Beşiktaş is doin’ all right


Our team seems to be the most ready compared to GS and FB. In UEFA draw, we have a relatively weak rival. We have a good team after successful transfers. We would still like to have a striker and a more reliable defensive line but I will have with what is offered:)

I had been to BJK vs. FC Viktoria Plzen game. The stadium was full and fans were cheerful after a long while I have seen a good fan scene…

a roundup from Turkish football:

Trabzonspor enjoys Turkish Super Cup victory over Bursaspor

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Trabzonspor trounced Turkcell Super League champion Bursaspor 3-0 to claim the Turkish Super Cup


by Ahmet Turgut


by Ahmet Turgut

Galatasaray, Fenerbahce, Trabzonspor and Besiktas — were picked against strong opposition in the UEFA Europa League playoffs after the draw was made at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

Besiktas won to reach playoff round: 3-0

from Besiktas JK Fan Site

Besiktas advanced to the playoff round of soccer?s Europa League with 3-0 home victory.

Besiktas JK taking on HJK Helsinki

from Besiktas JK Fan Site

For the play-offs the 35 third qualifying round winners join the 15 losing sides from the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round and a further 24 teams who begin their European campaigns.


by Ahmet Turgut

Young Boys kill Fenerbahçe’s Champions League dreams in Istanbul

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Fenerbahçe’s hopes of playing in the Champions League were ended prematurely when the Turkish side capitulated to a solid performance by Young Boys. The Turkcell Super League runner-up lost the third round qualifying tie 3-2 on aggregate and must now settle for competing in the second-tier Europa League instead of the top tournament in European football

Istanbul’s Fenerbahçe escapes with 2-2 draw against Young Boys

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Fenerbahçe escaped with a 2-2 draw on Wednesday against an all-out attack from Switzerland?s Young Boys in the first leg of the Champions League third qualifying round.

Eagles could only draw at the 1st leg:1-1

from Besiktas JK Fan Site

Beşiktaş JK were held 1-1 at FC Viktoria Plzen through UEFA Europa League third qualifying round first-leg action.

Turks held to draws in Euro preliminaries

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turks fail to beat their opponents in two Europa League ties

The Çarşı approach to monetary policy

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
The legendary Beşiktaş fan group Çarşı is renowned, along with their chants, for their never-ending optimism on the team?s prospects.

FIBA bans vuvuzela from the World Champs in Turkey

from Hurriyet Dailynews
FIBA has announced that it is to ban the vuvuzela from the forthcoming basketball World Championship in Turkey because of health concerns


by Ahmet Turgut

Liverpool FC facing a lengthy Europa League trip to Trabzonspor
They also finished fifth in the Super League behind Besiktas, Galatasaray, Fenerbahce and champions Bursaspor. As one of Turkey’s most successful clubs

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