Finland looks back to '65

Honouring the country's first hosting of WM

01.05.2009
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Finland will wear vintage sweaters tonight in its game against Slovakia at Kloten Arena. They will be the same ones used in 1965 when the country hosted the World Championship for the first time, in Tampere. That team finished in seventh place (of eight teams), but its lineup included the great goalie tandem of Juhani Lahtinen and Urpo Ylönen and included stars such as Raimo Kilpiö, Lalli Partinen, Juhani Wahlsten, and Heino Pulli.

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