Mircea Lucescu is the new manager of Turkey's national team.
The Turkish Football Federation confirmed late on Wednesday that the Romanian accepted a two-year contract with the option for a one-year renewal, state-run Anadolu news agency said.
Lucescu's appointment came weeks after the dismissal of Fatih Terim, who lost his job after he and his two sons-in-law were involved in a fight with a restaurant owner.
In a statement, the TFF said that non-football related issues were harming both Terim and...
ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's football federation says it has parted ways with manager Fatih Terim.
The announcement on Wednesday came weeks after Terim and his two sons-in-law were involved in a fight with a restaurant owner.
The Turkish Football Federation statement said Terim, 63, and the federation agreed that "it would be healthier for both sides to part ways," saying non-football related issues were harming both Terim and the federation.
It also thanked Terim, who has headed the national team...
Adelaide United are on the verge of more signings after luring Turkish international Ersan Gulum to the A-League club.
Gulum was born in Melbourne and played for Australia at under-23 level before opting to represent Turkey, the country of his parents, in senior ranks.
The 30-year-old central defender has seven caps for Turkey and joins Adelaide from a stint on loan in China from his Turkish club Besiktas.
New Adelaide coach Marco Kurz says Gulum is "just the beginning of what we are aiming to do."