Supporters who put their conflicting interests aside.
Sport has often found a way to unite people across divides. When unofficial ceasefires occurred around the first Christmas
What is the political potential in Turkish football? What will happen to a sport on the brink of collapse? Where is Turkey heading under the ruling AKP? And what does it mean to be Turkish in the 21st century?
Vlad Chiriches has been looking like a disaster waiting to happen in the Spurs defence for some time and on Thursday night, late in the game, the waiting ended. His ugly air-shot of a hashed clearance, compounded by a desperate hand ball in full view of the referee, resulted in a converted penalty for Demba Ba and an equaliser for Besiktas.
Alexis Sánchez's first Arsenal goal ensured their Champions League group stage qualification for a 17th successive season
Demba Ba, popular amongst Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United supporters, nearly intensified their fondness with
Beşiktaş supporters displayed their support for the Ferguson protests in Missouri during their Champions League clash with
Beşiktaş and Galatasaray's Istanbul derby was abandoned on Sunday after supporters invaded the Olympic Stadium pitch. Hundreds
There have been fresh anti-government protests in Turkey, with some of the most violent clashes since the trouble started
Ricardo Quaresma has threatened to sue club executives at Beşiktaş over claims he exposed his genitals and urinated on training