86 Coaching Changes Between the Greek SuperLeague & Football League
It is astonishing how many coaching changes have taken place this season in both the Greek Superleague and the Football League, a total of 43 in EACH league!
There have been a remarkable 43 coaching changes this season among the 16 teams in the Superleague and 43 among the 18 teams in the Football League. In total, 78 different coaches have sat on the bench of 34 teams this season.
Among these 86 changes, there are coaches that have worked at more than one club this season. For example, Dimitris Eleftheropoulos started the season with Veria and then went to Asteras Tripolis where he was eventually fired midseason. Coach Ratko Dostanić started off with Levadiakos, where he was sacked, and went on to coach Veria.
Marinos Ouzounidis, who is currently at Panathinaikos, began the season at Panionios, but left the club before an official match and was succeeded by Vladan Milojević, who still coaches the Nea Smyrni club.
As it stands now, only 5 coaches will have completed the season with the team they originally started with: Vladan Ivić for PAOK, Vladan Milojević for Panionios, Răzvan Lucescu for Xanthi, Giorgos Paraschos for Platanias and, Giannis Petrakis for PAS Giannina.
As for the Football League, 43 coaches have managed 18 teams this season!
Similar to the SuperLeague, only 5 Football League coaches have kept their jobs with the same club they started out with at the beginning of the season. They include, Babis Tennes at Lamia, Sotiris Antoniou at Sparti, Panagiotis Dilberis at Panserraikos, Giannis Maggos at Anagennisi Karditsas and finally, Spiros Baxevanos who has been at Kissamikos since the 2013/14 season.
The list below explains all the coaching changes that have taken place in both the Superleague and the Football League this season:
AEK: Temur Ketsbaia - Jose Morais - Manolo Jimenez
AEL: Aggelos Anastasiadis - Sakis Tsiolis - Thodoros Voutiritsas - André Paus
Asteras Tripolis: Makis Chavos - Dimitris Eleftheropoulos - Apostolos Charalabidis - Staikos Vergetis
Atromitos: Traianos Dellas - Giorgos Korakakis - Ricardo Sa Pinto
Veria: Dimitris Eleftheropoulos - Alekos Vosniadis - Apostolos Terzis - Thomas Grafas - Apostolos Terzis - Ratko Dostanić
Iraklis: Nikos Papadopoulos - Giannis Amanatidis - Savvas Pantelidis
Kerkyra: Michalis Grigoriou - ?
Levadiakos: Ratko Dostanić - Giannis Christopoulos - Dimitris Farantos
Xanthi: Răzvan Lucescu
Olympiacos: Marco Silva - Victor Sanchez - Paulo Bento - Vasilis Vouzas - Takis Lemonis
Panathinaikos: Andrea Stramaccioni - Marinos Ouzounidis
Panaitolikos: Giannis Mantzourakis - Giannis Dalakouras - Makis Chavos
Panionios: Marinos Ouzounidis - Vladan Milojević
PAOK: Vladan Ivić
PAS Giannina: Giannis Petrakis
Platanias: Giorgos Paraschos
Apollon Smirnis: Dimitris Spanos - Akis Mantzios
Lamia: Babis Tennes
Aris: Nikos Anastopoulos - Paschalis Melissas - Nikos Kostenoglou
OFI: Nikos Nioplias - Minas Pitsos - Nikos Papadopoulos
Trikala FC: Stavros Psimoulakis - Giorgos Georgiadis - Alekos Vosniadis - Periklis Amanatidis
Sparti: Sotiris Antoniou
Agrotikos Asteras: Nikos Nentidis - Lazaros Vardakis - Nikos Karabetakis
Panserraikos: Panagiotis Dilberis
Chania FC: Antonis Drakopoulos - Thodoris Gantzios - Sakis Papavasiliou - Nikos Pantelis
Panegialios: Leonidas Vokolos - Dimitris Spanos
Kissamikos: Spiros Baxevanos
Acharnaikos: Dimitris Arnaoutis - Milos Costić - Ilias Sorokos - Giorgos Marantas
Anagenisi Karditsas: Giannis Maggos
Aiginiakos: Periklis Amanatidis - Giannis Vlahos
Kallithea: Takis Gonias - Nikos Kourbanas - Panagiotis Pantelis - Stathis Stathopoulos
Kalloni: Giorgos Vazakas - Dimitris Gavalas
Panelefsiniakos: Thanasis Dimopoulos - Giorgos Vazakas
Panthrakikos: Kostas Anyfantakis - Kostas Gemenetzis - Kostas Vasilakakis