|Full name||Ştefan Iovan|
|Date of birth||23 August 1960|
|Place of birth||Moțăței, Romania|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Right back|
|1991–1992||Brighton & Hove Albion||6||(0)|
|2000–2002||Steaua Bucureşti (assistant)|
|2002||Steaua Bucureşti (interim)|
|2002–2003||Steaua Bucureşti (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Career as player
Iovan made his debut at CSM Reşiţa in 1977, before joining the squad of Luceafărul Bucureşti one year later. Luceafărul was then a team formed by the Romanian Football Federation to gather the young talents of Romanian football and did not play in any league. Returns to Reşiţa in 1979, but in the winter of 1981 joins Steaua Bucureşti where he plays for ten years, until 1991.
In 1991 joins the English club Brighton & Hove Albion, but returns to Steaua Bucureşti in 1992 for half-a-season only before signing with Rapid Bucharest, then Electroputere Craiova in 1995. His last season as a professional football player was 1996 - 97 with CSM Reşiţa.
On 25 March 2008 he was decorated by the president of Romania, Traian Băsescu with Ordinul "Meritul Sportiv" — (The Order "The Sportive Merit") class II for his part in winning the of 1986 European Cup Final.