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/ 5 days ago

Not just Fenerbahce: Another Turkish giant in talks with Mourinho

Jose Mourinho, one of the most celebrated managers in soccer history, is at the center of an intense bidding war between Turkish soccer giants. As the season draws to a close, speculation surrounding the Portuguese’s next move has reached fever pitch, with multiple clubs vying for his signature. After parting ways with Roma in mid-January, […]


/ 9 days ago

Mourinho to return to surprising managerial role, but with catch

Though he may be out of a job for the time being, Jose Mourinho will undoubtedly find employment in management soon. There is no denying the Special One's track record. You can bet that he will be lifting trophies anywhere since he is a born winner. Ignoring Tottenham, that is. Once the legendary manager relocated […]


/ 51 days ago

Trabzonspor issues seething statement after receiving fan ban

Trabzonspor will be forced to play their next six matches without fans in the stands in their home stadium after a major issue in the recent game against Fenerbahce. The Turkish Football Federation officially handed out the punishment on Wednesday. Two Fenerbahce players picked up one-game suspensions for their parts in the brawl as well. […]


/ 66 days ago

Fenerbahce calls on vote to potentially leave Turkish Super Lig

Officials at Turkish soccer club Fenerbahce may soon elect to officially defect from the Turkish Super Lig. The league is the top division in Turkey and the Yellow Canaries have won the title 19 times in their illustrious history. Only rival Galatasaray has managed to win more top-flight trophies than Fenerbahce. The news comes as […]


/ 67 days ago

Twelve fans arrested in Turkish Super Lig for storming the pitch

Violence and hooliganism transpired in the Turkish Super Lig this past weekend when Trabzonspor fans attacked Fenerbahce players on the pitch. Fenerbahce had just defeated third-place Trabzonspor to keep pace with Galatasaray in the Turkish top flight. Visiting players from Fener celebrated their win on the pitch after the whistle. Michy Batshuayi had just scored […]


/ 130 days ago

Bidding opens for next Turkish Super Lig rights deals

The Turkish Super Lig launched a tender on the next batch of broadcasting rights for the league. Currently, Qatar-owned TV company beIN SPORTS owns the broadcast deal for the Turkish Super Lig. beIN has owned the rights for this season and the previous one. In that deal, beIN paid the Turkish Super Lig $127.88 million. […]

Anthony Martial

/ 139 days ago

Martial revealed potential way out of United with feeble offer

A way out of Manchester United has been presented to Anthony Martial. Since joining United from Monaco in 2015, the French international's form has been all over the place. In 317 appearances, he has scored 90 goals. Last season, the Frenchman returned to Old Trafford and scored nine goals in 29 appearances. He had a […]


/ 146 days ago

Saudi officials cancel game due to pregame player shirts

A Turkish Super Cup final between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray was canceled on Friday due to unusual circumstances. Turkish soccer officials previously announced that the big game would be played in Saudi Arabia. The move was met with controversy, as many fans ridiculed the decision. The fixture typically pits the Super Lig title holders against the […]

Assault on a referee suspends all games in Turkish Super Lig

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) suspended all matches in the Turkish Super Lig as well as lower leagues. Officials made the decision after a shocking assault on a referee during a match on Monday night. The incident occurred after a 1-1 draw between Ankaragucu and Rizespor. Ankaragucu president Faruk Koca punched referee Halil Umut Meler […]


/ 199 days ago

Turkish teams want Super Cup to be moved from Saudi Arabia

Galatasaray and Fenerbahce are joining forces to help block the Turkish Super Cup match from happening in Saudi Arabia. The game is on Dec. 29 at Al-Awwal Park in Riyadh. Nevertheless, the two rival teams have proposed to face off at an alternative domestic arena instead. Yasser Al-Misehal, the president of the Saudi Arabian Football […]

Business of Soccer

/ 216 days ago

Turkish Super Cup sells out by moving game to Saudi Arabia

The upcoming Turkish Super Cup will move from its traditional setting. Instead, the game will take place in Saudi Arabia instead. The move coincides with the fourth edition of Riyadh Season, an annual state-sponsored entertainment and sports festival. "We are pleased that Saudi Arabia will host the Turkish Super Cup match, which includes two of […]

Euro 2032

/ 227 days ago

Mediterranean nations Italy and Turkey to host Euro 2032

The UEFA executive committee has officially picked Italy and Turkey as co-hosts for Euro 2032. The decision ultimately became straightforward after the duo dropped out of contention for the 2028 Euros. Along with naming the host nations for the 2032 tournament, UEFA also revealed that the United Kingdom and Ireland will host Euro 2028. Italy […]


/ 234 days ago

UEFA to decide Euro 2028 host between Turkey and UK/Ireland

UEFA will soon make their final decision on hosts for the 2028 Euros. The governing body of the sport in Europe must choose either Turkey or a conglomerate that includes England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Sky Sports reports UEFA will pick the UK/Ireland bid. As a result, Turkey would then turn its attention […]


/ 257 days ago

Arsenal to continue paying Lille for Pepe despite deal termination

Arsenal announced on Saturday that they have released striker Nicolas Pepe of Ivory Coast to sign with Trabzonspor of Turkey's Super Lig. With a then-record transfer price of about $90 million, the Gunners acquired the 28-year-old in 2019 from Ligue 1 club Lille. With this summer’s $130 million pound transfer of England midfielder Declan Rice […]


/ 260 days ago

Arsenal's Pepe linked with transfer away from Emirates

Arsenal remains hopeful that Nicolas Pepe will soon depart the club. The Ivory Coast international is still technically with the team despite not featuring at all so far this season under Mikel Arteta. Although the Premier League's summer transfer window closed last week, there are still options for Pepe. The Evening Standard is reporting that […]