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Finland's grassroots paradise

Published: Sunday 4 September 2011, 9.13CET
We visit the winners of the Best Club category in the 2011 UEFA Grassroots Day Awards.
Published: Sunday 4 September 2011, 9.13CET

Finland's grassroots paradise

We visit the winners of the Best Club category in the 2011 UEFA Grassroots Day Awards.

Hämeenlinnan Jalkapalloseura in south-west Finland have grown in only 12 years into one of the biggest grassroots clubs in the country, providing youngsters of all abilities in the local area with the opportunity to play football all year round. We visit the club to find out more.

Last updated: 26/03/13 12.40CET

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