When one talks about the surprises at the FIFA World Cup, they have always been rare as the eventual winners were from the established nations such as Brazil, Italy, France, etc. One could see that of South Korea and Turkey […]

The Turkish Wall

Ozan Muhammed Kabak is just twenty-one years of age and has already made an appearance for four different clubs in Europe. Unlike many other youngsters, Kabak has been on the climb in his premature career. A bright start for a […]


One must wonder about how much influence can a team’s defence have in them scoring goals in the other half of the pitch. To understand this situation, we must start off with the fundamental knowledge that sides are built from […]


After crashing out of the group stages in the 2016 edition, Turkey will look to take inspiration from their 3rd place finish in the Euro 2008 and punch above their weight at Euro 2020, having known to play a firebrand […]


With the European Championship set to begin in June, its governing body UEFA announced on Friday that after discussions with on-ground authorities in Spain, Russia and Ireland, there were stadium changes that have been proposed. The coronavirus pandemic has continued […]

Pepe Takes A Major U-Turn: Joins Besiktas For A Reported Fee Of £8.3 Million

Pepe was mobbed by delirious Besiktas fans as he arrived in Istanbul to join the Turkish champions from Real Madrid on a two-year deal.

‘God Willing, I Will Be A Chelsea Player Next Season’- Hakan Calhanoglu

Suspended Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu is hoping that he will join Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

38 Killed In Istanbul Bomb Blasts, Wound 166 In Terror Attack After Football Match Outside Besiktas Stadium

Two explosions near a football stadium in the heart of Turkey’s biggest city, Istanbul, have killed 38 people including 30 police officers, and injured 166. The explosions took place two hours after a match between two of Turkey’s leading football clubs, […]

Former Man Utd Striker Van Persie Taken To Hospital After Nasty Eye Injury In Fenerbahce Win

Fenerbahce striker, Robin Van Persie suffered a torn eyelid while playing for the club yesterday against Akhisar Belediyespor.

Capitalism Or Golden Generations? Explaining Success In World Cups

Stefan Szymanski and Simon Kuper’s Why England Lose: And Other Curious Football Phenomena Explained, which also was published as Soccernomics for an American audience, had a go at an explanation. Their prediction of the rise of the US, Japan, Australia, […]

Dortmund Rubbishes Interest In Barcelona & West Ham Target Mario Gomez

Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund have rubbished rumours of Germany forward Mario Gomez’s move to Westfalenstadion this summer. Earlier, Turkish side Besiktas claimed of an on-going negotiation process with Dortmund over a potential move for Gomez. However, recent reports claim that […]

Valencia Sign Former Manchester United Winger Nani On Three-Year Deal

Spanish Primera Liga club Valencia on Tuesday confirmed the signing of Portuguese international winger Nani.

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