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Fenerbahce Banned From Europe for Two Years

  • Goal.com, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 2:27 PM

Fenerbahce has been banned from European competition for two years after the Court of Arbitration for Sport opted to uphold the club’s punishment for its involvement in game-fixing in Turkey. The decision means that Fener would not have been able to enter this year’s UEFA Champions League even if it hadn’t lost the competition’s qualifying round series 5-0 to English giant Arsenal on aggregate.

Separately, the CAS also decided to uphold a one-year European ban on Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv, also for match-fixing.

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