Category Archives: English

Turkish ‘investors’ behind attempted takeover of former Serie A side Triestina

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A new era for Unione Triestina and football in Friuli Venezia Giulia could start: a group of ‘investors’, a Venetian businessman with Turkish friends, are apparently trying to save the club based in Trieste from bankruptcy. Embed from Getty Images Who’s this business man? Who are these Turkish financiers? The Venetian business man is called Silvano Favarato. He […]

Fenerbahçe-Galatasaray: the Moon landing

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Turkey stops today, exactly like every time that Galatasaray meets Fenerbahçe. The Sukru Saraçoglu stadium will host one of the most important derbys of recent years as both Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe are competing for the title and they are both currently in the second spot of the chart, behind Beşiktaş. Today we are not going to talk […]

Road to hell and back: the story of Göztepe, Izmir’s red&yellow heart

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Written by Luca Grandin – Translated by Bruno Bottaro Izmir, town of wines and sport. Bittersweet, sometimes: we told you the sad story of Altay SK, the black&white giants that said goodbye even to the third division of Turkish football. Last summer, however, another heart of the town started beating again. Today we’ll find out […]

Turkish shadows behind AC Milan’s new ‘partner’ Doyen Sports

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Football has its mysterious ways; sometimes even its unsolvable riddles. Well, today’s English column will go through a very particular topic. We’re going to explore a new partnership which might change the future of Italian football; however, this time all the roads don’t bring you to Rome, but to Turkey. Welcome to the world of Doyen […]

Fallen Legends – The story of Altay SK, Izmir’s black-and-white pride

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Welcome to the first English version of Fallen Legends, a kind of translation of our Italian column Nobili decadute. We chose this language in honour of the international appeal of the Buyuk Altay. Altay Sk are based in Izmir, the third most important city in Turkey. We will virtually visit this special district, famous in the […]

Fernandão’s secrets: Eduardo Uram’s hidden story behind the Bursaspor striker

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Josè Fernando Viana de Santana, a.k.a. Fernandão, is one of the top-scorers of the Turkish Super Lig. The Bursaspor striker, who scored also last Friday against Balikesirspor, is racing against big names like Demba Ba, Oscar Cardozo and Burak Yilmaz. But first of all, where does Fernandão come from? To understand deeply his story we should take a step back and enjoy […]

Beşiktaş vs Liverpool: the story

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Welcome to the first english article of calcioturco.com, we chose this language in honour of the international challenge that awaits the Black Eagles. The draw has been done: Beşiktaş will face Liverpool in the next stage of Europa League; let’s analyze the situation between the two clubs. Beşiktaş The Black Eagles are in great shape, they […]