 4th
2007 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 10th
2008 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 3rd
2009 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 2nd
2010 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 7th

2010 season[edit]

For the 2020 season EBK competed in Section 1 (Lohko 1) of the Kolmonen administered by the Uusimaa SPL. This is the fourth highest tier in the Finnish football system. In 2009, EBK finished in 2nd position in Section 1 of the Kolmonen.

Players for 2010 season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Kosovo GK Gjergji Gripshi
Kosovo GK Nevzat Mustafa
Finland DF Ilja Grönlund
Finland DF Matias Hasselström
Kosovo DF Saber Hajizadeh
Finland DF Martti Lönn
Finland DF Pekka Martikainen
Finland DF Mikael Paani
Finland DF Sami Palonen
Finland DF Marko Pelgonen
Kosovo MF Rexhep Islami
Kosovo MF Arbnor Istrefi
No. Position Player
Finland MF Aki Keltanen
Finland MF Timo Mäkinen
Germany MF Bothqim Karuci Paska-Mutneboth
Finland MF Joni Möller
Kosovo MF Fatmir Pllana
Finland MF Erki Pelgonen
Finland MF Mikko Ruigendijk
Kosovo FW Dardan Gashi
Kosovo FW Arber Haxhiu
Finland FW Jari Koivulahti
Finland FW Mikael Lundsten
Finland FW Aleksi Pollari
Finland FW Heikki Poola

EBK's presidents[edit]

  • Tor Petrell (1940)
  • Alf Lindholm (1941–45)
  • Torsten Rein (1946)
  • Nils-Erik Ekman (1947–48)
  • Karl Weckström (1949)
  • Nils-Erik Ekman (1950)
  • Tor Petrell (1951–52)
  • Lars Schönberg (1953)
  • Balder Weckström (1954)
  • Georg Cederqvist (1955–63)
  • Stig Hasselström (1964–67)
  • Lars Holmberg (1968)
  • Rolf Mattsson (1969–75)
 
  • Arto Nikulainen (1976)
  • Leif Kumlin (1977–78)
  • Lars Lakanen (1979–82)
  • Pål-Olof Björklund (1983–85)
  • Mauri Salonen (1986–89)
  • Håkan Sundström (1990–92)
  • Tapio Kortelainen (1993)
  • Hannu Hirvonen (1994)
  • Esa Martonen (1995–97)
  • Erkki Lavanti (1998-00)
  • Jukka Serpola (2001)
  • Jaana Antikainen (2002)
  • Matti Kumpulainen (2003–)

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