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Sokratis unable to claim Europa League glory with Arsenal

Sokratis unable to claim Europa League glory with Arsenal

GREEKS ABROAD: Greek centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos played all 90 minutes of the UEFA Europa League final, but he was unable to prevent Arsenal from conceding a heavy 1:4 defeat in Azerbaijan against Chelsea. **HIGHLIGHTS**




Former AEK Man Sokratis stars in win over Manchester United

Former AEK Man Sokratis stars in win over Manchester United

AGONASPORT SALES: We’re constantly told that a week is a long time in the football world and more often than not, that is proved to be completely true. Just ask Arsenal’s Sokratis and he will tell you about how quickly you can go from the villain to the hero. In Sokratis’ case, he didn’t even have to wait a week for the turn around in fortune, but rather a measly 72 hours.

Konstantinos Mavropanos aiming for an Arsenal breakthrough in 2019

Konstantinos Mavropanos aiming for an Arsenal breakthrough in 2019

GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: On 4th January 2018, Konstantinos Mavropanos completed a surprise move to English side Arsenal, having quickly made a name for himself with PAS Giannina in the Greek Super League. However, despite a promising start and three appearances last season, which quickly endeared him with Gunners fans, the talented young defender has struggled with injury problems.

Milan latest European giant to fall short at Karaiskakis

Milan latest European giant to fall short at Karaiskakis

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: AC Milan became the latest European giant to be slayed at the vociferous Karaiskakis Stadium, dropping a 1:3 defeat to Olympiacos on Thursday to exit the UEFA Europa League. AGONAsport looks at the Erythrolefkoi’s previous triumphs against the big names.

Sokratis nets first Arsenal goal during Europa League win

Sokratis nets first Arsenal goal during Europa League win

GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: Greek national team defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos scored his first for English outfit Arsenal, setting the Gunners on their way to a comfortable 3:0 victory over Qarabag in the 2018/2019 UEFA Europa League group stage. **VIDEO**




Olympiacos eager to banish miserable record against English opposition

Olympiacos eager to banish miserable record against English opposition

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Olympiacos are favourites coming into the UEFA Europa League playoff duel with Burnley, but if their dismal record against English clubs is anything to go by, the Thrylos are in for a tough test. AGONAsport investigates further.



Greece continue to produce top class centre-backs

Greece continue to produce top class centre-backs

GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: The Greek national team may be going through a transitional phase, but the country continues to produce top class centre-backs on a regular basis. Following Sokratis Papastathopoulos’ transfer to Arsenal, AGONAsport looks at Greece’s superb track record in defence.


The most expensive Greek signings in history

The most expensive Greek signings in history

GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: In connection with Sokratis Papastathopoulos joining Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund, AGONAsport takes a look at the most expensive transfers involving Greek players.


Arsenal strike deal to sign Sokratis, but announcement to be made in July

Arsenal strike deal to sign Sokratis, but announcement to be made in July

GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund have agreed upon the transfer of Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos to London, but according to European media, the deal won’t be announced until July.