Mersin İdmanyurdu (also Mersin İdman Yurdu, Mersin İY, or MİY) Sports Club; located in Mersin, east Mediterranean coast of Turkey in 1985–86. Mersin İdmanyurdu S.K. (MİY) football team has participated in Turkish Second Football League in 1985-86 season.
Mersin İdmanyurdu took place in Group C in Second League1985–86 season. League played in three groups two with 18 teams and one with 17. Bottom four teams in each group relegated to Third League, whereas top teams promoted to First League at the end of the season. MİY finished 12th with 8 wins and 21 goals. The team finished season with 16 draws 11 of which was 0-0.
1985–86Turkish Cup was played for the 24th season as Federasyon Kupası by 211 teams. First four elimination rounds were played in one-leg elimination system. However, if the result was a deuce in the first match, a second match was played at the home grounds of second team in the first leg. Fifth and sixth rounds and finals were played in two-legs elimination system. Mersin İdmanyurdu participated in 1985–86Turkish Cup and was eliminated at round 1 by Konyaspor. Konyaspor was eliminated at round 2. Bursaspor won the Cup for the first time and was qualified for 1986–87European Cup Winners' Cup.
After the first half MİY player received 24 yellow cards and 1 red card. "115 red 1193 yellow". 115 kırmızı 1193 sarı. Milliyet online archive, Milliyet, 31 December 1985, p. 14, (Turkish). Retrieved on 15 November 2010.
^Tekirdağspor had two points deduction. Cem Pekin Archives 31 August 2009. "It was decided that Tekirdağspor's stadium was banned for one match because its fans caused tension in the game between Tekirdağspor and Edirnespor in Tekirdağ on 18 May 1986. Furthermore, the game was forfeited against Tekirdağ in favor of Edirnespor and Tekirdağspor's two points were deducted."Cumhuriyet arşivi. Cumhuriyet, 3 June 1986, p. 14. (Turkish). Retrieved on 11 July 2015.
^Standings information was received through a search in Milliyet online archive. However, only R 1, 5, 6, 18, 19, 26, 27, 33, and 34 league tables were found. Positions for other rounds were computed. Free membership is required for an advanced search with "mersin idmanyurdu" and 1985-86 season in Milliyet gazete arşivi. Retrieved on 15.11.2010. (Turkish)
^Round 01 - 01.09.1985 - Fatih Karagümrük-MİY: 3-0. Sunday, 17:00. Vefa Stadium, İstanbul. Referees: Bayram Can, Nizamettin Mete, Mekki Keskin. Fatih Karagümrük: Bülent, Hüseyin, İlker, Kenan, Ömer, Talip (Melih), Selim, Abdullah, Ghlamreza, Halit (C), Burhan. Goals: Burhan 53', Halit 79', Abdullah 85'. Penalty missed: Ghleamreza 10'. MİY: Özcan, Mustafa I, Hüseyin, Muzaffer, Tahir, Nuri (Eyüp), Mustafa II, Fuat, Leventi Metini Mustafa. "Karagümrük scored three to Mersin". Karagümrük Mersin'e üç attı. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 01.09.1985, p. 13. Retrieved on 06.11.2010. (Turkish)
^Round 03 - 14.09.1985 - Anadolu-MİY: 1-0. Saturday. İstanbul. Referees: Engin Kurt, Sami Acuner, Turgut Söğüş. Anadolu: Eser, Mehmet, Yaşar, Ömer (Musa), Kasım, Kenan (Reşat), Tuna, Yalçın, Ayhan, Harun, Mustafa. Goal: Ayhan 65'. MİY: İbrahim, Fuat, K.Mustafa, İsa, Tahir, B.Mustafa, Mahmut (Hüseyin), Levent, Metin, Caner (Alper), Çetin. "Anadolu receives their first win against Mersin: 1-0". Anadolu ilk galibiyetini Mersin'den aldı: 1-0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 16.09.1985, p. 14. Retrieved on 06.11.2010. (Turkish)
^Round 06 - 06.10.1985 - MİY-Bakırköyspor: 1-1. Sunday. Mersin. Referees: Cemal Keçeci, Yıldırım Eraslan, Orhan Demir. MİY: İbrahim, Fuat, Hüseyin, Tahir, B.Mustafa, Metin, Muzaffer, M.Akülke, Kazım (Mahmut), Canel (Nuri), Çetin. Goal: Nuri 73'. Bakırköyspor: Yılmaz, Ali Raik, Furkan, Kadir, Yetiş, Oktay (Hasan), Engin, Gani, Ferhat, Hodziç (Serdar), Erdoğan. Goal: Ferhat 76'. "Bakırköy benefited in Mersin: 1-1". Bakırköy Mersin'de kârlı: 1-1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 07.10.1985, p. 14. Retrieved on 02.10.2010. (Turkish)
^Round 10 - 02.11.1985 - Galata-MİY: 1-1. Saturday, 12:30. Fatih Stadium, İstanbul. Referees: Halit Gerçeker, Sedat Bor, Fazıl Dorsan. Galata: Levent, Muhlis, Hasan (Kayhan), Muharrem, Salih, Burhan, Ahmet, Lokman, K.Mehmet (B.Metin), Erol, İlhan. Goal: Burhan 78'. MİY: İbrahim, Fuat, Tahir, B.Mustafa, K.Mustafa, Kazım, Levent (Muzaffer), Sezai, Canel, Yasin (Nuri), Çetin. Goal: Çetin 4'. "Galata lost point to Mersin". Galata Mersin'e puan kaptırdı. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 03.11.1985, p. 15. Retrieved on 06.09.2010. (Turkish)
^Round 11 - MİY-Kırklarelispor: 1-1. Game was planned for 09.11.1985, Saturday. Bu was delayed and played on 11.12.1985.
^Round 18 - 26.01.1986 - MİY-Karagümrük: 1-0. Mersin. Referees: Serdar Çokman, Ömer Çülük, Mustafa Tolay. MİY: İbrahim, Suat, K.Mustafa, Tahir, B.Mustafa, Metin, Tanju, Levent, Yılmaz (Sezai), Yasin, Hüseyin. Goal: Hüseyin 86'. Karagümrük: Bülent, Kaya, Ömer, İlker, Kenan, Nihat, Rıza, Selim, Talip, Abdullah, Halit (Burhan). "Karagümrük lost to Mersin İ.Y.: 1-0". Karagümrük Mersin İ.Y.'ye 1-0 yenildi. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 27.01.1986, p. 15. Retrieved on 07.09.201. (Turkish)