The derby involving two Istanbul big three clubs came and went. But it would be the other Istanbul big 3 club that would make the headlines for this week.
Week 23 results of the Turkish Super League are reviewed. While the Fenerbahce-Besiktas makes took precedence, there were other stories coming out of the weekend. Genclerbirligi continued their good run of form, and Konyaspor keeps the good times rolling. Trabzonspor looked to put the debacle of the previous week behind then, but didn’t succeed. As for Galatasaray, it’s still a downward spiral. The week 24 schedule discussion focuses on the matchups involving the two leaders in the Super League standings. But there are other matches to look forward to as well.
The Turkish Cup wrapped up quarterfinal play. The semifinal ties are set and the pundits briefly discuss those matchups. One team made some history for itself.
The news this week concentrates more on Galatasaray. UEFA handed out a one year ban to Galatasaray this past week for Financial Fair play infractions. Also, it seems that it could get worse for Trabzonspor as their number one between the sticks is out for a bit.
The podcast wraps up with our rundown of the PTT 1st division and the women’s 1st division. The PTT 1st division had a pretty interesting string of results the previous week.