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Always with us.. - 10/09/2010

Statistics - 08/07/2009
Nikos' statistics while playing for Larisa.

Dabizas: Lucky enough! - 19/06/2007
An interview for Sport24.gr (in Greek)

AEL 1964 Greek Cup Winner - 10/05/2007
A video clip dedicated to the AEL 1964 winning the Greek Cup.

Comments before the final - 05/05/2007
Donis and Dabizas comment on the final game of the Greek Cup (in Greek).

Cup Final - 05/05/2007
Nikos will play in his first Cup final in Greece (in Greek).

Latest interview - 15/03/2006
Nikos' latest interview to Sportime.gr (in Greek).

Great start! - 18/08/2005
On his debut with AEL 1964, Nikos scored the only goal of the friendly game against Ionikos.

No 14! - 12/08/2005
Nikos is presented by AEL to the greek media (in greek).

AEL 1964 Press Release - 12/08/2005
AEL 1964 announces that has agreed with Nikos for a three year contract (in greek).

Statistics - 05/06/2005
Checkout the updated statistics section with the details for each game Nikos played this season.

Dabizas back for Foxes - 29/04/2005
Leicester defender Nikos Dabizas is available for selection at home to Leeds.

Leicester 1-1 Cardiff - 19/04/2005
Neal Ardley salvaged a crucial point for relegation-threatened Cardiff.

Foxed without Dabizas and Kenton - 01/04/2005
Leicester manager Craig Levein will be without defensive duo Nikos Dabizas and Darren Kenton for the clash with Millwall.

We have to build on our good form says Dabizas - 09/12/2004
Nikos Dabizas says Leicester City are eager to build on "one of their best performances of the season" as they attempt to mount a serious promotion challenge.

Dabizas targets 'must-win' game - 08/12/2004
Leicester defender Nikos Dabizas has described Saturday's game against Reading as a "must-win" tie in the Foxes' push for promotion.

Nikos' latest interview - 21/10/2004
"Athens is a different city after the Olympic Games and the success Greece enjoyed in the European Football Championships," said former resident and frequent visitor Nikos Dabizas.

Q&A: Nikos Dabizas - 17/10/2004
Leicester City centre back and Greek international Nikos Dabizas takes the time to answer some questions at the Walkers Stadium.

Leicester City 3 v 2 Sheffield Utd - 14/09/2004
Nikos scores his first goal for Leicester.

I want to put things right at City - 27/07/2004
Nikos Dabizas believes he has unfinished business to attend to at Leicester City.

Dabizas turns down other offers to stay put at City - 20/07/2004
Nikos Dabizas has revealed that he turned down offers from other clubs to remain at Leicester City for another season.

Greek star gives Wales thumbs up - 11/07/2004
Nikos Dabizas insists Wales will need to box clever if they are to emulate Greece's Euro 2004 triumph.

Dabizas looks on in wonder at Greeks - 01/07/2004
While most Greeks have celebrated their progress to the Euro 2004 semi-finals with abandon, for Nikos Dabizas, it has also been a time for reflection.

Dabizas: Hard work paid off - 05/07/2004
Nikos Dabizas admitted it was his team's consistency that was the key to Greece earning a place in football history, following their triumph over Portugal in the Euro 2004 final.

Red card struck off - 04/05/2004
Nikos' red card was cleared and as a result he will be available for selection for the game against Arsenal.

Press conference in Greece - 23/03/2004
The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) will be organising a press conference to give Nikos the chance to clarify what happened in Spain.

What a relief! - 17/03/2004
News article after the game against Birmingham.

Returning to St James Park - 02/02/2004
Nikos will return to St James Park on Saturday only to watch the game from the stands, as Newcastle asked for a term in his contract that will prevent him from facing them.

Adams Hails Nik The Greek - 09/01/2004
Leicester manager Micky Adams believes that new signing Nikos Dabizas will be a key performer in ensuring that the Foxes win their battle to stay in the Barclaycard Premiership.

Dabizas exits on sour note - 02/01/2004
Article from the Journal, about Nikos' transfer to Leicester.

NUFC fans' reaction to Nikos' transfer. - 02/01/2004
Article from NUFC.com.

Transfer window opens - 01/01/2004
Nikos went south for a medical before finalising his deal with Leicester.

Nicos a model pro - Robson - 24/11/2003
Sir Bobby Robson has told his young players to take a leaf out of the book of his veteran central defender Nicos Dabizas.

Basel vs Newcastle preview - 06/11/2003
Nikos was included in the squad for the UEFA game against Basel.

Sunderland Reserves 1 Newcastle Reserves 3 - 22/10/2003
Nikos played the full 90 minutes in the reserves game against Sunderland in Durham, scoring the second goal.

Dabizas raring to get going! - 14/07/2003
Nikos' comments about moving to another club.

Spain 0-1 Greece - 10/06/2003
The Greek campaign towards Euro 2004 continued with a great victory over Spain.

I've got score to settle - 06/02/2003
Nicos Dabizas is hoping to get the nod from Sir Bobby Robson for Sunday's top-of-the-table clash with Arsenal at St James's Park - so he can put the record straight with Dennis Bergkamp.

Away form is all Greek to Nick - 28/01/2003
Defender Nicos Dabizas reflected on Newcastle United's away form having helped the Magpies maintain their impressive run at St James's Park - and admitted it baffles him.

Interview for the Evening Chronicle - 22/01/2003
Nicos Dabizas insists he would love to stay at Newcastle United - but adds that he will seek talks at the end of the season if he is not getting first-team football.

Latest Interview: We must not dwell on Cup misery - 08/01/2003
Newcastle United must put their mauling at Wolverhampton Wanders behind them or jeopardise their Champions League spirations, according to Nikos Dabizas.

Interview for The Journal - 30/12/2002
For Nikos the latest setbacks of a difficult season were typical of the bad luck which has plagued the centre-half in recent weeks.

Problem-hit Irish can bounce back - 21/11/2002
Nikos comments regarding the Irish national team in the context of their recent game.

United can handle loss of personnel - Dabizas - 31/10/2002
Nikos Dabizas is confident the determination and drive of his Newcastle colleagues will offset any potential defensive crisis ahead of the busiest period of the season so far.

Bid now! - 30/10/2002
At the launch of OfficialPlayerSites.com Nikos wore a unique one off t-shirt which he signed for auction in aid of the William Hardy Trust.

Dabizas targets United return - 26/10/2002
Latest interview for the "The Journal".

Photographs - 25/10/2002
Nikos with Robbie Elliott and Jamie McClen after the bid4sport and OfficialPlayerSites.com press conference.

I am sorry! - 21/10/2002
Nicos Dabizas has apologised to the rest of the Newcastle United team for his fourth-minute sending off which was the major factor in the 5-2 defeat away to Blackburn Rovers.

Back in Newcastle - 18/10/2002
Nikos has returned from Greece and took part in yesterday's training session along side with the rest of the players who returned from the international duties.

OfficialPlayerSites - 15/10/2002
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Juve conned ref, del Piero - 04/10/2002
A furious Nicos Dabizas today accused Alessandro Del Piero of diving as the Juventus skipper got the two goals in last night's 2-0 Champions League victory over Newcastle United in Turin.

Latest interview in "Evening Chronicle". - 20/09/2002
Nicos does not mind if he takes a back seat in tomorrow's derby at St James's Park.

Owen's not the only danger - 02/09/2002
Nikos Dabizas will lock horns with Liverpool hotshot Michael Owen tonight determined to end his reign of terror over Newcastle's defence. Interview for The Journal.

Attack is the best form of defence - 22/08/2002
Interview for "The Journal", after the West Ham game.

Staying behind.. - 15/08/2002
Nikos will finally not make to the last friendly game before the European Championship Qualifiers start this September.

Nikos interview for the Evening Chronicle - 01/08/2002
"The Greek international still believes that United will be too strong for Zeljeznicar and go through to the first group stage of the Champion's League."

8th in the PL! - 28/05/2002
Nikos was named the 8th best defender in the Premier League, according to the Opta Stats.

Nikos's interview for the Journal - 03/05/2002
Nikos Dabizas insists there was never any doubt that Bobby Robson would salvage Newcastle's reputation as a genuine Premiership force.

I'll scream if I see Dennis Bergkamp! - 03/05/2002
Nicos Dabizas will watch the FA Cup final tomorrow as he enjoys a break back home in Greece.

Going back to Greece - 01/05/2002
Nikos will be travelling back to Greece today as Bobby Robson gave the players five days to rest.

Damaged finger - 29/04/2002
Nicos dabizas has pointed out why he did not add to his considerable goals tally for Newcastle United on Saturday - his damaged finger.

Sunday Mirror February Squad - 10/03/2002
Nikos comments after the FA Cup game against Arsenal: "I was not happy at all to see Arsenal score the first score, as we were playing much better. Nikos was voted as one of the best Premier League players for the Sunday Mirror February Squad.<

Interview for a local newspaper - 25/02/2002
Nicos Dabizas added to his reputation as the greatest goal-scoring central defender in Newcastle United history with his winning goal in the 1-0 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

What a game! - 24/02/2002
It's really a great filling when you score the winning goal for your team, but it is even better when you score the only goal of the game.

Nikos comments on the Euro draw - 25/01/2002
Greece will have to face Spain, Ukraine, Eire and Armenia, in order to qualify for Euro 2004.

In the Team of the Month! - 13/01/2002
Nikos was in the "Team of the Month" for December according to Opta Stats.

Moment of truth for United - 10/01/2002
Nikos's latest interview for The Journal

Will Nikos play? - 26/12/2001
Almost all of the Greek media mentioned that Nikos left Elland Road with a broken nose. It should be clarified that he did not left not got a broken nose from his challenge with Viduka, and the leg injury was far more dangerous that the first one.

This time we will do it! - 30/11/2001
Nikos looks forward to tomorrow's match with Charlton at The Valley.

Hey, look what I found! - 25/11/2001
Alan Harisson found Nikos top while his was at Kos, Greece!

I am not afraid - 24/11/2001
Nikos goes back a year and remembers what happened during the game against Derby.

Latest interview - 23/11/2001
Nicos Dabizas turns the clock back when he plays for Newcastle United against Derby Country at St James's Park tomororw.

Robson hails Dabizas and Hughes - 18/11/2001
Bobby Robson today hailed the great attitude of Nikos Dabizas ahead of tomorrow's trip to Fulham.

Two friendly games - 14/11/2001
Nikos played for Greece against Estonia on the 10th and Cyprus this week.

Our lucky number - 03/11/2001
Newcastle scored three goals for each one of the three points they won by beating Aston Villa at St James' Park.

Best 10 - 30/10/2001
Nikos was the fourth best defender of this weekend according to the OPTA statistics.

796 minutes of playtime - 27/10/2001
n the game against Everton Nikos almost reached 800 minutes of playtime while during the previous season he only managed to play for 764, due to his injury.

NUFC vs THFC - 21/10/2001
A rainy day and a cloudy performance by Newcastle United were the two main characteristics of the game against Tottenham Hotspurs.

Latest news - 11/10/2001
Nikos' comments on the WC game and the game against Bolton.

Before the Liverpool game - 29/09/2001
An article from The Journal in which O'Brien talks about Nikos. Dabizas can lay to rest Newcastle's dismal defensive record against the foundation for a sixth St James's Park win of the season.

The 13 goal record - 26/09/2001
What the official matchday programme of the Leicester game said about Nikos' latest record!

13 goals! - 19/09/2001
Nikos was very surprised to find out that he has scored more goals than every other defender in the club's history!

Interview for Sportline.gr - 16/09/2001
Nikos' latest interview, in Greek.

We did well at the end.. - 13/09/2001
Nikos watched the Worthington Cup game against Brentford from the Players Lounge.

Long time - 12/09/2001
Nikolaos Dabizas savoured his first goal in 20 months, and admitted: "It's been a long time coming."

Nikos first goal for this season! - 08/09/2001
Photographs from the game against Middlesbrough.

Disappointed - 06/09/2001
Greece was out of the "game" early in this campaign to reach the World Cup Finals, but this did not they were going to Finland to lose the game.

Going back.. - 28/08/2001
Nikos has return to Greece in order to join the rest of the national team against Finland.

Happy and satisfied - 27/08/2001
"I think it was a positive result, I know that everyone would have been even happier if we had managed to win but this sort of games are always very difficult"

Never expected it.. - 21/08/2001
"I was very disappointed with the outcome of the second leg of the Intertoto final."

Before the final - 20/08/2001
Nikos opinion about the Intertoto final against Troyes as it was expressed at the official site of the club

Good start - 19/08/2001
Newcastle won their first point in the new season at at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea.

Photographs added - 16/08/2001
Photographs from the friendly game against Athletico Bilbao of Spain.

Draw against Russia - 15/08/2001
"I am very happy with what I saw". That is what the new manager of the Greek National team said after the 0-0 draw in Moscow.

Nikos goes to Moscow - 12/08/2001
Nikos has left Newcastle to travel for Moscow today in order to play against Russia in Greece's friendly game.

1860 it is.. - 21/07/2001
Photographs from the Intertoto game against Lokeren.

Newcastle fans at Belgium! - 21/07/2001
Dabizas.com meets Newcastle supporters in Belgium!

On his way back - 30/06/2001
Nikos will soon be on his way back from Newcastle, 2 days later than the scheduled training sessions start and of course the training team is well informed about it. The reason for this short delay is Nikos' invitation to the Greek FA Cup draw next week and his involvement in a charity.

Fantasy football - 28/06/2001
Some news from John Beresford, the ex-Newcastle United full back, he's launching a form guide and tips service for players of fantasy football.

Nikos' comments on the International game. - 08/06/2001
It was a fair win for England. We were tired from the game against Albania and we had to play an even more difficult game after 3 days. Even worse we had quite a few problems with key players not being able to play either because of an injury or suspensions.

Over a minor problem - 28/05/2001
Nikos has recovered from a minor problem he had since the game against Aston Villa. He has been training in Greece with Olympiakos, for the games he has been called up to play for the National team.

Last game - 18/05/2001
The last game for the Premier League for this year will be a good chance for Newcastle to finish with a win

Latest award - 18/05/2001
Nikos was awarded the "Player of the Month" award by MatchOn.

After the Arsenal game - 17/05/2001
The game against Arsenal may had not given Newcastle 3 points, but Nikos believes that even 1 point against such a good team can be considered as a good result.

National team - 17/05/2001
Vasilis Daniil the Greek National team's manager has invited Nikos to play to the next fixtures against England and Albania

Before the game - 14/05/2001
Newcastle has a very difficult challange against Arsenal tomorrow.

Nikos's guest - 12/05/2001
Mr Balides, Olympiakos' physiotherapist, will attend the United's game against Arsenal this Tuesday, after Nikos invitation.

Playing against Liverpool - 06/05/2001
Another game that Newcastle did not manage to get any points.

Not happy at all - 02/05/2001
The 1-1 draw against Southampton was not the result that Nikos had expected. "It is like losing when you can not win a home game like this", was Nikos first reaction after the game.

New home kit - 01/05/2001
Dabizas.com was at the launch of the new home kit at St James Park! Have a look at some of the pictures we took at the event!

Nikos 100th appearance! - 28/04/2001
Nikos wanted 4 wins in the last 4 games and the first step was made this afternoon at St James park.

Need the points - 28/04/2001
Nikos opinion regarding the home game against Leicester.

Comments on Sunderland game - 23/04/2001
Nikos view on the 1-1 against Sunderland.

Nikos full time - 17/04/2001
After being away for 7 months Nikos finally returned to the Premier League yesterday. He played for 90 minutes against West Ham at St. James Park in front of 52000 people who he would like to thank once more as they supported him throughout this difficult period.

Nikos returns to competitive football - 09/04/2001
And the day finally came for Nikos to return to competitive football. Since his injury in August Nikos was waiting for his return every single moment he spent in the rehabilitation centre back in Greece.

Latest Interview - 06/04/2001
Nikos interview at Newcastle United's official site. Having begun the season as Newcastle United's most senior central defender, Dabizas could have been forgiven for thinking his luck had changed for the better.

A very difficult way ahead - 25/03/2001
Nikos comments on the World Cup qualifying games.

Interview - 12/03/2001
Nikos latest interview to Graham Wood, PA Sport "He may be a top Greek international plying his trade on foreign shores but bar Alan Shearer you will have to look hard to find another player at St James's Park more committed to the Newcastle cause than Nikos Dabizas."

Not good nor bad - 04/03/2001
After yesterday's away game in Liverpool against Everton Nikos was not very pleased with the 1-1 result. Read his comments about the result.

A very difficult game - 02/03/2001
Nikos comments on the following fixture against Everton. Nikos will be making comments on all games of Newcastle United before and after each game, usually on Friday and Monday, depending on the fixture's date.

Back on track - 26/02/2001
After his return from Greece late last week and his initial meeting with the doctors and the manager, he has now started intensive training to get beck on the team. His training program consists of two sessions a day, including weights and running.

Nikos returns to Newcastle - 20/02/2001
The moment that Nikos was waiting for so long finally came. His return to Newcastle was for good this time as he is soon expected to start training with the rest of the team. His condition is reported very good and about six weeks ahead of schedule which makes him very happy as he will have the chance to play for the team sooner than expected.

Latest news - 30/01/2001
Nikos latest news, including his wishes for fast recovery for his friend George Amanatidis.

Nikos returns to base - 16/12/2000
Nikos visit to St James Park and had a chat with his manager and teammates. He also attended the game against Bradford City and enjoyed the 2-1 victory.

Latest on Nikos' condition - 10/12/2000
Nikos' condition is improving day by day and he is really keen to see himself in full training in a couple of months. He is expected to be checked by the team's doctor within December.

Dabizas.com goes St James - 06/12/2000
Dabizas.com visited St James Park on Nikos name day and took a few photos of the grounds!

Nikos' latest interview - 24/11/2000
Nikos Dabizas is adamant Newcastle have nothing to fear from Liverpool after Thursday's UEFA cup draw with Olympiakos. United's Greek international is confident his club will pick up three points against a side which took four points from the Magpies last season and went on to reveal his own comeback bid is a month ahead of schedule.

Latest on English-Greek European games - 13/11/2000
Nikos analysis of the two English teams that will face Greek teams in the forthcoming European games. All the latest about Manchester United and Liverpool.

Looking good - 30/10/2000
Three weeks after the surgery, things are looking even better than initially expected for Nikos return. Although the surgeons had predicted a return for Nikos in about six months after the operation, his treatment is progressing so quickly and successfully that there are hopes for an even earlier return.

Latest interview.. - 23/10/2000
Nikos interview at sport.gr.(Part 2)

Latest interview.. - 23/10/2000
Nikos interview at sport.gr.

Thank you.. - 14/10/2000
I would like to thank you for supporting me during this really difficult period in my career. It is really encouraging to know that so many people would like to see me once again fit in order to return to St. James Park.

Nikos back sooner than expected - 07/10/2000
The operation was very successful and according to his doctor he will be able to resume light training within four - five months. The good news is that he will be back in the field possibly in six months time, which is a lot sooner than the eight months initially expected.

The first story - 06/10/2000
The first fan contribution. Aaron Lang meets Nikos in Washington. If you have your own NUFC stories and you would like to share it with us send it to Webmaster@dabizas.com

What the official site says.. - 04/10/2000
"Nikos Dabizas has recently launched his own official website, helping him keep to in touch with his fans during his long-term lay-off." You can check out the site at www.dabizas.com.

Latest about injury - 25/09/2000
The latest news concerning Nikos and his knee injury. Newcastle United manager Bobby Robson will have to reconsider his plans without Nicos Dabizas in the defence.

Nikos welcomes you! - 20/09/2000
Nikos's first welcome message to all visitors of his official site!

The official web site! - 20/09/2000
Welcome to the official web site of Nikos Dabizas. A short message from the Webmaster's team introducing the web site to all Nikos's fans.


232 Appearances in England (175 for Newcastle United, 18 for Leicester in the Premier League and 39 for Leicester in the Championship). Total League-Cup-Europe appearances 550. National Team appearances 70. Goals total 40.