Rıdvan Şimşek

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Rıdvan Şimşek
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Şimşek playing for Beşiktaş.
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-01-17) 17 January 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Konak, İzmir, Turkey
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Right back / Right winger
Club information
Current team
Sivasspor
Number 91
Youth career
2005–2008 Karşıyaka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Karşıyaka 27 (0)
2009–2012 Beşiktaş 7 (0)
2011Karabükspor (loan) 2 (0)
2012Elazığspor (loan) 12 (0)
2012–2013 Gaziantepspor 0 (0)
2013–2015 Karşıyaka 52 (1)
2015–2016 Antalyaspor 16 (1)
2017– Sivasspor 12 (1)
National team
2009 Turkey U18 4 (0)
2008–2009 Turkey U19 8 (0)
2009–2012 Turkey U21 6 (0)
2013 Turkey A2 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 May 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 december 2015

Rıdvan Şimşek (born 17 January 1991) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a right wingback for Sivasspor.[1]

Career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Named by his father[citation needed], inspired by Rıdvan Dilmen,[2] a prominent striker in Turkish football history, Şimşek began his career with Karşıyaka at the age of 12.[3] He made his professional debut at the age of 17 in a TFF First League match against Kasımpaşa S.K. on September 2008, and became a regular member of the team.[2]

Beşiktaş[edit]

Şimşek joined Beşiktaş in June 2009 for 1.25 million TRY.[4][5][6] He played seven games for them in the Süper Lig. He was loaned to Karabükspor and Elazığspor in the 2011-12 season.

Gaziantepspor[edit]

He was transferred to Gaziantepspor in summer 2012.

Back to Karşıyaka[edit]

He returned to Karşıyaka in summer 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RIDVAN ŞİMŞEK". tff.org. Retrieved 25 April 2011.
  2. ^ a b "TÜRK FUTBOLUNUNDA YENİ RIDVAN GELİYOR; RIDVAN ŞİMŞEK" (in Turkish). uzmanhaber.com. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  3. ^ Rıdvan Şimşek için 1 milyon 300 bin TL
  4. ^ Beşiktaş, Karşıyaka'dan Rıdvan Şimşek'i bitirmek üzere (in Turkish)
  5. ^ Rıdvan Şimşek de Kartal! (in Turkish)
  6. ^ Rıdvan Şimşek mutluluktan uçuyor! (in Turkish)

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