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Legendary Player

Mixu Paatelainen

The bulk of the Finnish striker’s career was spent in Scotland with multiple clubs, although he arguably played his best football with Dundee United, Aberdeen and Hibs. Mixu is also regarded as a legend at Bolton Wanderers where his performances earned him First Division winner’s medal – and a mention in the classic comedy series, Phoenix Nights.


Mixu Paatelainen

Position(s) Centre forward

Birthplace Helsinki, Finland

Date of birth 03/02/1967

Clubs FC Haka, Dundee United, Aberdeen, Bolton Wanderers, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Hibernian, RC Strasbourg, St Johnstone, St Mirren, Cowdenbeath