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Kenny Stamatopoulos

Kenny Stamatopoulos

Greek-Canadian football goalkeeper
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Greek-Canadian football goalkeeper
Countries Canada Greece
Occupations Association football player
Gender male
Birth 28 August 1979 (Kalamata, Kalamata municipality, Peloponnese Region, Greece)
Stats
Weight: 81
The details
Biography

Kyriakos "Stam" Stamatopoulos (born 28 August 1979) is a Greek–Canadian soccer goalkeeper who currently plays for AIK.

Early life

Stamatopoulos moved with his family from Greece to Ontario when he was a small child. He started playing ice hockey at the age of 2 in Canada and only picked up soccer at the age of thirteen.

Club career

Sweden

Stamatopoulos' clubs were relegated every year he played with them in Sweden. First Enköping twice in a row, then Boden while he was on loan there. His relegation-run did not end before he moved to Norway.

Tromsø

His' career at Tromsø got off to a rough start, after he was given a two-match suspension for his involvement in a group fight, which he described as "a little hockey brawl" that occurred during his debut match against Molde. He became a fan favourite as a result of this incident.

On loan

Toronto FC

On 3 August 2007 it was announced that Canada's Toronto FC manager Mo Johnston had loaned Stamatopoulos in the middle of their "keeper crisis". He made his debut against Los Angeles Galaxy on 5 August.

Lyn

In April 2009, Stamatopoulos was loaned out from Tromsø to Lyn.

Fredrikstad

On 20 July 2009, it was announced that Stamatopoulos joined Fredrikstad on loan for the rest of the season. Stamatopoulos will join the club 1 August, and make his debut for Fredrikstad 2 August, at home against Viking.

AIK

Stamatopoulos signed a season-long loan deal with the reigning Swedish champions on 6 March 2010. AIK's goalkeeper Nicklas Bergh became injured during the pre-season, leaving the team with only one contemplated goalkeeper. Stamatopoulos made his debut with the club in the quarterfinal of Svenska Cupen in July 2010 against Helsingborgs IF. He only let in one goal in the 1-1 draw, but AIK lost in the penalty shootout.

He became first choice following the tragic death of Ivan Turina.

Career statistics

Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2006 Tromsø Tippeligaen 10 0 2 0 12 0
2007 4 0 1 0 5 0
2007 Toronto FC MLS 12 0 0 0 12 0
2008 Tromsø Tippeligaen 3 0 2 0 5 0
2009 Lyn 6 0 2 0 8 0
2009 Fredrikstad 11 0 0 0 11 0
2010 AIK Allsvenskan 4 0 1 0 5 0
2011 6 0 1 0 7 0
2012 6 0 0 0 6 0
2013 26 0 1 0 27 0
2014 8 0 0 0 8 0
2015 3 0 0 0 3 0
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 99 0 10 0 109 0

International career

Stamatopoulos was a former member of the under-23 national team in July 2001 at Jeux de la Francophonie.

He made his senior his debut for Canada in a November 2001 friendly match against Malta. and, as of July 2015, had earned 16 caps.

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