Istanbul Football League
The matches between the four teams, Moda FC, HMS Imogene FC, Elpis FC, and Cadi-Keuy FC were played on Sundays, leading to the name of the Istanbul Sunday League. Henry Pears, an Englishman, promised to give the shield forever to the club who had won the most championships in 10 years, the Istanbul Friday League was founded in 1915, and replaced the Istanbul Sunday League in 1915. From 1923-1924 till 1950-1951 the league was called İstanbul Lig, the name of the tournament later changed and became İstanbul Professional League in 1951-52 season. The Istanbul Football League was the first league organization in the Ottoman Empire and this league lasted for 55 years
Vefa SK is a football club in Vefa, neighborhood of the Fatih district of İstanbul. The team currently competing at Bölgesel Amatör Lig 8th Grup which is 5th level of Turkish leagues, Vefa SK is the first and only Turkish club coached by a female manager, Özgür Gözüaçık Akyıldız. The club was founded in 1908 when Turkish football was legalized, the club was formed by the students from Vefa Idadisi, Saim Turgut Aktansel, Zeki, Hikmet, Rıfat, Sudi Cavit, Tevfik, Yusuf Ziya and Sabri Beyler as Vefa Idman Yurdu. Following foundation of the Republic of Turkey, clubs name change into Vefa Spor Klubu, http, //vefa. 50webs. com/spor. htm They played in the İstanbul League until the establishment of the Turkcell Super League in 1959, for which they qualified. Vefa were relegated to the Second League first time in 1962-63 and they became the champions of the second league in 1964-65. They were relegated again in 1973-74 and they stayed in the second league until 1986-87 season. They were relegated from 3rd division to amateur league in 1993-94 and they played in the third league in 1998-99 and 1999-2000 seasons. Today they play in the amateur leagues and their ground is the 6,000 capacity Vefa Stadı. Vefa finished İstanbul 4th Group of Super Amateur as champions and qualified to play-offs for Regional Amateur League and they finished it as 6th and qualified to Regional Amateur League play-outs. They faced with Bayrampaşa Tunaspor in 6 May 2012 and won as 3-1, consequently, they promoted to Regional Amateur League for 2012-13 season. They finished 9rd group of RAL as 2nd and didnt qualified to promotion play-off and they finished 11th group of RAL as 8th, but they relegated to Istanbul Super Amateur due to Vefa finished below Dikilitaş, which was another Istanbul team according to RAL rules in 2013-14 season. Vefaspor finished 1st Group of Istanbul Super Amateur League as 1st, vefaspor finished play-offs as 3rd and returned to RAL immediately. The clubs colours are green and white and they played in total 14 seasons in the top Turkish league. The first ever national professional Turkish league started in 1959, Vefa was one of the founder member of Turkish Professional League. In 1959 Turkish Professional League was played in two stages - the Groups and the Final, the winners of each group qualified to the second stage. Vefa was placed in Group Red and they just missed the final, coming second after Galatasaray. Group White,1 Fenerbahçe S. K.26141220297 Proceeds to Final 2 Beşiktaş J. K.181482422163 Altay S. K.151455418164 İzmirspor G. S. K. 131445511125 M. K. E, ankaragücü131453616196 Hacettepe S. K.111451814207 Beykoz 1908 S. K. D
Galatasaray S.K. (football)
Galatasaray Spor Kulübü, also known simply as Galatasaray, is a Turkish professional football club based on the European side of the city of Istanbul in Turkey. Galatasaray is the most successful Turkish football club and they have won 70 domestic trophies, including 20 Süper Lig titles, a 17 Turkish Cups and a 13 Turkish Super Cups. Internationally, Galatasaray has won the UEFA Cup and UEFA Super Cup in 2000, becoming the first and only Turkish team to win a major UEFA competition. In the 1999–2000 season, the club achieved the feat of completing a quadruple by winning the Turkish Süper Lig, the Turkish Cup, the UEFA Cup. Galatasaray is also the only Turkish club to have been ranked 1st on the IFFHS World Rankings, since 2011, the clubs stadium is the 52,652 capacity Türk Telekom Arena in Seyrantepe, Istanbul. The club has a rivalry with other major Istanbul teams, namely with Beşiktaş. As a result of the teams championship for the 2014–15 season of the Süper Lig. Each star corresponds to the teams 5 championships, Galatasaray SK was founded in October 1905 by Ali Sami Yen and other students of Galatasaray High School as a football club. Ali Sami Yen became Galatasaray SKs first president and was given the membership number 1. The teams first match was against Cadi-Keuy FC and Galatasaray won this match with a score of 2–0, there were discussions about the clubs name, in which some suggested Gloria and others Audace, but it was decided that its name would be Galatasaray. According to researcher Cem Atabeyoğlu, Galatasaray took its name one of its first matches. In 1905, during the era of the Ottoman Empire, there were no laws for associations so the club could not be registered officially, but, after the 1912 Law of Association, the club registered legally. Among with the founder Ali Sami Yen, the co-founders were the ones who were keen to do sport, such as Asım Tevfik Sonumut, Reşat Şirvani, Cevdet Kalpakçıoğlu, Abidin Daver. Since there werent any other Turkish teams, Galatasaray joined the Istanbul League that was consisting of English, with their first championship title they won in 1908–1909, they heralded the beginning of Turkish football history. While football in Turkey began to develop, Galatasaray won ten more Istanbul League titles, six Sunday League titles. Upon the initiation of professional football in 1952, the first professional but non-national league of Turkey, Galatasaray won three of these seven titles. This is the professional league in Turkish nationwide football. Galatasaray joined all seasons and won 20 league titles since then, 2=2 The Turkish Football Federation starts to organize Turkish Cup in the 1962–63 season for Turkish clubs to qualify for the UEFA competitions
Beykoz 1908 S.K.D.
Beykoz 1908 SKD or commonly Beykoz 1908 is a sports club of Istanbuls historic Anatolian part district Beykoz, which was founded in 1908. Its colours are yellow and black, the club was founded as Mümeresat-i Bedenye Şubesi, and was renamed Beykoz Şark İdman Yurdu in 1911. In the year 1921 it merged with Beykoz Zindeler İdman Yurdu, the clubs football team returned to the TFF Second League after 17 years, at the end of the 2007 –2008 season. The clubs basketball team TTNet Beykoz competed in the Turkish Basketball League