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Turkcell Super League – week 16 – Friday and Saturday action.

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The Turkcell Super League was thrown into a tizzy last week.  After last weekend was all said and done, Kayserispor was the leader of the league based on their goal differential.  The Anatolian… Continue reading

FIFA Club World Cup, give it a shot.

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Many of you might not have noticed, but a world champion is about to be crowned.  The FIFA Club World Cup has started this week in the United Arab Emirates.  All of the… Continue reading

UEFA’s CSKA Moscow doping dilemma

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While Russian football fans may have celebrated CSKA Moscow becoming the first Russian team to qualify for the UEFA Champions League knockout stages, celebrations may have to be put on hold or come… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 15 – Friday and Saturday action

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The top of the Turkcell Super League board got tighter last week.  Fenerbahçe, Beşiktaş, Bursaspor, Galatasaray, and Kayserispor, in that order, were separated by only a three point margin.  This weekend looked crucial… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – Senol Gunes appointed as Trabzonspor head coach

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After Hugo Broos’ resignation, Trabzonspor delved into its past to get their new head coach.  Senol Gunes, a former Trabzonspor goalkeeper, was appointed to the post of Trabzonspor head coach, signing a contract… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 14 – Sunday action

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With the shock losses of Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray, the high end of the Turkcell Super League table looked to be shaken up somewhat.  With Bursaspor’s victory on Friday against Galatasaray, Bursaspor guaranteed themselves… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 14 – Friday and Saturday action

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Friday and Saturday action in the Turkcell Super League would see both of the two biggest clubs in action.  Galatasaray travelled to the confines of the Bursa Ataturk stadium to take on the… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 13 – Sunday action

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The door to the summit of the Turkcell Super League was pried open.  With Beşiktaş mauling Fenerbahçe 3-0 in the derby on Saturday, Galatasaray looked to have first place in sight.  With Manisaspor… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 13 – Saturday action

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After the international break, the Turkcell Super League was back in action with two Saturday games.  One featured Bursaspor looking to keep pace for a European spot.  The other featured the Istanbul derby… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 11 – Saturday action

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Saturday action in the Turkcell Super League featured two matches.  One saw Bursaspor, who are the surprising second place team after last week’s action, going on the road in a tricky road tie… Continue reading