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Kostas Manolas Sends Barcelona Crashing Out of Champions League (video)

Greek international Kostas Manolas sealed a historic Roma comeback to eliminate Lionel Messi's Barcelona from this year's Champions League. Manolas' glancing header on the 82nd minute sparked scenes of pure elation among the locals as Roma overcame a 4-1 deficit...

Manolas' World Cup Playoff Ban Angers Greece's Football Coach

Greece national football coach Michael Skibbe blasted FIFA's decision to ban Roma defender Kostas Manolas from Thursday's World Cup playoff first leg away to Croatia for "intentionally seeking a yellow card". "What FIFA did was not right. FIFA sometimes takes...

Greek International Kostas Manolas Set to Join Chelsea

British media speculate that Greek defender Kostas Manolas is close to signing a transfer deal with the English Premier League Champions Chelsea. The 26-year-old is believed to have been offered a four-year contract by the Russian club Zenit, but the...

Greek National Team: World Cup Behind the Scenes Video

The Greek Football Federation (EPO) has just released a video of the Greek internationals' backstage actions while in Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. One of the chief reasons the Greek team reached the final sixteen and just a penalty...

Five Greeks play in the Same Campionato Match for the First Time in History

Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Vaggelis Moras, Orestis Karnezis and Panagiotis Kone were the five Greek international players that were part of today's historical game between Udineze and Hellas Verona for matchday fifteen of the Serie A. Never in the history...

Euro 2016: Claudio Ranieri Surprises with Historic Picks

Claudio Ranieri has brought about wonders in his latest picks for the game against the Faroe Islands for the Euro 2016 qualifiers. Greece's last three games were dreadful to watch. That is partially the coach's fault for being unable to put together a decent...

Kostas Manolas in the Serie A's Best Eleven!

La Gazzeta dello Sport, Italy's longest-running and most prestigious sports newspaper, added Kostas Manolas in its top eleven for the first six weeks of the Campionato. Historically, the Italian league has always been known for its world-class defensive lines, so to...

Greek National Team: Claudio Ranieri's picks for the EURO 2016 Qualifiers Against FInland and N. Ireland

    The European qualifiers are back in action next week with two crucial Greek games against Finland away (Saturday, October 11th) and N. Ireland (Tuesday, October 14th) at home. Coach Claudio Ranieri chose to invite twenty-five players for training at the Agios...

The "Greek" Salaries of the Italian League Campionato

The no1 selling sports newspaper in Italy "Gazzetta dello Sport" displayed the salaries of all players featured in the Italian Serie A this coming year. For the first time in history, there are nine Greek players present in Italy's first...

Kostas Manolas Moves to AC Roma for €15m

Kostas Manolas signed for AC Roma, a week before the end of the summer's transfer window to replace Mehdi Benatia who moves to Bayern Munich. Olympiacos, the young player's club till yesterday, will bank in €13m from the deal...