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
Career History
Senior2012-Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole has 237 articles about Sami Hyypia. Articles 1 to 40:
Bayer Leverkusen head coach Sascha Lewandowski on April 20, 2013
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
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on August 9, 2015
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
Rio Ferdinand of Manchester United scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premiership match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 22, 2006 in Manchester, England.
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
Brighton manager Sami Hyypia during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Rotherham United at The Amex Stadium on October 25, 2014
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
Israels forward Tomer Hemed takes part in a training session at the Sammy Ofer Stadium in the Israeli coastal city of Haifa, on March 27, 2015
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
David Vaughan of Nottingham Forest tackled by Inigo Calderon of Brighton & Hove Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match on May 3, 2014
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
Johnny Russell of Derby celebrates after his corner was turned in for the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship Match between Derby County and Nottingham Forest at iPro Stadium on January 17, 2015
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
Manager Chris Hughton of Brighton looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Norwich City at Amex Stadium on April 3, 2015
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
Leverkusen's coach Sami Hyypia is seen prior to the German first division Bundesliga football match TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Sinsheim, Germany, on October 18, 2013
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
Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen during the match against Manchester United on February 9, 2014
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
Manager Chris Hughton of Brighton looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Norwich City at Amex Stadium on April 3, 2015
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
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield on May 16, 2015
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
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool applauds the fans as he walks a lap of honour after his final game at Anfield during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield on May 16, 2015
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
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
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
Jacob Butterfield of Huddersfield celebrates scoring the opening goal with Tommy Smith during the Sky Bet Championship match against Brighton on October 21, 2014
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
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and AFC Bournemouh at The Amex Stadium on January 01, 2014
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
Steve Evans, manager of Rotherham United during the Pre Season Friendly match between Rotherham United and Nottingham Forest at The New York Stadium on July 23, 2014
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
 Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on December 2, 2014
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
Giuseppe Bellusci of Leeds United battles with Cameron Jerome of Norwich City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Leeds United at Carrow Road on October 21, 2014
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
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Brentford v Brighton & Hove Albion at Griffin Park on January 3, 2015
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
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Brentford v Brighton & Hove Albion at Griffin Park on January 3, 2015
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup fixture between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal.
Jan 23, 22:18
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on December 28, 2014
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
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Brentford v Brighton & Hove Albion at Griffin Park on January 3, 2015
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
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Brentford v Brighton & Hove Albion at Griffin Park on January 3, 2015
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
Brighton manager Sami Hyypia during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Rotherham United at The Amex Stadium on October 25, 2014
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
Norwich City manager Chris Hughton prior to kick-off during the match against Tottenham on September 14, 2013
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
Chris Hughton, Manager of Norwich City on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Norwich City at Liberty Stadium on March 29, 2014
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
Chris Hughton, Manager of Norwich City on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Norwich City at Liberty Stadium on March 29, 2014
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
A general view of the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Southampton at Craven Cottage on February 1, 2014
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
West Bromwich Albion's Scottish manager Steve Clarke awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on September 1, 2013
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
A general view of The Amex, or Falmer Stadium, home to Brighton & Hove Albion on September 21, 2011
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
Tim Sherwood manager of Tottenham Hotspur smiles during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham at White Hart Lane on April 19, 2014
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
Brighton coach Nathan Jones during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Watford at The Amex Stadium on October 28, 2013
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
Craig Mackail-Smith of Brighton attacks during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Cheltenham Town at The Amex Stadium on August 12, 2014
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
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis smiles prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on January 28, 2014
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
Tottenham Hotspur's manager Tim Sherwood points to the fans at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on April 12, 2014.
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
Brighton manager Sami Hyypia during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Rotherham United at The Amex Stadium on October 25, 2014
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
Sami Hyypia the manager of Brighton & Hove Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Brighton & Hove Albion at St Andrews (stadium) on August 16, 2014
Brighton & Hove Albion confirm Sami Hyypia resignation
Brighton confirm that Sami Hyypia has resigned as manager of the Championship strugglers.
Dec 22, 15:47
Sami Hyypia, manager of Brighton & Hove Albion, looks on prior to the friendly match against Partick Thistle at Arena Football Center on July 12, 2014
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
Sami Hyypia the manager of Brighton & Hove Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Brighton & Hove Albion at St Andrews (stadium) on August 16, 2014
Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole looks at the form of both sides ahead of Saturday's clash between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Dec 18, 14:12



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