Panagiotis Lagos

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Panagiotis Lagos
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Personal information
Full name Panagiotis Lagos
Date of birth (1985-07-18) 18 July 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Thessaloniki, Greece
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Wingback, Fullback, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Apollon Smyrni
Number
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Iraklis 76 (10)
2006–2013 AEK Athens 91 (3)
2013–2014 Vorskla Poltava 11 (0)
2014– Apollon Smyrni 7 (2)
National team
Greece U-21 22 (3)
2004 Greece Olympic 3 (0)
2006- Greece 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 January 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 October 2010

Panagiotis Lagos (Greek: Παναγιώτης Λαγός; born 18 July 1985 in Thessaloniki) is a Greek professional footballer who plays as a Wingback for Apollon Smyrni in the Greek Super League.Lagos has the ability to play in various positions as much as on the wings as on the center,due to the combination of the speed and technique of his play.

Club career[edit]

Iraklis Thessaloniki[edit]

Born in Thessaloniki, Lagos started his professional football career with Iraklis in 2002. Having made 76 appearances for the club, he became one of the most important players in qualifying for Europe during the 2005–06 season.

AEK Athens[edit]

Lagos was a target of some Greek clubs, Olympiacos, Panathinaikos and PAOK. Lagos signed with AEK Athens for €1 million and was transferred from Iraklis in 2006. Lagos scored his first goal for AEK Athens against Atromitos in a 4-0 home win. In his first season at AEK, Lagos started his career with AEK before suffering a serious injury on his right leg in 2007, forcing him out of football for two years, and made his comeback near the end of the 2008–2009 season. Lagos' first game back from his injury was in a derby match against Panathinaikos. Lagos is now a regular in the AEK Athens starting line-up, being played as a left wingback.

In 2010, Lagos renewed his contract with the club, signing a new three-year deal which kept him at the club until 2013. Lagos scored 2 goals against Larissa which led AEK winning 2-3. Lagos again suffered a knee injury against R.S.C. Anderlecht which forced him out of football for three months. Lagos made his comeback against Ergotelis, where the match finished 1–1.

Vorskla Poltava[edit]

On 29 January 2013 Lagos signed a one and half year contact with the Ukrainian club Vorskla Poltava. [1] He made his debut with the club on 3 March 2013 in an away 1-0 loss from Chernomorets. On 3 March 2014, due to the political and military problems in Ukraine, Lagos decided to end his contact with the club [2]

International career[edit]

Lagos made his debut for Greece in 2006 against Korea Republic. Due to his injury, Lagos has been dropped from the national side. Lagos has played 9 times for Greece.

Lagos competed for Greece at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[3]

Lagos was recalled to the Greece squad by Fernando Santos to play against Malta in a Euro 2012 qualifier and a friendly match against Poland.

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Greece League Greek Cup Europe Total
2002–03 Iraklis Alpha Ethniki 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2003–04 17 0 4 0 0 0 21 0
2004–05 25 3 5 0 0 0 30 3
2005–06 28 7 1 0 0 0 29 7
2006–07 AEK Athens Super League 10 1 1 0 4 0 15 1
2007–08 11 0 1 0 1 0 13 0
2008–09 14 0 1 0 2 0 17 0
2009–10 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2010–11 21 2 5 1 7 0 33 3
2011–12 16 0 0 0 6 0 22 0
2012–13(a) 10 0 1 0 0 0 11 0
2012-13(b) FC Vorskla Poltava Ukrainian Premier League 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
2013-14 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 178 13 19 1 20 0 217 14

International[edit]

Greece national team
Year Apps Goals
2006 6 0
2008 2 0
2011 1 0
Total 9 0

Last updated: 2012-09-08
Source: Panagiotis Lagos at National-Football-Teams.com

Honours[edit]

AEK Athens

Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Στην ουκρανική Βόρσκλα Πολτάβα ο πρώην της ΑΕΚ, Παναγιώτης Λαγός Πηγή: http://www.skai.gr/news/sports/article/222755/stin-oukraniki-vorskla-poltava-o-proin-tis-aek-panagiotis-lagos/". Skai.gr. 
  2. ^ "Την... ψιλιάστηκε και έφυγε από Ουκρανία ο Λαγός Πηγή: http://www.sportdog.gr/sports/podosfairo/article/219186/tin-psiliastike-kai-efyge-apo-oykrania-o-lagos/". Sportdog.gr. 
  3. ^ "Panagiotis Lagos Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-28. 

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