|Greece Squad for the Match against Albania & England June 2001|
|Alexandris, Alexandros||21-Oct-1968||32||F||Olympiakos Piraeus CFP||39||10|
|Basinas, Angelos||03-Jan-1976||25||M||Panathinaikos FC||19||2|
|Charisteas, Angelas||09-Feb-1980||21||F||FC Aris Thessaloniki||4||3|
|Dabizas, Nikolaos||03-Aug-1973||27||D||Newcastle United FC, England||43||0|
|Eleftheropoulos, Dimitris||07-Aug-1976||25||G||Olympiakos Piraeus CFP||10||0|
Dimitris Eleftheropoulos withdrew from the squad before the Albania match because of injury.
|Fyssas, Panayiotis||12-Jun-1973||27||D||Panathinaikos FC||3||0|
|Georgiadis, Georgios S.||08-Mar-1972||30||M||FC PAOK Thessaloniki||35||10|
Georgios Georgiadis was suspended for the England match after incurring a second caution in the competition in the Albania match.
|Giannakopoulos, Stelios||12-Jul-1974||26||M||Olympiakos Piraeus CFP||12||3|
|Goumas, Yannis||24-May-1975||25||D||Panathinaikos FC||15||0|
|Karagounis, Georgios||06-Mar-1977||24||M||Panathinaikos FC||9||0|
|Katergiannakis, Theofanis||16-Feb-1974||27||G||FC Aris Thessaloniki||6||0|
|Konstantinidis, Konstantinos||31-Aug-1972||28||M||Hertha BSC Berlin, Germany||29||1|
Konstantinos Konstantinidis withdrew from the squad before the Albania match because of injury.
|Konstantinidis, Pantelis||16-Aug-1975||25||M||FC PAOK Thessaloniki||10||0|
|Lakis, Vassilis||10-Sep-1976||24||M||AEK Athens||9||2|
|Lymberopoulos, Nikos||04-Aug-1975||25||F||Panathinaikos FC||32||7|
Club Ajax, Netherlands
|24||D||Olympiakos Piraeus CFP||23||1|
|Nikopolidis, Antonis||14-Oct-1971||29||G||Panathinaikos FC||13||0|
|Ouzounidis, Marinos||10-Oct-1968||32||D||Paniliakos FC||49||4|
|Patsatzoglou, Christos||19-Mar-1979||22||D||Olympiakos Piraeus CFP||9||0|
Christos Patsatzoglou was suspended for the England match after incurring a second caution in the competition in the Albania match.
|Venetidis, Stelios||19-Nov-1976||24||D||FC PAOK Thessaloniki||18||0|
Venetidis withdrew from the squad just before the England match because of injury.
|Vokolos, Leonidas||31-Aug-1970||30||D||Panathinaikos FC||4||1|
|Vryzas, Vizis||09-Nov-1973||27||F||AC Perugia, Italy||21||3|
|Zagarakis, Theodoros||27-Oct-1971||29||M||AEK Athens||58||0|
|Zikos, Andreas||01-Jun-1974||26||M||AEK Athens||14||0|
Andreas Zikos was added to the squad by late call before the Albania match but walked out of the squad after that match, unhappy about lack of playing time.
All information includes Greece's match against Albania.
Wednesday, 16 May 2001 - Greece coach Vasilis Daniil, announced a 24-player squad for the two World Cup 2002 home preliminary matches against Albania on 2 June and England on 6 June. Newcastle United defender Nikos Dabizas returned to the squad after a long-term injury. Ajax striker Nikos Machlas and Paniliakos defender Marinos Ouzounidis also have returned to the squad. Perugia forward Zisis Vrizas has been recalled after a highly successful season in Serie A. The squad is without Olympiakos defender Grigoris Georgatos, who withdrew himself from selection because he felt he was not psychologically fit to play as a result of his anguish over his club side's loss in the Greek cup final, and the country's finest striker, Themistoklis ("Demis") Nikolaidis of AEK Athens, who has boycotted the national side for the past 18 months in protest against alleged corruption in Greek football.
Saturday, 26 May 2001 - Greece's top goalkeeper Dimitris Eleftheropoulos will miss the World Cup preliminary matches against Albania on 2 June and England on 6 June because of a knee injury which has caused him severe pain, according to a statement issued by his club side, Olympiakos. National team coach Vasilis Daniil will use his second-choice goalkeeper, Antonis Nikopolidis of Panathinaikos.
Monday, 28 May 2001 - Coach Vasilis Daniil announced a revised squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Albania and England following the injury withdrawals of Olympiakos goalkeeper Dimitris Eleftheropoulos and Hertha Berlin midfielder Costas Konstantinidis. Daniil has given a late call to AEK Athens midfielder Andreas Zikos.
Saturday, 2 June 2001 - Greece beat Albania, 1-0, on a goal from Nikos Machlas, but midfielders Christos Patsatzoglou and Giorgos Georgiadis drew their second yellow cards of the preliminary competition and will be suspended for the match against England.
Wednesday, 6 June 2001 - Press reports reveal that midfielder Andreas Zikos, who did not play against Albania, walked out of the Greece squad earlier this week after he was told he would not make the bench as a possible substitute in the England match. Defender Stelios Venetidis aggravated a previous injury in the squad's last training session last night and will not be available for tonight's match.
|369||16-Aug-1999||Mexico||Dimotiko Stadio, Xanthi||F||3||2||HW||[1-0]|
|370||18-Aug-1999||El Salvador||Ethniko Stadio, Kavala||F||3||1||HW||[1-0]|
|371||20-Aug-1999||El Salvador||Ethniko Stadio, Kavala||F||3||0||HW||[1-0]|
|372||04-Sep-1999||Norway||Ullevall Stadion, Oslo||ECP||0||1||AL||[0-1]|
|373||06-Oct-1999||Albania||Olympiako Stadio Athinas Spyros Louis, Athína||ECP||2||0||HW||[1-0]|
|374||09-Oct-1999||Slovenia||Ljuncki Park Stadion, Maribor||ECP||3||0||AW||[2-0]|
|375||13-Nov-1999||Nigeria||Ethniko Stadio, Kilkis||F||2||0||HW||[1-0]|
|376||17-Nov-1999||Bulgaria||Ethniko Stadio, Kozani||F||1||0||HW||[0-0]|
|377||14-Dec-1999||Ghana||Kaftatzoglio Stadio, Thessaloniki||F||1||1||HD||[1-1]|
|378||16-Dec-1999||Moldova||Alkazar Stadio, Larisa||F||2||0||HW||[0-0]|
|379||18-Dec-1999||Estonia||Ethniko Stadio, Trikala||F||2||2||HD||[1-2]|
|380||23-Feb-2000||Austria||Messiniakos Stadio, Kalamata||F||4||1||HW||[1-1]|
|381||29-Mar-2000||Romania||Olympiako Stadio Athinas Spyros Louis, Athína||F||2||0||HW||[0-0]|
|382||26-Apr-2000||Republic of Ireland||Lansdowne Road, Dublin||F||1||0||AW||[1-0]|
|383||03-Jun-2000||Romania||Steaua Stadium, Bucaresti||F||1||2||AL||[0-1]|
|384||16-Aug-2000||Switzerland||Espenmoos Stadion, St Gallen||F||2||2||AD||[2-1]|
|385||02-Sep-2000||Germany||AOL Arena, Volksparkstadion, Hamburg||WCP||0||2||AL||[0-1]|
|386||07-Oct-2000||Finland||Olympiako Stadio Athinas Spyros Louis, Athína||WCP||1||0||HW||[0-0]|
|387||11-Oct-2000||Albania||Stadiumi Kombetar "Qemal Stafa" Stadium, Tiranë||WCP||0||2||AL||[0-0]|
|388||15-Nov-2000||Slovakia||Diagoras Stadio, Rodos||F||0||2||HL||[0-1]|
|389||13-Dec-2000||Yugoslavia||Pigadia Stadio, Xanthi||F||1||1||HD||[0-1]|
|390||28-Feb-2001||USSR||OFI Stadium, Heraklion, Crete||F||3||3||HD||[2-1]|
|391||28-Mar-2001||Germany||Olympiako Stadio Athinas Spyros Louis, Athína||WCP||2||4||HL||[2-2]|
|392||25-Apr-2001||Croatia||Stadion Varteksa, Varadin||F||2||2||AD||[1-0]|
|393||02-Jun-2001||Albania||OFI Stadium, Heraklion, Crete||WCP||1||0||HW||[0-0]|