ANKARA, Turkey -- The president of Turkish club Genclerbirligi has denied accusations that his team's goalkeeper purposely gave away a decisive goal in a league game against Galatasaray.
The claim could implicate Galatasaray, who lead second-place Fenerbahce by three points with two matches remaining. Fenerbahce were barred by UEFA from three seasons of European competitions in a 2011 match-fixing scandal.
Genclerbirligi president Ilhan Cavcav says goalkeeper Ferhat Kaplan "could have reached out...
The president of Turkish club Genclerbirligi has decided to fine any of his side's players who sport beards by claiming they are a bad influence on youngsters.
Ilhan Cavcav, who sports a moustache himself, will fine players 25,000 Turkish Liras -- around 7,150 pounds -- if they do not follow his demands, and says players such as Olcay Sahan, Volkan Demirel, Selcuk Inan and Besiktas manager Slaven Bilic are setting a poor example.
"I am 80 years old, and I shave every single day," the Guardian reports...