|Full name||Georgios Donis|
|Date of birth||October 29, 1969|
|Place of birth||Frankfurt, West Germany|
|Playing position||Striker (retired)|
|Current club||AEK Athens (manager)|
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Giorgos Donis (Greek: Γεώργιος (Γιώργος) Δώνης) born on October 29, 1969 in Frankfurt, West Germany) is a retired proffesional football player and the current manager of AEK Athens, he was the first ever Greek to play in the English Premiership. Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly Events 437 - Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. West Germany ( Inf German: Westdeutschland or West-Deutschland) was the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany ( See also Athletic Union of Constantinople AEK FC (AEK - Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως – Athlitiki Enosis Konstantinoupoleos Greece (Ελλάδα transliterated: Elláda, historically, Ellás,) officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs
Giorgos Donis started his career with PAS Giannina in 1990, after 2 succesful years he moved to Panathinaikos. PAS Giannina ( Greek: Πανηπειρωτικός Αθλητικός Σύλλογος Γιάννινα - Panipeirotikos Athlitikos Syllogos Giannina) the Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) Panathinaikos Panathinaikos FC (ΠΑΕ Παναθηναϊκός also known as P On June 5, 1996 after helping the Greek club reach the UEFA Champions League in 1996, Donis moved to Blackburn Rovers on a free transfer, making use of the, then recent, Bosman ruling signed for 1. Events 70 - Titus and his Roman Legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) See also List of European Cup and UEFA Champions League winners The UEFA Champions League, which evolved from the European Champion Clubs' Cup is a seasonal club Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Blackburn Rovers Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in the town of Blackburn, Lancashire. The Bosman ruling (Union Royal Belges des Sociétés de Football Association ASBL & others v 1 billion drachmas, a record amount for Greek players at the time. He had two erratic seasons with them before heading back home to play for AEK Athens. See also Athletic Union of Constantinople AEK FC (AEK - Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως – Athlitiki Enosis Konstantinoupoleos Later he moved to England again, this time for Huddersfield Town were he ended his career. Huddersfield Town Football Club is an English football club formed in 1908 and based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
At the end of his playing career he turned to coaching. In 2003 he managed the Zografou team Ilisiakos for one season and then made the move to Larissa, as coach where after one season he managed to bring the team to the Greece Super League from the second division in one year and finish them in 8th the following year. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Ilisiakos (Greek Ηλυσιακός is an Ilisia -based football club currently in the Greek B' Division. AEL 1964 ( Greek: Αθλητική Ένωση Λάρισας 1964 - Athlitiki Enosi Larissas 1964) the Athletic Union of Larissa 1964, is a Greek The Super League Greece (Σούπερ Λίγκα Ελλάδα founded in 2006 is the highest professional football league in Greece. In 2007 Larissa finished in 10th place but he managed to bring them the Greek Cup after defeating Panathinaikos in the final . Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Greek Football Cup (Κύπελλο Ελλάδος commonly known as the Greek Cup, is a knockout cup competition in Greek football, run Panathinaikos Panathinaikos FC (ΠΑΕ Παναθηναϊκός also known as P In his first taste of european football management, his Larissa side defeated his former team Blackburn Rovers to qualify for the group stages . Blackburn Rovers Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in the town of Blackburn, Lancashire. He finished a great year in 6th(mising out on the season play-off's on goal diffrence). On April 25, 2008, Donis stepped down as manager of Larissa and was appointed as head coach of AEK Athens on May 14 . Events 1607 - Eighty Years' War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common See also Athletic Union of Constantinople AEK FC (AEK - Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως – Athlitiki Enosis Konstantinoupoleos Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the
He debuted for the Greek national football team on December 22, 1991 and made a total of 24 apearances scoring 5 goals. Events 1790 - The Turkish fortress of Izmail is stormed and captured by Suvorov and his Russian armies Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar.
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