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Full nameTrabzonspor Profesyonel Futbol Tak?m?
Nickname(s)Karadeniz F?rt?nas? (Black Sea Storm)
Short nameTS
Founded2 August 1967; 52 years ago (1967-08-02)
GroundMedical Park Stadyumu
PresidentAhmet A?ao?lu
Head CoachHüseyin Çim?ir
LeagueSüper Lig
2018-19Süper Lig, 4th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Trabzonspor is a Turkish sports club located in the city of Trabzon. Formed in 1967 through a merger of several local clubs, the men's football team has won seven Süper Lig championship titles.[1] Trabzonspor also have a women's football team and a men's basketball team.

Trabzonspor are one of the most decorated clubs in Turkey. They have won seven Süper Lig titles and were the first non Istanbul-based club to win the league.[2] They also have won eight Federation Cup (Turkish Cup) titles. The club won their first championship title in 1975-76, and won three championship titles in a row in the 1978-79, 1979-80 and 1980-81 seasons.

The club colours are claret and sky blue, reflected in the shirt colours that see various striped iterations of the colours. Trabzonspor play at the ?enol Güne? Stadium which replaced the Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium as their home ground during the 2016-17 season.[3]


In 1921 Trabzon ?dman Oca were founded.[4] Trabzonspor were founded through a merger of several local clubs including ?dman Oca in 1967.[5]

In 1975-76 season they won their first championship, and won further titles in 1976-77, 1977-78 ,1979-80, 1980-81 and 1983-84.[1]

In the 2010-11 season Trabzonspor finished runners-up to Fenerbahçe having achieved the same number of points. However Fenerbahçe won the title on goal difference.[6]


Although a number of theories have been put forward as to why the club colours of Trabzonspor are claret and blue, it has been claimed that they were adopted after the club were sent a set of kits by English club Aston Villa after their formation in 1967.[7]


Trabzonspor; uses the team logo, which has the abbreviation of its name, composed of the letter "TS" in blue with a combined font on a burgundy background.[8]


?enol Güne? served Trabzonspor both as a Goal keeper and manager.

Since December 2016, Home ground is the ?enol Güne? Stadium, which has a capacity of 43,223.[9] Former home ground is the Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium, which has a capacity of 24,169.[9]


Current squad

As of 31 January 2020[10][11]

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

Intaken youth players

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

No. Position Player
46 Turkey DF Ali Karnapoglu
50 Turkey MF Kerem Bayku?
54 Turkey MF Taha Tunç
No. Position Player
66 Turkey MF Tunahan Ergül
67 Turkey FW Koray K?l?nç
99 Turkey FW Muhammet Akp?nar

Out on loan

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

No. Position Player
26 Turkey MF F?ratcan Üzüm (at Ümraniyespor until 30 June 2020)
34 Turkey MF Behlül Ayd?n (at Sancaktepe FK until 30 June 2020)
41 Turkey MF Cafer Tosun (at Sar?yer until 30 June 2020)
Turkey DF Furkan Y?ld?r?m (at Çankaya FK until 30 June 2020)
Turkey DF Yunus Emre Çak?r (at 24 Erzincanspor until 30 June 2020)
Turkey DF Sami Can Özkan (at Mu?laspor until 30 June 2020)
Portugal DF Edgar Ié (at Feyenoord until 30 June 2020)
No. Position Player
Azerbaijan MF Murat Cem Akp?nar (at Hekimo?lu Trabzon until 30 June 2020)
Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Nemanja An?u?i? (at Bal?kesirspor until 30 June 2020)
Turkey MF Tunahan Ergü (at Artvin Hopaspor until 30 June 2020)
Turkey MF Berkay Sefa Kara (at Kastamonuspor 1966 until 30 June 2020)
Turkey FW Sertan ?rkilmez (at Bayburt Özel ?darespor until 30 June 2020)
Turkey FW Furkan Tütüncü (at Bayburt Özel ?darespor until 30 June 2020)
Turkey FW Talha Re?at Bulut (at Çankaya FK until 30 June 2020)

Affiliated clubs

Trabzonspor U21

Fatih Tekke, a former youth academy star and one-time Gol Kral? (top scorer).

Trabzonspor U21 is a youth team of Trabzonspor. The club competes in the U21 league, alongside other U21 clubs around Turkey. Notable former players include Hami Mand?ral? (highest capped Trabzonspor player (558 times)),[12]Gökdeniz Karadeniz (most caps for the Turkish national team by a Trabzonspor player (50)), Fatih Tekke (2004-05 Süper Lig top scorer (31 goals)),[13]

Trabzonspor Women

Trabzonspor Kulübü Bayan Futbol Tak?m? are a Turkish women's association football club affiliated with Trabzonspor. The club was founded in 2007 and they are title holders of 2008-09 season of Turkish Women's First Football League.

1461 Trabzon

1461 Trabzon was founded as Trabzon Karadenizspor in 2008 as a feederclub in which Trabzonspor holds first buying option on players as well as being able to loan out youngsters to gain first-team experience.




As of 21 January, 2019:[14]

Domestic competitions

Trabzonspor in European football

They first competed in Europe in 1976/77, and reached the group stages of the Champions League in 2011/12.[15]

As of 3 September 2018[16]
Rank Country Team Points
75 Belarus BATE Borisov 20.500
76 Turkey Trabzonspor 18.000
77 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 17.500


  • TB ^ For information about amateur leagues in Turkey, see this.
  • Lig ^ Before 2001, the top-flight was known as the 1.Lig. After 2001 the 1.Lig became the second division, and the 2.Lig became the third division.


  1. ^ a b "Turkey - List of Champions". RSSSF. 28 May 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Club History". Trabzonspor. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ TRABZONSPOR A.?. (in Turkish), accessed 23 May 2010
  4. ^ Mustafa Duman. Trabzon'un spor Tarihinden sayfalar Archived 2012-10-17 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Trabzonspor AS: Profile". UEFA. Retrieved 2014.
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  7. ^ Brown, Phil (30 December 2013). "Villa Noise: Inter ace Pagliuca reveals support/Duke socks it to Harry". Aston Villa F.C. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015.
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  9. ^ a b "Trabzonspor". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ "Futbol A Tak?m?". Trabzonspor. Retrieved 2019.
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  12. ^ Trabzonspor Genel Bilgi (in Turkish), accessed 9 June 2010
  13. ^ Turkcell Süper Lig Ar?ivi - 2004-2005 Sezonu (in Turkish), accessed 9 June 2010
  14. ^ "Trabzonspor: Trophies". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 2019.
  15. ^ "Trabzonspor in UEFA".
  16. ^ "UEFA coefficients". UEFA. 3 September 2018. Retrieved 2018.

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