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There have been a number of great Pontian footballers that have featured in the Ethniki over the years. What would a Pontian side look like today? I'll have a go, feel free to make your own XI, let me know if I've missed someone or correct me if I'm wrong about the origins of any footballers!

Aravidis Athanasiadis

Klonaridis Katidis Tachtsidis Fetfatzidis

Stafylidis Tavlaridis Khacheridi Torosidis

Vellidis

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If I was to make an XI with the greatest Pontian footballers of all time he'd definitely be the keeper, the squad I posted above is if a Pontian XI using current players

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Did some research, some players were way before my time and were selected on reputation and what I've read.

Greatest Greek Pontian XI

________Nikolaidis____Antoniadis________
_____________Tsachoulidis______________
Lazaridis___________________Georgiadis
_______________Stoltidis_______________
Iosifidis S.Theodoridis Loukanidis Seitaridis
______________Nikopolidis______________

 

 

 

If you can think of anyone else let me know!

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I don't know about you guys, but I've still got a hardon over this team. DOCTOR, DOCTOR, IT'S BEEN MORE THAN FOUR HOURS!!!

 

There have been a number of great Pontian footballers that have featured in the Ethniki over the years. What would a Pontian side look like today? I'll have a go, feel free to make your own XI, let me know if I've missed someone or correct me if I'm wrong about the origins of any footballers!

Aravidis Athanasiadis
Klonaridis Katidis Tachtsidis Fetfatzidis
Stafylidis Tavlaridis Khacheridi Torosidis
Vellidis

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Some really good names above in the current and all time squads, you don't realise how many Pontians went through the Greek league until you actually sit down and make an 11 like the above.

 

Makes me very proud!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

As for the above well said Pontos couldn't agree with you more!

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he may have Pontic roots..

 

but I just find it amusing that a part Ugandan would be in this XI

 

So in other words, what you're saying is that you have nothing to add?

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I've just discovered former Xanthi and Russian National Team goalkeeper Yury Lodigin's mother has Pontic Greek roots, I'd replace Vellidis with him in my original post. Look's like a very strong side!

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Can I assume the Lazaridis in the original post is West Adelaide Hellas' finest Stan Lazaridis?

 

PS Would Alex Dimitriades from 'the heartbreak kid' fly? Sorry, Australian joke there.

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Did some research, some players were way before my time and were selected on reputation and what I've read.

Greatest Greek Pontian XI

________Nikolaidis____Antoniadis________

_____________Tsachoulidis______________

Lazaridis___________________Georgiadis

_______________Stoltidis_______________

Iosifidis S.Theodoridis Loukanidis Seitaridis

______________Nikopolidis______________

 

 

 

If you can think of anyone else let me know!

Help me here: Is that Thanasis Loukanidis in your defense (a right back if memory serves) or did you move Takis from his natural midfield position?

Which Lazaridis and which Georgiadis are your attacking midfielders? I assume the latter is Giorgos Charalambous (PAO) and the former is Stan who played for West Ham or am I wrong?

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