Faced with a potential exit from the Eurozone, Greece currently finds itself immersed in a major economic and political crisis. As Greek lawmakers scramble to negotiate a bailout package with its European creditors, millions of Greeks continue to suffer under the harsh conditions of austerity imposed on them. But amidst all the chaos, perhaps what’s slipped under the radar is the very realistic possibility of Greek football going bankrupt as a consequence of the financial mess that Greece currently finds itself in. As Greek football faces an existential threat, we analyze the potential impact that this crisis might have on the Greek domestic “Superleague” and its National Football team. Will Greek football be able to ride through all the financial turbulence? Greece Superleague The Eurozone debt crisis has had a devastating impact on the financial health of Greek football clubs. With the outflux of billions of dollars from the Greek economy and an exit from the Eurozone (Grexit) becoming a […]

COSTA RICA V GREECE Arena Pernambuco, Recife Sunday, Jun 29, 2014; 21:00 Hrs BST **** La Sele take on the Greeks in perhaps the most low-key affairs of the knockout stage, nevertheless a place in history beckons for the victor. Costa Ricans have been the surprise package of the tournament; dubbed as the whipping boys of the group of the death, La Sele exceeded all expectations in finishing top of their group ahead of the more favored nations like Italy, England and Uruguay. Greece on the other hand sneaked into the knockout stages by the proverbial skin of their teeth. A place in the quarter finals is now at stake and a showdown with either the Dutch or the Mexicans. A fascinating duel is in store and rest assured no stone would be left unturned as the two nations continue to defy the odds. Team News And Tactics Costa Rica Manager Jorge Luis Pinto’s side owes its success to the […]

World Cup ’10-Day 12: A Day of Dramatic Qualifications & Exits

Day 12 saw a merciful end to a miserable French campaign at the hands of the host, who were also knocked out of the tournament. Nigeria, Africa's last hope of a team in the Round of 16, were denied entry to the next stage by a resolute Korean fightback, while Messi and co. proved to be a handful for the Greeks. Read more to see a summary of the day's highlights.