1. Nuri Sahin: Will He Find a Place in Mourinho's Madrid?

    Last year, I wrote an article on the possible destinations for Turkish midfielder Nuri Sahin. I thought he would have been fantastic in the Premier League with the likes of Manchester United or Chelsea and would have been a great fit with A...

    Canbek Alakay Written by Canbek Alakay about over 2 years ago 3,071 reads 19 comments

  2. A New Generation of Cardiac Kids: The 10 Hottest Football Talents from Turkey

    Turkey captured the hearts of football fans around the world with their inspiring semifinal run at EURO 2008. Three years later, new talents have emerged and some have begun cementing starting eleven spots...

    Canbek Alakay Written by Canbek Alakay about almost 3 years ago 1,884 reads 5 comments

  3. Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks Will Shake Up the Eastern Conference

    Although some Knicks fans have been complaining that too much was given up for Carmelo Anthony, they're wrong; when you have a chance to acquire one of the top-ten players in the league, you can't say no...

    Canbek Alakay Written by Canbek Alakay about over 3 years ago 675 reads 1 comments

  4. 2011 NBA All-Star Game Snubs: Kevin Love and Monta Ellis Miss the Cut

    Despite submitting stellar performance after stellar performance, small market stars Kevin Love and Monta Ellis can't seem to catch a break...

    Canbek Alakay Written by Canbek Alakay about over 3 years ago 796 reads 1 comments

  5. Nuri Sahin: The Perfect Replacement For Paul Scholes At Manchester United

    Nuri Sahin has lead Borussia Dortmund to the top of the Bundesliga standings through 20 rounds, 11 points ahead of second-placed Bayer Leverkusen ...

    Canbek Alakay Written by Canbek Alakay about over 3 years ago 6,951 reads 3 comments

  6. Andy Carroll to Liverpool for €40 Million: Does He Fit Dalgish's Philosophy?

    If footballers were measured by their transfer fees, then newly transferred Liverpool target man Andy Carroll would be more valuable than a 22-year old Fernando Torres and 22-year old Thierry Henry–combined...

    Canbek Alakay Written by Canbek Alakay about over 3 years ago 1,737 reads 6 comments

  7. Tuncay Sanli Finds a Way Out of Stoke City, Joins German Side VfL Wolfsburg

    Turkish international Tuncay Sanli left the Premier League to join Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg for €5.2 millon on 31 January, just hours before the transfer deadline...

    Canbek Alakay Written by Canbek Alakay about over 3 years ago 361 reads 1 comments

  8. Guus Hiddink's Turkey Squad Must Play Cardiac Kids Once Again

    The Turkish national team caught the hearts and eyes of football fans around the world at EURO 2008 when they pulled off dramatic comebacks against the Czech Republic and Croatia before ultimately falling to powerhouse Germany...

    Canbek Alakay Written by Canbek Alakay about over 3 years ago 416 reads 1 comments