Galatasaray coach Igor Tudor and chairman Dursun Özbek faced growing calls of resignation on July 21 following the Istanbul club’s humiliating exit from the European competition.
Four of Turkey’s biggest football teams have reached a record high amount of debt in the season between June 1, 2016, and Feb. 28.
The Turkish national football team will play a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifying stage game at Kosovo on June 11, but the competition on the pitch is the least of coach Fatih Terim’s problems.
Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB) head Başaran Ulusoy has both apologized and thanked. What he apologized for was that he strongly believed İzmir Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu would not be able to build Fuar İzmir alone only by the means of the municipality. Fuar İzmir opened on March 25, 2015, as a modern and new fair center at the city known as the “city of fairs.”
Turkish Super League’s second-spot Medipol Başakşehir, the dark horse of the season, handed defending champion Beşiktaş a major wound, if not vital, beating the leader 3-1 late on April 30
Czech football player Frantisek Rajtoral was found dead on April 23 in his home in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, police said. He was 31.
Beşiktaş’s dreams of a Europa League trophy ended in an epic penalty shoot-out in Istanbul on April 20, with France’s Lyon pulling into the semifinals.
Beşiktaş hosts Olympic Lyon in Istanbul on April 20 in the return leg of a 2-1 loss in a Europa League quarterfinals clash.
Fans poured onto the pitch at the Europa League clash between Lyon and Beşiktaş, delaying the start of a violence-hit, high-risk match as European football suffered another body blow on April 13
The traces of the suspects of the separate bomb attacks in Russia’s St. Petersburg and Germany’s Dortmund have been found in Turkey
Turkish league leader Beşiktaş visits Olympique Lyon on April 13 for the first leg of their Europe League quarter final tie without injured Portugal international Ricardo Quaresma, while striker Vincent Aboubakar is suspended.
League leader Beşiktaş faces in-form Trabzonspor while second-placed Başakşehir takes on third-placed Galatasaray
Defending champion Beşiktaş took another step to retaining its Turkish Super League title, moving five points clear at the top of the league with an April 2 win over Ankara’s Gençlerbirliği at home.
The Galatasaray sports club’s executive board has expelled former footballers Hakan Şükür and Arif Erdem, hours after government members criticized the club for voting to keep them as members at a general assembly
Following a disappointing start to the World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign, Turkey needs to beat Finland at home to remain in the race
Beşiktaş was held to a goalless draw at Antalyaspor on March 19 in a Spor Toto Super League game, on a weekend when its closest rival in the title race also failed to win.
Buoyed by a dominant performance and an advantageous score against Olympiacos, league leader Beşiktaş takes on Kayserispor under its unforgettable former star Sergen Yalçın
Beşiktaş, Turkey’s sole remaining representative in European competitions, will visit Aegean neighbor Olympiacos in the first leg of a Europa League round of 16 matchup on March 9.
Beşiktaş beat Çaykur Rizespor, the relegation-threatened Black Sea side 1-0 in a tight game in Istanbul, defending its cushion with the remaining contenders on March 4
A recent report by the KPMG, one of the Big Four global auditors along with Deloitte, EY and PwC, has included Beşiktaş, the Spor Toto Turkish Super League’s defending champion, in its eight-team study of “The European Champions,” underlining the Istanbul side’s efforts toward economic sustainability
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