The club colours are claret and blue, and they have maroon and blue kits. Trabzonspor have played at the Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium since their foundation.[2]

A game in the Turkish league between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahce was abandoned after an assistant referee was assaulted.

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The club also agreed to an affiliation deal with Dutch club MVV the same year, allowing them first option on their players. The first step in the affiliation deal came when Trabzonspor transferred Christian Brüls and Faty Papy and loaned them back to MVV.[16]

With the home side trailing 4-0, a Trabzonspor supporter jumped over the barrier at the front of the stand, and attacked assistant referee Volkan Bayarslan, Fenerbahce explained on their website.

Istanbul side Fenerbahce, who are second in the standings, were leading 4-0 after goals by Alper Potuk, Volkan Sen, Nani and Robin van Persie.

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He was in Turkey last week to meet Tranzonspor officials to seal a deal to play in the Turkish Super Lig, but ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman revealed at half-time during Sunday's game against LA Galaxy that the deal was "dead."

The Turkish super league match between Fenerbahce and Trabzonspor on Sunday was abandoned in the 89th minute after Trabzonspor fans stormed on to the pitch and attacked an official.

In 1921 the İdmanocağı club were founded.[3] Trabzonspor AS were founded in 1967.[4]

FC Dallas also confirmed the deal also has an option for Trabzonspor to sign Castillo on a permanent basis in January for an additional fee, reported by to be between $1-$1.5m.

They won the Turkish Cup in 1992 and 1995.[citation needed]

In 1975–76 season they won their first championship, and won further titles in 1976–77,1978–79,1979–80, 1980–81 and 1983–84.[5]

ESPN FC's Taylor Twellman says Fabian Castillo looks set to remain at FC Dallas after being linked to Trabzonspor in Turkey.

The most important issue in the establishment of Trabzonspor was the colors of the club. Although a number of elaborate theories have been put forward as to why claret and blue was adopted, it transpires the club chose the colors in simple tribute to the famous and historic English club Aston Villa.[7]

As first reported by Sports Illustrated and confirmed by an MLS source to ESPN FC, Castillo will play in Turkey at least until the end of 2016 after they clubs agreed a $3 million transfer fee.

Fenerbahce's Super Ligue match against Trabzonspor was abandoned with a minute remaining on Sunday after a fan attacked the assistant referee.

"Trabzonspor fans stormed the pitch and attacked the referee... The game will be ruled 4-0 in favour of Fenerbahce," Fenerbahce said on Twitter.

After Trabzonspor supporters ran on to the pitch, one of them tackled an assistant referee and kicked and punched him until security intervened.

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Having spent six years with Dallas in the MLS, Castillo scored 34 goals and 30 assists in just 159 regular-season appearances.

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Colombian Fabian Castillo will be returning to Major League Soccer after the FC Dallas winger's negotiations with Turkish side Trabzonspor fell through.

Their home ground is the Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium, which has a capacity of 24,169.[10]

A statement from the Turkish Football Federation read: "In the match between Fenerbahce and Trabzonspor in week 30 of the Spor Toto Super Lig, in the 89th minute...

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A Trabzonspor supporter jumped over the barrier at the front of the stand and attacked goal-line official Volkan Bayarslan late in the game.

FC Dallas winger Fabian Castillo has completed a loan to Trabzonspor, the Turkish club announced on Thursday.


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A series of photographs on Fenerbahce's website showed another visiting fan climbing to the top of a stand and pulling down Fenerbahce's club flag.

Trabzonspor have been ordered to play four games behind closed doors as a result of the crowd violence that saw their Super Lig game at Fenerbahce abandoned.

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Trabzonspor were 4-0 down at home when the incident took place and their fans had been throwing projectiles on to the field. Then one fan jumped on to the pitch and pushed the official, Volkan Bayarslan, to the ground. He then punched Bayarslan while he was on the ground.

Trabzonspor Kulübü Bayan Futbol Takımı are a Turkish women's association football club affiliated with Trabzonspor. The club was founded in 2007, and won its first league title in 2009.[14]

Fenerbahce are likely to be awarded a win for the game meaning the points difference between themselves and Besiktas, the Super Lig leaders, will be reduced to three with four weeks to go.

The game was immediately called off with both sets of players and officials running off the field.

"As fans got on the pitch and beat up the assistant referee, the other referees went to the dressing room."

In 2008, Trabzonspor bought Trabzon Karadenizspor (now 1461 Trabzon) to act as a feeder club, having first option on players, as well as being able to loan out youngsters to gain first-team experience.[15]