Stathis Chaitas

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Stathis Chaitas
Personal information
Full name Efstathios Chaitas
Date of birth (1940-03-20) 20 March 1940 (age 78)
Place of birth Istiaia, Euboea, Greece
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1959–1960 Panionios U-21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1974 Panionios 418 (67)
1974–1975 AEL 20 (1)
1975–1977 Panionios 42 (2)
Total 480 (70)
National team
1964–1971 Greece 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 December 2015

Stathis Chaitas (Greek: Στάθης Xάιτας; born 20 March 1940) is a retired Greek footballer who played as a midfielder during the 1960s and '70s.


Club career

Born in Istiaia, Euboea, Chaitas played football for Panionios from 1958 until 1977 with a brief interlude in 1974–1975 season when he played for AEL. He still holds the record of most appearances in the 1st National for Panionios with 460 caps.[1]

International career

Chaitas appeared in 24 matches for the senior Greece national football team from 1964 to 1971, scoring one goal.[2][3]

Career as manager

After his playing days were over, he coached a number of clubs including Panionios, late in 1996.


  1. ^ Kolokotsios, Lambros (1 May 2009). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΧΑΪΤΑΣ) [Sporting Capsules (Chaitas)] (in Greek). Evrytania News. 
  2. ^ Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander. "Greece - International Matches 1971-1980". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-12-29. 
  3. ^ ΕΘΝΙΚΕΣ ΟΜΑΔΕΣ > Εθνική Ομάδα Ανδρών (in Greek). Hellenic Football Federation. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 

External links

  • Stathis ChaitasFIFA competition record

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