Fenerbahce players celebrate after scoring during the Europa league football match Lille vs Fenerbahce on February 18, 2010 in Lille. Turkish police have arrested around 30 people, including the president of top side Fenerbahce as part of an ongoing investigation into match-fixing in football, the Anatolia news agency reported
from Turkey(Turkiye) football(soccer) Column and News by Ahmet B.Tur by Ahmet Turgut
Actually it was late Saturday night for me,here in the United States, I was outside with friends….came hone and as I was looking at my twits ,I saw a lot of people were talking about early morning arrests, in Turkey on Twitter!(@turkishsoccer )
from Yahoo news
Turkey’s establishment was left reeling on Monday by the detention of almost 60 people in a major match-fixing investigation.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says police have detained 30 people for questioning over soccer match-fixing allegations, including the president of league champion Fenerbahce.
making fun of FB… from the web via
Older football related news:
from Hurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL ? Daily News with wires
Bayern Munich?s Turkey midfielder Hamit Altıntop will join German-Turkish compatriots Nuri Şahin and Mesut Özil at Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid, the club has announced.
from Since1903.org Besiktas JK Fan Site
“It is a matter to be decided by the federation, but there has been speculation that a Turkish coach cannot handle the job. If this is the case, I think that the new coach should be from out of this world, perhaps one from Krypton and one with superpowers.”
‘Beşiktaş should have waited until end of season’
Former Beşiktaş captain İbrahim Üzülmez, who was fired for fighting with teammate İbrahim Toraman last month, said the Beşiktaş board should have waited until the end of the season to send him off. Speaking on LİGTV this week, the 36-year-old
Galatasaray sack coach Hagi: reports
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Galatasaray have sacked Romanian coach Gheorghe Hagi just five months after he took over from Frank Rijkaard, Turkish media reports said on Tuesday. Galatasaray officials were not immediately available to comment on the reports