Sami Hyypia

Born: October 7, 1973 (age 44)

Height: 6'5" (196cm)

Hometown: Porvoo, Finland
Nationality: Finland Finnish

Sami Hyypia in the stands on February 6, 2012
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Career History
Senior2012-Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole has 238 articles about Sami Hyypia. Articles 1 to 40:
Liverpool defender Joel Matip in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Jamie Carragher: 'Liverpool need a centre-back in January'
Jamie Carragher says that Liverpool need a centre-back, ideally to be signed in the January transfer window.
Dec 22, 14:40
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Former Bayer Leverkusen coach Sascha Lewandowski dies, aged 44
Former Bayer Leverkusen coach and interim manager Sascha Lewandowski is found dead in his home aged just 44.
Jun 9, 12:18
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Preview: Stoke City vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole looks ahead to the first leg of the League Cup semi-final between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium.
Jan 4, 10:21
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On this day: Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand scores against Liverpool again
Nine years ago today, Rio Ferdinand scored another goal against Liverpool as Manchester United beat their rivals 2-0 at Old Trafford.
Oct 22, 06:00
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Sami Hyypia named FC Zurich manager
Former Brighton and Hove Albion boss Sami Hyypia is named the new manager of FC Zurich in Switzerland.
Aug 21, 15:14
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Championship 2015-16 season preview: Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole previews the upcoming 2015-16 Championship season from a Brighton & Hove Albion perspective.
Aug 6, 10:00
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Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Nottingham Forest
Sports Mole looks ahead to the start of the Football League season on Friday night as Brighton & Hove Albion welcome Nottingham Forest.
Aug 5, 21:12
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End-of-season report: Derby County
Sports Mole looks back on a mixed 2014-15 season for Derby County, who were among the Championship frontrunners for much of it before falling away at the end.
Jun 16, 13:30
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End-of-season report: Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole looks back on a Championship season of disappointment in 2014-15 for Brighton & Hove Albion, who had made the playoffs the previous two campaigns.
Jun 16, 12:00
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Sami Hyypia targets assistant job at Liverpool
Ex-Liverpool centre-back Sam Hyypia wants to return to the club as Brendan Rodgers's assistant.
Jun 9, 04:23
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Report: Liverpool interested in hiring ex-Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen
Liverpool line up Rene Meulensteen, Pako Ayestaran and Sami Hyypia as they continue to search for a new assistant manager.
Jun 9, 03:15
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Brighton & Hove Albion close to Alireza Jahanbakhsh deal?
Brighton & Hove Albion are reportedly closing in on the signing of NEC Nijmegen winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
Jun 5, 03:37
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Steven Gerrard: Boyhood fan to Liverpool great
Sports Mole looks back at Steven Gerrard's Liverpool career and the legacy that he leaves behind at Anfield.
May 17, 13:08
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Steven Gerrard: 'Rafael Benitez's team was the best I played in'
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard claims that Rafael Benitez's team of the 2008-09 season was the finest squad that he played in during his 17 years at Anfield.
May 17, 11:36
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Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's early kickoff in the Championship as Brighton & Hove Albion host leaders Watford at the Amex Stadium.
Apr 23, 17:50
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Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Huddersfield Town
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's Championship meeting between Brighton & Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town.
Apr 13, 16:40
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Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole gazes ahead to Friday night's Championship match as leaders Bournemouth travel to stuttering Brighton & Hove Albion.
Apr 8, 16:45
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Preview: Rotherham United vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Championship relegation clash between Rotherham United and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Apr 5, 14:18
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Joao Teixeira: 'It's hard to see Steven Gerrard leave Liverpool'
Liverpool youngster Joao Teixeira admits that he is upset at the thought of Steven Gerrard leaving the club in the summer to join Los Angeles Galaxy.
Apr 3, 15:35
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Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Championship clash on Good Friday between Brighton & Hove Albion and Norwich City.
Apr 1, 18:06
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Beram Kayal makes Brighton & Hove Albion switch
Midfielder Berma Kayal leaves Celtic to sign a two-and-a-half-year deal with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Jan 24, 09:38
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Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup fixture between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal.
Jan 23, 22:18
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FA Cup fourth round: Five potential upsets
With a weekend of FA Cup action coming up, Sports Mole looks at five fourth-round ties that could provide a famous upset.
Jan 23, 18:55
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Chris Hughton warns Arsenal over resurgent Brighton & Hove Albion
Chris Hughton says that beating Ipswich Town has given his Brighton side a timely confidence boost ahead of hosting Arsenal in an FA Cup fourth-round clash.
Jan 22, 01:18
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Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Brentford
Sports Mole previews Chris Hughton's first home game in charge of Brighton & Hove Albion as they host Brentford at the Amex.
Jan 16, 13:32
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Mid-season report: Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole recaps Brighton & Hove Albion's first half of the season as Sami Hyypia struggled in his first management role in England.
Jan 6, 18:00
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Brighton & Hove Albion name Chris Hughton as new manager
Brighton & Hove Albion name Chris Hughton as their new manager on a three-and-a-half-year contract.
Dec 31, 09:32
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Report: Chris Hughton to be appointed Brighton & Hove Albion manager
Chris Hughton will be unveiled as the new manager of Championship club Brighton & Hove Albion later today, according to a report.
Dec 31, 07:58
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Chris Hughton interested in Brighton & Hove Albion job
Chris Hughton reveals that he would be interested in becoming the next manager of Brighton & Hove Albion.
Dec 30, 10:18
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Preview: Fulham vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Fulham and Brighton & Hove Albion at Craven Cottage.
Dec 27, 17:58
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Team News: Hal Robson-Kanu returns for Reading
Hal Robson-Kanu returns from injury to make the starting XI for Reading against Brighton & Hove Albion.
Dec 26, 14:20
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David Burke departs as Brighton & Hove Albion head of football operations
David Burke leaves his role as head of football operations at Brighton & Hove Albion following the resignation of Sami Hyypia.
Dec 24, 15:48
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Brighton & Hove Albion want swift Sami Hyypia replacement
Brighton & Hove Albion chief executive Paul Barber says that the nearing transfer window will make for a swift managerial appointment after Sami Hyypia's resignation.
Dec 24, 09:44
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Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Reading
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Boxing Day clash between managerless Brighton and out-of-form Reading.
Dec 23, 17:48
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Brighton & Hove Albion recall Craig Mackail-Smith from Peterborough United
Brighton & Hove Albion opt to recall Craig Mackail-Smith from his loan at Peterborough United so that he can feature on Boxing Day against Reading.
Dec 23, 16:18
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Tony Pulis open to Brighton & Hove Albion talks
Former Crystal Palace and Stoke City boss Tony Pulis admits that he would be open to talking to Brighton & Hove Albion about their managerial vacancy.
Dec 23, 10:23
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Report: Brighton & Hove Albion target Tim Sherwood to replace Sami Hyypia
A report suggests that Brighton & Hove Albion are lining up Tim Sherwood to become their new manager following the resignation of Sami Hyypia.
Dec 23, 04:18
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Kemy Agustien sad to see manager Sami Hyypia leave Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton midfielder Kemy Agustien admits that he is "very sad" following manager Sami Hyypia's departure from the club.
Dec 22, 18:01
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Brighton & Hove Albion confirm Sami Hyypia resignation
Brighton confirm that Sami Hyypia has resigned as manager of the Championship strugglers.
Dec 22, 15:47
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Sami Hyypia hands in resignation at Brighton & Hove Albion?
Brighton boss Sami Hyypia is understood to have offered his resignation to the Championship strugglers.
Dec 22, 15:18

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