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Galatasaray AŞ

Galatasaray AŞ
Galatasaray were UEFA Cup winners in 2000 ©Bongarts

Galatasaray AŞ

Formed: 1905
Nickname: Cimbom, Aslanlar (The Lions)

UEFA club competition honours
• UEFA Cup: 2000
• UEFA Super Cup: 2000

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)

• Turkish title: 19 (2013)
• Turkish Cup: 14 (2005)

History
• The club were formed by students from the Lycee de Galatasaray, led by Ali Sami Yen, joining the Istanbul Football League in 1905/06 and winning their first title in their third season.

• Galatasaray's official nickname of Aslanlar comes from an exceptionally talented player named Nihat Bekdik in the 1910s, who was promoted to the senior team aged 14. Fans used to call him 'The Lion' and soon this moniker was extended to the whole team.

• Several of the club's great eras have been associated with single players. Between the mid-1950s and late-1960s, Metin Oktay scored 217 goals in 252 appearances, while in the 1980s, Tanju Çolak was the star.

• The writing was on the wall when Neuchâtel Xamax FC beat Galatasaray 3-0 in the 1988/89 European Champion Clubs' Cup second round first leg, but a Tanju Çolak hat-trick helped the eventual semi-finalists to a 5-0 win in the return.

• In the following decade Hakan Şükür took up the mantle, and under Fatih Terim Galatasaray won four successive league titles between 1996 and 2000. In the latter season they became the first Turkish side to claim a European trophy, beating Arsenal FC on penalties to win the UEFA Cup. They added the UEFA Super Cup later that summer.

• The club won three further league titles in the 2000s after Terim moved on, but the coach's return in 2011 arrested a minor slump and he led them to their 19th crown in 2012/13, surpassing Fenerbahçe SK's national record for Turkish championships.

* Last updated on 20 June 2013

Last updated: 23/01/14 13.37CET

http://www.uefa.com/teamsandplayers/teams/club=50067/profile/index.html#galatasaray+as

Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 18/07/2014 13:53 CET
31 August 2014 - Turkish Super League
BursasporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:56:19
14 September 2014 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayEskişehirspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:49
21 September 2014 - Turkish Super League
BalıkesirsporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD
07/18/2014 12:57:20
28 September 2014 - Turkish Super League
GalatasaraySivasspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:34
5 October 2014 - Turkish Super League
ErciyessporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Kayseri
07/18/2014 12:57:36
19 October 2014 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayFenerbahçe
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:43
26 October 2014 - Turkish Super League
İstanbul BBGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:43
2 November 2014 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayKasımpaşa
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:44
9 November 2014 - Turkish Super League
KarabüksporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Karabuk
07/18/2014 12:57:49
23 November 2014 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayTrabzonspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:19
30 November 2014 - Turkish Super League
GaziantepsporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Gaziantep
07/18/2014 12:56:20
7 December 2014 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayAkhisar
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:28
14 December 2014 - Turkish Super League
KonyasporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Konya
07/18/2014 12:56:29
21 December 2014 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayMersin
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:34
28 December 2014 - Turkish Super League
GençlerbirliğiGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Ankara
07/18/2014 12:56:34
4 January 2015 - Turkish Super League
BeşiktaşGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:35
25 January 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayRizespor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:43
1 February 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayBursaspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:43
8 February 2015 - Turkish Super League
EskişehirsporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Eskisehir
07/18/2014 12:56:43
15 February 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayBalıkesirspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:50
22 February 2015 - Turkish Super League
SivassporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Sivas
07/18/2014 12:56:58
1 March 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayErciyesspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:57
8 March 2015 - Turkish Super League
FenerbahçeGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:58
15 March 2015 - Turkish Super League
Galatasarayİstanbul BB
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:04
22 March 2015 - Turkish Super League
KasımpaşaGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:04
5 April 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayKarabükspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:05
12 April 2015 - Turkish Super League
TrabzonsporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Trabzon
07/18/2014 12:57:13
19 April 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayGaziantepspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:13
26 April 2015 - Turkish Super League
AkhisarGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Manisa
07/18/2014 12:57:14
GalatasarayKonyaspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:20
10 May 2015 - Turkish Super League
MersinGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Mersin
07/18/2014 12:57:28
17 May 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayGençlerbirliği
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:29
24 May 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayBeşiktaş
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:30
31 May 2015 - Turkish Super League
RizesporGalatasaray
Referee: TBD – Rize
07/18/2014 12:57:35

Trophy cabinet

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    06/08/2009, Galatasaray 6-0 M. Netanya, Istanbul
  • Biggest defeat:
    27/09/1972, Bayern 6-0 Galatasaray
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  22
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  8
  • Appearances in UEFA Super Cup:  1
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  14
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 101
    Bülent Korkmaz (  TUR)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 37
    Hakan Şükür (  TUR)
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