Fulham flop Mitroglou keeps Greek roster spot
[WORLD CUP 2014] Greece followed Portugal in cutting its World Cup squad down from 30 to 23 players on Monday. Constantinos
Mitroglou was included even though he flopped at Fulham, going without a goal in three games after his $18 million transfer from Olympiacos in January.
Coach Fernando Santos' squad included six in Italy, two each in England, Spain and Turkey and one each in Germany and Scotland
Goalkeepers: Orestis Karnezis (Granada/SPA), Panagiotis Glykos (PAOK), Stefanos Kapino (Panathinaikos).
Defenders: Kostas Manolas (Olympiacos), Giannis Maniatis (Olympiacos), Jose Holebas (Olympiacos), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Giorgios
Tzavellas (PAOK), Loukas Vyntra (Levante/SPA), Vasilis Torosidis (Roma/ITA), Vangelis Moras (Verona/ITA).
Midfielders: Alexandros Tziolis
(Kayserispor/TUR), Andreas Samaris (Olympiacos), Kostas Katsouranis (PAOK), Giorgos Karagounis (Fulham/ENG), Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Torino/ITA), Ioannis Fetfatzidis (Genoa/ITA), Lazaros
Christodoulopoulos (Bologna/ITA) Panagiotis Kone (Bologna/ITA).
Forwards: Dimitris Salpingidis (PAOK), Giorgios Samaras (Celtic/SCO), Kostas Mitroglou
(Fulham/ENG), Theofanis Gekas (Konyaspor/TUR).
No comments yet.
Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan Oct. 27, 3:59 p.m.
"If [Lionel] Messi scored a goal like that, people would be talking about it for weeks. ...
USWNT: Five regulars return for Romania series Oct. 27, 2:47 p.m.
U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis recalled five regulars who had sat out the Switzerland ...
MLS Playoffs: Youngster Boateng takes charge for Galaxy Oct. 27, 3:05 a.m.
Emmanuel Boateng made up for a penalty whistled on him that negated the LA Galaxy's early ...
Report: Barrett out of running for Dynamo head coach Oct. 27, 1:57 a.m.
Wade Barrett, who served as the Houston Dynamo interim coach for the last five months, won't ...
What They're Saying: Michael Bradley Oct. 27, 1:12 a.m.
"For tonight, every player, every person who is a part of this club, every fan, every ...
What They're Saying: Harvard dean Rakesh Khurana Oct. 27, 12:56 a.m.
"As a human being, and a member of the Harvard College community, I am always profoundly ...
MLS Moves: Robinson stays with 'Caps, but changes coming Oct. 27, 12:44 a.m.
Three days after a 4-1 win over Portland ended a disappointing MLS season for Vancouver, the ...
MLS Playoffs: Toronto FC stars come to play Oct. 27, 12:24 a.m.
Ten years. That's the time it took Toronto FC to finally win its first playoff game. ...
MLS: SKC takes win streak into first playoff meeting Oct. 26, 11:03 p.m.
The Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City have been playoff mainstays -- eight straight appearances for ...
MLS Playoffs: Teams at familiar stage Oct. 26, 7:31 p.m.
MLS's Knockout Round concludes Thursday with two games: D.C. United-Montreal and Seattle-Sporting KC. All four teams ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives