Noted Portuguese coach Fernando Santos on Thursday was tapped as the new manager of the Greek national football team, succeeding Otto Rehhagel. An announcement issued by the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) underlined that “Fernando Santos will be the new coach of the national team for the next two years, following a unanimous decision by the […]
Insight information from the World Cup 2010 in South Africa focusing on Greece.
GREEKSOCCER.com Early reports have indicated that Fernando Santos will take over as manager of the Greek National Team by 10 July. The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) confirmed earlier in the week that Otto Rehhagel had submitted his resignation as national team boss after Greece crashed out of the 2010 FIFA World Cup following a 2-0 […]
Greece’s 2-0 defeat to Argentina in the preliminary round of the World Cup on Tuesday evening also marked the end of an era for the country’s national football team. In a meeting with players on Wednesday, national team coach Otto Rehhagel announced his departure after nine years which, among others, saw Greece twice making it […]
For 77 breathtaking minutes, millions of Greek fans across the globe were enthralled with the spectacular goalkeeping heroics of Alexandros the Great.[...]
Tuesday will provide a definitive ninety minutes for the Greek national team as Otto Rehhagel’s men prepare to lock horns with giants Argentina in a pivotal final fixture. The Peter Mokaba Stadium will be the venue for the most important match for the Greeks since their EURO 2004 triumph in Portugal six years ago.
Argentina coach Diego Maradona has quashed suggestions that he may rest current World Player of the Year Leo Messi by saying that it would be “a sin” to leave him out of Argentina’s final Group B game against Greece. Maradona experimented with a radically different line-up in training and it had been thought that he […]
Greeks are wary of facing Argentina on “unlucky Tuesday” but until then are rejoicing in [...]
Greece claimed its first World Cup win, rallying to beat 10-man Nigeria 2-1 in [...]
France, Argentina, England, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Brazil and Spain, have been the world’s most powerful teams in the recent years. Most of them, however, failed to impress us in this first round of group stage games. Except Germany with a rout of Australia (4-0) and possibly (many will argue) Argentina’s win over Nigeria (1-0), none […]
Greece face a must-win clash with Nigeria on Thusday after [...]
The reasons behind our coach’s decisions on our game against the Koreans last Friday, have been a rather interesting topic. It’s quite bold, to present a starting eleven that has never been tested in any friendly match or even worse, at any practice session. Let’s try and understand him. Ever since we won the European […]
Most sports papers focus on Sunday morning on Otto Rehhagel alleged errors of judgement and tactical moves, with one of them going as far as suggesting to the squad to return to Greece immediately if they are to play like that! “Greek slaves to Otto”, says Goal News on its front page, referring to “crimes” […]