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Football in Greece

Index Football in Greece

Football is the most popular sport in Greece, followed by basketball. [1]

55 relations: AEK Athens F.C., Ancient Greece, Antiphanes of Berge, Apollon Smyrni F.C., Association football, Athens, Beyoğlu S.K., Christianity, Clement of Alexandria, Constantinople, Delta Ethniki, Episkyros, FIFA World Cup, Football League (Greece), Gamma Ethniki, Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922), Greek A Division (women's football), Greek Football Amateur Cup, Greek football clubs in European competitions, Greek Football Cup, Greek League Cup, Greek Super Cup, Harpastum, Hellenic Football Federation, Italy national football team, List of football stadiums in Greece, List of Greek football champions, Local football championships of Greece, Olympiacos F.C., P.O.K., Panathinaikos F.C., Panionios G.S.S., PAOK FC, Playoffs, Promotion and relegation, Round-robin tournament, Rugby football, Smyrna, Sport in Greece, Superleague Greece, Thessaloniki, UEFA, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Euro 1980, UEFA Euro 2004, UEFA Euro 2004 Final, UEFA Euro 2008, UEFA Euro 2012, UEFA Europa League, UEFA European Championship, ..., United Kingdom, 1971 European Cup Final, 1994 FIFA World Cup, 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2014 FIFA World Cup. Expand index (5 more) »

AEK Athens F.C.

AEK Football Club (ΠΑΕ AEK; Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως; Athlitikί Énosis Konstantinoupόleos, "Athletic Union of Constantinople"), also known as AEK, is a Greek football club based in Nea Filadelfeia, municipality of Attica, Greece.

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Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).

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Antiphanes of Berge

Antiphanes of Berge (or Antiphanes the Younger, Greek: Ἀντιφάνης ὁ Βεργαῖος, 4th century BC) of Berge, a town near Amphipolis, was a Greek writer of the book Ἄπιστα (Apista; "Unbelievable Things").

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Apollon Smyrni F.C.

Apollon Smyrnis Football Club (Greek: ΠΑΕ Απόλλων Σμύρνης), or in its full name Gymnasticos Syllogos Apollon Smyrnis (Greek: Γυμναστικός Σύλλογος Απόλλων Σμύρνης, Gymnastics Society Apollon of Smyrna) is a Greek football club based in the city of Athens, that plays in the Super League.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Athens

Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.

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Beyoğlu S.K.

Beyoğluspor Kulübü, also known as the Beyoğlu Sports Club, or by its historic Greek name of Pera Sports Club (ΑΣΠ; Αθλητικός Σύλλογος Πέραν), or simply Pera Club, is an amateur sports club based in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Clement of Alexandria

Titus Flavius Clemens, also known as Clement of Alexandria (Κλήμης ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς; c. 150 – c. 215), was a Christian theologian who taught at the Catechetical School of Alexandria.

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Constantinople

Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις Konstantinoúpolis; Constantinopolis) was the capital city of the Roman/Byzantine Empire (330–1204 and 1261–1453), and also of the brief Latin (1204–1261), and the later Ottoman (1453–1923) empires.

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Delta Ethniki

Delta Ethniki was the fourth level of Greek football championship.

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Episkyros

Episkyros (ἐπίσκυρος; also called ἐπίκοινος epikoinos, "commonball") was an ancient Greek ball game.

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FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

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Football League (Greece)

The Football League, known for sponsorship reasons as the Stoiximan.gr Football League (after gambling website Stoiximan.gr), is the second highest professional football league in Greece, being a feeder-league to the top-level Super League.

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Gamma Ethniki

Gamma Ethniki (Γ΄ Εθνική Ερασιτεχνική Κατηγορία, C National Amateur Division), is the third highest football league in Greece.

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Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922)

The Greco-Turkish War of 1919–1922 was fought between Greece and the Turkish National Movement during the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire after World War I between May 1919 and October 1922.

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Greek A Division (women's football)

The Pan-Hellenic Women's Football Championship (Πανελλήνιο Πρωτάθλημα Γυναικών), also known as the Panelinio Protathlima or Women's Alpha Ethniki, is the highest professional women's football league in Greece.

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Greek Football Amateur Cup

Greek Amateur Cup (Greek: Κύπελλο Ερασιτεχνικών Ομάδων Ελλάδος) is one of the most known competitions for amateur teams in Greece.

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Greek football clubs in European competitions

Football clubs from Superleague Greece have participated in European football competitions since 1959, when Olympiacos took part in the European Cup.

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Greek Football Cup

The Greek Football Cup (Κύπελλο Ελλάδος Ποδοσφαίρου), commonly known as the Greek Cup or for sponsorship reasons the Football Cup OPAP, is a Greek football competition, run by the Hellenic Football Federation.

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Greek League Cup

The Greek League Cup, a now defunct football competition, took place only once, in the 1989-90 season.

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Greek Super Cup

The Greek Super Cup (Σούπερ Καπ Ελλάδος) or, officially known in the past, Cup of Friendship and Solidarity (Κύπελλο Φιλίας και Αλληλεγγύης) was a Greek association football one match competition, which was contested annually by the Super League champion club and the winners of the Greek Cup.

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Harpastum

Harpastum, also known as harpustum, was a form of ball game played in the Roman Empire.

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Hellenic Football Federation

The Hellenic Football Federation (HFF), also known as the Greek Football Federation (Ελληνική Ποδοσφαιρική Ομοσπονδία; ΕΠΟ), is the governing body of football in Greece.

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Italy national football team

The Italy national football team (Nazionale di calcio dell'Italia) represents Italy in association football and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), the governing body for football in Italy.

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List of football stadiums in Greece

The following is a list of football stadiums in Greece, ordered by capacity.

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List of Greek football champions

The Greek football champions are the annual winners of Superleague Greece, the highest professional football league in Greece.

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Local football championships of Greece

Local football championships of Greece are lowest leagues of the Greek Football.

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Olympiacos F.C.

Olympiacos S.F.P. Football Club (ΠΑΕ Ολυμπιακός Σ.Φ.Π.), also known simply as Olympiacos, Olympiakos, Olympiacos Piraeus or with its full name as Olympiacos C.F.P. (Oλυμπιακός Σύνδεσμος Φιλάθλων Πειραιώς Olympiakós Sýndesmos Filáthlo̱n Peiraió̱s, "Olympic Association of Piraeus Sportsmen"), is a Greek professional football club, part of the major multi-sport club Olympiacos CFP, based in Piraeus, Attica.

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P.O.K.

P.O.K. (from the initial letters of Panathinaikos, Olympiacos and Konstantinoupolis-AEK-) was a coalition, a kind of an athletic trust, of the three main football teams of the Greater Athens area (the "big three") which lasted until the mid 60's.

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Panathinaikos F.C.

Panathinaikos Football Club (ΠΑΕ Παναθηναϊκός Α.Ο.), known as Panathinaikos, or by its full name, and the name of its parent sports club, Panathinaikos A.O. or PAO (Παναθηναϊκός Αθλητικός Όμιλος; Panathinaïkós Athlitikós Ómilos, "All-Athenian Athletic Club"), is a Greek professional football club based in the City of Athens.

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Panionios G.S.S.

Panionios G.S.S. (Greek: Πανιώνιος Γυμναστικός Σύλλογος Σμύρνης, Panionios Gymnastikos Syllogos Smyrnis), the Pan-Ionian Gymnastics Club of Smyrna, is a Greek multi sport club founded in 1890.

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PAOK FC

PAOK Football Club (ΠΑΕ ΠΑΟΚ, Πανθεσσαλονίκειος Αθλητικός Όμιλος Κωνσταντινουπολιτών, Panthessaloníkios Athlitikós Ómilos Konstantinoupolitón, "Pan-Thessalonian Athletic Club of Constantinopolitans"), commonly known as PAOK F.C. or PAOK Salonika or PAOK, is a professional Greek football club based in Thessaloniki, Greece.

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Playoffs

The playoffs, play-offs, postseason and/or finals of a sports league are a competition played after the regular season by the top competitors to determine the league champion or a similar accolade.

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Promotion and relegation

In sports leagues, promotion and relegation is a process where teams are transferred between multiple divisions based on their performance for the completed season.

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Round-robin tournament

A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.

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Rugby football

Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.

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Smyrna

Smyrna (Ancient Greek: Σμύρνη, Smýrni or Σμύρνα, Smýrna) was a Greek city dating back to antiquity located at a central and strategic point on the Aegean coast of Anatolia.

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Sport in Greece

Greece has risen to prominence in a number of sporting areas in recent decades.

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Superleague Greece

The Super League Greece (Ελληνική Σούπερ Λιγκ) or Souroti Super League for sponsorship reasons, is the highest professional football league in Greece.

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki (Θεσσαλονίκη, Thessaloníki), also familiarly known as Thessalonica, Salonica, or Salonika is the second-largest city in Greece, with over 1 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, and the capital of Greek Macedonia, the administrative region of Central Macedonia and the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace.

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UEFA

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA; Union des Associations Européennes de Football; Vereinigung Europäischer Fußballverbände) is the administrative body for association football in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia.

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UEFA Champions League

The UEFA Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs.

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UEFA Euro 1980

The 1980 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament was held in Italy.

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UEFA Euro 2004

The 2004 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2004 or simply Euro 2004, was the 12th edition of the UEFA European Championship, a quadrennial football competition contested by the men's national teams of UEFA member associations.

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UEFA Euro 2004 Final

The UEFA Euro 2004 Final was a football match played on 4 July 2004 at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal to determine the winner of UEFA Euro 2004.

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UEFA Euro 2008

The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2008 or simply Euro 2008, was the 13th UEFA European Football Championship, a quadrennial football tournament contested by European nations.

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UEFA Euro 2012

The 2012 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2012 or simply Euro 2012, was the 14th European Championship for men's national football teams organised by UEFA.

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UEFA Europa League

The UEFA Europa League is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs.

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UEFA European Championship

The UEFA European Championship (known informally as the Euros) is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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1971 European Cup Final

The 1971 European Cup Final was a football match between Ajax of the Netherlands and Panathinaikos of Greece on 2 June 1971 at Wembley Stadium.

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1994 FIFA World Cup

The 1994 FIFA World Cup was the 15th FIFA World Cup, held in nine cities across the United States from 17 June to 17 July 1994.

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2010 FIFA World Cup

The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.

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2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup was the 20th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Football_in_Greece

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