Hibs date for Jaaskelainen

06 May 2009 11:30
Bolton have announced goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen's testimonial match will be played against Hibernian at the Reebok Stadium on August 8.

The Edinburgh club are managed by former Wanderers striker Mixu Paatelainen, who like Jaaskelainen hails from Finland.

The 34-year-old is being rewarded for his long service. He has made 425 appearances after arriving from VPS Vaasa in November 1997.

Jaaskelainen told www.bwfc.co.uk: "I am extremely proud of what I have achieved at Bolton. To represent the club for as long as I have done is tremendous.

"It is great my fellow countryman will be bringing his team to Bolton. It should be a good curtain-raiser to the new season."

Source: Eurosport