ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Otto Rehhagel, Giorgos Karagounis, Kostas Katsouranis and Traianos Dellas all spoke to the media after the legends match between Greece and Portugal in honour of the triumphant UEFA Euro 2004 campaign.
ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Fifteen years on from one of the greatest achievements in Greek sporting history - and one of world football’s most celebrated underdog stories - Greece’s Legends 2004 celebrated the 15th anniversary of their Euro 2004 triumph in style on Thursday with a 2-1 victory over Portugal Legends.**VIDEO/PICS**
AGONA FLASHBACK: In the sixth and final installment of our Flashback reports, we cover the match that would forever etch Greece’s name into football history, the EURO 2004 final versus Portugal.**VIDEO/PICS**
AGONA FLASHBACK: In the fifth installment of this series, we delve into the epic semi-final encounter with the Czech Republic.**VIDEO/PICS**
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**
AGONA FLASHBACK: In the third installment of the series, we take a closer look at Greece’s final Group A match against Russia.**VIDEO/PICS**
AGONA FLASHBACK: In the second installment of this series, we take a closer look at Greece’s second match of the competition against Spain.**VIDEO/PICS**
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**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Every July 4th sees Greek football supporters around the world celebrate the anniversary of one of the sport’s all-time greatest shocks. Greece’s success at EURO 2004 in Portugal remains the biggest achievement in Greek football history.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Two years ago, efforts were made to schedule a memorable friendly rematch of the Euro 2004 Final between Greece and Portugal. Fresh efforts have been made in 2019 by the same group - namely the Heraklion Football Clubs Association (EPS Heraklion) and its President Nikos Tzortzoglou, ahead of the landmark 15 year anniversary.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Lefkada will host the Greece All Stars’ clash with the Monaco Legends on the 3rd of June.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Recently, France Football released its list of the 50 best ever coaches, with former Greek national team boss Otto Rehhagel ranked 46th in the list.
EURO 2004: In a surprising discovery, the former chief of the Portuguese National Police Carlos Anjos has extraordinarily revealed that a shock terrorist attack was planned for the opening ceremonies and opening match of Euro 2004, which involved the host nation as well as the tournament’s biggest underdogs in Greece.
EURO 2004: AGONAsport’s George Tsitsonis recently had the opportunity to catch up with leading Greek sports journalist Vasilis Sambrakos. The veteran commentator detailed his new book, “Explaining The Miracle” (Eksigontas To Thavma/Εξηγώντας το θαύμα), which focuses on how the Greek national team won EURO 2004.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: If you have ever sat up at night wondering how in the world Greece won EURO 2004, your sleepless nights may be a step closer to ending. That is because a new book entitled “Eksigontas To Thavma” (Εξηγώντας το Θαύμα - Explaining the Miracle) has been written by renowned Greek sports journalist Vasilis Sambrakos.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The 2004 Greek Legends are making another comeback in December, with the team set to play in Cyprus in a charity friendly match promoting Fair Play.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Earlier this week, Spain lost their first competitive international on home soil for 15 years when playing England in the UEFA Nations League, their maiden defeat in the country since losing to Greece in 2003.
SPECIAL TRIBUTES: AGONAsport takes you back on a game-by-game journey in a special tribute to an Ethniki side that brought all Greeks into the street no matter what corner of the world they lived in.
INTERVIEW: 14 years ago, the Greek national team achieved something akin to a sporting miracle when they won EURO 2004. Recently, AGONAsport had the pleasure of speaking with Stelios Giannakopoulos, one of the main protagonists of that side that defied football logic.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece’s Euro 2004-winning squad rolled back the years on Saturday night against their Spanish counterparts, coming from 3-1 down to win 5-3 at the Pampeloponissiako Stadium in Patras.