Taşkın Aksoy

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Taşkın Aksoy
Personal information
Full name Taşkın Aksoy
Date of birth (1967-06-13) 13 June 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth West Berlin, West Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Fortuna Düsseldorf II (manager)
Youth career
Hertha BSC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1989 Hertha BSC 36 (3)
1989–1991 Boluspor
1991–1993 Türkiyemspor Berlin
1993–1997 Tennis Borussia Berlin 115 (11)
1997–1998 Kocaelispor 15 (1)
1998–1999 Kayserispor
1999–2001 Tennis Borussia Berlin II 34 (4)
1999–2002 Tennis Borussia Berlin 43 (5)
2002–2004 SV Yeşilyurt 62 (25)
Total 305 (49)
Teams managed
2007–2008 Berliner AK 07
2009–2010 Türkiyemspor Berlin
2012– Fortuna Düsseldorf II
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Taşkın Aksoy (born 13 June 1967 in West Berlin[1]) is a German-Turkish football manager and former player.

Playing career[edit]

Aksoy began his career at Hertha BSC. Making his debut in 1986, he went on to make 36 appearances for the Olympic Stadium-based side. Having moved to Boluspor, he came back to his native Berlin to sign for Türkiyemspor. Aksoy played for Tennis Borussia Berlin between 1993 and 1997, scoring 11 goals in 115 games. After a disagreement with coach Hermann Gerland,[2] Aksoy decided to leave Tennis Borussia and after receiving an offer from Süper Lig team Kocaelispor, moved to Turkey where he played 15 games for the İzmit outfit. Aksoy played a season at Kayserispor before being called up for military service. In an effort to defer it, Aksoy moved back to Berlin again and signed for TeBe.[2] Unfit for first team football, Aksoy trained with the reserve team for a while before later going on to make 43 further appearances as Tennis Borussia were relegated twice in successive seasons. Aksoy saw out the remainder of his playing career at fellow Berliners SV Yeşilyurt before retiring in 2004.

Managerial career[edit]

In 2007, Aksoy earned his UEFA Pro Licence and began coaching Berliner AK 07 in the NOFV-Oberliga. From the summer of 2009 until 11 October 2010, he had been the manager of Türkiyemspor Berlin. since the beginning of the 2012–13 season, he has been coaching the reserve team of Fortuna Düsseldorf in the Regionalliga West.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steckbrief – Taşkın Aksoy". ping-pong-veterans.de (in German). 17 October 2004. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Doneck, Karsten (29 July 2000). "Ein kleiner Beitrag zu Butts Karriere". Der Tagesspiegel (in German). 
  3. ^ "Taskin Aksoy neuer Trainer der U 23 von Fortuna". Fortuna Düsseldorf (in German). 17 June 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 

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