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Olympiacos CFP have been confirmed as Greek champions after a case that would have seen them docked three points was dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The destination of the title had been thrown into doubt after Apollon Kalamarias FC appealed against a decision to award them a technical defeat in a game against Olympiacos on 3 February, which the strugglers won 1-0. Kalamarias were penalised for fielding a player, Roman Wallner, who had already played for two clubs this season – Scottish sides Falkirk FC and Hamilton Academical FC.

Kalamarias petitioned the CAS, preventing the Hellenic Football Federation from handing the Greek crown to Olympiacos. AEK Athens FC would have triumphed had the CAS overturned the original decision, but in the event the independent Lausanne-based body upheld the first ruling – enabling Olympiacos to celebrate their 36th league title and their eleventh in the last 12 campaigns.

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Was it faxed to them?
 

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well if the guy wasn't eligible, they should've ****ing better known better. Rules are rules.
 

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Olympiakos should hand their tainted trophy to the illegal Kalamaria player for he is the main reason why Olympiakos won the title. Oympiakos is so lucky for being at the right place and at the right time for Kalamaria to field an illegal player.

AEK scored the most goals, allowed the fewest goals, had the best goal diferential, the most wins, the fewest losses, the best goal scorer (Blanco), and the most assists (Rivaldo). Since Olympiakos is the champion on paper, and "scored" 3 goals against a Kalamaria team that beat them 1-0, then those 3 goals should be awarded to Kovacevic, the Olympiakos player who was second on the top goal-scorer list, 2 goals behind AEK's Blanco, and make him the top goal-scorer on paper as well? This is possible, for the head of EPO, Gagatsis, worked for Olympiakos from 1995-1997 as a general adviser/consultant.

Why not have the AEK-Olympiakos 4-0 game declared null and void as well? AEK should boycott the playoffs. I hope Aris does Greek soccer a favor on May 17 and beat Olympiakos.

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Olympiakos are champions of the court (in more ways than one) and AEK are champions on the pitch.
Interesting.

I mean the thing is. Its olympiakos every time .Whether it be refs, illegal players are results over turned. They are dodgey as anything and when there was rumours about match fixing in greece, everyone knew where to look.
 

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Interesting.

I mean the thing is. Its olympiakos every time .Whether it be refs, illegal players are results over turned. They are dodgey as anything and when there was rumours about match fixing in greece, everyone knew where to look.
Interesting.

It sounds just like Porto.
 

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well if the guy wasn't eligible, they should've ****ing better known better. Rules are rules.
The Greek FA gave him clearance to play, because FIFA modified the rules in January. But then it became apparant that the rule change which means players can play for 3 clubs in a season, wont take into effect until the new season in August.

The Greek FA then somehow decided that it was Kalamaria's fault they messed up :rollani:
 

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The Greek FA gave him clearance to play, because FIFA modified the rules in January. But then it became apparant that the rule change which means players can play for 3 clubs in a season, wont take into effect until the new season in August.

The Greek FA then somehow decided that it was Kalamaria's fault they messed up :rollani:
complete joke but everybody knows what Olympiakos is really worth anyway, they've shown it enough in the CL

champions of Greece 11 seasons out of the last 12 and yet they've made it past the 1st round only twice and didn't get a single away win during their first 10 years in the competition. I tend to believe what some Greek fans are telling about them: they are not the best club in Greece, they're simply the most corrupt one
 

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The Greek FA gave him clearance to play, because FIFA modified the rules in January. But then it became apparant that the rule change which means players can play for 3 clubs in a season, wont take into effect until the new season in August.

The Greek FA then somehow decided that it was Kalamaria's fault they messed up :rollani:

That explains a lot :yuck:
 

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Olympiakos wins Greek league in court

Mother****ing cheating bastards :mad:

Olympiakos should be stripped of their title and be automatically rewarded to AEK.

Football should be decided on a football pitch not in a bloody court.:thmbdown:
 

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It will show once again in the champs league next year.

Their corrupt behaviour costs Greece though, because season upon season the country loses vital coefficiant points and loses european points, although i believe they gained this year.

But anyway.... The fact that the boss of the Greek Fed. is an ex olympiakos official shows everything.
 

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The case is not over. The CAS decision was based on the relevance of AK's case, not on the root cause of EPO's decision: Walners legality. Its about ****ing time someone challenges the discusting corrupt system.
 
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