Local football championships of Greece are lowest leagues of the Greek Football. The participants are only amateur clubs from various Greek cities or villages. Every Football Association has its own league and at the end the winner of each Association Championship plays knock-out matches against other Associations winners. The current football associations in Greece are:
Olympiacos Football Club, also known simply as Olympiacos, Olympiacos Piraeus or with its full name as Olympiacos C.F.P., is a Greek professional football club based in Piraeus, Attica. Part of the major multi-sport club Olympiacos CFP, their name was inspired from the ancient Olympic Games and along with the club's emblem, the laurel-crowned Olympic athlete, symbolize the Olympic ideals of ancient Greece. Their home ground is the Karaiskakis Stadium, a 32,115-capacity stadium in Piraeus.
The Super League Greece 1, or Super League 1 Interwetten for sponsorship reasons, is the highest professional association football league in Greece. The league was formed on 16 July 2006 and replaced Alpha Ethniki at the top of the Greek football league system. It consists of 14 teams and runs from August to May, with teams playing 26 games each followed by a 10-game play-off to decide the champions.
P.O.K. was a coalition, a kind of athletic trust, of the three main football teams of the Attica which lasted until the mid 60's. The term dates to in 1927, when Olympiacos F.C., Panathinaikos F.C. and AEK Athens F.C. withdrew from the Greek Championship after disagreements with the Hellenic Football Federation (HFF), mainly over the championship's financial status. The HFF determined that league's revenues would be equally divided between all teams that participated. Olympiacos, Panathinaikos and AEK did not agree with this, and formed a group called P.O.K. During that season, they played friendly matches with each other.
A.E.K, known as A.E.K, is a major Greek multi-sport club based in Nea Filadelfeia, Athens. The club is more commonly known in European competitions as A.E.K Athens.
Ethnikos Piraeus 1923 Football Club is a Greek football club based in Piraeus and its parent sports club is Ethnikos OFPF. The club was officially formed in 1923 as Keravnos, but existed since 1922. One year later the club was renamed to Young Boys Titan, after some players' secession that formed Peiraikos Podosfairikos Omilos. The club was renamed to Ethnikos on 23 December 1924, after it merged with Peiraikos Podosfairikos Omilos.
Athens Football Clubs Association is one of the oldest amateur Greek association football clubs associations, representing teams from Athens Prefecture.
Keravnos Keratea F.C. is a professional football club based in Keratea, Greece, currently competing in local league East Attica A.
The Athens-Piraeus Football Clubs Association (FCA) [ Greek: Ένωση Ποδοσφαιρικών Σωματείων (Ε.Π.Σ.) Αθηνών-Πειραιώς, Enosi Podosferikon Somation (E.P.S.) Athinon-Pireos ] was founded in 1919 and was the first official FCA in Greece. It was renamed Greece Football Clubs Association (FCA) [ Greek: Ένωση Ποδοσφαιρικών Σωματείων (Ε.Π.Σ.) Ελλάδος, Enosi Podosferikon Somation (E.P.S.) Ellados ] in 1921. The Association organized four championships from 1920-21 to 1923-24. The first two of them had a national status, as there was no other local FCA established in Greece yet. In 1923 the Macedonia FCA was founded, so the Greece FCA lost its national status. Due to a dispute among the teams of Athens and those of Piraeus, it was split into Athens and Piraeus Football Clubs Associations in 1924.
The Piraeus Football Clubs Association (Greek: Ένωση Ποδοσφαιρικών Σωματείων Πειραιώς, abbreviated E.P.S.P. was founded in 1925 after the termination of E.P.S. Athens-Piraeus. It was the second largest football association in Greece and was officially recognized by FIFA alongside E.P.S. Athens, as the Hellenic Football Federation had not been established at the time. After the establishment of Alpha Ethniki it became the Piraeus Football Clubs Association for amateurs.
This article is about Olympiacos F.C. honours. Historically, Olympiacos is the most successful football club in Greece with seventy-eight major domestic trophies, since no Greek football club has won any official major international title. Actually, they have won a record forty six League titles, more than half of the total titles, a record twenty-eight Greek Cups and a record three Greek Super Cups (shared). Olympiacos has won more championships (46) than all the others Greek teams combined (39).
Aris Thessaloniki Football Club or simply Aris FC or AFC is a Greek professional football club based in the city of Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece. Created in 1914 as Aris Thessaloniki Football Club, the club was a founding member of the Macedonian Football Clubs Association, as well as the Hellenic Football Federation. The colours of the club are golden/yellow, a dominant colour in the culture of Macedonia and reminiscent of the Byzantine heritage of Thessaloniki, and black. It is named after Ares, the ancient Olympian "God of War," associated also with courage and masculinity, whose image is portrayed on the club's logo as depicted in the Ludovisi Ares sculpture.
Panelefsiniakos F.C., the Panelefsiniakos Athletic Club, is a football club based in the city of Elefsina, Greece. The club currently competes in Football League. The team was formed in 1931.
The 1929–30 Panhellenic Championship was the 2nd season of the highest football league of Greece. It was held with the participation of 3 teams, the champions of the founding Associations of the HFF, Athens, Piraeus and Macedonia, in which Panathinaikos, Olympiacos and Aris respectively finished first. Panathinaikos emerged champion for it fist time, undefeated, which among other things on June 1, 1930 achieved the historic 8-2 victory over Olympiacos, which is the widest victory in a match between the two eternal opponents. The point system was: Win: 2 points - Draw: 1 point - Loss: 0 points.
The 1930–31 Panhellenic Championship was the 3rd season of the highest football league of Greece. It was held as a national division, in which 8 teams from the 3 founding Associations of the HFF, participated and resulted as follows:
The 1931–32 Panhellenic Championship was the 4th season of the highest football league of Greece. It was held as a national division, in which 8 teams from the 3 founding Associations of the HFF, participated and resulted as follows:
The 1938–39 Panhellenic Championship was the 10th season of the highest football league of Greece. 14 teams participated, for the first time so many and for the first time from the province. It was held in two groups, Southern Group with 8 and Northern Group with 6 teams, which qualified from the championships of the local associations. The Southern Group was formed by club of Athens' and Piraeus' associations and resulted as follows:
The 1947–48 Panhellenic Championship was the 14th season of the highest football league of Greece. The clubs that participated were the champions from the 3 founding football associations of the HFF: Athens, Piraeus and Macedonia. Olympiacos won the championship in an undefeated run for a 3rd time in its history. The point system was: Win: 3 points - Draw: 2 points - Loss: 1 point.
Panachaiki 1891 Football Club is a Greek professional football club based in Patras, Greece. Founded in 1891, they have reached the Greek Cup semi-finals twice, as well as the quarter-finals on ten occasions. Moreover, they were the first Greek club outside Athens and Thessaloniki to represent Greece in a European competition, the 1973–74 UEFA Cup.
AEK Basketball Club, also known as AEK B.C. or AEK, and more commonly known in European competitions as AEK Athens, is a Greek professional basketball club based in Athens, Greece, part of the major multi-sport club AEK. The club was established in Athens in 1924 by Greek refugees from Constantinople in the wake of the Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922).