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Nickname(s) Tatangalar
Anadolu Güneşi
(Anatolian Sun)
Founded 17 June 1965; 51 years ago (1965-06-17)
Ground Adapazarı Atatürk Stadyumu
Adapazarı, Turkey
Ground Capacity 13,216
Chairman İsmail Gürses
Manager Tuncay Şanlı
League TFF Third League 2nd Group
2014–15 TFF Third League, 3rd Group, 3rd

Sakaryaspor is a Turkish football club, formed in 1965 after the merger of Yıldırımspor, Idmanyurdu, Güneşspor and Ada Gençlik. The football club is nicknamed the "Football Factory" by supporters.

Sakaryaspor became Second League champions in 1980–81 and 1986–87. They accomplished this feat again at the end of the 2005–2006 season. Sakaryaspor subsequently won a place in the play-off matches. After eliminating Istanbulspor in the first playoff match, Sakaryaspor went on to defeat Altay 4–1 in the finals and were promoted to the Süper Lig. They were relegated from the Süper Lig the following season.

Currently the team is playing in the TFF Third League, which is the fourth level of Turkish football.

Sakarya SK's classic home kit


Sakaryaspor's fans call themselves Tatangalar, which translates to "Bulls". Sakaryaspor fans are currently participating in a citywide fundraising event in order to build a new stadium facility for the team.

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European participations[edit]

European Cup Winners' Cup:

Season Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
1988–89 1R Hungary Békéscsabai ESSC 2–0 0–1 2–1
2R West Germany Eintracht Frankfurt 0–3 1–3 1–6

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