Starting today, a new list will be updated alongside the Stadium Bucket List, called the Former Stadium List. It will include stadiums that have been destroyed or gone unused.
1. Ali Sami Yen Stadium
Built: 1964 - Capacity: 23,477 - Closed: 2011
Former home of Galatasaray SK.
The stadium became known only as “Hell,” as Galatasaray pulled many upsets in European competition over clubs like AC Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United.
The stadium was replaced by the Turk Telekom Arena, which is an amazing facility in itself. However, this is hard to top.
Photo by Flickr user esmerrrr.