In 1989 they went to the Fourth National class for two periods.

Then Platanias became a member of the Union of Football Associations of Chania and from the first year climbed category, where it remained until 1969.

In 1971 Platanias had another important game against the Renaissance Chania (today Ionia), but because of the political situation of the time, the team was punished and remained inactive until 1975.

In 2009–10 season, the team fighting for the first time to Gamma Ethniki and manages, after a long race effort, remain in class. Specifically, he won 38 points in all 34 games, finishing in 12th position in the league!

Between 2002 and the period from 2008 to 2009, they played in Crete Regional Championship having a starring role collecting 305 points in total.

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After their first two matches, the team demoted and then took a radical renewal, with footballers inhabitants of Platanias.

The municipal ground of Maleme is land granted by the Greek Air Force in Platanias, who built the stadium with natural grass. Platanias played in this ground, until 2011–12 period. In these, indeed, installations, contains another ground, which like the ground of Platanias use for their workouts teams Academies FC Platanias. [1]

From 1980 begins the rise of Platanias, who participated in the National Amateur Championships (equivalent to the existing C "National") contestant in Greece.

After the restoration in 1975, Platanias was reestablished, struggling to C local class, where they remained for two years and then went to B', where they played another two years before to play in the A category.

Although Platanias lost the match, the final had a special importance because of the shirts of the players. The jerseys were made from Nazi flags that had been stolen from the warehouses of the Germans, and residents had turned into the athletic apparel seamstresses in the village. From this fact it was introduced the red on the jerseys of the team. With the same jerseys, the team competed even against football teams of German soldiers.

Athlitikos Omilos Platania Chanion (commonly referred to as Platanias F.C. or simply Platanias) is a Greek football club based in Platanias, Chania. The association was founded in 1931 by Antonis Varouxakis. The club currently competes in the Superleague for the first time in their history, after winning the promotion play-offs of 2011–12 Football League.

The best, by then, football year in the history of Platanias, was the 2008–09 and after a stunning season champion emerging regional championship.

In 1942–43, AO Platanias struggled in the final Cup against the traditional rivals Talos but having significant absences, such as Galanis, who brought a gun wound in the abdomen.

The next year 2010–11 Football League 2 Platanias out excellent performances and managed to finish in the 5th place. but gained promotion due to Koriopolis scandal, when many teams were relegated from the Football League.

In 1970 they played for the first time in the first "local category".

Platanias' symbol is a red trifolium, probably from a designer's mistake who instead of a platanus foil, he designed a simple trefoil. The name of the village "Platanias" means "area of Platanus".

In 1945 the team languished due to heavy immigration and the civil war that caused many players to leave their homeland.

Pos. = Position; Pl = Match played; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lost; GS = Goal Scored; GA = Goal Against; Pts = Points Colors: Gold = winner; Green = promoted.

In 1958 the club was reestablished by Manolis Mathioulakis and first president Emmanuel Kallitsakis playing at local third category.

The first season in Superleague Greece, Platanias finished in 9th place with 36 points. He beat historical teams of the category such as Panathinaikos with 2 wins home & away (totally 3 with Greek Cup win), AEK with 1 home win & Aris with 2 wins home & away. The biggest impact of this season, is about eliminated Panathinaikos in Fourth Round of Greek Cup on a two-legged match.

In 1993, after relegation, struggled for a year in the Regional Championship and won. After relegation in 2002 they fought in the local league.

In 1985 they moved category (D "National"), but relegated the same year. For three years they fought in the First local championship Chania.