Tag: olympiacos

How far can Marco Silva go in his managerial career?

MARCO SILVA HAS MADE A BIG IMPRESSION in his short time in English football. Arriving with a burgeoning reputation, the improvement in results and style of football he’s managed to produce with…

The incredible life and times of Greek hero Giorgios Koudas

THERE ARE MANY PURPORTED REASONS for Thessalonians to dislike Athenians. It just so happens that football provides an adequate vehicle for espousing such hostilities. Indeed, the sporting arena has acted as an opportune…

A Tale of One City: Athens

This feature is a part of A Tale of One City Hyperbole is a common feature throughout the football world, from self-effacing irony to full-blown delusion. As the first torrential downpour of this…

Vic Buckingham: the Englishman history forgot

“FUCK BETIS” boomed the respectable looking but somewhat eccentric Englishman to his bemused Barcelona players in the Camp Nou dressing room. He then proceeded to take them by further surprise as he aimed a…