Kartal S.K.

Kartalspor is a sports club located in the Kartal district of Istanbul, Turkey. The club's football team plays in the Bank Asya First League after finishing 2nd in the Second League Promotion Group in the 2006–2007 season. Kartal SK started the 2007–2008 season well and was 3rd with half of the games played, but had a disappointing second half of the season and finished 13th. This pattern recurred in the 2008–2009 season, finishing 12th whilst having been 6th halfway through.

Kartalspor
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Full nameKartal Spor Kulübü
Nickname(s)Kartal, Partizan
Founded18 August 1949; 71 years ago (1949-08-18)
GroundKartal Bulvar Mimar Kubilay Köse Stadium, Istanbul
Capacity2,000
ChairmanBinali Aydın
ManagerRıdvan Elmastaş
LeagueTurkish Regional Amateur League

The club is well known for its success at developing young players. They have produced players like Fenerbahçe and Turkey national football team goalkeeper Volkan Demirel,[1] national team defender Servet Çetin,[2] and Fenerbahçe former captain Egemen Korkmaz.[3]

The club also has a women's team that finished 3rd in Turkey in 2007.

League ParticipationsEdit

Current squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   TUR Osman Şimşek
3 MF   TUR Mustafa Seker
6 DF   TUR Mehmet Sait Ulucan
7 MF   TUR Dündar Denizhan
8 MF   TUR Kadir Samet Eser
9 FW   TUR Aytek Öktem
10 MF   TUR Recep Yaşar
17 MF   TUR Safa Serbest
20 MF   TUR Yasin Şahan
29 FW   TUR Muhammet Yusuf Ocak
No. Pos. Nation Player
35 DF   TUR Oğuzhan Demir
39 GK   TUR Armağan Önür
44 DF   TUR Tulga Balcı
49 DF   TUR Ömer Bozyiğit
53 MF   TUR Ozan Solak
54 DF   TUR Tugay Kaya
61 FW   TUR Zafer Çuvalcı
67 GK   TUR Ender Kaya

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