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Turkey

Turkey

10 on UEFA Nations League

Stadium
Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı

Coach
Mircea Lucescu

President
Yıldırım Demirören

Grindel and Infantino spar over Turkish bid for Euro 2024

Reinhard Grindel, the head of the German Football Association (DFB), and Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, have exchanged heated letters over bids for Euro 2024, German media reported on Friday.

International Friendly

Russia beat Turkey thanks to Dzyuba winner

Artem Dzyuba hit a second-half winner as World Cup quarter-finalists Russia opened their Nations League campaign with a 2-1 away win over Turkey on Friday.

Lahm to spearhead Euro 2024 if Germany host

The Former World Cup winner Philipp Lahm will be a large part of the organising committee if Germany win the bid to host the Euro 2024 competition.

EURO 2016

Germans accuse Erdogan of Euro bid interference

German politicians on Wednesday accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of using Mesut Ozil's controversial retirement from international football to boost Turkey's bid to host Euro 2024 -- and weaken Germany's.

Turkey hails Ozil's international retirement

Turkish ministers on Monday warmly applauded the decision of Turkish-origin German footballer Mesut Ozil to quit the national team on the grounds of racism, with one senior minister hailing "a goal against the virus of fascism."

Gundogan sees car vandalised in wake of Erdogan meeting

Germany's Ilkay Gundogan had his car vandalised in the wake of him controversially posing for a picture with Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, German media reported on Saturday.

Russia held to a draw in last World Cup warm-up match

Russia extended their winless streak to seven matches with a 1-1 home draw against Turkey on Tuesday in their last warm-up game just nine days before the World Cup kick-off.

International Friendly

Turkey striker Tosun sorry for red card after supporter confrontation

After the Everton striker was sent off in a friendly draw against Tunisia, Turkey international Cenk Tosun apologised.

UCL

Turkish FA say lessons learned for Istanbul's CL final

Istanbul's Champions League final in 2020 will not be dogged by the logistical nightmare that confronted supporters trying to get to Kiev for UEFA's showpiece event this weekend, insists Servet Yardimci, vice-president of the Turkish Football Federation.

EURO 2016

Turkey keen to take their turn at hosting the Euros

According to the Turkish FA's vice-president Servet Yardimci, Turkey has earned the right to host the European Football Championship, as it bids to host the 2024 tournament.

TFF hits out at DFB president

The row over Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan meeting Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rumbled on with a TFF response.

EURO 2016

Turkey submits Euro 2024 bid

Turkey have presented their Euro 2024 bid documents to UEFA, meaning the process of evaluating the potential host nations can get underway.

Turkish Süper Lig

The fastest World Cup goalscorer who now lives in exile

Hakan Sukur was once a footballing icon in Turkey: club legend for Galatasaray, UEFA Cup winner, scorer of the fastest ever international goal, admired across Turkey. However, his path after retirement from football led him into politics, and would end up seeing him exiled from his home country in 2016.

World Cup

World Cup 2018 missing XI

We take a look at some of the biggest names who will not be featuring at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

WC Qual. Europe

Sahin retires from international duty

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin on Thursday announced his international retirement after Turkey's failure to reach the World Cup, despite being just 29 years old.

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