Mircea Petescu

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Mircea Petescu
Personal information
Full name Mircea Viorel Petescu
Date of birth (1942-05-15) 15 May 1942 (age 72)
Place of birth Pecica, Arad County, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1960 UTA Arad 10 (1)
1960–1963 Ştiinţa Timişoara 50 (2)
1963–1967 Steaua Bucureşti 80 (1)
1967–1973 UTA Arad 143 (20)
1973–1975 FC Dordrecht
Total 283 (24)
National team
1964–1968 Romania 5 (0)
Teams managed
1975–1977 NEC (assistant)
1977–1978 Telstar
1978–1980 Sparta Rotterdam
1981–1982 FC Dordrecht
1982-1984 's-Gravenzandse SV
1988 Go Ahead Eagles
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mircea Petescu (born 15 May 1942 in Pecica, Arad County) is a former Romanian football player and coach.

Under his leadership, UTA Arad eliminated the defending European Cup champions Feyenoord in the 1970–71 season. Being also known for promoting youngsters in the teams he coached. He discovered Danny Blind amongst many other players.

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UTA Arad
1969, 1970
Steaua Bucharest
1966
Romania
1962

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