BJK İnönü Stadium

  • Beşiktaş Istanbul
  • Football Games for Beşiktaş Istanbul
  • Internationals, the Turkish national football team

The Inönü Stadium ( Turkish İnönü Stadı or İnönü Stadyumu ) is the football stadium of the Turkish football club Beşiktaş Istanbul, located in the center of the Turkish city of Istanbul on the Bosphorus in Beşiktaş district directly.

It is named after the politician İsmet İnönü and has a capacity of 32 086 seats. From 1947 to 1952 it was called İnönü Stadium. From 1952 to 1973 it was called the Mithatpaşa Stadium. Since 1973 it is again referred to as İnönü Stadium. It is also called Dolmabahçe Stadium because of the Dolmabahçe Palace is nearby. In addition, the stadium of many members of the ultras group Çarşı, named in honor of the founder of the football department, Şeref Bey.

The Fi Yapi İnönü Stadium was built by the architect Vietti Violi, Şinasi Şahingiray and Fazıl Aysu between May 19 1939 and May 27, 1947. The stadium was inaugurated with a friendly match between Besiktas Istanbul and the AIK Solna on 27 November 1947. Beşiktaş won the game 3-2. The first goal at the stadium scored Süleyman Seba.

Annually at the stadium, the city of Derby Beşiktaş Istanbul instead of against Galatasaray and Fenerbahce.

In 1998, the stadium for 49 years was leased to Istanbul Beşiktaş and contributed since BJK İnönü Stadyumu the name. In 2004, the playing field was lowered by 7 meters and the spectator capacity increased from 21,000 to 32,086. On 29 September 2010, the Beşiktaş Futbol Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. Yatırımları announced that the naming rights to the stadium were transferred for 2 years at Fi Yapi Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. İnşaat.

Arena Tag 2013/14

On June 3, 2013 began in BJK Inonu Stadium, the demolition of the stadium. The renovation is scheduled to last 18 months and provide after manufacturing 41 903 seats available. Beşiktaş Istanbul will host its home games in the Recep - Tayyip Erdoğan - Stadium during the 2013/14 season. Excludes Cup games and the games against Fenerbahce, Galatasaray and Trabzonspor.

Pictures of BJK İnönü Stadium