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Hooligans Invade Pitch, Clash with Police in Thessaloniki Derby

Dozens of hooligans who were fans of PAOK Thessaloniki invaded the field and stopped the match against their city rivals Aris on Sunday at Toumba Stadium. The ugly face of hooliganism resurfaced again in Greece after the match was suspended...

Greece Looking for New Football Coach as Van ‘t Schip Resigns

Greece's National Football Coach John van ‘t Schip resigned from his post on Friday citing the indecision by the Hellenic Football Federation to renew his contract, which expires on December 31. Van ‘t Schip, who was at the helm of...

Meet Odysseus the Golden Eagle Mascot of Greek Football Club AEK

The AEK football stadium is well under construction and the eagle mascot of the club is  familiarizing itself with its new environment

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Twins IG Post Becomes Most Liked Post by an Athlete

Star soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo broke the world record for most-liked Instagram post by a professional athlete on Friday after announcing on the social media platform that his wife was pregnant with twins. The record had previously been held by...

Female Greek Football Player Excels in English Super League

Her name is Veatriki Sarri and she is the first and only Greek player in the Barclays FA Women's Super League. Playing football for Birmingham City, she hopes to be the catalyst for others to make the big move. Sarri...

Saudi Arabian Investment Fund Buys Newcastle United for $400 Million

The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) acquired the Premier League's Newcastle United football club on Thursday. The sale has ushered in an unprecedented new era for one of England's foremost football clubs. While the sale marks the end of...

Greek Goalkeeper Secures Monumental Champions League Upset

In just his second appearance in the Champions League, European football's top competition, Greek goalkeeper Giorgos Athanasiadis secured his Moldovan club, Sheriff Tiraspolis, a win in Madrid on Tuesday. That was the biggest upset in the history of the competition. It...

Desperate Effort to Rescue Afghan Girls Soccer Team from Country

Desperate international efforts to get the Afghan girls' soccer team out of the country continue after the ISIS-K bombing last week cut off their route to the airport, temporarily stopping their bid to get themselves and their families out...

Olympiacos Football Star Semedo Arrested on Rape Allegation

Olympiacos defender Ruben Semedo, a Portuguese national, was arrested in Greece on Sunday night following a rape allegation filed by a teenager. The 17-year-old told the police that she had met the 27-year-old Portuguese player at a bar in the...

Football’s Real Home Was in Ancient Greece

The much-coveted UEFA Euro Cup that Italy won on Sunday night has a motif that shows that the birthplace of football was in Ancient Greece

Greece, Turkey in Diplomatic Spat Over Galatasaray Covid Tests

Turkey's Galatasaray pulled out of a match in Greece accusing officials of discrimination for refusing to accept the players’ Covid tests.

Italy Lifts Euro 2020 Trophy after Beating England on Penalties

Italy is the Euro 2020 Champion after beating England on penalties 3-2 (1-1, AET 1-1). Luke Shaw opened the score in the 2nd minute for England before Leonardo Bonucci answered in the 66th. Italy added a second win to...

Football’s Coming Home, But the Parthenon Marbles Stay Put

England expects "football's coming home," yet Greece has been expecting their Parthenon Marbles to come back home for two centuries.

Euro 2020: England Reaches Final for the First Time in History

Euro 2020: Millions of England fans are out in the streets celebrating their country's first ever presence in a Euro final. England was the dominating force throughout the majority of the game and though Denmark opened the score with...

Euro 2020 Semifinals: Italy Beats Spain on Penalties to Reach Final

Italy knocked out Spain in the semi-finals of the Euro 2020 after an entertaining game with two opponents both worthy of their place in the final four of the European Championship. Italy opened the score with Federico Chiesa in...