Yukatel Denizlispor is a Turkish sports club based in Denizli. It is known for its distinct green and black colours. The club’s branches include football, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, and gymnastics. The Denizlispor football squad, which was founded in 1966, is the largest and most popular of the club’s teams. The team plays its home matches at the Denizli Atatürk Stadium, which has a seating capacity of up to 19,500 fans.
Denizlispor finished fifth in the 2001–02 Süper Lig, which qualified them for the UEFA Cup. In the 2002–03 UEFA Cup, the team defeated FC Lorient, Sparta Prague, and Olympique Lyonnais, before losing in the fourth round to FC Porto, who won the tournament.
Denizlispor Kulübü was founded on May 26, 1966, as a merger of two smaller youth sports clubs, Çelik Yeşilspor Gençlik and Pamukkale Gençlik. They joined to form what is now Denizlispor, which was at the time a little-known sports & youth club in the Çaybaşı district of Denizli city.
This union was then registered with Turkish football’s governing body, the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) under the name of Denizlispor Youth Club. The new football team joined Turkish football’s 2nd division for the upcoming season on July 14, 1966. Turkish Football Federation.
Denizlispor’s best success was 5th twice in 2001–2002 and 2003–2004 seasons. Denizlispor’s form declined after 2004–2005 season and struggled to avoid from relegation. Denizlispor drew 1–1 with Fenerbahçe and gave the championship to Galatasaray S.K., Fenerbahçe’s archrival at last week in 2005–2006 season.
Denizlispor remained in Super League despite 3–0 loss to Ankaragücü at away match on May 24, 2009, due to has an advantage against Konyaspor on dual average in 2008–2009 season. Denizlispor was relegated to TFF First League at next season after a goalless draw with Ankaragücü at home match on April 24, 2010.