Player Profile – Fernando Muslera – The Great Wall of Istanbul

With Galatasaray supporters currently caught up in the latest wave of Musleramania we decided we'd provide you all with the low-down on how Fernando Muslera has managed to become the fans favorite in such a short space of time....

Team profile – Trabzonspor

Founded: 1967 Stadium: Hüseyin Avni Aker Background Trabzonspor are a professional sports club based in the city of Trabzon, located on the Black Sea coast of north-eastern Turkey. The club was founded via a forced merger between rivals İdmanocağı and İdmangücü. The Turkish Football...

Team profile – Samsunspor

Founded: 1965 Stadium: 19 Mayis Background Samsunspor are a professional sports club based in the central Black Sea city of Samsun. The city has a footballing history stretching back to 1919 when, Tahir Usta founded Samsun İdman Yurdu. They were joined by Alyıldız İdman...

Team profile – Orduspor

Founded: 1967 Stadium: 19 Eylül stadium Background Orduspor are based in the city of Ordu on Turkey’s Black Sea coast. The club was founded by Ali Ataoğlu in 1967. Ataoğlu was responsible for uniting the cities five amateur clubs, Karadeniz İdman Yurdu, Ordu Gücü,...

Team profile – Mersin

Founded: 1925 Stadium: Tevfik Sırrı Gür Background Mersin Idmanyurdu are based in the city of Mersin, located in the Eastern Mediterranean region of Turkey. The club was founded in 1925 by İbrahim Yekta, İbrahim Bigam, Edip Buran, İhsan Dağıstan, Hasan Tahsin, Hamit Abey, Hakkı...

Team profile – Manisaspor

Founded: 1965 Stadium: Manisa 19 Mayis stadium Background Manisaspor are based the city of Manisa, the club were originally founded as Sakaryaspor in 1931 and only adopted the current name in 1965. A name which would later be changed again to Vestel Manisaspor in...

Team profile – Konyaspor

Founded: 1981 Stadium: Konya Atatürk stadium Background Konyaspor was originally founded in 1922 under the name Gençlerbirliği. In 1965 they merged with Meramspor, Selçukspor and Çimentospor to form Konyaspor. The club then united with city rival, Konya Idman Yurdu in 1981 to form what...

Team profile – Kayserispor

Founded: 1966 Stadium: Kadir Has Stadium Background Kayserispor are based in the Central Anatolian city of Kayseri. The club is also known by the moniker, Anadolu Yıldızı which literally translates to The Anatolian Stars. Kayserispor were founded in 1966, through a merger between amateur...

Team profile – Kasımpaşaspor

Founded: 1921 Stadium: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium Background Kasımpaşa are based in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul, the countries most populous city. The club was originally founded in 1921 as Altıntuğ but later changed their name to Kasımpaşa in 1942. The Istanbul club play in...

Team profile – Karabükspor

Founded: 1969 Stadium: Dr. Necmettin Şeyhoğlu Stadium Background Kardemir Karabükspor is a sports club based in the small mining town of Karabük, Kardemir is the name of a Turkish steel producer, their main plant is located in the town. The club was founded in 1969...