Lucescu expecting tense match, Ouzounidis shrugs off fatigue factor

Lucescu expecting tense match, Ouzounidis shrugs off fatigue factor

GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: With the two Dikefaloi clubs meeting in a crucial Super League battle in Thessaloniki, PAOK manager Razvan Lucescu couldn’t resist speaking about last season’s controversy, while Marinos Ouzounidis is confident of winning.


Asteras Tripolis celebrate first win

Asteras Tripolis celebrate first win

GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Asteras Tripolis collected their first points of the fledgling SuperLeague season on Saturday after seeing off fellow early strugglers Apollon Smyrnis 2-0 at the Theodoros Kolokotronis stadium, while back in Athens Atromitos continued their promising start with a 2-0 home victory over Larissa. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Leading pack unstoppable in superb Super League start

Leading pack unstoppable in superb Super League start

GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: In the opening three rounds of the 2018/2019 Super League season, all of Greece’s so-called biggest five clubs have made a perfect start, winning their first three matches. AGONAsport investigates.


Young Guns Give Fans a Team to Love

Young Guns Give Fans a Team to Love

BLOGS (NICK TSAMBOUNIARIS): It was only a month ago when Panathinaikos was the fourth favourite for relegation according to most of Greece’s biggest betting agencies. It may have been an overreaction but nonetheless, not many Panathinaikos fans would have been confident of success.


SLGR Matchday 4 Preview: Derby Of The Dikefaloi At Toumba

SLGR Matchday 4 Preview: Derby Of The Dikefaloi At Toumba

GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: AGONAsport’s George Tsitsonis previews matchday 4 of the 2018/19 Greek SuperLeague.

Panathinaikos - From 4th Favourite for Relegation, to 4th Favourite in the Championship Odds

Panathinaikos - From 4th Favourite for Relegation, to 4th Favourite in the Championship Odds

GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: The 1-3 away win at Larissa on Sunday has seen Panathinaikos win its opening 3 League games for the first time since the 2009-10 season. Ironically, this was the season when the Greens won the League and Cup double, with Djibril Cisse scoring for fun, Giorgos Karagounis marshalling the midfield with Gilberto Silva.


Friday Frappé: See you in China!

Friday Frappé: See you in China!

FRIDAY FRAPPE:In this week’s edition of the Friday Frappé, AGONAsport’s Peter Katsiris reflects on Greece’s early qualification for the 2019 FIBA World Cup and how the Ethniki avoided a potentially tricky situation…




Advantage Aris after thrashing Dinamo Tbilisi

Advantage Aris after thrashing Dinamo Tbilisi

FIBA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Aris have one foot into the next round of qualifying for the 2018/2019 Basketball Champions League after a routine win over Dinamo Tbilisi…**HIGHLIGHTS**

OFFICIAL: Relegation/promotion playoff to take place

OFFICIAL: Relegation/promotion playoff to take place

GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: In a blow to the Super League organisation, a court ruling has dismissed its appeal against the decision to have a relegation/promotion playoff with the Football League, meaning three clubs will automatically drop down to the second tier while another faces the threat of demotion.



Both Apollon and AEK Larnaca drop Europa League openers

Both Apollon and AEK Larnaca drop Europa League openers

GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Both Cypriot representatives in the UEFA Europa League played valiantly, but came up short, as Apollon fell away to Lazio 2:1, and AEK Larnaca dropped a 1:0 decision at home to FC Zurich. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Martins demands more from Olympiacos, Setien regrets lack of cutting edge

Martins demands more from Olympiacos, Setien regrets lack of cutting edge

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Olympiacos drew a blank with Real Betis in the first match of Group F in the 2018/2019 UEFA Europa League, in turn leaving Thrylos boss Pedro Martins disappointed with the performance while Quique Setien wanted more of a cutting edge from the Spaniards.

Lucescu acknowledges difference in class, Sarri disappointed with only one goal

Lucescu acknowledges difference in class, Sarri disappointed with only one goal

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: After losing to Chelsea in the opening match of the 2018/2019 UEFA Europa League group stage, PAOK manager Razvan Lucuesu admitted the difference in quality between the two sides, while Maurizio Sarri was frustrated his team didn’t score more goals.

Defiant 10-man Olympiacos earn Betis draw

Defiant 10-man Olympiacos earn Betis draw

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Olympiacos kicked off their UEFA Europa League group stage campaign with a creditable goalless draw against Spanish club Real Betis on Thursday in what turned out to be a highly absorbing encounter at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus. **HIGHLIGHTS**