Kostas Polychroniou

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Kostas Polychroniou
Personal information
Full name Konstantinos Polychroniou
Date of birth (1936-11-12) 12 November 1936 (age 82)
Place of birth Platanistos, Euboea, Greece
Playing position 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 Smyrni
1987 Levadiakos
1993–1994 Olympiacos
1994–1998 Greece
1999 Ionikos
2001 Paniliakos

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Konstantinos (Kostas) Polychroniou (Greek: Κώστας Πολυχρονίου; born 12 November 1936) is a Greek former football player and manager.


Born in Platanistos, Euboea, Polychroniou's family moved to Athens when he was six months old.[2] Polychroniou is considered as one-club man spending his entire career playing for the Greek Giants Olympiacos F.C.[2][3] making 305 appearances in Alpha Ethniki and a total of 662 caps in all competitions(also include 239 friendly games). Kostas Polychroniou capped 27 times for Greece.[4]

He managed Larissa, Rodos, Doxa Drama, Apollon Smyrni, Levadiakos, Olympiacos, Greece,[5] Ionikos, Paniliakos.[6]


  1. Κώστας Πολυχρονίου (in Greek). Olympiacos24.gr. Retrieved 20 November 2013. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kolokotsios, Lambros (3 January 2010). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΠΟΛΥΧΡΟΝΙΟΥ) (in Greek). Evrytania News. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. http://wiki.phantis.com/index.php/Kostas_Polychroniou
  4. http://www.eu-football.info/_player.php?id=16846
  5. http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/grk-coach.html
  6. http://www.novasports.gr/soccer/anational/default.asp?action=match&mid=767&mm=1
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ilias Rosidis
Greece captain
Succeeded by
Giorgos Sideris