Editorials

  • Champions League talk, Benfica vs. Beşiktaş

    Beşiktaş played their first Champions League match since 2009 tonight and got a point away at the Estádio da Luz against SL Benfica: 1-1, thanks to an emphatic free-kick goal from...

  • What will it take for Tolga Zengin to move permanently to the bench?

    Beşiktaş captain Tolga Zengin is still seen as the “number one” by coach Şenol Güneş, despite the fact that this baffles the entire fanbase of the club. Both gentlemen of course...

  • Beşiktaş’ UEFA Champions League Group B preview

    In collaboration with “Il Napolista”, “Futbol Ukraine” and “Planet Benfica”, Beşiktaş International have taken a closer look at Beşiktaş’ Champions League group. The Black Eagles will be facing Portugal’s Champions SL Benfica, The Ukraine’s...

  • The dilemma’s set before Şenol Güneş this season

    With the transfer window now closed and firmly behind us it’s time to take a step back and reflect on the transfer business conducted by Beşiktaş over the past Summer. Several...

  • Why Beşiktaş should sell José Sosa

    With AC Milan’s attractive 7,5 million euro offer coming in today, the question on the minds of many Beşiktaş fans is whether or not the Black Eagles should sell their top...

  • What can Beşiktaş expect to earn from the Champions League?

    It’s no secret that participating in the UEFA Champions League is a very lucrative endeavor, but with the elimination of Fenerbahçe from the qualifiers at the hands of AS Monaco yesterday, Beşiktaş are...

  • Did Gökhan Gönül join Beşiktaş for the money?

    On July 1st 2016, Beşiktaş made a remarkable signing with Turkish international right-back Gökhan Gönül. It is by far the most controversial signing Beşiktaş have made in recent memory. Of course Gökhan is...

  • Does a loan fee factor in to FFP calculations?

    With Beşiktaş being their second year of a Financial Fairplay settlemen they are required to balance the books with a deficit no larger than 10 million euros during the monitoring period of...

  • Exclusive: Has Mario Gómez regained his peak form?

    Mario Gómez is currently in France with the German national team after being offered a chance by Joachim Löw to revive his international career over the past few months. And the...

  • Why Oğuzhan Özyakup is unlikely to join Bilic at West Ham

    Oğuzhan Özyakup has enjoyed his best season to date in his young career. The 23 year old Turkish international was instrumental in Şenol Güneş’ side that conquered the 2015-2016 Süper lig...

  • Filip analyzes: Beşiktaş vs Başakşehir and Mersin IY

    A loss of points after a serie of league victories or an heroic rescue of a draw, despite the weakened squad? There are some different views on Sunday 2:2 result against...

  • Filip analyzes: Beşitkaş vs Gazientepspor

    What a beautiful evening it was. The prolonged break from the league is finally over. And it ended in style which will be mentioned with a smile on our face. After an...

  • Everything you need to know about King Kong Boyko

    It seems like Beşiktaş have finally found their new goalkeeper and as you all know by now his name is Denys Boyko. But who is Denys Boyko, what kind of goalkeeper...

  • This was 2015, Beşiktaş edition

    While we have already gone in to the final 24 hours of the year 2015, we wanted to wish all Black Eagles fans a happy and successful 2016! At the same...

  • Filip analyzes: Beşiktaş vs Konyaspor

    It is hard to imagine something even better at the end of the first half of the season. After one of our worst games of the season in Ankara, this time...

  • Filip analyzes: Osmanlispor vs Besiktas

    How good, that we can win even matches in which almost nothing is going our way. The clash with Osmanlispor was probably the worst 5-goal-match I’ve ever seen in my entire...

  • The Fulya case, explained by Emre Hastürk

    Over the past week there have been a lot of reports in the media concerning the court case surrounding the Fulya complex and Yildirim Demirören, but what is it exactly? Emre...

  • Filip analyzes: Beşiktaş vs Galatasaray

    When I was promoting my last text about the match against Kayserispor, I wrote on to my Twitter: “And now a week with Sporting and GS, huh, it is possible that...

  • Why David Ospina joining Beşiktaş makes sense

    Someone mentioned David Ospina into their tweet about joining the biggest club in Turkey, Beşiktaş. The 27 year old liked the tweet before other black and whites fans started to mention...

  • Filip analyzes: Kayserispor vs Beşiktaş

    Maybe it was not a dream attitude, but fortunately Beşiktaş quickly returned to the road of victory after stumbling against Akhisar. We had some worse moments in this game, but finally...

  • Filip analyzes: Besiktas vs Sivasspor

    Sivasspor is one of the weakest teams in the league according to the league table and they remain a candidate for relegation, so it can’t be any surprise, that our players started...

  • Filip analyzes: Bursaspor – Besiktas

    Complete silence among the several thousand fans gathered at the stadium in Bursa, today was the greatest sound for our ears. All thanks to a beautiful action and goal from Oguzhan Ozyakup...

  • Beşiktaş summer transfer window round up

    With the 2015 summer transfer window now officially closed, we take a look at Beşiktaş’ transfers both in and out. Incoming players (5) Mario Gómez – Season long loan with an...

  • The Curious Story of Oğuzhan Özyakup

    Going into the opener, Beşiktaş had a big hole to fill next to Atiba Hutchinson in the center of the midfield. On the transfer front, Beşiktaş recently, and in demoralizing fashion,...

  • In the end everybody loses; the tale of a bizarre transfer

    3 days ago Beşiktaş was on the verge of sealing Ozan Tufan’s transfer from Bursaspor after allegedly agreeing terms with both the club and the player. The only thing that’s missing...

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