Ankara Demirspor

Ankara Demirspor is a Turkish professional football club based in Ankara. They compete in the TFF Second League. They were one of the Super League's founding members in 1959. By winning the former Turkish Football Championship in 1947, they became Turkish champions for the first and only time. They played 13 seasons in the Super League and relegated to the Second League in 1971 and never returned to the top division.

Ankara Demirspor
Full nameAnkara Demirspor
Founded1930; 93 years ago (1930)
GroundTCDD Ankara Demirspor Stadium, Ankara
Chairmanİsmet Duman
ManagerBülent Akan
LeagueTFF Second League
2021–22TFF Second League, White, 9th
WebsiteClub website

Ankara Demirspor is one of the 38 Demirspor clubs in Turkey that are founded by the employees of the Turkish Railways (TCDD), similar to the Lokomotiv sports clubs of Eastern Europe.[1] Most Demirspor clubs have jersey colours identical to Ankara Demirspor, and bear the TCDD symbol on their logo. Ankara Demirspor and Adana Demirspor are the only Demirspor clubs that compete in the Turkish Professional Football League System, and Ankara Demirspor is the only one that is still affiliated with TCDD.


The club was founded on March 16, 1930. Today, the colours of the club are navy blue, blue, and white. The former colours of the team were red and green.

League ParticipationsEdit


Winners (1): 1947
Runners-up (1): 1939
Runners-up (1): 1947
Winners (5): 1938–39, 1942–43, 1946–47, 1947–48, 1958–59
Runners-up (3): 1948–49, 1956–57, 1957–58

Current squadEdit

As of 29 December 2022[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   TUR Ömercan Avci
2 DF   TUR Hüseyin Eren Bektaş
3 DF   TUR Murat Sipahioğlu (on loan from Ankaragücü)
4 DF   TUR Alperen Kuyubaşı (on loan from Ankaragücü)
5 DF   TUR Abdullah Çelik (on loan from Ankaragücü)
7 FW   TUR Semih Kayan
10 FW   TUR Ahmet Sivri
11 FW   TUR Muhammed Yasir Karabay (on loan from Ankaragücü)
13 DF   TUR Serkan Sözmen
14 MF   TUR Harun Aydın
20 MF   TUR Ulaş Yılmaz (on loan from Ankaragücü)
21 MF   TUR Emre Eren (on loan from Ankaragücü)
23 DF   TUR Mert Örnek (on loan from Iğdır)
No. Pos. Nation Player
25 FW   TUR Hakan Öztürk (on loan from Ankaragücü)
28 FW   TUR Hasan Kaya
29 DF   TUR Taner Koç
35 GK   TUR Yiğit Yitmez (on loan from İstanbulspor)
37 FW   TUR Muhammet Haşim Çoban
41 FW   TUR Mervan Yiğit (on loan from Ankaragücü)
55 FW   TUR Burhan Arman
58 DF   TUR Emre Alıcı
64 MF   TUR İrfan Akgün
65 MF   TUR Oktay Aydın
79 MF   TUR Atakan Dama (on loan from Ankaragücü)
80 MF   TUR Kadir Taşoğlu
95 DF   TUR Özkan Taştemur
96 DF   TUR Yasin Arslan
99 FW   TUR Mücahit Can Akçay
MF   TUR Salihcan Akdeniz

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   TUR Ender Gör (at Artvin Hopaspor until 30 June 2023)
MF   TUR Samet Erdem Olgaç (at Gümüşhanespor until 30 June 2023)
No. Pos. Nation Player
FW   TUR Mustafa Fettahoğlu (at Arnavutköy Belediyespor until 30 June 2023)


  1. ^ "İçinden Demiryolu geçen kulüpler: Demirsporlar • Tribun Dergi". Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Ankara Demirspor squad". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 November 2022.

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