Turkish Soccer
Home Turkish Leagues Turkish Cups National Teams UEFA Cups Europeans World Cups
1956 1957
ARCHIVES
Turkish Leagues
Turkish Cups
UEFA Cups
European Championships
World Cups
E-MAIL
Cem Pekin
Erdinç Sivritepe
 
Site Meter

TFF

Federation Cup 56/57


The first Federation Cup was organized to select the team to represent Turkey at European Champions' Cup, since the Turkish League hasn't started, yet.

The format
30 clubs participated - 10 from İstanbul, 10 from İzmir, 8 from Ankara, and 2 from Adana.
İstanbul and İzmir professional leagues had 10 clubs and Ankara professional league had 8 clubs at the time. There were only two more professional clubs in other cities, both from Adana at the time. They added to the Ankara group and the first stage was played in three groups.
Ten team groups played the first round to lower the teams to 8 with a cup style format - one game knockout format.
Then 8 teams were paired at the second round and 4 more clubs at each group were eliminated.
The third round was the group finals for each group and two clubs from each qualified to the Second Stage.
The final was played in the league format - each club playing each other twice, on home-away basis.


The Games


STAGE 1
Round 1
İstanbul Games
İstanbulspor 4-1 Emniyet
Beşiktaş 2-1 Beyoğluspor
İzmir Games
Karşıyaka and Demirspor were eliminated. No info on the games they played.
Ankara Games
Gençlerbirliği 4-1 Hilal
Ankaragücü 1-0 Yolspor
Round 2
İstanbul Games
Beykoz 3-1 Adalet
Galatasaray 1-0 Vefa
Fenerbahçe 6-0 Kasımpaşa
Beşiktaş 1-0 İstanbulspor
İzmir Games
Göztepe 1-1 Yün Pamuk Mensucat -> Göztepe won the tie-breaker second game 2-0.
Kültürspor 8-0 Egespor
Altınordu 2-1 İzmirspor
Altay 2-0 Ülküspor
Ankara Games
Hacettepe - Otoyıldırım -> No info on the game(s) they played.
Milli Mensucat (Adana) 1-0 Demirspor (Ankara)
Güneşspor 1-0 Demirspor (Adana)
Gençlerbirliği 3-0 Ankaragücü awarded score. Game halted and not completed
Round 3
Galatasaray 3-2 Fenerbahçe
Beşiktaş 3-2 Beykoz
İzmir Games
Kültürspor 1-0 Altınordu
Altay 4-1 Göztepe
Ankara Games
Milli Mensucat (Adana) 2-1 Güneşspor
Gençlerbirliği 3-2 Hacettepe


FINAL

		T		    G  W  D  L   F   A	 P
	1 Beşiktaş JK İstanbul     10  8  1  1	23   6	17
	2 Galatasaray SK İstanbul  10  6  2  2	22   8	14
	3 Altay GK İzmir	   10  5  2  3	18  14	12
	4 Gençlerbirliği SK Ankara 10  4  1  5	15  12	 9
	5 Kültürspor GK İzmir	   10  3  1  6	10  25	 7
	6 Milli Mensucat GK Adana  10  0  1  9	 5  28	 1

				    BJK GS  AT  GB  KS  MM
	  Beşiktaş JK İstanbul      --- 2-1 3-0 2-1 3-0 4-0
	  İstanbulspor GK	    1-0 --- 4-1 2-0 2-1 4-1
	  Ankara Demirspor K	    1-1 2-0 --- 1-0 3-0 6-0
	  Beykoz GK İstanbul	    0-3 1-1 4-0 --- 4-0 1-0
	  Ankara Demirspor K	    1-3 0-7 1-1 2-1 --- 4-1
	  Beykoz GK İstanbul	    1-2 0-0 1-3 1-3 0-1 ---

	Beşiktaş qualified to represent Turkey at 57-58 European Champions Cup.
	However, TFF forgot to send their name for the draw on time and they couldn't play.

All the game scores were provided by Cem Pekin. (C) Copyright Cem Pekin, Erdinç Sivritepe and Turkish Soccer You are free to copy this document in whole or part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All rights reserved.
Home Turkish Leagues Turkish Cups National Teams UEFA Cups Europeans World Cups