Vangelis Platellas

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Vangelis Platellas
Personal information
Full name Evangelos Platellas
Date of birth (1988-12-01) 1 December 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Athens, Greece
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Aris
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2011 Kallithea 62 (8)
2011–2013 Skoda Xanthi 19 (1)
2013–2016 AEK Athens 77 (26)
2016–2017 Atromitos 16 (1)
2017– Aris 14 (5)
National team
2015– Greece 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:34, 18 February 2018 (UTC).

Vangelis Platellas (Greek: Βαγγέλης Πλατέλλας, born 1 December 1988) is a Greek footballer who plays as a winger for Greek Football League side Aris.

Club career[edit]

Vangelis Platellas began playing professional football for Football League side Kallithea, and then transferred on 2 January 2012 to Super league side Skoda Xanthi. [1]

AEK Athens[edit]

In the summer of 2013, Platellas signed with AEK Athens. In the 2013-14 season, Platellas made 25 appearances scoring 15 goals. On 29 August 2014 he scored in a 4-0 home win against Fokikos for the Greek Cup. [2] On 30 November 2014 he scored after three months in a 3-1 away win against Panachaiki. [3] One week later he scored in a 7-0 home win against Episkopi. [4] On 17 December 2014 he scored a brace in a comfortable 4-0 win against Fostiras. [5] On 24 February 2015 he opened the score in a 2-1 home win against Panachaiki. [6] On 15 March 2015 he scored in a 3-1 away win against Fostiras. [7] On 13 May 2015 he scored the only goal in a 1-0 away win against AEL. [8] He finished the 2014–15 season with 9 goals and 8 assists in all competitions.

On 29 November 2015 he scored his first ever Superleague goal in a 2-0 home win against Panetolikos, after an assist from Rafik Djebbour. [9]

It seems that the 28-year-old international, who joined the Greek Cup winners back in 2013 and his current contract expires at the end of 2016-17 season, will leave the club in January window in order to continue his career elsewhere.

Atromitos[edit]

On 28 December 2016, he signed a 1,5 years' contract with fellow Greek club Atromitos for an undisclosed fee. [10] On 18 February 2017, he opened the score in a 2-1 home win against Xanthi. On 31 August 2017, he solved his contract with the club. [11]

Aris[edit]

On 11 September 2017, he signed a one-year contract with Football League club Aris for an undisclosed fee. [12] On 21 September 2017, thanks to a close-range effort by the international winger, Aris won 1-0 Panegialios on the road for 2017-18 Greek Cup. It was his first goal with his new club. [13] On 28 October he scored in the season's opener, a 5-0 home win against Aiginiakos. [14] On 25 November 2017 he scored a 90th-minute winner in a dramatic 3-2 away win against Ergotelis, after a catastrophic first half, which found his team being down by two goals. [15] On 25 November 2017 Platellas was the MVP of a 2-1 home win against Panachaiki, scoring the equalizer and providing the assist to Georgios Delizisis for the winning goal. [16] On 7 January 2018 he opened the score in a 2-0 home win against Apollon Pontou. [17] On 18 February 2018 he scored with a penalty in a 3-0 home win against Anagennisi Karditsa. [18]

International career[edit]

Platellas was called in to the Greece national football team by Kostas Tsanas for a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier against Romania.[19]

Honours[edit]

Vangelis Platellas has won the Best Young Player of Football League 2 Award in Greek football PSAP awards, for the season 2009-10.[20]

AEK Athens
2014 (6th Group)
2015 (South Group)
2015–2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Με την νέα μεταγραφή (With the new player)" (in Greek). aqaskodaxanthifc.gr. 2 January 2012. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "ΑΕΚ-Φωκικός 4-0". www.sport24.gr. 29 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Παναχαϊκή-ΑΕΚ 1-3". www.sport24.gr. 30 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "ΑΕΚ - Επισκοπή 7-0". www.sport24.gr. 7 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Συνεχίζει ακάθεκτη η ΑΕΚ". www.sport24.gr. 17 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "ΑΕΚ - Παναχαϊκή 2-1". www.sport24.gr. 24 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Φωστήρας - ΑΕΚ 1-3". www.sport24.gr. 15 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "ΑΕΛ - ΑΕΚ 0-1". www.sport24.gr. 13 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "ΑΕΚ - Παναιτωλικός 2-0!" (in Greek). Retrieved 2015-11-29. 
  10. ^ Ανακοίνωσε Πλατέλλα ο Ατρόμητος [Platellas signs with Atromitos]. www.sport24.gr (in Greek). 28 December 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  11. ^ Έλυσε το συμβόλαιό του στον Ατρόμητο ο Πλατέλλας [He solved his contract with Atromitos Plattellas]. www.sport24.gr (in Greek). 31 August 2017. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  12. ^ "Επίσημο: Στον Άρη ο Πλατέλλας". www.sport24.gr (in Greek). 11 September 2017. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  13. ^ "Παναιγιάλειος - Άρης 0-1: Καβάλα στ' άλογο!". www.onsports.gr (in Greek). 21 September 2017. 
  14. ^ "Άρης - Αιγινιακός 5-0!" (in Greek). Retrieved 2017-10-28. 
  15. ^ "Συγκλονιστική ανατροπή από τον Άρη!" (in Greek). Retrieved 2017-11-19. 
  16. ^ "Στις πλάτες του Πλατέλλα ο Άρης, εύκολα ο ΟΦΗ την Καλλιθέα". www.sport24.gr (in Greek). 25 November 2017. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  17. ^ "Συνέχισε με νίκη ο Άρης!" (in Greek). Retrieved 2018-01-07. 
  18. ^ "Άρης - Αναγέννηση Καρδίτσας 3-0!" (in Greek). Retrieved 2018-02-18. 
  19. ^ "Με Πλατέλλα, Αραβίδη, Κίτσιου οι κλήσεις του Τσάνα". www.sport24.gr (in Greek). 28 August 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  20. ^ Ο ΠΣΑΠ βράβευσε τους κορυφαίους ποδοσφαιριστές της σεζόν 2009-10 [PSAT awards the top 2009-10 football players]. contra.gr (in Greek). 20 December 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 

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