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European Super League to End Football as We Know It

The idea of a closed European Super League started to develop in 2009 and now has become a reality that might mean the end of football

Greek Football Cup Final Postponed After Police Request

Saturday's Greek Cup final between Super League champions Olympiacos and AEK has been postponed at the request of the police. The match was due to be held behind closed doors because of crowd violence in previous games, after a joint decision...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Greek Sports Minister Oblivious to Culprits of Football Violence

Deputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis has proved once again that in Greek politics, a Minister doesn't necessarily need to have any idea of the portfolio he is getting. Either that, or Mr. Kontonis lives on another planet. A planet where football,...