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Greek football hit by economic crisis

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Football in Greece has been hit hard by the economic crisis and the subsequent austerity measures which have squeezed personal incomes.   Although top teams have enough sponsorship and television income to keep going, teams in the lower leagues have been hit hard with some matches being cancelled because transport for the team cannot be paid for.


However, it is evident that the problems are not just about the economy but are also related to other factors such as violence on the terraces which deters spectators.