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PAOK Dump Benfica Out of Champions League Qualifying

PAOK eliminated Benfica to reach the Champions League playoffs with a 2-1 triumph in Thessaloniki on Tuesday. Benfica missed a string of chances against PAOK in a one-sided first half as they enjoyed 72% of possession. They were punished after the...

PAOK Sinks Turkish Besiktas 3-1 in Champions League Qualifier

It was a magical night for Greek football on Tuesday in Thessaloniki as PAOK eliminated Turkish Besiktas in the UEFA Champions League's second qualifying round with an easy 3-1. In the first 30 minutes PAOK took the lead with 3-0...

Police in Thessaloniki on Alert for Greek-Turkish Football Clash

A great number of police officers, along with squads from Greece's anti-terrorist unit, have been deployed in Thessaloniki for Tuesday's football game between PAOK and Turkey's Besiktas team for the Champions League qualifiers. The Istanbul-based team will arrive in the...

Olympiacos All But Secure Greek Soccer Title

Olympiacos closed in on a 45th Greek league title on Sunday with a 1-0 win at closest rivals PAOK Salonika. As the Greek Super League emerged from a three-month coronavirus shutdown, Olympiacos opened up a 17-point lead with nine games...

When Greeks Unite: The Eternal Enemies Who Brought Souvlaki to Colombia

At a time when football divisions are once again making headlines in Greece, even splitting friends and families apart, the story of two Greek immigrants in Colombia serves as a lesson of what the nation can achieve when united. Petros...

PM Mitsotakis Announces FIFA-UEFA Memorandum for Greek Football

Speaking before the Greek Parliament on Thursday evening, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that his administration will seek an agreement with the international and European governing bodies of football to address issues with the country's troubled Superleague. Greece aims to draft...

Parliament Approves Amendment Sparing PAOK and Xanthi From Relegation

The Greek Parliament on Wednesday approved a last-minute amendment introduced by the government which spares Greece's football champion PAOK and Xanthi FC from being relegated down from the Superleague. The government's amendment garnered 156 positive votes, while 90 MPs voted...

Political Turmoil Follows Suggestion of PAOK and Xanthi Relegation

Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas announced on Tuesday that following orders of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, MEP Theodoros Zagorakis will be expelled from the European Parliament caucus of the New Democracy party. The announcement came as the latest episode in a...

Greek Super League Champion PAOK Threatened with Relegation

Greece's Professional Sports Committee announced on Monday that the football teams of PAOK and Xanthi must be excluded from the Superleague, the country's top football league. The shocking announcement was made because, according to the Committee, the team of PAOK...

Unstoppable Olympiacos, PAOK March On in Greek Super League

Olympiacos and PAOK continued their impressive march in the Greek Super League confirming once more that this year's title is a two-horse race. Olympiacos secured a 4-2 victory over Aris in an entertaining North vs. South derby clash at the...