Şenol Güneş

Turkish manager expects tight match in EURO 2020 opener

Turkey expects a tough match against Italy in Friday's UEFA EURO 2020 opener in Rome, the Turkish national football team manager said on June 10. 

"I expect tomorrow's match will be in a high level technically, tactically and physically," Şenol Güneş said in a pre-match press conference, referring to both teams' high concentration and challenging playing style on the pitch.

Burak Yılmaz nets hat trick as Turkey beats Netherlands

Veteran striker Burak Yılmaz scored a hat trick as Turkey stunned the Netherlands 4-2 on March 24 in the opening game of European World Cup qualifying.

Yılmaz, the 35-year-old Lille forward, struck twice before the break and again late in the second half to secure the win in the Group G opener just as the Netherlands was threatening a comeback.

Social media frenzy over Beşiktaş coach’s ‘last look’ at striker Cenk Tosun amid reports of Everton transfer

Beşiktaş coach Şenol Güneş’s emotional gaze at Cenk Tosun, after the striker found the net in a Turkey Cup game late on Dec. 28, has heated up rumors that Tosun will sign with English Premier League club Everton.