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Deputy Sports Min Kontonis Expresses Concern Over Security in Greek Football

Greek Deputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis in a letter to FIFA and UEFA expressed his concern over the issue of security in the Greek football sector and called on them to take the necessary measures in order to find...

Socceroos’ Ange Postecoglou Names Team to Face Greece in Friendly Matches

Australia head coach Ange Postecoglou has named a 23-player squad for the two friendly international matches against Greece which will take place on Saturday June 4 at ANZ Stadium, Sydney and on Tuesday June 7 at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. Postecoglou...

UEFA to Host Presidential Elections in Athens

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has made it publicly known that the elections which will appoint the new president of the federation will take place on September 14 in Athens, in a conference where all its 55...

Greek Cup: EPO Replaces Sidiropoulos' Assistants

The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) has proceeded with an important move in order to carry out next Tuesday's final game for the Greek Cup, as it has replaced the assistants of referee Tasos Sidiropoulos. The replacement of the referee's assistants...

Greek Cup Recommences Without Any Fans

The general athletics secretariat has informed EPO that the Greek Cup will recommence, with the semi-finals taking place without any fans, while the finals will take place with students in the bleachers. "Deputy Minister of Athletics, Stavros Kontonis, signed today...

Greece-FIFA Find Common Ground to Avoid Football Grexit

Greece and FIFA on Tuesday reached an agreement to restart the Greek Cup, that was suspended by Deputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis because of violence in early March. Kontonis had decided to stop the Greek Cup after PAOK fans stormed...

Deputy Athletics Min: If People Being Prosecuted Resign, Maybe then We'll Talk About the Greek Cup

Deputy Athletics Minister, Stavros Kontonis said that for the Greek Cup to commence again, all the people who are being prosecuted must resign. "We are waiting for EPO, who has the case in its hands, to work towards the benefit...

FIFA Sends Letter of Ultimatum

The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) must find a solution for the issue of the Greek Cup by Friday April 15 in order to avoid being excluded from all international championships. FIFA has set the above date as the conclusive date...

PM Tsipras Urges Sports Minister 'Not to Back Down One Inch' in Football Deadlock

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged Deputy Minister for Sports Stavros Kontonis on Friday to continue efforts to reform Greece’s football leagues following increased crowd violence at games. Kontonis canceled this season's Greek Cup indefinitely. Tsipras met with Kontonis earlier to...

Fruitless Meeting Between Deputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis, UEFA and FIFA; Greece Faces Risk of Exclusion

Things are starting to look tough for the Greek football scene, as once again the Greek football teams are facing the risk of being excluded from international leagues. On Wednesday afternoon, Deputy Minister Stavros Kontonis met with the Hellenic Football...