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Nummelan Palloseura
Nummelan Palloseura
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Full nameNummelan Palloseura
Nickname(s)NuPS
Founded1964
GroundKuoppanummen nurmi, Nummela, Vihti, Finland
ChairmanVille Kiuru
ManagerKimmo Kettunen
CoachJukka Kesälä
LeagueKolmonen

Nummela Palloseura (abbreviated NuPS) is a sports club from Nummela in Vihti, Finland. The club was formed in 1964 and since the outset football has been the dominant sport. NuPS runs around 30 teams with men's, women's and junior sections. In addition the club runs leagues and tournaments, outside activities for infants, developmental activities for disabled children and general fitness football for players of all ages.

In 2008 the club had around 625 registered players and in 2009 this increased to 700 players (750 players when peripheral football activities are included). In total NuPS's teams play around 700 games every year.

History

The inaugural meeting of the club took place on 14 October 1964 when it was decided to establish an Ice hockey rink at the Nummelan sports ground. NuPS joined the Finnish Ice Hockey Association and in the spring of 1965 joined the Finnish Football League. Other ball games within NuPS's remit at that time included field hockey, volleyball, basketball, tennis, squash and table tennis. However the sport of football dominated, the expansion of the football club being linked to the population growth of Vihti municipality.

Season to season

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
2000 Tier 5 Nelonen (Fourth Division) Section 1 Uusimaa District (SPL Uusimaa) 1st Promoted
2001 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 3rd
2002 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 6th
2003 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 5th
2004 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 12th Relegated
2005 Tier 5 Nelonen (Fourth Division) Section 1 Uusimaa District (SPL Uusimaa) 2nd Promoted
2006 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 5th
2007 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 9th
2008 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 5th
2009 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 5th
2010 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Section 1 Helsinki & Uusimaa (SPL Uusimaa) 8th

Infrastructure

Nummela has good conditions for football with:

  • 3 x grass pitches (full size)
  • 1 x artificial pitch (full size)
  • 1 x gravel pitch (full size)
  • 5 x gravel pitches (for small-sided games)
  • 1 x hall in winter (full size with artificial turf)

Club Structure

For the current season NuPS are running 2 men's teams, 1 veterans men's team, 2 ladies teams, 1 veterans ladies team, 12 boys teams and 5 girls teams.

2010 season

NuPS First Team are competing in Section 1 (Lohko 1) of the Kolmonen administered by the Helsinki SPL and Uusimaa SPL. This is the fourth highest tier in the Finnish football system.

NuPS Reserves are participating in Section 1 (Lohko 1) of the Nelonen administered by the Uusimaa SPL.

Men's First Team Players

Name Number Nationality Captain
Players
Cristian Thornberg 1 Finland  
Sam Vikström 2 Finland  
Riku Kaalamo 3 Finland   A
Jukka Tolvanen 4 Finland   A
Sami Hakala-Bergman 5 Finland   C
Toni Lehtonen 7 Finland  
Kaarle Glad 8 Finland   A
Joonas Ankkuri 9 Finland  
Mikko Lätti 11 Finland  
Matti Keskinen 12 Finland  
Tino Casagrande 13 Finland  
Janne Tuominen 14 Finland  
Lasse Kasurinen 15 Finland  
Tomi Hietanen 16 Finland  
Jari Havantola 17 Finland  
Lasse Morander 18 Finland  
Joonas Timonen 19 Finland  
Jyri Niskanen 20 Finland  
Tomi Leivo 21 Finland  
Teemu Tolppala 22 Finland  
Mika Kuusjoki 23 Finland  
Miika Talvasto 24 Finland  
Anton Pokki 26 Finland  
Mikko Okkonen 27 Finland  
Topi Sahlström 30 Finland  

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