Archives: fenerbahce

WATCH Trabzonspor Fans Throwing Fireworks, Bricks and a Doorknob On to the Pitch to Abandon Game vs Fenerbahce [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Monday’s match between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahce was abandoned after a rain of fireworks, bricks and other objects, including a metal door handle, were thrown on to the pitch by Trabzonspor supporters. The match had been stopped twice by the referee … Continue reading

Fenerbahce vs Arsenal Match Highlights: UEFA Champions League Play-Off First Leg [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsenal faced a true test of its character tonight with a match against Fenerbahce in Istanbul, in front of a physical team and an intimidating atmosphere. After being thoroughly beaten on Saturday against Aston Villa, could Arsenal take a big … Continue reading

Fenerbahce vs Arsenal Preview: UEFA Champions League Play-Off, First Leg

Posted on by Josh Harris
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Arsenal will be hopeful that last season’s hard work doesn’t go to waste as they take on Fenerbahce at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey today at 2:45pm ET (for viewers in the United States, the match will be shown … Continue reading

Fenerbahce Fans Set Off Flares And Firecrackers Outside Arsenal’s Hotel [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The Arsenal team may not have gotten a lot of sleep last night after Fenerbahce supporters set off flares and firecrackers outside their hotel in Istanbul on the eve of the first leg of their UEFA Champions League play-off match. … Continue reading

Arsenal Meet Fenerbahce in Champions League Playoff, While Swansea and Spurs Face Tricky Ties in Europa League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Arsenal will have to defeat Turkish side Fenerbahce over two legs in order to reach the UEFA Champions League Group Stage, while Premier League side Swansea City will travel to Romania in the next round of the Europa League. Istanbul-based Fenerbahce … Continue reading

Fenerbahce Home, Away and Third Shirts for 2013-14 Season [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Turkish side Fenerbahce have unveiled their home, away and third shirts for the 2013-14 season. Based in Istanbul, Fenerbahce is set to enter Fridays Champions League despite its UEFA ban for match-fixing, after winning an emergency ruling from the CAS. … Continue reading

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

Matchday 5 Recap: Ronaldo Given A Roughing Up, Barcelona Win A Wild One,

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

This recap comes a little late but there are still a few points I wanted to make. First off, I was glad to see the Zenit – Juventus game proceed without incident. After the horrible incident earlier in the week, … Continue reading

Champions League News Roundup

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

With World Cup qualifying on, its been a little slow for UEFA club competition news but here are some stories around the web that I thought you’d find interesting. ESPN Soccernet details the problems at Fenerbahce Bundesliga Talk has posted … Continue reading

Draws galore but Bayern Munich and Juventus return with wins

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Just a quick editorial note to start, I had hoped to complete my Group Previews before Matchday 1 but that was not the case. I will still be pushing those out, hopefully finish before Matchday 2 hits. Now, on to … Continue reading

Champions League End of Season Awards

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

So, here we go with my version of the 2007-2008 Champions League awards. The English clubs dominate the awards here but I did single out some players from teams that were knocked out earlier in the competition as they gave … Continue reading

European Roundup: 10 countries in 10 minutes or less!

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

This leg of our European tour starts in France where Bordeaux revived their Ligue 1 title hopes when Pierre Ducasse’s stunning 25-metre strike in stoppage time earned them a 2-1 win at Olympique Marseille on the weekend. Second-placed Bordeaux, on … Continue reading

Chelsea v Liverpool Part 3: Revenge of the Russian?

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

For the third time in four seasons, Liverpool and Chelsea will contest a Champions League semi-final to see who will be in Moscow for the final. The previous two semi-final clashes were extremely tight ties and were more a display … Continue reading

Champions League Quarter Finals Second Leg Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

With their other first choice centre-back Nemanja Vidic already ruled out for three weeks with a knee injury, Manchester United now face the prospect of Rio Ferdinand missing out the return leg of the quarter-final against Roma after he limped … Continue reading