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Greek minister blasts FIFA, UEFA 'ultimatum'

Greek deputy sports minister Stavros Kontonis said on Wednesday he does not accept ultimatums by world and European soccer's governing bodies FIFA and UEFA.
eKathimerini: April 23, 2015

Gov't on collision course with FIFA, UEFA

The leftist Greek government appears on a collision course with world and European soccer's governing bodies FIFA and UEFA over plans announced on Thursday to tackle violence in domestic sport.
eKathimerini: April 16, 2015

Cyprus soccer eyes reunion after 60-year divorce

Aiming to end 60 years of sporting isolation, Turkish Cypriots in the breakaway north applied Monday to join the Cyprus Football Association which runs the game on the divided island.
France 24: March 30, 2015

Greek league set to resume without fans for two weeks

The Greek Super League will resume this weekend after a one-week suspension because of violence at stadiums, but all top-flight matches will be played without fans for the next two weeks.
ESPN Soccernet: March 4, 2015

Asteras Tripolis: The Arcadians Set To Tackle Giants In The Europa League

Asteras Tripolis, a modest club in Greece, is about to take his maiden bow in a major European competition against historic clubs: Tottenham, Besiktas and Partizan Belgrade
Midfield Maestro: September 17, 2014

Beckenbauer banned for snubbing Qatar probe

Former Germany great Franz Beckenbauer was banned from football for 90 days by FIFA on Friday for not cooperating with an investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.
Herald Online: June 13, 2014

Michel Platini withdraws Sepp Blatter Fifa presidency support

Uefa president Michel Platini say he will not support his Fifa counterpart Sepp Blatter at next year's election.
BBC: June 13, 2014

Man Utd vs Olympiakos: A Night Of Destiny At The Theatre Of Dreams

Olympiakos face a fight to win a seat at the table of Europe's elite 8 clubs, as well as the respect of the British press.
Midfield Maestro: March 17, 2014

FIFA are Contemplating a New Fourth Substitution Rule: Necessary or Short-sighted?

FIFA are considering a change to the rules, enabling the introduction of a fourth substitution during extra time. The intention will be to maintain the "technical quality" & protect players from fatigue-induced-injuries. Not only is this unnecessary but it also negatively affects the competitiveness of football
Midfield Maestro: February 7, 2012