Thursday Jul 31, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
32o C
25o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Santos will step down after World Cup

Greece's soccer association (EPO) has said national coach Fernando Santos will step down following the World Cup in Brazil, after a successful four-year term on the job that saw the country rise to 12th place in the the FIFA world rankings.

Association director Giorgos Sarris said on Thursday that he would "continue to offer [Santos] full support until his final day in his position."

The 59-year-old Santos, a Portuguese veteran coach in Greek leagues, took over the national team in 2010, after 2004 European Championship winner Otto Rehhagel retired.

Santos cautiously weaned Greece away from a heavily defensive game, maintaining an impressive 24-13-4 record to reach the 2012 European Championship and the summer World Cup finals in Brazil, where Greece faces Colombia, Japan and Ivory Coast. [AP]

ekathimerini.com , Thursday February 27, 2014 (15:00)  
Goalless draw at Liege puts Greens in driving seat
Greek league recruits former referee Dallas
Veronas Moras donates bone marrow to brother
Juventus loans Bouy to Panathinaikos
Oppositions bid to remove articles from forestry bill fails
Parliament rejected an appeal on Thursday by opposition parties to have some parts of a forestry bill deemed unconstitutional and removed from the legislation package. The coalition majority...
Man dies after being shot outside his house near Thessaloniki
A man has died and two others are being treated in the hospital after a shooting in Dendropotamo near Thessaloniki on Thursday. The dead man has been identified as a 60-year-old Roma, who wa...
Inside News
Greek retail sales drop 3.8 pct y/y in May
Greek retail sales by volume fell 3.8 percent in May compared to the same month last year, after a downwardly revised 7.1 percent rise in April, statistics service ELSTAT said on Thursday. A...
Euro bonds in seven-month surge as ECB boosts Italy to Germany
Euro-area government bonds were set for their longest monthly winning streak in nine years after weak data from retail sales to factory output signaled European Central Bank efforts to reviv...
Inside Business
COMMENTARY
Summer turbulence
High summer temperatures appear to have messed with the reflexes of officials at the top echelons of Greeces power-sharing administration. A sense of anxiety has gripped the political syste...
EDITORIAL
Capital upgrade
After years of financial troubles, the city of Athens is finally buzzing with tourists. Despite some encouraging figures however, the Greek capital has not quite managed to become a destinat...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Greek retail sales drop 3.8 pct y/y in May
2. Oppositions bid to remove articles from forestry bill fails
3. Euro bonds in seven-month surge as ECB boosts Italy to Germany
4. Man dies after being shot outside his house near Thessaloniki
5. Greece may ignore EU and lower energy costs for business, says minister
6. Fake psychic caught in Thessaloniki after gaining 35,000 from victim
more news
Today
This Week
1. Motorists refusing to pay tolls on Corinth-Kalamata highway to be monitored
2. Euro flows reveal shift in sentiment as losses mount
3. EU puzzles over emergency funds for euro area bank crisis agency
4. Only 5 percent of stores see brisker business during this year's summer sales
5. Fake psychic caught in Thessaloniki after gaining 35,000 from victim
6. Greece may ignore EU and lower energy costs for business, says minister
Today
This Week
1. Quadriplegic woman on life support 'dies due to unpaid power bills'
2. Hedge fund Dromeus turns Greek tragedy to triumph with 160 pct gain
3. Defense Minister Avramopoulos to represent Greece at European Commission
4. Front-line threats
5. Wine cup used by Pericles found in grave north of Athens
6. Greece names fifth privatization agency chief in four years
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.