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The Olympiacos Saturday Talent ID Schools have arrived in Melbourne

The Football Academy Directorate, adhering to its principles of developing, upgrading and deploying infrastructure worldwide, is pleased to welcome Melbourne and the Greek community of Australia as a new member of Olympiacos’ wider family! The cooperation at the football school level is with the association OLYMPIACOS MELBOURNE FC. We wish good luck to the new…

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Olympiacos Melbourne Launch in Greece
Olympiacos has now also launched in Melbourne, Australia

It is with great pleasure that the Directorate of Football Academy of Olympiacos FC announces the launch of Olympiacos in Melbourne and our collaboration with Olympiacos in Melbourne. Olympiacos thus becomes the first and only Greek club to have an active presence in Australia, not just through co-operation, but with Melbourne’s full membership of its…

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Olympiacos Melbourne Launch in Greece
Θρύλος και στην Αυστραλία

Με μεγάλη χαρά, η Διεύθυνση της Ακαδημίας Ποδοσφαίρου, ανακοινώνει την είσοδο του ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΟΥ στην ήπειρο της Αυστραλίας (της τρίτης κατά σειρά μετά από Ευρώπη και Αμερική) και τη συνεργασία με τη Melbourne FC. Ο ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΟΣ γίνεται έτσι ο πρώτος και μοναδικός ελληνικός σύλλογος, που αποκτά ενεργή παρουσία στην Αυστραλία, μέσω όχι απλά κάποιας συνεργασίας, αλλά με πλήρη…

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Σχολή του ΘΡΥΛΟΥ στη Μελβούρνη

Η Διεύθυνση Ακαδημίας Ποδοσφαίρου, τηρώντας πιστά τις αρχές της για ανάπτυξη, αναβάθμιση και αξιοποίηση των τμημάτων υποδομής σε παγκόσμια κλίμακα, καλωσορίζει με ιδιαίτερη χαρά στο Δίκτυο της, τη Μελβούρνη αλλά και την ελληνική ομογένεια της Αυστραλίας, ως νέο μέλος της ευρύτερης οικογένειας του ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΟΥ μας! Η συνεργασία σε επίπεδο σχολής ποδοσφαίρου πραγματοποιείται με το σωματείο…

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Cesar completes the advanced Talent ID programs and is now booked in for Euro trials

4 years ago, Cesar was valued at AU$500,000 in the transfer market while playing professional soccer in the top flight league of Uruguay. In 2019, Cesar was scouted by the Euro Pro Scouts Network and put through our Talent ID process, that is now known as our Olympiacos Saturday Advanced Talent ID schools for Men…

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10 YO Dominic completes advanced Talent ID Program and awaits future assessment at Olympiacos FC

Dominic started our Talent ID process that is now known as the Olympiacos Saturday Advanced Talent ID Schools for boy / girls 5-18YO, under the supervision of our EPSN Euro scouts in 2017. Dominic was then identified by our Euro Pro Scouts and invited to join the advanced full program that is now known as…

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13 YO Carlos completes advanced Talent ID Program and awaits future assessment at Olympiacos FC

Carlos started our Talent ID process that is now known as the Olympiacos Saturday Advanced Talent ID Schools for boys / girls 5-18YO, under the supervision of our EPSN Euro scouts in 2017. Carlos was then identified by our Euro Pro Scouts and invited to join the advanced full program that is now known as…

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12 YO Mehmet completes advanced Talent ID Program and awaits future assessment at Olympiacos FC

Mehmet started our Talent ID process that is now known as the Olympiacos Saturday Advanced Talent ID Schools for boy / girls 5-18YO, under the supervision of our EPSN Euro scouts in 2018, whilst remaining at his club. Mehmet was then identified by our Euro Pro Scouts and invited to join the advanced full program…

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Opening of the Saturday Talent ID Schools

It is with great pleasure that we announce the commencement of the Olympiacos Saturday Talent ID schools in Melbourne! The program run at Melbourne’s Olympiacos Saturday Schools has been developed and evolved over the last 16 years, delivering outstanding results to players who have achieved success in A-League and have obtained multiple player awards. On…

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Olympiacos Saturday Talent ID Schools open with a huge success

It was a pleasure to see so many excited players present at the opening of our Saturday Talent ID schools. Our coaches were faced with a diverse bunch of players, each at different skill levels. Upon asking the players and parents of their reviews of the internationally recognised program that they witnessed, we received a…

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25 Jan 2020 – A positive result from our 2nd session

With a familiarity of the locations now in order, our coaches were able to further demonstrate our skills program to the existing and new players. As the public awareness continues to increase, we began to notice a greater number of new attendees who had heard of the program and were willing to come and experience…

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1 Feb 2020 – Ball skill development

As the schools have reached their 3rd session, we establishing relationships with parents and players who value the skills programs. Many players have recognised the value of the program as a viable supplement to their training, whilst parents are seeing their childrens’ mindset being challenged. Allowing the player to be challenged in an encouraging environment,…

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Zachary receives a junior Player assessment offer for Olympiacos in Greece

It is with great pleasure that we announce the identification and offer of a junior player assessment to Zachary. Zachary’s parents received and have accepted our offer for our annual trip to the Olympiacos FC Main training centre in Athens. Olympiacos’ Renti training centre, currently sits within the top 30 European development programs. Zachary, who…

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Happy Birthday Message from Olympiacos FC

  A special message from players and the Olympiacos FC coach for their wonderful history.    

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Paul Wade and Olympiacos Team
Paul Wade Cup – 3 May 2021

It was a pleasure to be involved yesterday at St. Johns Regional college to assist the primary school kids with the Paul Wade cup. Paul Wade captained the Socceroos and is one of the highest capped players for our National Team. He is also very well known in the local Greek community, playing for South…

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It was a pleasure to be involved yesterday at St. Johns Regional college to assist the primary school kids with the Paul Wade cup.

Paul Wade captained the Socceroos and is one of the highest capped players for our National Team. He is also very well known in the local Greek community, playing for South Melbourne FC in the late 80’s, 90’s.

We thank him for his contribution to the game as well as the support that he brought to the participating students, St. Johns Regional College staff and our coaches alike.

Watch the video below of Paul giving our coaches a pep talk as they continue their journey to improve their game to their best. We invite you to share this valuable information with others young and old who wish to be a better version of themselves.