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Şeref Görkey (1 January 1913[1] - 10 November 2004[2]) was a Turkish footballer and manager who mainly served Turkish side Beşiktaş throughout his career. Nicknamed Voleci Şeref[4][5][6] (Eng: Şeref the Volley Scorer) due to his tally of scoring 99 goals of volley shots during his career,[7] Görkey wore number 10 shirt whilst his entire spell at Beşiktaş.[7][8]

Şeref Görkey
Personal information
Full name Şeref Görkey
Date of birth (1913-01-01)1 January 1913[1]
Place of birth İstanbul, Turkey
Date of death 10 November 2004(2004-11-10) (aged 91)[2]
Place of death Istanbul, Turkey
Playing position Striker[3]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930–1950 Beşiktaş 295 (242)
National team
1936 Turkey 1 (1)
Teams managed
1953–1954 Adalet G.K.
1955–1957 Beykozspor
1957–1959 Turkey U-21
1958 Adalet G.K.
1959–1960 Turkey Amateur
1960–1962 Turkey U-21
1961 Beşiktaş
1962 Turkey
1963 Vefa S.K.
1972 İstanbulspor
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Görkey scored 320 goals during his career,[7][8] where he is one of the most scoring players in fierce rivalries of Beşiktaş, scoring 30 goals to Galatasaray and 13 goals to Fenerbahçe, respectively.[9]

International careerEdit

As of 19 April 2014

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Şeref Görkey - Futbolcu Bilgileri TFF" (in Turkish). TFF. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Şeref Görkey'i Kaybetti" (in Turkish). Beşiktaş.com.tr. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  3. ^ Şeref Görkey at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. ^ "Şeref Görkey - Biyografi" (in Turkish). Beşiktaş.com.tr. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  5. ^ ""Voleci Şeref"e Son Görev" (in Turkish). Hürriyet. 11 November 2004. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Kartal, 'Voleci Şeref'i andı!" (in Turkish). mynet.com. 11 November 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  7. ^ a b c "'Voleci Şeref' vefat etti" (in Turkish). ntvmsnbc. 10 November 2004. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  8. ^ a b "Bir Futbolcu Düşünün…" (in Turkish). Lig TV. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  9. ^ "Şeref Görkey (Beşiktaş) @ Mackolik.com" (in Turkish). mackolik.com. Retrieved 19 April 2014.

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