Thanasis Intzoglou

Thanasis Intzoglou (22 August 1945 – 25 July 2020) was a Greek footballer who played as a forward, and made appearances with the Greece national football team.

Thanasis Intzoglou
Personal information
Date of birth (1945-08-22)22 August 1945
Place of birth Nikaia, Attica, Kingdom of Greece
Date of death 25 July 2020(2020-07-25) (aged 74)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Chalkidona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1976 Panionios
1974–1975 Toronto Homer
1976–1978 Ethnikos Piraeus 43 (28)
1978 Toronto Panhellenic
1978–1979 Korinthos
National team
1969–1971 Greece 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Intzoglou played at the youth level with Chalkidona F.C..[1] In 1962, he played in the Alpha Ethniki with Panionios F.C., and was the league's top goal scorer for the 1967–68 season.[2] He assisted in securing the 1971 Balkans Cup for Panionios by defeating KF Besa Kavajë.[3] Throughout his tenure with Panionios he featured in the 1969–70 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, and the 1971–72 UEFA Cup. In the summer of 1974 he played abroad in the National Soccer League with Toronto Homer, and he returned for 1975 season.[4][5]

In 1976, he signed with Ethnikos Piraeus F.C., and became the top goal scorer in the league for the second time during the 1976–77 season.[6] He returned for the third time to play with Toronto (renamed as Toronto Panhellenic) for the 1978 summer season.[7] He concluded his career with PAS Korinthos in the Beta Ethniki where he assisted in securing promotion by winning the league title.[8]

International careerEdit

Intzoglou played with the Greece national football team in 1969, and made four appearances.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

Intzoglou's brothers Babis and Christos were also footballers, and was the uncle to Lefteris Intzoglou.[10] He died on July 25, 2020.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ιουλ 2020 17:47, Επιμέλεια: sport24 gr Δημοσίευση: 25. "Πέθανε ο Θανάσης Ιντζόγλου". www.sport24.gr (in Greek). Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  2. ^ "Θανάσης Ιντζόγλου". www.hellenicaworld.com. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  3. ^ "Balkan Cup 1970-79". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  4. ^ "Homer wins". Toronto Star. April 27, 1974. p. D2.
  5. ^ Waring, Ed (June 11, 1975). "Greek brothers sign with Homer team Varsity opens gates". The Globe and Mail. p. S3.
  6. ^ Βασιληά, ΕΠΙΜΕΛΕΙΑ Σοφία (2020-07-25). "Θανάσης Ιντζόγλου: Έφυγε από τη ζωή ο θρύλος του Πανιωνίου | Flash.gr". www.flash.gr (in Greek). Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  7. ^ "Intzoglou makes glorious return leading Panhellenic over Italia". The Globe and Mail. July 20, 1978. p. P43.
  8. ^ "Θανάσης Ιντζόγλου: Πέθανε ο θρύλος του Πανιωνίου | Ειδησεις | Pagenews.gr". www.pagenews.gr. July 25, 2020. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  9. ^ Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Thanasis Intzoglou". www.national-football-teams.com. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  10. ^ Pagkos, Giannis (October 26, 2018). "Ιντζόγλου, πατέρας και γιος". www.novasports.gr (in Greek). Retrieved 2021-02-21.
  11. ^ "Thanasis Intzoglou died ATHENS 9,84". ΑΘΗΝΑ 9,84. 2020-07-25. Retrieved 2021-02-01.