Peter Raskopoulos

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Peter Raskopoulos
Personal information
Full name Peter Raskopoulos
Date of birth (1962-02-22) 22 February 1962 (age 55)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Earlwood Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1979 Sydney Olympic
1980 Marconi Stallions
1981–1989 Sydney Olympic
National team
1981–1987 Australia
Teams managed
1993 Sydney Olympic
2000–2002 AC United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Peter Raskopoulos (born 22 February 1962) is an Australian former association football player.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Raskopoulos played his youth football for Earlwood Wanderers before being signed for Sydney Olympic for the first season of the National Soccer League in 1977.[1]

International career[edit]

Raskopoulos made his debut in a B-International for Australia at the 1980 OFC Nations Cup. He captained Australia in his full international debut for Australia in August 1981 against Indonesia national football team in Jakarta. He played his last match for the Socceroos in 1987 having played 14 matches, captaining the team twice.[2][3]

Career after football[edit]

Peter took up the role of C.E.O at Sydney Olympic, his beloved club in 2001. At the helm, they won the NSL championship in 2001–02 season and won the minor premiership the following season. Today Peter Raskopoulos works as an operations & Public Relations Manager in Rasko Exporters and Consultants in Australia. He lives in Sydney with his wife and 4 children, including comedians Jordan and Steen.


  1. ^ "Australian Player Database – R". Retrieved 22 February 2010. 
  2. ^ The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia. 
  3. ^ "FIFA Player Statistics: Peter RASKOPOULOS". FIFA. Retrieved 22 February 2010.