Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium

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Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadyumu
Mersin Tevfik Sırrı Gür stadium.jpg
Location Mersin
Capacity 10,128 [1]
Field size 105 x 68 m [1]
Surface Grass [1]
Opened 1958 [2]
Tenants
Mersin İdmanyurdu

Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium (Turkish: Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadyumu) is a sports center in Mersin, located at Mediterranean coast of Turkey. It is home to the Turkish Süper Lig team Mersin İdmanyurdu. The stadium is named after former popular governor of Mersin Province, Tevfik Sırrı Gür, who served between 1931-1947.[3]

History[edit]

The stadium was inaugurated on 28 June 1958. In the opening game, Mersin İdmanyurdu drawn 3-3 with Galatasaray.[2] In the first top level league match played in the stadium Mersin İdmanyurdu lost to Galatasaray by 1–2 on 10 September 1967, Sunday.[4]

TFF Information[edit]

Information on Turkish Football Federation (TFF) page is as below:[1]

General information
  • City: Mersin
  • Capacity: 10,128
  • Information:
Pitch
  • Pitch size: 68 x 105
  • Surface type: Grass
  • Lighting: Available
Stands
  • Seats :
  • Handicapped stand: Not available
  • Closed circuit camera system: Available

Last match[edit]

The last match played in the stadium was between Mersin İdmanyurdy SK and Adana Demirspor on 10 March 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Turkish Football Federation 22 Aug 2009.
  2. ^ a b Club History 22 August 2009.
  3. ^ Mersin From Railway Station To The Lighthouse 22 August 2009.
  4. ^ See game report on maçkolik website. Retrieved on 6 August 2015. (in Turkish).

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°47′11″N 34°37′03″E / 36.78626°N 34.617555°E / 36.78626; 34.617555