Two days after he had to watch his basketball team…

Two days after he had to watch his basketball team ignominiously forfeit a match to archrival Panathinaikos because of fan misbehavior, Olympiakos President Socrates Kokkalis (c) announced yesterday that the club will only issue block tickets for all remaining home games this season and not for individual games. The measure is aimed at ensuring better crowd control. About 150 members of the «Original» fan club weathered the heavy snowfall of recent days to turn up outside Santos’s home in Kifissia, northern Athens, around midnight on Monday to plead for his return. Among the group was a wheelchair-bound fan, Nikos Xyrokostas, who incurred his injury at an AEK game.

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