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Former Greek National Team Football Director Criticizes Hellenic Football Federation

In an interview to Greek radio on Tuesday, Giorgos Karagounis, who was until recently Football Director of the Men's Greek National Team, revealed his disappointment with the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO). On August 7, it was announced that EPO decided to terminate Karagounis' contract while head coach Sergio...

Esteban Cambiasso Signs with Olympiacos F.C.

The Greek Super League just got another major international player added to its ranks. International football player Esteban Cambiasso signed a contract with Greek champions Olympiacos F.C. on Friday evening. Upon his arrival to Eleftherios Venizelos airport in Athens, Cambiasso was greeted by cheerful Olympiacos fans. However, his appearance...

Kostas Tsanas Becomes Greek National Team Interim Coach

Greece's U-21 coach Kostas Tsanas was appointed by the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) as the country's national team interim coach, replacing Uruguayan Sergio Markarian. Markarian resigned after five disappointing months at the helm, following a humiliating defeat in the Faroe Islands...

Panathinaikos F.C. Fails to Advance to UEFA Champions League Playoff Round

Panathinaikos F.C. will not be hearing the famous UEFA Champions League anthem this year either. During the second leg of the 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round, the Athenian team was unable to capitalize on their first leg 2-1 victory over Club Brugge in...

85 People to Stand Trial for Greek Football Match Fixing Allegations

The Court of Appeals Council in Greece announced on Wednesday that 85 people will be tried for crimes connected to Greek football match fixing. Investigations into match fixing in Greece began after UEFA had published a report that found 41 games of the 2009-2010 season...

UEFA Champions League: Panathinaikos vs Club Brugge 2-1

Panathinaikos F.C. made a solid start to their new season on Tuesday evening. The Greek team won the game against Belgian Club Brugge K.V. 2-1 in the first leg of the third qualifying round for the 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League,...

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Tricky Task for Greece

The draw that took place in Russia on Saturday, July 25, determined that if Greece qualifies for its third FIFA Wold Cup finals in a row, the team will be placed in the same pool as fellow 2014 finalists Bosnia...

Greek National Football Team Coach Resigns – Hellenic Football Federation Rejects It

Sergio Markarian, the head coach of the Greek National Football team, submitted his resignation on Tuesday. However, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) has not accepted his resignation. While speaking with sport24.gr, EPO President George Girtzikis said that both he and EPO's board of...

Goalkeeper Luke Steele Extends His Contact With Panathinaikos

Goalkeeper Luke Steele, born on September 24, 1984 in Peterborough, England, will continue playing for Greek soccer club Panathinaikos F.C. until the summer of 2018, according to the Greek Super League club's announcement on Monday. 30 year-old Steele commented on his contract extension...

UEFA EURO 2016: Faroe Islands Crash Greece's Hopes (Final Score 2-1)

The Faroe Islands defeated Greece once again in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group F. Greece, who were the 2004 European champions saw their last hopes to advance to Euro 2016 finals eliminated. The hosts went 2-0 ahead with a goal...