Doxa Drama F.C. is a football club based in the city of Drama, Greece.

The club currently competes in the Superleague Greece.


During World War I, near the city of Drama, Macedonia, a team of English soldiers who played football regularly in their camp inspired the local Greek population to create the first football club in the region. Founded as Peleus in 1918, the team was renamed Doxa (Glory) in 1919.

Initially, the team colors were black and white with the logo of a black clover. After the war the team's logo was permanently changed to a black eagle, while the team colours of black and white remain until today.

The first formal match of Doxa was against AOK, the team of neighbouring city Kavala. In that first game Doxa won 3–0. Doxa Dramas is one of the founders of the Greek League Alpha Ethniki, the highest tier of Greek club football. Doxa reached the final of the Greek football Cup in 1953/54, 1957/58 and 1958/59, but lost all three finals to Olympiacos.

Doxa Drama participated in Alpha Ethniki for 19 seasons. Financial and administrative turmoil, however, led to the club being relegated to Greece’s amateur division, Delta Ethniki. In 2008–2009 Doxa had a strong year in the Third Division and clinched the Gamma Ethniki North title with two games to spare. Doxa returned to Beta Ethniki after 11 years for the 2009–2010 season, where the team finished 14th in the regular season and 13th after the Beta Ethniki play-outs.

The stadium of Doxa Drama has a capacity of 10,000 people and it is situated in the eastern part of the town of Drama, in the district of Komninoi.
Current squad

As of 9 March 2011, according to the official website Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 Slovenia GK Dino Seremet
2 Greece DF Theodoros Tripotseris
5 Greece DF Angelos Vertzos
6 Greece MF Rafail Tsimplidis
7 Brazil MF Leandro
8 Greece MF Christos Niaros
9 Brazil MF Wanderson
10 Greece MF Christos Routsis
11 Netherlands FW Leandro Kappel
13 Greece MF Christos Aravidis
14 Greece FW Petros Topouzis
16 Greece DF Petros Kanakoudis
18 Portugal MF Vítor Lima

No. Position Player
19 Greece DF Charalampos Brilakis
20 Greece MF Grigorios Pitsokos
22 Greece DF Angelos Sikalias
23 Argentina MF Alejandro Cascio
24 Greece MF Georgios Katsikogiannis
26 Greece DF Nikolaos Psychogios
28 Ghana MF Mohammed Abubakari
31 Greece MF Aristides Soiledis
77 Spain GK José Roca
80 Hungary MF Gábor Erős
90 Greece GK Konstantinos Theodoropoulos
91 Greece FW Alexis Koubroglou
99 Greece FW Nikolaos Angeloudis (on loan from Aris F.C.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Neven Markovic

Past Highlights

Participation in National Divisions:
Championship of Eastern Macedonia:1938-39.
Northern regional group: 1953-54, 1954-55, 1956-57, 1958-59.
Northern regional group: 1955-56 (3d).
Northern regional championship: 1957-58.
National championship: 1956-57 (5th), 1957-58 (7th), 1958-59 (5th).
1st Division (A' Ethniki, Alpha Ethniki): 1959-60 (6th), 1960-61 (7th), 1961-62 (16th), 1963-64 (11th), 1964-65 (16th), 1979-80 (12th), 1980-81 (9th), 1981-82 (11th), 1982-83 (12th), 1983-84 (11th), 1984-85 (13th), 1985-86 (14th), 1986-87 (14th), 1988-89 (9th), 1989-90 (10th), 1990-91 (8th), 1991-92 (13th), 1992-93 (13th), 1993-94 (15th), 1994-95 (16th).
2nd Division (B' Ethniki, Beta Ethniki): 1962-63, 1965-66, 1978-79, 1987-88, 1995-96, 2009-10.
4th Division (Δ' Ethniki, Delta Ethniki): 1999-2000.
National amateur division: 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03.
3rd Division (Γ' Ethniki, Gamma Ethniki): 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009.

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