Giannoulis Fakinos

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Giannoulis Fakinos
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-07-09) 9 July 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Naxos, Greece
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
VCD Athletic
Youth career
2005–2006 Koronida Galatsiou
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Olympiakos 0 (0)
2008–2009 Panionios 1 (0)
2009 Ilioupoli 11 (0)
2009–2011 Apollon Smyrni 26 (1)
2011–2013 Ebbsfleet United 39 (1)
2013 Welling United 4 (0)
2013 Ebbsfleet United 0 (0)
2013 Margate F.C.(loan) 7 (1)
2014–2015 Cray Wanderers 67 (1)
2015– VCD Athletic 22 (?)
National team
2007–2010 Greece U19
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 April 2011 (CET)

Giannoulis 'Cesc' Fakinos (Greek: Γιαννούλης Φακίνος; born 9 July 1989), also known as Yiannoulis Fakinos, is a Greek football player, who plays for VCD Athletic.

Club career[edit]

He began his career at Koronida FC (Galatsi), before moving to play professionally for Olympiacos, Panionios, Ilioupoli and Apollon Smyrni.

He is a midfielder who is suited into the central midfielder role, but can also play as a "holding role" as a defensive midfielder or an attacking midfielder. He is known for his quick acceleration and good passing ability.[1]

In March 2011, Fakinos transferred to Ebbsfleet United in the Conference South and played a role in Ebbsfleet's promotion to the Conference National via the Play-offs.

On 1 March 2013, Fakinos joined Welling United in the Conference South.

In the summer of 2013 he once again joined Ebbsfleet United, after spending some time with Bromley in pre-season.

On 11 October 2013, Fakinos joined Margate on a two-month loan in the Isthmian League Premier Division. After his loan came to an end, he joined Isthmian League Premier Division strugglers Cray Wanderers. He made over 50 appearances in the 2014–15 season.

He began the 2015–16 season with VCD Athletic.


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