FC Jokerit

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FC Jokerit was a Finnish professional football club based in Helsinki, Finland. It was founded in 1999. The club was known for its wild supporters, 116% Boys, and for its owner, Hjallis Harkimo who is also the owner of Jokerit, an ice hockey club based in Helsinki.

FC Jokerit's last season of football was in 2003, finishing 10th in Veikkausliiga. The club was sold to rivals HJK Helsinki in March 2004,[1] renamed to Klubi-04 and established in Kakkonen. Jokerit F.C. Helsinki were formed in 2012 and participate in the Tali Halli TM league. Because of the sale and reformation of the original Jokerit, Jokerit FC (or JFC Helsinki) consider HJK Helsinki and Klubi-04 as rivals, despite the fact that they rarely play each other due to the divisions between them. [2]

Managers[edit]

Manager Tenure Nationality
Pasi Rautiainen 1999-2000, 2003-2004 Finland
Jan Everse 2001 Finland
Ville Lyytikainen 2001-2002 Finland

Achievements[edit]

Cup Year Position/ Stage Achieved
Finnish Cup 1999 Champions
Veikkausliiga 2000 2nd Place
Ykkonen 2002 Champions
UEFA Intertoto Cup 1999 Third Round

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harkimo: Katsoimme viisaaksi keskittyä yhteen lajiin" (in Finnish). MTV3. 2004-03-05. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  2. ^ "Finland 2004". RSSSF. 2005-04-23. Retrieved 2008-10-23.