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3rd in UEFA Nations League
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3dReuters

Sweden beat Turkey to set up Russia showdown

Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist lashed home a penalty to secure a 1-0 away win over Turkey in their UEFA Nations League B, Group 2 clash.

Turkey 0-1 Sweden: Penalty relegates Turkey (1:06)
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36dAssociated Press

Turkey seeks 12-year sentence for Turan

The fight between Turan and pop singer Berkay Sahin began after the midfielder allegedly made comments to the singer's wife.

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61dESPN

UEFA concerned by Turkey's human rights record

UEFA expressed concerns about Turkey's approach to guaranteeing human rights but had no problems with Germany's bid as voting for Euro 2024 looms.

Sweden 2-3 Turkey: Super-sub Emre (3:03)
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172dESPN staff

Tosun sees red, makes throat-slit gesture at fan

Turkey's Cenk Tosun appeared to make a throat-slitting gesture towards a fan and had to be restrained by his teammates in a 2-2 draw with Tunisia.

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190dPA Sport

Turkey: 'High time' to host major tournament

The head of the Turkish bid for the 2024 European Championships has said it is "high time" his country was given the chance to host a major event.

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205dESPN staff

Turkish fan hires crane to watch game

Having been given a one-year ban from the Denizli Atatürk stadium for a previous misdemeanour, the chap in question went to extreme lengths.

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208dChris Wright

Sahin accepted into Harvard Business School

Confounding the assertion that footballers are a little lacking in the intelligence department, Nuri Sahin has announced he's off to college.

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242dPA Sport

Topal scores as Turkey edge out Ireland

Ireland handed senior debuts to Declan Rice, Scott Hogan and sub Matt Doherty and first starts to Alan Browne and Sean Maguire in Antalya

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317dMark Lovell

Denis Naki's car shot at on motorway

Naki, a Kurd who currently plays for Turkish side Amed SK, was given a suspended 18-month sentence in April for promoting "terrorist propaganda."

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383dStephan Uersfeld

Sahin retires from international football

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin has retired from international football after 52 caps for Turkey , saying it is time for a new generation.

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406dEren Sarigul

Turkey amputee team's Euro glory

Turkey's amputee football team inspired a nation as they beat England in Monday's European Championship final at the 41,903-seater Vodafone Park.

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407dChris Borg

Arsenal to end Arda Turan's Barca exile?

Arda Turan has struggled for playing time since arriving at Barcelona two summers ago. Will he join Arsenal in January? Transfer Talk has the latest.

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421dEren Sarigul

Fenerbahce-Besiktas: The view from Istanbul

After this weekend's wild Istanbul derby in which five red cards were shown, Eren Sarigul explains its explosion in both popularity and entertainment.

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505dBen Gladwell

Terim backs Calhanoglu to help Milan

Turkey boss Fatih Terim says Hakan Calhanoglu can help AC Milan get back to the top in Europe again.