Ioannis Potouridis

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Ioannis Potouridis
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-02-27) 27 February 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Thessaloniki, Greece
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Centre back, Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 92
Youth career
0000–2007 Olympiacos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2013 Olympiacos 11 (0)
2012–2013 Platanias (loan) 21 (0)
2013–2014 Novara 17 (0)
2014–2016 Panthrakikos 56 (0)
2016–2017 AEL 6 (0)
2017 Miedź Legnica 5 (0)
2017 Miedź Legnica II 2 (0)
2017– OFI 0 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Greece U17 6 (2)
2010–2012 Greece U19 18 (2)
2011–2014 Greece U21 22 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 June 2017.

Ioannis Potouridis (Greek: Ιωάννης Ποτουρίδης) (born 27 February 1992 in Greece) is a Greek professional football player who plays as a defender for OFI.[1]


Olympiacos Piraeus[edit]

Potourídis made has first league appearances for Olympiakos during 2010.[2] He made his debut on the match against Ilioupoli F.C. in the Greek Cup. Ironically, he is most famous in Greece for two costly mistakes he made in a match against Atromitos towards the end of the 2010-2011 season. In the game, Potourídis twice headed the ball directly to Atromitos attackers who scored two goals as Olympiakos embarrassingly lost 3-1.

On 23 November 2011, he substituted Djebbour with Olympiacos 1-0 victory over Marseille in the Champions League at the Stade Vélodrome, in Group F.


On 10 August 2012, he was loaned to the newly promoted Superleague Greece side Platanias. He made a total of 30 appearances without scoring any goal.

Novara Calcio[edit]

On 15 July 2013, he was sold to Novara Calcio.[3]


A year later he returned to Greece, signing a two years contract with Panthrakikos for an undisclosed fee.


On August 30, 2016, Potouridis signed a three years contract with Greek Super League club AEL.[4] On 17 January 2017, he solved his contract with the club. [5]

Miedź Legnica[edit]

On 1 March 2017, Potouridis signed a six months contract with the Polish I liga club Miedź Legnica.[6]

International career[edit]

He has represented his country at Under-17 level and has played in the qualifying and elite round of the UEFA Under-17 European Championship.



  1. ^ Janas, Piotr. "Pięciu kolejnych graczy odchodzi z Miedzi Legnica". (in Polish). Retrieved 2017-07-26. 
  2. ^ "O ταπεινός Γιάννης Ποτουρίδης!" (in Greek). 25 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "IN AZZURRO IL DIFENSORE POTOURIDIS" (in Italian). Novara Calcio. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Συμφωνία με τον ποδοσφαιριστή Γιάννη Ποτουρίδη (Greek)". (Official). 30 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Παρελθόν ο Ποτουρίδης από την ΑΕΛ". 17 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Στην Πολωνία ο Ποτουρίδης". 1 March 2017. 

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