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
Youth career
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 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 20:00, 8 January 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2013

Ioannis Potouridis (Greek: Ιωάννης Ποτουρίδης) (born 27 February 1992 in Greece) is a Greek professional football player who plays as a defender in Polish I liga club Miedź Legnica.


Olympiacos Piraeus[edit]

Potourídis made has first league appearances for Olympiakos during 2010.[1] 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.

Platanias F.C.[edit]

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.[2]


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.[3]

Miedź Legnica[edit]

On 1 March 2017, Potouridis signed a six months contract with the Polish I liga club Miedź Legnica.[4]

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. ^ "O ταπεινός Γιάννης Ποτουρίδης!" (in Greek). 25 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "IN AZZURRO IL DIFENSORE POTOURIDIS" (in Italian). Novara Calcio. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Συμφωνία με τον ποδοσφαιριστή Γιάννη Ποτουρίδη (Greek)". (Official). 30 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Στην Πολωνία ο Ποτουρίδης". 1 March 2017. 

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