Olympiacos took the lead after 20 minutes of play through Yves Triantafyllos. Konstantinos Iosifidis saw his thunderous belter crash against the crossbar.
Dimitris Paridis eventually got the equalizer in the 51st minute, set up by Koudas. Giannis Stefas denied Karavitis at that crucial moment.
Achilleas Aslanidis took the resulting penalty and fired the "Double-Headed Eagle" into the lead. Kritikopoulos turned in his header to make it 2—2 in the 82nd minute, forcing extra time.
Nothing of significance happened in the next 30 minutes and a penalty shoot-out would determine the winner. Three consecutive victories kept the distance from AEK intact, before it increased on 4 April after the 2—2 draw at Kastoria.
The tide would turn around in less than a week though, as PAOK won their postponed game against Panetolikos and then went on to defeat Panionios 4—0 on 11 April.
They climbed at the top of the standings for the first time that season, level on points with AEK who lost 1—0 to Panathinaikos.
The league title would be decided in two consecutive high-profile encounters at Toumba Stadium. The —76 Alpha Ethniki was sealed with a 4—0 victory over Ethnikos at "Karaiskakis".
The "Double-Headed Eagle" sealed the —85 Alpha Ethniki title with their 2—1 win over Larissa at " Alcazar Stadium ", extending their lead to three points, as Panathinaikos and Olympiacos played a 1—1 draw.
The venue of the encounter between Iraklis and PAOK on matchday 24 became an issue of controversy, but nevertheless a goal by Giorgos Skartados in the opening minute put the match to rest.
Consecutive away draws against Pierikos and Doxa Dramas added some spice to the league and "reminded" Panathinaikos to file a complaint regarding the venue of their loss to Ethnikos back on matchday However, PAOK were on a roll.
It was the only away point the outfit of Katerini earned that season. Finally, two days before their home match against Panathinaikos corresponding to the last matchday, PAOK were given the green light.
They were presented with the league trophy and had their celebratory lap, Kostas Iosifidis holding the much-coveted silverware. In , they lost in the Greek Cup to Olympiacos.
In , Thomas Voulinos handed over the reins of the club to Giorgos Batatoudis. Numerous transfers of well-known players such as Percy Olivares , Zisis Vryzas , Spiros Marangos and Kostas Frantzeskos took place under the new administration.
The —04 season was an unexpected success. Rolf Fringer was appointed as new coach in September , replacing Angelos Anastasiadis , but after a few games, Fringer was replaced by Nikos Karageorgiou , who led the club to a fifth-place finish in May and a subsequent —06 UEFA Cup qualification.
The situation was ever worsening for Goumenos, after many failed deals with possible investors,  constant allegations of embezzlement,  and especially his decision to sell star player Dimitris Salpingidis to Panathinaikos.
In the summer of , Theodoros Zagorakis assumed presidency of the club, replacing the Nikos Vezyrtzis and Apostolos Oikonomidis administration and thus ushered in a new era.
The early replacement of coach Georgios Paraschos by the well-known established manager Fernando Santos did little to prevent a ninth-place finish in the league.
The administration had already acquired land from the municipality of Agios Athanasios in the previous summer. The end of the —09 season found PAOK in second place, eight points behind champions Olympiacos, the best place the club had taken since With Dermitzakis at the helm, PAOK faced Ajax and was ultimately eliminated on the away goals rule , managing a 1—1  draw in Amsterdam and a thrilling 3—3  draw in Thessaloniki.
This time, PAOK fared much better and after winning the home game 1—0  in Thessaloniki, secured a memorable 1—1 draw. Another defeat against Panathinaikos under Dermitzakis led to his removal on 17 October.
With this victory, the club qualified for the Europa League round of 32 for the second consecutive year. There they faced Udinese. After a 0—0 draw away in Udine , however, they suffered a 0—3 loss at Toumba Stadium.
PAOK entered the —13 Europa League third qualification round , and with a 0—2 away and 4—1 home win over Bnei Yehuda , qualified for the play-off round, where faced Rapid Wien but were eliminated after 2—1 and 3—0 home and away defeats, respectively.
PAOK finished the season in second place during the regular period, qualifying for the Superleague playoffs. Giorgos Donis was replaced by technical director and former player Georgios Georgiadis , who was appointed caretaker manager.
In , the team reached the —14 Greek Cup final, but lost to Panathinaikos. On 18 June , Igor Tudor was hired as the new manager of the club, signing a three-year contract.
On 11 March , during a match against AEK , the president of the team, Ivan Savvidis , stormed onto the pitch with a pistol in his holster after a late PAOK goal was overturned after protests from AEK, causing the league to be suspended.
The club still managed to end their season on a high note by winning their second consecutive Greek Cup beating AEK 2—0 in the Cup final in OAKA , Athens, with the match refereed after many years in Greece by a foreign Spanish referee.
Their current home ground is Stadio Toumbas , which was opened in , although it has been renovated a number of times since.
PAOK is one of the most popular football clubs in Greece, with one of the highest average home attendances in Greece.
The organized supporters of PAOK included Gate 4 have over the years become a part of the club by affecting club decisions and by following the club on all occasions.
The club was punished by UEFA with a 2-year exclusion from any European competition, receiving a painful financial setback.
The president of PAOK explicitly accused the president of Gate 4 of being responsible for what had happened.
A few months later, Thomas Voulinos left the club. Supporters are also renowned for fireworks, with small and large banners displayed in the stands, and for noisy and constant cheering.
One of the biggest banners in the world was created by fan club Michaniona. They additionally also maintain good relations with fans of Panionios.
In the night of 4 October a road accident took place in the Vale of Tempe , Thessaly , with six fans of the team killed. An ceremony in commemoration of the incident has taken place every year since.
Panathinaikos and AEK Athens are also considered major rivals due to the bitter rivalry of citizens between Thessaloniki of Macedonia and Athens.
For many seasons in history the shorts were white with black lines. In general, there is nothing stable for a long period. In addition to classic black and white, the club has used purple, blue, orange, silver and red as an alternative.
Every year there are small or big changes. Similar appearance was used in but shorts was black. In —68, for the first time appeared with white shirt, white shorts and white socks.
The jersey was designed by Macron. His features were the big, white collar, the thick cords, a variation of the double-headed eagle, the logo of the 90 years on the sleeve, and the first characteristic logo of the team can be found printed on the backneck.
The collar is enriched in the back by the press of the Club name. The first logo of PAOK was a horseshoe and a four-leaf clover, that was proposed by the member of board Kostas Koemtzopoulos.
Unlike other Byzantine-style eagles, the wings of the eagle are mournfully closed. Until the s, when football in Greece was amateur, the team jerseys had only the emblem and the number of each player.
When football became professional in , then companies began to become official sponsors of the club. Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules.
Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. The construction started under the presidency of Theodoros Zagorakis.
Giorgos Koudas holds the record for most PAOK league appearances, having played matches overall  between and A list of the ten highest appearances and scorers for PAOK as of is listed below: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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