FC Futura

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FC Futura Porvoo
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Full name FC Futura
Nickname(s) Futura
Founded 1992
Ground Porvoon keskuskenttä,
Porvoo
Finland
Chairman Finland Matti Valasti
Head Coach Finland Shaka De Bresche
League Kakkonen
2009 6th – Kakkonen (Group A)

FC Futura (abbreviated Futura) is a football club from Porvoo in Finland. The club was formed in 1992 and their home ground is at the Porvoon keskuskenttä. The other venue used by the club is the Porvoon Pallokenttä. The men's first team currently plays in the Kakkonen (Second Division). The Chairman of FC Futura is Matti Valasti.

Background[edit]

FC Futura was established in 1992 and is now recognised as Porvoo's largest football club. Founder Members of the Club's Committee include Alvari Ari Juha, Markku Kemppainen and Vesa Hautala.

The club has played three seasons in the Kakkonen (Second Division), the third tier of Finnish football in 2002–03 and 2009 to date.[1]

FC Futura is strongly focused on the activities of junior club players, with 90% of members coming from the youth section of the club.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
2000 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 4th
2001 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 2nd Promoted
2002 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) East Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 8th
2003 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) South Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 12th Relegated
2004 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 3 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Helsinki) 1st Play-Offs
2005 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 2nd
2006 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 3 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Helsinki) 3rd
2007 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 3 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 3rd
2008 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 2 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 1st Promoted
2009 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group A Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 6th
2010 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group A Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 8th
2011 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group A Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 7th
2012 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) East Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 7th

Club structure[edit]

FC Futura run a number of teams including 3 men's teams, 1 ladies team, 11 boys team and 7 girls teams. The club also runs an Academy the name of which has recently been changed from Futura Academy to the Itä-Uudenmaan Akatemia (IUA). This reflects the fact that the Academy players represent several different clubs.

2010 season[edit]

FC Futura Men's Team are competing in Group A (Lohko A) of the Kakkonen administered by the Football Association of Finland (Suomen Palloliitto) . This is the third highest tier in the Finnish football system. In 2009 FC Futura finished in sixth position in their Kakkonen section.

FC Futura / 2 are participating in Section 6 (Lohko 6) of the Kutonen administered by the Uusimaa SPL.

Futura A are a new team participating in Section 5 (Lohko 5) of the Kutonen administered by the Uusimaa SPL.

Squad for the 2016 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
1 Finland GK Olavi Hetemäki
2 Finland FW Nemanja Biga
4 Finland DF Rasmus Kautto
5 Finland DF Jesse Sundström
7 Finland FW Daniel Nylund
8 Finland MF Benjamin Backman
9 Finland MF Vili Lankinen
10 Finland FW Anton Britschgi
11 Finland MF Emil Forsblom
12 Finland GK Antti Kaikkonen
13 Finland MF Joni Oikkonen
14 Finland DF Rasmus Ahlfors
No. Position Player
15 Turkey FW Cihan Cöksil
16 Finland FW Teemu Ronkainen
17 Turkey MF Mehmnet Cöksil
18 Finland MF Tumoas Kuusisaari
20 Finland MF Lauri Saarikoski
21 Finland DF Nico Eerola
22 Finland MF Jimi Vuohelainen
23 Finland MF Ville Kuusela
24 Italy MF Luigi Mariani
25 Finland MF Julius Gröndahl
28 Finland DF Kalle Sorja
TBA Finland FW Juska Reiman

References and sources[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland – Divisional Movements 1930–2009". RSSSF Archives. 2010. Retrieved 06.05.2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)