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Denizlispor, due to sponsorship Yukatel Denizlispor, is a sports club based in Denizli, Turkey. It is known by its distinct green and black colors. The club's branches include football, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, and gymnastics. The Denizlispor football squad, which was founded in 1966, is the largest and most popular of the club’s teams. The team plays its home matches at the Denizli Atatürk Stadium, which has a seating capacity of up to 19,500 fans.[citation needed]

Denizlispor
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Full nameDenizlispor Kulübü
Nickname(s)Horozlar (Roosters)
Founded26 May 1966; 53 years ago (1966-05-26)
GroundDenizli Atatürk Stadium
Denizli, Turkey
Capacity15,500
ChairmanAli Çetin
ManagerYücel İldiz
LeagueSüper Lig
2018–19TFF First League, 1st (promoted)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Denizlispor finished fifth in the 2001–02 Süper Lig, which qualified them for the UEFA Cup. In the 2002–03 UEFA Cup, the team defeated FC Lorient, Sparta Prague, and Olympique Lyonnais, before losing in the fourth round to FC Porto, who won the tournament.

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HistoryEdit

Denizlispor Kulübü was founded on May 26, 1966 as a merger of two smaller youth sports clubs, Çelik Yeşilspor Gençlik and Pamukkale Gençlik. They joined to form what is now Denizlispor, which was at the time a little-known sports & youth club in the Çaybaşı district of Denizli city. This union was then registered with Turkish football's governing body, the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) under the name of Denizlispor Youth Club. The new football team joined Turkish football's 2nd division for the upcoming season on July 14, 1966. Turkish Football Federation. Denizlispor's the best success was 5th twice in 2001–2002 and 2003–2004 seasons. Denizlispor's form declined after 2004–2005 season and struggled avoiding from relegation. Denizlispor drew 1–1 with Fenerbahçe and gave the championship to Galatasaray S.K., Fenerbahçe's archrival at last week in 2005–2006 season. Denizlispor remained in Super League despite 3–0 loss to Ankaragücü at away match on May 24, 2009, due to has an advantage against Konyaspor on dual average in 2008–2009 season. Denizlispor was relegated to TFF First League at next season after goalless draw with Ankaragücü at home match on April 24, 2010.

Other branchesEdit

The club has football, basketball, table tennis, chess, figure skating and gymnastic teams. The club's most famous branch is football team.

EmblemEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Denizli SK's classic home kit

The Denizlispor emblem was designed by Yakup Ünel, a founding member of the team. The emblem is based around the rooster which is identified with the province of Denizli. The team's colours come from the colours of a type of rooster with green and black feathers unique to Denizli region.

SponsorshipsEdit

StadiumEdit

Denizlispor play their home matches in Denizli Atatürk Stadium. The stadium holds 15,427 people and was built in 1950. Denizlispor's first league match played against Eskişehirspor in 1983. The stadium does not have wire nets.[1]

League participationsEdit

European CupsEdit

UEFA Cup/Europa League:

Season Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
2002–03 1R   FC Lorient 2–0 1–3 3–3 (a)
2R   Sparta Prague 2–0 0–1 2–1
3R   Lyon 0–0 1–0 1–0
4R   FC Porto 2–2 1–6 3–8

Intertoto Cup:

Season Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2001 1R   NK Čelik 3–5 0–1 3–6

Recent seasonsEdit

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Europe Manager Notes
1966/67 2Rd 7 32 13 7 12 25 28 33 2nd Round Altan Santepe First season
1967/68 2Rd 2 38 16 14 8 37 22 46 Altan Santepe Did not qualify for Turkish Cup
1968/69 2Rd 2 34 12 18 4 24 14 42 2nd Round Altan Santepe
1969/70 2Rd 3 30 14 9 7 28 16 37 1st Round Altan Santepe / Kadri Aytaç
1970/71 2Rd 7 30 15 3 12 32 25 33 2nd Round Altan Santepe / Doğan Emültay
1971/72 2Rd 11 30 10 8 12 16 19 28 Altan Santepe / Melih Garipler / Seracettin Kırklar Did not qualify for Turkish Cup
1972/73 2Rd 11 30 8 12 10 23 26 28 İnanç Toker / Doğan Emültay Did not qualify for Turkish Cup
1973/74 2Rd 9 30 8 14 8 25 25 30 Seracettin Kırklar / İsmail Kurt / Melih Garipler Did not qualify for Turkish Cup
1974/75 2Rd 14 30 8 10 12 23 39 26 Melih Garipler / İsmail Kurt Did not qualify for Turkish Cup
1975/76 2Rd 13 30 10 7 13 21 27 27 2nd Round Seracettin Kırklar / Melih Garipler / İnanç Toker
1976/77 2Rd 13 30 8 10 12 24 41 26 1st Round İnanç Toker
1977/78 2Rd 14 32 7 13 12 20 32 27 2nd Round Şükrü Ersoy / İnanç Toker
1978/79 2Rd 8 30 9 10 11 22 24 28 4th Round Şükrü Ersoy / Melih Garipler
1979/80 2B 10 30 10 9 11 28 31 29 6th Round Mustafa Özkula / İnanç Toker
1980/81 2A 5 34 14 8 12 44 33 36 3rd Round Mustafa Özkula / Melih Garipler / İnanç Toker
1981/82 2B 5 28 12 7 9 41 20 31 5th Round İnanç Toker / Refik Özvardar
1982/83 2B 1 30 20 6 4 38 12 46 5th Round Halil Güngördü / Doğan Andaç Promoted to Süper Lig
1983/84 SL 7 34 12 10 12 36 42 34 5th Round Nevzat Güzelırmak First Süper Lig season
1984/85 SL 16 34 9 11 14 39 48 29 Semi-Final Nevzat Güzelırmak Best Turkish Cup position
1985/86 SL 12 36 12 8 16 40 39 32 6th Round Özkan Sümer / Ilie Datcu
1986/87 SL 7 36 11 14 11 41 35 36 6th Round Nihat Atacan / Necdet Zorluer
1987/88 SL 17 38 12 9 17 35 48 45 5th Round Necdet Zorluer / Zeynel Soyuer Relegated
1988/89 2C 2 34 19 9 6 53 29 66 1st Round Fethi Demircan
1989/90 2B 4 32 14 11 7 45 31 53 4th Round Bülent Ünder / Behzat Çınar
1990/91 2B 3 34 18 7 9 56 27 61 4th Round Behzat Çınar
1991/92 2B 3 34 18 7 9 68 50 61 5th Round Melih Garipler
1992/93 1L 4 18 10 2 6 30 20 32 1st Round Bülent Ünder / Erkan Velioğlu / Gündüz Tekin Onay
1993/94 1L 2 18 11 2 5 36 27 35 6th Round Ömer Kaner Promoted to Süper Lig
1994/95 SL 15 34 8 11 15 41 53 35 6th Round Ümit Kayıhan
1995/96 SL 15 34 8 10 16 38 50 34 6th Round Ümit Kayıhan
1996/97 SL 17 34 5 5 24 36 81 20 5th Round Milorad Mitrović / Behzat Çınar / Ersun Yanal / Melih Garipler Relegated
1997/98 1L 3 18 10 3 5 33 23 33 5th Round Raşit Çetiner
1998/99 1L 2 18 9 5 4 40 30 32 3rd Round Ersun Yanal Promoted to Süper Lig
1999/00 SL 8 34 13 8 13 55 57 47 3rd Round Ersun Yanal
2000/01 SL 11 34 12 9 13 53 56 45 Round of 16 Yılmaz Vural / Tevfik Lav
2001/02 SL 5 34 12 12 10 65 52 48 Semi-Final IC 1st round Rıza Çalımbay Best league position and first season in Europe
2002/03 SL 10 34 10 10 14 37 42 40 Round of 16 UC 4th round Rıza Çalımbay / Giray Bulak Best UEFA Cup position
2003/04 SL 5 34 17 4 13 52 43 55 Quarter-Final Giray Bulak Best league position
2004/05 SL 6 34 13 10 11 46 45 49 Semi-Final Giray Bulak Best Turkish Cup position
2005/06 SL 15 34 9 10 15 41 50 37 Semi-Final Nurullah Sağlam Best Turkish Cup position
2006/07 SL 14 34 9 14 11 33 40 41 2nd Round Güvenç Kurtar
2007/08 SL 7 34 13 6 15 48 48 45 Group Stage Güvenç Kurtar
2008/09 SL 15 34 11 5 18 39 52 38 Quarter-Final Ali Yalçın / Ümit Kayıhan / Mesut Bakkal
2009/10 SL 17 34 6 8 20 30 49 26 Quarter-Final Erhan Altın / Nurullah Sağlam / Hakan Kutlu Relegated
2010/11 1L 9 32 11 11 10 40 31 44 Group stage Hamza Hamzaoğlu / Serhat Güller
2011/12 1L 10 34 11 12 11 51 46 45 2nd Round Güvenç Kurtar / Osman Özköylü
2012/13 1L 11 34 11 10 13 35 37 43 2nd Round Engin İpekoğlu / Selahattin Dervent / Özcan Bizati
2013/14 1L 10 36 14 4 18 42 56 46 2nd Round Serdar Dayat / Yusuf Şimşek / Özcan Bizati
2014/15 1L 15 34 8 9 17 38 51 33 2nd Round Özcan Bizati / Engin İpekoğlu / Mehmet Altıparmak
2015/16 1L 15 34 10 9 15 41 52 36 2nd Round Mehmet Altıparmak / Ali Yalçın / Koray Palaz
2016/17 1L 11 34 11 10 13 46 45 40 3rd Round Ali Tandoğan / Mehmet Ali Keskinler / Ali Yalçın
2017/18 1L 15 34 10 8 16 43 47 38 2nd Round Yusuf Şimşek / Reha Erginer / Fatih Tekke
2018/19 1L 1 34 21 9 4 67 32 72 4th Round Osman Özköylü / Yücel İldiz Promoted to Süper Lig
2019/20 SL - - - - - - - - Yücel İldiz

Last updated: 12 May 2019
Div. = Division; SL = Turkish Super League; 1L = TFF First League 2B = Turkish Second Football League, Group B; 2Rd = Turkish Second Football League, Red Group; 2Wh = Turkish Second Football League, White Group; Pos. = Position; Pl = Match played; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lost; GS = Goal Scored; GA = Goal Against; P = Points
UCL = UEFA Champions League; UCWC = UEFA Cup Winners' Cup; UC = UEFA Cup; Cup = Turkey Cup. Colors: Gold = winner; Silver = runner-up.

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 15 August 2019.[2]

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Hüseyin Altıntaş
2   DF Tiago Lopes
5   DF Mustafa Yumlu
6   MF Marc Kibong Mbamba
7   FW Hugo Rodallega
8   MF Radosław Murawski
9   FW Hadi Sacko
10   MF Ismaïl Aissati
11   MF Sedat Şahintürk (on loan from Beşiktaş)
15   DF Oğuz Yılmaz
17   MF Mehmet Akyüz (captain)
No. Position Player
20   MF Recep Niyaz
21   DF Zakarya Bergdich
22   DF Cristian Săpunaru
24   MF Burak Çalık
25   GK Tolgahan Acar
33   GK Adam Stachowiak
39   DF Kerem Can Akyüz
61   DF Zeki Yavru
70   FW Olcay Şahan
77   FW Modou Barrow (on loan from Reading)
  FW Óscar Estupiñán (on loan from Vitória de Guimarães)

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player


CoachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Denizli Atatürk Stadyumu". denizlispor.org. Archived from the original on 27 October 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2008.
  2. ^ "FUTBOLCULAR". Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  3. ^ 23 April 1970, Milliyet, page 10
  4. ^ 10 April 1971, Milliyet, page 8

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