Atromitos is a professional football side based in Peristeri, Greece. The club was founded in 1923 by local students. Its home ground is Peristeri Stadium built in 1970. The stadium has a capacity of 10,200 seats.
In 1928 Atromitos won Goudi 4–3 in the final match of the tournament, becoming the champions of Athens. The team also debuted in the Panhellenic Championship in 1928. In 1929 Atromitos finished third after Panathinaikos and AEK. Before moving to Peristeri in 1932, the club was located close to Panathinaikos, where it was difficult to establish a huge fan base. After the 1960/1961 season in Alpha Ethniki, Atromitos was relegated to the second division. In 1972 the team won a promotion to the first division, but was again dumped out of the league the next season. In 1975 Atromitos came back from the dead, when the team returned to the top league and finished in the 13th place, reaching the 9th position the next season. Unfortunately, the club failed to avoid the drop in 1977.
In 2009 Atromitos managed to reach the Superleague Greece, after finishing atop of the 2008/2009 Beta Ethniki. During the 2010/2011 season the team reached the Greek Cup Final, where Atromitos lost 3-0 to AEK.
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