Showing posts with label football match. Show all posts
Showing posts with label football match. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Thursday, April 13, 2017

France steps up security as Lyon hosts 15,000 Turkish football fans

French officials have stepped up security in Lyon ahead of the home team’s Europa League quarter-final match against Besiktas on Thursday, with thousands of Turkish fans converging on the city to support the Istanbul team.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Explosions Dortmund - Interpellation d'un suspect "islamiste"

La police allemande a interpellé un suspect de la mouvance "islamiste" dans l'enquête sur l'attaque à l'explosif qui a visé mardi l'équipe de football de Dortmund, a annoncé mercredi le parquet fédéral allemand.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Israel warns soccer fans against travel to Albania due to terror threat

Israeli authorities on Wednesday recommended that supporters of its national soccer team avoid traveling to Albania to attend an upcoming World Cup qualifier following threats of a planned terror attack on the stadium.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Heavy security measures in place for El Clasico

"Draconian security measures" will be taken to protect people attending Saturday's El Clasico football match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz has said.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Turk-Greek post-war soccer friendly ends after 84 years

The first friendly soccer match between Turkish and Greek soccer teams – interrupted by downpour in its third minute 84 years ago – ended Saturday in a 5 – 5 draw, on the Greek island of Chios.

The 2014 replay saw Greek club Lailapas face Turkish opponents Karsiyaka, both wearing kits identical to those the two sides were wearing during their abortive clash over eight decades ago.

Karsiyaka mayor Huseyin Mutlu Akpinar was among several who switched teams mid-play, firstly captaining Karsiyaka and then scoring a goal for Lailapas.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Turkish, Greek teams to complete football match 84 years after kick-off

Photo: hurriyetdailynews
 On May 10, two teams from both sides of the Aegean Sea will face off against one another to finish a football match that began 84 years ago.

Turkey’s Karşıyaka, from the western province of İzmir, will meet with Lailapas, from the Greek island of Chios, to complete a football match that was halted on Dec. 7, 1930, after just three minutes due to bad weather.

“This game symbolizes the fraternity between the two peoples, I hope this game counts as a step towards better relations between the two sides,” said Lailapas team coach Michael Kottakis.

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