• Croatia wrap up World Cup spot in Greece Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has heaped praise on his players after they saw off Greece with the minimum of fuss in their playoff tie on Sunday to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup. Nov 12
  • Costa Rica sneaks past Greece on penalties Recife, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) - Costa Rica's magical World Cup journey continued in dramatic fashion on Sunday as Los Ticos advanced to their first- ever quarterfinals after knocking off Greece, 5-3, on penalty kicks after the sides played to a 1-1 draw after extra time at the Arena Pernambuco. Jul 9
  • Resilience helps Greece reach new heights (SportsNetwork.com) - There certainly aren't too many people who would have predicted that Greece and Costa Rica would meet up in the second round at this World Cup. Jul 9
  • Late penalty sees Ivory Coast fall to Greece Fortaleza, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) - The Ivory Coast pressed the self- destruct button at the Estadio Castelao on Tuesday, conceding a late penalty to bow out of the competition behind a 2-1 loss to Greece. Jul 9
  • Ivory Coast, Greece meet in crucial Group C finale Fortaleza, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) - The Ivory Coast and Greece will meet in a crucial Group C match on Tuesday at the Estadio Castelao with a spot in the knockout round on the line. Jul 9
  • Greece, Japan share spoils in scoreless stalemate Natal, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) - There was no separating Greece and Japan at the Estadio das Dunas on Thursday as the two sides shared the spoils in a 0-0 stalemate. Jul 9
  • Greece, Japan eye improvement Natal, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) - Two teams hoping to rebound from tough opening-game losses will meet when Greece clashes with Japan in Group C action Thursday at Estadio das Dunas. Jul 9
  • Greece giving up World Cup bonus Greece's World Cup players want their bonus money to be used to build a new training site for the national team in the cash-strapped country. Jun 30
  • Karagounis bows out as Greece heads home Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis has retired from international football after his country's World Cup elimination in a penalty shoot-out loss to Costa Rica. Jun 30
  • Greece serious about Costa Rican challenge Greece will not take the challenge of Costa Rica lightly when they meet in the second round of the World Cup finals in Recife on Sunday, said coach Fernando Santos after he guided the Greeks to their first ever appearance in the knockout stages. Jun 25
  • Late penalty drama as Greece oust ICoast Georgios Samaras's dramatic injury-time penalty has taken Greece into the World Cup last 16 for the first time ever as they grabbed a 2-1 win which also sent Ivory Coast crashing out. Jun 24
  • Toure bids to lead I Coast to round of 16 Yaya and Kolo Toure will have to shake off their grief over the death of their brother against Greece on Tuesday (Wednesday AEST) as they try to take Ivory Coast into the World Cup knockout stages. Jun 23
  • Goalless Greece takes on resurgent I Coast Nigeria has earned its first victory after a stalemate with Iran, and Ghana held Germany to a 2-2 draw after losing to the United States. Now Ivory Coast is looking for a place in the last 16 by beating Greece on Wednesday (AEST) after its earlier loss to Colombia. Jun 22
  • Greece edges Bolivia 2-1 in World Cup prep Panagiotis Kone ended Greece's nearly four-game goalless streak in the first half to help the European side beat Bolivia 2-1 in their last friendly before heading to Brazil for the World Cup. Jun 6
  • Greece, Nigeria tune up with 0-0 draw Greece and Nigeria played a scoreless draw in a pre-World Cup friendly Tuesday night at the home of the MLS Philadelphia Union. Jun 3
  • Bicep injury rules Sokratis out Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos will miss his country's next World Cup warm-up friendly with African champions Nigeria in the United States on Wednesday after suffering a biceps injury. Jun 1
  • Sokratis ruled out of Greek friendly Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos will miss his country's next World Cup warm-up friendly with African champions Nigeria after suffering a biceps injury. Jun 1
  • World Cup 2014 Preview: Greece hopes to channel '04 spirit (SportsNetwork.com) - The Greece national team reached its pinnacle in 2004 with a triumph in the European Championships. May 31
  • Greeks test themselves against Portugal Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos says Saturday's friendly with Portugal is a good test ahead of the World Cup, which begins next month. May 29
  • Injured Mitroglou makes Greece squad Fulham striker Kostas Mitroglou has made Greece's final 23-man World Cup squad despite a roller coaster season. May 19