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Turkish Football Weekly – Episode 16

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Turkish Football Weekly this week has coverage of the historic championship that Bursaspor won this past week.  Also, Turkey’s chances for hosting Euro 2016 are discussed with the guys from the Round Ball… Continue reading

Bursaspor becomes the 2009-2010 Turkcell Super League champions!

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Perhaps the most anticipated moment in Turkish football occurred this past Sunday.  For years, Turkish football fans have wondered if there would be a fifth team to win the Turkcell Super League championship. … Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – Bursaspor’s Final Exam

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With the Turkcell Super League season now going into its last four weeks, the usual contenders are in the race for the title.  With Beşiktaş losing to Fenerbahçe over the weekend, it seems… Continue reading

Over 40-50 People Detained in Turkey for Alleged Match-Fixing

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More than 40 – 50 people were detained in Turkey earlier this week for connections to a football match-fixing scandal in which the investigation was originally launched by the Turkish Football Federation in… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – The Diyarbakirspor Dillema

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The Turkish Football Federation will have a decision to make this week.  As discussed in the Turkish Football Weekly podcast, Diyarbakirspor had a match abandoned in the week before last against Bursaspor.  Now… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – Week 23 recap

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With the disappointment of both Turkish teams getting knocked out in the Europa League, it was back to business as usual.  Week 23 of the Turkcell Super League season was another one of… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – Week 22 recap

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Week 22 of the Turkcell Super League can also be considered a pivotal point in the season.  An important Istanbul derby was going to determine bragging rights, but perhaps if the leaders would… Continue reading

Guus Hiddink to become the coach of the Turkish National Team.

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It has been confirmed, through various sources, that the Turkish Football Federation has agreed in principle to hire Guus Hiddink as the head coach of the Turkish national team.  Hiddink, who is still… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – week 21 review

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Week 21 of the Turkcell Super League might be considered an important week in the big picture of who wins the league title.  Galatasaray had the bye week because they would have played… Continue reading

Turkcell Super League – Week 20 review

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Week 20 of the Turkcell Super League could be the week where the standings could be shaken up.   It featured a top of the table matchup that could vault one team to the… Continue reading