Why is this important? Niçin bu kadar önemli ? If you are Turkish, you know why this is important. Football is for many people in Turkey their passion, their faith and their life. Türk’seniz, niçin bu kadar önemli olduğunu bilirsiniz. Futbol birçok Türk için tutku, yaşam ve bağlılık demektir. If you are not Turkish – wake up: for what is … Continue reading How to Save A Dead Man
Well done! Good work. Full kudos to the judicial decision makers at CAS. Full congratulations to Michel Platini and UEFA. Full congratulations to UEFA’s former integrity officer Pierre Cornu. Here is what happened. Turkish football and politics are corrupt (No surprise to anyone in that sentence). The Turkish met an international institution that could not … Continue reading Congratulations to CAS!
The first week in European football always throws up the usual roster of conspiracy theories and depressed Arsenal fans who, after one match, realize that their team once more, will not be winning any trophies. However, for the rest of the world, it raises the question of who will the Premier League? Here to help … Continue reading Hill’s Patented and Highly-Scientific Method of Figuring Out Who Will the Premier League
The Fenerbahçe versus Arsenal match. A waste of time. Fenerbahçe should not be in the Champions League. Heck! They should not even be in the Turkish Super-league, but playing their way out of an enforced relegation at the bottom division of Turkish football. What has occurred in that country is nothing short of a hijacking … Continue reading A Complete Waste of Time
Let it be said here for the first time. Let this warning go out clearly and strongly across the sporting world. The Italian and Turkish football leagues are dead-men walking. In 2010, when I testified before the Parliamentary Committee of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, I spoke about the ‘cancer of match-fixing that has … Continue reading Dead Men Walking