Şeref Görkey

Şeref Görkey (1 January 1913[1] - 10 November 2004[2]) was a Turkish footballer and manager who mainly served Turkish side Beşiktaş throughout his career. Nicknamed Voleci Şeref[4][5][6] (Eng: Şeref the Volley Scorer) due to his tally of scoring 99 goals of volley shots during his career,[7] Görkey wore number 10 shirt whilst his entire spell at Beşiktaş.[7][8]

Şeref Görkey
Personal information
Full name Şeref Görkey
Date of birth (1913-01-01)1 January 1913[1]
Place of birth İstanbul, Turkey
Date of death 10 November 2004(2004-11-10) (aged 91)[2]
Place of death Istanbul, Turkey
Playing position Striker[3]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930–1950 Beşiktaş 295 (242)
National team
1936 Turkey 1 (1)
Teams managed
1953–1954 Adalet G.K.
1955–1957 Beykozspor
1957–1959 Turkey U-21
1958 Adalet G.K.
1959–1960 Turkey Amateur
1960–1962 Turkey U-21
1961 Beşiktaş
1962 Turkey
1963 Vefa S.K.
1972 İstanbulspor
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career

Görkey scored 320 goals during his career,[7][8] where he is one of the most scoring players in fierce rivalries of Beşiktaş, scoring 30 goals to Galatasaray and 13 goals to Fenerbahçe, respectively.[9]

International career

As of 19 April 2014

References

  1. "Şeref Görkey - Futbolcu Bilgileri TFF" (in Turkish). TFF. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  2. "Şeref Görkey'i Kaybetti" (in Turkish). Beşiktaş.com.tr. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  3. Şeref Görkey at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. "Şeref Görkey - Biyografi" (in Turkish). Beşiktaş.com.tr. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  5. ""Voleci Şeref"e Son Görev" (in Turkish). Hürriyet. 11 November 2004. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  6. "Kartal, 'Voleci Şeref'i andı!" (in Turkish). mynet.com. 11 November 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  7. "'Voleci Şeref' vefat etti" (in Turkish). ntvmsnbc. 10 November 2004. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  8. "Bir Futbolcu Düşünün…" (in Turkish). Lig TV. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  9. "Şeref Görkey (Beşiktaş) @ Mackolik.com" (in Turkish). mackolik.com. Retrieved 19 April 2014.

See also

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