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30 November 2005
10/2005
Commemorative Issue

Historical Football & Sports Clubs

Greece
Ethnikos Sports Club  

Ethnikos Sports Club

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The Ethnikos Sports Club was established on 23 May 1893. The first president was Stefanos Fragiadis. Its establishment was not accident or conjuncture; it was the outcome of mental processes within the Panellinios Sports Club, which was already two years old. The people was played a leading in its establishment had acquired their sporting identity in the Panellinios Sports Club.

Source: Hellenic Post

Panathinaikos Football Club  

Panathinaikos Football Club

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The history of Panathinaikos dates back to the autumn of 1908, when it was called Athens Football Club, founded by George Kalafatis at the current area of Pedion toy Areos. It took its final name in March 1924. Panathinaikos, having the trefoil as its emblem, has excelled since the beginning of its history and created its own history on the football fields becoming the idol of millions of fans.

Source: Hellenic Post

Panionios Football Club  

Panionios Football Club

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In 1890, "Panionios Smyrna" was born from the merger of the music club "Orpheas" and the sports club "Gymnasio" on the coast of Asia Minor. Following the Asia Minor disaster, Panionios was transferred to Athens and resumed its activities in 1924, having the Panathenaic Stadium as its home field. The football branch was established in 1895 and was the most important nursery of players for at least three decades.

Source: Hellenic Post

Iraklis Football Club  

Iraklis Football Club

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The history of Iraklis football club dates back to 1899 when the Omilos Philomouson, a literary and music association, was established. In 1903 the members of the association decided to include sports in their activities. The first official football game was held on 23 April 1905. In 1908, in cooperation with "Olympia", the "Iraklis" was born.

Source: Hellenic Post

PAOK Football Club  

PAOK Football Club

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PAOK is the historical successor of the "Hermes" sports club founded by the Greeks of Constantinople (Istanbul) in the heart of the city in 1875. In 1926 the club was transferred to Thessaloniki and renamed "Panthessalonikian Athletic Club of Constantinople" (PAOK). The first emblem of the club was a four-leaf clover and a horseshoe, a concept borrowed by Kostas Koemtzoglou from the packet of cigarettes he smoked.

Source: Hellenic Post

Panellinios Sports Club  

Panellinios Sports Club

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the Panellinios Sports Club was born on the initiative of the lawyer and qualified Gymnast Nicolaos Katselopoulos. The first president was the prominent figure of sports, Ioannis Fokianos. The Panellinios Sports Club played a leading and multiple part in the cause of the Olympic Games revival and hosting in Athens. This had been the Club's target even before the idea was tabled at the Paris Congress by Coubertin.

Source: Hellenic Post

Omilos Ereton  

Omilos Ereton

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The first purely athletic club was Omilos Ereton, the purpose of has been to develop and cultivate rowing. The concept of establishing the first athletic club in Greece belonged to Pavlos Damalas, and the official charter was approved by Royal Decree on 15 June 1885. The founders were prominent figures of the old Piraeus society.

Source: Hellenic Post

Technical Information

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