What’s Going On In Fethiye This Month? Let’s See…

Something a bit different for 2014 for the blog. There are lots of goings on in Fethiye - and in our life - that either never make it into a post or we have to squash them in somewhere at the expense of another post. So we've decided, once a month...or so...(in our usual haphazard way) we'll put a … [Read more...]

Life In Turkey – 2013 In Review

Things are a bit different for 2013. At this time of year, we usually do three separate blog posts which highlight our year in Turkish food, our year in travelling Turkey and, of course, not forgetting, our year in Fethiye. This year, all of those are being brought together in one post...well, we've … [Read more...]

4th December 2013 – The Day Fethiyespor Wrote A Little Piece Of History

There are some days in your life that you never forget. Yesterday was one of those days - it was a historic day where your body and head doesn't quite know what to do with itself; it was a combination of complete frustration, happiness, excitement, that head-in-hands-completely-gutted feeling that … [Read more...]

When The Kids Of Fethiye Came Into Their Own And Led By Example

Last week, I wrote an open letter to the ladies of Fethiye; a letter that described the punishment handed out to Fethiyespor following their first home game of the season against Balıkesirspor. The punishment was that only ladies and kids are allowed into the stadium for the next two home games, and … [Read more...]

An Open Letter To The Ladies Of Fethiye From A Lady Of Fethiye

Dear Ladies It's like this; on Saturday 14th September at 8pm, local football team, Fethiyespor will play against Bucaspor. Fethiyespor really need to win this game and really need lots of support...except there's a slight problem, and that's where the ladies come in. You see, during the last … [Read more...]

A Weekend With Agent L Part 2 – The Fethiyespor Bit

Continuing from yesterday's post about the Koca Çalış flamingos, Agent L was set to leave us on Sunday morning. But there's a football match on this night and it's not just any football match; it's Fethiyespor's first ever home game in PTT 1. Lig. It's historic. We persuade her to stick around for … [Read more...]

15 Fantastic Reasons To Support Fethiyespor

The following is a collaboration between ourselves and some of the Fethiyespor supporters who are behind the blog Fethiyespor 1933. They're a dedicated bunch (okay, they live and breathe Fethiyespor) and they're currently on a mission to recruit more supporters for the team, including those of the … [Read more...]

Fethiyespor Homecoming – Small(ish) Town, Big Impact

For the first time since we started this blog, I'm stuck for what to write. This is the third time I've started this post. Other attempts have been binned. Three times I've decided not to write anything at all, but then where does that get us? Tomorrow will come and it'll be the same situation … [Read more...]

Taking It All In At Our First Fethiyespor Match – It’s All About Crowd Control

The Setting: Fethiyespor Football Stadium, 23rd March 2013: It's the 80th anniversary of Fethiyespor Football Club and the match is being aired live on Lig TV; the first time the club have been shown live on the channel. A carnival atmosphere is expected as an online campaign has been rallying … [Read more...]

You’re Invited To A Party – Time To Show Your Fethiyespor True Colours & Join The Celebration

You don't need to be in Turkey for very long before you realise that your average Turk on the street is a passionate football fan - and, wherever they live in Turkey, chances are they're going to support one of the 'big three' Istanbul teams; Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe or Beşiktaş. Well, many fans also … [Read more...]