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The European obsession of Galatasaray

FOR SOME CLUBS, PLAYING IN EUROPE IS A STRONG AMBITION. For others, it’s a cardinal necessity. Money is thrown about to ensure constant participation, as the prestige of elite competition becomes a…

Arda Turan and the story of reaching the top

Occasionally, a player comes along whose talent is paradoxically matched by their worldwide under-appreciation. A player who mesmerises opposition fans and leaves them wondering what would be possible if he played for their…

A World of Ultras: Galatasaray

This feature is part of A World of Ultras Over the course of this series, we have delved deep into the realms of football fan culture to discover that there is a whole…

A Tale of One City: Istanbul

This feature is a part of A Tale of One City ISTANBUL IS A BREATHTAKING CITY. Locals call it ‘the city that is older than time itself’. The ancient town, formerly known as…