ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): John van ‘t Schip has named his squad to play Italy and Bosnia in UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying, leaving Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Kostas Manolas and Andreas Samaris out of the team as expected.
ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): John van ‘t Schip has informed Kostas Manolas, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Andreas Samaris that they have only temporarily been excluded from the Greek national team, according to reports from SDNA.
ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): The likes of Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Kostas Manolas, Vasilis Torosidis and Kostas Mitroglou are set to be left out of the national team squad, according to the latest reports.
AGONASPORT SALES: While the soccer season has already provided plenty of thrills and spills in its first few weeks, excitement is now building among fans for another big football-related moment that only comes around every 12 months.
BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): One month after Greece were handed two embarrassing defeats by Italy and Armenia, AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis wonders if the Ethniki even exists in the current federation’s plans.
GREEK FOOTBALL ABROAD: In connection with Kostas Manolas joining Napoli from AS Roma in Serie A, AGONAsport takes a look at the most expensive transfers involving Greek players.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Chaos in the Greek national team continues to unfold as both Sokratis Papastathjopulos and Kostas Manols told officials of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) that the Ethniki will continue on with either them or coach Angelos Anastasiaids.
ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Following the painful UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Armenia, a spat has emerged between Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Angelos Anastasiadis, with the former calling for changes to be made to the Greek national team set-up.
GREEKS ABROAD: Greek centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos played all 90 minutes of the UEFA Europa League final, but he was unable to prevent Arsenal from conceding a heavy 1:4 defeat in Azerbaijan against Chelsea. **HIGHLIGHTS**
ETHNIKI (FOOTBALL): Ahead of the upcoming UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers in June, the Greek national team completed a productive training camp in the Netherlands with a friendly against Turkey set to take place on Thursday in Antalya.
GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: Greek international centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos scored his maiden goal in the English Premier League as Arsenal slipped to a 1:3 defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers. **VIDEO**
GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: Sokratis Papastathopoulos was named to the UEFA Europa League’s ‘Team of the week.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Following last week’s dramatic 2:2 draw against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Group J of UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying, AGONAsport looks at some of the statistics to emerge from the duel.
AGONASPORT SALES: The English Premier League is the pinnacle for players around Europe, and due to the quality of players that Greece has produced, there have been various success stories of Greeks playing in England.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Sokratis Papastathopoulos is expected to miss Greece’s opening EURO 2020 qualifier away to Liechtenstein due to injury.