GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Olympiacos seem determined to up the team’s level starting next season. Sources mention that the club intends to sign six starting XI players in order to strengthen the roster in positions that are needed.
GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: He may no longer be in the national team frame after retiring from the Ethniki last fall, but Jose Holebas is still managing to impress at club level. The Guardian unveiled its players of the season for every Premier League team earlier this week. And the German-born, left-back, topped the list as Watford’s Player of the Year, as selected by WhoScored.com (part of the Guardian Sports Network).
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: The fight that broke out between the players of Panathinaikos and PAOK in last week’s derby at the Leoforos resulted in heavy penalties for the players involved. The Superleague’s Disciplinary Committee harshly punished Berg, Shakhov, Warda, Coulibaly, and Crespo despite the clubs’ appeals.