ALMEYDA NAMED NEW AEK ATHENS MANAGER

Argentine tactician Matias Almeyda has been named the new AEK Athens manager a few weeks after he left his manageria role at San Jose Earthquakes in the MLS (Major League Soccer). He has been given a two-year deal at AEK Athens with the option of an additional year depending on his performance.


Almeyda was confirmed as the new AEK Athens manager on Tuesday. A lot of news outlets had reported that he will take the AEK Athens managerial role in the Greek Super League after his San Jose Earthquakes managerial tenure ended. Continue reading ALMEYDA NAMED NEW AEK ATHENS MANAGER

TRANSFERS: BARKAS WANTS CELTIC EXIT

Greek national team shot stopper Vasilis Barkas has demanded an exit from Scottish Premiership giants Celtic after a little over 18 months at the club on the back of his transfer from AEK Athens in his native Greece. Celtic legend John Lennon was the manager when the club paid £4.5m to sign Barkas from AEK Athens.

Former AEK Athens goalkeeper Barkas wanted to leave Celtic during the winter transfer window earlier this year, but he was unable to get his wish. At the moment, Celtic have a lot of goalkeepers who are ahead of him in the pecking order as they fight for the Scottish Premiership title with defending champions Rangers under the guidance of manager Ante Postecoglou. Continue reading TRANSFERS: BARKAS WANTS CELTIC EXIT

WHY CONTE IS DIFFERENT – CARRERA

Former AEK Athens coach Massimo Carrera has praised Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte as a unique coach while revealing what makes his compatriot different from others. The former AEK Athens talked about Conte in an exclusive interview with Italian media outlet Calcio Napoli 1926.

Apart from AEK Athens, Carrera has also worked at clubs such as Bari in his native Italy, Serie A side Juventus and Spartak Moscow. Continue reading WHY CONTE IS DIFFERENT – CARRERA

BARKAS IN CELTIC STAY DESPITE INTEREST

Celtic goalkeeper Vasilis Barkas will stay at the club until the summer at least after he failed to get a move before the winter transfer window ended this week amidst the interest in the services of the former AEK Athens shot stopper.

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The former AEK Athens goalkeeper attracted interest from English Championship team Sheffield United and IFK Gothenborg of Sweden last month. He didn’t get a transfer to English football despite travelling to Sheffield towards the end of last month.
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CELTIC DUO LINKED WITH JANUARY EXITS

The Celtic duo of Vasilis Barkas and AlbianAjeti have been linked with moves away from the Scottish Premiership club. Former AEK Athens shot stopper Barkas and ex-West Ham United attacker Ajeti have failed to settle at Celtic since they joined the club for big money at the start of last season.

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Greek goalkeeper Barkas left AEK Athens to join Celtic in July 2020. Celtic paid £4.5m to sign Barkas from AEK Athens thus making him the most expensive goalkeeper in the history of the Scottish club.
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AEKON THREE-MATCH WINNING RUN

AEK Athens have now won their last three games in all competitions following the 1-0 home win over Panathinaikos at the weekend. AEK Athens have been able to bounce back from the league defeat at the hands of title rivals Olympiacos by winning the three games since then.

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Greek champions Olympiacos were able to take a big step towards retaining their league title with the win over rivals AEK Athens last month. Olympiacos got the better of AEK Athens in a five-goal thriller thereby opening a six-point lead over their opponents at the top of the Greek Super League table and the points difference has been maintainedtill date.
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