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Bursaspor is a professional Turkish football club located in the city of Bursa. Formed in 1963, Bursaspor are nicknamed Ye?il Beyazl?lar (the Green-Whites) also Ye?il Timsahlar (the Green Crocodiles). The club colours are green and white, with home kits usually donning both colours in a striped pattern. Domestically, the club has won the Süper Lig on one occasion 2009–10, gaining the distinction of being the second Anatolian club to win the competition, being the fifth ever team that won the Süper Lig. They have also won the Türkiye Kupas? once and the Presidential Cup twice, as well as the TFF First League twice. Their first, and most successful, foray into European competition came in the 1974–75 European Cup Winners’ Cup when they reached the quarter-finals. They also took part in the 1986–87, losing in the first round, as well as the 1995 UEFA Intertoto Cup, where they lost in the quarter-finals.
The club won its first Süper Lig title in 2010 after finishing with 75 points, one point ahead of the runners-up Fenerbahçe. Bursaspor became the second club outside Istanbul to win a Süper Lig title, joining Trabzonspor who won the first of their six titles in 1976. Before winning their first Süper Lig title in 2009–10, Bursaspor had never finished inside the top three. They won their first title in Ertu?rul Sa?lam’s first full season as manager of the club. Pablo Batalla and Ozan ?pek were the club’s joint top scorers with eight goals apiece. Bursaspor is the fourth football club in Turkey to start a television channel dedicated to their club. Bursaspor were drawn against Rangers, Valencia and Manchester United in the group stages of the 2010–11 UEFA Champions League. In their away match against Rangers, Bursaspor decided not to don their home kit to avoid provoking Rangers’ fans, as their kit heavily resembles that of Rangers’ rivals, Celtic.