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Kostas Polychroniou

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Kostas Polychroniou
Personal information
Full name Konstantinos Polychroniou
Date of birth (1936-11-12)12 November 1936
Place of birth Platanistos, Euboea, Greece
Date of death 1 June 2018(2018-06-01) (aged 81)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1968 Olympiacos 305 [1] (13)
National team
1957–1967 Greece 27 (0)
Teams managed
1979–1980 Larissa
1981–1982 Rodos
1983–1984 Doxa Drama
1984 Apollon Smyrnis
1987 Levadiakos
1993–1994 Olympiacos
1994–1998 Greece
1999 Ionikos
2001 Paniliakos
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Konstantinos Polychroniou (Greek: Κώστας Πολυχρονίου; 12 November 1936 – 1 June 2018[2]), better known as Kostas Polychroniou, was a Greek professional football player and manager.


Born in Platanistos, Euboea, Polychroniou's family moved to Athens when he was six months old.[3] Polychroniou is considered as one-club man spending his entire career playing for the Greek giants Olympiacos F.C.[3][4] making 305 appearances in Alpha Ethniki and a total of 662 caps in all competitions (also including 239 friendly games). Kostas Polychroniou capped 27 times for Greece.[5]

He managed Larissa, Rodos, Doxa Drama, Apollon Smyrni, Levadiakos, Olympiacos, Greece,[6] Ionikos, Paniliakos.[7]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" Κώστας Πολυχρονίου (in Greek). Olympiacos24.gr. Archived from the original on 20 November 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Greek Football Mourns Death of Kostas Polychroniou". Greekreporter.com. 1 June 2018. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b Kolokotsios, Lambros (3 January 2010). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΠΟΛΥΧΡΟΝΙΟΥ) [Sporting Capsules (Polychroniou)] (in Greek). Evrytania News. Archived from the original on 17 October 2011.
  4. ^ http://wiki.phantis.com/index.php/Kostas_Polychroniou
  5. ^ http://www.eu-football.info/_player.php?id=16846
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 March 2010. Retrieved 10 September 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ http://www.novasports.gr/soccer/anational/default.asp?action=match&mid=767&mm=1[permanent dead link]
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ilias Rosidis
Greece national football team captain
Succeeded by
Giorgos Sideris

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