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Worst Tragedy in Greek Football Remembered

Hundreds of people attended a ceremony on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the tragic deaths of 21 football fans on February 8, 1981. The Karaiskakis Stadium disaster is the biggest football tragedy in Greece’s history, and among the worst...

When Greeks Unite: The Eternal Enemies Who Brought Souvlaki to Colombia

At a time when football divisions are once again making headlines in Greece, even splitting friends and families apart, the story of two Greek immigrants in Colombia serves as a lesson of what the nation can achieve when united. Petros...

PM Mitsotakis Announces FIFA-UEFA Memorandum for Greek Football

Speaking before the Greek Parliament on Thursday evening, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that his administration will seek an agreement with the international and European governing bodies of football to address issues with the country's troubled Superleague. Greece aims to draft...

Parliament Approves Amendment Sparing PAOK and Xanthi From Relegation

The Greek Parliament on Wednesday approved a last-minute amendment introduced by the government which spares Greece's football champion PAOK and Xanthi FC from being relegated down from the Superleague. The government's amendment garnered 156 positive votes, while 90 MPs voted...

Political Turmoil Follows Suggestion of PAOK and Xanthi Relegation

Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas announced on Tuesday that following orders of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, MEP Theodoros Zagorakis will be expelled from the European Parliament caucus of the New Democracy party. The announcement came as the latest episode in a...

Greek Super League Champion PAOK Threatened with Relegation

Greece's Professional Sports Committee announced on Monday that the football teams of PAOK and Xanthi must be excluded from the Superleague, the country's top football league. The shocking announcement was made because, according to the Committee, the team of PAOK...

Unstoppable Olympiacos, PAOK March On in Greek Super League

Olympiacos and PAOK continued their impressive march in the Greek Super League confirming once more that this year's title is a two-horse race. Olympiacos secured a 4-2 victory over Aris in an entertaining North vs. South derby clash at the...

PAOK Keeps Pace With Olympiacos After Win Over AEK

PAOK kept up the chase of Super League leader Olympiacos beating AEK on Sunday in a tightly contested game at Toumba stadium. The champion defeated AEK 1-0 thanks to a second-half penalty kick by Adelino Vieirinha, while AEK has some...

Greek, Italian, Turkish and Albanian Footballers Raise Money for Albanian Quake Victims

Veteran footballers from Greece, Italy, Albania and Turkey will play on January 10 in Albania to raise money for the victims of the devastating quake which shook the country on November 26, 2019. The friendly game will be held at...

Greece's Olympiacos to Face Arsenal in Europa League's Group of 32

The Greek football team Olympiacos has been selected to play against England's famed Arsenal squad in their bid to make it to the group of the last 16 remaining clubs in the Europa League. The Greeks will have to overcome this...