Andreas Michaelides

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Andreas Michaelides
Personal information
Full name Andreas Michaelides
Date of birth (1952-12-29)29 December 1952
Place of birth Limassol, Cyprus
Playing position midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1972 Aris Limassol
1978–1979 A.E.Maroniou (loan)
Teams managed
1979-1983 K.N.Maroniou
1983-1985 Apollon Limassol (assistant)
1986 Cyprus U-21
1986-1991 Aris Limassol
1991-1996 Cyprus
1997-1999 Omonia
1999-2000 APOEL
2000-2002 AEL Limassol
2002-2003 Anorthosis
2003-2004 AEP Paphos
2004-2005 AEL Limassol
2005-2006 Nea Salamina
2006-2007 Aris Limassol
2007-2009 AEL Limassol
2009-2010 AEK Larnaca
2010-2011 Apollon Limassol
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Andreas Michaelides (born in Limassol, December 29, 1952) is a Cypriot manager, the president of Cypriot Managers Federation, and member of the House of Representatives of Cyprus. He started his coaching career at 1979, and during the season 2010-11, after he was appointed Apollon Limassol manager, he made a domestic record, becoming the first manager in charge of all major teams in Cyprus.

Approach and philosophy[edit]

Michaelides has been described as a coach who gives emphasis on player psychology. Furthermore, has a strong reputation of getting the best out of players with technical abilities. A notable example was during the 1990s, when Michaelides guided Costas Malekkos to his best footballing years of his career. Moreover, he is largely acknowledged for the development of Constantinos Charalambidis and Moustapha Bangura.

Cyprus national football team[edit]

Michaelides is considered one of the best managers of the Cyprus national football team.[1] He managed the team for five years (1991–1996), having been in charge for 48 matches, making his debut October 16, 1991, at the match Cyprus-Iceland (1-1).

Cyprus National Team Career
Matches Wins Draws Loses Goals
Home games 28 9 9 10 35-39
Away games 20 2 3 15 14-46
Total 48 11 12 25 49-85

Manager Statistics[edit]

Team Season Record
Games Wins Draws Loses Win %
Aris Limassol 1987-88 30 10 6 14 33.33
Aris Limassol 1988-89 28 8 10 10 28.57
Aris Limassol 1989-90 26 11 8 7 42.31
Aris Limassol 1990-91 26 9 6 11 34.62
Cyprus 1991-96 48 11 12 25 22.92
Omonia Nicosia 1996-97 10 6 1 3 60.00
Omonia Nicosia 1997-98 26 19 5 2 73.08
Omonia Nicosia 1998-99 26 21 4 1 80.77
APOEL 1999-00 26 14 4 8 53.85
AEL Limassol 2000-01 26 15 7 4 57.69
AEL Limassol 2001-02 26 17 3 6 65.38
AEL Limassol 2002-03 4 1 1 2 25.00
Anorthosis 2002-03 9 8 0 1 88.89
Anorthosis 2003-04 1 1 0 0 100.000
AEP Paphos 2003-04 18 10 1 7 55.56
AEP Paphos 2004-05 12 5 1 6 41.67
AEL Limassol 2004-05 4 1 1 2 25.00
Nea Salamina 2005-06 19 10 4 5 52.63
Nea Salamina 2006-07 10 2 5 3 20.00
Aris Limassol 2006-07 13 5 3 5 38.46
Aris Limassol 2007-08 2 0 0 2 00.00
AEL Limassol 2007-08 13 6 2 5 46.15
AEL Limassol 2008-09 19 8 3 8 42.11
AEK Larnaca 2009-10 20 10 5 5 50.00
Apollon Limassol 2010-11 25 12 7 6 48.00
As of 24 May 2011

Politics[edit]

Michaelides was elected in the House of Representatives of Cyprus on May 22, 2011, for the Cypriot legislative election running under right-wingers DISY party, in Limassol district. He received 9872 votes.

Honours[edit]

Manager[edit]