The Pancretan Stadium was built in 2004, in order to satisfy the needs of the local communities of Crete in the development of the sports. From 2008 the Stadium in under the Management of the Municipality of Heraklion City.
Pancretan Stadium has hosted a significant number of matches of the National football team:
- June 2007: Preliminary EURO 2008: Hellas - Moldova 2-1
- April 2009: Preliminary World Cup 2010: Hellas - Israel 2-1
- March 2012: Friendly match Hellas – Belgium 1-0
Pancretan Stadium is certified as a SUPERLEAGUE football field for national and International events.