Tuesday, November 27, 2007

"spiegel online" reported

"Spiegel online" the internet presentation of the most recognized German news magazine published an article about right wing violence in soccer. The article "Regional Football Battles against Neo-Nazi Influence" looks at how the right wing organizations work and why they try to enter the realm of soccer. The article opens with a description of an event that occured with Türkiyemspor only weeks ago.

"Sometimes, words simply aren't enough. Last month, the multicultural Berlin football club Türkiyemspor was in Rathenow, west of the capital for a regional league match. The atmosphere was tense, and became even worse once the opening whistle blew. Almost immediately, one of the Turkish players got in the face of a fan who had insulted him. `It almost turned ugly,´ says Mehmet Matur. `I jumped in between them and was able to calm the situation down.´"

You can read the whole article here:

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