Michalis Vlachos

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Michalis Vlachos
Personal information
Full name Μιχάλης Βλάχος
Date of birth (1967-09-20) 20 September 1967 (age 49)
Place of birth Athens, Greece
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1991 Apollon Smyrnis 122 (11)
1991–1993 Olympiacos 47 (2)
1993–1997 AEK Athens 101 (4)
1998–1999 Portsmouth 56 (1)
2000 Walsall 12 (1)
2000–2002 Ionikos 36 (1)
2002–2003 Apollon Smyrnis 21 (1)
Total 395 (21)
National team
1989–1997 Greece 10 (0)
Teams managed
2007–2008 Apollon Eretrias
2008– Peramaikos
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Michalis Vlachos (Greek: Μιχάλης Βλάχος; born 20 September 1967) is a Greek football former professional player.

Vlachos began his career with Apollon Smyrni, where he was first called up for the Greek national football team in 1989. He later represented both Olympiakos and AEK, winning the Greek championship with the latter. During the 1994–95 season, Vlachos appeared for AEK in the UEFA Champions League, scoring in a 1–3 loss to Casino Salzburg in the group stage.[1]

In 1998, Vlachos joined English First Division club Portsmouth, for whom he made over 50 league appearances as a midfielder and sweeper in two years. He joined Walsall in February 2000, making 12 appearances for the club prior to relegation in May of the same year.[2]

Vlachos returned to Greece in the summer of 2000, joining Ionikos. He finished his career with his first club Apollon, retiring in 2003.[2]

Honours[edit]

Olympiacos

AEK Athens

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AEK 1-3 Salzburg". UEFA. Retrieved 17 March 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Forgotten Saddlers: Vlachos". Walsall F.C. 3 June 2013.