Champions League

Mourinho gets warm welcome at Fenerbahçe

Former Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho was unveiled as the new coach of Fenerbahçe on June 2 night, tasked with winning the club a first league title since 2014 after six runner-up finishes.

"I promise you that from this moment I belong to your family," Mourinho told thousands of fans at Şükrü Saraçoğlu Stadium on Istanbul's Anatolian side.

Galatasaray wins Süper Lig, edges rival Fenerbahçe on final day

 Galatasaray clinched the Turkish league title on Sunday, edging city rival Fenerbahçe with a record total of 102 points.

Galatasaray needed just a point in its final game at Konyaspor, and won 3-1 with talismanic striker Mauro Icardi scoring twice to raise his league-leading total to 25.

Olympiakos beats Villa again to reach Conference League final

Olympiakos became on Thursday the second Greek club ever to reach a European final, as it defeated Aston Villa for the second time in as many games, this time with a 2-0 score in Piraeus, to set up an appointment with Fiorentina at the Europa Conference League final, to take place on May 29 in Athens.

Islamic State Threatens Champions League Quarter-Finals with Terrorist Attacks

The terrorist group known as the "Islamic State" has issued a threat against the upcoming quarter-finals of the Champions League. The ominous warning was delivered through a propaganda publication, Al-Azaim, affiliated with the "Islamic State - Khorasan Province".

Ankaragücü president gets lifetime ban for punching referee

The Turkish Football Federation has permanently banned the former president of a Turkish football team who punched a referee on the field moments after a game.

The federation late on Dec. 14 said it banned Faruk Koca, who has resigned as president of MKE Ankaragücü, for punching referee Halil Umut Meler on Dec. 11 night.

Mata targets J-League title after joining Vissel Kobe

Former Manchester United and Spain midfielder Juan Mata set his sights on winning the J-League title yesterday after joining Andres Iniesta's former Japanese club Vissel Kobe.

Mata, a World Cup winner with Spain in 2010, has joined Kobe after leaving Turkish Süper Lig club Galatasaray over the summer.

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