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Greece to resume matches following referee attack

Greece`s football federation on Monday announced that professional football would resume this weekend following an attack against a top refereeing official.

Greece to resume matches following referee attack

Athens: Greece`s football federation on Monday announced that professional football would resume this weekend following an attack against a top refereeing official.

The federation had suspended all matches in the top two divisions last weekend following what it described as "a murderous attack" two weeks ago.

Vice president of the federation`s Central Committee of Referees, Christoforos Zografos was taken to hospital after being attacked by two unknown people outside his home near Athens, sustaining injuries to his head and arms.

Federation president Giorgos Sarris said in an interview last week that retired Scottish referee Hugh Dallas had received death threats since being appointed president of the federation`s Central Committee of Referees this year.

"This was the fifth attempt at murdering a football official of late. The blows on Zografos were many and serious. It`s time for all those responsible for football to take action to stop this war so we do not mourn more victims," Sarris had said. 

From Zee News

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