We will visit the Turkish Super League to analyze the eternal derby between Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe. While Galatasaray started the season in an incredible form, it seems the new squad Fenerbahçe has failed to gel with each other yet. After a disappointing season, Galatasaray surprised everyone by having won 3 consecutive games with authority in all competitions. They weren’t very active in the transfer market due to the financial calamity the club management is dealing with at the moment. However, both in Super League and Europa League Qualifiers, Galatasaray outdid […]
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For the first round of the Turkish Super League, Besiktas will visit Sivasspor. The guest team was 3rd at the end of last season’ race, 4 points behind champions Galatasaray, while the home team crossed the finishing line 13th having the same points as 2 other teams but better goal averages. Besiktas will play at UEFA Europe League directly thanks to that last season’s position, however, they will have started the season away at Sivasspor, suffering from injuries. No less than 8 players (Necip Uysal, Burak Yılmaz, Adem Ljajic, Dorukhan […]
The most anticipated match on the Turkish Super League’s next round will be played between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahçe. Having won 7 games in a row, the hosts are on an amazing run and have managed to close the point gap between them and the top 3 teams at the top of the table. A month ago, no one would have guessed Trabzonspor would be on the title race. At the moment, they are trailing the current leaders, Galatasaray, by only 6 points. The visitors, on the other hand, seem to […]
The league leaders, Galatasaray are going to host the 14th placed Kasımpaşa, counting for the 24th round of Turkish Super League. Galatasaray are coming to this match after the 0-1 victory at Kadıköy against their arch rival, Fenerbahçe. Their morale is at an all-time high. The new striker, Mostafa Mohammed, scored a brilliant goal to give Cimbom the victory and signaled that he has so much to offer in the future. With this victory, Galatasaray extended their winning streak to 5 games. Kasımpaşa, on the other hand, are one of […]
We have a derby in Istanbul! The league leaders, Beşiktaş are going to host the 3rd placed Galatasaray at Vodafone Park, counting for the 18th round of the Turkish Super League. Let’s see who is closer to the victory! The Black Eagles are on a roll at the moment under the guidance of Sergen Yalçın, who is on his way to become a great manager. Having won 11 times, drawn twice, and lost 4 times, Beşiktaş have managed to gather 35 points so far. They are now unbeaten in the […]
Turkey has offered to host the 2012 European Football Championship if Ukraine and Poland, co-hosts of Europe’s biggest football organization, back out over the economic turmoil that badly affected Ukraine, the Turkish sports minister said on Wednesday. Turkish State Minister for Sports Murat Basesgioglu told a parliamentary committee meeting that Turkey has hosted major international sporting events in the past and could competently host Euro 2012. News reports earlier said that Ukraine’s severe financial crisis was threatening the country’s ability to host the 2012 European Championship as most construction projects […]
Belgium v Israel – 13 October Israel slipped to fourth behind Bosnia and Herzegovina after losing at home to Cyprus at the weekend and must now win and hope the Bosnians drop points in Cyprus in order to claim a play-off place. However Belgium have a five year unbeaten record in qualifiers and the young, dynamic side will be aiming to continue to perform going into the Euros after disappointing in Brazil last year. It doesn’t help Israel’s chances that the country is in dire form at the moment – […]
Czech Republic v Turkey – 10 October The Czech Republic come into their penultimate Group A game secure in the knowledge that they will be playing in the finals. Group A’s surprise package Iceland means that Turkey and the Netherlands have been pushed back to content for a play-off spot, meaning that two of the continents stronger teams may not even make it to France. Turkey can confirm a play-off place with a game to spare if they can extend their two-point lead over the Netherlands. They have the superior […]
France will host football European championships in 2016, decided in Geneva the Executive Committee of Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). It will be the third tournament organized on the Seine – previously the Old Continent championships were held there in 1960 (triumph of USSR) and in 1984 (host’s victory). In the second round of the Executive Committee voting the French received one voice more than Turkey and won 7:6. The third candidate – Italy dropped out at the first round of voting. 13 representatives participated in voting. The UEFA […]
Brendan Rodgers should have an easy first competitive game in charge of Liverpool after the Reds were drawn to play either FK Renova from FYR Macedonia or FC Gomel of Belarus in the third qualifying round of the Europa League.
The two legs are schedu…