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North Cyprus lose to Padania in CONIFA Euro Cup final
 

  There was plenty of drama in the final game of the CONIFA European tournament at the Atatürk Stadium in Lefkoşa, North Cyprus. The hosts lost 5-3 to the reigning champions Padania following a penalty shootout on Saturday evening. Padania, representing a region of northern Italy, took the lead in the 25th minute. North Cyprus […]

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CONIFA Euro Cup 2017 gets underway in North Cyprus tonight

  A European football tournament for nations and territories excluded by FIFA kicks off this evening, with the hosts North Cyprus facing Kárpátalja in the opening match at the Atatürk Stadium in Lefkoşa. The winner of the CONIFA Euro Cup 2017 will be crowned in the TRNC capital next Sunday. A total of eight teams […]

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Beşiktaş retains Süper Lig title after thumping win at Gaziantepspor

  Football club Beşiktaş have been crowned champions of Turkey’s Süper Lig for the fifteenth time in their history. They clinched the title at the penultimate game of the season, beating relegated Gaziantepspor 4.0 away from home, with goals from Ryan Babel (6), Oğuzhan Özyakup (40 & 66) and Anderson Talisca (76 minute). On Saturday, […]

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Beşiktaş draw Lyon in UEFA Europa League quarter-finals

  Today’s draw paired Beşiktaş against French runners-up Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon) in the last eight of the UEFA Europa League Cup. Turkey’s Süper Lig champions went through after a pulsating game against Greek champions Olympiacos in Istanbul last night. After drawing 1:1 in Athens last Thursday, the Turkish side were in the driving seat for […]

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Football: either Turkey or Germany to host Euro 2024
 

The 2024 European Championship finals will be held in either Germany or Turkey, UEFA has confirmed. The two countries were the only ones to submit a declaration of interest to European football’s governing body before the 3 March deadline. The federations of both countries now have until April 2018 to prepare a dossier detailing their […]

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England, Turkey in action this weekend as Euro 2016 gets under way

The UEFA Euro 2016 Championship kicked off in Paris last night. Hosts France beat Romania 2.1 in the opening game, played at the State de Paris St Denis. A total of 24 teams are competing at this year’s tournament, with Spain the reigning champions. England and Wales will play their first games of the tournament […]

News - UK
Watch England versus Turkey on ITV
 

  Turkey and England start the warm-up to their Euro 2016 campaigns with a friendly match at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium on Sunday 22 May. The game kicks off at 5.15pm UK time with coverage starting at 4.30pm on ITV. Both Roy Hodgson and Fatih Terim will be using the friendly international to experiment with […]

News - Turkey
Turkey qualifies for Euro 2016 after nail-biting finish

An 89th minute goal and favourable results elsewhere propelled Turkey into the European Championships in France next summer. The team beat Iceland 1-0 at home, while nearest rivals Holland lost 2-3 at home to group leaders the Czech Republic, leaving Turkey in third place in Group A. Turkey had got off to a poor start […]