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They went to a match and never came back (Part Three)

Continuing the series that looks at those – thankfully rare -occasions when fans went to a match, but never returned home afterwards. (For Part One please click here; and Part Two here). Kayseri Atatürk Stadium Disaster The cities of Kayseri and Sivas in central Turkey had always enjoyed a friendly rivalry, both competing for regional supremacy in the area of ...

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Karius close to Besiktas switch

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Loris Karius appears close to a move to Turkish side Besiktas. That is according to Sky Sports who report that the Istanbul club appeared to confirm the move by posting a graphic of the German goalkeeper on their Twitter account before hastily removing it. Other reports indicate that Karius will move on a two-year initial deal for a fee of ...

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Gary Cahill linked with shock move to Galatasary

Chelsea’s England defender Gary Cahill is another player linked with a move to Turkey, after reports emerged that he had been given permission to talk to Galatasary. Cahill was Chelsea club captain last season but has since fallen out of favour with new manager Maurizio Sarri, and has failed to make their 18 man squad for any of the opening ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 contenders – Turkey

Turkey enjoyed a stellar campaign at the 2002 World Cup, jointly hosted by South Korea and Japan, as they finished third after defeating the South Koreans 3-2 in the third place playoff. And if luck had gone their way in the semi-final clash against Brazil, Turkey may well have made it to the summit clash against Germany. But it wasn’t ...

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