P.A.O. Rouf

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P.A.O. Rouf
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Full name Podosfairikós Athlitikós Ómilos Rouf
Founded 1947
Ground Municipal Stadium Rouf
Ground Capacity 1,600
Chairman GreeceUnited States Dave Stamatiadis
Manager Dimitris Arnaoutis
League Athens A Local
2013–14 Athens A Local, 4th
Website Club website

P.A.O. Rouf (Greek: Ποδοσφαιρικός Αθλητικός Όμιλος Ρουφ; English: Football Athletic Club Rouf) is a Greek football club, based in Rouf, Athens. The association was founded in 1947. The club has played in its traditional colours of red and white since its creation in 1947, after World War II. The chairman of the club is Athanasios Kafezas, a Greek businessman. The current stadium is the Municipal Stadium Rouf, seating 1,600 spectators

History[edit]

In 1968, Amyna Rouf and Erigona merged with Rouf.

In 2009, they promoted to Gamma Ethniki. During the 2011–12 season Rouf were active in the Football League 2 - South in Greece and spent their third consecutive season in the third tier of Greek football. On occasion the club has been criticised for being a "mesh up" of several Greek clubs including Olympiakos Piraeus and Panathinaikos.

The average attendance at Rouf's home games in the 2011–12 season was 467, An increase on the 2010–11 season by 109. Dimitris Arnoutis is the manager and head coach of the club and has enjoyed a run of success since taking over from Michalis Papadopoulos in late 2007. He is the longest serving manager at the club since Costas Gianakis from 1956 to 1970.

In the 2012–13 season, the club played in the Delta Ethniki (Group 2).

Ranking history[edit]

  • 1972: Second Division - Group 2: 3rd
  • 1973: Second Division - Group 1: 3rd
  • 1974: Second Division - Group 1: 9th
  • 1975: Second Division - Group 1: 14th - relegated
  • 2009: Delta Ethniki - Group 8: 1st (57 pts)
  • 2010–11: Football League 2 - South Group: 11th
  • 2011–12: Football League 2 - South Group: 12th - relegated

Season to season[edit]

Sources:[1][2]

League history[edit]

Season Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 4 Tier 5 Tier 6 Tier 7 Tier 8 Pts. Pl. W L T GS GA Diff. Greek Cup
1957–58[3] 6 65 30 42 33
1958–59[4] 14 30 17 21 28
1960–61[5] 12 54 25 31 24
1961–62[6] 1 25 67
1963–64[7] 11 56 30 39 46
1964–65[8] 12 57 30 48 50
1965–66[9] 6 71 24 58 50
1975–76[10] 2 (G1) 49 30 61 18 unknown
1976–77[11] 4 (G1) 43 32 51 22 unknown
1977–78[12] 1 63 38 95 36 unknown

Cup appearances[edit]

Notable former players[edit]

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