Panathinaikos footballers http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24357/all en Soccer-Panathinaikos appoint Fabri as new coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-panathinaikos-appoint-fabri-new-coach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Graham Wood</p> <p>ATHENS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Panathinaikos have appointed Spaniard Fabriciano Gonzalez Penelas as their new coach, the Athens soccer club announced on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 57-year-old, known as 'Fabri', replaces Juan Roman Rocha, who stepped down from the post of head coach to return to his previous role as under-20 coach following a string of poor results.</p> <p>Fabri is the cash-strapped club's third coach this season, after Rocha had replaced the sacked Portuguese Jesualdo Ferreira.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-panathinaikos-appoint-fabri-new-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business Football in Greece Jesualdo Ferreira Lazaros Christodoulopoulos Loukas Vyntra Panathinaikos AO Panathinaikos footballers Person Career Sport in Greece Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:00:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731617 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Leto leaves Panathinaikos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-leto-leaves-panathinaikos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Graham Wood</p> <p>ATHENS, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Panathinaikos forward Sebastian Leto has left the Greek club by mutual consent after a long battle with injury.</p> <p>The 26-year-old Argentine, who shone after joining from arch rivals Olympiakos Piraeus in 2009, has not kicked a ball since January 2012 due to a knee problem.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-leto-leaves-panathinaikos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Greece Labor Panathinaikos footballers Sebastián Leto Sebastian Leto Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:45:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737677 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Spanish coach Fabri claims first Panathinaikos win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-spanish-coach-fabri-claims-first-panathinaikos-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Graham Wood</p> <p>ATHENS, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Spaniard Fabri claimed his first Super League victory since taking over as coach as Panathinaikos won 2-1 at Atromitos on Sunday - their first victory in six matches in the competition.</p> <p>Second-half goals from Portuguese midfielder Zeca and Jean-Alain Boumsong gave the struggling Athens giants a two-goal lead before Anastasios Karamanos netted a last-minute consolation at the Peristeri Municipal Stadium.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-spanish-coach-fabri-claims-first-panathinaikos-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Greece Panathinaikos footballers Sport in Greece Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 21:15:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740256 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Karagounis returns to Greece squad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/football-karagounis-returns-greece-squad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fulham midfielder Giorgos Karagounis was among the 20 players called up by Greece coach Fernando Santos Friday for the February 6 friendly against Switzerland at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus.</p> <p>The 35-year-old midfielder makes his comeback after being left out of the squad for last November's friendly against the Republic of Ireland.</p> <p>Karagounis, who moved to Fulham from Panathinaikos last year, has been capped 122 times, more than any other Greek player.</p> <p>Santos also handed a first call-up to 28-year-old defender Sokratis Fytanidis of Athens club Atromitos.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/football-karagounis-returns-greece-squad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Greece Panathinaikos footballers AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 03:30:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743792 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Basketball-Violence mars Panathinaikos' Greek Cup win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-basketball-violence-mars-panathinaikos-greek-cup-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(updates after final whistle)</p> <p>By Graham Wood</p> <p>ATHENS, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Panathinaikos beat arch rivals Olympiakos Piraeus 81-78 on Sunday in a tightly-contested Greek Cup final which was marred by a 55-minute delay after both sets of fans were ejected from the stadium following crowd violence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-basketball-violence-mars-panathinaikos-greek-cup-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Panathinaikos footballers Sport in Greece Sports Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 20:46:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5752067 at http://www.globalpost.com Basketball: Fan violence halts Greek Cup final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/basketball-fan-violence-halts-greek-cup-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fighting between fans marred the Greek Cup basketball final Sunday, won by Panathinaikos over Olympiakos, with riot police called in after two players were hurt, one with a knife thrown from the stands.</p> <p>Authorities stopped the game and emptied the Ellinikon indoor stadium seven minutes before the end of the second period with Panathinaikos ahead 26-17 when fans from both teams clashed in the stands and on the court.</p> <p>Riot-trained police were deployed to separate the two groups and led them out of the stadium.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/basketball-fan-violence-halts-greek-cup-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greek Cup Final Panathinaikos AO Panathinaikos footballers AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 23:15:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752165 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Panathinaikos fires third coach of season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/football-panathinaikos-fires-third-coach-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Greek Super League club Panathinaikos announced Sunday that they have fired Spanish coach Fabri Gonzalez as the financially-troubled Athens club is suffering one of their worst seasons in the domestic league. </p> <p>The team announced that assistant coach Giannis Vonortas will manage the team for the last four matches of the season and possible playoff action, becoming the fourth coach in the campaign equalling a team record set in the 2004-2005 season. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/football-panathinaikos-fires-third-coach-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Greece Panathinaikos football managers Panathinaikos footballers AFP Sun, 31 Mar 2013 19:15:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798220 at http://www.globalpost.com Anastasiou agrees to take over at Panathinaikos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/anastasiou-agrees-take-over-at-panathinaikos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Graham Wood</p> <p>ATHENS (Reuters) - Panathinaikos will appoint former assistant boss Giannis Anastasiou as their coach for next season as the Greek Super League club try to recover from a shock sixth-place finish this term.</p> <p>The 40-year-old former Greece international will replace Giannis Vonortas, who will return to his duties coaching the academy youth side after taking over in a caretaker role for the final few weeks of the season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/anastasiou-agrees-take-over-at-panathinaikos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Greece Labor Panathinaikos footballers Sport in Greece Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:00:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5824352 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Boumsong departs Panathinaikos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130619/football-boumsong-departs-panathinaikos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Panathinaikos announced on Wednesday they have released former French international defender Jean-Alain Boumsong by mutual agreement.</p> <p>"We thank him for his service to the team and we wish him luck in his career," the club said in a statement.</p> <p>The former Lyon, Juventus and Newcastle United player joined Panathinaikos in 2010 on a three-year contract with a reported annual salary of about one million euros.</p> <p>Boumsong, 33, played in 77 matches for Panathinaikos scoring seven goals.</p> <p>le/pi</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Association football Football in France Jean-Alain Boumsong Panathinaikos footballers AFP Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:06:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5861419 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Greece's Mavrias headed for Sunderland http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/football-greeces-mavrias-headed-sunderland <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Greece international midfielder Charis Mavrias is set to join English Premier League side Sunderland from Panathinaikos, the Athens News Agency reported Wednesday.</p> <p>The Greek Super League club said a verbal agreement has been reached over the transfer of the 19-year-old for a fee of for three million euros ($3.9m, £2.5m).</p> <p>The agency reported that Sunderland had an initial offer of two million euros rejected by Panathinaikos two weeks ago.</p> <p>Mavrias has made two appearances for the Greek national team and has played at all levels in the country's youth teams.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/football-greeces-mavrias-headed-sunderland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charalampos Mavrias Football in Greece Panathinaikos footballers AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:31:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5875054 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: PAOK sign Spyropoulos and Lucas Perez - club http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130706/football-paok-sign-spyropoulos-and-lucas-perez-club <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PAOK announced Saturday the signature of Greek international defender Nikos Spyropoulos and Spanish midfielder Lucas Perez.</p> <p>An announcement by the Thessaloniki team on its Twitter account said 29-year-old Spyropoulos will join the team for training in Austria on Monday, without giving details of the player's contract.</p> <p>Greek international Spyropoulos played at Chievo last season, where he had moved from domestic giants Panathinaikos.</p> <p>PAOK also announced an agreement with Karpaty Lviv to purchase 24-year-old Perez, who had six months remaining on his contract.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130706/football-paok-sign-spyropoulos-and-lucas-perez-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Greece Panathinaikos footballers Sport in Greece AFP Sat, 06 Jul 2013 21:31:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5877369 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Berg signs four-year deal with Panathinaikos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130708/football-berg-signs-four-year-deal-panathinaikos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Swedish international striker Marcus Berg has joined Panathinaikos from Hamburg for an undisclosed fee, the Greek Super League club announced Monday.</p> <p>Berg has inked a four-year contract with the Athens club and will reportedly receive an annual salary of 400,000 euros ($515,000).</p> <p>The 27-year-old has scored six goals in 23 appearances for the Swedish national team.</p> <p>Meanwhile, OFI Crete have brought in twice-capped Portuguese goalkeeper Daniel Fernandes, 29, on a one-year loan deal from Dutch side Twente.</p> <p>le/mw/ps</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Football in Greece Panathinaikos footballers Sport in Greece AFP Mon, 08 Jul 2013 21:02:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5878695 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Karagounis extends Fulham stay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130709/football-karagounis-extends-fulham-stay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Veteran Greece midfielder Giorgos Karagounis has signed a one-year contract extension at Fulham, the west London club said Tuesday.</p> <p>The 36-year-old, Greece's record capped international, joined a year ago from Panathinaikos on a free transfer and helped the Cottagers to a 12th-placed Premier League finish.</p> <p>He played 28 times for Martin Jol's side last term but was initially released at the end of that campaign.</p> <p>Yet despite being linked with a return to Panathinaikos or a move to Australians Melbourne Victory, he has now penned a new one-year deal with Fulham.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130709/football-karagounis-extends-fulham-stay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Giorgos Karagounis Panathinaikos footballers AFP Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:31:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5879420 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Karnezis signs with Udinese, media reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130723/football-karnezis-signs-udinese-media-reports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Greek international keeper Orestis Karnezis has signed a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee with Udinese, Greek media reported Tuesday.</p> <p>Karnezis, 28, will reportedly be loaned to Spain's Granada for this season by the Italian club.</p> <p>His former team Panathinaikos, which he joined in 2007, will receive 750,000 euros for the transfer, the reports said.</p> <p>Karnezis has played for the Greek national team in 10 matches since 2012.</p> <p>le/cw</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Orestis Karnezis Panathinaikos footballers AFP Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:32:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5891623 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Abeid loaned to Panathinaikos from Newcastle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/football-abeid-loaned-panathinaikos-newcastle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French-born Algerian midfielder Mehdi Abeid has been loaned for one year to Panathinaikos by Newcastle United, the Greek Super League club announced Tuesday.</p> <p>The 21-year-old was loaned to Scottish side St. Johnstone last season by Newcastle, played just 12 matches.</p> <p>He played for French national youth teams from 2007-2010 and has been a member of the Algerian Under 23 squad since 2011.</p> <p>le/pi</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Association football Mehdi Abeid Panathinaikos footballers AFP Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:03:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5897952 at http://www.globalpost.com