<![CDATA[FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 18 May 2015 20:54:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:49:40 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Beaten Bilic senses end is nigh at Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/260/638/6/index.html2606386

Slaven Bilic admitted that he did not expect to be retained as coach for next season by Turkish giants Besiktas, after a shock league defeat to Konyaspor.

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© AFPMon, 18 May 2015 20:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Halilhodzic returns to Trabzonspor]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/240/602/3/index.html2406023

Former Algeria head coach Vahid Halilhodzic signed a two-year deal with Turkish side Trabzonspor after guiding the African nation to their first ever appearance in the FIFA World Cup knockout stages. 

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© AFPTue, 15 Jul 2014 14:56:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Prandelli: I'll develop a winning team]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/240/163/5/index.html2401635Cesare Prandelli has said that he was seduced by Galatasaray's ambition and said that his target with the Istanbul giants is to develop a team that "only wins".]]>© AFPTue, 08 Jul 2014 14:27:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Emenike: I'm on cloud nine in Turkey]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/228/151/3/index.html2281513In a chat with FIFA.com, Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike speaks about how he is enjoying playing in Turkey, his time in South Africa and Russia and his similarities with fellow Nigerian Emmanuel Amunike.]]>© FIFA.comFri, 21 Feb 2014 17:34:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[US star Jones goes on loan to Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/226/753/0/index.html2267530

USA midfielder Jermaine Jones has joined Turkish side Besiktas on loan for the rest of the season from Bundesliga club Schalke with an option to extend the deal for two more years. 

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© AFPThu, 30 Jan 2014 16:36:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bilic named new Besiktas coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/212/012/5/index.html2120125

Following UEFA's match-fixing ban on the club, Turkish side Besiktas have announced former Croatia coach Slaven Bilic as their new manager.

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© AFPWed, 26 Jun 2013 16:25:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bruno Alves heads to Fenerbahce]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/210/486/1/index.html2104861

Portuguese international defender Bruno Alves has signed for Turkish giants Fenerbahce from Russian side Zenit Saint Petersburg, the Yellow Canaries announced on their website.

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© AFPSun, 09 Jun 2013 08:17:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Arab stars shining in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/210/464/4/index.html2104644

FIFA.com takes a look back at the Arab stars who made an impression in Europe's top leagues this season, with a UEFA Europa League semi-finalist and an English FA Cup winner among them.

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© FIFA.comSat, 08 Jun 2013 12:36:17 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Galatasary clinch 19th league crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/207/429/5/index.html2074295

Galatasaray clinched the Turkish league title on Sunday with two games of the season remaining as they crushed Sivasspor 4-2 in Istanbul and saw arch-rivals Fenerbahce beaten 2-0 by Buyuksehir Belediyespor.

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© AFPSun, 05 May 2013 21:48:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Webo relishing Turkish renaissance]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/205/695/7/index.html2056957Pierre Webo speaks to FIFA.com about reviving his career in Turkish, his hopes of landing the treble with Fenerbahce, and prospects of a return to the Cameroon national fold.]]>© FIFA.comThu, 11 Apr 2013 09:15:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Stoch: Fener have to win titles]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/197/181/7/index.html1971817Miroslav Stoch speaks to FIFA.com about his career thus far, his amibitions for Fenerbahce and Slovakia, and his bid to win the FIFA Puskás Award.]]>© FIFA.comFri, 14 Dec 2012 13:33:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Veteran Cris signs for Galatasaray]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/169/474/8/index.html1694748

Former Brazilian international defender Cris ended his eight-year spell at French Ligue 1 side Lyon by signing for Turkish giants Galatasaray for €1.25million ($1.57million) on Monday.

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© AFPMon, 03 Sep 2012 21:58:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bursaspor ban overturned]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/165/458/1/index.html1654581

Bursaspor have seen a UEFA ban preventing them from playing in next year's UEFA Europa League overturned, with the Court of Arbitration for Sport suspending the ruling for three years.

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© AFPFri, 22 Jun 2012 20:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Fenerbahce clinch Turkish Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/163/268/6/index.html1632686

Fenerbahce clinced the Turkish Cup in emphatic fashion, defeating Bursaspor 4-0 through Caner Erkin, Christian Baroni, Semih Senturk, and Alex de Souza goals.

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© AFPWed, 16 May 2012 21:52:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Sow: Nothing compares to Turkish crowds]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/161/810/5/index.html1618105Fenerbahce forward Moussa Sow talks about his move from France to Turkey and why his long-held desire of playing in the English Premier League has been put to one side at this moment in time.]]>© FIFA.comFri, 20 Apr 2012 12:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Trab bring Altintop to Turkey]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/145/935/5/index.html1459355Trabzonspor have signed midfielder Halil Altintop on a three-year deal in a move which will see the 28-year-old play club football in Turkey for the first time in his career.]]>© AFPThu, 23 Jun 2011 16:01:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Fenerbahce take title over Trabzonspor]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/143/909/5/index.html1439095

Fenerbahce won 4-3 at Sivasspor to win the Turkish league title - their 18th - ahead of Trabzonspor, who lost out on goal difference despite a 4-0 victory against Karabukspor.

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© AFPSun, 22 May 2011 21:07:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Terim set for Galatasaray return]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/143/823/6/index.html1438236

Galatasaray are set to recall former coach Fatih Terim for his third term in charge of the Istanbul club, following an awful season for the Turkish giants, having sacked Gheorghe Hagi after only five months in charge.

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© AFPFri, 20 May 2011 13:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Galatasaray sack Hagi]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/140/614/9/index.html1406149Galatasaray have sacked coach and former player Gheorghe Hagi after just five months at the helm, with the club languishing in 11th place and 27 points behind rivals Fenerbahce.]]>© AFPFri, 25 Mar 2011 15:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Alex getting better with age]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/140/128/2/index.html1401282In an exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Fenerbahce's Brazilian midfielder Alexsandro de Souza  discusses his classic playing style and current success at 33 years of age.

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© FIFA.comFri, 18 Mar 2011 08:19:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Schuster resigns as Besiktas coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/139/866/3/index.html1398663Besiktas have confirmed that Bernd Schuster has resigned as coach after a poor run of results and will be replaced by his assistant Tayfur Havutcu until the end of the season.]]>© AFPTue, 15 Mar 2011 14:44:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Almeida: I'll give my all for Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/136/741/1/index.html1367411

Simao Sabrosa, Manuel Fernandes and Hugo Almeida recently bolstered Besiktas's Portuguese contingent. The latter speaks to FIFA.com about the warm welcome he received from the club’s fans and his desire to repay them.

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© FIFA.comWed, 19 Jan 2011 08:27:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Besiktas complete Almeida signing]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/135/611/6/index.html1356116

Besiktas have signed striker Hugo Almeida from Werder Bremen for €2million on a three-year deal, the second Portuguese international the club have bought this week after the arrival of Simao.

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© AFPFri, 24 Dec 2010 09:44:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Kayserispor, Turkey's latest sensation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/134/115/3/index.html1341153

Kayserispor's Selim Teber speaks to FIFA.com about the rapid rise of this little-known Turkish club and the crumbling of the Istabul empire.

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© FIFA.comThu, 25 Nov 2010 08:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Istanbul trio gunning for Bursaspor]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/128/486/2/index.html1284862

Besiktas, Fenerbahce and Galatasaray are all determined to address disappointing campaigns by wresting the Super Lig crown off surprise champions Bursaspor.

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© FIFA.comFri, 13 Aug 2010 08:22:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bursaspor shock Turkey's big three]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/121/323/3/index.html1213233

Bursaspor are in dreamland this week after winning their first-ever Turkish title, ending Istanbul's 26-year stranglehold on the top prize.

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© FIFA.comTue, 18 May 2010 08:26:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[History within Bursaspor's reach]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/118/538/0/index.html1185380

Five points clear with just eight games remaining, Bursaspor are closing in on a Super Lig title that would end the capital clubs' domestic dominance.

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© FIFA.comThu, 25 Mar 2010 08:13:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Makukula chasing Portugal return]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/116/327/9/index.html1163279

The ex-Benfica striker is currently top of the Turkish league scoring charts and dreaming of leading the Portuguese line at South Africa 2010.

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© FIFA.comThu, 28 Jan 2010 10:20:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Istanbul trio poised for battle]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/108/754/4/index.html1087544The 50th Turkish Super Lig season is about to get underway and all eyes are focused on Istanbul's big three; Besiktas, Fenerbahce and Galatasaray. ]]>© FIFA.comThu, 06 Aug 2009 09:02:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Nihat may return to Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/107/651/9/index.html1076519Turkish champions Besiktas are in talks with Villarreal over the transfer of Turkey international striker Nihat Kahveci regarding a reported four-year contract.
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© AFPThu, 25 Jun 2009 15:39:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Black Eagles soar in Turkey]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/106/487/4/index.html1064874

In a season that witnessed disappointment for Galatasaray and a near miss for Sivasspor, Besiktas were the team crowned in the Super Lig.

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© FIFA.comMon, 01 Jun 2009 07:47:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Thrilling climax in Turkey]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/105/579/0/index.html1055790

Surprise package Sivasspor are out in front of the pack in the Turkish Super Lig, but can they hold off the challenge posed by rampaging Besiktas?

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© FIFA.comFri, 08 May 2009 15:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Pressure on Liverpool and Lyon]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/983/258/index.html983258With Lyon without a win in four matches and Liverpool facing the unpredictable but often brilliant Arsenal, the heat is on this weekend.  ]]>© FIFA.comFri, 19 Dec 2008 07:45:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Guiza signals Fener ambition]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/831/375/index.html831375In recruiting Dani Guiza, Fenerbahce have shown their ambition and reinforced their reputation as a favoured destination for top-class strikers. ]]>© FIFA.comWed, 23 Jul 2008 07:43:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014