Finland national under-21 football team
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(The Little Eagle-Owls)
|Association||Football Association of Finland|
|Head coach||Tommi Kautonen|
| Finland 1–3 Sweden
(Vaasa, Finland; 11 August 1976)
UEFA U-21 Championship Record
- 1978: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
- 1980: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
- 1982: Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
- 1984: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
- 1986: Finished 2nd of 4 in qualification group.
- 1988: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
- 1990: Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
- 1992: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
- 1994: Finished 3rd of 6 in qualification group.
- 1996: Finished 2nd of 5 in qualification group.
- 1998: Finished 4th of 6 in qualification group.
- 2000: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
- 2002: Finished 4th of 5 in qualification group.
- 2004: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
- 2006: Finished 5th of 7 in qualification group.
- 2007: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
- 2009: Won qualification group 6 and beat Austria in play-offs. Qualified for the final tournament, where finished 4th of 4 in Group B.
- 2011: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
- 2013: Finished 4th of 6 in qualification group.
- 2015: Finished 2nd of 6 in qualification group.
- 2017: TBD
2017 UEFA Euro Under-21 qualification
Recent results and forthcoming fixtures
4 September 2015
8 September 2015
|Yaghoubi 24' (pen.), 39'
9 October 2015
|Sané 13', 90+1'
13 October 2015
13 November 2015
2 June 2016
|Edmundsson 35'||Report||Tuominen 18'
Hambo 45', 73'
T. Olsen 90+2' (o.g.)
2 September 2016
6 September 2016
7 October 2016
11 October 2016
|Paliyenko 3'||Report||Viitikko 64'|
Caps and goals as of 24 March 2017 after the match against Netherlands.
|#||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Marc Nordqvist||1 June 1997||1||0||IFK Mariehamn|
|GK||Paavo Valakari||28 December 1997||0||0||SJK|
|DF||Joachim Böckerman||24 July 1997||0||0||FC Honka|
|DF||Nicholas Hämäläinen||5 March 1997||1||0||Queens Park Rangers|
|DF||Lassi Järvenpää||28 October 1996||1||0||RoPS|
|DF||Juho Pirttijoki||30 July 1996||5||0||GIF Sundsvall|
|DF||Reetu Räsänen||18 September 1996||0||0||KuPS|
|MF||Lauri Ala-Myllymäki||4 June 1997||1||0||Ilves|
|MF||Sebastian Dahlström||5 November 1996||1||0||HJK|
|MF||Iiro Järvinen||3 November 1996||1||0||Ilves|
|MF||Fredrik Jensen||9 September 1997||5||0||Twente|
|MF||Mikko Kuningas||30 July 1997||1||0||FC Lahti|
|MF||Fredrik Lassas||1 October 1996||21||4||HIFK|
|MF||Thomas Mäkinen||30 January 1997||1||0||Renate|
|MF||Ilmari Niskanen||27 October 1997||1||0||KuPS|
|MF||Urho Nissilä||4 April 1996||0||0||KuPS|
|MF||Anselmi Nurmela||22 November 1996||1||0||RoPS|
|MF||Joonas Vahtera||6 January 1996||1||0||VPS|
|FW||Elias Ahde||6 March 1996||1||0||SJK|
|FW||Rasmus Karjalainen||4 April 1996||1||0||PS Kemi|
|FW||Saku Savolainen||13 August 1996||0||0||KuPS|
The following players have also been called up to the Finland under-21 squad and remain eligible:
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Markus Uusitalo||15 May 1997||0||0||HJK||v. Australia U23, 27 March 2017|
|DF||Leo Väisänen||23 July 1997||0||0||RoPS||v. Faroe Islands, 2 June 2016|
|DF||Roni Peiponen||9 April 1997||1||0||HJK||v. Poland, 23 March 2016|
|DF||Alex Lehtinen||9 April 1996||0||0||Butler Bulldogs||v. Sweden, 13 June 2015|
|MF||Richard Jensen||17 March 1996||10||0||Twente||v. Russia, 11 October 2016|
|MF||Obed Malolo||18 April 1997||0||0||HJK||v. Faroe Islands, 2 June 2016|
- Head coach: Tommi Kautonen
- Coach: Janne Lindberg
- Goalkeeping coach: Jani Luukkonen
- Team director: Riku Auvinen
- Team doctors: Panu Nordback
- Physiotherapist: Jari Pylvänäinen
- Kit manager: Harri Koskinen
- Finland national football team
- Finland national under-19 football team
- Finland national under-17 football team
- Finland national under-21 football team at UEFA web pages