Yannis Anastasiou

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Yannis Anastasiou
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Personal information
Date of birth (1973-03-05) 5 March 1973 (age 45)
Place of birth Arta, Greece
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Preveza 32 (13)
1991–1996 Ethnikos Piraeus 106 (25)
1996–1998 OFI 82 (22)
1999–2000 Anderlecht 23 (9)
2000–2004 Roda 114 (48)
2004–2006 Ajax 32 (7)
2006–2007 Sparta Rotterdam 16 (1)
2007–2008 Almere City 11 (2)
Total 416 (127)
National team
1998–1999 Greece 5 (0)
Teams managed
2013–2015 Panathinaikos

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

† Appearances (goals)

Yiannis Anastasiou (born 5 March 1973) is a Greek football manager and former player.

As a player, Anastasiou played as a striker, and was active professionally in Greece, Belgium and the Netherlands. He also represented the Greek national side at senior international level.

Playing career

Born in Arta, Anastasiou played professionally in Greece, Belgium and the Netherlands for PAS Preveza, Ethnikos Piraeus, OFI Crete, Anderlecht, Roda JC, Ajax, Sparta Rotterdam and FC Omniworld.[1][2]

He also earned 5 caps for the Greek national team between 1998 and 1999.[1]

Coaching career

After his retirement from football in 2008, Anastasiou joined Panathinaikos as an assistant to manager Henk ten Cate.[3] In 2011 he left Greece for the Netherlands as assistant coach for Jong Ajax, the reserve team of Ajax. After two years, Anastasiou joined English club Reading in January 2013 as a first team coach; he had first met their manager Brian McDermott in June 2012 whilst completing his UEFA Pro License.[4] His stay at Reading lasted just two months, and he left the club following the departure of McDermott on 11 March 2013.[5]

He was named manager of Panathinaikos in May 2013.[6] In February 2015 he was named Coach of the Year 2014.[7] On May 24, Anastasiou managed his 100th game at the side of Panathinaikos, against Atromitos.[8] On November 2nd of the year 2015 the club announced the termination of his contract on terms of mutual consent.[9]

Managerial statistics

As of match played 1 November 2015.
Team From To Record
M W D L GF GA GD Win % Ref.
Panathinaikos 1 July 2013 1 November 2015 117 65 24 28 190 99 +91 55.56 [10]
Total 117 65 24 28 190 99 +91 55.56

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Yannis Anastasiou at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. "Profile" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. http://www.vi.nl/nieuws/ten-cate-haalt-ook-anastasiou-naar-panathinaikos.htm
  4. "Royals add to coaching staff". Reading F.C. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "The hardest decision". Reading F.C. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Panathinaikos names Anastasiou coach". Sport.co.uk. 14 May 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. http://www.sport-fm.gr/article/kaluteros-proponitis-o-anastasiou/2849441
  8. "100αρισε ο Αναστασίου". gazzetta.gr. 24 May 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "The end of cooperation with Anastasiou". pao.gr. 2 November 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "Fixtures and Results".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>