Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Fenerbahçe may clinch the Turkish title, but the focus is not on the championship, with the e-ticket controversy and Chairman Aziz Yıldırım’s prison sentence dominating the headlines
ISTANBUL - Agence France-Presse
The head of Turkish football giant Fenerbahçe returned home in defiant mood just days after a court ruling upheld a jail term against him for match-fixing.
Fenerbahçe deputy chairman, İlhan Ekşioğlu, says the club will “not respect” the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the prison sentence given to chairman Aziz Yıldırım over the match-fixing scandal.
'I had a dream. You all know Martin Luther King Jr.’s phrase,' Cüneyt Çakır said to describe his feeling, adding he worked hard to fulfill his dreams
Fenerbahçe chairman Aziz Yıldırım reiterates his claims that the
match-fixing scandal is part of a political conspiracy. Yıldırım, who
is set to lose his chair, will hold a press conference this week
Aziz Yıldırım's lawyers appealed for a 'correction' of the decision to the Supreme Court of Appeals
Galatasaray will seek to make it two from two when it takes the pitch for Turkish Ziraat Cup group play against Antalyaspor on Jan. 19.
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