Galatasaray is going through turbulent times and now must play a win-or-die game on Nov. 24 when it travels to Spain for a Champions League Group C match against Atletico Madrid
A Russian tourist has been stabbed and hospitalized in Istanbul’s touristic Beyoğlu district after fighting a group of people for an unknown reason
Galatasaray is hoping to repeat its success in Portugal seven years ago by beating Benfica in a Champions League Group C match to keep its chances of advancing to the knock-out stage, while group leader Atletico Madrid will look to build on its 4-0 demolition of Astana last time out
Fenerbahçe Chairman Aziz Yıldırım and a number of suspects have been acquitted on all charges in Turkey's massive match-fixing case with a unanimous court ruling
An Istanbul prosecutor has demanded the acquittal of high-profile suspects, including Fenerbahçe Chairman Aziz Yıldırım, in Turkey’s match-fixing case.
Fenerbahçe, the Turkish title contender which suffered a 3-1 home loss against Norwegian underdog Molde in a UEFA Europa League Group A qualifier game on Sept. 17, will take on Bursaspor in the Turkish Spor Toto Super League, as rival Galatasaray, which bowed out to Atletico Madrid Sept. 16, will visit Trabzonspor.
Turkey’s Beşiktaş and Fenerbahçe are set to launch their Europa League group stage campaigns on Sept. 17, with the latter facing a tough task in Group A, which also includes Ajax and Celtic, along with Norwegian club Molde that will visit Istanbul in the opening game.
Three Istanbul clubs have learned who their rivals will be in competitions on the European stage, while all three are also hoping to improve their forms in domestic competition this weekend.
Turkish football heavyweight and last year’s league title runner-up Fenerbahçe will host Greek rival Atromitos Aug. 27 in the UEFA Europa League play-offs second leg game in Istanbul, with the advantage of a 1-0 win away in the first game.
Fitch Ratings said it has expected that increased focus on bundled services within the Turkish telecoms market could lead to an increase in content costs, especially for live football broadcast rights in a note on Aug. 24
The Netherlands national football squad for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers against Iceland and Turkey in September has been announced by the team’s newly appointed manager Danny Blind.
The Turkish Super League kicks off with last year’s runner-up, Fenerbahçe, taking on Eskişehirspor in Istanbul, the first game of a season which will be marked by tens of millions of dollars in summer signings by both title contenders and weaker teams alike
Galatasaray, which enjoyed winning the Turkish Super Cup on Aug. 8, will play a friendly match against Real Madrid on Aug. 18, according to a statement from the Turkish club.
Fenerbahçe players will give their all when the Turkish club visits Shakhtar Donetsk on Aug. 5 in the second leg of a Champions League third qualifying round game.
Fiorentina’s German international Mario Gomez has become the latest world star to set up shop in the Turkish Super League after signing a two-year loan deal with Istanbul’s Beşiktaş
Turkey’s Beşiktaş announced it has begun transfer talks with former winger Ricardo Quaresma, though the Portuguese international will not receive a warm hug on his possible return to Istanbul, as his beloved Çarşı fan group has canceled a ceremony following a deadly bomb attack in the southeast of the country
Beşiktaş, also dubbed the black eagles, say it has signed with its former winger Quaresma, who will test his Portugal national team mate, Nani, and other incoming stars playing for rivals Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray
Fenerbahçe, the Turkish giant that has undergone a facelift this summer by picking up Portuguese international Nani and Dutch star Robin van Persie from Manchester United, will return to the Champions League with a third qualifying round game against Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk, after the draw was made on July 17.
Arda Turan, the Turkish star who is set to go to Barcelona July 9 following an up to 41 million-euro contract, sets high goals at the Catalan giant, filling the last gap in his career sheet: a Champions League title
Barcelona announced July 6 the signing of Turkish international midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal for a fee that could reach 41 million euros ($45 million)
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