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“King Otto”: Film on Greece’s 2004 Soccer Triumph Premieres in the US

“King Otto”, the film on Greece's 2004 football triumph, premiered in the US on Friday after widespread critical acclaim and theatrical success worldwide. On Wednesday the real protagonists of perhaps the greatest upset in world sports history gathered at the...

Mexican Football Match Turns Into Bloodbath, Games Suspended

A massive brawl disrupted a soccer match on Saturday, with Mexico's top-division soccer league suspending all matches scheduled for the following day, Sunday, after the chaos. The brawl broke out at host Queretaro's game versus Atlas. At least twenty-six people, were...

Dean Metropoulos to Bid for Denver Broncos

Greek-American businessman Dean Metropoulos is reportedly part of an investment group interested in purchasing the Denver Broncos, a team in the NFL. In a recent report from the Los Angeles Times, Metropoulos is a part of three partners, which includes...

Mikey Poulli: The Blind Cypriot Boy Who Stunned the Soccer World

Being blind doesn't stop 10-year-old Greek Cypriot Mikey Poulli, who lives in London, from pursuing his dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. After his parents took him for a routine eye exam when he was just six years of...

Hooligan Hideouts in Greece Raided by Police After Thessaloniki Murder

The hideouts of football hooligans were raided by police in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Thursday following the murder of 19-year-old Alkis Kampanos earlier in the week. Police said that they discovered knives, crowbars, flares, smoke bombs, switchblades, and other devices that...

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...

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...

Tiny Greek Football Club to Compete in English FA Cup

A tiny Greek football club based in London was selected for the first time in its history to play in the prestigious FA Cup in the 2021-22 season. St. Panteleimon Football Club which grew out of the Greek Orthodox community...

July 4, 2004: When Greece Stunned the World to Win Euro 2004

On July 4, 2004 Greece won Euro 2004, the primary European football competition, in one of the greatest shocks in the history of football.