Tag: Turkey

Trabzonspor lifts the Turkish league for the first time since 1984 – None of their current squad was born then

Trabzonspor won the Turkish league for the first time in 38 years, with most of the players younger than the number of years they were unlucky, resulting in raucous celebrations. Before the end of their 2-2 draw with Antalyaspor, fans rushed onto the pitch and then cleared out to allow the game to complete. With […]

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Mesut Ozil uses an Arsenal clip instead of a Fenerbahce clip to call for world peace as his war with the Turkish side continues

Former Arsenal attacking midfielder, Mesut Ozil took to Twitter earlier today to share a tweet in which he urged the world to embrace peace. Though he is currently contracted to Turkish side Fenerbahce, the 33-year-old German footballer decided to use a clip from his days at Arsenal to pass his message. In the clip, Ozil […]

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Mesut Ozil is in Trouble, Fenerbahce has excluded him from the club’s squad… Arsenal’s saga is revisiting him

Mesut Ozil is in trouble at Fenerbahce. The Turkish club has decided to exclude him from the club’s squad less than two weeks after scoring a goal in the club’s 5-2 away win over Alanyaspor. In a statement the Turkish club issued earlier today, March 24, 2022, the club announced that Mesut Ozil and Ozan […]

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How Turkish billionaire Muhsin Bayrak missed the opportunity of buying Chelsea despite having a 90% chance

When the deadline for bidders to submit their bids for the sales of Chelsea expired on March 18, 2022, one of the biggest news was that Turkish billionaire Muhsin Bayrak failed to meet up with the deadline despite claiming that he had a 90 percent chance of buying the Premier League club. Before the deadline […]

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Aykut Demir, a Turkish footballer who refused to wear a t-shirt supporting Ukraine against Russia did it for those dying in the Middle East

Turkish footballer, Aykut Demir who refused to wear a t-shirt supporting Ukraine amid the invasion of the country by the Russian military revealed that he decided not to wear the shirt because it was not made for the people dying in the middle east. On Sunday, February 27, 2022, Turkish second-tier club, Erzurumspor faced Ankaragucu […]

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Omar Elabdellaoui returns to football over one year after fireworks exploded in his face and left him clinically blind

Omar Elabdellaoui has returned to football after over one year of involving in a fireworks accident that left him clinically blind. The incident that happened on December 31, 2020, subjected the Norwegian right-back who currently plays for Galatasaray, to 11 surgeries in an attempt to regain his sight. After undergoing treatment and rehabilitation which was […]

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What we know about the death of 27-year-old Ahmet Yilmaz Calik, former Galatasaray and Turkish international… Mario Balotelli pays his last respect

Ahmet Yilmaz Calik, a former Galatasaray and Turkish international lost his life in a car crash on Tuesday morning, January 11, 2022 weeks before his wedding. Based on information available to Futballnews, Ahmet Yilmaz Calik who died aged 27, decided to use his day off to travel to Ankara in Turkey to finalize preparation for […]

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Mesut Ozil Lands in Turkey with his wife Amine Gülşe, and daughter Eda to seal his transfer deal with Fenerbahce

Arsenal’s midfielder Mesut Ozil touched down in Turkey on Sunday, January 17, to seal his transfer deal with Fenerbahce alongside his wife, Amine Gülşe, and daughter Eda. The former Germany international which seemed excited about the potential move, took to his social media pages to share pictures showing when he and his family were on […]

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