Finland - League Cup Finals

The Finnish League Cup is a pre-season competition (except for the first edition, which was a post-season one). In the past, the final was often played after the league season had already started. Since 2001, there was no competition, until it was resumed in 2004.
    
30.10.1994  Helsinki       HJK Helsinki        - Jazz Pori           2-0
12.07.1995  Helsinki       Haka Valkeakoski    - HJK Helsinki        4-2
16.05.1996  Helsinki       HJK Helsinki        - RoPS Rovaniemi      3-2
26.06.1997  Helsinki       HJK Helsinki        - VPS Vaasa           2-0
05.07.1998  Helsinki       HJK Helsinki        - Jaro Pietarsaari    1-1 aet., 8-7 pen.
18.04.1999  Lahti          VPS Vaasa           - KTP Kotka           3-0
22.04.2000  Hanko          VPS Vaasa           - Jokerit Helsinki    2-1
2001-2003   no competition
02.05.2004  Vantaa         Allianssi Vantaa    - FC Lahti            2-2 aet., 5-3 pen.
23.04.2005  Helsinki       Allianssi Vantaa    - FC Lahti            3-1
12.04.2006  Helsinki       KuPS Kuopio         - KooTeePee Kotka     2-1
13.04.2007  Helsinki       FC Lahti            - Inter Turku         0-0, 4-3 pen.
12.04.2008  Helsinki       Inter Turku         - TPS Turku           1-0
15.04.2009  Vantaa         United Tampere      - HJK Helsinki        2-0
10.04.2010  Helsinki       Honka Espoo         - JJK Jyväskylä       0-0, 4-3 pen.
23.04.2011  Espoo          Honka Espoo         - United Tampere      3-0
04.04.2012  Helsinki       TPS Turku           - HJK Helsinki        1-1, 4-2 pen.
06.04.2013  Lahti          FC Lahti            - JJK Jyväskylä       2-1
29.03.2014  Seinäjoki      SJK Seinäjoki       - VPS Vaasa           1-0

No extra time in the league cup finals since 2007.

Number of Cups per Club (18)

4  HJK Helsinki            1994, 1996, 1997, 1998
2  Allianssi Vantaa        2004, 2005
   FC Lahti                2007, 2013
   Honka Espoo             2010, 2011
   VPS Vaasa               1999, 2000
1  Haka Valkeakoski        1995
   Inter Turku             2008
   KuPS Kuopio             2006
   SJK Seinäjoki           2014
   TPS Turku               2012
   United Tampere          2009

Number of Finals per Club (36)

7  HJK Helsinki            1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2009, 2012
4  FC Lahti                2004, 2005, 2007, 2013
   VPS Vaasa               1997, 1999, 2000, 2014
2  Allianssi Vantaa        2004, 2005
   Honka Espoo             2010, 2011
   Inter Turku             2007, 2008
   JJK Jyväskylä           2010, 2013
   KTP/KooTeePee Kotka     1999, 2006
   TPS Turku               2008, 2012
   United Tampere          2009, 2011
1  Haka Valkeakoski        1995
   Jaro Pietarsaari        1998
   Jazz Pori               1994
   Jokerit Helsinki        2000
   KuPS Kuopio             2006
   RoPS Rovaniemi          1996
   SJK Seinäjoki           2014

Number of Lost Finals per Club (18)

3  HJK Helsinki            1995, 2009, 2012
2  FC Lahti                2004, 2005
   JJK Jyväskylä           2010, 2013
   KTP/KooTeePee Kotka     1999, 2006
   VPS Vaasa               1997, 2014
1  Inter Turku             2007
   Jaro Pietarsaari        1998
   Jazz Pori               1994  
   Jokerit Helsinki        2000
   RoPS Rovaniemi          1996
   TPS Turku               2008
   United Tampere          2011

Note: KTP Kotka changed name to KooTeePee Kotka in 2001.


Viking Cup Finals

Viking Cup, a very similar competition to the League Cup, was arranged five times in the 1970s. Instead of being a pre-season competition, it was a post-season one. Here is the list of the Viking Cup finals:
 
05.11.1972  Maarianhamina  TPS Turku           - GBK Kokkola         2-1
04.11.1973  Maarianhamina  Reipas Lahti        - GBK Kokkola         3-1 aet.
02.11.1974  Turku          HJK Helsinki        - SePS Seinäjoki      1-0
26.10.1975  Maarianhamina  MP Mikkeli          - MiPK Mikkeli        3-0
30.10.1976  Maarianhamina  KPV Kokkola         - Reipas Lahti        1-0 aet.

Number of Cups per Club (5)

1  HJK Helsinki            1974
   KPV Kokkola             1976
   MP Mikkeli              1975
   Reipas Lahti            1973
   TPS Turku               1972

Number of Finals per Club (10)

2  GBK Kokkola             1972, 1973
   Reipas Lahti            1973, 1976
1  HJK Helsinki            1974
   KPV Kokkola             1976
   MiPK Mikkeli            1975
   MP Mikkeli              1975
   SePS Seinäjoki          1974
   TPS Turku               1972

Number of Lost Finals per Club (5)

2  GBK Kokkola             1972, 1973
1  MiPK Mikkeli            1975
   Reipas Lahti            1976
   SePS Seinäjoki          1974


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