Tribal Football - Football News, Soccer News, Transfers & Rumours Latest Articles for Panathinaikos Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:30:51 +1100 Tribal Football <![CDATA[‚ÄčEx-Man Utd striker Macheda: Ferguson always there for me]]> <p>Former Manchester United striker Federico Macheda has said that his old boss Sir Alex Ferguson was always there for him.<br></p><p>Macheda scored a stunning winning goal for United against Aston Villa on his league debut, followed by another goal away to Sunderland.</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Wed, 05 Sep 2018 13:57:44 +1000 Andrew Maclean <![CDATA[LOAN WATCH: Chelsea youngster Traore opens Ajax account]]> <p>Bertrand Traore scored a crucial maiden goal for loan club Ajax on Thursday night.</p><p>The Burkina Faso forward, on loan from Chelsea, opened his scoring account for the Dutch giants in their eventual 2-1 Europa League win over Greek side Panathinaikos.</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:41:11 +1000 <![CDATA[THE BISON! Essien back training with Chelsea]]> <p>Michael Essien has returned to Chelsea.</p><p>The Ghanaian midfielder, affectionately known as 'The Bison', is back training with Antonio Conte's Blues.</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:04:45 +1000 <![CDATA[New boy Rahman spoke with fellow Ghanaians Essien, Atsu before Chelsea move]]> <p>Abdul Baba Rahman has revealed he talked to Michael Essien and Christian Atsu prior to his Chelsea move.</p><p>The 21-year-old left-back completed his 21.7million transfer from German club FC Augsburg on the weekend but before he committed, he made sure he spoke with fellow Ghanaians Essien and Atsu regarding the Stamford Bridge club.</p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 04:54:32 +1000 <![CDATA[Panathinaikos want permanent deal for Newcastle midfielder Abeid]]> <p>Panathinaikos are reportedly eager to secure a permanent deal for Newcastle United midfielder Mehdi Abeid.</p><p> <br> Abeid spent the 2013/14 season on loan at the Greek heavyweights, scoring seven goals in 28 league appearances.<br> </p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 04:16:15 +1000 Gerard Laws <![CDATA[Melbourne City sign ex-Sampdoria, Panathinaikos striker Bruno Fornaroli]]> <p>Melbourne City have signed Uruguayan striker Bruno Fornaroli on a two-year deal, the club announced this week.</p><p>Fornaroli has spent time in Europe with Sampdoria in Serie A, and Panathinaikos in the Greek Super League. The 27-year-old has also been prolific in spells with Uruguayan sides Danubio and Nacional. </p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 05:25:42 +1000 Tim McGlone <![CDATA[Ex-AC Milan midfielder Essien excited about Panathinaikos move]]> <p>Michael Essien has left AC Milan for Panathinaikos.<p>The veteran midfielder has signed a two-year deal with Panathinaikos.<p>"I am very happy that I am here and that I will continue my career in Panathinaikos," said Essien on the official club website.<p>"I am looking forward to meet my new team and win trophies with my new teammates. I want to give back the love that everyone has shown me and to thank the fans that welcomed me so warmly."</p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 07:19:42 +1000 <![CDATA[DONE DEAL: Former Chelsea star Essien joins Panathinaikos after AC Milan exit]]> <p>Michael Essien has completed his transfer to Greek club Panathinaikos.<p>The 32-year old Ghanaian midfielder has departed Italian giants AC Milan to sign a two-year deal with the Athens outfit as a free agent.<p>The former Chelsea star was unveiled to a crowd of around 800 fans on Tuesday and is now looking to repay the early faith by bringing the proud club some silverware.<p>"I am very happy to be here and I'm very much looking forward to starting my new career with Panathinaikos," Essien told reporters.<p>"I am a winner and I have come to Greece to win more trophies and to do whatever I can for my new team."<p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="">@MichaelEssien</a> has passed his medical in Athens Tuesday, and he&#39;s now officially a <a href="">@fcpao</a> player! Welcome Bison! <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Johnny Georgopoulos (@YanniRamone) <a href="">June 2, 2015</a></blockquote></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 07:20:50 +1000 <![CDATA[AC Milan veteran Essien excited about Panathinaikos move]]> <p>AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien is in Athens today for talks with Panathinaikos.<p>Essien's deal with Milan expires this month and is now negotiating terms with Panathinaikos.<p>The Greek giants have offered Essien a two-year contract worth &euro;1.4 million-a-season.<p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Just touched down in Athens and the love from the Panathenikos fans was incredible.<a href="">#pao</a> </p>&mdash; Michael Essien (@MichaelEssien) <a href="">June 1, 2015</a></blockquote></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 04:21:26 +1000 <![CDATA[REVEALED: Man Utd could face Lazio, Monaco for Champions League qualifier]]> <p>Manchester United risk facing a huge test in Champions League qualifying.<p>Louis van Gaal's side will be seeded for the draw in Nyon on August 7 - but could still face Lazio, Monaco, Sporting Lisbon or CSKA Moscow, report the Manchester Evening News.<p>They will avoid Valencia, Bayer Leverkusen, Shakhtar Donetsk and Ajax thanks to their high UEFA coefficient.<p>But Monaco, Sporting, CSKA, and Lazio - who booked their place with a 4-2 win over Napoli in their final game of the season on Sunday - are ranked lower and could be paired with United for the two-legged tie at the end of August.<p>United could also face Brugge, Young Boys, Sparta Prague, Fenerbahce, Rapid Vienna and Panathinaikos.<p>The first leg of the play-off is scheduled for August 18 or 19 with the second leg staged on August 25 or 26. If United were to lose their play-off, they would go straight into the Europa League group stage.</p></p><a href=''>Read more on Tribal Football</a> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 04:23:54 +1000