Tag: Turkish football

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Azerbaijan, Turkey and England in action this week for World Cup qualifiers

The European qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar get underway this week, with games taking place on Wednesday, 24 and Thursday, 25 March. Turkey, Azerbaijan and Wales are in action on Wednesday evening, with England, Northern Ireland and Scotland playing on Thursday. Sky Sports will be giving extensive coverage of all the games. Turkish […]

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Striker Cenk Tosun in surprise loan move back to former club Beşiktaş

Everton player Cenk Tosun is being loaned back to his former club Beşiktaş for the rest of the season. The development comes on the eve of the transfer deadline. The 29-year-old striker, who left Beşiktaş for Everton in 2018 for £27 million, has struggled to secure a regular first team place at Goodison Park under […]

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Gaziantep’s new signing Kevin Mirallas gets tray of baklava for birthday

As player announcements go, Süper Lig football club Gaziantep FK opted for a more traditional Turkish welcome for their latest signing, winger Kevin Mirallas. The Belgium international was pictured in the club’s red and black strip on Monday holding a tray of baklava – a birthday present from his new club. Gaziantep is world-famous for […]

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Underdogs Istanbul Başakşehir tame the big boys to win Turkey’s Süper Lig

There were extraordinary scenes after Istanbul Başakşehir were crowned Süper Lig champions on Sunday. It was the first Süper Lig title win in the club’s history. Istanbul Başakşehir become only the sixth club to win the Turkish league since its inception in 1959, spectacularly breaking the stranglehold of the Big Four: Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray and […]

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Striker Cenk Tosun seeks to re-galvanise career on loan to Crystal Palace

Everton player Cenk Tosun has joined Crystal Palace on loan until the end of the season. The 28-year-old will be hoping to return to his goal-scoring ways at the South London, having failed to make a significant impact on Merseyside. The Turkish international striker had been a powerhouse for Beşiktaş, scoring 41 goals in 96 […]