2016–17 Football League (Greece)
The 2016–17 Football League was the second division of the Greek professional football system and the seventh season under the name Football League after previously being known as Beta Ethniki. Its season began on 30 October 2016 and concluded on 11 June 2017.
- 1 Kalloni was expelled during the season
- 2 Panthrakikos withdrew during the season
There are eighteen clubs that compete in the Football League, playing each other in a home and away series. At the end of the season, the bottom four teams are relegated to Gamma Ethniki. The top two teams gain automatic promotion for Superleague. All teams in the Football League take part in the Greek Football Cup.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion or relegation|
|1||Apollon Smyrni (C, P)||34||25||8||1||61||14||+47||83||Promotion to 2017–18 Superleague Greece|
|11||AO Chania − Kissamikos||34||11||7||16||29||38||−9||40|
|15||Panelefsiniakos (R)||34||6||10||18||21||56||−35||28||Relegation to 2017–18 Gamma Ethniki|
|16||AEL Kalloni[b] (R)||34||4||7||23||21||75||−54||7|
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goals scored; 5) Goals against; 6) Play-offs (neutral ground, only used if needed to decide teams for promotion or relegation).
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
- Acharnaikos deducted 2 points.
- Kalloni were expelled from the league at 24 May 2017 and they were deducted 12 points.
- AO Chania deducted 33 points from Hellenic Football Federation because playing games without a certificate of participation.
- Panthrakikos withdrew from the league at 26 January 2017 and they were deducted 18 points.
- 1 The opponents of Acharnaikos awarded a 3–0 w/o win each.
- 2 The opponents of Panthrakikos awarded a 3–0 w/o win each.
- 3 Sparti did not show up to the match, so Panserraikos awarded a 3–0 w/o win.
|Patrick Vouho||OFI Crete||15|
|5||Savvas Siatravanis||Apollon Smyrni||10|
|Michalis Frangos||Kalloni - Sparta||10|
|Dimitris Manos||OFI Crete||10|
- "Football League statistics". sport24.gr (in Greek).