1972–73 Mersin İdmanyurdu season

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Mersin İdmanyurdu
1972–73 season
President Mehmet Karamehmet
Coach Turkey Nazım Koka
Stadium Mersin, Turkey
First League 11th
Turkish Cup Eliminated at R2
Top goalscorer Turkey Zeki Temizer (8)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

Mersin İdmanyurdu (also Mersin İdman Yurdu, Mersin İY, or MİY) Sports Club; located in Mersin, east Mediterranean coast of Turkey in 1972–73. The 1972–73 season was the sixth season of Mersin İdmanyurdu (MİY) football team in Turkish First Football League, the first level division in Turkey. They finished 11th in the league.

President was Mehmet Karamehmet. Vice president was Sezai Sak. General captain was Necati Bolkan. Governor of Mersin Bayram Turançetin gave a speech before the game played on December 25, 1972, against MKE Ankaragücü, inviting fans to support the team. Coach was Turgay Şeren. Şeren completed first half and resigned after a home lost against Eskişehirspor on 17th round. Nazım Koka replaced him.

In Turkish Cup the team was eliminated to Gaziantepspor at 2nd round.

Pre-season[edit]

  • 20.08.1972 - Kayserispor-MİY: 2-1.

1972–73 First League participation[edit]

First League was played with 16 teams in its 16th season, 1972–73. Last two teams relegated to Second League 1973–74. Mersin İY became 11th with 8 wins. Zeki Temizer was the most scorer player with 8 goals.[1]

  • Friendly game: 21.10.1972 - MİY-Guarani (BRA): 3-2. Saturday, 14:30. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin.

Results summary[edit]

Mersin İdmanyurdu (MİY) 1972–73 First League league summary:

Overall Home Away
Stage Pc Pl W D L GF GA GD Pt Pl W D L GF GA GD Pt Pl W D L GF GA GD Pt
First half 11 15 3 7 5 12 13 -1 13 8 3 4 1 7 3 +4 10 7 0 3 4 5 10 -5 3
Second half 15 5 4 6 14 18 -4 14 7 3 3 1 9 6 +3 9 8 2 1 5 5 12 -7 5
Overall 11 30 8 11 11 26 31 -5 27 15 6 7 2 16 9 +7 19 15 2 4 9 10 22 -12 8
Sources: 1972–73 Turkish First Football League pages.[2]

League table[edit]

Mersin İY's league performance in First League in 1972–73 season is shown in the following table.[3][4]

Pc Team Games Goals Pts Home Away
Pl W D L F A F–A R Pc F–A R Pc
1 Galatasaray (C) (CW) (ECC) 30 19 9 2 47 12 47 0–0 18 12 0–2 3 13
2 Fenerbahçe (EUC) 30 16 10 4 42 17 42 0–0 7 11 0–3 22 12
3 Eskişehirspor (EUC) 30 12 12 6 31 19 36 1–2 17 12 0–1 2 10
4 Ankaragücü (CR) (ECW) 30 12 10 8 24 21 34 0–0 14 11 1–1 29 11
5 Boluspor 30 12 12 9 37 30 33 0–0 23 12 3–3 8 8
6 Beşiktaş 30 9 13 8 14 18 31 1–0 28 11 0–1 13 11
7 Altay 30 11 8 11 32 23 30 2–2 30 11 1–2 15 11
8 Göztepe 30 11 8 11 33 31 30 2–0 9 6 1–0 24 12
9 Giresunspor 30 11 7 12 27 34 29 1–0 20 12 1–1 5 7
10 Bursaspor 30 6 16 8 27 29 28 0–0 6 10 2–1 21 10
11 Mersin İdmanyurdu 30 8 11 11 26 31 27
12 Samsunspor 30 8 10 12 21 40 26 3–1 4 6 0–1 19 13
13 Adanaspor 30 7 9 14 24 34 23 0–1 10 8 0–3 25 12
14 Vefa 30 6 10 14 22 35 22 1–0 1 8 0–1 16 12
15 Şekerspor (R) 30 6 10 14 20 38 22 4–2 26 12 0–0 11 9
16 PTT (R) 30 4 12 14 22 37 20 1–1 12 10 1–2 27 12

Note: Won, drawn and lost points are 2, 1 and 0. F belongs to MİY and A belongs to corresponding team for both home and away matches.

Results by round[edit]

Results of games MİY played in 1972–73 First League by rounds:

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Ground H A A H A H H A H H A H A H A A H H A H A A H A A H A H A H
Result W L L W D D D D W L D D L D L L L D L W W L D W L W L W D D
Position 8 10 13 6 7 10 11 8 6 8 9 10 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 12 10 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 11
Source: 1972–73 Turkish First Football League pages.[2] u=14:10, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

First half[edit]

Second half[edit]

1972–73 Turkish Cup participation[edit]

1972–73 Turkish Cup was played for the 11th season as Türkiye Kupası by 26 teams. Two elimination rounds and finals were played in two-legs elimination system. Mersin İdmanyurdu participated in 1972–73 Turkish Cup from the first round and was eliminated at second round by Gaziantepspor. Gaziantepspor was eliminated at quarter-finals. Galatasaray won the Cup for the 5th time.[35]

Cup track[edit]

The drawings and results Mersin İdmanyurdu (MİY) followed in 1972–73 Turkish Cup are shown in the following table.

Round Own League Opponent's League Opponent A H Result
Round 1 First League Amateur Eskişehir Havagücü 1–1 1–0 Promoted to R2
Round 2 First League Second League Red Group Gaziantepspor 0–2 0–0 Eliminated
Note: In the above table 'Score' shows For and Against goals whether the match played at home or not.

Game details[edit]

Mersin İdmanyurdu (MİY) 1972–73 Turkish Cup game reports is shown in the following table. Kick off times are in EET and EEST.

Source: 1972–73 Turkish Cup pages.[35]

Management[edit]

Club management[edit]

Mehmet Karamehmet was club president

Coaching team[edit]

1972–73 Mersin İdmanyurdu head coaches:

Nat Head Coach Period Pl W D L Notes
Turkey Nazım Koka 01.08.1972 – 31.05.1973
Note: Only official games were included.

1972–73 squad[edit]

Stats are counted for 1972–73 First League matches and 1972–73 Turkish Cup (Türkiye Kupası) matches.[37][38] In the team rosters five substitutes were allowed to appear, two of who were substitutable. Only the players who appeared in game rosters were included and listed in the order of appearance.

O N Nat Name Birth Born Pos LA LG CA CG TA TG YC Red card Season Notes
1 1 Turkey Yılmaz Urul 1942 GK 23 2 25 1972 ST İstanbulspor.[39]
2 2 Turkey Akın Aksaçlı 1947 DF 28 1 3 31 1 previous season.[40]
3 3 Turkey Cihat Erbil 1946 Alpullu DF 24 2 26 previous season.[41]
4 4 Turkey Tuncay Mesçi 1947 Trabzon MF 23 4 27 1972 ST Ankaragücü.[42]
5 5 Turkey Necdet Aykut 1947 MF 17 4 1 18 4 1972 ST Gençlerbirliği.[43]
6 6 Turkey Refik Çoğum 1940 MF 20 1 21 previous season.[44]
7 7 Turkey Davut Şahin 1948 FW 20 3 23 1972 ST Beşiktaş.[45]
8 8 Turkey Ömer Tokgöz 1947 FW 19 1 2 21 1 previous season.[46]
9 9 Turkey Zeki Temizer 1945 İstanbul FW 29 8 2 31 8 1 previous season.[47]
10 10 Turkey Ayhan Öz 20 Jul 1945 Mersin FW 15 1 1 1 16 2 1 previous season.[48]
11 11 Turkey Güray Erdener 12 Jan 1944 Çanakkale FW 30 4 3 33 4 previous season.[49]
12 13 Turkey Burhan Çetinkaya 1952 Trabzon FW 23 2 2 25 2 1972 ST Zonguldakspor.[50]
13 8 Turkey İbrahim Arayıcı 1949 Silifke FW 20 2 3 23 2 1 previous season.[51]
14 11 Turkey Alp Sümeralp 1938 İstanbul FW 19 3 4 23 3 previous season.[52]
15 13 Turkey Remzi Sezer MF 8 2 8 2 previous season.[53]
16 3 Turkey Erol Evcimen 1944 DF 13 3 16 previous season.[54]
17 7 Turkey Erol Durmuşlu 1 Nov 1950 Silifke FW 10 2 12 previous season.[55]
18 4 Turkey Levent Arıkdoğan 23 Aug 1953 Mersin MF 1 1 1 2 1 First time professional.[56]
19 1 Turkey Fikret Özdil 1943 GK 8 2 10 previous season.[57]
20 5 Turkey Halit Kutlu MF 12 2 14 1 previous season.[58]
21 9 Turkey Mehmet Şilan 17 Dec 1955 Mersin FW 1 1 previous season.[59]
Sources: 1972–73 season squad data from maçkolik com, Milliyet, and Erbil (1975).[38]

Transfer news from Milliyet:

  • Before the season goalkeeper Yılmaz was transfreed from İstanbulspor. Defender Selahattin from Vefa. Necdet from Gençlerbirliği.
  • Transfers out: B.Erol (free).

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Mersin İdmanyurdu S.K. History Mersin İdman Yurdu S.K. Official Website[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b Standings, promotion and relegations from Turkish-Soccer, retrieved on 26 August 2009. Standings and results from maçkolik.com league page, retrieved on 26 February 2015. Standings by rounds obtained from a search performed in Milliyet online archive performed on 12 August 2010.
  3. ^ See full table and results from Turkish Soccer - Turkish Leagues by Erdinç Sivritepe.
  4. ^ More details Futbol Merkezi
  5. ^ Round 01 - 10.09.1972 - MİY-Vefa: 1-0. Sunday. Weather: 36°C. Mersin. Attendance: c. 6000. Referees: Nihat Özbirgül, Sait Yaşar, Yılmaz Dinçel. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut, Refik, Akın, Cihat, Tuncay, Güray, Ömer, Necdet, Zeki, Ayhan. Subs: Hüseyin, Burhan, Alp, Remzi, K.Selahattin. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Goal: Akın 81'. Vefa: Faruk, Hikmet, Hidayet, Niko, Muharrem, Zeki, Zülfü, Raşit, Ömer, Montemarani, Erdinç. Subs: Semih, Fikri, Çaves, Ali, Adem. Coach: Hilmi Kiremitçi. Yellow card: Bekir 42'. "Mersin İd. Yur.: 1 - Vefa: 0." Mersin İd. Yur.: 1 - Vefa: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 11.09.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 13.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  6. ^ Round 02 - 17.09.1972 - Eskişehirspor-MİY: 1-0. Sunday, 15:45. Weather: 34°C open. Atatürk Stadium, Eskişehir. Referees: Kemal Akay, Celal Çerezci, Yalçın Darıcı. Eskişehirspor: Mümin, Ali, İsmail, Abdurrahman, Yenal, Kamuran, Vahap (K.Burhan), B.Burhan (Hüdai), Memet, Fethi, Şevki. Subs: Doğan, Bilal, Halil. Coach: Galip Türkkan. Goal: K.Burhan 68'(P). Yellow cards: Fethi 23', Vahap 33'. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut, Refik, Akın, Cihat, Necdet, Güray, Tuncay, İbrahim, Zeki, Alp. Subs: Tanzer, Remzi, Burhan, Ömer, Ayhan. Coach: Turgay Şeren. "Eskişehirspor: 1 - Mersin İd. Yurdu: 0." Eskişehirspor: 1 - Mersin İd. Yurdu: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 18.09.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 07.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  7. ^ Round 03 - 24.09.1972 - Galatasaray-MİY: 2-0. Sunday, 15:45. Weather: 21°C open. Ali Sami Yen Stadium, İstanbul. Attendance: 28.306. Referees: Muzaffer Sarvan, Nazım Nacar, Ata Bahri. Galatasaray: Yasin, Ekrem (Olcay), Muzaffer, Tarık, Aydın, Mehmet, Bülent, Mehmet II, Metin, Gökmen, Uğur. Subs: Aydın, Korhan, Ahmet, Savaş. Coach: Brian Birch. Goals: Mehmet 18', Metin 42'. Yellow cards: Bülent, Gökmen. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut, Refik, Akın, Cihat, Tuncay, Güray, Alp, Burhan (İbrahim), Zeki, Necdet. Subs: Fikret, Fevzi, Levent, Ömer. Coach. Turgay Şeren. Yellow card: Refik. "Mehmet scored and assisted". Mehmet attı ve attırdı. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 25.09.1972, p. 10, 12. Retrieved on 14.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  8. ^ Round 04 - 01.10.1972 - MİY-Samsunspor: 3-1. Sunday, 15:00. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Fehmi Pazarcı, Yalçın Gırgır, Sait Acarbay. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut (Refik), Akın, Cihat, Tuncay, Ayhan, Güray, Necdet, Alp, Zeki, İbrahim. Goals: Güray 16', Alp 69', Alp 79'. Samsunspor: Tekin, Rıfat, Necmi, B.Ali, K.Ali, K.Temel, Cahit, Hayri, B.Temel, Raşit, Adem. Goal: Raşit 7'. "Mersin İ. Y.: 3 - Samsunspor: 1." Mersin İ. Y.: 3 - Samsunspor: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 01.10.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 07.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  9. ^ Round 05 - 08.10.1972 - Giresunspor-MİY: 1-1. Sunday, 15:00. Weather: 21°C heavy, cloudy. Giresun. Referees: Sabahattin Ladikli, Teoman Parer, Nazım Nacar. Giresunspor: Fevzi, Faruk, Oğuz, Rüçhan, B.İsmail, K.İsmail, Muzaffer, Doğan, Necmi, Mazlum (Necdet), K.Orhan. Subs: Kaya, Nurettin, Fikret, Şafak. Coach: Naci Özkaya. Goal: Doğan 16'. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut, Refik, Cihat, Akın, Tuncay, Erol, Necdet, Zeki, Güray, Ömer. Subs: Fikret, Alp, Remzi, Burhan, Ayhan. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Goal: Zeki 18'. Yellow card: Necdet. "Giresunspor: 1 - Mersin İd. Y.: 1". Giresunspor: 1 - Mersin İd. Y.: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 09.10.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 08.10.2010. (in Turkish)
  10. ^ Round 06 - 15.10.1972 - MİY-Bursaspor: 0-0. Sunday, 14:45. Weather: 33°C open. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Attendance: 8794. Referees: Talat Tokat, Hüseyin Karaca, Ahen Tüzün. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut, Refik, Akın, Cihat, Alp, Güray, Erol, Necdet (İbrahim 69'), Zeki, Ayhan (Ömer 55'). Subs: İbrahim, Ömer, Levent, Güvenir, Fikret. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Yellow cards: Yılmaz, Akın, Zeki. Bursaspor: Rasim, Cemil, İsmail, Yusuf, Haluk, Vahit, Hayrettin, Sedat, Mesut, Güvenç, Baykul. Subs: Osman, Erdil, Tezcan, Hüseyin, K.İsmail. Coach: Kaloperoviç. Yellow cards: Mesut, Yusuf. "Mersin: 0 - Bursaspor: 0". Mersin: 0 - Bursaspor: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 16.10.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 25.10.2010. (in Turkish)
  11. ^ Round 07 - 29.10.1972 - MİY-Fenerbahçe: 0-0. Sunday, 14:30. Weather: 26°C open. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Attendance: 14.769. Referees: Fehmi Pazarcı, Erol Eroğlu, Sait Acarbay. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut, Akın, Refik, Cihat, Tuncay, Güray, Erol, Burhan, Zeki, Ayhan (Necdet). Subs: Tarık, Alp, Remzi, İbrahim. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Yellow card: Cihat. Yellow card: Cihat (second half). Fenerbahçe: Datcu, Şükrü, Cevher, Yılmaz, Levent, Canan, Ziya, Nedim, Fuat, Osman, Muharrem (Necati). Subs: Yavuz, Timuçin, Ersoy, Serkan. Coach: Didi. Yellow card: Fuat (1st half). "Fenerbahçe returns happy from Mersin". F.bahçe Mersin'den mennun dönüyor. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 30.10.1972, p. 10, 12. Retrieved on 13.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  12. ^ Round 08 - 05.11.1972 - Boluspor-MİY: 3-3. Sunday, 15:00. Weather: 13°C open. Bolu. Attendance: 4890. Referees: Mazhar Kerestecioğlu, Teoman Parer, Hüseyin Karaca. Boluspor: Talip, K. İbrahim, Bilgin, Lütfi, Fikret, Rıdvan, Ahmet, Aydın, Cengiz, Sinan, Çetin. Subs: Güngör, Vadi, Eyüp, Erdem, Ergin. Coach: Neagu. Goals: Ahmet 67'(P), Alp 80'(o.g.), Lütfi 83'. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut, Refik, Akın, Cihat, Erol, Güray, Tuncay, Necdet, Zeki, Burhan. Subs: Tarık, Alp, Remzi, İbrahim, Cemil. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Goals: Necdet 1', Necdet 20', Zeki 70'. Yellow card: Necdet. "Boluspor: 3 - Mersin İdmanyurdu: 3". Boluspor: 3 - Mersin İdmanyurdu: 3. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 06.11.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 28.10.2010. (in Turkish)
  13. ^ Round 09 - 12.11.1972 - MİY-Göztepe: 2-0. Sunday, 14:15. Weather 23°C sunny. Mersin. Attendance: 11.300. Referees: Sedat Özselçuk, İlhan Önercan, Erdoğan Aybay. MİY: Yılmaz, Alp, Akın, Tuncay, Ömer, Erol, Güray, Levent (Remzi), Necdet, Zeki, Burhan. Subs: Tarık, Cemil, Adil, İbrahim. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Goals: Necdet 54', Zeki 67'. Penalty missed: Güray 55'. Yellow card: Ömer 25'. Göztepe: Ali (Mithat), Mehmet (Cengiz), Okyay, Özer, Cudi, Doğan, Nevzat, Atilla, Mehmet IV, K.Ali, Ayhan. Subs: Çağlayan, Mustafa, Nadir. Coach: Sabri Kiraz. Yellow card: Doğan 25'. "Mersin: 2 - Göztepe: 0". Mersin: 2 - Göztepe: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 13.11.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 29.10.2010. (in Turkish)
  14. ^ Round 10 - 19.11.1972 - MİY-Adanaspor: 0-1. Sunday, 14:00. Weather: 23°C sunny. Mersin. Referees: Sabahattin Ladikli, Yaşar Marmara, Celal Türk. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut, Akın, Refik, Cihat, Alp, Güray, Erol, Necdet, Zeki, Ömer. Subs: Tarık, Cemil, Tuncay, İbrahim, Burhan. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Adanaspor: Güngör, Necip, Erdinç, Behçet, Faruk, Ali Osman, Tufan, Orhan, Reşit, Miliç, B.Selahattin. Subs: K.Cihat, Kamuran, Vedat, Rıdvan, Şahin. Coach: Gündüz Tekin Onay. Goal: Miliç 17'. Yellow card: Tufan 4'. "Adanaspor beats Mersin 1-0". Adanaspor Mersin'i 1-0 mağlup etti. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 20.11.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 07.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  15. ^ Round 11 - 25.11.1972 - Şeker-MİY: 0-0. Saturday, 14:30. Weather: 10°C open sunny. 19 Mayıs Stadium, Ankara. Referees: Ömer Karadağ, Engin Kesim, Zeki Etyemez. Şekerspor: Erdoğan, Mücahit, Emin, Halil, Kubilay, Ahmet, Önder, Güngör, Canel, Mehmet, Uğur. Subs: Engin, Yetik, Nevruz, Enver, K.Turhan. Coach: Erdoğan Tokol. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Akın, Tuncay, Ömer, Erol, Davut, Güray, Necdet, Zeki, Burhan (Refik 32'). Subs: Fikret, İbrahim, Alp, Ayhan. Coach: Turgay Şeren. "Şekerspor: 0 - Mersin İd. Yurdu: 0". Şekerspor: 0 - Mersin İd. Yurdu: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 26.11.1972, p. 8. Retrieved on 07.11.2010. (in Turkish)
  16. ^ Round 12 - 03.12.1972 - MİY-PTT: 1-1. Sunday, 13:30. Weather: 13°C cloudy light breezy. Mersin. Referees: Yavuz Tunç, Ziya Albayrak, Oğuz Özden. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Akın, Refik, Ömer, Davut, Tuncay, Erol, Necdet, Güray, Ayhan. Subs: Fikret, Cihat, Cemil, Alp, İbrahim. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Goal: Necdet 41'. PTT: Aydoğan, Esenali, Cevdet, Enver, Muzaffer, Erhan, İlhan, Cengiz (Haydar), Zeki, Hoşer, Tahsin. Subs: Cavit, Kemal, Haydar, Erol, Halil. Coach: Ertan Adatepe. Goal: Cevdet 77'. Yellow card: Muzaffer 49'. "Mersin İ. Yurdu: 1 - PTT: 1". Mersin İ. Yurdu: 1 - PTT: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 04.12.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 07.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  17. ^ Round 13 - 16.12.1972 - Beşiktaş-MİY: 1-0. Saturday, 14:15. Weather: 8°C heavy. Mithatpaşa Stadium, İstanbul. Attendance: 11.648. Referees: Ertuğrul Aybay, Lütfü Keçelioğlu, Teoman Parer. Beşiktaş: Sabri, Ahmet, Tayfun, Sami, Zekeriya, Bülent, Veadt, Kahraman, Sanlı (C) (Nihat) (Atakan), Kadir, Tuğrul. Subs: Burak, Hasan, Cemal. Coach: Abdullah Gegiç. Goal: Sanlı. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Akın, Cihat, Ömer, Ayhan (C), Güray, Tuncay, Davut, Zeki, Burhan. Subs: Tarık, İbrahim, Levent, Cemil. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Yellow cards: Ömer, Davut, Ayhan. "Beşiktaş defeated Mersin by 1-0". Beşiktaş Mersin'i 1-0 yendi. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 17.12.1972, p. 12. Retrieved on 02.10.2010. (in Turkish)
  18. ^ Round 14 - 24.12.1972 - MİY-MKE Ankaragücü: 0-0. Sunday, 13:30. Weather: 13°C sunny. Mersin. Referees: Doğan Babacan, Cahit Aybek, İsmail Hendek. MİY: Fikret, Halit, Cihat, Akın, Ömer, Tuncay, Erol, Güray, Davut, Zeki, Burhan. Subs: Yılmaz, İbrahim, Alp, Ayhan. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Ankaragücü: Aydın, Remzi, İsmail, Erman, Müjdat, Selçuk, Mehmet, Metin, Raşit, Köksal, Melih. Subs: Baskın, Adnan, Coşkun, Zafer, Aykut. Coach: Ziya Taner. "Mersin İd. Yurdu: 0 - Ankaragücü: 0". Mersin İd. Yurdu: 0 - Ankaragücü: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 25.12.1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 07.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  19. ^ Round 15 - 31.12.1972 - Altay-MİY: 2-1. Sunday, 14:15. Weather: Cold but open. Alsancak Stadium, İzmir. Attendance: Very low. Referees: Kamil Karakoç, Orhan Ocakoğlu, Birol Dinç. Altay: Tanzer, İsmail, Necdet, Enver, Zinnur, Ayfer, Mithat, İsa, Hıdır, Uğur, B.Mustafa. Subs: Hasan, Erdinç, Hayrullah. Coach: Gürcan Berk. Goals: Necdet 24', İsa 26'. Yellow card: İsmail 43'. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Tuncay, Akın, Ömer, İbrahim, Erol, Güray, Burhan, Zeki, Alp. Subs: Fikret, Ayhan, Davut, Selahattin. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Goal: Zeki 1'. Yellow card: Zeki 28'. "Altay: 2 - Mersin İd. Y.: 1". Altay: 2 - Mersin İd. Y.: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 01.01.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 07.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  20. ^ Round 16 - 03.02.1973 - Vefa-MİY: 1-0. Saturday, 14:30. Weather: 8°C heavy and breezy. Mithatpaşa Stadium, İstanbul. Attendance: 4766. Referees: Muzaffer Sarvan, Mehmet Gümüşdüğme, Oğuz Özden. Vefa: Faruk, Hikmet, Niko, Hidayet, Muharrem, Ali, Raşit, Bekir, Ömer (Ünal 70'), Montemarani, Erdinç. Subs: Sedat, Adem, Fikri, Caves. Coach: Sefer Türker. Red card: Montemarani 37'. Goal: Ömer 37'(F). Yellow card: Bekir 39'. MİY: Fikret, Halit, Akın, Cihat, Ömer, Davut (Burhan 46'), Tuncay, Güray, İbrahim, Zeki, Ayhan. Subs: Hüseyin, K.Erol, B.Erol, Alp. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Red card: Ayhan 37'. Yellow card: Halit 39'. "Vefa beats Mersin 1-0". Vefa Mersin'i 1-0 yendi. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 04.02.1973, pp. 10, 12. Retrieved on 07.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  21. ^ Round 17 - 11.02.1973 - MİY-Eskişehirspor: 1-2. Sunday, 14:00. Weather: 14°C open. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Sebahattin Ladikli, Nazım Nacar, Kayhan Bora. MİY: Fikret, Halim, Cihat, Akın, Ömer, Tuncay, İbrahim (Necdet), Alp, Zeki, Güray, Burhan. Subs: Hüseyin, Davut, K.Erol, B.Erol. Coach: Turgay Şeren. Goal: Alp 87'. Yellow cards: Zeki, Halim. Eskişehirspor: Mümin, Ali, Bilal, Mustafa, Abdurrahman, B.Burhan, K.Burhan, Kamuran, Halil, Fethi, Şevki. Subs: Doğan, Yenal, Metin, Hüdai, Ahmet. Coach: Galip Türkkan. Goals: Halil 6', Şevki 12'. Yellow cards: Halil, Şevki, Abdurrahman. "Eskişehirspor: 2 - Mersin İd. Y.: 1". Eskişehirspor: 2 - Mersin İd. Y.: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 12.02.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 07.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  22. ^ Round 18 - 18.02.1973 - MİY-Galatasaray: 0-0. Sunday, 14:00. Weather: 17°C breezy. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referres: Ziya Türkdoğan, Lütfü Keçelioğlu, Sait Yaşar. MİY: Yılmaz, Akın, Davut, Cihat, Alp, Ömer, Güray, K.Erol (Tuncay), Necdet, İbrahim, Zeki. Subs: Fikret, B.Erol, B.Selahattin, Burhan. Coach: vacant. Galatasaray: Yasin, Ekrem, Muzaffer, Tarık, Aydın, B.Mehmet, Bülent, Ahmet, Metin, K.Mehmet, Uğur. Subs: Gökmen, Tuncay, Nihat, Suphi, Korhan. Coach: Brian Birch. Yellow card: Muzaffer 30'. "Galatasaray draws: 0-0". Galatasaray berabere: 0-0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 19.02.1973, pp. 10, 12. Retrieved on 09.09.2010. (in Turkish)
  23. ^ Round 19 - 04.03.1973 - Samsunspor-MİY: 1-0. Sunday, 14:00. Weather: 8°C open sunny, breezy. Samsun. Referees: Nevzat Tansuk, Şerafettin Bosnalı, Altan Peker. Samsunspor: Tekin, Ali, Cengiz, Barbaros, Kemal, Rıfat, Raşit, Temel, Hayri, Hamdi, Adem. Subs: Erdoğan, Orhan, Nuri, Osman, Dursun. Coach: Abdullah Matay. Goal: Temel 84'. MİY: Yılmaz, Davut (Erol), Alp, Akın, Cihat, Tuncay, Necdet, Ömer, Zeki, Güray, İbrahim. Subs: Fikret, Erol, Burhan, Selahattin. Coach: Nazım Koka. "Samsun: 1 - Mersin: 0". Samsun: 1 - Mersin: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 05.03.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 08.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  24. ^ Round 20 - 11.03.1973 - MİY-Giresunspor: 1-0. Sunday, 14:00. Weather: 15°C heavy. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Yavuz Tunç, Nail Dinçer, Cengiz Kaynak. MİY: Fikret, Davut, Cihat, Akın, Alp, K.Erol, Ömer (Tuncay 28'), Güray, İbrahim, Zeki, Burhan. Subs: Yılmaz, Refik, Necdet, B.Erol. Coach: Nazım Koka. Goal: Zeki 48'. Giresunspor: Şeref, Nuri, Oğuz, Rüçhan (Faruk), İsmail, Doğan (K.İsmail), Ali, Mazlum. Subs: Kahraman, Necdet, Şafak. Coach: Naci Özkaya. Yellow cards: Nuri, Doğan. "Mersin: 1 - Giresun: 0". Mersin: 1 - Giresun: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 12.03.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 08.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  25. ^ Round 21 - 18.03.1973 - Bursaspor-MİY: 1-2. Sunday, 15:00. Weather: 8°C heavy. Bursa. Referees: Nihat Özbirgül, Halil Eraydın, Kayhan Bora. Bursaspor: Osman (Rasim), Cemil, İsmail, Yusuf, Haluk, Hayrettin, Vahit, Tezcan, Mesut, Baykul, Sinan. Subs: Sümer, Çeki, Sedat, Orhan. Coach: Metin Oktay. Goal: Tezcan 77'. MİY: Fikret, Davut, Refik, Akın, Cihat, Alp, K.Erol, Güray, Burhan (necdet), Zeki, İbrahim. Subs: Yılmaz, Tuncay, Levent, B.Erol. Coach: Nazım Koka. Goals: İbrahim 42', Güray 69'. "Mersin İ.Y.: 2 - Bursa: 1". Mersin İ.Y.: 2 - Bursa: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 19.03.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 08.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  26. ^ Round 22 - 25.03.1973 - Fenerbahçe-MİY: 3-0. Sunday, 14:45. Weather: 18°C first open then heavy. Mithatpaşa Stadium, İstanbul. Attendance: 40.535. Referees: İbrahim Fırla, Halil Atalık, Mehmet Gümüşdüğme. Fenerbahçe: Datcu, Niyazi, Ercan, Cevher (Serkan), Levent, Ziya, Fuat, Ostojiç (Canan), Necati, Cemil, Nedim. Subs: Yavuz, Kamil, Bünyamin. Coach: Didi. Goals: Nedim 11'(F), Cemil 22'(F), Ostojiç 71'(F). MİY: Fikret, Alp, Cihat, Akın, Davut (B. Erol), Tuncay, Burhan (Necdet), Güray, Erol, Zeki, İbrahim. Subs: Yılmaz, B.Selahattin, Levent. Coach: Nazım Koka. Yellow card: Güray 32'. "Fenerbahçe won 3-0". F.Bahçe 3-0 galip. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 26.03.1973. Retrieved on 15.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  27. ^ Round 23 - 01.04.1973 - MİY-Boluspor: 0-0. Sunday, 14:45. Weather: 18°C open, light breezy. Mersin. Referees: Fehmi Pazarcı, İhsan Türe, Sait Acarbay. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Cihat, Refik, Akın, Erol, Burhani Ayhan, Zeki, Güray, İbrahim. Subs: Fikret, Ömer, B.Selahattin, Alp, Tuncay. Coach: Nazım Koka. Boluspor: Güngör, K.İbrahim, Eyüp, İbrahim, Lütfü, Fikret, Ahmet, Rıdvan, Sinan, Aydın, Çetin. Subs: Talip, Bilgin, Erdem, Kemal, Cengiz. Coach: Valery Neagu. "Mersin İd.Y.: 0 - Bolu: 0". Mersin İd.Y.: 0 - Bolu: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 02.04.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 08.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  28. ^ Round 24 - 08.04.1973 - Göztepe-MİY: 0-1. Sunday, 15:30. Weather: 21°C open sunny. Alsancak Stadium, İzmir. Attendance: Low. Referees: Cumhur Demir, Mustafa Takımoğlu, Ali Enginsu. Göztepe: Ulvi, Mehmet II, Cudi, İsmail (Okyay), Özer, Nevzat, Doğan, K.Ali, Mustafa, Mehmet IV, Mehmet III. Subs: Mithat, Mehmet I, Atilla, Ali. Coach: Sabri Kiraz. Yellow card: Nevzat 27'. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Refik, Nihat, Alp, Erol, Ayhan, Güray, Burhan, Zeki, İbrahim. Subs: Fikret, Davut, Tuncay, B.Erol, Akın. Coach: Nazım Koka. Goal: Burhan 55'. Yellow card: Halit 32'. "Mersin: 1 - Göztepe: 0". Mersin: 1 - Göztepe: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 09.04.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 08.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  29. ^ Round 25 - 15.04.1973 - Adanaspor-MİY: 3-0. Sunday, 14:30. Weather: 22°C open. Adana. Attendance: Low. Referees: Sedat Özselçuk, Celal Çerezci, İsmail Hendek. Adanaspor: Cavit, Necip, Erdinç, Behçet, Faruk, B.Selahattin, Naci, Kamuran, Reşit, Ertuğrul, Miliç. Subs: Orhan, A.Osman, Vedat, Tufan, yener. Coach: Gündüz Tekin Onay. Goals: Reşit 4', Reşit 36', Miliç 90'. Yellow card: Naci. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Refik, Akın, Cihat, Ayhan, Erol, Güray, Burhan, Zeki, İbrahim. Subs: Fikret, Alp, Tuncay, Erol, Davut. Coach: Nazım Koka. Yellow cards: Cihat, Akın. Penalty missed: Güray 85'. "Adanaspor: 3 - Mersin: 0". Adanaspor: 3 - Mersin: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 16.04.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 06.11.2010. (in Turkish)
  30. ^ Round 26 - 22.04.1973 - MİY-Şeker: 4-2. Sunday, 15:00. Weather: 22°C open sunny. Tevfik Srrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: İlhan Özkan, Ziya Ardahan, Erol, Oroğlu. MİY: Yılmaz, Alp, Refik, Akın (Tuncay), Cihat, K.Erol, Güray, Ömer, Burhan, Zeki, Ayhan. Subs: Fikret, Davut, Halim, B.Selahattin. Coach: Nazım Koka. Goals: Zeki 36'(H), Burhan 57'(F), Zeki 65'(F), Zeki 78'(F). Şekerspor: Erdoğan, Mücahit, B.Turan, Yiğit, Kubilay, Sabahattin, Erol (Güngör), Ahmet, Canel, Mehmet, Nevruz. Subs: Ergün, Turan, Hamdi, Çetin. Coach: Erdoğan Tokol. Goals: Mücahit 76'(F), Güngör 79'(F). Yellow card: Yiğit 25'. "Mersin: 4 - Şeker: 2". Mersin: 4 - Şeker: 2. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 23.04.1973, p. 12. Retrieved on 08.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  31. ^ Round 27 - 29.04.1973 - PTT-MİY: 2-1. Sunday, 15:15. Weather: 15°C open. 19 Mayıs Stadium, Ankara. Attendance: c. 3500. Referees: Fehmi Pazarcı, Özer Erkli, Yalçın Gürgür. PTT: Aydoğan, Esenali, Kemal, Cevdet, Muzaffer, İlhan, Erhan, Halil, Enver, Cengiz, Erol. Subs: Cavit, Candan, Hoşer, Arif. Coach: Yılmaz Coşkun. Goals: Enver 6', Halil 41. MİY: Fikret, Davut, Refik, Cihat, Alp, Tuncay, Ayhan, Güray, Burhan, Zeki, İbrahim. Subs: Yılmaz, B.Erol, K.Erol, Halit, Ömer. Coach: Nazım Koka. Goal: Güray 81'. "PTT: 2 - Mersin: 1". PTT: 2 - Mersin: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 30.04.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 08.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  32. ^ Round 28 - 12.05.1973 - MİY-Beşiktaş: 1-0. Saturday, 15:30. Weather: 26°C open and sunny. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Müşfik Talas, Sadık Özen, Cengiz Kaynak. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Refik, Akın, Cihat, Ömer (Tuncay), Erol, Güray, İbrahim (Burhan), Zeki, Ayhan. Subs: Fikret, Davut, Alp. Coach: Nazım Koka. Yellow card: İbrahim 18'. Goal: Ayhan 82'(H). Beşiktaş: Sabri, Ahmet, Sami, Tayfun, Zekeriya, Mustafa, Vedat, Kahraman, Bülent, Kadir, Sanlı. Subs: Aydın, Cemal, Hasan, Atakan, Tuğrul. Coach: Abdullah Gegiç. Yellow card: Sanlı 19'. "Mersin gave no chance to Beşiktaş: 1-0". Mersin Beşiktaş'a şans tanımadı. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 13.05.1973. Retrieved on 23.08.2010. (in Turkish)
  33. ^ Round 29 - 20.05.1973 - MKE Ankaragücü-MİY. 1-1. Sunday, 17:45. 19 Mayıs Stadium, Ankara. Referees: Doğan Babacan, Güngör Tunçel, Engin Kesim. Ankaragücü: Aydın, Adnan, İsmail, Erman, Müjdat, Zafer, Metin, Mehmet, Melih, Köksal, Behzat. Goal: Behzat 12'. Red card: Mehmet. MİY: Yılmaz, Halit, Alp, Refik, Akın, K.Mehmet, Burhan, Tuncay, Zeki, Güray, Ömer. Goal: Ömer 41'. Red card: Halit. "Ankaragücü: 1 Mersin İd. Yurdu: 1". Ankaragücü: 1 Mersin İd. Yurdu: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 21.05.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 08.11.2010. (in Turkish)
  34. ^ Round 30 - 27.05.1973 - MİY-Altay: 2-2. Sunday, 15:30. Weather: 28°C open and sunny. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Nevzat Tansuk, Namık Atlı, Ahen Tüzün. MİY: Yılmaz (Fikret), Ömer, Refik, Akın, Alp, Tuncay (Ayhan), Güray, Erol, Burhan, Zeki, İbrahim. Subs: Davut, B.Selahattin, Levent. Coach: Nazım Koka. Goals: Güray 9', İbrahim 78'. Altay: Tanzer, İsmail, Enver, Ali, Zinnur, Mustafa, Yılmaz, Uğur, İsa, K.Mustafa, B.Mustafa. Subs: Hasan, Ayfer, Mithat, Hıdır, Ahmet. Coach: Akın Baran. Goals: B.Mustafa 26', Uğur 83'. "Mersin: 2 Altay: 2". Mersin: 2 Altay: 2. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 28.05.1973, p. 10. Retrieved on 28.10.2010. (in Turkish)
  35. ^ a b TFF website does not have an official page for 1972–73 Turkish Cup, but results for finals at TFF Turkish Cup page, retrieved on 15 August 2015, (in Turkish). See some details on cup matches at Türkiye Kupası by Cem Pekin, retrieved on 15 August 2015, (in English); and maçkolik.com Cup page, retrieved on 15 August 2015, (in Turkish).
  36. ^ Turkish Cup R2 L2 - 27.12.1972 - Gaziantepspor-MİY: 2-0. Wednesday, 13:30. City Stadium, Gaziantep. Goals: Abdullah 57', Muammer 75'. "Bursaspor, Adanaspor and Gaziantepspor were promoted to 3rd round". Bursaspor, Adanaspor ve Gaziantepspor 3. turda, Milliyet online archive, Milliyet, 28 December 1972, p. 10. Retrieved on 3 August 2015. (in Turkish).
  37. ^ Stats were not provided by TFF for this season. See TFF Club page. Search for 1972–73 squad and 1972–73 matches are not provided. Retrieved on 7 August 2015.
  38. ^ a b Data were obtained from; Erbil, Cihat (1975). Story of the 50 YearsRetrieved on 29 July 2011 from 50 Yılın Öyküsü, p. 57. And an advanced search performed in Milliyet online archive for 1972–73 Mersin İdmanyurdu season. Appearance and goal stats were obtained from maçkolik.com. Data related to discipline and substitute players obtained from maçkolik.com are not complete. Retrieved on 21 August 2015.
  39. ^ Yılmaz Urul. Arap. Player signed in Summer 1972. His previous team was İstanbulspor. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  40. ^ Akın Aksaçlı. In the team since Summer 1970. His previous team was Galatasaray. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  41. ^ Cihat Erbil. In the team since Summer 1968. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  42. ^ Tuncay Mesçi. Player signed in Summer 1972. His previous team was Ankaragücü. At the end of the season player signed to Trabzonspor for the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  43. ^ Necdet Aykut. Player signed in Summer 1972. His previous team was Gençlerbirliği. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  44. ^ Refik Çoğum. In the team since Summer 1964. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  45. ^ Davut Şahin. Player signed in Summer 1972. His previous team was Beşiktaş. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  46. ^ Ömer Tokgöz. In the team since Summer 1971. His previous team was Ankaragücü. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  47. ^ Zeki Temizer. In the team since Summer 1971. His previous team was Fenerbahçe. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  48. ^ Ayhan Öz. In the team since Summer 1965. At the end of the season player signed to Gaziantepspor for the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  49. ^ Güray Erdener. In the team since Summer 1971. His previous team was Beşiktaş. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  50. ^ Burhan Çetinkaya. Player signed in Summer 1972. His previous team was Zonguldakspor. He attended summer camp with Galatasaray, but later he was persuaded by coach Turgay Şeren and signed to MİY. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  51. ^ İbrahim Arayıcı. In the team since Summer 1968. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  52. ^ Alp Sümeralp. In the team since Summer 1962. At the end of the season he finished his player career. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  53. ^ Remzi Sezer. In the team since Summer 1971. at the end of the season player signed to Zonguldakspor for the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  54. ^ Erol Evcimen, B. Erol. In the team since Summer 1969. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  55. ^ Erol Durmuşlu, K. Erol. In the team since Summer 1968. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  56. ^ Mehmet Levent Arıkdoğan. In the team since Summer 1972. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  57. ^ Fikret Özdil. In the team since Winter 1966. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  58. ^ Halit Kutlu. In the team since Summer 1971. His previous team was Beşiktaş. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.
  59. ^ Mehmet Şilan. In the team since Summer 1971. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page.