Olympiakos Patras

Olympiakos Patras

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Football club infobox
clubname = Olympiacos Patras AFU
"A.P.S Olympiacos Patron"
"Α.Π.Σ. Ολυμπιακός Πατρών"
nickname = Bebides (Μπέμπηδες)

fullname = Olympiacos Patras AFU
founded = N/A
ground = Prosfyghiko Arena
Patras, Greece
capacity = 4,000
chairman = Kostas Kalpouzanis
manager = N/A
league = EPS Achaia First Division
season = 2006-07
position =

APS Olympiacos Patras (Greek: Α.Π.Σ. Ολυμπιακός Πατρών "A.P.S Olympiakos Patron") is an athletic club in Patras. The team plays with the EPS Achaias and the EPO number 1788.


The logo is the same as Olympiacos in Piraeus in suburban Athens.


In 1926, refugees from Asia Minor bought several fields and built a stadium for Olympiacos where it still has the name Prosfyghikon Field and is the third oldest field in Greece after Karaiskaki and Leoforos Alexandras (Kypseli?. The team was founde in 1927, nearly two years after the construction, with the game with Olympiacos Petralona which won 4-1.


From the first year of the foundingm they play with Panachaiki, Thyella, Patraikos and Apollon. Olympiacos founded from refugee players with members from Apollon Smyrna in which after the Greco-Turkish War in 1922 arrived and relocated to Patras and built the today's neighbourhood of Prosfygika. Together who brought love to football (soccer). In 1925, the team was one of the oldest in Patras, with the color of red and white, the same as Olympiacos Piraeus.In the beginning on July 1925, six players from Panachaiki and four from Legkos Asteras, all of them refugees as Mercury and the colour blue and white. The jersey colors changed later on. Their first game in history was with Lefko Astera, as Hermes which became the only to receive that name. As Olympiacos, their first game was with "Cavallo" who won 7-1. Their first game was Panachaiki-Olympiacos on November 9, 1925 who won 0-2 for the championship at the time. In 1933, the team played with Turkish, they played with the teams that once had a Greek population, Adapazarı, Bursa and Izmir. In 1960, the team entered the second division in the 1959-60 and again in the 1960-61 season.


Olympiacos also has a volleyball club dating back to 1927. In 2005, the team entered the A2 Division. Olympiacos also has a basketball team. In their first years, it also played water polo.


Football (soccer)

*Second division participants: 1962, 1967
*Achaia Championships: 1926, 1927, 1940, 1950, 1960, 1967


*Second Division Championships: 2005


*Newspapers: "Peloponnisos", "I Imera", "Proodos", "I Gnomi", "Patras Spor", "Neologos", "Patraiki Evdomadas", "Fos", "Allagi", "Ta Gegonota" and "Ethnikos Kyrix"
*"Lefkoma, 100 Years of Football (Soccer) in Patras" - City of Patras 2006
*Patras Press Museum
*"Achaia Peri Athlitikou parelthontas" Kostas Kokkovikas 2004
*"Fostiras 35 hronia porias" ("Fostiras = 35 Years") Vasileios Kyriazis 2005

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