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Arsenal terminate Sokratis Papastathopoulos' contract

Arsenal terminate Sokratis Papastathopoulos’ contract

Arsenal have agreed to terminate the contract of Greek international defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. “Working closely with Sokratis and his team, we have decided to cancel his contract by mutual consent,” Arsenal said…

Aussie takeover of Greek club Xanthi

Aussie takeover of Greek club Xanthi FC

Xanthi FC kicked off their new season with a draw against Apollon Larissa on Sunday evening. The match was Xanthi’s first fixture in the Greek second division. The game concluded with a…

An Emotional Open Letter From a Fan to Maradona

An Emotional Open Letter From a Fan to Maradona

Con Boutsianis Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, passed away last week at the age of 60. Interestingly, the football legend scored his last goal with the Argentina national…

New soccer stadium and park in Votanikos, Athens

New Panathinaikos Stadium in Votanikos, Athens

A new 40-000 seat Panathinaikos football stadium will be constructed in the western Athens neighbourhood of Votanikos. Work is beginning following the signing of an agreement between Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis, Development…

Nations League Match: Greece beats Moldova

Nations League Match: Greece beats Moldova

Greece (Εθνική ομάδα ποδοσφαίρου ανδρών της Ελλάδας) beat Moldova 2-0 in Sunday’s UEFA Nations League match. Kostas Fortounis opened the score in the 32nd minute. Not even 10 minutes later, Tasos Bakasetas…

Greece revokes decision to allow fans to attend matches

Greece revokes decision to allow fans to attend matches

On the eve of a Champions League match between Olympiakos and Marseille, Greece’s Prime Minister revoked a decision allowing a limited number of fans to attend football matches. On Monday, the government…

Greece knocked off the top of their Nations League group

Greece knocked off the top of their Nations League group

The Greek National Football Team (Εθνική Ομάδα ποδοσφαίρου) were knocked off the top of their Nations League group after conceding a goalless draw at home to Kosovo on Wednesday. The game could have…

Greece beats Moldova in Nations League Match

Greece beats Moldova in Nations League Match

Greece beat Moldova 2-0 in Sunday’s UEFA Nations League match. It is recalled last month, head coach of the Greek National Football Team (Εθνική Ομάδα ποδοσφαίρου), John van ‘t Schip, selected his squad.…

Dimitris Pelkas transfers from PAOK to Turkish club Fenerbahçe 1

Dimitris Pelkas transfers from PAOK to Turkish club Fenerbahçe

Fenerbahçe announced the transfer of Greek footballer. Fenerbahçe bought Dimitris Pelkas from Thessaloniki-based team PAOK. The 26-year-old footballer, who plays as an attacking midfielder, signed a four-year contract with the yellow and…

Europa League Game moved from Armenia to Cyprus

Europa League Game moved from Armenia to Cyprus

Armenia will no longer host a Europa League soccer game on Thursday amid the country’s escalating conflict with neighbouring Azerbaijan. UEFA on Tuesday said the playoff game in the capital city of…

Greece beats Kosovo in Nations League match

Greece beats Kosovo in Nations League match

Greece narrowly beat Kosovo 2-1 in Sunday’s UEFA Nations League match. It is recalled last month, head coach of the Greek National Football Team (Εθνική Ομάδα ποδοσφαίρου), John van ‘t Schip, selected…

Second Greek Cup final postponed

Second Greek Cup final postponed

The final of the 2019/2020 Greek Cup between AEK and Olympiakos has been postponed again. On Saturday evening, Olympiacos winger Maximiliano Lovera was diagnosed with Covid-19, consequently meaning that the entire squad will…

Ange Postecoglou

Xronia Polla Ange Postecoglou, who turns 55 today

Greek-born Australian former football player and former head coach of the Australia national football team, Ange Postecoglou (Άγγελος Ποστέκογλου) was born on August 27, 1965, in Nea Filadelfeia, Greece. At the age…