Posts Tagged ‘Football’

ARSENAL, CHELSEA IN FACE-OFF FOR PAPASTATHOPOULOS

Media reports claim that Arsenal is keeping close tabs on SokratisPapastathopoulos, Borussia Dortmund’s centre-back. Football news outlet Goalhas it that in order to sign on the player, Arsenal will be met with stiff competition from fellow London rivals, Chelsea. Sokratis recently hinted that he would not mind making a move away from the European giants,…Continue Reading…

NOTTINGHAM FOREST SOLD TO MARINAKIS

EvangelosMarinakis who is from Greece is the new owner of Nottingham Forest after the English Football League (EFL) approved of the deal. The business magnate is facing allegations of match fixing in his native but he has been cleared by the directors of the club and the EFL to go ahead with the deal. Marinakis…Continue Reading…

THE MAN WHO SCORED OLYMPIACOS’ FIRST UCL GOAL

Stylianos Giannakopoulos but well known as Steliosis a retired Greek football star who has been quite vocal about the violence in Greek football. He is considered to be one of the most talented football stars to have emerged in the Greek international scene. His father Alekos Giannakopoulosretired after playing Division A football. Alekos fueled his…Continue Reading…

Michael Skibbe’s task of rebuilding Greece is an ongoing process

The Greece national football team is a national side that has recently been experiencing a huge dip in form as the squad was able to become the champions of the 2004 UEFA Euro’s but after that, they have consistently struggled to replicate this kind of achievement. Michael Skibbe took charge of Greece on October of…Continue Reading…

Kostas ManolasCould Have Joined Arsenal in The Summer for €40 Million, Claims Agent

Roma reportedly turned down the advances of Arsenal for defender Kostas Manolas in the summer. The Greek international has become one of the most wanted players in this January transfer window. He has been linked with every major club in European football like Manchester United and Arsenal. Aware of the interest from such top clubs,…Continue Reading…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…