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Olympiakos Coach Pereira Laid Off Despite Winning Greek Double

Greek football club Olympiakos has laid off their Portuguese coach Vitor Pereira after just six months during which the team won the Greek Championship and the Football Cup. According to Greek media, Pereira had been having talks with the Scottish club Rangers, a fact...

Olympiakos Wins Greek Football Cup [video]

Olympiakos has won the 27th Greek Football Cup and the 17th Double in the club’s history, after playing at the Olympic Stadium in Athens against Skoda Xanthi. The match ended with Olympiakos scoring 3 goals, while Skoda Xanthi scored 1. This...

FIFA Satisfied With New Changes in Greek Soccer

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) sent positive feedback concerning the changes in Greece's new sports law, dropping the threat of a Greek soccer's "Grexit" from all future international tournaments. In a letter made public by the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) on Friday, FIFA expressed its satisfaction on...

PAOK FC Owner Repays Club's €10.8 Mln Debt to Greek State

PAOK FC owner Ivan Savvidis made an interbank transaction to repay the team's debt to the Greek state, putting an end to the nightmare that tormented the club for the last years. Meanwhile the relevant payment documents have already been presented...

Greek Cup Final: 10 Awesome facts about Olympiakos vs Skoda Ksanthi

Olympiakos' 1-1 tie against Apollon Athinon was enough to seal the move to the final where they'll meet Skoda Ksanthi who surpassed Iraklis Thessalonikis with a 0-0 home draw. Stepping on this event, we gathered 10 fun facts about the...

7 Greeks in the 500 Most Important Soccer Players on the Planet

The most popular sports magazine in the world, World Soccer, formed a list with the 500 most influential soccer players on the planet of which 7 Greeks are part of. The list consists of names such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi...

Olympiakos Owner Marinakis Charged with Match-Fixing and Other Offenses

Greek Super League champions Olympiakos Piraeus owner Evangelos Marinakis was charged by prosecutors with a series of alleged offenses including match-fixing. Marinakis, 47, a Greek shipping magnate, has owned Piraeus' hometown team Olympiakos since mid-2010, while he also served as president of...

FIFA-UEFA Send Ultimatum to Greek Sports Minister Over Proposed Sports Bill

FIFA and UEFA sent an ultimatum to Greece that the country’s national football team and domestic clubs run the risk of being excluded from international competitions if the legislative bill to combat corruption and hooliganism in all the country's sports, proposed...

Former Asteras Tripolis Midfielder: 'In Greece I Never Paid for my Speeding Tickets'

Words straight from the horse's mouth, specifically from former Asteras Tripolis midfielder Pablo De Blasis who graphically described the differences in life between Greece and his present situation in Mainz, Germany. De Blasis was the main reason Asteras Tripolis made it to the...

FIFA-UEFA Threaten to Ban Greek Teams from International Football Over Sports Law

FIFA and UEFA have threatened the Greek Ministry of Sports that they may ban Greece's teams from all international tournaments unless there are several changes in the new sports law. The new sports legislation drafted by Deputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis gives more...