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Full name  Trabzonspor Kulübü
Ground Capacity  41,513
Head Coach  Ersun Yanal
Manager  Ersun Yanal
Location  Trabzon, Turkey
Ground  Medical Park Arena
President  Muharrem Usta
Arena/Stadium  Şenol Güneş Stadium
League  Süper Lig
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Nickname(s)  Karadeniz Fırtınası (Black Sea Storm)
Founded  2 August 1967, Trabzon, Turkey
Founders  İdmangücü, Trabzon İdmanocağı, Martıspor, Karadenizgücü
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Trabzonspor is a professional Turkish football club located in the city of Trabzon, Turkey. Formed in 1967 through a merger of several local clubs, Trabzonspor have won seven Süper Lig championship titles. The Club won their first Championship title in 1975 which is also the Club's inaugural year in the Süper Lig. Trabzonspor won the championship title again during their second year in the league in 1976, finished runners-up in 1977 and won 3 Championship titles in a row during the following years 1978, 1979, 1980. The last one is achieved in 2011.

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The club colours are claret and blue, and they have maroon and blue kits. Trabzonspor plays at the Şenol Güneş Stadium which replaced the Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium as their home ground in the middle of the 2016-17 season.

History

In 1921 the İdmanocağı club were founded. Trabzonspor AS were founded in 1967.

In 1975–76 season they won their first championship, and won further titles in 1976–77,1978–79,1979–80, 1980–81 and 1983–84.

In the 2010–11 season Trabzonspor finished level on points to winners Fenerbahçe but were pushed into second on goal difference.

Colours and emblem

The most important issue in the establishment of Trabzonspor was the colors of the club. Although a number of elaborate theories have been put forward as to why claret and blue was adopted, it transpires the club chose the colors in simple tribute to the famous and historic English club Aston Villa.

Irish club Drogheda United shares the same symbols and colours, and both clubs recently declared to be brothers. These were given in favor of the Ottoman Empire's great assistance during the Irish famine.

Stadium

Since December 2016, Home ground is the Şenol Güneş Stadium, which has a capacity of 41,513.

Former home ground is the Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium, which has a capacity of 24,169.

Current squad

As of 1 February 2017

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

Trabzonspor A2

Trabzonspor A2 is a youth team of Trabzonspor. The club competes in the A2 league, alongside other A2 clubs around Turkey. The A2 team is made up of players between the ages of 18 and 20, and it is the last level of amateur play before a footballer reaches professional status in Turkey. Notable former players include Hami Mandıralı (highest capped Trabzonspor player (558 times)), Gökdeniz Karadeniz (most caps for the Turkish national team by a Trabzonspor player (50)), Fatih Tekke (2004–05 Süper Lig top scorer (31 goals)).

Trabzonspor Women

Trabzonspor Kulübü Bayan Futbol Takımı are a Turkish women's association football club affiliated with Trabzonspor. The club was founded in 2007, and won its first league title in 2009.

1461 Trabzon

In 2008, Trabzonspor bought Trabzon Karadenizspor (now 1461 Trabzon) to act as a feeder club, having first option on players, as well as being able to loan out youngsters to gain first-team experience.

MVV Maastricht

The club also agreed to an affiliation deal with Dutch club MVV the same year, allowing them first option on their players. The first step in the affiliation deal came when Trabzonspor transferred Christian Brüls and Faty Papy and loaned them back to MVV.

Honours

Source:

  • Süper Lig
  • Winners (6): 1975/1976, 1976/1977, 1978/1979, 1979/1980, 1980/1981, 1983/1984
  • Runners-up (7): 1977–78, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1994–95, 1995–96, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2010-2011
  • Cup
  • Winners (8): 1976/1977, 1977/1978, 1983/1984, 1991/1992, 1994/1995, 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2009/2010
  • Runners-up (6): 1974/1975, 1975/1976, 1984/1985, 1989/1990, 1996/1997, 2012/2013
  • Super Cup
  • Winners (8): 1976/1977, 1977/1978, 1978/1979, 1979/1980, 1980/1981, 1983/1984, 1995/1996, 2009/2010
  • Runners-up (3): 1981/1982, 1984/1985, 1992/1993
  • UEFA Current ranking

    As of August 23rd 2016

    References

    Trabzonspor Wikipedia


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