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Aris FC
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Full name Aris Football Club
Nickname(s)
  • Theos tou polemou (God of War)
  • Kitrinomavroi (The Yellow-Blacks)
Founded 25 March 1914; 100 years ago (1914-03-25)
Ground Kleanthis Vikelidis
Ground Capacity 22,800
Owner Aris Members' Society
Chairman Panagiotis Stefanidis
Manager Dimitris Kalaitzidis
League Football League
2013–14 Superleague Greece, 18th (Relegation)
Website Club home page
Current season
Active departments of
Aris Thessaloniki
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Aris Football Club (Greek: Π.Α.Ε. Άρης) is a major Greek football club based in the city of Thessaloniki, Macedonia. Formed in 1914, the club was a founding member of Macedonian Football Clubs Association as well as the Hellenic Football Federation. Aris plays in the Superleague Greece, the top tier of the Greek professional football system. The colors of the team are yellow and black, reminiscent of Byzantium, and the club is named after Ares, the god of war, whose image is portrayed on the club logo as depicted in the Ludovisi Ares. Nicknamed God of War and the Yellows, Aris have been champions of Greece three times, have won the Greek Cup once, and have remained undefeated at home in European competitions since 1968.[1] The club is a part of the Greek sports club Aris Thessaloniki.

History[edit]

A golden era 1920–50[edit]

The club was established by a group of 22 young friends in a coffee bar in Votsi area on 25 March 1914 and given the name Aris from the god of war. Its nickname was inspired by the two Balkan Wars of 1912–1913, when Greece fought against the Ottoman Empire before engaging in a war with Bulgaria. In Greek mythology, Aris was a deity who was in conflict with Hercules, the mythological character after which Aris's rival football team, Iraklis, was named. In the beginning the club was based on a ground near the Arch and Tomb of Galerius but after the accession of two minor football clubs in 1919 and 1921 the club's base was moved near to Flemming Street. The first stadium was built on the site where Mars Field Park currently lies on Stratou Avenue. Quickly the club became very popular and soon new teams apart from football were established.

The (champion) team of 1928.

During this early stage of football in Greece no professional league was established. Instead, three minor leagues (in Macedonia (E.P.S.M.), Athens (E.P.S.A.) and Piraeus (E.P.S.P.)) were created, with the champions of each league competing in a postseason mini tournament to claim the title of the national champion. The first official game was held in 1923 against an other Thessalonikian Club, Megas Alexandros(Alexander the Great). That year marked the first title, when Aris was named regional champion of Macedonia, something that was repeated next year. Up to 1959, when the united First Division was created, Aris managed to finish first 14 times in the Macedonian division.

Aris's first national title came in 1928[2] when Aris beat twice the Athens' league champion, Atromitos, and the Piraeus chapmpion, Ethnikos. On 24 May 1928, Aris bested Atromitos 3–1 in Athens, losing 2–3 to Ethnikos three days later, in June the second leg was held in Thessaloniki, were Aris won both his opponents by 3–1. This championship also marked the first appearance of the club's most important player, Kleanthis Vikelides, and manager during this priod was the Austrian Thomas Arschlutscher.[2]

The second championship came four years later in 1932,[2] only this time his opponents were Olympiakos, Panathinaikos, AEK, Ethnikos, PAOK and Iraklis. Aris managed to collect 22 points in this mini tournament, four more than the second, Panathinaikos, scoring large wins like 7–0 against Panathinaikos, 7–3 against Iraklis and 3–0 versus AEK and Olympiakos in Athens, also new star players emerged, Kitsios, Aggelakis, Mpogdanos, Gigopoulos, while Belgian manager De Valer guided effectively the club.[3]

Aris won their third title in 1946, playing against two teams, AEK from Athens and Olympiakos from Piraeus, champions of the other two minor domestic leagues. Aris beat Olympiakos twice, scoring two goals and conceding none; came to a draw with AEK in Athens and defeated them in PAOK's stadium in Thessaloniki (score 4–1). Aris has not won a championship since the establishment of the First Division (1959).

Modern times 1950–81[edit]

Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium during an UEFA Europa League match

Aris' status remained high during this period, which was marked by the construction of the club's homeground, the Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium, named after the legendary homonymous player. Before World War II, Aris' homeground was located in the center of the city, near the International Trade Fair, but was abandoned by the state in 1936 in order for the Paedion tou Areos park (Mars Field) to be built. The club managed to buy some land during 1951 in a quarter of the city named Harilaou, where the new Stadium was slowly built. Also in 1959, the tripartite minor league system was abandoned and a new, unified Championship was created.

The club's accomplishments during these years were significant. It was one of the first teams in Greece to qualify for European tournaments. Under the leadership of Alexandros Alexiades, Giorgos Pantziaras and Takis Loukanidis, Aris earned high placings in the League during the '60 and '70, with apex the 1970 Hellenic Cup Title against the club's fierce rival, PAOK, in Kaftanzoglio Stadium.

In the 1970s, Aris was reorganized and a vast number of young players from Thessaloniki, including Kouis, Foiros, Drambis, Zindros and Papafloratos led the club. Its most important achievements during that period included a successful 1980 UEFA campaign when Aris eliminated Benfica and Perugia. Aris was also the first Greek club to score a victory both in Italy and Portugal. At home, the team shared first place with Olympiakos at the end of the 1980 campaign, though it lost the title 2–0 in a tie-breaker against the Piraeus club in Volos National Stadium.

Stone years 1981–06[edit]

After the mid '80 and the retirement of the club's honored old guard, Aris entered in a slow decline, rarely reaching European league qualification or notable Greek League position, which—in combination with appreciable financial troubles that left the club near bankruptcy—led to the club's relegation to the Second Division in 1997 and 2005. Both times though Aris managed to resume its place in the first division.

Aris Members' Society era 2006–[edit]

Héctor Cúper, manager of the club (2009-2011).

In recent years, specially after the creation of an Aris Members' Society that controls the club's fortunes, Aris has qualified several times for the UEFA Europa League, finished fourth in the Superleague three times, and has reached in the Greek Cup Final four times, losing in 2003, 2005, 2008 and 2010, when 25,000 Aris fans went to Athens in the biggest ever move of fans in Greece,.[4][5][6][7] In 2008 and 2010 Aris made it through to the UEFA Europa League group stage after eliminating Real Zaragoza and Austria Wien respectively during the Cup's play-off rounds. During the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League they managed to play for the first time in club's history in Europe after Christmas, after a very good appearance in the group stage were they won home and away and eliminated the title holders Atlético Madrid. Recent developments include the interest from the club's board to construct a new, modern stadium in eastern Thessaloniki Metropolitan Area to replace the obsolete Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium and the modernization and expansion of the club's training facilities in Neo Rysio, Thessaloniki. Also, in a unique move for Greek standards, the board decided in December 2009 to establish a radio station, Aris FM 92.8[8] in order to promote the communication between Aris fans around the country and the coverage of the clubs activities.

Aris Members' Society[edit]

25,000 Aris fans in Athens during the 2010 Greek Cup Final.

In January 2006, the club's board decided to create an organisation called "Aris Friends' Club" to give supporters the opportunity to participate in the club's management by buying no par value shares. According to the plan, each member will have the right to vote in the board elections for president, as well as to run as a candidate. In order to be involved in the elections, fans must also financially support the club.

The system was fully activated in May 2009, when the president, Thanassis Athanassiades, was elected after prevailing against Lambros Skordas, obtaining 75.5% of the votes,[9] while it has gained large support from the club's supporters, counting over 9.335 members, in 2011.[10] Athanassiades was reelected in May 2011, obtaining 73.9% of the votes[11] In February 2012, the organisation was officially renamed "Aris Members' Society".[12] In June 2012, after the resignation of former chairman, a new board of directors under Antonis Zampetas took over in order to face the serious financial problems.,[13][14]

The current president of Society is Aggelos Misirlis.

Crest and colours[edit]

The emblem of the team is a resting Ares (Greek: Άρης – Aris), the Olympian god of war, as depicted in the Ludovisi Ares. It was chosen in the late '70 to replace the older and simpler logo which was used since 1914. The colors of the team are yellow and black, in order to remind the connection with the Byzantine heritage of Thessaloniki.

Supporters[edit]

Aris' fan base is spread across all the economic classes in the city and the greater region of Greece.[15] Their rivalry is against clubs such as arch-rival PAOK, but also against the biggest clubs of Athens Olympiacos Piraeus, Panathinaikos and AEK Athens.[16] The most fanatic part of them usually holds the eastern part of the Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium, called "Theera 3" or "Gate 3." Against Panathinaikos during the 2010 Greek Cup final 25,000 Aris fans descended to Athens to what has been described as the biggest football fans move in Greece ever.[17][18][19][20][21] Aris fans are loosely connected with the supporters of Germany's Borussia Dortmund and A.S Saint Etienne, with whom they share the same colours, Boca Juniors, Beitar Jerusalem F.C. and Botev Plovdiv sharing the same colours as well.[22] During the 2013/2014 Season, A Large number of the Aris Fanbase and a Large Number of the Watford fc Fanbase(English Championship) called The 1881 have forged a strong friendship and are actively going to games with each other in Both Watford and Aris.

Facilities[edit]

A view inside the Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium

Stadium[edit]

The stadium of Aris Thessaloniki is named Kleanthis Vikelides after the club's legendary player. It is located at 69 Alkminis, Charilaou; 54249 Thessaloniki, and was built in 1951. In 1972, it got a new roof, in 1975 a new north stand, and in 2004, it was fully renovated. Its current total capacity is 19,220 spectators.

Training facilities[edit]

Since the late '70, Aris FC has created its own training grounds in Neo Rysio just outside Thessaloniki near the International Airport covering three hectares and including fottball fields, hosting area with gym, pool and sauna, press room, offices, restaurant and locker rooms.[23] The facilities were rebuilt in September 2010 after a demand placed by manager Héctor Cúper.[24]

History of the kit[edit]

1921
1925
1931
1940
1954
1970
1978
1986
1994
1997
1999
2001
2007
2008
2011
2013

Shirt and sponsors history[edit]

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt partner
1980–89 Adidas
1989–90 Asics
1990–91 Coplam
1991–92 Diadora Coplam
1992–93 SPANOS
1993–94 Bronx Shoes
1994–95 Ioniki Zois
1995–96 Kappa Propo
1996–97 Umbro
1997–98 Puma Puma
1998–99 Megacard
1999–02 Interamerican
2002–03 Adidas MORITZ
2003–04 Le Coq Sportif DEPA
2004–05 Adidas Enimex
2005–06 OPAP
2006–07 Lampsi
2007–08 EKO
2008–10 Reebok
2010–14 Under Armour OPAP
2014– Macron OPAP

Current squad[edit]

As of 31 January 2014[25]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
3 Greece DF Michalis Giannitsis
7 Greece MF Dimitris Sounas
14 Greece MF Nikos Golias
21 Greece DF Giorgos Margaritis
24 Greece MF Kaloudis Lemonis
29 Greece MF Ilias Stavropoulos
31 Greece MF Nikos Kousidis
35 Greece GK Marios Gelis
36 Greece DF Nikos Psychogios
No. Position Player
39 Greece MF Panagiotis Kontovas
77 Albania MF Andi Renja
80 Greece MF Antonis Tsiaras
Greece DF Alexandros Gioris
Greece DF Orestis Nikolopoulos
Greece DF Kyriakos Mazoulouxis
Greece MF Miltiadis Lionis
For recent transfers, see List of Greek football transfers summer 2013.

Aris U20 squad[edit]

Aris U20 is the youth team of Aris. They participate in the Superleague U20 championship.[26]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Greece GK Giannis Mantzaris
Greece GK Dimitris Petrakis
Greece GK Dimitris Grigoriadis
Greece DF Giorgos Bibisidis
Greece DF Tsampikos Statis
Greece DF Christos Chatzinikolaou
Greece DF Ioannis Mpampis
Greece DF Alexandros Vosdou
Greece MF Andreas Zacharoudiakis
Greece MF Stratos Fouskas
Greece MF Asteris Moutzikos
Greece MF Giannis Ntougkas
No. Position Player
Albania MF Arenci Rota
Albania MF Apostol Furtziu
Albania MF Hartiol Topci
Greece MF Efthimios Papakostas
Greece MF Giorgos Polyzoidis
Greece MF Stavros Vassilopoulos
Greece MF Efstathios Vassiloudis
Greece FW Konstantinos Balios
Greece FW Marios Katsamagkas
Greece FW Panagiotis Xomplios
Greece FW Dimitris Xatzivlasiou
Greece FW Ioannis Papafloratos

International players[edit]

Honours and achievements[edit]

Honours[edit]

Aris Thessaloniki's honours and achievements include the following:[27][28][29][30][31][32][33]

Domestic[edit]

International sub-regional[edit]

Regional[edit]

  • EPSM Championship (local level until 1959)
    • Winners (13): 1922–23, 1923–24, 1925–26, 1927–28, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1930–31, 1933–34, 1937–38, 1945–46, 1948–49, 1952–53, 1958–59

Youth[edit]

  • Greek U–20 Championship
    • Winners (2): 2001-2002, 2010–2011
  • Greek U-17 Championship
    • Winners (1): 2011-12

Aris F.C. in Europe[edit]

Aris boasts a remarkable statistic in European football; the club has not lost a home game in European competitions in 42 years, having gone 26 home games undefeated.[34]

Year Competition Opponent Home Away Agg.
1964 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Italy Roma 0–0 0–3 0–3
1965 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Germany Koln 2–1 0–2 2–3
1966 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Italy Juventus 0–2 0–5 0–7
1968 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Malta Hibernians F.C. 1–0 6–0 7–0
1968 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Hungary Ujpest 1–2 1–9 2–11
1969 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Italy Cagliari 1–1 0–3 1–4
1970 Cup Winners' Cup England Chelsea 1–1 1–5 2–6
1974 UEFA Cup Austria Rapid Wien 1–0 1–3 2–3
1979 UEFA Cup Portugal Benfica 3–1 1–2 4–3
1979 UEFA Cup Italy Perugia 1–1 3–0 4–1
1979 UEFA Cup France Saint-Etienne 3–3 1–4 4–7
1980 UEFA Cup England Ipswich Town 3–1 1–5 4–6
1981 UEFA Cup Malta Sliema 4–0 4–2 8–2
1981 UEFA Cup Belgium Lokeren 1–1 0–4 1–5
1994 UEFA Cup Israel Hapoel Be'er Sheva 3–1 2–1 5–2
1994 UEFA Cup Poland Katowice 1–0 0–1 1–1
1999 UEFA Cup Switzerland Servette 1–1 2–1 3–2
1999 UEFA Cup Spain Celta 2–2 0–2 2–4
2003 UEFA Cup Moldova Zimbru 2–1 1–1 3–2
2003 UEFA Cup Italy Perugia 1–1 0–2 1–3
2005 UEFA Cup Italy Roma 0–0 1–5 1–5
2007 UEFA Cup Spain Zaragoza 1–0 1–2 2–2
2007 UEFA Cup Serbia Red Star 3–0 Single
Match
3–0
2007 UEFA Cup England Bolton Single
Match
1–1 1–1
2007 UEFA Cup Portugal Braga 1–1 Single
Match
1–1
2007 UEFA Cup Germany Bayern Munich Single
Match
0–6 0–6
2009 UEFA Cup Croatia Slaven Belupo 1–0 0–2 1–2
2010 UEFA Europa League Poland Jagiellonia Bialystok 2–2 2–1 4–3
2010 UEFA Europa League Austria Austria Wien 1–0 1–1 2–1
2010 UEFA Europa League Spain Atletico Madrid 1–0 3–2 4–2
2010 UEFA Europa League Germany Bayer Leverkusen 0–0 0–1 0–1
2010 UEFA Europa League Norway Rosenborg 2–0 1–2 3–2
2011 UEFA Europa League England Manchester City 0–0 0–3 0–3

Team statistics[edit]

Competition App Pld W D L
UEFA Europa League 11 48 19 14 15
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1 2 0 1 1
Total 12 50 19 15 16

Last updated: 2011

Performance[edit]

Aris have been champions of Greece three times, having been placed 2nd four times and 3rd eight times. They have also won the Greek Cup once, having been finalists eight times and eliminated in the Semi-finals five times. They have also played in the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup on many occasions and the furthest the club has progressed is to the Third Round of the 1979–80 UEFA Cup.

Club officials[edit]

Board of Directors[edit]

President Greece Panagiotis Stefanidis
Vice-President Greece Giannis Psifidis
Member Greece Vasilis Fourligkas
Department Head Greece Dinos Kouis
Member Greece Giannis Kouzounias
Member Greece Ilias Kousounadis
AS Representative Greece Christos Grolios

Source: [1]

Members' Society board[edit]

Position Staff
President Greece Aggelos Misirlis
Vice President Greece Theodoros Tanoulas
Secretary General Greece Anastasios Tabakoulis
Head of Public Relations Greece Tasos Tabakoulis
Members Greece Dimitris Tatakis
Members Greece Lazaros Papadopoulos

Last updated: 27 August 2012
Source: arisfc.gr

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Greece Dimitris Kalaitzidis
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach Greece Dimitris Bougiouklis
Fitness Coach Greece Stavros Pantelidis
Fitness Coach Serbia Radivoje Radakovic
Goalkeeping Coach Greece Theodoros Kantas
Team manager Greece Konstantinos Drampis
General manager Greece Georgios Koltsidas
Head doctor Greece Vaggelis Pantazis
Physio Greece Giannis Gioris
Physio Greece Giannis Mpontas
Youth team General manager Greece Konstantinos Economidis
Scout Greece Leonidas Vosdou

Last updated: 15 June 2013
Source: [2]

Managerial history[edit]


 
Name Nat. Years
Grigoris Vlachopoulos Greece 1914–22
Kostas Vikelidis Greece 1922–27
Thomas Kössler Austria 1927–29
De Valer Belgium 1929–32
Kostas Vikelidis Greece 1932
Gyula Antal Hungary 1932–34
Kostas Vikelidis Greece 1934–40
Dionysis Kaltekis Greece 1945–49
Iakovos Yakumis Greece 1949–50
Nikolaos Aggelakis Greece 1950–53
Kleanthis Vikelidis Greece 1953–55
Kiril Simonovski Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1955
Ernst Netuka Austria 1955
Aleksandar Petrović Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1955–56
Mladen Kašanin Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1956
Ivan Stevović Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1956–57
Kleanthis Vikelidis Greece 1957
Ivan Stevović Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1957–58
Dionysis Kaltekis Greece 1958
Carl Panagl Austria 1958
Kleanthis Vikelidis Greece 1958–59
Svetislav Glišović Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1959–61
Kleanthis Vikelidis Greece 1961
Kostas Velliadis Greece 1961
Ljubiša Spajić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1961–62
Vasilis Grigoriadis Greece 1962
Ettore Trevisan Italy 1962
Bela Palfi Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1962–66
Svetislav Glišović Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1966–67
Severiano Correia Portugal 1967–69
Nikolaos Aggelakis Greece 1969
Milovan Ćirić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1969–70
Michalis Baltatzis Greece 1970
Milovan Ćirić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1970–71
Michalis Baltatzis Greece 1971
Les Allen England 1971
Wilf McGuinness England 1971–73
Branko Stanković Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1973–75
 
Name Nat. Years
Alketas Panagoulias Greece 1975
Dobromir Zhechev Bulgaria 1975–76
Alketas Panagoulias Greece 1976–77
Panagiotis Patsidis Greece 1977
Carl-Heinz Rühl Germany 1977
Panagiotis Patsidis Greece 1977–78
Milovan Ćirić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1978
Apostol Čačevski Bulgaria 1978–79
José Sasía Uruguay 1979–80
Frank Blunstone England 1980
Michal Vičan Czechoslovakia 1980–81
Giannis Nalbantis Greece 1981
Dettmar Cramer Germany 1981–82
Antonis Georgiadis Greece 1982–84
Kostas Chatzikostas Greece 1984
Thijs Libregts Netherlands 1984–86
Giannis Venos Greece 1986
Gojko Zec Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1986–87
Klimis Gounaris Greece 1987
Gerd Prokop Germany 1987–88
Alketas Panagoulias Greece 1988–90
Kostas Tsilios Greece 1990
Jacek Gmoch Poland 1990–91
Kostas Tsilios Greece 1991
Ivan Vutsov Bulgaria 1991–92
Giorgos Foiros Greece 1992–96
Giannis Tzifopoulos Greece 1996
Jozef Jarabinský Czechoslovakia 1996
Stavros Diamantopoulos Greece 1996–97
Giorgos Semertzidis
Giorgos Pantziaras
Greece
Cyprus
1997
Juan Ramón Rocha Argentina 1997
Giorgos Foiros Greece 1997–98
Georgios Paraschos Greece 1998
Alketas Panagoulias Greece 1998–99
Ilija Petković Serbia 1999–00
Giorgos Semertzidis
Giannis Michalitsos
Greece
Greece
2000
 
Name Nat. Years
Babis Tennes Greece 2000–01
Henri Michel France 2001
Richard Tardy France Nov 7, 2001–Feb 6, 2002
Giannis Tzifopoulos Greece 2001
Bernd Krauss Austria Feb 1, 2002–June 30, 2002
Giorgos Foiros Greece July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003
Giannis Michalitsos Greece 2003
Giorgos Pantziaras Cyprus 2003
Ole Skouboe Denmark 2003
Makis Katsavakis Greece 2003–04
Giorgos Chatzaras Greece July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2005
Martti Kuusela Finland 2005
Nikos Anastopoulos Greece July 1, 2005 – June 30, 2006
Guillermo Ángel Hoyos Argentina July 1, 2006–Jan 9, 2007
Nikos Passialis Greece 2006
Quique Hernández Spain 2006–07
Juan Oliva Spain July 1, 2007–Sept 4, 2007
Dušan Bajević Bosnia and Herzegovina Sept 7, 2007–July 1, 2008
Quique Hernández Spain July 2, 2008–Jan 21, 2009
Mazinho Brazil Jan 21, 2009–Nov 2, 2009
Dimitris Bugiuklis Greece 2009
Héctor Cúper Argentina Nov 3, 2009–Jan 18, 2011
Giannis Michalitsos Greece Jan 19, 2011–March 10, 2011
Sakis Tsiolis Greece March 11, 2011–Oct 31, 2011
Michał Probierz Poland Nov 5, 2011–Jan 5, 2012
Giorgos Semertzidis
Giannis Michalitsos
Greece
Greece
Jan 6, 2012–Jan 15, 2012
Manuel Machado Portugal Jan 16, 2012–June 30, 2012
Makis Katsavakis Greece July 3, 2012–Oct 7, 2012
Nikos Passialis
Dimitris Bugiuklis
Greece Oct 8, 2012–Nov 3, 2012
Lucas Alcaraz Spain Dec 3, 2012–Jan 29, 2013
Giannis Michalitsos Greece Jan 29, 2013–March 7, 2013
Soulis Papadopoulos Greece March 8, 2013 – June 30, 2013
Giannis Chatzinikolaou Greece July 1, 2013–Sept 3, 2013
Zoran Milinković Serbia Sept 9, 2013–Dec 20, 2013
Soulis Papadopoulos Greece Dec 20, 2013–March 27, 2014
Giorgos Foiros Greece March 27, 2014–June 4, 2014
Dimitris Kalaitzidis Greece June 4, 2014–

Sources:[32][35][36][37][38][39][40]

Notable former players[edit]

For all players of Αris FC see [41] List of Former Foreign Players in Greece since 1959/60[42]

League top scorers[edit]

Player Goals
Greece Dinos Kouis 141
Greece Alexandros Alexiades 127
Greece Kostas Papaioannou 65
Greece Konstantinos Drampis 48
Greece Romania Giorgos Zindros 46

Most league appearances[edit]

Player Matches
Greece Dinos Kouis 473
Greece Theodoros Pallas 368
Greece Giannis Nalbantis 303
Greece Giorgos Foiros 303
Greece Giannis Venos 303

See also[edit]

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