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104 football hooligans charged with gang membership, premeditated murder

Four felony charges and seven misdemeanor charges were read to each of 104 individuals, all of whom except one appeared before an Athens prosecutor on Wednesday for their involvement in bloody clashes between rival football club supporters in the Athens district of Nea Philadelphia on Monday night. Most of the …

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Twelve young hooligans found guilty of murdering Alkis Kambanos in Thessaloniki

Twelve young hooligans were found unanimously guilty of murdering a 19-year-old football fan and injuring two of his friends, by a mixed jury court of Thessaloniki on Thursday. The victim Alkis Kambanos was murdered in the northern city in February 2022 following a football game involving the team the defendants …

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Hooligans attack and injure man outside Court in downtown Athens

A group of hooligans attacked and injured a man outside the Athens Court of Appeal on Wednesday morning. The attackers were not even bothered by the presence of police squads in the area, which is supposed to be one of the most protected in downtown Athens.. According to media, a …

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Thessaloniki: 12. suspect in the murder of 19-year-old man by hooligans surrenders to police

A 21-year-old suspect turned himself to the authorities on Monday morning. He is 12th young man to be arrested in the murder case of 19-year-old Alkis Kambanos by football hooligans in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on February 1. The suspect, who has previously been identified by other suspects as “Dinos,” is …

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Hooligans attack home of Panathinaikos owner, Giannakopoulos VIDEO

Armed with stones, sticks and knives hooligans attacked the home of Dimitris Giannakopoulos on Wednesday evening, a day after the owner of Panathinaikos BC announced that he sells the basketball club for 25 million euros. The hooligans, around 100 people on 50 motorbikes arrived at Giannakopoulos’ home in Kifissia suburb …

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Police arrests one of the hooligans who attacked Bayern fans

Greek Police has arrested one man as one of the hooligans who attacked fans of Bayern Munich, injuring four of them on Tuesday evening. The 31-year-old man reportedly belongs to the organized fans of Olympiacos. According to Alpha TV, the man was among the group of some 60 hooligans who …

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Hooligans attack Bayern fans ahead of Youth League match with Olympiacos

Olympiacos hooligans attacked Bayern Munich fans with sticks and fireworks ahead of the youth game between the two teams in Piraeus on Tuesday evening. At least four German fans of Bayern Munich were injured when dozens of men barged into Olympiacos’ training center in Rendi, Athens, during a game between …

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Patras: Soccer hooligans stab one policeman on the back and beat another one

Hooligans stabbed on the back the head of the police force as riot police and Olympiacos fans clashed outside Ayias football stadium in Patras. The clashes started when some 100 Olympiacos fans attempted to enter the stadium without tickets. Riot police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd.  During the clashes …

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Hooligansism Prevails Over Greek Soccer (Videos)

Hooliganism prevailed over soccer, and the so-called Derby between the “Eternal Enemies” Panathinaikos and Olympiakos was abandoned after fans set stadium seats on fire and hurled petrol bombs, plastic chairs and fire extinguishers at the pitch. The riot police fired tear gas as young fans without tickets tried to storm the OAKA …

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DNA of Greek soccer fan found on knife with blood traces of slain AEK fan Katsouris

New evidence has emerged in the investigation into the murder of AEK F.C. fan Michalis Katsouris during clashes with Croatian football hooligans in Athens last August, police sources revealed on Monday. Citing the police sources, state-run news agency amna reported that the DNA of a 35-year-old Greek football supporter has …

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Police arrests Greek hooligan over bloody soccer incidents

Greek police arrested a 43-year-old Panathinaikos FC fan, a hooligan already known to police from the past. The arrest warrant had been issued for his participation in the bloody incidents in New Philadelphia during which 29-year-old Michalis Katsouris was murdered. It is noted that the Panathinaikos fan was identified by …

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Greece’s measures against soccer fans violence; UEFA: “Violence is the cancer of football”

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that the associations of organized soccer clubs fans  will close and only one official association will remain open for each team and operate at each football club’s headquarters. The Greek PM made this announcement after a broad meeting  with the participation of UEFA President Aleksander …

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