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Greece - Olympiakos CFP - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news - Soccerway. Dez. Nach nur drei Monaten ist das Kapitel Olympiakos Piräus für Yaya Touré bereits wieder beendet. Der griechische Topklub löste den Vertrag mit. Olympiakos Piräus steht für: Olympiakos Piräus, Sportverein aus Piräus, Griechenland, siehe Olympiakos SFP · Olympiakos Piräus (Fußball), Fußball- Abteilung. Februar ging als tragischer Tag in die Geschichte von Olympiakos Piräus und des griechischen Sports ein. Koka 25 years old 9 2. Marinos 18 years old 0 0. Olympiakos Syndesmos Filathlon Peiraios deutsch: Gil Dias 22 years old 0 0. Marko Marin beurlaubt bis Saisonende. Soldano 24 years old 0 0. Meistertitel der Vereinsgeschichte feiern und später noch den Sieben Meisterschaften und sieben Pokalsiege verhalfen Olympiakos Piräus in den er -Jahren zu mehr nationaler Popularität. Als Grund wurde die von vielen Fans bemängelte unattraktive Spielweise angeführt. Olympiakos gewann in den er Jahren fünfmal den griechischen Pokal. Panagiotis Tachtsidis beurlaubt bis Saisonende. Gianniotis 26 years old 7 0. Mit dem Gewinn des Supercups wurde die Saison mit drei erspielten Titeln beendet.

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Members of "Piraikos Podosfairikos Omilos FC" Sport and Football Club of Piraeus and "Piraeus Fans Club FC" decided, during a historical assembly, [29] to dissolve the two clubs in order to establish a new unified one, which would bring this new vision and dynamic to the community.

Notis Kamperos , a senior officer of the Hellenic Navy , proposed the name Olympiacos and the profile of a laurel-crowned Olympic winner as the emblem of the new club.

Michalis Manouskos , a prominent Piraeus industrialist, expanded the name to its complete and current status, Olympiacos Syndesmos Filathlon Pireos.

Andrianopoulos, a family of well-established Piraeus merchants, played a pivotal role in the founding of Olympiacos. The five brothers, Yiannis , Dinos , Giorgos , Vassilis and Leonidas Andrianopoulos raised the reputation of the club and brought it to its current glory.

They became Piraeus Champions in and In , the Hellenic Football Federation was founded and organized the Panhellenic Championship in the — season.

The Panhellenic Championship was organized in this manner up until — However, in the second season —29 a dispute arose between Olympiacos and the Hellenic Football Federation and as a result, the club did not participate in the championship, with Panathinaikos and AEK Athens deciding to follow Olympiacos.

During the course of that season, the three of them played friendly games with each other and formed a group called P.

Meanwhile, the club continued to dominate the Piraeus Championship, winning the —27, —29, —30 and —31 titles and started establishing themselves as the leading force in Greek football; they managed to set a record by staying undefeated against all Greek teams for three straight years from 14 March to 3 March , counting 30 wins and only 6 draws in 36 games.

Those results ignited an enthusiastic reception from the Greek press, who called Olympiacos Thrylos "Legend" for the first time in history.

Olympiacos put in a great performance during the competition and won the title very convincingly with 11 wins, 2 draws and only one game lost.

The sole exception was the match against Ethnikos , where Olympiacos netted 4 goals and won with 4—1. In October , Giorgos and Yiannis Andrianopoulos , emblematic players and founding members of Olympiacos, retired from active football.

However, new heroes emerged, such as Giannis Vazos , Christoforos Raggos , Theologos Symeonidis , Michalis Anamateros , Spyros Depountis , Aris Chrysafopoulos , Nikos Grigoratos, Panagis Korsianos as well as the iconic brothers Giannis and Vangelis Chelmis and the club won five Championships in nine seasons —33, —34, —36, —37, —38 and by , Olympiacos had already won six Championships in the eleven first seasons of the Panhellenic Championship.

In addition, the club managed to win the —37 and —38 Championship titles undefeated. Leonidas Andrianopoulos suffered severe frostbite in the Albanian front and almost lost his life, while Nikos Grigoratos was injured in the leg during the Battle of Klisura.

Olympiacos captain and prolific scorer Giannis Vazos remained in the club, along with Giannis Chelmis. As soon as regular fixtures recommenced, the Piraeus club returned to their dominant position in Greek football.

From to , Olympiacos won 9 out of the 11 Greek Championships , , , , , , , , , bringing home 15 Championship titles in a total of 23 completed seasons of the Greek League.

The six-straight Greek Championships won by Olympiacos from to was an unmatched achievement in Greek football history , an all-time record which stood for 44 years, up until Olympiacos managed to win seven-straight Greek Championships from to Furthermore, during the same period — , the club won 8 Greek Cups out of 13 editions , , , , , , , , thus completing 6 Doubles , , , , , , , three of which being consecutive — On 13 September , Olympiacos made its debut in Europe against Milan for the —60 European Cup and became the first Greek club that ever played in the European competitions.

Ilias Yfantis scored an outstanding goal and gave Olympiacos the lead again in the 45th minute of the game, when he controlled the ball between Cesare Maldini and Vincenzo Occhetta and unleashed a powerful volley, burying the ball into the back of the net 2—1.

The match ended 2—2, with Olympiacos putting in a great performance against the Italian champions , despite the fact that they had no foreign players in their roster, while Milan had four world-class foreign players, such as Altafini, Liedholm, Juan Alberto Schiaffino and Ernesto Grillo.

Olympiacos entered the s by winning the and Greek Cups, thus completing five consecutive Greek Cup wins, which is an all-time record in Greek football history.

In , Olympiacos became the first ever Greek club to win a non-domestic competition, winning the Balkans Cup , which marked the first international success by any Greek football club.

The Balkans Cup was a very popular international competition in the s the final attracted The club went on to win the and Greek Cups, completing seven Greek Cup titles in nine years.

However, the years — were not fruitful for Olympiacos in the Greek Championship, as the team was not able to win the title for six years.

The regime of the Colonels had devastating consequences for Olympiacos. Another chapter began in , after Nikos Goulandris became president of the club.

He reinstated all the prominent members of Olympiacos board that had been forced out by the military regime including Giorgos Andrianopoulos and opened-up the member election process, establishing a new, trustworthy board of directors.

The first leg was played in Celtic Park , where Celtic had never been defeated , running an undefeated streak of 36 straight home games in all European competitions 27 wins, 9 draws from to Following Goulandris resignation from the presidency in , the team went through a relative dry spell in the second half of the s.

However, in the summer of , the Greek championship turned professional and Stavros Daifas became owner and president of the club.

The club went through a period of administrative turbulence until , when Sokratis Kokkalis became majority shareholder and president of the club.

Olympiacos participated for the first time in the UEFA Champions League group stage and took third place in a tough group , leaving Porto in fourth place, while Real Madrid , the eventual champions, topped the group and qualified for the quarter-finals.

The —99 season was undoubtedly one of the best seasons in Olympiacos history. They won the group and qualified to the quarter-finals, gathering 11 points with 3 home wins against Ajax 1—0 , Porto 2—1 and Croatia Zagreb 2—0 and two away draws in Porto 2—2 and Zagreb 1—1.

In the quarter-finals of the competition, they faced Juventus , with the first leg in Turin. Juventus took a 2—0 lead, but Olympiacos scored a crucial away goal in the 90th minute of the game with a penalty by Andreas Niniadis , a goal that caused the Olympiacos managed to win seven consecutive Greek Championships — , breaking their own past record of six — Olympiacos won their seventh consecutive title after a breathtaking closing of the —03 Greek League: Olympiacos was hosting arch-rivals Panathinaikos in matchday 29, who led the table with a three-point difference.

Olympiacos needed to win the derby by two clear goals in order to overthrow their rivals in the championship race. During the —06 season , Olympiacos won all the four derbies against their major rivals, Panathinaikos and AEK Athens, something only achieved once more, during the season — The combined goal total in these four matches was 11—3 in favour of Olympiacos.

They also beat AEK Athens 3—0 in the Greek Cup Final to clinch their second-straight double and managed to win an all-time record of 16 consecutive matches in the championship, breaking their own past record.

However, he did not live up to expectations in the —07 Champions League and was replaced by Takis Lemonis at the end of Lemonis transferred the young star Vasilis Torosidis , and led Olympiacos in their third consecutive championship, but failed to win the Greek Cup after a surprise elimination by PAS Giannina.

The team did not start well in the Greek championship, but it achieved a stunning performance in the Champions League , qualifying for the last 16 as they finished second in their group, level on 11 points with group winners Real Madrid, eliminating Werder Bremen and Lazio.

Olympiacos managed to win both the Greek Championship and Cup, but Segura left the club at the end of the season.

The team also started well in the —09 Superleague Greece , winning every match at home, but facing difficulties away. They ended up winning the Greek Championship and the Greek Cup, celebrating the 14th double in Olympiacos history.

Olympiacos appointed former Brazil legend Zico as their coach and started the —10 season with great success, as they qualified for the Champions League final 16, finishing second in Group H only 3 points behind Arsenal , [86] despite the absence of numerous first-team players due to injuries.

They faced Bordeaux in the final 16 and lost the first match at home 0—1. Domestically, Olympiacos secured a 2—0 derby win over arch-rivals Panathinaikos, with striker Kostas Mitroglou scoring twice.

In , Evangelos Marinakis , a successful shipping magnate, bought the team from Sokratis Kokkalis. The Greek champions eliminated the Russian side with two wins 1—0 in both Kazan and Piraeus and were up to play against Metalist Kharkiv in the Last 16 of the competition.

At the end of the season, Ernesto Valverde announced his decision to return to Spain, thus ending his second successful spell at Olympiacos. The club announced the Portuguese Leonardo Jardim as their new head coach.

The team went on to celebrate the 16th double in their history by winning their 40th Greek Championship , 15 points ahead the second PAOK, as well as their 26th Greek Cup after a 3—1 win against Asteras Tripolis in the final.

Olympiacos had a great season both domestically and internationally. After a strong performance in the group, Olympiacos finished second with ten points and qualified for the Last 16 at the expense of Benfica 1—0 win in Piraeus, 1—1 draw in Lisbon and Anderlecht 0—3 win in Brussels , 3—1 win in Piraeus.

In the round of 16, they were drawn to play against Manchester United. The Greek champions pushed on in the last ten minutes to find the crucial away goal, but to no avail.

Had Olympiacos and Juventus finished with the same points, Olympiacos would have qualified due to best aggregate score away goals of their two games 1—0 Olympiacos win in Piraeus, 3—2 Juventus win in Turin.

Domestically, the team had a very successful season, winning the 17th double in their history. They won their 42nd Greek Championship with 12 points difference from the second Panathinaikos and their 27th Greek Cup , beating Skoda Xanthi 3—1 in the final.

Last matchday saw the team face Arsenal at the Karaiskakis stadium, needing a 1—0 or 2—1 defeat to the Gunners, as the worst-case scenario, to advance to the knockout phase of the competition based on the away goals rule ; the Red-Whites eventually lost 3—0 and continued their European journey in the UEFA Europa League , where they were eliminated by Anderlecht in the first knockout stage.

Firstly, Olympiacos failed to qualify for the Greek Cup final after being ousted by AEK , who advanced on the away goals rule after a 2—2 aggregate draw.

Secondly, despite the fact that the Reds clinched their 44th Greek Championship , and 7th consecutive for the second time in Greek football history, they only managed to do so with a six-point difference 67 to 61 over PAOK.

Despite their one-point group stage exit, the worst European records by a Greek team in the history of European competitions both belong to AEK Athens: When, in , the merger of the two clubs of Piraeus, Athlitikos Podosfairikos Syllogos Pireos and Omilos Filathlon Pireos, gave birth to the new football club, the latter was unanimously baptized Olympiacos Club of Fans of Piraeus , a name inspired from the Ancient Olympic Games , the morality, the vying, the splendor, the sportsmanship and the fair play ideal that were represented in Ancient Greece.

Red and white were chosen as the colours of the crest; red for the passion and victory and white for the virtue and purity. The typical kit of the team is that of a shirt with red and white vertical stripes, and red or white shorts and socks.

The shirt has taken different forms during the history of the club, for example with thin or wider stripes. The second most common kit is the all-red one and next the all-white one.

Olympiacos has used several other colours during its history as an away or third kit, with the most notable of them being the monotint black or silver one.

The most common kits of Olympiacos during their history are these below the year of each one is indicant:. Since , when football became professional in Greece, Olympiacos had a specific kit manufacturer and since a specific shirt sponsor as well.

The following table shows in detail Olympiacos kit manufacturers and shirt sponsors by year:. The Karaiskakis Stadium , situated at Neo Faliro in Piraeus , is the current since and traditional home of Olympiacos.

With a capacity of 32,, [1] [2] it is the largest football-only stadium and the second largest football stadium overall in Greece.

It was built in as Neo Phaliron Velodrome , to host the cycling events for the Summer Olympics in Athens , and the pitch was covered with curm.

Olympiacos started using it since its foundation in In , the stadium was renovated and was given its current name after Georgios Karaiskakis , a military commander of the Greek War of Independence , with an athletics track around the pitch.

Olympiacos left the Karaiskakis Stadium temporarily to play home matches at the newly built Athens Olympic Stadium in After a five-year use — of the biggest stadium in Greece, the team returned to their traditional home, where they played until It was then that Olympiacos got back to the Athens Olympic Stadium, where they stayed for another period of five years — In , the Olympic Stadium was closed for renovation works due to the Summer Olympics and Olympiacos moved to the Georgios Kamaras Stadium in Rizoupoli , home of Apollon Smyrnis , for the following two seasons — Meanwhile, the Karaiskakis Stadium had fallen in disrepair and was not anymore suitable for football matches.

In , its use passed to Olympiacos in order to build a football-only ground, to be used for the football tournament of the Olympics. Traditionally, Olympiacos used to represent the working class, but the club has always attracted fans from all the social classes and their fanbase is not associated with any specific social group anymore.

In , Olympiacos was placed in the top ten of the clubs with the most paying members in the world, holding ninth place, just ahead of Real Madrid.

More recently, the Orthodox Brothers have started to include fans of Spartak Moscow in their club. Olympiacos fans are renowned for their passionate and fervent support to the team, with the atmosphere at home matches regarded as intimidating.

When they played Newcastle United at home in the —05 UEFA Cup , the match was televised in the United Kingdom on Channel 5 and the guest commentator was former England international Tony Cottee , who was constantly mentioning how great the atmosphere was.

During the game he was asked whether it was the most atmospheric stadium he had been to and replied: But this place is the real deal.

Their supporters really can help their team. Olympiacos supporters were amazing. My friend Olof Mellberg played here and he talked to me about the supporters.

I never saw it live, but now I understand. Red Star Belgrade [] []. The history of the Karaiskakis Stadium and Olympiacos was marked by the worst tragedy that ever hit Greek sports , known as the Karaiskakis Stadium disaster.

On 8 February , Olympiacos hosted AEK Athens for a league match, which ended 6—0, in an unprecedented triumph for the host team of Piraeus. In memory of this event, every year on 8 February, there is a memorial service at the stadium in honour of the supporters that died in that incident.

At the tribune part of the stadium where Gate 7 is now, some seats are colored black instead of red, shaping the number "7", whereas there is also a monument on the eastern side of the stadium, bearing the names of all 21 supporters killed on that day in the stadium.

Even though this incident affected almost solely the fanbase of Olympiacos, other teams occasionally pay their respects to the people killed as well, as they consider the incident to be a tragedy not only for one team, but for the whole country.

The rivalry also encompasses social, cultural and regional differences; Olympiacos, coming from the Athens port of Piraeus, used to be very popular in the working to middle classes, while Panathinaikos, of downtown Athens, was considered the representative of middle to higher social classes, although this differentiation has weakened nowadays and the two clubs have similar fanbases.

Olympiacos also shares a traditional rivalry with AEK Athens , in one more local derby of the Greek capital with the other member of the so called Big three , [] but also with PAOK , in the fiercest inter-city rivalry in Greece between the most popular clubs of the two largest Greek cities, Athens and Thessaloniki , a rivalry that erupted in the s for the sake of footballer Giorgos Koudas.

Olympiacos has a long presence in the UEFA competitions , debuting on 13 September , against Milan for the —60 European Cup , the first ever Greek club to compete in a European competition.

Olympiacos is by far the highest ranked Greek team in the UEFA rankings , occupying the 29th place in Europe at the end of season — Olympiacos also holds the all-time record attendance for a Greek club of 75, in a —83 European Cup match against Hamburg at the Athens Olympic Stadium.

Olympiacos is known for being a strong home side, having run some long-standing sequences, such as the 15 straight UEFA Champions League unbeaten home matches since their debut in the tournament under its new format, when Manchester United stopped their record in their fifth consecutive participation, and their 15 wins in 19 UEFA Champions League home matches between —10 and — From to Olympiacos participated seven times in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage, and gathered at least 9 points in every one of those seven groups, qualifying three times for the knockout stage Last 16 of the competition —08 , —10 , — At the end of —18 season.

Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Internationally, their most successful period was between and , when they came to be included amongst the top volleyball powers in Europe.

In this way, Olympiacos became the first volleyball club that had men and women playing simultaneously in European finals, and one of the very few to have won European trophies in both departments.

They also hold the all-time record for the most consecutive Greek Championships , as they are the only team to have won 5 consecutive Greek Championship titles — One year later, Olympiacos were crowned European Champions , [94] winning the LEN Euroleague in the Final Four in Piraeus , after a thrilling, hard-fought 10—9 win in the final against the then-reigning champions Sabadell , who were undefeated for more than 3 years with consecutive wins in all competitions.

They hold the records for winning eight consecutive national Cups — and six consecutive Doubles — In —16 season, which was the first after its reorganization, Olympiacos won the double undefeated; they won the Greek League with 22 wins in 22 matches, sweeping arch-rivals Panathinaikos with 4—0 wins in the finals and also clinched the Greek Cup title, beating Panathinaikos once again in the final 63— They managed to repeat this achievement in —17 [] and —18 seasons, [] thus winning three consecutive undefeated Doubles with 84 straight wins in both the Greek Championship and the Greek Cup.

In —18 season, which was the first after its reorganization, Olympiacos won the domestic double. They won the Greek Handball Championship by beating AEK Athens with 3—2 wins in the finals in a dramatic fashion, as they overturned an initial 0—2 win lead by AEK and took three straight wins to secure the League title.

The history of the Karaiskakis Stadium and Olympiacos was marked by the worst tragedy that ever hit Greek sports , known as the Karaiskakis Stadium disaster.

In memory of this event, every year on February 8, there is a memorial service at the stadium in honor of the supporters that died in that incident.

At the tribune part of the stadium where Gate 7 is now, some seats are colored black instead of red, shaping the number "7", whereas there is also a monument on the eastern side of the stadium, bearing the names of all 21 supporters killed on that day in the stadium.

Even though this incident affected almost solely the fanbase of Olympiacos, other teams occasionally pay their respects to the people killed as well, as they consider the incident to be a tragedy not only for one team, but for the whole country.

In the past, even foreign teams, such as Liverpool F. Notis Kamperos inspired the name and the emblem of the club. Michalis Manouskos , first president of Olympiacos.

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Dass Besatzungen fremder — vorzugsweise englischer — Schiffe, die in Piräus vor Anker lagen, als Gegner herhalten mussten, war zu der Zeit nicht ungewöhnlich. Verzichten musste man hingegen auf die Dienste von Kevin Mirallas. Beide Titel konnten in der darauf folgenden Saison verteidigt werden. Olympiakos stieg zu der dominierenden Damenmannschaft im Volleyball auf nationaler Ebene auf. Die Ablöse betrug sechs Millionen Pfund. Das Stadion wurde anlässlich der Olympischen Spiele von als Radrennbahn erbaut.

They also beat AEK Athens 3—0 in the Greek Cup Final to clinch their second-straight double and managed to win an all-time record of 16 consecutive matches in the championship, breaking their own past record.

However, he did not live up to expectations in the —07 Champions League and was replaced by Takis Lemonis at the end of Lemonis transferred the young star Vasilis Torosidis , and led Olympiacos in their third consecutive championship, but failed to win the Greek Cup after a surprise elimination by PAS Giannina.

The team did not start well in the Greek championship, but it achieved a stunning performance in the Champions League , qualifying for the last 16 as they finished second in their group, level on 11 points with group winners Real Madrid, eliminating Werder Bremen and Lazio.

Olympiacos managed to win both the Greek Championship and Cup, but Segura left the club at the end of the season. The team also started well in the —09 Superleague Greece , winning every match at home, but facing difficulties away.

They ended up winning the Greek Championship and the Greek Cup, celebrating the 14th double in Olympiacos history. Olympiacos appointed former Brazil legend Zico as their coach and started the —10 season with great success, as they qualified for the Champions League final 16, finishing second in Group H only 3 points behind Arsenal , [86] despite the absence of numerous first-team players due to injuries.

They faced Bordeaux in the final 16 and lost the first match at home 0—1. Domestically, Olympiacos secured a 2—0 derby win over arch-rivals Panathinaikos, with striker Kostas Mitroglou scoring twice.

In , Evangelos Marinakis , a successful shipping magnate, bought the team from Sokratis Kokkalis. The Greek champions eliminated the Russian side with two wins 1—0 in both Kazan and Piraeus and were up to play against Metalist Kharkiv in the Last 16 of the competition.

At the end of the season, Ernesto Valverde announced his decision to return to Spain, thus ending his second successful spell at Olympiacos. The club announced the Portuguese Leonardo Jardim as their new head coach.

The team went on to celebrate the 16th double in their history by winning their 40th Greek Championship , 15 points ahead the second PAOK, as well as their 26th Greek Cup after a 3—1 win against Asteras Tripolis in the final.

Olympiacos had a great season both domestically and internationally. After a strong performance in the group, Olympiacos finished second with ten points and qualified for the Last 16 at the expense of Benfica 1—0 win in Piraeus, 1—1 draw in Lisbon and Anderlecht 0—3 win in Brussels , 3—1 win in Piraeus.

In the round of 16, they were drawn to play against Manchester United. The Greek champions pushed on in the last ten minutes to find the crucial away goal, but to no avail.

Had Olympiacos and Juventus finished with the same points, Olympiacos would have qualified due to best aggregate score away goals of their two games 1—0 Olympiacos win in Piraeus, 3—2 Juventus win in Turin.

Domestically, the team had a very successful season, winning the 17th double in their history. They won their 42nd Greek Championship with 12 points difference from the second Panathinaikos and their 27th Greek Cup , beating Skoda Xanthi 3—1 in the final.

Last matchday saw the team face Arsenal at the Karaiskakis stadium, needing a 1—0 or 2—1 defeat to the Gunners, as the worst-case scenario, to advance to the knockout phase of the competition based on the away goals rule ; the Red-Whites eventually lost 3—0 and continued their European journey in the UEFA Europa League , where they were eliminated by Anderlecht in the first knockout stage.

Firstly, Olympiacos failed to qualify for the Greek Cup final after being ousted by AEK , who advanced on the away goals rule after a 2—2 aggregate draw.

Secondly, despite the fact that the Reds clinched their 44th Greek Championship , and 7th consecutive for the second time in Greek football history, they only managed to do so with a six-point difference 67 to 61 over PAOK.

Despite their one-point group stage exit, the worst European records by a Greek team in the history of European competitions both belong to AEK Athens: When, in , the merger of the two clubs of Piraeus, Athlitikos Podosfairikos Syllogos Pireos and Omilos Filathlon Pireos, gave birth to the new football club, the latter was unanimously baptized Olympiacos Club of Fans of Piraeus , a name inspired from the Ancient Olympic Games , the morality, the vying, the splendor, the sportsmanship and the fair play ideal that were represented in Ancient Greece.

Red and white were chosen as the colours of the crest; red for the passion and victory and white for the virtue and purity. The typical kit of the team is that of a shirt with red and white vertical stripes, and red or white shorts and socks.

The shirt has taken different forms during the history of the club, for example with thin or wider stripes. The second most common kit is the all-red one and next the all-white one.

Olympiacos has used several other colours during its history as an away or third kit, with the most notable of them being the monotint black or silver one.

The most common kits of Olympiacos during their history are these below the year of each one is indicant:. Since , when football became professional in Greece, Olympiacos had a specific kit manufacturer and since a specific shirt sponsor as well.

The following table shows in detail Olympiacos kit manufacturers and shirt sponsors by year:. The Karaiskakis Stadium , situated at Neo Faliro in Piraeus , is the current since and traditional home of Olympiacos.

With a capacity of 32,, [1] [2] it is the largest football-only stadium and the second largest football stadium overall in Greece.

It was built in as Neo Phaliron Velodrome , to host the cycling events for the Summer Olympics in Athens , and the pitch was covered with curm.

Olympiacos started using it since its foundation in In , the stadium was renovated and was given its current name after Georgios Karaiskakis , a military commander of the Greek War of Independence , with an athletics track around the pitch.

Olympiacos left the Karaiskakis Stadium temporarily to play home matches at the newly built Athens Olympic Stadium in After a five-year use — of the biggest stadium in Greece, the team returned to their traditional home, where they played until It was then that Olympiacos got back to the Athens Olympic Stadium, where they stayed for another period of five years — In , the Olympic Stadium was closed for renovation works due to the Summer Olympics and Olympiacos moved to the Georgios Kamaras Stadium in Rizoupoli , home of Apollon Smyrnis , for the following two seasons — Meanwhile, the Karaiskakis Stadium had fallen in disrepair and was not anymore suitable for football matches.

In , its use passed to Olympiacos in order to build a football-only ground, to be used for the football tournament of the Olympics. Traditionally, Olympiacos used to represent the working class, but the club has always attracted fans from all the social classes and their fanbase is not associated with any specific social group anymore.

In , Olympiacos was placed in the top ten of the clubs with the most paying members in the world, holding ninth place, just ahead of Real Madrid. More recently, the Orthodox Brothers have started to include fans of Spartak Moscow in their club.

Olympiacos fans are renowned for their passionate and fervent support to the team, with the atmosphere at home matches regarded as intimidating.

When they played Newcastle United at home in the —05 UEFA Cup , the match was televised in the United Kingdom on Channel 5 and the guest commentator was former England international Tony Cottee , who was constantly mentioning how great the atmosphere was.

During the game he was asked whether it was the most atmospheric stadium he had been to and replied: But this place is the real deal. Their supporters really can help their team.

Olympiacos supporters were amazing. My friend Olof Mellberg played here and he talked to me about the supporters.

I never saw it live, but now I understand. Red Star Belgrade [] []. The history of the Karaiskakis Stadium and Olympiacos was marked by the worst tragedy that ever hit Greek sports , known as the Karaiskakis Stadium disaster.

On 8 February , Olympiacos hosted AEK Athens for a league match, which ended 6—0, in an unprecedented triumph for the host team of Piraeus.

In memory of this event, every year on 8 February, there is a memorial service at the stadium in honour of the supporters that died in that incident.

At the tribune part of the stadium where Gate 7 is now, some seats are colored black instead of red, shaping the number "7", whereas there is also a monument on the eastern side of the stadium, bearing the names of all 21 supporters killed on that day in the stadium.

Even though this incident affected almost solely the fanbase of Olympiacos, other teams occasionally pay their respects to the people killed as well, as they consider the incident to be a tragedy not only for one team, but for the whole country.

The rivalry also encompasses social, cultural and regional differences; Olympiacos, coming from the Athens port of Piraeus, used to be very popular in the working to middle classes, while Panathinaikos, of downtown Athens, was considered the representative of middle to higher social classes, although this differentiation has weakened nowadays and the two clubs have similar fanbases.

Olympiacos also shares a traditional rivalry with AEK Athens , in one more local derby of the Greek capital with the other member of the so called Big three , [] but also with PAOK , in the fiercest inter-city rivalry in Greece between the most popular clubs of the two largest Greek cities, Athens and Thessaloniki , a rivalry that erupted in the s for the sake of footballer Giorgos Koudas.

Olympiacos has a long presence in the UEFA competitions , debuting on 13 September , against Milan for the —60 European Cup , the first ever Greek club to compete in a European competition.

Olympiacos is by far the highest ranked Greek team in the UEFA rankings , occupying the 29th place in Europe at the end of season — Olympiacos also holds the all-time record attendance for a Greek club of 75, in a —83 European Cup match against Hamburg at the Athens Olympic Stadium.

Olympiacos is known for being a strong home side, having run some long-standing sequences, such as the 15 straight UEFA Champions League unbeaten home matches since their debut in the tournament under its new format, when Manchester United stopped their record in their fifth consecutive participation, and their 15 wins in 19 UEFA Champions League home matches between —10 and — From to Olympiacos participated seven times in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage, and gathered at least 9 points in every one of those seven groups, qualifying three times for the knockout stage Last 16 of the competition —08 , —10 , — At the end of —18 season.

Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The history of the Karaiskakis Stadium and Olympiacos was marked by the worst tragedy that ever hit Greek sports , known as the Karaiskakis Stadium disaster.

In memory of this event, every year on February 8, there is a memorial service at the stadium in honor of the supporters that died in that incident.

At the tribune part of the stadium where Gate 7 is now, some seats are colored black instead of red, shaping the number "7", whereas there is also a monument on the eastern side of the stadium, bearing the names of all 21 supporters killed on that day in the stadium.

Even though this incident affected almost solely the fanbase of Olympiacos, other teams occasionally pay their respects to the people killed as well, as they consider the incident to be a tragedy not only for one team, but for the whole country.

In the past, even foreign teams, such as Liverpool F. Notis Kamperos inspired the name and the emblem of the club. Michalis Manouskos , first president of Olympiacos.

Giannis Andrianopoulos , Olympiacos co-founder, first ever coach and later president. Giorgos Andrianopoulos , Olympiacos co-founder, player and president.

Giannis Vazos , Olympiacos captain and 2nd all-time goalscorer. Midfielder Nikos Godas , fought against the Nazis. He was executed with his Olympiacos shirt on.

Andreas Mouratis , Olympiacos captain. Giovanni Silva de Oliveira. Peace and Friendship Stadium , Olympiacos home arena. Acie Law wearing the golden-badged back-to-back European Champions — Olympiacos jersey.

Giorgos Bartzokas coached Olympiacos to the Euroleague Championship. Kyle Hines shortly after Olympiacos back-to-back EuroLeague victory.

Kasper Andersen in the Olympiacos Formula car. Olympiacos driver Chris van der Drift with his podium trophies at Silverstone Olympiacos car in Silverstone Circuit From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

For other uses, see Olympiacos disambiguation. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus.

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Olympiacos won the Intercontinental Cup in Brazil with Spanoulis, Printezis and Mantzaris praising Olympiacos fans from the Greek community in Brazil and thanking them for their support , gazzetta.

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FC Barcelona official website. Archived from the original on 4 March Retrieved 5 September It was Olympiacos, who was counting the Euroleague Title, two Euroleague Finals in and and the 3rd place in the Euroleague Final Four".

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