FIFA TAKES OVER GREEK FOOTBALL FEDERATION

In a fax signed by Fatma Samoura, the Secretary General of the World football governing body, FIFA, and sent to the Greek Federation, the body says they would be appointing a normalization committee to take over the Greek Football Federation. This means that henceforth, the daily affairs of the crisis hit federation would be handled…Continue Reading…

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UEFA INVESTIGATE MATCH-FIXING ALLEGATION IN GREECE

UEFA is reportedly investigating the match-fixing scandal in Greece. The owner of Olympiakos Evangelos Marinakis is trying to purchase Nottingham Forest but the allegations of match-fixing are hindering the deal. Marinakis has denied the charges in a statement published on Olympiakos website. The club owner claimed the case was politically motivated, and that the Greek…Continue Reading…

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FINALLY READY TO PLAY

The top division Football in Greece had not begun on time this summer as the Government was at loggerheads with the national governing body of the game, but, the dispute has now settled as the permission has been granted for the competition to begin after a delay of about 20 days. The reason of the…Continue Reading…

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NOTTINGHAM FOREST SET TO BE SOLD IN ONE MONTH

The owner of Nottingham Forest Fawaz Al Hasawi has confirmed that the sale of the club will proceed as planned and could be completed in less than a month. Greece national Evangelos Marinakis, who has several allegations against him in his home country of fixing matches and running a criminal organization, is the likely buyer…Continue Reading…

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WALES BELIEVE IN FAIRYTALES

Wales is set to take on Portugal on Wednesday at a semi final fixture at the Euro 2016 tournament in France after getting past Belgium 3-1. On the other hand, Portugal defeated Poland 5-3 at the quarter finals to book a place at the next stage. The Portuguese team have been rather silent on their…Continue Reading…

FANS TO BE PUNISHED FOR BEHAVIOUR IN AUSTRALIA-GREECE FRIENDLY

The international friendly played between the Socceroos and Greece was marred with flares from the fans at the Etihad Stadium. The friendly ended with each team winning each leg in a two-leg game. A number of fans attended the game and lift flares in Melbourne’s Central Business District before the game and another was set…Continue Reading…

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Pep Guardiola’s exit from Bayern Munich was confirmed several weeks ago

Pep Guardiola’s exit from Bayern Munich was confirmed several weeks ago, but the team has showed no signs of dropping down from their lofty standards. They are on course to winning the German league for a third consecutive season under Guardiola and they have reached the Champions League semi-finals for a similar period. The latter…Continue Reading…

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José Mourinho and Iker Casillas refuses to talk

The world is aware of the poor relationship between José Mourinho and Iker Casillas. Both parties have it refused to talk about the reason behind falling out. After all, Casillas was a major factor in Mourinho being successful in his first two seasons at Madrid. The relationship turned sour in the final and third season…Continue Reading…

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Michael Skibbe will focus on discipline and tactical awareness

The only time that the Greece national football team have won a real big or important piece of silverware was back in 2004 when they sealed the Euro’s of that year. Ever since then, the Greece national side have struggled trying to make an impact at the big stage but the current coach of the…Continue Reading…

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Chris Coleman is pretty clear that he would not pay attention

Chris Coleman, the manager of the Wales national Football team, is pretty clear that he would not pay attention to what the managers of the clubs of the players want and would pick the squad which he believes is fit enough to take part in the coming friendly versus Netherlands. Quite a few managers have…Continue Reading…

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