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Ex-Western Sydney boss Popovic sacked by Karabukspor - reports

Tony Popovic left Western Sydney just two-and-a-half months ago.

SYDNEY -- Tony Popovic has reportedly been sacked by Turkish club Karabukspor two-and-a-half months after leaving Western Sydney to take up the role.

The Australian departed after Karabukspor were eliminated from the Turkish Cup in the fifth round on Thursday, according to local media.

The club sits last in the Turkish Super Lig with two wins from 15 matches, losing their last seven matches. Popovic was their eighth coach in three years.

His tenure was considered shaky after Karabukspor's entire...


Karabukspor board of directors resigns, Tony Popovic's future in doubt

Tony Popovic
Tony Popovic quit WSW in September, just five days before the start of the new A-League season, to join Karabukspor.

Tony Popovic's tenure at Turkish side Kardemir Karabukspor has been thrown into chaos with the Super Lig club's entire board of directors resigning en masse.

President Hikmet Ferudun Tankut and the 11 other board members have quit, barely a month after Popovic was installed as coach.

An extraordinary general meeting is slated for next week as Karabukspor reels from a financial crisis, according to reports in the Turkish press.

Supporters have also protested against the board, calling for them to...

Tony Popovic will find Turkey 'tough' says Socceroos MF James Troisi

Australia midfielder James Troisi says that if Tony Popovic can make it in Turkey, he can make it anywhere.

And the Socceroos playmaker would know, having spent four years of his career in the country's unforgiving top tier.

If spells at Genclerberligi and Kayserispor taught Troisi anything about the fate of Western Sydney's suddenly departed coach, it's that Popovic's transition from A-League heavyweights to Super Lig battlers Karabukspor promises to be a baptism of fire.

"I don't know what his...


Tony Popovic quits Western Sydney to join Turkey's Karabukspor

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic quit the A-League club on Sunday just five days before the start of the new season.

After five seasons at the Wanderers, Popovic will join Turkish club Karabukspor.

After finishing 12th in the Turkish top flight last season, Karabukspor have made a disastrous start to their 2017-18 campaign, with one win in their first seven games.

The former Australia international defender replaces Erkan Sözeri, who quit with the club sitting third from bottom in...

 By PA Sport

Inter Milan, Monaco among 10 clubs to reach UEFA FFP deals

Roma were among 10 clubs to reach an FFP deal with UEFA.

Inter Milan and Roma are among several clubs who have agreed to pay fines and have their European squad sizes limited for upcoming seasons after breaching Financial Fair Play rules.

The Italian giants are two of 10 clubs who UEFA announced on Friday had accepted individual settlement agreements with the Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) following an investigation into 'non-compliance of FFP break-even regulations'.