Murat Yakin

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Murat Yakin
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Yakin in 2014
Personal information
Full name Murat Yakin
Date of birth (1974-09-15) 15 September 1974 (age 47)
Place of birth Basel, Switzerland
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender (retired)
Club information
Current team
Switzerland (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1997 Grasshoppers 101 (17)
1997–1999 VfB Stuttgart 23 (2)
1998–2000 Fenerbahçe 26 (3)
2000 Basel 23 (2)
2000–2001 1. FC Kaiserslautern 9 (0)
2001–2006 Basel 91 (24)
Total 273 (48)
National team
1994–2004 Switzerland 49 (4)
Teams managed
2006–2007 Concordia Basel (assistant)
2007 Grasshoppers (assistant)
2008 FC Frauenfeld
2008–2009 Grasshoppers (B team)
2009–2011 Thun
2011–2012 Luzern
2012–2014 Basel
2014–2015 Spartak Moscow
2016–2017 Schaffhausen
2017–2018 Grasshoppers
2018–2019 Sion
2019–2021 Schaffhausen
2021– Switzerland
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Murat Yakin (Turkish: Murat Yakın; born 15 September 1974) is a former football player. He has played for Switzerland national team. He is the manager of Switzerland national football team since 2021.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
SwitzerlandLeague
1992-93 Grasshopper Zürich Super League 18 1
1993-94 29 3
1994-95 18 2
1995-96 8 3
1996-97 28 8
GermanyLeague
1997-98 Stuttgart Bundesliga 23 2
TurkeyLeague
1998-99 Fenerbahçe Süper Lig 23 3
1999-00 3 0
SwitzerlandLeague
1999-00 Basel Super League 12 1
GermanyLeague
2000-01 Kaiserslautern Bundesliga 9 0
SwitzerlandLeague
2000-01 Basel Super League 11 1
2001-02 32 7
2002-03 26 6
2003-04 20 7
2004-05 13 3
2005-06 1 0
Country Switzerland 216 42
Germany 32 2
Turkey 26 3
Total 274 47

International career statistics[change | change source]

Switzerland national team
YearAppsGoals
Total 49 4

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