Sunday, May 16, 2010


Greetings Kankas and Kankies.

The team with the most draws in a season and the 2nd highest spectator bans in a season is not really an accolade which should be shouted from the rooftops ! However, that is exactly what we have to celebrate in our Centenery Year.


However, it could be argued that it could have been a lot worse after a disastrous first half of the season. That it wasn't is down to Monsieur Lemerre's intervention and at least for that we must be eternally grateful.

Monsieur Lemerre can return to France with his reputation intact and grateful thanks from the Kanka Group for easing the team out of the relegation zone and into mid-table security, and at the same time, showing us that Ankaragucu can play footie if they are coached by a professional !

As usual, Hurriyet's non-report of Ankaragucu's last match last night was one or two lines, so I don't have any details. However, I do know that all of the foreigners returned to their respectve countries which left Ankaragucu with a '2nd string' yesterday. I will do an edit tomorrow when I have the details.

What I can say though is that Ankaragucu conceded a goal in the 1st minute of the match but then fought back to make it 3-1 with two goals from Ilhan Parlak and a goal from Mehmet Cakir (probably their first for the Club). Sivas scored their equaliser near the end of the match.

So, in the meantime, most of the Kankas will be meeting in The Beer Bus tonight to support Bursa's attempt to wrest the League Trophy away from Istan...spit...bul. Whatever happens in Kadikoy against Trabzon, the fact is that Bursa MUST win their home match against Besiktas.

All the best from Eski Kanka Jim


  1. Anonymous7:16 pm

    decent result considering all the changes, Theo Weeks played probably his last game, Jan Rajnoch also played in the game.

    Well thats my first season as an Ankaragucu fan over, i look forward to may more. Its been a tough season but Lemerre has come in and done really well.

    Good Luck Bursa tonight, just about to watch the game.


  2. Anonymous7:37 pm

    just saw the highlights, disgraceful refereeing. Sivaspor striker handled the ball in the Ankaragucu box and the refereee gave a penalty to sivaspor, then illhan should have had a penalty but it was waved away. Add this to the fenerbahce game where diego lugano should have been sent off. Its a joke . rant over and an unhappy kanka here.


  3. Anonymous10:11 pm

    ole ole ole ole sampyions Bursa, well done our brothers, amazing scenes