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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...

Sokratis Papastathopoulos' Arsenal Move Makes Him Highest-Paid Greek Footballer

Sokratis Papastathopoulos, captain of Greece's national team, became the highest-paid Greek football player after he signed a three-year contract with English side Arsenal for €19 million ($22 million). According to Sport24.gr, Papastathopoulos' club Borussia Dortmund agreed the deal with the...

Greece Gets Ready for New UEFA Nations League

Greece's national football team will face Hungary, Finland and Estonia in a new UEFA Nations League tournament which could end in Euro 2020 qualification. In another group of the same division, Cyprus was drawn to face Slovenia, Norway and Bulgaria. This...

Greece's Win for World Cup Qualifiers Marred by Brutal Beating of Fan (video)

Greece's win against Gibraltar at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium on Tuesday, was marred by the brutal beating of a fan who was wearing a Panathinaikos shirt. It was around the 70th minute of the game when several fans wearing hoods spotted...

Greek National Team Wins Valuable Point in Bosnia after 0-0 Draw

Greece's Friday night scoreless draw in Bosnia secured a valuable point and keeps the team in second place contention for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Greece remains one point ahead of Bosnia in the group, being second to Belgium. Thanks...

Friendly Football Match Between Barcelona and National Greek Team Veterans in Mytilene

A friendly football game between Barcelona veterans and Greek national team veterans will be held on Thursday June 8 at 6:30 pm at the municipality Stadium of Mytilene. The event is organized by the municipality of Lesvos, FC Barcelona Foundation...

Greek National Football Team Announces Extended Squad for Friendly Games With Socceroos

The Greek National Team has announced its extended squad to face the Socceroos in the two international friendly matches in June 4 and June 7 in Australia. Head coach Michael Skibbe will be bringing a 31-man squad, including some of...

Luxembourg Beat Greece 1 – 0 in Shocking Loss at Coach Skibbe's Debut Match

The debut of Michael Skibbe on Greece's bench was marked by yet another loss of the national football team, as this time they were beaten 1-0 at a friendly game in Luxembourg. Greece's players didn't manage to score again as...

Greece Wins Over Hungary to Secure Its First Win in 13 Games

The Greek Men's Soccer Team concluded a dismal 2016 EURO qualifying tournament on a positive note with a 4-3 victory over Hungary. The Greeks, who were unable to secure a victory in the previous nine qualifying games having scored just three goals,...

Greek Men's National Soccer Team Continues Winless Spell

The Greek Men's Soccer Team recorded a 12th straight game without a victory after losing 3-1 to Northern Ireland in Belfast on Thursday evening in the penultimate game of the 2016 EURO Qualifiers. This series of underperforming displays means the team will...