Finland Tier 2

Ykkönen 2021 Season

League Guide & Facts


  • The second tier of Finnish Football

  • 12 teams

  • Teams play each other twice (22 games)

  • League then splits into promotion and relegation series (10 games)

Promotion

  • 1-2 teams promoted

  • 1st place automatically promoted

  • 2nd place qualifies for promotion playoff semi final

  • 3rd & 4th place qualify for promotion playoff quarter final

  • Playoff finalist plays a team from the league above to earn promotion

Relegation

  • Bottom 3 are relegated

Other

  • FM22 gives you the option to start in either the 2021 or 2022 season. Regardless of which you choose the teams will remain the same. 2021 is the default start date

  • The match squad must have no more than 3 non-EU players.

  • The match squad must have at least 9 players trained by a club in Finland.

  • There must be at least 4 players trained by a club in Finland in the playing 11

  • Kubi 04 are a feeder side for another club and cannot be promoted


Location of Clubs


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

Nordic Journeyman



*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds

*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save
Klubi 04 are an Academy side for another club and cannot be promoted


Football Manager 2022 - Finnish Ykkönen

Club Culture


Football Manager 2022 - Finnish Ykkönen

Facilities

Facilities Explained

Training Facilities

The better the training facilities the more chance (already visible) players will develop.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Youth Facilities

The training facilities available for Juniors (only).

Does NOT apply to visible players already at the club. All visible players currently at the club use Training Facilities regardless of age.

In theory the better these facilities the greater your players will be developed on the day of intake. But there are a lot of factors at play.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Junior Coaching

The quality and quantity of unseen youth coaches that affects the quality of players in your youth intake

Junior coaching is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Youth Recruitment

This determines how large a pool of players your team can recruit from. It is the size of your recruitment network. It increases your chances of getting the best young players from your area, nation and beyond.

Some clubs of course will have no youth recruitment at all, which means no youth intakes.

Recruitment is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Limited

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional



EIF


FF Jaro


Gnistan


JIPPO


Klubi 04


KPV


MP


MuSa


PK-35


RoPS


TPS


VPS


For more info go to the excellent www.nordicstadiums.com/