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Olympiakos Celebrate Title But Seal Apollon Relegation

While Olympiakos lifted its 41st championship title, secured last month with games to spare, in front of a home crowd at the Karaiskakis Stadium Sunday, their 1-0 victory in the last fixture of the season also doomed their opponents, Apollon Smyrnis, to relegation...

PAOK Handed Benfica's Difficult Challenge in Europa League's draw

PAOK have been drawn against Benfica in the last-32 stage of the Europa League. Following the announcement of the 2013/14 Champions League round of 16 fixtures, Monday afternoon brought the turn of the Europa League to take centre stage....

Bar in Amsterdam Destroyed by PAOK Fans

On October 2 a group of Greek football team PAOK fans destroyed a bar in Amsterdam, according to Dutch Media. Approximately twenty PAOK supporters from Thessaloniki’s team club, started throwing chairs at the windows of the property which is located...

Putin Says Greek Investments Risky

Days after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wrote him a letter asking for Russia to reduce prices paid for Russian gas, Russian President Vladimir Putin took a shot at Russian entrepreneurs for investing in Greece, which he described as...

Schalke Fans Raise Vergina Sun Flag

Hot-blooded fans of the German association-football club Schalke 04, raised a flag depicting  the Sun of Vergina and some Greek symbols that Skopjans try to “borrow” in order only to pique the Greek fans of PAOK (Pan-Thessalonian Athletic Club...

PAOK to Play in Champions League

PAOK will play in Champions League qualifying next season after winning 2-1 at Giannena from Gordon Schildenfeld's second-half winning goal on Sunday. Schildenfeld scored in the 74th minute from long range. It was the Croat defender's first goal for the...

Greece Will Seize Ex-Minister's Foreign Properties

As former  Greek defense minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos remains in detention during an ongoing probe into charges he stole as much as 1 billion euros, or $1.27 billion, from defense contracts when he was in office, a magistrate investigating the...

In Crisis, Greek Football Teams Prefer Greek Players

ATHENS – The Greek economic crisis and days of austerity are making even its Super League soccer teams cutting back, preferring to sign homegrown players instead of dealing out big bucks to foreign players who have failed to help...

Russian Politician Savvidi Takes Big Stake in PAOK Football Club

Russian lawmaker Ivan Savvidi, after earlier talks failed, has acquired a controlling stake in Greece’s ailing football club PAOK for about 10 million euros ($12 million,) the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported, citing unidentified sources familiar with the...

PAOK Secures Top Spot in Europa League Group A

PAOK managed to win its Europa League group thanks to a 1-1 home draw against 10-man Rubin Kazan on December 15. The result was also enough for Rubin Kazan to reach the last 32 by finishing second. The result meant...