Greece given heroes' welcome home
Greece's World Cup squad received a heroes' welcome home on their return to Athens on Tuesday after reaching the World Cup last 16 for the first time in their history.
Santos comments attract criticism back in Greece
Outgoing Greece coach Fernando Santos has angered sections of the local media and soccer figures by claiming that some of his players were more interested in personal success than...
Karagounis bows out after 139 caps
Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis announced his retirement from an international football career spanning 139 caps over 15 years following his team's World Cup round of 16 exit.
Santos rues waste of extra time as Greece exit
Greece wasted a golden opportunity to beat 10-man Costa Rica in extra time before exiting the World Cup on penalties, coach Fernando Santos said on Sunday.
Costa Rica stun Greece to reach last eight
Costa Rica secured a place in the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time on Sunday after beating Greece 5-3 on penalties after the teams finished level at 1-1 after extra time
Costa Rica reject favourites tag
Coach Jorge Luis Pinto fought to maintain Costa Rica's underdog status Friday as they prepare to face Greece in the last 16 on Sunday.
Samaras penalty sends Greece through
A stoppage time penalty from Giorgios Samaras sent Greece into the last 16 of the World Cup for the first time with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ivory Coast.
Mourning Toure seeks to lead Elephants
Yaya and Kolo Toure will have to shake off their grief over the death of their brother against Greece on Tuesday as they try to take Ivory Coast into the World Cup knock-out...
Ivory Coast hope for third time lucky
Greece and Ivory Coast are both appearing at their third World Cup and neither has ever reached the second round, but that could change on Tuesday.
‘Bust-up behind us ahead of Japan decider’
Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos insists a training ground bust-up between Giorgos Tzavellas and Giannis Maniatis is past history as they focus on a Group C clash against...