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Euro 2016: Turkey v Croatia – Barcelona star Arda Turan starts – Confirmed Line-ups

Turkey take on Croatia in their opening Euro 2016 Group D game at the Parc des Princes in Paris. Fatih Terim has picked a full strength side with Barcelona star Arda Turan starting alongside Ozyakup and Bayer Leverkusen playmaker Hakan Calhanoglu...

Barcelona star Arda Turan likened to Croatia legend

Midfielder Ivan Rakitic has likened his Barcelona teammate to the Croatian icon Robert Prosinecki. The experienced midfielder likened Turan to the former Real Madrid midfielder. Rakitic faces Turan later today when Croatia take on Turkey in Euro 2016 Group D's opening game. Rakitic...

Arda Turan’s qualities would ‘fill a library’ says Barcelona teammate

Croatia national team star Ivan Rakitic has praised his Barcelona teammate Arda Turan ahead of the Euro 2016 opener against Turkey. Rakitic was pull of praise for Turan describing him as a great person to be around and a player...

Euro 2016: 5 Turkish Players To Keep A Close Eye On

Turkey return to the European Championships after an eight year break. Below are five players Hakan Calhanoglu  If you use Twitter or Facebook chances are you have already seen what the Bayer Leverkusen free-kick maestro is capable of. Calhanoglu is a free-kick...

Euro 2016: Hakan Calhanoglu: the free-kick specialist who wants to be Turkey’s Mesut Özil

This article is part of the Guardian’s Euro 2016 Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the countries who have qualified for France. theguardian.com is running previews from three countries each day in the run-up...

Euro 2016: Turkey v Croatia Preview & Prediction

Turkey return to the European Championships after an eight year wait with a clash against old rivals Croatia. Croatia and Turkey have a pretty eventful footballing history. The Turks knocked Croatia out of the Euro 2008 quarter-finals in one of the most...

Euro 2016: Turkey v Croatia – Jonas Eriksson will officiate game

Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson will officiate Turkey's opening Euro 2016 clash against Croatia on Sunday 12 June 2015 in Paris. Eriksson has a reputation as being a lenient referee averaging just 3.62 yellow cards, 0.16 red cards and 1.15 penalties...

Arsenal legend backs Turkey to reach Euro 2016 quarter-finals

Turkey go into Euro 2016 as underdogs with the bookmakers pricing the Crescent Stars at 80.00 to win the tournament. However, former Arsenal defender and football pundit Martin Keown thinks Turkey are being underestimated and believes they can progress to...

Arsenal star one of 8 Germany born Turks in Euro 2016

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil is one of the most prominent players in the Germany national team of Turkish origin followed by Liverpool midfielder Emre Can. There are however, several other players going into Euro 2016 of Turkish origin who ere...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals his Euro 2016 dark horses

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Turkey are his dark horses are for Euro 2016. Wenger was quoted by the Fanatik as saying: "Turkey could spring a surprise, they struggled to get here but have looked strong lately." The Turkish national...

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