Antti Niemi

Where is Antti Niemi now?

One of the few Finnish footballers to grace England’s Premier League, Antti Niemi retired in 2008 due to a wrist injury.

He did actually sign for Portsmouth later that year but never made an appearance for the club and reportedly earned £450,000 for this troubles.

In retirement Niemi went into coaching and in 2010 joined up with the Finnish national team as their goalkeeping coach.

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In 2013 he took on the role as goalkeeping coach at his former club in Finland, HJK combining these duties alongside his work with the national team.

In June 2014 Antti Niemi joined fellow former Finland team mate Sami Hyppia at Brighton and Hove Albion as goalkeeping coach.

He left the club once the season was over in May 2015 to return back to his native Finland to be with his family again.

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Antti Niemi: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forFulham, Southampton

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