Sokratis Papastathopoulos

Manolas, Sokratis left out of Ethniki squad; Bakasetas returns

Manolas, Sokratis left out of Ethniki squad; Bakasetas returns

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): John van ‘t Schip has named his squad to play Italy and Bosnia in UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying, leaving Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Kostas Manolas and Andreas Samaris out of the team as expected.

Van ‘t Schip counting on experienced trio for the future

Van ‘t Schip counting on experienced trio for the future

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): John van ‘t Schip has informed Kostas Manolas, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Andreas Samaris that they have only temporarily been excluded from the Greek national team, according to reports from SDNA.

Big changes set to be made to Ethniki squad

Big changes set to be made to Ethniki squad

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): The likes of Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Kostas Manolas, Vasilis Torosidis and Kostas Mitroglou are set to be left out of the national team squad, according to the latest reports.

Manolas and the Other Greek Soccer Stars to Look Out For on FIFA 20

Manolas and the Other Greek Soccer Stars to Look Out For on FIFA 20

AGONASPORT SALES: While the soccer season has already provided plenty of thrills and spills in its first few weeks, excitement is now building among fans for another big football-related moment that only comes around every 12 months.

Does the Ethniki even exist?

Does the Ethniki even exist?

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): One month after Greece were handed two embarrassing defeats by Italy and Armenia, AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis wonders if the Ethniki even exists in the current federation’s plans.

Ten best Greeks Abroad of the 2018/2019 season

Ten best Greeks Abroad of the 2018/2019 season

GREEK FOOTBALL ABROAD: AGONAsport analyses the 2018/2019 season for 10 of the best Greeks Abroad.

Sokratis in danger of national team ostracization

Sokratis in danger of national team ostracization

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): After the two dreadful UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers in June, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) is continuing to search for a replacement for Angelos Anastasiadis, but outspoken defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos could be ostracized from the team.

With a capable manager and a clear plan, there is hope (Part 3 of 3)

With a capable manager and a clear plan, there is hope (Part 3 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): In part three of a three-part blog series, AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis explains that the Ethniki have hope for an unexpected turnaround if a capable manager is given the keys to the team.

SOS cry from Sokratis (Part 2 of 3)

SOS cry from Sokratis (Part 2 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about the captain’s courage to come out and speak the truth about the Ethniki’s situation while mentioning the players’ portion of the blame in part two of a three-part blog series. Read part one here.

Reports shed light on Sokratis/Manolas exchange with Grammenos

Reports shed light on Sokratis/Manolas exchange with Grammenos

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Following the painful UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Armenia, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Kostas Manolas approached EPO President, Evangelos Grammenos, and demanded extreme changes in the national team. AGONAsport takes a closer look at their exchange.

Sokratis, Manolas to EPO about Anastasiadis: “Us or him”

Sokratis, Manolas to EPO about Anastasiadis: “Us or him”

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Chaos in the Greek national team continues to unfold as both Sokratis Papastathjopulos and Kostas Manols told officials of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) that the Ethniki will continue on with either them or coach Angelos Anastasiaids.

Nasty spat between Sokratis and Anastasiadis develops

Nasty spat between Sokratis and Anastasiadis develops

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Following the painful UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Armenia, a spat has emerged between Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Angelos Anastasiadis, with the former calling for changes to be made to the Greek national team set-up.

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**




Three best Greek players to play in the Premier League

Three best Greek players to play in the Premier League

AGONASPORT SALES: The English Premier League is the pinnacle for players around Europe, and due to the quality of players that Greece has produced, there have been various success stories of Greeks playing in England.