Galatasaray To Protest Racism Against Drogba By Wearing Blackface

Galatasaray's Didier Drogba faced your typical Euro-flavor of racism during this past weekend's derby match against Fenerbahce: monkey noises, bananas on the pitch, et cetera. In response, Drogba's teammates are pledging to wear blackface in their next match as a token of solidarity toward him and fellow players of… » 5/15/13 1:45pm 5/15/13 1:45pm

Turkish Soccer Fans, Banned From Stadium, Manage To Launch Flares Onto…

Istanbul club Fenerbahçe's Europa League match last Thursday was a sight to behold. The game was played in an empty stadium as punishment for a December match in which fans hurled fireworks onto the pitch, so the team set up a large viewing screen outside. Fans launched dozens of flares attached to small parachutes… » 2/27/13 5:25pm 2/27/13 5:25pm

How Soccer Fans Thank Their Team In The Middle Of A Match-Fixing Scandal

Turkish champions Fenerbahçe are embroiled in a huge match-fixing scandal that could see their team stripped of their title and relegated. Hours before yesterday's friendly with Ukranian side Shakhtar Donetsk, club chairman Aziz Yıldırım (who currently sits in jail) announced he would resign. So it's not a huge… » 7/22/11 4:40pm 7/22/11 4:40pm