Georgios Samaras

Date of birth21 February 1985
Place of birthHeraklion
NationalityGreek
Weight82 kg
Height1.93 m
PositionForward

Georgios Samaras joined Manchester City in January 2006 with a contract to June 2010.

He joined West Bromwich Albion in August 2014 with a two-year contract that was cancelled in July 2015.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Heerenveen 01 Jul 2002 30 Jan 2006
Manchester City 30 Jan 2006 15 Jul 2008
Celtic 29 Jan 2008 31 May 2008 L
Celtic 15 Jul 2008 30 Jun 2014
West Bromwich Albion 22 Aug 2014 17 Jul 2015
Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia) 05 Feb 2015 30 Jun 2015 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Heerenveen UEFA Cup
2
2005-06 Manchester City FA Cup 2
1
1
2005-06 Manchester City Premier League 10
4
4
1
2006-07 Manchester City FA Cup 3
2
1
2006-07 Manchester City League Cup 1
1
2006-07 Manchester City Premier League 16
20
4
2007-08 Manchester City League Cup 2
1
2007-08 Manchester City Premier League 2
3
2009-10 Celtic UEFA Champions League 1
2011-12 Celtic UEFA Europa League 6
1
1
1
2012-13 Celtic UEFA Champions League 10
5
2
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup
1
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion League Cup
2
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion Premier League
5


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Feb 2005 Heerenveen v Newcastle United L 1-2 UEFA Cup Round of 32 1st leg
24 Feb 2005 Newcastle United v Heerenveen L 2-1
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Cup Round of 32 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Greece UEFA Under-21 4
2005-06 Greece Cyprus International Tournament 1
1
2
2005-06 Greece International Friendly 1
2005-06 Greece UEFA Under-21 1
1
2006-07 Greece International Friendly 3
1
2006-07 Greece UEFA European Championship 3
2
1
1
2007-08 Greece International Friendly
3
2007-08 Greece UEFA European Championship
4
1
2008-09 Greece FIFA World Cup 3
2
1
1
2008-09 Greece International Friendly 1
2009-10 Greece FIFA World Cup 6
2
1
1
2009-10 Greece International Friendly 4
2010-11 Greece International Friendly 3
1
2010-11 Greece UEFA European Championship 5
1
2011-12 Greece International Friendly 4
2
2011-12 Greece UEFA European Championship 7
2
2
2012-13 Greece FIFA World Cup 4
1
2
2012-13 Greece International Friendly 2
2013-14 Greece FIFA World Cup 9
1
1
2013-14 Greece International Friendly 4
1
2014-15 Greece UEFA European Championship 2
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Mar 2005 Georgia v Greece D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
29 Mar 2005 Greece v Albania W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group
03 Jun 2005 Turkey v Greece W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
07 Jun 2005 Greece v Ukraine L 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
06 Sep 2005 Kazakhstan v Greece W 1-2 UEFA U21 Group 2
28 Feb 2006 Greece v Belarus W 1-0 CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT
01 Mar 2006 Kazakhstan v Greece W 0-2 CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT
25 May 2006 Australia v Greece L 1-0 International Friendly
16 Aug 2006 England v Greece L 4-0 International Friendly
07 Oct 2006 Greece v Norway W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
11 Oct 2006 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Greece W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group C
15 Nov 2006 France v Greece L 1-0 International Friendly
06 Feb 2007 Greece v Korea Republic L 0-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Greece v Turkey L 1-4 UEFA European Championship Group C
28 Mar 2007 Malta v Greece W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
06 Jun 2007 Greece v Moldova W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
12 Sep 2007 Norway v Greece D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group C
17 Oct 2007 Turkey v Greece W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
21 Nov 2007 Hungary v Greece W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group C
26 Mar 2008 Portugal v Greece W 1-2 International Friendly
24 May 2008 Hungary v Greece L 3-2 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Armenia v Greece D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 2008 Greece v Sweden L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
10 Sep 2008 Latvia v Greece W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
11 Oct 2008 Greece v Moldova W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
15 Oct 2008 Greece v Switzerland L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
11 Feb 2009 Greece v Denmark D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Israel v Greece D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
01 Apr 2009 Greece v Israel W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
12 Aug 2009 Poland v Greece L 2-0 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Switzerland v Greece L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
09 Sep 2009 Moldova v Greece D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
10 Oct 2009 Greece v Latvia W 5-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
14 Nov 2009 Greece v Ukraine D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
18 Nov 2009 Ukraine v Greece W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
03 Mar 2010 Greece v Senegal L 0-2 International Friendly
25 May 2010 Greece v Korea DPR D 2-2 International Friendly
02 Jun 2010 Greece v Paraguay L 0-2 International Friendly
12 Jun 2010 Korea Republic v Greece L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
17 Jun 2010 Greece v Nigeria W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
22 Jun 2010 Greece v Argentina L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
11 Aug 2010 Serbia v Greece W 0-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 Greece v Georgia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Sep 2010 Croatia v Greece D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
08 Oct 2010 Greece v Latvia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
12 Oct 2010 Greece v Israel W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
17 Nov 2010 Austria v Greece W 1-2 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Malta v Greece W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
29 Mar 2011 Greece v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Aug 2011 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Greece D 0-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Israel v Greece W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
06 Sep 2011 Latvia v Greece D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Oct 2011 Greece v Croatia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
11 Nov 2011 Greece v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Greece v Romania L 1-3 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Greece v Belgium D 1-1 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Greece v Slovenia D 1-1 International Friendly
31 May 2012 Armenia v Greece W 0-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 2012 Poland v Greece D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
12 Jun 2012 Czech Republic v Greece L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
16 Jun 2012 Greece v Russia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
22 Jun 2012 Germany v Greece L 4-2 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
15 Aug 2012 Norway v Greece W 2-3 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Latvia v Greece W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Qualifying group G
12 Oct 2012 Greece v Bosnia and Herzegovina D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
16 Oct 2012 Slovakia v Greece W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
14 Nov 2012 Republic of Ireland v Greece W 0-1 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Greece L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
07 Jun 2013 Lithuania v Greece W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
10 Sep 2013 Greece v Latvia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
11 Oct 2013 Greece v Slovakia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
15 Oct 2013 Greece v Liechtenstein W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
15 Nov 2013 Greece v Romania W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
19 Nov 2013 Romania v Greece D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
05 Mar 2014 Greece v Korea Republic L 0-2 International Friendly
31 May 2014 Portugal v Greece D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 2014 Greece v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2014 Greece v Bolivia W 2-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2014 Greece v Bolivia W 2-1 International Friendly
14 Jun 2014 Colombia v Greece L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
19 Jun 2014 Japan v Greece D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
24 Jun 2014 Greece v Ivory Coast W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
29 Jun 2014 Costa Rica v Greece L 1-1 (3-5) FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
07 Sep 2014 Greece v Romania L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
11 Oct 2014 Finland v Greece D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
14 Oct 2014 Greece v Northern Ireland L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.