Kokkolan Palloveikot

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KPV Kokkola
Kokkolan Palloveikot.png
Full name Kokkolan Palloveikot
Nickname(s) KPV
Founded 1930
Ground Kokkolan Keskuskenttä,
Kokkola
Finland
Ground Capacity 2000
Chairman Finland Risto Pouttu
Manager Finland Antti Ylimäki
League Ykkönen
2015 Ykkönen 1st (win in play-off) (promoted)

KPV (or Kokkolan Palloveikot) is a Finnish football club, based in Kokkola. It currently plays in the Finnish Second Division (Kakkonen). The club's manager is Henri Myntti, and it plays its home matches at Kokkolan keskuskenttä.

KPV is the club of Finnish-speaking people in the town. The rival club is Swedish-speaking GBK.

Honours[edit]

  • Finnish championship (league format): 1969
  • Finnish championship (league format) 2nd: 1973
  • Finnish championship (league format) 3rd: 1971, 1975, 2005
  • Finnish Cup finalist: 1982, 2006

KPV in Europe[edit]

  • 1R = First Round
Season Competition Round Country Club Score
1970–71 European Cup 1R Scotland Celtic FC 0–9, 0–5
1974–75 UEFA Cup 1R Germany 1. FC Köln 1–5, 1–4

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
1999 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 7th KPV-j – Relegation Group – Relegated
2000 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 6th KPV-j
2001 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 5th KPV-j
2002 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 2nd KPV-j
2003 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 4th KPV-j
2004 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 4th
2006 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 9th
2007 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 10th
2008 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 6th
2009 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 2nd
2010 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 4th
2011 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 12th Relegated
2012 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto)

Club structure[edit]

KPV run a number of team including 1 men's teams, 1 ladies team, 10 boys team and 7 girls teams. The club also runs an Academy and Soccer School.[1]

2011 season[edit]

KPV are competing in the Ykkönen (First Division) administered by the Football Association of Finland (Suomen Palloliitto). This is the second tier of the Finnish football system. In 2009 the team finished in second position in the Ykkönen.

Current squad in 2016[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 Joonas Myllymäki
2 The Gambia DF Matthew Mendy
4 The Gambia MF Yankuba Ceesay
5 The Gambia FW Dawda Bah
6 Finland DF Teemu Mäki
7 Finland MF Jouni Ahvenkoski
8 Belgium MF Washilly Tshibasu
10 Georgia (country) FW Irakli Sirbiladze
11 Finland FW Kim Palosaari
12 Finland MF Aki Sipilä
14 Finland MF Lassi Känsälä
15 Finland DF Henri Myntti
No. Position Player
18 United States DF Mike Banner
19 Sweden DF Felix Gustavsson
20 Finland MF Ville Luokkala
21 Finland DF Timo Rauhala
22 Finland GK Riku Lelo Lunkoka
23 Finland MF Harri Heiermann
29 Finland FW Antti Palohuhta
30 Finland FW Ville Huuhka
32 Finland GK Riku Uuskartano
33 Finland DF Samu Laitinen
36 Finland GK Janne Henriksson

Former players[edit]

For a complete list of former Kokkolan Palloveikot players with Wikipedia articles, see Category:Kokkolan Palloveikot players.

References and sources[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Kokkolan Palloveikot Pääsivusto". Retrieved 2010-06-11.