SUPER LEAGUE: Following a crucial meeting with Giannis Alafouzos and Nikos Dabizas, it has been confirmed that Giorgos Donis will remain in his position as head coach of Panathinaikos.
BLOGS (NICK TSAMBOUNIARIS): AGONAsport’s Panathinaikos contributor, Nick Tsambouniairis, talks about how the offseason’s optimism has been quickly replaced by worrisome signs in the Green camp.
SUPER LEAGUE: Generally speaking, you can only take so much away from the results of pre season friendlies, however, Giorgos Donis’ new and improved Panathinaikos have backed up relatively good results with strong performances.
BLOGS (NICK TSAMBOUNIARIS): AGONAsport’s Panathinaikos contributor, Nick Tsambouniaris, looks back on the impact current technical director, Nikos Dabizas, had on the club in the summer of 2013 and how that can be used as a positive moving forward.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Panathinaikos look to add quality, character, depth and experience to a youthful squad with endless potential. AGONAsport’s NIck Tsambouniaris investigates.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Panathinaikos head coach Giorgos Donis admitted that PAOK won fairly in Athens, while opposing manager Razvan Lucescu praised his players’ mentality after winning the Super League derby on the road.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Young Panathinaikos forward Dimitris Emmanouilidis has been punished by the club and forced to train alone for the next week, following two instances of misconduct. When the rumours surfaced, allegations arose around Emmanouilidis skipping training or spending too much time on social media, however, it has been revealed it has nothing to do with that.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: After a dramatic 1:1 draw at the Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium, Aris head coach Savvas Pantelidis felt his team could have scored a lot more goals, while Panathinaikos boss Giorgos Donis liked the visitors’ attitude.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: A quiet January is expected at Panathinaikos in terms of transfers, as Panos Armenakas leaves positive first impressions during his trial. AGONAsport’s Nick Tsambouniaris gives us insight on what is going on in the Panathinaikos camp.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Panathinaikos FC - the best, most exciting and one of a kind football project currently taking place in Greece right now. AGONAsport investigates Panathinaikos’ first third of the season.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Following an intense Eternal Derby in Piraeus, Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins was furious with the referee, but Panathinaikos’ Giorgos Donis wanted to focus on the positives.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: After the Athens derby at the Olympic Stadium ended in a 0:0 stalemate, Panathinaikos boss Giorgos Donis felt proud of his players’ efforts, while AEK manager Marinos Ouzounidis was furious with the performance level.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Panathinaikos manager Giorgos Donis understands the difficulty of playing AEK in the upcoming Athens derby, while opposing coach Marinos Ouzounidis is eager to defeat his former employers.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: PAOK manager Razvan Lucescu was thrilled with his team’s performance in the 2:0 win against Panathinaikos, while Giorgos Donis thinks this will serve as a good lesson for the young Greens.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: With PAOK set to host Panathinaikos in a fascinating Super League derby, Razvan Lucescu hopes for his players to compete with more energy, while Giorgos Donis is relishing the opportunity.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: It was another summer of doom and gloom at Panathinaikos with off-field uncertainty higher than ever. Whoever took over the reigns from Marinos Ouzounidis had to be prepared to face the battle of a lifetime. Enter former Panathinaikos midfielder Giorgos Donis. The man pursued by multiple clubs, the man who knocked back a reported offer of 3 million Euro per season from the Middle East to coach at his former club on a 250,000 Euro deal.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Five weeks into the new Super League season and the team on everyone’s lips still continues to be Panathinaikos. Giorgos Donis’ “babies” have set the competition alight with their swashbuckling style of play. If the Cup win over Panetolikos is taken into account, it is now 6 wins in a row to start a season for the first time since 2009-10 (ironically the last time the Greens accomplished the League and Cup double).
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: New off-field developments have emerged in Panathinaikos world. The proposed Pan Asia takeover has dragged on throughout the entire summer, however, after the most recent developments, there is a suggestion that it will in fact happen eventually.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: As the summer transfer window approaches its climax, Panathinaikos are close to signing forwards Anargyros Kampetsis and Nikos Vergos, while businessman Pairoj Piempongsant is travelling to Greece.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Results were not the best in the preseason friendlies scheduled in the Netherlands, but there have been many good performers and Giorgos Donis has been given plenty of food for thought. He tried out his preferred 3-4-2-1 or 3-4-3 formations and is on the lookout with technical director, Nikos Dabizas, for more new signings in a bid to further bolster the squad.