1973–74 Alpha Ethniki

The 1973–74 Alpha Ethniki was the 38th season of the highest football league of Greece. The season began on 23 September 1973 and ended on 22 June 1974. Olympiacos won their second consecutive and 19th Greek title. That was the last season in which Cypriot teams took part, while this season a new point system was introduced (Win: 2 points - Draw: 1 point - Loss: 0 points), replacing the corresponding 3–2–1.

Alpha Ethniki
Season1973–74
ChampionsOlympiacos
19th Greek title
RelegatedAPOEL
Fostiras
Apollon Athens
Apollon Kalamarias
European CupOlympiacos
UEFA CupPanathinaikos
Aris
Cup Winners' CupPAOK
Matches played306
Goals scored760 (2.48 per match)
Top goalscorerAntonis Antoniadis
(26 goals)

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Olympiacos (C) 34 26 7 1 102 14 +88 59 Qualification for European Cup first round
2 Panathinaikos 34 24 6 4 76 27 +49 54 Qualification for UEFA Cup first round
3 Aris 34 21 6 7 49 29 +20 48
4 PAOK 34 16 11 7 62 32 +30 43 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup first round
5 AEK Athens 34 16 8 10 53 36 +17 40
6 Panachaiki 34 13 12 9 42 37 +5 38
7 Iraklis 34 10 13 11 40 37 +3 33
8 Panionios 34 13 7 14 41 44 −3 33
9 AEL 34 11 10 13 31 40 −9 32
10 Ethnikos Piraeus 34 11 9 14 38 42 −4 31
11 Egaleo 34 11 7 16 28 44 −16 29
12 Kavala 34 11 6 17 32 44 −12 28
13 APOEL[a] (R) 34 11 5 18 39 48 −9 27[b] Moving to Cypriot First Division
14 Panserraikos 34 11 5 18 28 54 −26 27[b]
15 Olympiacos Volos 34 9 9 16 28 44 −16 27[b]
16 Fostiras (R) 34 7 9 18 24 63 −39 23 Relegation to Beta Ethniki
17 Apollon Athens (R) 34 7 8 19 30 66 −36 22
18 Apollon Kalamarias (R) 34 5 8 21 17 59 −42 18
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th decision match.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ APOEL qualified to remain in the league, but were later withdrawn from the Greek league due to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.
  2. ^ a b c 13th–15th place playoff: Panserraikos–Olympiacos Volos 1–0, APOEL–Panserraikos 5–1, APOEL–Olympiacos Volos 1–2.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AEK AEL APO APA APK ARIS EGA ETH FOS IRA KAV OLY OLV PNC PAO PAN PNS PAOK
AEK Athens 1–0 3–1 4–1 4–1 1–1 4–0 3–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 0–2 4–1 3–0 0–0
AEL 2–1 1–0 3–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–3 2–0 1–0 2–2 1–3 1–1 1–1
APOEL 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 5–1 2–1 4–1 0–1 2–0 0–2 2–2 4–1 2–1 2–3
Apollon Athens 0–1 0–1 2–1 2–0 2–4 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–4 2–0 0–0 0–1 2–6 3–0 0–1
Apollon Kalamarias 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–3 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–2
Aris 1–0 2–0 1–0 4–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 2–4 0–0 3–0 0–2 3–1 4–2 1–0
Egaleo 2–3 0–0 1–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–6 0–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 3–1
Ethnikos Piraeus 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 4–1 0–0 2–2 4–0 2–1 3–2 1–1 3–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–0 0–0
Fostiras 1–4 3–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–2 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–3 0–0 2–1 1–1
Iraklis 1–1 6–1 3–1 4–2 2–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 3–1 1–0 0–0 3–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–1
Kavala 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–2 2–0 0–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–2 4–0 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–0
Olympiacos 4–0 2–1 3–0 8–2 5–1 4–0 5–0 2–1 11–0 3–0 4–0 3–0 3–0 1–1 2–0 6–0 3–0
Olympiacos Volos 2–1 0–0 3–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 0–2 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–2
Panachaiki 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 3–2 1–2 2–0 2–2 4–2 0–3 2–0 2–3 1–0 3–0 1–1
Panathinaikos 1–0 2–1 3–0 5–0 5–0 3–1 2–0 3–0 4–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 6–2 4–0 3–2
Panionios 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–3 1–0 2–0 1–0 0–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 3–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–1
Panserraikos 0–1 2–1 0–0 3–0 2–0 0–3 1–0 3–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–4
PAOK 3–0 3–1 4–1 4–0 5–0 0–1 3–1 3–1 4–0 1–2 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–0 3–0
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Antonis Antoniadis Panathinaikos 26
2   Yves Triantafyllos Olympiacos 23
3   Michalis Kritikopoulos Olympiacos 19
4   Alekos Alexiadis Aris 17
5   Achilleas Aslanidis PAOK 15
6   Tasos Konstantinou AEK Athens 14
7   Stamatis Vourdamis Panionios 12
  Stavros Sarafis PAOK
  Dimitris Gesios Iraklis
  Vasilis Karaiskos Olympiacos Volos

External linksEdit