1953–54 Panhellenic Championship

The 1953–54 Panhellenic Championship was the 18th season of the highest football league of Greece. There was an important innovation, as in its final phase, teams from the Greek region participated in a single group for the first time, bypassing the "Athens - Piraeus - Thessaloniki" triptych. The opportunity to claim the title of champion of a provincial team, was given for the first time in the period 1938-39, but where the championship was held in 2 groups. Olympiacos won their 10th championship being unbeaten for the 5th time in its history. The 6 clubs that participated in the final stage were as follows:

  • Athenian Championship: The first 2 teams of the ranking.
  • Piraeus' Championship: The champion.
  • Macedonian Championship: The champion.
  • Regional Championships: The 2 winners (North and South group).
Panhellenic Championship
Season1953–54
ChampionsOlympiacos
10th Greek title
Relegatednone
Matches played30
Goals scored89 (2.97 per match)
Top goalscorerChristoforos Yientzis (7)
Biggest home winOlympiacos vs AEK Athens 5–0
Olympiacos vs Niki Volos 5–0
PAOK vs Panachaiki 5–0
Biggest away winPanachaiki vs Olympiacos 0–8
Highest scoringPanachaiki vs Olympiacos 0–8
Longest winning runOlympiacos
Longest unbeaten runOlympiacos

The qualifying round matches took place from 10 October 1953 to 31 March 1954, while the final phase took place from 4 April to 21 July 1954. The point system was: Win: 3 points - Draw: 2 points - Loss: 1 point.

OverviewEdit

Statistics of Panhellenic Championship in the 1953–54 season below:

Olympiacos won the championship.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Olympiacos (C) 10 8 2 0 33 3 +30 28
2 Panathinaikos 10 5 5 0 13 5 +8 25
3 AEK Athens 10 4 3 3 15 17 −2 21
4 PAOK 10 2 3 5 15 14 +1 17
5 Niki Volos 10 2 2 6 8 19 −11 16
6 Panachaiki 10 1 1 8 5 31 −26 13
Source: rsssf
(C) Champion.


Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Christoforos Yientzis PAOK 7
2   Babis Kotridis Olympiacos 6
3   Themis Moustaklis Olympiacos 5

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