Şenol Güneş

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Şenol Güneş
Şenol Güneş, Aug 2017.jpg
Personal information
Full name Şenol Güneş
Date of birth (1952-06-01) 1 June 1952 (age 66)
Place of birth Trabzon, Turkey
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1967–1968 Erdoğdu Gençlik
1968–1969 Sebat Gençlik
1969–1970 Trabzonspor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1972 Sebat Gençlik 57 (0)
1972–1987 Trabzonspor 424 (0)
Total 481 (0)
National team
1975–1987 Turkey 31 (0)
Teams managed
1988–1989 Trabzonspor (assistant)
1989–1992 Boluspor
1992–1993 İstanbulspor
1993–1997 Trabzonspor
1997–1998 Antalyaspor
1998–1999 Sakaryaspor
2000–2004 Turkey
2005 Trabzonspor
2007–2009 FC Seoul
2009–2013 Trabzonspor
2014–2015 Bursaspor
2015– Beşiktaş
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Şenol Güneş, T.C., (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈʃenoɫ ˈɟyneʃ], born 1 June 1952) is a Turkish football manager and former player. His most notable achievements to date include coaching the Turkish national team to third place in the 2002 FIFA World Cup and winning three Süper Lig titles; one with Trabzonspor and two with Beşiktaş.

Playing career[edit]

Güneş began his amateur career at Erdoğdu Gençlik as a goalkeeper. Shortly after he was recruited for the Trabzonspor development team, and began playing for the senior team soon after. He played for Trabzonspor for twelve years between 1975 and 1987. During this period he won six league championships. In the 1978–79 season he set the Süper Lig clean sheet record by not conceding a single goal for 1,110 minutes.[1] He was part of the "Trabzonpor Efsanesi" (literally "The Legend of Trabzonspor", a name given by the Turkish press) along with other local players such as Turgay Semercioğlu, Necmi Perekli, and Ali Kemal Denizci. Güneş has 31 caps for the Turkish national team, being the captain in five games.

Managerial career[edit]

His managerial career started at Trabzonspor, where he was assistant manager before being promoted. He came close to winning Süper Lig in the 1995–96 campaign after leading all season, but in the end his team came second. That year, Trabzonspor also played in the 1996–97 UEFA Cup where they were knocked out by FC Schalke 04. He left the club soon after, and worked at Antalyaspor and Sakaryaspor. In 2000, he was hired to coach the Turkish national football team. Turkey qualified for the 2002 FIFA World Cup and finished third. Güneş won the UEFA Coach of the Year award for 2002. After the World Cup, he received many offers from Greece, Brazil, and Spain, but he wanted to stay with Turkey. After the national team failed to qualify for UEFA Euro 2004, Güneş was sacked as manager.

He returned to Trabzonspor in January 2005, signing a three and a half year contract but left shortly afterwards following poor results. At this time there were rumours that Güneş would be taking a coaching job in Iran or in the United Arab Emirates. On 8 December 2006, FC Seoul, one of the leading football clubs in the K League, announced their three-year contract with Güneş starting from 2007.[2]

Three years later, Güneş returned to his hometown as head coach of Trabzonspor for the fourth time, replacing Hugo Broos. After Trabzonspor, he signed with Bursaspor on a one-year contract. Bursaspor finished 6th place in 2014–15 Süper Lig and reached the Turkish Cup final that year. On 11 June 2015, he signed with a 2+1 year contract with Beşiktaş. Güneş led Beşiktaş to their 14th title (and first since 2009) in 2016.[3] For Güneş, it was his first title as manager. He led them to their 15th and second title in a row in 2017.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 June 2017[5][6]

Club[edit]

Team Season League Turkish Cup Europe[nb 1] Other[nb 2] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sebat Gençlik 1970–71 2. Lig
1971–72
Total 57 57
Trabzonspor 1972–73 1. Lig 10 0 10 0
1973–74 18 0 6 0 24 0
1974–75 Süper Lig 26 0 7 0 1 0 34 0
1975–76 24 0 8 0 8 0 4 0 36 0
1976–77 28 0 10 0 3 0 4 0 45 0
1977–78 28 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 38 0
1978–79 30 0 2 0 1 0 33 0
1979–80 30 0 6 0 2 0 1 0 39 0
1980–81 29 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 34 0
1981–82 31 0 5 0 2 0 1 0 39 0
1982–83 34 0 7 0 2 0 1 0 44 0
1983–84 33 0 9 0 2 0 1 0 45 0
1984–85 32 0 7 0 2 0 1 0 42 0
1985–86 28 0 3 0 31 0
1986–87 32 0 6 0 38 0
Total 413 0 84 0 17 0 18 0 532 0
Career totals 470 0 84 0 17 0 18 0 589 0

International[edit]

Turkey national team
Year Apps Goals
1976 2 0
1977 4 0
1978 4 0
1979 6 0
1980 3 0
1981 5 0
1982 3 0
1983 2 0
1987 2 0
Total 31 0

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Trabzonspor 1988 1989 36 19 6 11 052.78
Boluspor 1989 1992 85 27 28 30 031.76
Trabzonspor 1993 1997 148 98 25 25 066.22
Antalyaspor 1997 1998 37 11 11 15 029.73
Sakaryaspor 1998 1998 13 5 3 5 038.46
Turkey 2000 2004 50 23 13 14 046.00
Trabzonspor 2004 2005 31 21 4 6 067.74
FC Seoul 2007 2009 91 41 32 18 045.05
Trabzonspor 2009 2013 149 72 43 34 048.32
Bursaspor 2014 2015 49 23 14 12 046.94
Beşiktaş 2015 Present 119 70 30 19 058.82
Total 808 410 209 189 050.74

Honours[edit]

Player honours[edit]

[7][8]

Trabzonspor

Managerial honours[edit]

Trabzonspor
Turkey
FC Seoul
Bursaspor
Beşiktaş

Awards and achievements[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zoff v Buffon: who is Italy's all-time No1?". uefa.com. 12 March 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "터키 출신 세계적 명장 귀네슈 감독 영입" (in Korean). uefa.com. 8 December 2006. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Beşiktaş clinches first Turkey's Super League title since 2009". uefa.com. 15 May 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Beşiktaş retain Turkish league title". uefa.com. 28 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "Şenol Güneş" (in Turkish). mackolik.com. 10 August 2013. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Şenol Güneş" (in Turkish). mackolik.com. 10 August 2013. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  7. ^ https://tr.eurosport.com/futbol/senol-gunes_prs22937/person.shtml
  8. ^ https://turkish-football.com/besiktas-senol-gunes-joins-likes-chelsea-boss-tottenhams-pochettino-uefa-champions-league-best-coaches-xi/
  9. ^ "Spor" (in Turkish). milliyet.com.tr. 10 October 2002. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 

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Awards
Preceded by
France Gérard Houllier
UEFA Coach of the Year
2002
Succeeded by
Portugal José Mourinho