Asteras Tripoli F.C.
The PAE Asteras Tripolis is a Greek football club based in Tripoli. He plays in the top division in Greece, the Super League. The club colors are yellow and blue.
The club was founded unofficially in 1930. The former training ground was near the train station Tripoliser. In 1931 the club was founded by law. 1932, the game mode was again put on hold and the club disbanded briefly. This year, another football club was founded in the city, called " Ceramicus ". In 1938, the founder of Ceramicus Minas Tsavdaris decided to rename the club in Asteras. In 1939 the new Asteras played already in the regional league of Tripoli. 1940 after the outbreak of the Second World War, the game operation was suspended again. After the Second World War, the club was re-established. Initially Asteras participated in the championship of the Arcadia region in part (corresponding to the 5th Division) and was able to win eight titles and three cup wins there. 2003 began with the jump in the fourth division, the tremendous rise of the association of the 30,000 -inhabitant town in the Peloponnese, which with the first attainment of the Super League found a climax in 2007. Asteras established itself in the top division in Greece and reached sixth place (2012 ) to the third place in the 2012/13 season, the best finish in club history. Thus, the club reached the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League 2013 /14, where he retired against SK Rapid Wien 1:1 (h) and 1:3 ( a).
This small privately owned Asteras Tripolis Stadium (capacity about 4,000 spectators ) did not meet the requirements for a Erstligastadion. 2009, the new stadium Gipedo Astera Tripolis was completed with a capacity of 6,300 seats.