Turkish trial shows soccer corruption at the top
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 file photo Fenerbahce supporters gather outside a Turkish court house in support of 93 suspects, including the club's jailed president Aziz Yildirim, depicted in poster, during a hearing into a soccer match-fixing case in Istanbul, Turkey. Yildirim, 60-year-old tycoon was convicted in July of "forming and leading a criminal gang" that rigged four games and offered payments to players or rival club officials to fix three others _ all so Fenerbahce could stay in the Champions League, a benefit the club estimated to be worth $58.5 million a year. He is appealing his conviction, maintaining his innocence. (AP Photo, File)
Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:00 am
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:00 am.