Fenerbahce’s Chairman denies any Match Fixing
July 25, 2011
The Turkish chairman of The Soccer Club Fenerbahçe Aziz Yıldırım has denied to a court any involvement in the match fixing scandal engulfing Turkish football. At the same time he has revealed he will step down from his position once the issue has been concluded.ue.
The new season is scheduled to start in two weeks and there is no plans for an alteration however a final decision will be made on July 29th.
This the most serious match fixing scandal within Europe with many other investigations throughout the Soccer world taking place in recent time.
A number of arrents have been made within last season’s champions Fenerbahçe. They have been alleged to have fixed the result of their last day of the season clash with Sivasspor last season
If Fenerbahçe are found guilty, they may lose their title from last season, and possibly face relegation.
FIFA, who are the Sports World governing body has a range of sanctions at its disposal, including the suspension of associations, though this would seem unlikely at this stage.