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Why Did Turkish Soccer Fans Boo During A Moment Of Silence For The Paris Attacks?

As with many of yesterday’s international soccer matches, Turkey-Greece began with a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris last week. Things quickly went off the rails, when the home Turkish fans interrupted the silence with boos and chants. But it might not be as simple as…

Turkish Club President Locks Refs In Stadium Overnight For Not Calling Penalty

Ibrahim Hacıosmanoğlu, president of Turkish Süper Lig club Trabzonspor, was upset with the referees after his team’s 2-2 draw against Gaziantepspor. So much so, he instructed stadium security not to let the refs out of the of building, holding them captive until 4 a.m. the next day, only releasing them after a call…

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