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EMRE BELOZOGLU RUMORS

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Didier Zokora mistakes crotch for soccer ball

It’s the ever-too-common Player A uses a racial slur on Player B and Player B goes after Player A’s junk. Didier Zokora claimed that Emre Belozoglu used a racial slur when the two players’ Turkish clubs met in April. Belozoglu was suspended for two games for the incident. Zokora got his revenge Sunday when he came together with Belozoglu. I think the old saying goes something...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Fenerbahce's Belozoglu denies using racist slur

Fenerbahce midfielder Emre Belozoglu says he did not use a racist slur against Trabzonspor's Didier Zokora during a match last weekend. Belozoglu, speaking during a televised news conference, says Monday: ''I am not racist. I did not call him 'negro''' as Zokora alleged. Belozoglu had earlier said he did not remember whether he used the word during a tense Sunday game that ended...
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April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Thousands bid farewell to Turkish football star

About 10,000 people, including fans from several Turkish clubs, bid farewell on Sunday to Lefter Kucukandonyadis, one of Turkey's top football players, who has died at 86. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Egemen Bagis, Turkey's EU minister, atended the funeral ceremony at Fenerbahce's Sukru Saracoglu Stadium. Kucukandonyadis died of pneumonia Friday in Istanbul. Midfielder...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Turkey beats Estonia 3-0 in friendly

Kazim Kazim scored twice in the first half to give Turkey a comfortable 3-0 win over Estonia in a friendly on Wednesday. Turkey took an early lead after captain and Fenerbahce midfielder Emre Belozoglu converted a penalty in the eighth minute. Galatasaray forward Kazim netted a 30-yard shot into the right corner in the 28th and then fired a right-footed drive from just outside...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Emre testifies in match-fixing probe

Turkish prosecutors have questioned Emre Belozoglu, the captain of the Turkish national team, in a match-fixing probe that also involves his club Fenerbahce. Belozoglu says he was released without charges on Tuesday. He refused to answer questions, saying he was tired and had ''spoken enough'' during his testimony. Prosecutors also questioned Fenerbahce manager Ekrem Okumus along...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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