Jukka Raitala

  • Date of birth : 15/09/1988
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Finland Finland
 
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Jukka Raitala

Jukka Raitala

U21 debut: 06.02.2007 v Malta
Qualifying Games
: 9 – Goals: 0

• A versatile defender who can play anywhere across the back line. Tall enough to play at centre-back and has sufficient pace to operate as a full-back.

• Has developed his left foot to become as strong on each side.

• Newcastle United FC are among several foreign clubs to have shown an interest in signing him, but he opted to stay at HJK, signing a new three-year contract in April.

Last updated: 08/06/09 23.29CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 30/09/2014 02:33 CET
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundFinlandFinland1-1GeorgiaGeorgia9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FinlandFinland9000
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundFinlandFinland1-0BelarusBelarus9000
11.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundBelarusBelarus1-1FinlandFinland9000
09.08.2014Dutch First DivisionHeerenveenHeerenveen1-2DordrechtDordrecht9000
15.08.2014Dutch First DivisionFeyenoordFeyenoord1-1HeerenveenHeerenveen2300
23.09.2014Dutch KNVB CupSecond roundRodaRoda2-1HeerenveenHeerenveen9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Jukka Raitala
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 15/09/1988 (26)
  • Country: Finland
  • Squad number: 20
  • Club: Heerenveen ( NED)


  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First qualifying round)
    19/07/07: HJK 2-0 Etzella
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    20/09/04: Finland 1-2 Greece

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Finland50
Finland U-21190
Finland U-1930
Finland U-1720
Total290

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
HJK60
Heerenveen30
Total90
Last updated: 08/09/2014 01:17 CET
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