Sokratis Papastathopoulos

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.

Sokratis speaks the truth on OPEN TV’s Total Football talk show

Sokratis speaks the truth on OPEN TV’s Total Football talk show

GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: In a recent appearance on Open TV’s Total Football show, commanding Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos shared his thoughts on the situation which the Greek national team is in, while revealing he won’t return to Greece to finish his career.

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.

Mitroglou leads Greek footballers in yearly earnings

Mitroglou leads Greek footballers in yearly earnings

GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: In the January transfer window, striker Konstantinos Mitroglou transferred to Galatasaray on loan from Marseille, in turn becoming the highest paid Greek footballer in the world.