After a rollercoaster of emotions in the qualification cycle for Euro 2020, the Football Federation of Armenia had to make a decision on who would head the national team from this point forward. That decision led to the appointment of former Alashkert manager Abraham Khashmanyan. Armenia currently find themselves third in Group J, behind a rocketing Finland and an ever present Italy. The last set … Continue reading Abraham Khashmanyan Appointed As Manager Of Armenia
Armenia took a heavy 3-0 loss to the hands of Finland and have let the chance to have their hands firmly on second place in the group, and qualify for the Euros. Also, the podcast is now officially on the Apple Podcasts App! Please download it and give it a rating! Thank you! Continue reading Hyelanders Soccer Podcast Episode 4 – Armenia Lose Golden Opportunity To Qualify For The Euros
Armenia seem to have come to the crossroad that they regularly visit during the qualification cycle. Dropped points in a crucial qualifier against weaker opposition and set up a must win scenario to keep all hopes of qualification alive. The task is simple, 3 points vs Finland or its over. On Saturday, Armenia had an opportunity to go level on points with Finland with a … Continue reading Armenia vs Finland: The Battle For Second Place Ends Here!
I am joined by Michael Karapetian (@michaelk520) to discuss Armenia’s disappointing draw away to Liechtenstein and look forward to the crucial match against Finland. Hello and welcome to the Hyeland Soccer Podcast by Armenia Soccer Talk! This a podcast dedicated to everything Armenian soccer related. From covering the Armenian National Team, to the domestic league and players abroad, the Hyeland Soccer Podcast brings you information, … Continue reading Hyelanders Soccer Podcast Episode 3 – Armenia Drop Points vs Liechtenstein, All Comes Down To Finland Featuring Michael Karapetian (@michaelk520)
Welcome to Episode 2 of the Hyelanders Soccer Podcast! In this episode I am joined by the Editor-in-Chief of Vivaronews Karen Rafayelyan (@KaRafayelyan) to preview the upcoming Euro 2020 Qualifier between Armenia and Lichtenstein. Karen and I dive deep into the Armenia squad, talk about who we expect to play and the tactics that will be used. Enjoy! Host: Aram Basmajian @HyelandersFCProducer: Kevork Kurdoghlian @kevkurdog Continue reading Hyelanders Soccer Podcast Episode 2 – Armenia vs Lichtenstein Preview Featuring Karen Rafayelyan
Hello and welcome to the Hyelanders Soccer Podcast by Armenia Soccer Talk! This a podcast dedicated to everything Armenian soccer related. From covering the Armenian National Team, to the domestic league and players abroad, the Hyelanders Soccer Podcast brings you information, insight and interviews to shed light on the beautiful game from the highlands! Host: Aram Basmajian @HyelandersFC Producer: Kevork Kurdoghlian @kevkurdog Continue reading Hyelanders Soccer Podcast Episode 1 – Introduction
The European Championships Qualifiers for the 2020 edition of the tournament is approaching its final stretch as Armenia look to stay in contention for the runner up spot in Group J. Armenia will be facing bottom of the table Lichtenstein in a crucial away match. In truth, every match is crucial and Armenia can not afford to drop a point, especially against the likes of … Continue reading Armenia vs Lichtenstein Preview: More Than Just Mkhitaryan!
After dispatching Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-2 thanks to a masterclass from the main man Mkhitaryan, emotions, expectations and hope was flying high. Third on the table, 3 points behind a clinical Finland and 2 Points above Bosnia puts Armenia’s destiny in their own hands. With an upcoming match against bottom of the group Lichtenstein and the ultimate showdown for runner-up, and more importantly, automatic qualification, versus Finland, … Continue reading No Mkhitaryan No Problem? Who Will Step Up For Armenia In The Matches That Matter?
WHAT. A. MATCH. I’m a far from perfect performance, Armenia were still able to put 4 goals passed Bosnia-Herzegovina in Yerevan. The captain, top goal scorer, Roma’s new gem, and all around nice guy Henrikh Mkhitaryan bagged a brace, assist, and forced an own goal in a masterclass performance. Admittedly, I had basically given up on Mkhitaryan. He always gives 110% when he is on … Continue reading Whoa Mkhitaryan! Armenia Back In Contention For UEFA Euro 2020 Qualification After Defeating Bosnia-Herzegovina!
Back to the drawing board. After being handed a disappointing loss Thursday night to the hands of a weakened Italian team. Armenia look to bounce back and take control of their destiny in the group when they host Bosnia-Herzegovina Sunday night in Yerevan. The Armenian side will be without their top goalscorer Aleksander Karapetyan after he was sent off in the 45th minute for a … Continue reading Preview: Armenia vs Bosnia-Herzegovina! Every Match Is Now A Final