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Archives: besiktas

Arsenal vs Besiktas Player Ratings

Posted on by Aundre Jacobs
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Arsene Wenger and his men were all smiles after they survived a scare against Turkish giants Besiktas in the second leg of their Champions League qualifying match. Marquee summer signing Alexis Sanchez netted his first goal goal for the club, … Continue reading

Besiktas vs Arsenal and Napoli vs Athletic Bilbao: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today marks the first day of playoffs for the UEFA Champions League where clubs are playing across Europe to try to make it into the Group Stage of the tournament. Two high profiles matches are being televised on US television … Continue reading

Chelsea Striker Demba Ba On the Verge of Joining Besiktas In £8million Deal

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Chelsea striker Demba Ba is on the verge of joining Besiktas after passing a medical earlier on Thursday. After falling out of favor with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, Demba Ba had a less than spectacular season with the Blues. He … Continue reading

Istanbul Derby Between Besiktas and Galatasaray Abandoned After Fans Invade Pitch In Injury Time [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The Istanbul derby between Besiktas and Galatasaray was abandoned Sunday after Besiktas fans invaded the pitch in the 92nd minute with their team losing 2-1 to Galatasaray. Dozens of Besiktas fans ran on the pitch and began throwing chairs at … Continue reading

Besiktas Third Shirt for the 2013-14 Season: 110 Year Anniversary [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The 2013/14 third shirt for Turkish club Besiktas has been revealed for the upcoming season. The unique third shirt by Besiktas is silver in color with a beautiful detail on the chest of the shirt, flanked by the Besiktas club … Continue reading

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Trailer for Istanbul United, A Documentary About Turkish Football Ultras [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Judging by the four-minute trailer, the forthcoming documentary entitled “Istanbul United” looks to be an explosive, informative, emotional and wild ride into the world of Turkish football Ultras and the political protests in Turkey. The trailer gives a wonderful preview … Continue reading

Top 10 Worst Clubs In The History Of The Champions League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The names of the clubs who have claimed multiple UEFA Champions League Football titles are the stuff of footballing legend. Clubs like Manchester United, AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid are recognised as the greatest on the planet partially because … Continue reading

Liverpool light it up

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I don’t want to turn this into an all-Liverpool blog but the red-half of Merseyside was the story of last night’s action. The Reds romped to a record 8-0 win over Besiktas and did so with considerable style. Yossi Benayoun … Continue reading

Goodbye to Liverpool?

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The pressure is on today for Liverpool as they currently sit bottom of Group A and face a tough fixture against Besiktas, who beat them on Matchday 3. Today’s match is at Anfield which should give the the Reds an … Continue reading

Matchday 3: Wednesday Predictions and Players to Watch

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I had a pretty decent day with the predictions yesterday, so let’s see if I can keep it going. Today’s matches feature some teams that desperately need to put points on the board, including Liverpool and Werder Bremen. Let’s take … Continue reading

Are Besiktas Fans The Best in the World?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After following the game of soccer for more than 30 years, it’s rare that I get ultra excited about a team that I don’t support. However, there is one exception and that’s watching a Besiktas home match on television especially … Continue reading

More results from Round 2 of Qualifying

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

My summer vacation cut into the time I had to discuss results from last week’s opening legs. We reviewed the first day of matches but not the second. So here’s a quick recap of what happened. One of the ties … Continue reading