Gökay Iravul

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Gökay Iravul
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Personal information
Full name Gökay Iravul
Date of birth (1992-10-18) October 18, 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Denizli, Turkey
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Central midfielder, Right back
Club information
Current team
Samsunspor (on loan from Alanyaspor)
Number 18
Youth career
2001–2007 Denizlispor
2007–2010 Fenerbahçe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Fenerbahçe A2 30 (7)
2010–2016 Fenerbahçe 14 (0)
2012–2013[1] Manisaspor (loan) 23 (0)
2013–2014 Adana Demirspor (loan) 12 (0)
2014 Gaziantep BB (loan) 1 (0)
2015–2016 Alanyaspor (loan) 12 (1)
2016– Alanyaspor 14 (1)
2017– Samsunspor (loan) 2 (1)
National team
2007 Turkey U15 2 (0)
2007–2008 Turkey U16 22 (2)
2009 Turkey U17 4 (2)
2009–2010 Turkey U18 7 (0)
2010–2011 Turkey U19 12 (1)
2011–2013 Turkey U21 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 March 2017 (UTC).

Gökay Iravul (born 18 October 1992) is a Turkish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Samsunspor on loan from Alanyaspor.[2]

Early life[edit]

Iravul began his footballing career with local club Denizlispor in 2001, starting with the Junior Team (10–12 years old). After one year, Iravul was promoted to the Star Team (12–14) and began playing for the B Youth Team (14–16) soon after. Iravul impressed Fenerbahçe scouts at a B Youth Team match between Denizlispor and Fenerbahçe and was signed by the Istanbul club a year later.[3]

Career[edit]

Iravul signed his first professional contract with Fenerbahçe on 3 July 2007. He began with playing with the Super Youth Team (16–18) in 2008, totaling three goals in 29 appearances. The following season, Iravul was promoted to the A2 squad. Iravul has scored seven goals in 30 appearances in the A2 League.[2][3] Fenerbahçe signed him to a three-year contract extension at the start of the 2010–11 season and the midfielder was included in the squad for pre-season preparations. Iravul earned his first senior team call-up under Aykut Kocaman and made his professional debut against Gençlerbirliği on 2 October 2010, coming on as a substitution for Mamadou Niang in the 88th minute.[2][4]

International career[edit]

Iravul began his international career with the Turkey U-15 squad. He was a part of the Turkey squad at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup, making four appearances and scoring a goal.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 30 June 2013[2][5]
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fenerbahçe 2010–11 11 0 3 0 0 0 14 0
2011–12 3 0 1 0 - - 4 0
Total 14 0 4 0 0 0 17 0
Manisaspor (loan) 2012–13 23 0 2 0 - - 25 0
Total 23 0 2 0 0 0 25 0
Career total 37 0 6 0 0 0 42 0

Honours[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Iravul has one older sister. His mother is a housewife and his father is a retired bank manager.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Türkiye Kupası, Süper Kupa
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gökay Iravul Manisaspor'da" (in Turkish). NTVSpor.net. Retrieved 2012-07-19. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "GÖKAY IRAVUL". tff.org. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Şakarcan, Selim (26 November 2009). "Gökay Iravul: Fenerbahçe'nin yeni umudu". tff.org. Retrieved 17 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Fenerbahce claim Turkish title for 18th time". The Times of India. 23 May 2011. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Gökay Iravul Stats". www.mackolik.com. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 

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