Athinaikos FC

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Athinaikos 1991

Athinaikos FC (Greek: Αθηνα'ι'κός Αθλητικός Σύλλογος, Athinaikos Athlitikos Syllogos or Athinaikos Athletic Association) is a Greek football club, formed in 1917. It was a founder, amongst other Greek teams, of the Hellenic Football Federation.

  • Nickname: The Lords of Vyrona
  • Colours: Red and Yellow
  • Stadium: Vyrona Stadium (capacity 4,340)

The team has played in the Greek Football A Division the following years:

In 1991, Athinaikos surprised the Greek football world by securing a place in the final of the Greek Cup, however, the Vyrona club lost the two-game final to Panathinaikos. Nevertheless, they represented Greece in the European Cup-Winners Cup as Panathinaikos had achieved a Champions' Cup berth. They were drawn against Manchester United and managed home and away regulation time draws before conceeding 2 goals in extra time at Old Trafford.