Kastoria|1996–97 Alpha Ethniki Wikipedia
(C) : Cup winner 1996-97
(T) : Title holder
(P) : Promoted from Beta Ethniki
Pts = Points Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference;Notes
Aris had -3 points
Match changes:Athinaikos-Aris awarded 2-0, Aris forgot to present the registration ID's and health certificates of the players to the referee.