Just like the Italian “Tessera del Tifoso”, new Turkish Passolig card causes huge controversies. Fans across the country boycott games and take into the streets.

Beşiktaş drew only about 2,000 people to the country’s largest stadium. Galatasaray witnessed a 9,000 turnout. Numbers sound worse in smaller clubs. Meanwhile fans challenge the new fan ID cards in court.

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He has represented Turkey at under-17 and under-18 youth international levels.[4]

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Without a doubt currently best stadium in southern Turkey. No wonder it hosted the 2013 Mediterranean Games. Simple and tailored accurately, this seems to be a model for Turkey’s rapidly improving top two leagues.

Italian or Polish football fans never heard this kind of good news, but in Turkey things seem more positive. The 16th Court of Ankara ruled to suspend Passolig, the system forcing each supporter to provide sensitive data to get inside any stadium within two top leagues.

"Yusuf has a tremendous pedigree in youth football," Reds head coach Dermot Drummy told the club website.

Neither Italian, nor Polish fans enjoyed similar success in their fight against fan ID cards. But in Turkey this week the Supreme Court ruled that the Passolig system is not legal and should be waived.

Yusuf Mersin (born 23 September 1994) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays for Crawley Town, as a goalkeeper.

"Things didn't work out for him in Turkey as he'd have hoped, but he got some valuable experience."

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Mersin is the League Two club's sixth signing of the summer.

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The 21-year-old, who has represented Turkey at Under-17 and Under-18 level, has spent time in the youth set-ups of Millwall and Liverpool.

"Yusuf has a tremendous pedigree in youth football," Reds head coach Dermot Drummy told the club website.

In the second verdict regarding supporters’ application against the Passolig card system Ankara’s consumer court had a less positive decision for fans than they expected.

Newest stadium in Turkey hasn't even seen its first football game, but has enough grass to be added to StadiumDB.com. Or so we hope. As for two remaining grounds shown in renderings and construction photos, there's still some time before they get their grass.

Born in London,[1] Mersin moved from Millwall to Liverpool in January 2011.[2] He signed for Kasımpaşa in August 2014,[3] before returning to England with Crawley Town in June 2016.[4]

The 21-year-old, who has represented Turkey at Under-17 and Under-18 level, has spent time in the youth set-ups of Millwall and Liverpool.

İdman Yurdu supporters had to wait long 9 months to see their first game at the city's new stadium. Despite opening in June 2013, football began to play there yesterday.

"Things didn't work out for him in Turkey as he'd have hoped, but he got some valuable experience."

TV cameras aren’t showing the stands too much anymore, because there’s nothing to show. Stadiums are half-empty at best, while supporters took their case to the Supreme Court.

Mersin

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Mersin is the League Two club's sixth signing of the summer.