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
Sebastian Saucedo strikes twice as U.S. U-20s advance Feb. 25, 1 a.m.
The USA moved into the second stage of the men's Concacaf U-20 Championship with a 4-1 ...
Roster: U.S. U-23 women head to Spain Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.
The U.S. U-23 women's national team will play Japan (March 2), England (March 4) and Norway ...
USWNT: No Klingenberg, no A-Rod for SheBelieves Cup Feb. 24, 5:02 p.m.
U.S. women's national team head coach Jill Ellis has named the 23-player roster for the 2017 ...
Report: UCL headed to Turner and Univision in 2018 Feb. 24, 4:41 p.m.
Turner Sports and Univision have snatched the U.S. media rights to the UEFA Champions League away ...
U.S. Soccer: U-17 and U-20 women's coaches to be replaced Feb. 24, 12:58 p.m.
B.J. Snow is no longer U.S. U-17 girls national team coach and Michelle French is out ...
U.S. Abroad: Johnson's M'Gladbach pulls miracle comeback Feb. 24, 3:17 a.m.
Fabian Johnson came off the bench for Borussia Moenchengladbach as it came back from 2-0 down ...
Sneak Peek: Potent Impact seeks resiliency and depth Feb. 24, 2:52 a.m.
Last year Montreal stunned Red Bulls, 3-1, on aggregate and took a commanding lead against Toronto ...
What They're Saying: Perry Dealy Feb. 24, 2:34 a.m.
"It's worth preserving because we don't have a lot of icons. It would save a lot ...
Sneak Peek: Vieira is convinced NYCFC will be improved Feb. 24, 1:59 a.m.
In his first season, Patrick Vieira proved that a foreign coach unfamiliar with MLS could find ...
Sneak Peek: Timbers look as good as ever Feb. 24, 1:43 a.m.
From MLS champion in 2015 to out of the playoffs in 2016, it was quite a ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives