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Bursaspor

Bursaspor
Bursaspor's hallmark crocodile goal celebration ©Bursaspor

Bursaspor

Formed: 1963
Nickname: Timsah (Crocs)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 1 (2010)
Turkish Cup: 1 (1986)

History
• Formed on 1 June 1963 with the merger of amateur sides Acar İdman Yurdu, Akınspor, Çelikspor, İstiklal and Pınarspor, Bursaspor's colours reflect the white of the snow-capped Mount Uludag and the greenery of Bursa city; they made their debut in the second division in 1963/64, winning promotion to the top tier as champions in 1966/67.

• Regularly finishing in the top half of the table, they had their first taste of European competition in 1974/75, qualifying as losing Turkish Cup finalists; they reached the third round of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup but lost out to eventual winners FC Dynamo Kyiv.

• Bursaspor's first four Turkish Cup finals featured only one success, Tomislav Kaleperović leading them to victory in 1985/86, with the late Serbian coach's side beating Altay GK 2-0 in the final; they were none the less relegated in the next campaign, only to be recalled to the top division after two games of the next season when two clubs were demoted for match fixing.

• The club reached the second round of the 1995 UEFA Intertoto Cup, where their defeat against Karlsruher SC was to have a lasting legacy, as Ugandan striker Majid Mususi became the first Bursaspor player to celebrate a goal with their now famous crocodile celebration, one of the club's hallmarks.

• Relegated in 2004, Bursaspor returned to the top flight in 2006, and found new momentum with the appointment of former Beşiktaş JK coach Ertuğrul Sağlam in January 2009; they finished sixth in his first season and became the first club from outside Istanbul since Trabzonspor in 1984 to take the Turkish title in 2009/10, edging out Fenerbahçe SK on the final day.

Club records
Most appearances: Turhan Şen (337)
Most goals: Okan Yılmaz (117)
Record victory: Bursaspor 8-0 MKE Ankaragücü (First Division, 13 October 1995)
Record defeat: Fenerbahçe SK 7-1 Bursaspor (First Division, 17 November 2002)

Last updated: 2 July 2013

Last updated: 02/07/13 13.15CET

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Matches

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The home team is listed first.Last updated: 24/12/2014 19:48 CET
Bursaspor0-0Chikhura
Referee: Roy Reinshreiber (ISR) – Stadium: Bursa Atatürk, Bursa (TUR)
09/26/2014 13:38:08
Chikhura0-0Bursaspor
Aggregate: 0-0 Chikhura win 4-1 on penalties
Referee: Tomasz Musiał (POL) – Stadium: Mikheil Meskhi, Tbilisi (GEO)
10/27/2014 12:54:58
30 August 2014 - Turkish Super League
Bursaspor0-2Galatasaray
Referee: not available – Bursa
08/31/2014 01:26:42
13 September 2014 - Turkish Super League
Gençlerbirliği1-2Bursaspor
Referee: not available – Ankara
09/19/2014 13:38:22
22 September 2014 - Turkish Super League
Bursaspor0-1Beşiktaş
Referee: not available
10/14/2014 12:16:55
28 September 2014 - Turkish Super League
Rizespor0-1Bursaspor
Referee: not available
10/14/2014 19:43:14
3 October 2014 - Turkish Super League
Mersin2-1Bursaspor
Referee: not available
10/12/2014 14:43:49
19 October 2014 - Turkish Super League
Bursaspor2-2Eskişehirspor
Referee: not available
10/23/2014 23:04:03
25 October 2014 - Turkish Super League
Balıkesirspor0-5Bursaspor
Referee: not available
10/25/2014 18:57:42
1 November 2014 - Turkish Super League
Bursaspor3-0Sivasspor
Referee: not available
11/06/2014 18:10:43
9 November 2014 - Turkish Super League
Erciyesspor1-1Bursaspor
Referee: not available
11/11/2014 18:53:42
24 November 2014 - Turkish Super League
Bursaspor1-1Fenerbahçe
Referee: not available
11/25/2014 18:48:25
28 November 2014 - Turkish Super League
İstanbul BB0-0Bursaspor
Referee: not available
12/04/2014 17:41:03
7 December 2014 - Turkish Super League
Bursaspor5-1Kasımpaşa
Referee: not available
12/09/2014 16:37:30
14 December 2014 - Turkish Super League
Karabükspor3-2Bursaspor
Referee: not available
12/16/2014 17:04:55
21 December 2014 - Turkish Super League
Bursaspor3-3Trabzonspor
Referee: not available
12/23/2014 12:04:05
28 December 2014 - Turkish Super League
GaziantepsporBursaspor
Referee: TBD
09/26/2014 20:09:27
3 January 2015 - Turkish Super League
BursasporAkhisar
Referee: TBD
09/26/2014 20:11:05
23 January 2015 - Turkish Super League
KonyasporBursaspor
Referee: TBD
09/26/2014 20:09:53
1 February 2015 - Turkish Super League
GalatasarayBursaspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:56:43
8 February 2015 - Turkish Super League
BursasporGençlerbirliği
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:56:43
15 February 2015 - Turkish Super League
BeşiktaşBursaspor
Referee: TBD
11/03/2014 18:34:58
22 February 2015 - Turkish Super League
BursasporRizespor
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:56:51
1 March 2015 - Turkish Super League
BursasporMersin
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:56:58
8 March 2015 - Turkish Super League
EskişehirsporBursaspor
Referee: TBD – Eskisehir
07/18/2014 12:56:58
15 March 2015 - Turkish Super League
BursasporBalıkesirspor
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:56:58
22 March 2015 - Turkish Super League
SivassporBursaspor
Referee: TBD – Sivas
07/18/2014 12:57:05
5 April 2015 - Turkish Super League
BursasporErciyesspor
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:57:05
12 April 2015 - Turkish Super League
FenerbahçeBursaspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:05
19 April 2015 - Turkish Super League
Bursasporİstanbul BB
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:57:13
26 April 2015 - Turkish Super League
KasımpaşaBursaspor
Referee: TBD – Istanbul
07/18/2014 12:57:14
BursasporKarabükspor
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:57:19
10 May 2015 - Turkish Super League
TrabzonsporBursaspor
Referee: TBD – Trabzon
07/18/2014 12:57:28
17 May 2015 - Turkish Super League
BursasporGaziantepspor
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:57:28
24 May 2015 - Turkish Super League
AkhisarBursaspor
Referee: TBD – Manisa
07/18/2014 12:57:29
31 May 2015 - Turkish Super League
BursasporKonyaspor
Referee: TBD – Bursa
07/18/2014 12:57:31

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    09/08/2012, Bursaspor 6-0 KuPS, Bursa
  • Biggest defeat:
    24/11/2010, Valencia 6-1 Bursaspor, Valencia
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  1
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  4
  • Appearances in UEFA Intertoto Cup:  1
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 13
    Pablo Batalla (  ARG)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 7
    Ercüment Sahìn (  TUR)
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