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Refugee from Moria Camp Signs Professional Football Contract with Greek Club

The Historic Greek football club Panionios announced on Tuesday that a refugee from the West African nation of Guinea signed a contract to play with the team in late October. Twenty-two-year-old Alia Camara came to Greece on a boat from...

Greece, UEFA Sign Agreement to Clean Up Football

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Aleksander Ceferin, the President of UEFA,  signed an accord on Tuesday offering assistance in reforming Greek football, which has been plagued by crowd control and funding problems in recent years. The accord establishes a roadmap...

The Decline of Greek Football: From Euro Champions to Pariahs

It was 4 July 2004 when Greece's national football team did the unthinkable: They won the European Cup, sending millions of Greeks across the world into ecstasy. The Greek underdogs beat hosts Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo in the final; they...

Police Make Arrests Amid Greek Cup Final Trouble (video)

Greek police made 14 arrests in and around Athens' Olympic stadium in connection with disturbances before and after the Greek Football Cup Final on Saturday night. Video from the scene shows a number of fires inside the stadium where flares...

PAOK Lift Greek Cup, Take Revenge on AEK

In the end, it was a single kick which turned the Greek Football Cup Final in PAOK’s favor on Saturday night in what was a gritty affair from start to finish. When Portuguese winger and right-back Vieirinha fired home a...

Video Referee Will Restore 'Lost Credibility' to Greek Football

The introduction of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in Greek football has entered the final stretch with the launch of public consultation for the project. An open electronic international tender to award the contract for the VAR system will be held,...

Greek Football Players Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

Greece's Super League is facing even more turmoil as reports suggest top-flight Athenian club Panathinaikos' players have downed tools in a strike over salaries. Although the struggling side is expected to play their league game against Atromitos on Sunday, it...

Gun-Bearing President of PAOK Gets 3-Year Ban

The president of the Greek club PAOK was banned from all football stadiums for three years for storming onto the pitch with a gun during a league game, the league's disciplinary committee said on Thursday. The club were also stripped...

Greece Edges Closer to Expulsion from World Football

A FIFA representative visiting Greece after a series of violent incidents in football games has recommended the country be suspended from the sport's governing body. If the recommendation by Herbert Huebel is officially adopted by FIFA, Greek teams and the...

Greek Super League Posts Fixtures for Ill-Fated 2017/2018 Season

The Greek Super League on Tuesday posted its confirmed fixtures list for the 26th and 27th games of its ill-fated 2017/2018 season. Greek football's senior league competition was suspended on March 12 by the government following scenes of PAOK owner...