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Sunday, 9 July, 2000, 13:29 GMT 14:29 UK

Arif Erdem Turkey stars join Sociedad
Tayfun Korkut and Arif Erdem have joined Real Sociedad after starring at Euro 2000.

Mustafa Denizli Gunes to replace Denizli
Former international coach Senol Gunes is the man who will take over as Turkish coach following Mustafa Denizli's departure.

Alpay Ozalan Uefa hands out bans and fines
The Euro 2000 organisers get tough with both players and fans in their latest disciplinary crackdown.

Portugal book semi-final place
Portugal turn on the style in Amsterdam to beat Turkey 2-0 and secure a place in the semi-finals of Euro 2000.
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Denizli rues penalty miss
Turkish coach Mustafa Denizli admits his side's first-half penalty miss proved costly in their quarter-final with Portugal.

Portugal v Turkey clockwatch
A countdown of all the action as Portugal and Turkey battle it out for a place in the semi-finals.

Portugal v Turkey in pictures
Two goals and a penalty miss puts Portugal into to the semi-finals, and sends Turkey home empty-handed

Tugay sent home by Turkey
Tugay Kerimoglu is expelled from the Turkish team after a row with coach Mustafa Denizli during the 2-0 win over Belgium.

Euro 2000 row looms
Uefa is accused of inconsistency following its approach to separate riots involving Turkish and English fans.

Turkish fans on rampage
Riot police were drafted in as Turkish fans attacked England supporters following their 2-0 win over Belgium.

Turks through as Belgium crash out
It's goodnight to the co-hosts as two goals from Hakan Sukur and a goalkeeping nightmare put outsiders Turkey into the quarter-finals.

Turkish coach hails historic win
Mustafa Denizli describes his side's win over Belgium as the greatest achievement in his country's footballing history.

Belgium v Turkey in pictures
Co-hosts Belgium are eliminated with a surprise 2-0 defeat by outsiders Turkey.

Belgium v Turkey clockwatch
All the key moments from the big upset in Brussels where Turkey beat Belgium 2-0 to secure a quarter-final spot.

Fans frustrated by bore draw
Sweden and Turkey scrapped out a frustrating 0-0 stalemate which left Italy celebrating as they clinched a quarter final place.

Seven arrested after fans clash
Seven fans are arrested after trouble breaks out between Swedish and Turkish fans before their Group B clash in Eindhoven.

Swedes still hopeful
A goalless draw with Turkey has not ended Sweden's chances of making the quarter-finals, according to their joint-coach Lars Lagerback.

Sweden v Turkey clockwatch
A rundown of the major incidents between Sweden and Turkey in Eindhoven which ended in a goalless draw.

Tugay threatens Rangers departure
Turkey midfielder Tugay Kerimoglu threatens to leave Rangers after failing to win a regular first team place.

Denizli fights press condemnation
Turkish coach Mustafa Denizli says that press criticism has hampered his team's preparation for Thursday's clash with Sweden.

Uefa fine Turkish FA
The Turkish FA have been fined by Uefa after their supporters threw bottles and other objects on to the pitch during their match with Italy.

Sukur set for Serie A
Turkish striker Hakan Sukur has agreed to sign for Inter Milan after Euro 2000, while the press in his homeland are full of criticism for Scottish referee Hugh Dallas.

Erdem in Real deal
Galatasaray striker Arif Erdem has signed for Spain's Real Sociedad.

Harsh penalty hands Italy victory
Italy deservedly won in Arnhem, but needed a controversial penalty to sink Turkey 2-1 in a free-flowing Group B encounter.

Inzaghi grateful for lucky break
Italian striker Filippo Inzaghi admits his side were lucky to win a controversial penalty on their way to victory over Turkey.

Sat Jun 24
Portugal (1) 2-0 (0) Turkey
Gomes 44
Gomes 56
Ozalan s/o 29
Booked Booked
Pinto 28
Couto 37
Rui Costa 39
Costinha 40
Sousa 60
Buruk 33
Unsal 58
Temizkanoglu 83
Ref. D Jol (Holland) Att. 45000
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Mon Jun 19
Turkey (1) 2-0 (0) Belgium
Sukur 45
Sukur 70
De Wilde s/o 84
Booked Booked
Korkut 50
Ozkoylu 88
Vanderhaege 43
E Mpenza 63
Ref. Kim Nielsen (Denmark) Att. 48000
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Thu Jun 15
Sweden (0) 0-0 (0) Turkey
Booked Booked
Mjallby 69
Kaya 5
Ref. D Jol (Holland) Att. 24500
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Sweden: 1. Magnus Hedman; 9. Fredrik Ljungberg; 19. Kennet Andersson; 20. Henrik Larsson; 7. Hakan Mild; 14. Olof Mellberg; 4. Joachim Bjorklund; 11. Niclas Alexandersson; 5. Teddy Lucic; 6. Gary Sundgren; 17. Johan Mjallby; Subs: 13. Magnus Svensson; 2. Roland Nilsson; 15. Daniel Andersson; 12. Magnus Kihlstedt; 22. Mattias Asper; 8. Thomas Gustafsson; 18. Yksel Osmanovski; 16. Anders Andersson; 21. Marcus Allback; 10. Jorgen Petterson;
Turkey: 15. Muzzy Izzet; 7. Okan Buruk; 20. Hakan Unsal; 3. Ogun Temizkanoglu; 4. Fatih Akyel; 1. Rustu Recber; 14. Suat Kaya; 9. Hakan Sukur; 22. Umit Davala; 5. Fehmi Alpay Ozalan; 6. Arif Erdem; Subs: 13. Osman Ozkoylu; 19. Abdullah Ercan; 18. Ayhan Akman; 8. Kerimoglu Tugay; 17. Oktay Derelioglu; 11. Tayfun Korkut; 16. Ergun Penbe; 12. Omer Catkic; 2. Tayfur Havutcu; 10. Sergen Yalcin; 21. Fevzi Tuncay;
Sun Jun 11
Turkey (0) 1-2 (0) Italy
Buruk 62
Conte 52
Inzaghi 70 pen
Ref. Hugh Dallas (Scotland) Att. 25000
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Turkey: 11. Tayfun Korkut; 19. Abdullah Ercan; 4. Fatih Akyel; 10. Sergen Yalcin; 2. Tayfur Havutcu; 1. Rustu Recber; 22. Umit Davala; 3. Ogun Temizkanoglu; 7. Okan Buruk; 5. Fehmi Alpay Ozalan; 9. Hakan Sukur; Subs: 16. Ergun Penbe; 21. Fevzi Tuncay; 13. Osman Ozkoylu; 18. Ayhan Akman; 15. Muzzy Izzet; 8. Kerimoglu Tugay; 20. Hakan Unsal; 17. Oktay Derelioglu; 12. Omer Catkic; 6. Arif Erdem; 14. Suat Kaya;
Italy: 12. Francesco Toldo; 9. Filippo Inzaghi; 5. Fabio Cannavaro; 18. Stefano Fiore; 8. Antonio Conte; 3. Paolo Maldini; 13. Alessandro Nesta; 17. Gianluca Zambrotta; 4. Demetrio Albertini; 20. Francesco Totti; 11. Gianluca Pessotto; Subs: 19. Vincenzo Montella; 6. Paolo Negro; 16. Massimo Ambrosini; 15. Mark Iuliano; 2. Ciro Ferrara; 22. Francesco Antonioli; 1. Christian Abbiati; 21. Marco Delvecchio; 10. Alessandro Del Piero; 14. Luigi Di Biagio; 7. Angelo Di Livio;
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