FC Caracal

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FC Caracal
Full name Fotbal Club Caracal
Founded 1949 as Metalul Craiova; 65 years ago
Dissolved 2013
Ground Stadionul Parc
Ground Capacity 12,000
League -
2012–13 Liga III, Seria III, 2nd

FC Caracal was a Romanian professional football club from Caracal, Olt County, Romania.

Not to be confused with the old clubs that existed in the past in Caracal also named FC Caracal or FCM Caracal.


The club was founded at Craiova in 1949 under the name Metalul Craiova. Until 1998 the club was known as FC Electroputere Craiova. In that moment it was renamed Extensiv Craiova and started playing home games on Extensiv Stadium. At half season 2003-04, Extensiv changed its name to FC Craiova, but with no connection to the FC Craiova that existed between 1940-1949.

In 2004 the club was moved to Caracal.


The logo of FC Electroputere Craiova

Liga I:

Liga II:

Liga III:

FC Caracal in Europe[edit]

Main article: FC Caracal in Europe
Competition S P W D L GF GA GD
UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup 1 2 0 0 2 0 10 – 10
Total 1 2 0 0 2 0 10 – 10

Recent seasons[edit]

Season Name Division Position
1990-91 Electroputere Craiova Liga II 1st
1991-92 Electroputere Craiova Liga I 3rd
1992-93 Electroputere Craiova Liga I 6th
1993-94 Electroputere Craiova Liga I 14th
1994-95 Electroputere Craiova Liga I 15th
1995-96 Electroputere Craiova Liga II 8th
1996-97 Electroputere Craiova Liga II 2nd
1997-98 Electroputere Craiova Liga II 2nd
1998-99 Extensiv Craiova Liga II 1st
1999-00 Extensiv Craiova Liga I 18th
2000-01 Extensiv Craiova Liga II 5th
2001-02 Extensiv Craiova Liga II 4th
2002-03 Extensiv Craiova Liga II 8th
2003-04 FC Craiova Liga II 9th
2004-05 FC Caracal Liga II 9th
2005-06 FC Caracal Liga II 9th
2006-07 FC Caracal Liga II 7th
2007-08 FC Caracal Liga II 17th
2008-09 FC Caracal Liga III 2nd
2009-10 FC Caracal Liga III 10th

Squads 2013-2014[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Romania GK Alin Dobrita
12 Romania GK Macesanu Alexandru
3 Romania DF Florin Zamfir
4 Greece DF Vili Mihai
5 Romania DF Catalin Orlac
2 Romania DF Caprarescu Raul
18 Romania DF Laurentiu Radu
16 Romania MF Marica Ionut
7 Romania MF Alin Genes
No. Position Player
10 Romania MF Iulian Suican
88 Brazil MF River Mauri
17 Romania MF Ionut Mihai
21 Romania MF Gica Garnita
15 Romania MF Alin Rusanescu
20 Romania MF Marcu
6 Romania MF Olteanu Mihai Silviu
82 Romania MF Mihalache Ionut
11 Romania FW Marius Ungureanu
8 Romania FW Ghita Cosmin
9 Romania FW Budaca Mihai