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# turkey-soccer - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Turkey defends footballers over controversial goal celebration

Players were seen as supporting the country’s current military operation in Syria.

# turkey-soccer - Monday 10 June, 2019

Iceland accused of showing Turkish team 'disrespect' at airport

The two nations meet in Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

# turkey-soccer - Saturday 8 June, 2019

France can't even manage shot on target in dismal defeat against Turkey

Turkey continued their 100% start to Euro 2020 qualifying with a 2-0 win.

# turkey-soccer - Monday 14 May, 2018

Germany stars under fire over photo with Turkey president

Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan were accused by their national federation on Monday of having been “manipulated”.

# turkey-soccer - Sunday 6 May, 2018

The famous soccer player hiding in plain sight in a bakery and more of the week's best sportswriting

Hakan Sukur has led an interesting life after football.

# turkey-soccer - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From Chelsea reject to Ireland international: 19-year-old Declan Rice's remarkable rise

The West Ham youngster was named man of the match on his senior debut against Turkey last night.

# turkey-soccer - Friday 23 March, 2018

Toothless Ireland fail to register a single shot on target and more talking points from the Turkey loss

The more things change, the more they stay the same for Martin O’Neill’s Ireland side.

'You always dream of having a good start': Debutant Rice a bright spark for Ireland

Martin O’Neill and Seamus Coleman were impressed with the West Ham youngster.

Here's how we rated the Boys in Green this evening

The Republic of Ireland went down 1-0 to Turkey in this evening’s friendly.

New faces fail to inspire Ireland in Turkey

Boys in Green boss Martin O’Neill gave game time to several players previously on the periphery of the squad.

As it happened: Turkey v Ireland, international friendly

Martin O’Neill’s side were on the road for their first game of 2018.

New era begins for Ireland as youth and fringe players handed 'terrific opportunity to impress' in Antalya

Martin O’Neill is set to experiment against Turkey this evening.

# turkey-soccer - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Do you agree with our Ireland starting XI to face Turkey?

With a number of high-profile players absent, Martin O’Neill is set to field an experimental side.

# turkey-soccer - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Uncapped Ross County keeper called up to Ireland squad for Turkey friendly

Aaron McCarey is one of eight uncapped players in the squad for Friday’s friendly.

# turkey-soccer - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'He has a steeliness about him that’s been built up from having his confidence knocked in the past'

Sean Maguire can stake his claim for a regular place in the Ireland team when they face Turkey later this month, says Kevin Kilbane.

# turkey-soccer - Thursday 8 March, 2018

West Ham youngster Declan Rice included in Ireland squad for Turkey friendly

An 30-man panel has been announced ahead of the fixture, which is scheduled for 23 March.

# turkey-soccer - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Ireland need to regenerate and give youth a chance on Turkey trip

Martin O’Neill names his squad for this month’s friendly in Antalya tomorrow afternoon.

Ireland supporters travelling to Turkey will receive their tickets free of charge

Approximately 170 Irish fans are expected to attend the friendly.

# turkey-soccer - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Do you agree with our 40-man Ireland squad to face Turkey?

Martin O’Neill has promised to experiment with younger players for the game later this month.

# turkey-soccer - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Barcelona star retires from international football after spat with journalists

Arda Turan has called time on his career with the Turkish national team.

# turkey-soccer - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Germany or Turkey will host Euro 2024

Uefa announced today that the two nations are in the running to stage the European championships.

# turkey-soccer - Friday 12 August, 2016

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-football star in coup probe

Hakan Sukur is accused by prosecutors of “being a member of an armed terror group”.

# turkey-soccer - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

10 other underdogs that 'did a Wales' at a major tournament

Greece, Denmark and others who have sprung a surprise over the years.

# turkey-soccer - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Turkey star mocked over ill-timed male grooming

The young Fenerbahce player has come under fire for his performance against Croatia.

# turkey-soccer - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Modric's masterclass, Germany get the job done and Sunday's Euro 2016 talking points

There were wins for Croatia, Poland and the world champions today.

Magnificent Luka Modric strike gives Croatia a winning start against Turkey On The Volley This post contains videos

Magnificent Luka Modric strike gives Croatia a winning start against Turkey

The Real Madrid midfielder proved the game-winner in today’s Group D opener.

# turkey-soccer - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Turkey's coach had a phone confiscated at the Etihad today Bold This post contains videos

Turkey's coach had a phone confiscated at the Etihad today

Fatih Terim was unhappy at the decision to award England’s first goal.

# turkey-soccer - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

After an eventful night, here are the qualified teams that will play at Euro 2016

Turkey pulled off a massive coup and finished as the best third-placed side.

# turkey-soccer - Monday 12 October, 2015

8 teams Ireland could face in the Euro 2016 playoffs

Martin O’Neill’s side’s loss tonight means they will have to play two additional matches in their bid to reach France.

# turkey-soccer - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Are issues with Keane part of the reason behind Delaney's absence from the Irish squad?

The in-form Palace defender has played just 65 minutes of football under Martin O’Neill.

# turkey-soccer - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Fenerbahce star survives gun attack thanks to his bulletproof car

Mehmet Topal escaped unharmed after unknown assailants opened fire on his vehicle on the way home from training in Istanbul.

# turkey-soccer - Saturday 28 March, 2015

A Brazil-born debutant rescued Italy with a stunning strike tonight

Meanwhile, a last-gasp Klaas-Jan Huntelaar goal prevented Turkey from triumphing in Holland.

# turkey-soccer - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Neymar's bagged another international goal after a heat-seeking missile from Fernandinho

Brazil are routing Turkey 4-0 in a friendly tonight.

# turkey-soccer - Monday 2 June, 2014

Clint Dempsey, we salute you for this magnificent spinning nutmeg Tekkers This post contains videos

Clint Dempsey, we salute you for this magnificent spinning nutmeg

Hopefully Anthony Pilkington is still taking notes.

# turkey-soccer - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Fab Johnson effort shows just how you go about stuffing Turkey Woof This post contains videos

Fab Johnson effort shows just how you go about stuffing Turkey

We could have done with a goal like this in the Aviva last Sunday.

# turkey-soccer - Monday 26 May, 2014

5 talking points from Ireland's loss to Turkey

Will these losses come back to haunt Martin O’Neill’s side? Is it time to give Anthony Stokes a chance?

Wes we can! 'Little Hoolahan' has become a vital part of Ireland's plans

Martin O’Neill was full of praise for last night’s Man of the Match.

# turkey-soccer - Sunday 25 May, 2014

O'Neill: 'I genuinely don't know how we lost'

Ireland’s attention now turns to Saturday’s friendly against Italy in London.

Hoolahan disappointed with Turkey defeat but loving regular starting role

The Norwich attacker has started three of Martin O’Neill’s four games in charge of Ireland.

Turkish delight as O'Neill's Ireland fall to a second straight defeat

Jon Walters took his late goal superbly, but it was little more than a consolation for the Boys in Green.

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