Dimitris Brinias (born 2 March 1984 in Adelaide, South Australia) is a Greek-Australian football (soccer) player, currently signed as a goalkeeper with White City Woodville. He is 6'2" / 1.88m tall and weighs 13st 10 lbs / 192 lbs / 87 kg. In addition to being called up to the squad for the and Greek Under-19 international team and being capped for the Australian Under-17 team, Brinias has played for several European clubs since he left Australia.
While playing for the A.F.C. Bournemouth youth team in England, Brinias signed a one-year contract with Greek Super League club Panathinaikos FC, after writing to the team and being invited to Greece for trials. He played for Pana's third division feeder team, Marko, for the 2002-03 season, before returning to Australia to play for Wollongong Wolves in the New South Wales Premier League.
After a spell with Cyprus third division club Frenaros FC 2000, Brinias spent several months (August to October 2006) playing for Welsh club Connah's Quay Nomads F.C. as a replacement for injured goalkeeper Paul Smith, making his debut in the Nomads' 2–1 victory over Newtown. He went back to Cyprus to play for AOAN Agia Napa on 12 October, and then returned to Wales where he made one appearance for Bangor City.
On 22 January 2007, Irish Premier League club Galway United F.C. announced that Brinias has signed with them. He made his debut for Galway on 9 March in a match against Sligo Rovers F.C., United lost the match 2–0. He was released from his contract with Galway United, having only played one match, and later signed for Olympos Xylofagou in Cyprus. In 2008 he signed for White City Woodville.
^ Brinias joins Greek giants, Dorset Echo, 27 June 2002.
^ Flown From The Nest, ex-canaries.co.uk
^ Welsh Premier Roundup, bbc.co.uk, 2 September 2006
^ Playing squad Connah's Quay Nomads 06/07: Dimitris Brinias
^ Two more in Bangor City exit, Welsh-Premier.com
^ Match reports: Galway United 0 Sligo Rovers 2, Galway United F.C., 9 March 2007.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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