Focus on Turkey

Turkey at crossroads

July 9, 2011
By Andy Brassell
Sunday May 22, 2011 saw another gripping climax to the Turkish Super Lig season, with Fenerbahce winning 4-3 at Sivasspor to seal the title at the expense of Trabzonspor on the final day. For Fener, it was closure after the trauma of 12 months before, when fans celebrated the title on the Sukru Saracoglu pitch - only to find out that the tannoy announcement that rivals Bursaspor had faltered against Besiktas was wrong, and that Bursa were champions. Furious home fans began to tear out seats and start ...

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