The Piraeus club, who are likely to appeal against the decision, are in third place and now have 40 points, seven points adrift of leaders AEK
prevailed 2-1 that day as the final was played in front of an empty stadium due to previous incidents of crowd trouble and it proved to be the last game for Olympiakos manager Marco Silva, who is now at Hull.
In a split second, an uphill struggle became an Everest like challenge for Gerard Lyttle's men who saw AEK
win 2-0 thanks to goals either side of the break from Vladimir Boljevic and Joan Tomas.
were already facing the drop after being handed a three-point deduction that had yet to be applied to the standings for crowd violence in their match against fellow strugglers Panthrakikos last weekend.
After scoring a goal in AEK
Athens' Saturday match with Veria, the 20-year-old footballer performed a (http://www.
and the Greek league are considering separate sanctions, the report said.
fans did attack him, not for the last time, when they spotted him lunching in an Athens caf.
His representatives are due to hold talks with Blues about his future and it seems certain he will be put up for grabs and move elsewhere, even if AEK
cannot afford him.
The move was a response to the AEK
players' decision, reported in a previous Boot Room, to head home by taxi for fear of being attacked after the 6-0 drubbing by champions Olympiakos two weeks ago.
manager Dusan Bajevic was at St Mirren Park yesterday on a spying mission ahead of their Europa League showdown with United - and must have left Paisley feeling confident after seeing the Scottish Cup winners toil in a disjointed first-half display.
I talked to the president, who called me and told me how much he wanted me to move to AEK
Bilyaletdinov raced on to Jo's brilliant through-ball to slot past AEK
goalkeeper Sebastian Saja with aplomb after just six minutes, and the Russian midfielder's goal proved the difference on a rain-soaked evening at the Olympic Stadium in Athens.