Mixu Paatelinen

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Mixu Paatelainen
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Personal information
Full name Mika-Matti Petteri Paatelainen[1]
Date of birth 3 February 1967 (1967-02-03) (age 47)
Place of birth Helsinki, Finland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1987 FC Haka 48 (18)
1987–1992 Dundee United 133 (33)
1992–1994 Aberdeen 75 (23)
1994–1997 Bolton Wanderers 69 (15)
1997–1998 Wolverhampton Wanderers 23 (0)
1998–2001 Hibernian 93 (32)
2001–2002 RC Strasbourg 7 (0)
2002–2003 Hibernian 24 (7)
2003–2004 St. Johnstone 32 (11)
2004–2005 St. Mirren 16 (4)
Total 521 (143)
National team
1989–2000 Finland 70 (18)
Teams managed
2005–2006 Cowdenbeath
2006–2007 TPS
2008–2009 Hibernian
2010–2011 Kilmarnock
2011– Finland
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mika-Matti "Mixu" Paatelainen (born February 3, 1967 in Helsinki) is a retired Finnish football player and is the current manager of Hibernian. Mixu is the oldest of three brothers, all of whom have played professional football. He scored 18 goals in 70 appearances for the Finnish national team, which makes him Finland's all time twelfth most capped player and fifth top goalscorer.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players’ Records 1946–2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 475. ISBN 1-85291-665-6.