Kostas Rougkalas is a Greek Under-19 international defender who recently skippered Olympiakos against Europe’s elite academy sides in the NextGen series.
AEK Athens youngster Giorgos Katidis has told a Greek FA disciplinary committee that he is not a ‘nazi or fascist’.
Olympiakos defender Vasilis Torosidis has announced that he will not be renewing his contract with the Greek champions following a resplendent six-year spell in Piraeus.
Panathinaikos have the chance to qualify for the Europa League knockout stage if they can overcome Tottenham at White Hart Lane tonight.
Following Olympiakos’ match with Arsenal in the Champions League on Wednesday, it is the turn of Panathinaikos to take on north London opposition.
Greece’s top two sides face English opposition this week in what could prove to be a pivotal few days for Hellenic football.
Fernando Santos leads Greece into this summer’s Euro 2012 tournament in a calm yet confident mood.
Skoda Xanthi are not renowned for their big name players or first class scouting system. George Boateng and Tomasz Radzinski are probably the most established names to have played for Marinos Ouzounidis’ side in recent years. That could soon change, however.
A new year represents a time to repent those sins of the past. For Greek football, those remnants of match fixing and corruption still linger over the country with efforts to clear its name far from complete just yet.
Greece will open next summer’s Euro 2012 tournament against Poland just as they did eight years ago in Portugal, where Otto Rehhagel’s side eventually went on to lift the trophy and surpass expectations of everyone in the game.
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