Salih Dursun

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Salih Dursun
Salih Dursun Galatasaray-Trabzonspor.JPG
Dursun for Trabzonspor in 2014
Personal information
Full nameSalih Dursun
Date of birth (1991-07-12) 12 July 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Adapazarı, Turkey
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Right back / Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 24
Senior career*
2009–2012 Sakaryaspor 78 (11)
2012–2014 Kayserispor 40 (4)
2014–2017 Galatasaray 2 (0)
2014–2016Trabzonspor (loan) 25 (1)
2017Antalyaspor (loan) 16 (0)
2017– Antalyaspor 17 (0)
National team
2012– Turkey A2 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 4 March 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 February 2013

Salih Dursun (born 12 July 1991) is a Turkish footballer who plays as a right back and defensive midfielder for Turkish club Antalyaspor on loan from Galatasaray in Süper Lig. [1] He made his Süper Lig debut on 27 August 2012. Though he wasn't a particularly well-known player until 21 February 2016, he gained fame on that date after he showed the red card to referee Deniz Ateş Bitnel in an effort to protest the dismissal of his teammate Luis Pedro Cavanda in a match against Galatasaray. [2] He himself was sent off following the act. While his extreme reaction received mixed feedback from the media and football fans alike, it was highly appreciated in the city of Trabzon, to the extent of having a street renamed after him [3] .

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Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

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As of 26 October 2014. [4]
ClubSeasonLeagueCupOther Continental Total
Sakaryaspor 2009–10 27210282
2010–11 21010210
2011–12 30910319
Kayserispor 2012–13 25310262
2013–14 15120171
Galatasaray 2013–14 204060
Trabzonspor (loan) 2014–15 2116080351
Career Totals141161608016516



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