Ethniki (Football)

EURO 2004 Flashback: The Victory That Shocked The World

EURO 2004 Flashback: The Victory That Shocked The World

AGONA FLASHBACK: In the fourth installment of the EURO 2004 Flashback series, we take a closer look at Greece’s quarter-final match against the heavily favored French side.**VIDEO/PICS**

Armenia and Italy losses add to Ethniki’s list of embarrassing results since 2014

Armenia and Italy losses add to Ethniki’s list of embarrassing results since 2014

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): The Greek national team suffered a fresh embarrassment in the disastrous loss to Armenia at the OAKA stadium last week, marking their fall to fourth in Group J of UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying. It brought back bad memories for players and fans alike, as the ‘heavy climate’ associated with the team since its demise in 2014 resurfaced. AGONAsport looks back at some of the Ethniki’s “embarrassing” losses since 2014.

Sokratis in danger of national team ostracization

Sokratis in danger of national team ostracization

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): After the two dreadful UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers in June, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) is continuing to search for a replacement for Angelos Anastasiadis, but outspoken defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos could be ostracized from the team.

With a capable manager and a clear plan, there is hope (Part 3 of 3)

With a capable manager and a clear plan, there is hope (Part 3 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): In part three of a three-part blog series, AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis explains that the Ethniki have hope for an unexpected turnaround if a capable manager is given the keys to the team.

SOS cry from Sokratis (Part 2 of 3)

SOS cry from Sokratis (Part 2 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about the captain’s courage to come out and speak the truth about the Ethniki’s situation while mentioning the players’ portion of the blame in part two of a three-part blog series. Read part one here.

An Ethniki left hung out to dry (Part 1 of 3)

An Ethniki left hung out to dry (Part 1 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about the apathetic president of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO), Evangelos Grammenos and the delusional coach, Angelos Anastasiadis, in part one of a three-part blog series.

Reports shed light on Sokratis/Manolas exchange with Grammenos

Reports shed light on Sokratis/Manolas exchange with Grammenos

ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Following the painful UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Armenia, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Kostas Manolas approached EPO President, Evangelos Grammenos, and demanded extreme changes in the national team. AGONAsport takes a closer look at their exchange.

EURO 2004 Flashback: When it all began

EURO 2004 Flashback: When it all began

AGONA FLASHBACK: The first installment in this special series takes a close look at the opening match of that tournament pitting hosts Portugal versus the Ethniki. It was a memorable encounter that provided an early glimpse of the shock that would follow in the coming weeks. **VIDEO/PICS**