Olympiacos F.C.

Marinakis blasts Kokkalis, Melissanidis regarding Olympiakos FC, vested interests

FC Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis has made bombshell charges against Petros and Sokratis Kokkalis [the business tycoon who previously owned Olympiacos], as well as against businessman and AEK FC owner Dimitris Melissanidis and PAOK FC owner Ivan Savvidis.

Officer hurt in attack on patrol car after soccer match

A police officer sustained minor injuries during an attack on a patrol car in Piraeus on Sunday shortly after a soccer match at the Karaiskaki stadium

The attack involved 10 people sticks and stones and came shortly after Olympiakos beat visiting Xanthi 4-0.

The patrol car was damaged in the assault which ended without arrests as the assailants fled.
 

Pitch Your Failure | Athens | November 23

Impact Hub presents "Pitch Your Failure," an event where four social entrepreneurs from Greece, Cyprus, Morocco and Spain will talk about their failures rather than their successes. The November 23 event, which starts at 7 p.m., is organized with the support of ChangemakerXchange, Ashoka, the Goethe Institute in Athens and UIDU.

Olympiacos beats Burnley 3-1, gets closer to UEFA Europa League groups

Olympiacos FC beat Burnley FC 3-1 at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus on Thursday to move closer to the UEFA Europa League group stage.

The score opened for Olympiacos in the 19th minute with Kostas Fortounis, but the English team equalized in the 33rd minute with a penalty shot by Chris Wood.

Olympiakos confirms hiring of Spanish coach Oscar Garcia

Greek champion Olympiakos Piraeus appointed Oscar Garcia Junyent as their new coach on Friday, just 24 hours after axing former incumbent Takis Lemonis.

The Piraeus giant, who has won the Greek top flight a record 44 times, announced the arrival of the Spaniard in a brief statement on its website (www.olympiacos.org).

Changes ahead for the national team context after World Cup elimination

Many things are about to change in the national team set-up following the elimination to Croatia from the 2018 World Cup, but manager Michael Skibbe is not one of them.

After 12 years at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, the national team will likely relocate to the Olympic Stadium of Athens and the Kaftanzoglio Stadium in Thessaloniki.

Olympiakos – Barcelona 0-0 (FINAL)

For any team in Europe, a game with Barcelona is a huge challenge. The more so for Olympiacos who is still looking for a good start since the beginning of the season and comes after a defeat from Panathinaikos.

Olympiacos was excellent, during the game keeping Barcelona at a safe distance and having a few good moments for a goal.

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