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Mersin İdmanyurdu 1970–71 football season

Mersin İdmanyurdu (also Mersin İdman Yurdu, Mersin İY, or MİY) Sports Club; located in Mersin, east Mediterranean coast of Turkey in 1970–71. The 1970–71 season was the fourth season of Mersin İdmanyurdu (MİY) football team in Turkish First Football League, the first level division in Turkey. They finished eleventh in the league. They also took place in Turkish Cup and eliminated at second round.

Mehmet Karamehmet was president. Erol Tarhan was general captain. Mahir Turhan, Sezai Sak, Orhan Mutlu were executive committee member.

Pre-season[edit]

MİY opened new season on 10.08.1970. Preparation games:

  • 23.08.1970 – Bursaspor-MİY.
  • 05.09.1970 – Galatasaray-MİY: 2-0. Saturday 17:00. Ali Sami Yen Stadium, İstanbul. Referees: Nazif Oturgan, Necmettin Çakan, Adnan Paksüt. Galatasaray: Nihat (Yasin), Ekrem, Tuncay, Muzaffer, Aydın, Ahmet, Ergün, Uğur, Gökmen, Metin, Ayhan. Goals: Metin 10′, Gökmen 40′. Coach: Coşkun Özarı. MİY: Fikret, Taner, B.Erol, Cihat, Mustafa, Refik, Akın, Ayhan, Osman, İbrahim, Alp, Muharrem. Coach: Bülent Giz.[1]

1970–71 First League participation[edit]

First League was played with 16 teams in its 13th season, 1970–71. Last two teams relegated to Second League 1971–72. Mersin İY became 11th with 11 wins, and Osman Arpacıoğlu was most scorer player with 14 goals[2]

Results summary[edit]

Mersin İdmanyurdu (MİY) 1970–71 First League summary:

Overall Home Away
Stage
First half 7 15 5 5 5 14 11 +3 15 8 5 3 0 11 3 +8 13 7 0 2 5 3 8 -5 2
Second half 15 6 1 8 13 15 -2 13 7 5 1 1 7 2 +5 11 8 1 0 7 6 13 -7 2
Overall 11 30 11 6 13 27 26 +1 28 15 10 4 1 18 5 +13 24 15 1 2 12 9 21 -12 4
Sources: 1970–71 Turkish First Football League pages.[3]

League table[edit]

Mersin İY’s league performance in First League in 1970–71 season is shown in the following table.[4][5] At the end of the season coach Bülent Giz declared that he will no longer train the team in the next season.

Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Note: Won, drawn and lost points are 2, 1 and 0. F belongs to MİY and A belongs to corresponding team for both home and away matches.

Results by round[edit]

Results of games MİY played in 1970–71 First League by rounds:

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Ground H A H A H A A H H A H A H A H A H A H A H H A A H A H A H A
Result W L D L W L L W D D D L W D W L W L W L W W L L L W W L D L
Position 6 11 10 11 7 12 12 11 10 10 9 11 9 8 7 9 8 10 10 10 9 8 9 11 11 11 10 11 10 11
Source: 1970–71 Turkish First Football League pages.[3]
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

First half[edit]

Second half[edit]

1970–71 Turkish Cup participation[edit]

1970–71 Turkish Cup was played for the 9th season as Türkiye Kupası by 25 teams. Two elimination rounds (including one preliminary round) and finals were played in two-legs elimination system. Mersin İdmanyurdu participated in 1970–71 Turkish Cup from the first round and was eliminated at second round by Eskişehirspor. Eskişehirspor won the Cup for the first time.[36]

Cup track[edit]

The drawings and results Mersin İdmanyurdu (MİY) followed in 1970–71 Turkish Cup are shown in the following table.

Round Own League Opponent’s League Opponent Result
Round 1 First League Second League White Group Kütahyaspor 1–1 2–0 Promoted to R2
Round 2 First League First League Eskişehirspor 0–2 0–0 Eliminated

Note: In the above table ‘Score’ shows For and Against goals whether the match played at home or not.

Game details[edit]

Mersin İdmanyurdu (MİY) 1970–71 Turkish Cup game reports is shown in the following table.
Kick off times are in EET and EEST.

Source: 1970–71 Turkish Cup pages.[36]

Management[edit]

Club management[edit]

Mehmet Karamehmet was club president.

Coaching team[edit]

1970–71 Mersin İdmanyurdu head coaches:

Head Coach Period Notes
Turkey Bülent Giz 01.08.1970 – 31.05.1971

Note: Only official games were included.

1970–71 squad[edit]

Stats are counted for 1970–71 First League matches and 1970–71 Turkish Cup (Türkiye Kupası) matches.[39][40] In the team rosters four substitutes were allowed to appear, two of whom were substitutable. Only the players who appeared in game rosters were included and listed in the order of appearance.

Sources: 1970–71 season squad data from maçkolik com, Milliyet, and Erbil (1975).[40]

News from Milliyet:

  • Akın, Muhlis and Naşit were transferred from Galatasaray, 14.07.1970.
  • Erol was included in “Ümit milli takım” (U-21 national team) for Balkan U-21 championship in Sofia between 8–15 June 1970.
  • Transfers out: At end of the season Muharrem (Fenerbahçe), forward Osman (Fenerbahçe), Ayhan and Refik were transferred out. Tarık went to Giresunspor in mid-season.

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ “Galatasaray is determined, they beat Mersin 2-0 too”. Mersin’i de 2-0 yenen Galatasaray rakip tanımıyor. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 06.09.1970, p. 8. Retrieved on 09.09.2010. (in Turkish)
  2. ^ Mersin İdmanyurdu S.K. History Mersin İdman Yurdu S.K. Official Website[permanent dead link].
  3. ^ a b Standings, promotion and relegations from Turkish-Soccer Archived 2002-10-18 at the Wayback Machine, retrieved on 26 August 2009. Standings and results from maçkolik.com league page, retrieved on 26 February 2015. Standings by rounds obtained from a search performed in Milliyet online archive performed on 12 August 2010.
  4. ^ See full table and results from Turkish Soccer – Turkish Leagues by Erdinç Sivritepe.
  5. ^ More details Futbol Merkezi Archived 2009-12-22 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Round 01 – 20.09.1970 – MİY-Boluspor: 1-0. Sunday, 15:15. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Vedat Sığındıre, Kazım Yüce, Yılmaz Önen. MİY: Fikret, Alp, Akın, Mustafa, B.Erol, Refik, K.İbrahim, Naşit, Osman, Ayhan, Muharrem. Coach: Bülent Giz. Goal: Osman 85′. Boluspor: Mehmet, Bilgin, Eyüp, Vadi, Lütfü, Refik, Çetin, Cengiz, Vedat, Soner, Ahmet. Coach: Dinka. “Bolu lost to Mersin 1-0”. Bolu Mersin’e 1-0 yenildi. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 21 September 1970, p. 10. Retrieved on 28 October 2010. (in Turkish)
  7. ^ Round 02 – 26.09.1970 – PTT-MİY: 1-0. Saturday, 15:30. 19 Mayıs Stadium, Ankara. Referees: Muzaffer Sarvan, Veli Kantar, Erol Eroğlu. PTT: Tomislav, Erhan, Esen Ali, Cevdet, Enver, Cevher, Erdal, Alpay, Haydar, Feridun, Tevfik, Tahsin. Coach: Tamer Güney. MİY: Fikret, Erol, Cihat, Mustafa, Refik, Alp, İbrahim, K.Erol, Osman, Ayhan (Muhlis), Muharrem. Coach: Bülent Giz. “PTT: 1 – Mersin: 0”. PTT:1 – Mersin: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 27 September 1970, p. 8. Retrieved on 13 June 2010. (in Turkish)
  8. ^ Round 03 – 04.10.1970 – MİY-Eskişehirspor: 0-0. Sunday, 15:00. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Ahmet Bagatır, Erkan Göksel, Hasan Altın. MİY: Fikret, Alp, Cihat, Mustafa, Refik, Akın, Ayhan, Osman, İbrahim, Muhlis (K.Erol), Muharrem. Coach: Bülent Giz. Eskişehirspor: Taşkın, Abdurrahman, Faik, Kamuran, İsmail, Süreyya, Doğan, Burhan, Fethi (Halil), Vahap, Ender. “Eskişehirspor: 0 – Mersin İ. Yurdu: 0”. Eskişehirspor: 0 – Mersin İ. Yurdu: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 5 October 1970, p. 10. Retrieved on 8 June 2010. (in Turkish)
  9. ^ Round 04 – 11.10.1970 – Samsunspor-MİY: 1-0. Sunday, 14:15. Samsun. Referees: Ertuğrul Aybay, Yaşar Marmara, Kazım Yücel. Samsunspor: Tekin, Barbaros, Ali, Mustafa, İhsan, Cengiz, Sami, Rıfat (Nuri), Adem, Temel, Hamdi. Goal: İhsan 71′(FK). MİY: Fikret, Alp, Cihat, Mustafa, B.Erol, Akın, İbrahim, Ayhan, Osman, Muhlis (K.Erol), Muharrem. “Samsun: 1 – Mersin: 0”. Samsun: 1 – Mersin: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 12 October 1970, p. 10. Retrieved on 27 October 2010. (in Turkish)
  10. ^ Round 05 – 24.10.1970 – MİY-Bursaspor: 3-0. Saturday, 14:45. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Nihat Özbirgül, Namık Atlı, Altan Peker. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Cihat, Mustafa, Erol, Akın, İbrahim, Alp, Ayhan, Osman, Muharrem. Goals: Osman 35′, Ayhan 44′, Osman 77′. Bursaspor: Osman, Müfit, Haluk, İsmail, Ahmet, Vahit, Mesut, Ersel, Necati, Cengiz, Sinan. “Mersin İ. Yurdu: 3 – Bursaspor: 0”. Mersin İ. Yurdu: 3 – Bursaspor: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 25 October 1970, p. 12. Retrieved on 13 June 2010. (in Turkish)
  11. ^ Round 06 – 31.10.1970 – İstanbulspor-MİY: 4-3. Saturday, 14:45. Mithatpaşa Stadium, İstanbul. Referees: İbrahim Fırla, Özer Erkli, Ekrem Yenci. İstanbulspor: Mete, Celal, Yalçın, Türker, Tayfun, Alpaslan, Kasapoğlu, Ali, Ömer (Cemil), K.Ahmet (Bülent), Bilge. Goals: Ali 7′(F), Cemil 47′(F), Bilge 55′(F), Tayfun 87′(F). MİY: Fikret (Taner), Refik, Cihat, Mustafa, B.Erol, Akın, İbrahim (Muhlis), Alp, Ayhan, Osman, Muharrem. Goals: Osman 10′(H), Osman 15′(H), Osman 69′(FK). “İstanbulspor took the bend difficultly: 4-3”. İstanbulspor virajı zor döndü: 4-3. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 1 November 1970, p. 10. Retrieved on 17 January 2011. (in Turkish)
  12. ^ Round 07 – 08.11.1970 – Altay-MİY: 1-0. Sunday, 15:00. Alsancak Stadium, İzmir. Altay: Tanzer, İsmail, Zinnur, Necdet, Ali Rıza, Oğuz, K.Mustafa, Mithat, Hıdır, Ayfer, B. Mustafa. Goal: Ayfer 58′. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Akın, Mustafa, Erol, Muhlis, İbrahim, Alp, Osman, Ayhan, Muharrem. “Altay: 1 – Mersin: 0”. Altay: 1 – Mersin: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 9 November 1970, p. 8. Retrieved on 27 October 2010. (in Turkish)
  13. ^ Round 08 – 15.11.1970 – MİY-Galatasaray: 2-0. Sunday, 14:30. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Fehmi Pazarcı, Ekrem Yenci, İlhami Tezer. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Mustafa, Erol, Cihat (Muhlis), Alp, Osman, Akın, Ayhan, İbrahim, Muharrem. Coach: Bülent Giz. Goals: Muharrem 65′, Osman 69′. Red card: Ayhan. Galatasaray: Yasin, Ekrem, Tuncay, Muzaffer, Aydın (Suphi), Savaş, Ergün, Uğur, Metin, Gökmen, Ahmet (Olcay). Coach: Coşkun Özarı. Red card: Tuncay. “G.saray disappeared in four minutes”. G. saray 4 dakikada yok oldu. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 16.11.1970, pp. 10, 12. Retrieved on 08.10.2010. (in Turkish). Bülent Giz said in previous day interview that MİY has not been defeated at home since 16 months. Red cards were shown after the second goal.
  14. ^ Round 09 – 22.11.1970 – MİY-Fenerbahçe: 1-1. Sunday, 14:15. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Sabahattin Ladikli, Celal, Tarhan, Nazım Nacar. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Mustafa, Erol, Cihat, Akın, Alp, Muhlis, İbrahim, Osman, Muharrem. Coach Bülent Giz. Goal: Alp 44′. Fenerbahçe: Yavuz, Şükrü, Levent, Numan, Ercan, Yılmaz, Fuat, Ziya, Yaşar, Nedim, Ogün. Coach: Teasca. Goal: Ogün 3′. Red card: Ogün 50′. “F.bahçe put M.İ. Yurdu to sleep: 1-1”. F.bahçe, M.İ. yurdu’nu uyuttu: 1-1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 23 November 1970, pp. 10, 12. Retrieved on 17 January 2011. (in Turkish)
  15. ^ Round 10 – 29.11.1970 – Ankaragücü-MİY: 0-0. Sunday, 14:15. 19 Mayıs Stadium, Ankara. Referees: Ekrem Yenci, Mesut Abadan, Sait Acarbay. Ankaragücü: Aydın, İsmail, Remzi, Adnan, Erman, Mehmet, Sezen, Metin, Coşkun, Abdullah, Köksal. MİY: Fikret, Mustafa, Refik, Akın, Erol, İbrahim (K.Erol), Alp, Muhlis, Osman, Ayhan, Muharrem. “Ankaragücü: 0 – Mersin: 0”. Ankaragücü: 0 – Mersin: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 30 November 1970. Retrieved on 13 June 2010. (in Turkish)
  16. ^ Round 11 – 06.12.1970 – MİY-Ankara Demirspor: 1-1. Sunday, 14:00. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Weather: field was muddy. Referees: Yavuz Tunç, Abdullah Kıvırcık, Veli Kantar. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Akın, Erol, Cihat, Mustafa, Alp, Muhlis, Ayhan, Osman, Muharrem. Goal: Osman 4′. Ankara Demirspor: Altay, İlker, Şenol, Önder, Kadri, Timuçin, Cihat, Sedat, Tuncer, Aydoğan, Şevki. Goal: Sedat 9′. “M.İ.Yurdu: 1 – Demirspor: 1”. M.İ.Yurdu: 1 – Demirspor: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 7 December 1970, p. 10. Retrieved on 27 October 2010. (in Turkish)
  17. ^ Round 12 – 20.12.1970 – Göztepe-MİY: 1-0. Sunday, 14:30. Alsancak Stadium, İzmir. Referees: Vedat Sığındere, Kazım Yücel, Taşkın Yücel. Göztepe: Ali, K.Mehmet, B.Mehmet, Özer, Çağlayan, Ertan, Gürsel (Nevzat), Ayhan, Halil (K.Ali), Fevzi, Mehmet III. Goal: Ertan 49′. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Mustafa, B.Erol, Cihat, Akın, Muhlis, Alp, Ayhan, Osman, Muharrem. “Göztepe wins by Ertan’s score: 1-0”. Götepe Ertan’ın golü ile galip: 1-0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 21 December 1970, p. 10. Retrieved on 17 January 2011. (in Turkish)
  18. ^ Round 13 – 27.12.1970 – MİY-Beşiktaş: 1-0. Sunday, 13:45. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Sabahattin Ladikli, Celal Tarhan, Talat Tokat. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Mustafa, Erol, Cihat, Akın, Alp, Osman, Ayhan, Muhlis (K.Erol), Muharrem. Goal: Ayhan 25′. Beşiktaş: Sabri, Mehmet, Erkan, Sami, Zekeriya, Güray, Davut, Vedat, Nihat (Cemil), Faruk, Sanlı. “Mersin beats Beşiktaş too.” Mersin Beşiktaş’ı da yendi. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 28 December 1970, p. 12. Retrieved on 14 June 2010. (in Turkish)
  19. ^ Round 14 – 02.01.1971 – Vefa-MİY: 0-0. Saturday, 14:15. Mithatpaşa Stadium, İstanbul. Referees: Muzaffer Sarvan, Veli Kantar, Faruk Ulusel. Vefa: Raduloviç, Niko, Selahattin, Fikri, Doğan, Ertuğrul, Abdülmetin, Raşit, Nedim, Erdal, Erdinç (Nurettin). MİY: Fikret, Refik, Mustafa, Erol, Cihat, Alp, Akın, Osman, Ayhan (Halim), Muhlis (K.Erol), Muharrem. “Vefa shared points with Mersin: 0-0”. Vefa Mersin’le puanları bölüştü: 0-0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 3 January 1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 17 January 2010. (in Turkish)
  20. ^ Round 15 – 10.01.1971 – MİY-Karşıyaka: 2-1. Sunday, 13:15. Mersin. Referees: Nevzat Tansuk, Erol Oktay, Altan Peker. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Cihat, Mustafa, B.Erol, Akın, Alp, Osman, Ayhan, İbrahim (Muhlis), Muharrem. Goals: Osman (2). Karşıyaka: Erdem, Ceyhan, İbrahim, Erdinç, Erol, Tevfik, Doğan, K.Uğur, Atilla, Hamdi, Burhan. Goal: Atilla. “Mersin: 2 – Karşıyaka: 1”. Mersin: 2 – Karşıyaka: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 11 January 1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 17 January 2010. (in Turkish)
  21. ^ Round 16 – 14.02.1971 – Boluspor-MİY: 1-0. Sunday, 14:30. Bolu. Boluspor: Mehmet, Bilgin, Eyüp, Vadi, Lütfü, Rıdvan, Cengiz, Ahmet, Salim, Soner, Çetin. Goal: Salim 80′. MİY: Fikret, Alp, Cihat, Mustafa, Erol, Akın, Ayhan, Popescu, Osman, Muhlis, Muharrem. “Boluspor: 1 – Mersin: 0”. Boluspor: 1 – Mersin: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 15 February 1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 9 October 2010. (in Turkish)
  22. ^ Round 17 – 21.02.1971 – MİY-PTT: 1-0. Sunday, 14:15. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. MİY: Taner, Halim, Akın, Mustafa, Erol, Popescu, Ayhan, Alp, İbrahim, Osman, Muharrem. Goal: Ayhan 5′(F). PTT: Aydoğan, Esenali, Muzaffer, Enver, Cevdet, Cevher, Erdal, Zeki, Feridun, Ertan, Tahsin. “Mersin won against PTT difficultly: 1-0”. Mersin PTT önünde zor galip: 1-0. Milliyet Gazete arşivi, 22.02.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 13.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  23. ^ Round 18 – 28.02.1971 – Eskişehirspor-MİY: 3-1. Sunday, 14:30. Eskişehir. Referees: Vedat Sığındere, Kazım Yücel, Altan Peker. Eskişehirspor: Mümin, Abdurrahman, İsmail, Nuri, Mustafa, Vahap, Kamuran, B.Burhan, Doğan, Fethi, Ender. Goals: Fethi 13′(F), Vahap 65′(P), Erol 83′(o.g.) MİY: Taner, Refik, B.Erol, Cihat, Akın, Mustafa, Popescu, Alp, Ayhan, Osman, Muharrem. Goal: Osman 87′. “Eskişehir: 3 – Mersin: 1”. Eskişehir: 3 – Mersin: 1. Milliyet Gazete arşivi, 01.03.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 28.10.2010. (in Turkish)
  24. ^ Round 19 – 07.03.1971 – MİY-Samsunspor: 2-0. Sunday, 14:15. Mersin. Referees: Veli Necdet Arığ, Cumhur Çandarlı, Erol Oktay. MİY: Fikret, Refik, Cihat, Mustafa, Erol, Akın, İbrahim, Popescu, Osman, Alp (Muhlis), Muharrem. Goals: Muharrem 14′, Popescu 60′. Samsunspor: Tekin, Barbaros, A.İhsan, Rıfat, İhsan, Ali, Sami, Nuri, Adem, Temel, Hamdi. “Mersin: 2 – Samsun: 0”. Mersin: 2 – Samsun: 0. Milliyet Gazete arşivi, 08.03.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 14.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  25. ^ Round 20 – 14.03.1971 – Bursaspor-MİY: 1-0. Sunday, 14:45. Bursa. Referees: Müşfik Talay, Faruk Ulutaş, Ali Kayalı. Bursaspor: Osman, Müfit, İsmail, Sacit, Haluk, Vahit, Mesut, Ersel, Necati, Cemal, Sinan. Goal: Mesut 58′. MİY: Taner, Halim, Mustafa, Erol, Cihat, Akın, İbrahim, Popescu (Naşit), Osman, Alp, Muharrem. “Bursaspor: 1 – Mersin İ.Y.: 0”. Bursaspor: 1 – Mersin İ.Y.: 0. Milliyet Gazete arşivi, 15.03.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 07.11.2010. (in Turkish)
  26. ^ Round 21 – 21.03.1971 – MİY-İstanbulspor: 1-0. Sunday, 14:30. Mersin. Referees: Ziya Türkdoğan, Yaşar Marmara, Fahri Alpagut. MİY: Taner, B.Erol, Mustafa, Cihat, Akın, Popescu (K.Erol), Muhlis, Alp, İbrahim, Osman, Muharrem. Goal: Osman 64. İstanbulspor: Yılmaz, Alpaslan, Türker, Tayfun, Yalçın, Yakup, Cemil, K.Ahmet, Kasaboğlu, Hayati, Bilge. “Mersin İdmanyurdu – İstanbulspor: 1-0”. M. İdmanyurdu – İstanbulspor: 1-0. Milliyet Gazete arşivi, 22.03.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 09.09.2010. (in Turkish)
  27. ^ Round 22 – 28.03.1971 – MİY-Altay: 2-1. Sunday, 14:30. MİY: Taner, Erol, Akın, Mustafa, Cihat, Muhlis, Alp, Naşit, İbrahim, Osman, Muharrem. Goals: Enver 4′ (o.g.), İbrahim 28′(F). Altay: Tanzer, İsmail, Enver, Rıza, Zinnur, Ayfer, Mithat, Cihat, Mustafa II, Hıdır, Mustafa. Goal: Hıdır 5′. “Mersin: 2 – Altay: 1”. Mersin: 2 – Altay: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 29.03.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 14.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  28. ^ Round 23 – 04.04.1971 – Galatasaray-MİY: 2-0. Sunday, 15:00. Ali Sami Yen Stadium, İstanbul. Referees: Orhan Gönül, İhsan Türe, Birol Dinç. Galatasaray: Yasin, Ekrem, Muzaffer, Tuncay, Aydın, Olcay, Uğur (Savaş), Ahmet, Mehmet, Ergün, Metin. Coach: Coşkun Özarı. Goals: Mehmet 17′, Aydın 51′. MİY: Taner, B.Erol, Mustafa, Cihat (Halim), Akın, Ayhan, Alp, Muhlis (Naşit), İbrahim, Osman, Muharrem. Coach: Bülent Giz. “G.saray came to life”. G.saray kendine geldi. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 05.04.1971, pp. 10, 12. Retrieved on 19.01.2011. (in Turkish)
  29. ^ Round 24 – 11.04.1971 – Fenerbahçe-MİY: 2-1. Sunday, 15:00. Ali Sami Yen Stadium, İstanbul. Referees: Nihat Özbirgül, Teoman Parer, Altan Paker. Fenerbahçe: Yavuz, Numan, Ercan, Yılmaz, Serkan, Turgay, Selim, Fuat, Ogün, Yaşar, Zeki. Goals: Ogün 47′(P), 70(F). MİY: Tamer, Erol, Mustafa, Cihat, Akın (Halim), Ayhan, Alp, Muhlis, İbrahim, Osman, Muharrem. Goal: Erol 50′(H). “Fenerbahçe wins with Ogün’s goals”. Fenerbahçe Ogün’ün golleriyle kazandı. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 12.04.1971, pp. 10, 12. Retrieved on 23.08.2010. (in Turkish)
  30. ^ Round 25 – 02.05.1971 – MİY-Ankaragücü: 0-1. Sunday, 15:45. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Hilmi Ok, Erkan Göksel, Muhlis Bilgehan. MİY: Taner, Erol, Mustafa, Cihat, Akın, Ayhan, Alp, Popescu (Naşit), İbrahim, Osman, Muharrem. Ankaragücü: Aydın, Mehmet, Erman, İsmail, Remzi, Metin, Selçuk, Köksal, Abdullah, Coşkun, Ömer. Goal: Ömer 84′(P). “A.Gücü defeated Mersin at its home.” A.Gücü Mersin’i sahasında yendi. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 03.05.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 13.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  31. ^ Round 26 – 09.05.1971 – Ankara Demirspor-MİY: 0-3. Sunday, 15:00. 19 Mayıs Stadium, Ankara. Ankara Demirspor: Aydın, İlker, Timuçin, Ulvi, Necat, Sedat, Aydoğan, Kadir, Nail, Yüksel (Raşit), Şevki (Teoman). MİY: Taner, Refik, Mustafa, B.Erol, Cihat, Naşit, Akın, Alp, Ayhan, Osman, Muharrem. Goals: Ayhan 1′, Osman 50′(P), Naşit 89′. “M. İ. Yurdu: 3 Demirspor: 0”. M. İ. Yurdu: 3 Demirspor: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 10.05.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 13.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  32. ^ Round 27 – 16.05.1971 – MİY-Göztepe: 1-0. Sunday, 15:30. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referees: Veli Necdet Arığ, İsmail Irmak, İsmail Dürükoğlu. MİY: Taner, Refik, Mustafa, B.Erol, Cihat, Ahmet, Alp, İbrahim, Ayhan, Osman, Muharrem. Goal: Ayhan 71′. Göztepe: Ali, B.Mehmet, Hüseyin, Özer, Çağlayan, Nevzat, Gürsel, Ertan, K.Mehmet, Fevzi, Mehmet III. “Mersin: 1 – Göztepe: 0”. Mersin: 1 – Göztepe: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 17.05.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 14.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  33. ^ Round 28 – 23.05.1971 – Beşiktaş-MİY: 2-0. Sunday, 19:00. Mithatpaşa Stadium, İstanbul. Referees: Ertuğrul Aybay, Sait Yaşar, Altan Eker. Beşiktaş: Sabri, Mehmet, Erkan, Barbu, Zekeriya, Güray (K.Ahmet), Davut, Sanlı, Güvenç (Vedat 45′), Yusuf, Faruk. Goals: Davut 60′, Faruk 88′. MİY: Taner, Refik, Erol, Akın, Cihat, Alp, Mustafa, Popescu (İbrahim), Ayhan, Osman, Muharrem. “Beşiktaş: 2 – M.İ.Yurdu: 0”. Beşiktaş: 2 – M.İ.Yurdu: 0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 24.05.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 13.06.2010. (in Turkish)
  34. ^ Round 29 – 30.05.1971 – MİY-Vefa: 0-0. Sunday, 15:30. Mersin. MİY: Fikret, İbrahim, Cihat, Mustafa, Refik, Akın, Popescu, Alp, İlhan, Osman, Muharrem. Vefa: Raduloviç, Niko, Savaş, Ertuğrul, Doğan, Abdülmetin, Nedim, Bekir, Selahattin, Erdal, Raşit. “Vefa got point from Mersin: 0-0”. Vefa Mersin’den puan aldı: 0-0. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 31.05.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 28.10.2010. (in Turkish). Vefa guaranteed non-relegation.
  35. ^ Round 30 – 05.06.1971 – Karşıyaka-MİY: 2-1. Saturday, 20:00. Alsancak Stadium, İzmir. Karşıyaka: Burhan 72′, Rasim 85′. Coach: Arif Dökel. MİY: Goal: Osman 58′. “Karşıyaka: 2 – M.İdmanyurdu: 1”. Karşıyaka: 2 – M.İdmanyurdu: 1. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 06.06.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 19.01.2011. (in Turkish). MİY lost 10th position which provided eligibility for Turkish Cup next year. Samsunspor which have drawn 3-3 with Vefa in the last match gained 10th position.
  36. ^ a b TFF website does not have an official page for 1970–71 Turkish Cup, but results for finals at TFF Turkish Cup page, retrieved on 15 August 2015, (in Turkish). See some details on cup matches at Türkiye Kupası by Cem Pekin, retrieved on 9 September 2010, (in English); and maçkolik.com Cup page, retrieved on 15 August 2015, (in Turkish).
  37. ^ Turkish Cup R1 L1 – 28.10.1970 – MİY-Kütahyaspor: 2-0. Wednesday, 14:30. Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium, Mersin. Referee: Hilmi Ok, Halil Eraydın, Kemal Kaya. MİY: Taner, Alp, Cihat, Mustafa, B.Erol, Akın, K.Erol, Muhlis, İbrahim, Osman, Muharrem. Goals: İbrahim Arayıcı 57′, Muharrem Algıç 81′. Coach: Bülent Giz. Kütahyaspor: Ali, İhsan, Müzdat, Celal, Ural, Ahmet, Halil, B.Ali, Levent, Kemal, Faik. Coach: Mehmet Kocatürk. “Mersin defeated Kütahya by 2-0”. Mersin Kütahya’yı 2-0 yendi. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 29.10.1970, p. 8. Retrieved on 25.10.2010. (in Turkish)
  38. ^ Turkish Cup R2 L1 – 31.01.1971 – Eskişehirspor-MİY: 2-0. Sunday, 14:00. Eskişehir. Referees: Yavuz Tunç, Faruk Aksaylı, Erol Eroğlu. Eskişehirspor: Mümin, İlhan, Faik, Apdurrahman, İsmail, Süreyya, Nihat, Kamuran, Fethi, B.Burhan, Ender. Goals: Faik 40′(F), Ender 46′. MİY: Fikret, Alp, Cihat, Mustafa, B.Erol, Akın, K.Erol, Ayhan, Osman, Muhlis, Muharrem. “… Eskişehirspor wins”. …Eskişehirspor galip. Milliyet gazete arşivi, 01.02.1971, p. 10. Retrieved on 09.09.2010. (in Turkish)
  39. ^ Stats were not provided by TFF for this season. See TFF Club page. Search for 1970–71 squad and 1970–71 matches are not provided. Retrieved on 7 August 2015.
  40. ^ a b Data were obtained from; Erbil, Cihat (1975). Story of the 50 YearsRetrieved on 29 July 2011 from 50 Yılın Öyküsü, p. 57. And an advanced search performed in Milliyet online archive for 1970–71 Mersin İdmanyurdu season. Appearance and goal stats were obtained from maçkolik.com. Data related to discipline and substitute players obtained from maçkolik.com are not complete. Retrieved on 21 August 2015.
  41. ^ Fikret Özdil. In the team since Winter 1966. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  42. ^ Erol Evcimen, B. Erol. In the team since Summer 1969. His previous team was Feriköy. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine and TFF player profile.
  43. ^ Akın Aksaçlı. Player signed in Summer 1970. His previous team was Galatasaray. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  44. ^ Mustafa Yürür, Böbrek (lit. Kidney). In the team since Summer 1969. His previous team was İzmirspor. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  45. ^ Refik Çoğum. In the team since Summer 1964. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  46. ^ Naşit Atvur. Player signed in Summer 1970. His previous team was Galatasaray. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  47. ^ İbrahim Arayıcı. In the team since Summer 1968. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine and TFF player profile.
  48. ^ Muharrem Algıç, Yanık. In the team since Summer 1968. At the end of the season player signed to Fenerbahçe for the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  49. ^ Osman Arpacıoğlu. In the team since Summer 1966. At the end of the season player signed to Fenerbahçe for the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page and TFF player profile.
  50. ^ Ayhan Öz. In the team since Summer 1965. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  51. ^ Alp Sümeralp. In the team since Summer 1962. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  52. ^ Erol Durmuşlu, K. Erol. In the team since Summer 1968. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine and TFF player profile.
  53. ^ Muhlis Gülen. Player signed in Summer 1970. His previous team was Galatasaray. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine and TFF player profile.
  54. ^ Cihat Erbil. In the team since Summer 1968. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  55. ^ Taner Carin. In the team since Summer 1968. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  56. ^ Halim Kütükçüoğlu. In the team since Summer 1967. He continued in the next season. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  57. ^ Octavian Popescu. In the team since Summer 1969. His previous team was Rapid București. At the end of the season he finished his player career. Details from maçkolik.com page Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine.