Videos have been going viral of Turkish Fans booing during the one minute silence for the victims of the Paris Attack observed before their match against Greece. One fan has gone on record to state that it was a big misunderstanding.
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 […]
10-man Costa Rica show resilience and grit to win over Greece and progress through to the quarter-final of the World Cup for the first time in their history.
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 […]
Luis Suarez dominated headlines as Uruguay ousted Italy 1-0. Colombia and Greece advanced, and England bowed out meekly on Day 13 of the World Cup.
England face Uruguay with World Cup dreams on the line, while one of Colombia and Ivory Coast could book their place in the next round from Group C.
World Cup 2014 Matchday 3 Preview – Colombia Take On Greece, Ivory Coast Face Off Against Japan and Group of Death kicks off.
TheHardTackle analyses Group C in the FIFA World Cup 2014, which has Columbia, Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan.
The clash of two contrasting playing styles in this match has significant political overtones. Both Germany and Greece are efficient in their own unique way. Check out TheHardTackle's preview of the second quarterfinal.
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.