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This weekend's qualification fixture against Northern Ireland in Belfast was called off twice due to massive snowfall. But with the cancellation, we move on to a very high profile friendly match against Brazil at Stamford Bridge in London. Fabio Capello and his men view this as a major learning experience as they prepare to face Portugal in June.
Capello's team is ... [read more]
Greece displayed a terrible match performance today against Bosnia in Zenica. Edin Džeko scored two headed goals from free kicks while an Orestis Karnezis penalty blunder provided them with the third tally. The Greek fans were largely silenced as the final whistle was blown. Naturally every Greek fan is upset because this makes direct qualification more difficult. However the elevation ... [read more]
Just a day from now, Russia will be taking on Northern Ireland in Belfast to continue an undefeated perfect run in their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign. So far, Russia defeated Northern Ireland, Israel, Portugal, and Azerbaijan. This match will set the stage for the Lisbon showdown against Portugal in June.
Capello and his men know that anything less than a ... [read more]
The 2014 qualifying campaign is at the most critical point. The upcoming match against Bosnia-Herzegovina will decide Group G. With Greece and their Balkan neighbors on level points, a win or loss will change the group. A win will send Greece to the top with a three point cushion while a loss will make direct qualification difficult.
Both teams come into ... [read more]
Russia powered past a weak Iceland team today in what was their first match of 2013 and warmup for the World Cup qualifiers in March. Fabio Capello stated his team were not entirely fit but despite that, playing at a neutral venue in Spain, the team looked cool and calm as both goals were scored from neat buildup plays. Roman ... [read more]
The Greek national team witnessed quite a few transfers this season. Many players moving to clubs in order to get more playing time while others who should have moved, transfers did not materialize for them. Here is a brief overview.
Transfers that happened:
Giorgios Karagounis - Panathiniakos to Fulham
Karagounis was dropped after having been released from Panathiniakos but managed to secure a ... [read more]
Every transfer winter window, talk of Arshavin leaving the Emirates seems to occupy the gossip columns. Most of the time it is refuted by either Arsene Wenger or by Arshavin himself. In January 2010, there was talk the player would leave early with speculated destinations in Spain, France, and Italy. A year ... [read more]
A brief reaction to losing the friendly against Japan: Le Foot en Bleu.com ... [read more]
As the October round of the fixtures approaches, Greece will be facing Bosnia-Herzagovina and Slovakia, two side that contend for the top spot. Greece and Bosnia have a shared history from the Euro 2008 qualifiers. In October 2006, Greece walked out of Zenica with three points from a 4-0 victory. Roughly, ... [read more]
Fernando Santos has revealed his squad today for the upcoming qualifiers against Bosnia-Herzegovina on October 12 and Slovakia on October 16. Greece head into this round with six points from two games, just behind their Balkan opponents thanks to goal difference. With the strong opposition, Santos has opted for a strong squad, naming only two potential debutants. Giorgos Karagounis has ... [read more]
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- Call-up for the Scotland and Czech Republic matches
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