Kostas Vasilakakis

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Kostas Vasilakakis
Kostas Vasilakakis 2010.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1957-03-27) 27 March 1957 (age 62)
Place of birth Porpi, Komotini, Greece
Playing position striker
defensive midfielder
central defender
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1981 Panthrakikos 140 (25)
1981–1995 Doxa Dramas 256 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 August 2010

Kostas Vasilakakis (born 27 March 1957 in Komotini) is a football manager and former footballer. His career began in 1973 at the age of 16 when he signed a contract with Panthrakikos. He was transferred to Doxa Drama in 1981 and fought in Alpha Ethniki for thirteen years. He ended his career as footballer of Doxa Drama in 1995 at the age of 38.


As football player[edit]

Vasilakakis began his career as striker. He later changed football position and became established as a defensive midfielder and central defender. In Panthrakikos he played eight seasons – seven in the Beta Ethniki, one in Gamma Ethniki. Playing in the first level until 38 years old, from 1981 to 1995 he played thirteen seasons in the Alpha Ethniki (now Super League) and one season in the Beta Ethniki. Vasilakakis is leading the list of appearances of the players of Doxa Drama with 226+ (no data for 1981–82) appearances in Alpha Ethniki.
He was α leader on both teams.

As football manager[edit]

He was hired and worked at Panthrakikos F.C.[1][2] as football manager from the summer of 2004 until 2008 (with the exception of the first half of the 2006–2007 season). He was the most successful football manager in the club's history. In four seasons he won the three most significant promotions, from Delta Ethniki to the Super League Greece.
As a football manager of Doxa Drama succeeded in promotion from Gamma Ethniki to Beta Ethniki in the 2008–2009 season.
In his coaching career he was coach of the following groups:

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