Greece to Crack Down on Soccer Hooligans After Thessaloniki Murder
Greece is cracking down on soccer hooligans after the vicious murder of a young soccer fan in Thessaloniki by a fan of a rival team. Justice Minister Kostas Tsiaras, Civil Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos, Deputy Minister of Sports Lefteris Avgenakis,...
Greek Supreme Court Demands Crackdown on Football Hooligan Violence
Greece's Supreme Court has put out a circular asking for swift trials and stiffer penalties on football hooligans who commit sports-related crimes
Hooligan Hideouts in Greece Raided by Police After Thessaloniki Murder
The hideouts of football hooligans were raided by police in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Thursday following the murder of 19-year-old Alkis Kampanos earlier in the week. Police said that they discovered knives, crowbars, flares, smoke bombs, switchblades, and other devices that...
Cold-Blooded Murder of Football Fan in Thessaloniki Shocks Greece
The murder of a 19-year-old football fan in Greece's second-largest city Thessaloniki in the early hours of Tuesday has left the people of Greece shocked and appalled. The victim, Alkis Kambanos, along with two friends were intercepted and attacked at...
Hooligans Invade Pitch, Clash with Police in Thessaloniki Derby
Dozens of hooligans who were fans of PAOK Thessaloniki invaded the field and stopped the match against their city rivals Aris on Sunday at Toumba Stadium. The ugly face of hooliganism resurfaced again in Greece after the match was suspended...
At Least Four Injured After Greek Hooligans Attack Bayern Munich Fans in Athens
At least four people were injured when a group of hooligans attacked visiting German football fans during a game between the youth clubs of Olympiacos and Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Greek police say that around 30 hooded hooligans on motor...
At Least Two Injured in Day of Violence in Greece (video)
Saturday was marked by serious disturbances in various locations in Athens and Thessaloniki as anarchists and disruptive football fans clashed with the police. A group of about 40 people threw petrol bombs at the Acropolis Police Station at around 11:40...
Violent Clash Breaks Out at AEK — Ajax Champions League Match (video)
AEK's miserable Champions League campaign disintegrated into utter chaos in the Athens Olympic Stadium on Tuesday as hooligans clashed with police during the 2-0 defeat to Ajax. The visiting fans came under attack as home supporters threw flares into the...
Violent Clashes Between Football Hooligans in Athens (video)
Street fights broke out in the center of Athens between football fans on Monday evening, on the eve of the Champions League game between AEK and the Dutch team Ajax. Police say that fans of Panathinaikos, AEK's Athenian rivals, joined...
Greek Police on Heightened Alert for Saturday's Cup Final
Greek police are on high alert for Saturday's Cup final between league champions AEK and PAOK that will take place in Athens Olympic Stadium as thousands of PAOK fans are preparing to descend upon the capital from Thessaloniki. On Thursday evening...
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