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Greek Superleague to remain suspended

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Since PAOK’s president Ivan Savvidis stormed the field with a handgun on his waistband after the referee disallowed his side’s last minute goal against AEK Athens, the Greek Superleague has been put on hold by the country’s sports minister Giorgios Vasileiadis.

The clubs were closed on Friday in order to try and agree on changes of rules to be able to continue the season. However, one of Greece’s biggest clubs, Olympiakos, have refused to agree to the new rules set by the government and the negotiations are currently on hold.

The 16 clubs of the league have set their own meeting for next Tuesday to discuss the measures to be taken and the new set of rules. Until then, no further progress is expected to be made.

The main points, which are to be voted, are sanctions for teams, who are found guilty of violence at a game, a potential ban for clubs making detrimental public statements, increase in stadium security and restructuring the judicial in the sport, according to SkySports.