Ikurin Vire

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Vire
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Full name Ikurin Vire
Nickname(s) Blues
Founded 1957
Ground Ikurin Virelä,
Tampere, Finland
Ground Capacity 48
Chairman United StatesJussi Lehtinen
Manager FinlandPetri Lamminpohja
League Kutonen

Ikurin Vire (abbreviated Vire) is a football club from Tampere, Finland that was established in 1957. Vire currently plays in the Kutonen with its home venue at the Ikurin Virelä.

Divisional Movements[edit]

Seventh Level (3 seasons): 2011, 2012, 2013

Season to Season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements The Finnish Cup Regions Cup
2011 Tier 7 Kutonen (Seventh Division) Group 3 Tampere District (SPL Tampere) 3rd 2nd round
2012 Tier 7 Kutonen (Seventh Division) Group 4 Tampere District (SPL Tampere) 3rd 3rd round 2nd round
2013 Tier 7 Kutonen (Seventh Division) Tampere District (SPL Tampere) 1st round

2011 season[edit]

Vire are competing in the Kutonen administered by the Tampere SPL. This is the seventh highest tier in the Finnish football system.

Current squad[edit]

Goalkeepers:

  • Finland 1. Lähteenmäki Matti
  • Finland 33. Vaarankorpi Ville
  • Finland 96. Kanervisto Mikko

Defenders:

  • Finland 2. Jousmäki Jarno
  • Finland 6. Kataja Ossi
  • Finland 11. Ilonen Mikko
  • Finland 10. Niemenmaa Ville
  • Finland 6. Virta Teemu
  • Finland 44. Ermala Mikael
 

Midfielders:

  • Finland 3. Pitkänen Mikko
  • Finland 7. Näppilä Jussi
  • Finland 8. Nygren Matti
  • Finland 18. Koivunen Aleksi
  • Finland 14. Helenius Sami
  • Finland 19. Happonen Markus
  • Finland 20. Svärd Rami
  • Finland 78. Salminen Samuli
 

Forwards:

  • Finland 9. Järvinen Jukka
  • Finland 17. Räikkönen Antti
  • Finland 4. Mesiranta Ville

Boardroom[edit]

Role Name
Chairman United States Jussi Lehtinen
Chief Executive Finland Antti Moilanen
Financial Advisor to the CEO Finland Petri Saarinen
Foreign Marketing Supervisor Netherlands Arno Noteboom
Football Operations Administrative Assistant/Senior Advisor Finland Risto Lehtinen
Executive Director/Senior Advisor Finland Kari Kanervisto
Honorary Chairman Finland Pauli Mustajärvi

Field Staff[edit]

Role Name
Manager Finland Petri Lamminpohja
Equipment Manager Finland Kimmo Heinonen

References and sources[edit]