Jarkko Hurme

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Jarkko Hurme
Personal information
Full name Jarkko Erkki Hurme
Date of birth (1986-06-04) 4 June 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Oulu, Finland
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 OLS 21 (0)
2004 AC Oulu 20 (0)
2005 RoPS Rovaniemi 20 (0)
2006–2007 Udinese 0 (0)
2007–2009 Hellas Verona 10 (0)
2009–2010 AC Oulu 33 (0)
2011–2013 TPS 81 (1)
2014–2015 Odd 14 (1)
2014 Odd 2 (loan) 10 (1)
National team
2012– Finland 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 November 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2014

Jarkko Erkki Hurme (born 4 June 1986 in Oulu) is a Finnish footballer who plays as a defender, primarily as a right back.

Club career[edit]

Hurme, a right back, started his career at OLS Oulu and AC Oulu, before moving to Veikkausliiga club RoPS Rovaniemi for the 2005 season. He then transferred to Udinese Calcio of the Italian Serie A on 1 January 2006. He played for Hellas Verona in Serie C1 during the 2007–08 and 2008–09 seasons.[1] In the summer 2009 he came back to AC Oulu and helped them to win Ykkönen.

Hurme later played for TPS, where he was the team's captain. He signed a two-year contract with the Norwegian Tippeligaen side Odd ahead of the 2014 season.[2] He made his league debut on 20 May 2014, starting against Aalesund FK, helping his side to a 2–1 win at home.

International career[edit]

Hurme was a regular for the Finnish Under-21 national team. He also played for Finland at the FIFA U-17 World Championship 2003.

Hurme earned his first cap for Finland in 2012 Baltic Cup against Estonia on 1 June 2012 in Tartu, Estonia. He came on as a substitute in the 63rd minute.[3] He scored his first international goal in a home game against Greece in the Euro 2016 Qualifiers on 11 October 2014.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results lists Finland's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 October 2014 Olympiastadion, Helsinki, Finland  Greece 1–1 1–1 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying


  1. ^ "Calciomercato, Hurme arriva in gialloblù" (in Italian). hellasverona.it. 2007-07-26. Retrieved 2009-07-10. 
  2. ^ "Finsk landslagsback til Odd". TV 2 (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Suomelle taisteluvoitto Virosta

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