Life stops at 19 today: Fenerbahçe vs. Galatasaray. But not for all, i.e. Erkan

Galatasaray is at her weakest moment. Honestly, I haven’t witnessed GS in such a miserable state for a long time. However, she nearly lost all away games against Fenerbahçe in recent years anyway… Let’s see what happens this time though people bet for Fenerbahçe in record numbers… Derby games may always produce unexpected results.

This year I am not in the mood for football at all. Instead of watching this game, this national event, I am in a cafe in Taksim, reading and blogging and will be meeting with a French journalist in 40 minutes. Today is “an international day”. I have had brunch with an American friend in a sunny Istanbul day and went back to reading, then a little bit of socialising and here again more reading….before the meeting…
Fenerbahce-Galatasaray: Can Gheorghe Hagi’s Lions Stop The Free-Scoring Canaries?
SB Nation
With eight weeks gone in the Süper Lig, many were ready to exclude the Istanbul clubs from the title race- a not insignificant development, considering in


by Ahmet Turgut

Bursaspor thrashes Ankaragücü 5-1

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Spor Toto Super League leader Bursaspor showed no mercy to Ankaragücü on Sunday in a 5-1 victory in Ankara that saw the visiting team extending its lead atop the league.

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