Stavros Tsoukalas

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Stavros Tsoukalas
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Personal information
Full name Stavros Tsoukalas
Date of birth (1988-05-28) 28 May 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Thessaloniki, Greece
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Asteras Tripolis
Number 13
Youth career
2006– 2008 PAOK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 PAOK 21 (1)
2008–2010 Doxa Drama (loan) 49 (11)
2010 Nea Salamina (loan) 11 (0)
2012–2016 PAS Giannina 129 (14)
2016– Asteras Tripolis 29 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 April 2017.

Stavros Tsoukalas (Greek: Σταύρος Τσουκαλάς; born 28 May 1988) is a Greek footballer who is currently playing for Asteras Tripolis.

PAOK[edit]

Tsoukalas spend two years loaned to Doxa Dramas and then was immediately loaned again to Cypriot team Nea Salamina. In January 2011 he returned to PAOK. On 14 June 2011, he renewed his contract with the club until 2015.[1] At the start of 2012–13 season he was informed that he was not part of PAOK new coach Giorgos Donis plans. On 7 August 2012, Tsoukalas' contract was mutually terminated.[2]

PAS Giannina[edit]

On 8 August 2012 and after the contract termination with PAOK, Tsoukalas agreed to sign a two years contract with PAS Giannina, besides the interest of Greek giants AEK Athens. [3] On 25 August 2012, he made his debut with the club in a 0-0 home draw against Platanias. From this match since the 5th December 2014, he played constantly with the club without be injured or expelled in any of those 81 consecutive matches, established a record for the club. He didn't play on the December 6, 2014 in the away match against Greek champions Olympiakos, but since then he returned to the starting eleven for the rest of the 2014-15 season.[4] Tsoukalas started the 2015-16 season as the indisputable leader of PAS Giannina middle line.

Asteras Tripoli[edit]

On 24 June 2016, Asteras Tripoli is used a buying clause term of €150.000 in order to sign the player for a three years' contact. More specifically, Tsoukalas has the right to buy the remainder of his contract, which is normally completed on 30.6.2017. Meanwhile PAS Giannina express their dissatisfaction, as they lose one of their best players ahead of the Europa League qualifiers. [5] [6]

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Greece League Greek Cup Europe Total
2008–09 Doxa Dramas Gamma Ethniki 28 11 2 2 - 30 13
2009–10 Beta Ethniki 21 0 1 0 - 22 0
2010–11 Nea Salamina Cypriot First Division 11 0 2 0 - 13 0
2010–11 PAOK Superleague 15 1 4 0 2 0 21 1
2011–12 6 0 0 0 2 0 8 0
2012–13 PAS Giannina Superleague 36 3 3 1 - 39 4
2013–14 34 4 2 0 0 0 36 4
2014–15 31 3 3 0 0 0 34 3
2015–16 28 4 5 0 0 0 33 4
2016–17 Asteras Tripoli Superleague 29 2 5 1 - 34 3
Greece Total 224 28 23 4 4 0 251 32
Cyprus Total 11 0 2 0 0 0 13 0
Career total 235 28 25 4 4 0 264 32

Statistics accurate as of 30 April 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tsoukalas signs new contract; paokfc.gr, 14 June 2011
  2. ^ Tsoukalas contrack terminated; paokfc.gr, 7 August 2012
  3. ^ ΝΕΑ ΜΕΤΑΓΡΑΦΙΚΑ ΑΠΟΚΤΗΜΑΤΑ (in Greek). pasgiannina.gr. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Ο «βιονικός» Σταύρος Τσουκαλάς!; gazetta.gr, 25 October 2015
  5. ^ Στον Αστέρα Τρίπολης ο Τσουκαλάς!; sdna.gr, 24 June 2016
  6. ^ Στον Αστέρα Τρίπολης ο Τσουκαλάς!; gazetta.gr, 24 June 2016

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