Angelos Postecoglou is an Australian Association football manager and former player and is the current manager of the Scottish Premiership club Celtic.
The Greek suburb of Nea Filadelfia is where Postecoglou was born. Postecoglou’s family came to Australia by boat in 1970 when he was five years old, where he was raised in Melbourne, Victoria. Postecoglou’s father, Dimitris (“Jim”), lost his business as a result of the 1967 Greek military coup.
Postecoglou, a one-club player, played 193 appearances with South Melbourne Hellas in the National Soccer League from 1984 to 1993 after initially signing up with them when he was nine years old.
He participated in their 1984 and 1990–91 championship teams as a player, the latter as captain in a well-known victory over the Melbourne Knights. Ferenc Puskás, a well-known player from Hungary who his father had told him about when he was younger, served as his coach.
He played four games for the Australia national team in the late 1980s and played defence for South Melbourne Hellas for the majority of his club career. He started off as a manager at South Melbourne Hellas in 1996, going on to win the OFC Champions League in 1999 and the National Soccer League twice. Later, he served as the national under-17 and under-20 team’s captain.
He played four appearances for the Australian national team in the late 1980s and spent the majority of his club career as a defender for South Melbourne Hellas. He started as a manager for South Melbourne Hellas in 1996, and in 1999, he led them to two National Soccer League titles and the OFC Champions League. He later served as the national team’s under-17 and under-20 captain.
Who is Ange Postecoglou wife, Georgia Postecoglou?
Ange Postecoglou is married to Georgia Postecoglou, who was a marketing manager at South Melbourne when he was the club’s manager. They are parents to James, Max, and Alexi, three sons. James, their eldest child, is presently a member of the Hellenic Armed Forces and is stationed at Lemnos.