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Erdogan Threatens to Open Gates for Syrian Refugees if EU Does Not Give Support to Turkey

Turkey will let Syrian refugees on its territory leave for Europe if the West does not give more financial support to Ankara and does not support its plans to create a security zone in Syria where refugees could be...

Economist: SYRIZA Could Lead to Grexit or a Better Future for the Euro

The demand for a debt cut and end to austerity by the new Greek government is a big challenge for German Chancellor Angela Merkel who has set up the austerity path for Europe. The Grexit that could result from...

Mitroglou in Contention for Brasil, Papadopoulos Ruled Out

The Hellenic Football Federation has named Greece's provisional 30-man squad for June's FIFA World Cup in Brasil, from which the final 23 will be selected by coach Fernando Santos on Monday, May 19. Striker Kostas Mitroglou - whose hat-trick against Romania in qualifying booked Greece's place...

F. Santos at nat'l team helm

Noted Portuguese coach Fernando Santos on Thursday was tapped as the new manager of the Greek national football team, succeeding Otto Rehhagel. An announcement issued by the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) underlined that "Fernando Santos will...

Fernando Santos in line to take over Greece reins

GREEKSOCCER.com Early reports have indicated that Fernando Santos will take over as manager of the Greek National Team by 10 July. The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) confirmed earlier in the week that Otto Rehhagel had submitted his resignation as national team...

Rehhagel bows out

Greece's 2-0 defeat to Argentina in the preliminary round of the World Cup on Tuesday evening also marked the end of an era for the country's national football team. In a meeting with players on Wednesday, national team coach Otto...

2-0: Alexander the Great can't stop Argentina… (Highlights

For 77 breathtaking minutes, millions of Greek fans across the globe were enthralled with the spectacular goalkeeping heroics of Alexandros the Great.[...]

Greece to Face Goliath Test in Polokwane

Tuesday will provide a definitive ninety minutes for the Greek national team as Otto Rehhagel's men prepare to lock horns with giants Argentina in a pivotal final fixture. The Peter Mokaba Stadium will be the venue for the most important match for the Greeks since their EURO 2004 triumph in Portugal six years ago.

Messi Confirmed for Greek Clash

Argentina coach Diego Maradona has quashed suggestions that he may rest current World Player of the Year Leo Messi by saying that it would be "a sin" to leave him out of Argentina's final Group B game against Greece. Maradona...

Sacred goal restores the golden age for Greece

Greeks are wary of facing Argentina on "unlucky Tuesday" but until then are rejoicing in [...]