GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Angelos Anastasiadis, the head coach of the Greek national team, has named his squad for the opening two UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Bosnia on the road, notably including a pair of Aris players and two more from Omonoia Nicosia.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Recently, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) confirmed that the Pankritio Stadium in Heraklion will be used as the Greek national team’s home, but with OFI fans protesting against the decision, Larissa has decided to give the organisation a new option.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: In a blow to the Greek national team, key defender Kostas Manolas has picked up a muscular injury, which means he will probably miss the upcoming UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Bosnia.
EPO: Three former presidents of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) were handed suspended jail sentences on Thursday by an Athens court for their involvement in the notorious “Health Card” scandal involving the loss of over €29 million.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: When becoming head coach of the Greek national team, Angelos Anastasiadis did his best to persuade Jose Cholevas to make a return to the international scene, but his efforts have proved fruitless.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: In a recent interview, Greek national team head coach Angelos Anastasiadis revealed that he’s interested in securing the services of former Albanian youth international Fiorin Durmishaj, with the Panionios player reportedly willing to represent Greece.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) was hoping to stage two Greek national team matches in June at the Karaiskakis Stadium, but after its request was rejected, the organisation is now resigned to choosing the unpopular Olympic Stadium.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: On Tuesday, it became known that 2004 European champion Stelios Giannakopoulos has returned to the Greek national team in the role of assistant coach, while the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) seem keen on playing two upcoming matches at the Karaiskakis Stadium.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: As expected, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) confirmed that the Pankritio Stadium will become the next home of the senior Greek national team, however the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches against Italy and Armenia will take place at a different arena.
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.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: In an interesting development, a brand new training centre for the Greek national team in Spata is in the pipeline, while experienced left-back Jose Cholevas is contemplating a return to the international scene.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: As expected, the Greek national team will play in Crete the next four years, with the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) president Evangelos Grammenos confirming that the Ethniki Omada will call the Pankritio Stadium home until 2023.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Reports have emerged that the EPO has reached out to former international left back Jose Holebas for a recall into the Ethniki squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers. The Watford man is in career best form, scoring and assisting for fun, as his side are sitting pretty in 7th in the English Premier League. This outstanding form has led to attempts to lure him back into the Ethniki fold.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: 2018 was a year to forget for the Ethniki, as it seemed every step forward led to another two backwards. It has been nothing but misery for fans of the Greek National Football Team ever since the penalty shootout loss at the 2014 FIFA World Cup last 16 at the hands of Costa Rica.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: On Saturday, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) officially revealed that Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania will make a joint bid to host UEFA Euro 2028 and the 2030 FIFA World Cup, with the four countries eager to prove their strength to the rest of the world.
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: While the Greek national football team has the distinction of being one of the 10 national teams to win the UEFA European Championship, they have yet to win a FIFA World Cup.
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: As expected, the Pankritio Stadium is set to become the new home for the senior Greek national team, with all indications pointing towards an official announcement in the near future.