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In Greece, referees are refusing to officiate matches in the football Super League

Dean Hall
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In Greece, referees are refusing to officiate matches in the football Super League

The scandal in Greek football has taken a new turn. Representatives of Olympiacos were extremely dissatisfied with the refereeing after a recent match against Volos. It's worth noting that both teams ended the match with 10 players and drew 2-2. However, despite the draw, the referees twice disallowed Olympiacos' goals. As a result, clashes erupted in the stands, and fans threatened to rush onto the field towards the referees. Police had to use tear gas, inadvertently affecting several players who found themselves in the midst of the events.

The scandal has now escalated further. Referees are refusing to officiate matches in the championship due to safety concerns.

The issue lies in the fact that Greek football periodically finds itself in the midst of scandals, often involving accusations of corruption and match-fixing. The Olympiacos versus Volos match is far from an isolated incident.

Greek referees often become targets of severe attacks from fans. However, the cause isn't always related to match-fixing. This aggression is often sparked by poor refereeing, attributed to the qualification and preparation of the referees.

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