Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

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Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by Bosscat » Mon Mar 09, 2020 12:32 pm

Looks like the 1000 Wolves fans with tickets for and travel booked won't be allowed into Athens....

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.co ... l/51793965

Apologies if this has been mentioned before...

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by Spike » Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:29 pm

The Greek police will love that -nasty bunch that lot!

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by claptrappers_union » Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:53 pm

Spike wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:29 pm
The Greek police will love that -nasty bunch that lot!
The police, you mean?

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Post by IanMcL » Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:46 pm

Damn shame for any fan to pay those fortunes and not get a match.

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by ClaretTony » Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:49 pm

Don't think any decision has been made yet but it is looking increasingly likely that it will be behind closed doors

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Post by Blackrod » Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:02 pm

Be nice to see the Olympiakos management and staff be forced to watch behind closed doors. I much prefer fairly contested matches.

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Post by Claret32yrs » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:04 pm

I'd think an empty stadium there would benefit Wolves slightly. Twelfth man and all that. Their lot are quite intimidating at home.

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by Vegas Claret » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:57 pm

ClaretTony wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:49 pm
Don't think any decision has been made yet but it is looking increasingly likely that it will be behind closed doors
announced it on the TV over here that it's behind closed doors

Daft decision, can't have footy without a crowd. Better to call an end to the season, award us the title and relegate Brighton imho :D

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by ClaretTony » Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:18 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:57 pm
announced it on the TV over here that it's behind closed doors

Daft decision, can't have footy without a crowd. Better to call an end to the season, award us the title and relegate Brighton imho :D
It’s been announced now. Hadn’t been when I posted.

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Post by nighty » Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:20 pm

waste of money for those fans ,lost plane tickets etc , a complete over reaction i feel , anyway those nasty accy clarets lot who got banned from entry into our game over there , harwood and rishtoners i think will know what its like wasting flight money etc
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Post by IanMcL » Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:43 pm

They will have to play a soundtrack!

Olympiakos Olympiakos

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by JohnMac » Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:50 pm

Wolves Chinese owners should foot the bill.

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by Flixton Claret » Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:26 pm

nighty wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:20 pm
waste of money for those fans ,lost plane tickets etc , a complete over reaction i feel , anyway those nasty accy clarets lot who got banned from entry into our game over there , harwood and rishtoners i think will know what its like wasting flight money etc
At least my penthouse pad got used Nighty \ good to see you back on the MB despite ignoring my phone call!

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Post by Spike » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:10 pm

claptrappers_union wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:53 pm
The police, you mean?
The Police and everything to do with Olympic Argos

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Post by todclaret » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:20 pm

Fans who booked to travel with Sport Options (who I've used many times to get to England games) are receiving full refunds for their trip.
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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by Gordaleman » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:24 pm

According to Britain's Deptuty Chief Medical Officer, cancelling fixtures is a bit pointless.

Clearly, she knows better than most of us and she says viruses don't live long outside.

So maybe we'll see the end of the football season and lots of little clubs won't have to go out of business?

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Post by nighty » Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:22 pm

yes flixton if me and you had sorted out the greece excursion instead of that idiot ty we wouldnt have had 4 delayed flights and late taxis .....i didnt ignore your phone call ive been on my monthly excursion to the tenerife and i forgot my phone , only heard your message today ....ps how did you pick them horses today , i had you down for bottom 3 places ....
if we get europe this time we will sort and invite ty show him how its done

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by Flixton Claret » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:17 pm

Nighty - you can have the sea view next time.
I’m sure the Wolves fans ( if they could travel)
wouldn’t see as much of Athens as we did!!

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Post by Wokingclaret » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:26 pm

The forest owner was over here for last Fridays match against Millwall

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by tiger76 » Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:09 pm

IDK if this has been mentioned elsewhere but i kind of agree with Pep in principle,the problem is when do you reschedule the games for if they are postponed,bearing in mind both the Euro's and the Olympics are set to take place this summer.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/51815313

I agree with some of the previous comments that this should advantage Wolves,but it's hardly ideal for them to play in an empty stadium.

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Post by Long Time Lurker » Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:54 pm

Evangelos Marinakis the owner of Nottingham Forest and Olympiakos has revealed that he has tested positive for the Coronavirus, which might have influenced things.

https://www.nottinghampost.com/sport/fo ... st-3937069

https://www.nottinghampost.com/sport/fo ... er-3934989

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Post by burnley007 » Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:38 am

Wokingclaret wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:13 pm
The owner has it

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/51814887
I'm finding it difficult to sympathise for that crook.

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Re: Olympiakos to play behind closed doors.

Post by Zlatan » Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:16 am

What I dont understand is why the game is going ahead at all if the owner has it - especially after the Man City vs Arsenal game is now postponed because some Arsenal players shook his hand. Is anyone going to suggest that the owner of the club doesn't interact with his own players?

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