AEK Athens Has a Match Called Off Due to Pitch-Side Problems

The highly anticipated game between AEK Athens and Atromitos was abruptly postponed on Sunday, disappointing Greek football fans. Even though the game was supposed to start in the afternoon, things unexpectedly changed when visitors AEK voiced their displeasure with the Peristeri stadium’s tall goals. Match officials arrived on the scene quickly and started taking measurements of each goal’s height.

Referees gathered around the goals and used measuring tapes to establish the precise heights of each one as they soon realized that the two goals were of different heights. It was carried out after AEK warned the referees of a potential issue they had identified during a pre-game pitch check. The inspection went on for a while before the referees could finally identify the big problem with the crossbars. Continue reading AEK Athens Has a Match Called Off Due to Pitch-Side Problems

AEK Athens Win Against Rivals


Levi Garcia, a striker for the senior men’s football team of T&T, scored and assisted in Sunday’s Greece Super League victory over Panetolikos FC at the OPAP Arena in Greece for AEK Athens. Sergio Araujo, a former Argentina youth international, scored the first goal for AEK in the 12th minute. The 25-year-old scored his 11th goal of the season in the 35th minute on a feed from Ehsan Haji Safi, giving AEK a 2-0 lead. Joao Pedro Silva scored a penalty kick to make it 2-2 for Panetolikos five minutes before the halftime break.

Orbelin Pineda gave AEK back their two-goal lead six minutes after the game resumed, and Garcia set up Nordin Amrabat for their fourth goal in the 55th to seal the victory. This was an important victory for the greek club as the league has been very competitive this year round with multiple teams vouching to reach the top spot. Continue reading AEK Athens Win Against Rivals

AEK Athens Looking to Strengthen Squad

At the moment, AEK Athens is putting together a transfer campaign for the upcoming season to bring in the best players. This is a club that is around for almost 100 years and has always been regarded as one of the most important clubs in Greece. As such, it always had plenty of money to spend on players who can help them win more football games.

For the upcoming season, AEK Athens is looking to strengthen its squad by adding new players. The Greek club has been linked with many players from around Europe, including Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and Bayern Munich defender Gianluca Gaudino, AC Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo and Fiorentina striker Mario Pasalic. The club is also reportedly interested in signing former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby from Paris St Germain this summer. Continue reading AEK Athens Looking to Strengthen Squad


Josh Bowler has only made three appearances since leaving Blackpool and already reports are suggesting his loan move to Greece has turned sour. The 23-year-old was once again left out of Olympiakos’ squad at the weekend as they edged past lowly OFI 2-1 to remain third in the table behind AEK Athens and leaders Panathinaikos. The winger, who completed a deadline day move to Nottingham Forest before immediately being sent out on loan to Athens, initially looked to have started brightly under former Huddersfield Town boss Carlos Corberan.

But Corberan was axed after just 11 games in charge, leading to the return of former manager Michel Gonzalez, who has yet to hand Bowler a minute of action. The ex-Everton man was spotted watching the Seasiders on Saturday, albeit from the comfort of his own home via iFollow. After witnessing Blackpool’s return to winning ways with a much-needed 3-1 victory against Watford, Bowler posted on his Instagram stories: “Jerry Yates you beauty, what a guy”, in reference to his former teammate’s match-winning brace. Continue reading             HOW HAS JOSH BOWLER BEEN GETTING ON SINCE LEAVING BLACKPOOL?


Newly promoted Premier League side Nottingham Forest opted out of the deal to sign French international defender DjibrilSidibe after they chose Ivorian national team skipper Serge Aurier over him as revealed by French publication L’Equipe.

Nottingham Forest had already agreed a deal with Sidibe on a free transfer as at last month  before the Premier League side settled for Aurier in the quest to find a suitable competitor for Welshman Neco Williams on the right side of their five-man defence. Aurier is a better attacking right-sided fullback than new AEK Athens player Sidibe though the Frenchman is more versatile as he can play as the right-sided centre back in a five-man defence. Continue reading FOREST CHOOSE AURIER OVER SIDIBE


Greek club AEK Athens and three other European clubs are keen on signing Barcelona defender Oscar Mingueza this summer. This is according to the latest reports coming out of the Spanish media. The aforementioned Mingueza is not in the long-term plans of manager Xavi Hernandez at Barcelona and he could leave the club before the end of this summer’s transfer window. Catalan media outlet Mundo Deportivo reported the interest of several European teams in Mingueza.

As stated earlier, AEK Athens are one of four clubs on the trail of Barcelona star Mingueza this summer. Apart from AEK Athens, Italian side Genoa, German club TSG Hoffenheim and Spanish outfit Celta Vigo are also interested in signing Mingueza. Continue reading AEK, THREE OTHERS EYEING MINGUEZA