2010–11 FC Brașov season

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FC Braşov
2010–11 season
Chairman Iosif Kovacs
Manager Daniel Isăilă (Day 1 to Day 18)
António Conceição (Rest of the season)
Stadium Silviu Ploeşteanu
Liga I 12th
Cupa României Semifinals
Top goalscorer League: Robert Ilyes (9)
All: Robert Ilyes (10)
Highest home attendance 8,000 (vs Steaua Bucureşti, August 7, 2010)
8,000 (vs Steaua Bucureşti, May 11, 2011)
Lowest home attendance 1,000 (vs Gaz Metan Mediaş, September 27, 2010)
1,000 (vs Timişoara, October 31, 2010)
1,000 (vs Pandurii Târgu Jiu, May 15, 2011)
Average home league attendance 3,275
Home colours
Away colours

The 2010–11 season was FC Braşov's third season in Liga I since their return to top-flight football in 2008.

Overview[edit]

On June 16 the players returned from holiday to training. Only 9 from the 27 players squad in the previous season were present[1] and few others from the reserve/junior teams, after many of the key players had left the club, having finished their contracts with Braşov.[2] Few days later 2 other players joined the training, Cristian Ionescu and Mihai Roman,[3] the first extending his contract for another year.[4] Later on Mincă also returned to training. Previous season' main coach Viorel Moldovan finished his contrant with Braşov,[5] while Robert Ilyes was named player/assistant manager,[2] alongside Daniel Isăilă, the other assistant manager. The executive director Dinu Gheorghe left Braşov for Rapid Bucureşti.

The club reached this season for the second consecutive time into the semifinals of the Romanian Cup. They missed by little the chance to play the final on their home ground, being eliminated on away goals by Steaua Bucureşti after an 86-minute equaliser by Nicolae Dică, in the second leg match.[6]

Manager[edit]

Although it was almost certain that the Bosnian Blaž Slišković will be the new manager, on June 27 it's been announced that the Italian Giuseppe Materazzi will take onto the team in the next season, with the goal of qualifying for the Europa League. Amazingly, he was sacked only three days later without any official reason.[7] In the evening of July 8 the club announced that Rapid assistant manager Marian Rada would take charge at Braşov. That started unrest among the fans, publicly stated on the Internet,[8] causing him to give up on taking the job. Next day the club finally announced that players' and fans' favorite Daniel Isăilă would be the main coach.[9] Isăilă had been the assistant manager of Braşov in the last two seasons, under Răzvan Lucescu and Viorel Moldovan, and a former Braşov player from the UEFA Cup period of 2001. He has been at the club all years since then, as a player or assistant manager, except for one half of a season in 2007 when he managed local neighbor club FC Săcele, spectacularly succeeding to avoid relegation and even achieving a 3-2 victory against Braşov in a season ending match.[10][11]

On December 18, unexpectedly, António Conceição was presented as the new manager of the team, while Daniel Isăilă remained however in the technical staff as the assistant manager. The Portuguese manager had been in the previous season the manager of CFR Cluj for an eight-month period, achieving to win the Liga I and the Romanian Cup. The deal was signed for the remaining half of the season, with an extension clause included.[12] Iosif Kovacs was also returning to the club after six years to take the chairman job.

Players[edit]

The squad was filled with several players from the reserves team or from the under 21 team who had been loaned to regional lower division clubs the previous season. That included: Alexandru Târziu (previous season at Unirea Tărlungeni), Alexandru David (previous season at Snagov), Ciprian Pricop (previous season Arieşul Turda) and the junior players Florin Iacob, Vlad Potecu, Darius Drăgan, Manuel Creţulescu, Bogdan Liţă.

On June 27 it has been announced that other two key players of the previous season, Mihai Roman and Sabrin Sburlea had been transferred to Rapid Bucureşti for an unofficial fee of €800,000[13] or €1.5 million by other sources.[14]

On 2 July two foreign players signed with Braşov: the Brazilian aged 26, José Williams da Silva Mendonça (referred to as Williams), who had played the previous season for Portuguese Second League side Trofense, and the Slovak aged 31, Peter Majerník, last time at Slovak Superliga team MFK Ružomberok. Both of them came as free agents.[15] A total of eight players were registered at the PFL ahead of the first game of the season.[16] The only player to join the squad few days before the first league game was Cosmin Năstăsie, who came on a one-year loan from Argeş Piteşti.[17]

Dănuţ Coman, once the goalkeeper of the Romanian national football team, and the club mutually agreed to end their contract on August 7,[18] so that he was released on free transfer. Only eleven days later he returned at Rapid Bucureşti, his previous team before playing for Braşov.[19] At this time he had been injured since early April and was lacking training, so that he was not the first choice for goalkeeper at Rapid after being signed. Still it has been stated that his salary was far too high for the club's budget.[20][21] He was the sixteenth player to leave the club this season.

Nuno Viveiros was signed by Braşov on August 25, after he ended his contract with Politehnica Iaşi by mutual agreement.[22] His former club was relegated from Liga I the last season, but was neither able to meet conditions for playing in Liga II in the 2010-11 season.

Transfers continued at Braşov during the season break in the start of September, consisting in two other signings: Daniel Bălaşa[23] (previously at Argeş Piteşti), and the Ivorian striker Lamine Diarrassouba (previously at Politehnica Iaşi).

The middle of the season saw somehow important changes in the squad, the new manager bringing four fresh new South American players: Diego Gaúcho, David Distéfano, Josías Paulo Cardoso and Juan Toloza.[24] At the same time, the first option for the goalkeeper position until the winter break, Mihai Mincă was leaving to CFR Cluj, and three other players, Daniel Bălaşa, Laurenţiu Dumitru and Valentin Bădoi were terminating their contracts. Also during January, strikers Lamine Diarrassouba and Valentin Badea ended their contracts with the club by mutual agreement. With 9 foreign players, this season's squad was most probably the one with the most in club's history.

The last transfer of the mid-season completed under the new coach was French-born Portuguese Filipe Teixeira, landed on loan until the end of the season from Ukrainian side Metalurh Donetsk on February 21, 2011.[1] Also junior player Darius Drăgan was being loaned out to fellow local club SCM Braşov.[1]

It was announced near the end of the season, on May 14, that Braşov had reached an agreement with Chilean club Unión San Felipe for the transfer of Argentine midfielder Miguel Ángel González, known as El Mágico. Also the loans of the other two players from the Chilean club, Juan Toloza and David Distéfano, were extended for one more season.[25] Wearing the number 10 in San Felipe's squad, the Argentine is supposed to be the replacement of 37 years old captain player Robert Ilyes, after rumors regarding his eventual departure to the Liga I club Târgu Mureş were finally confirmed on May 15.[26]

Cristian Oroş settled a transfer to Rapid Bucureşti for the next season, while coach António Conceição stated he would continue at Braşov only if the club aimed at being one of the strongest in the country. The objective set for the next season would be a top five finish.[27]

Squad[edit]

As of February 25, 2011

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 Alexandru Marc
4 Brazil DF Diego Gaúcho
5 Romania MF Florin Stângă
6 Slovakia DF Peter Majerník
7 Romania MF Alexandru Chipciu
8 Romania MF Alexandru Mateiu
9 Romania FW Attila Hadnagy
10 Romania MF Robert Ilyes (captain)
11 Croatia MF Dejan Martinović
12 Romania DF Cristian Ionescu
13 Romania GK Gabriel Kajcsa
14 Argentina MF David Distéfano
15 Romania DF Cristian Oroş
No. Position Player
16 Portugal MF Nuno Viveiros
17 Romania FW Cătălin Dedu
18 Romania MF Marian Cristescu
20 Romania DF Ionuţ Voicu
21 Romania DF Adrian Rusu
23 Brazil FW Josías
25 Chile MF Juan Toloza
26 Brazil MF Williams
27 Romania FW Cosmin Năstăsie
28 Romania DF Emanuel Creţulescu
30 Romania GK Florin Iacob
49 Romania GK Cristian Hăisan
80 Portugal MF Filipe Teixeira

Transfers[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Mid-season[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Match Type Date / Time H / A Opponents Result Attendance
Friendly July 7 16:00 N  Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ  2 - 0
Friendly July 11 11:00 N Forex Braşov 5 - 1
Friendly July 14 11:00 H Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ 1 - 0 150
Friendly July 16 11:00 N Israel Bnei Sakhnin 4 - 1 150

H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral

Mid-season[edit]

Match Type Date / Time H / A Opponents Result Attendance
Friendly January 26 15:00  N  South Korea Yonsei University  1 - 3
Friendly January 29 15:30 N Austria Mattersburg 2 - 0
Friendly February 2 15:00 N Bosnia and Herzegovina Čelik Zenica 2 - 0
Friendly February 5 15:00 N  Montenegro Zeta Golubovci  0 - 0
Friendly February 8 11:00 N South Korea Gyeongnam 5 - 2

H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral

Competitions[edit]

Liga I[edit]

Round Date / Time H / A Opponents Result Attendance Position Points Goal Diff
1 July 26 18:00 A Târgu Mureş 1 - 0 7,000 5 3 +1
2 August 1 19:00 H Universitatea Cluj 3 - 1 1,500 2 6 +3
3 August 7 21:00 H Steaua Bucureşti 1 - 1 8,000 3 7 +3
4 August 14 20:30 A Vaslui 1 - 2 5,000 4 7 +2
5 August 23 20:30 H Unirea Urziceni 1 - 1 3,000 7 8 +2
6 August 29 18:00 A Oţelul Galaţi 0 - 1 4,000 9 8 +1
7 September 12 21:00  H Dinamo Bucureşti 2 - 2 5,000 8 9 +1
8 September 20 18:00 A Gloria Bistriţa 0 - 0 3,000 9 10 +1
9 September 27 18:00 H Gaz Metan Mediaş 0 - 0 1,000 10 11 +1
10 October 3 18:00 A CFR Cluj 0 - 4 5,000 13 11 -3
11 October 18 20:30 H  Universitatea Craiova  0 - 3 3,000 14 11 -6
12 October 22 16:30 N Victoria Brăneşti 1 - 1 1,000 14 12 -6
13 October 31 21:30 H Timişoara 0 - 0 1,000 14 13 -6
14 November 6 18:30 A Astra Ploieşti 0 - 3 2,500 16 13 -9
15 November 13 19:00 H Sportul Studenţesc 2 - 0 1,500 14 16 -7
16 November 19 14:00 N Pandurii Târgu Jiu 1 - 2 1,000 16 16 -8
17 November 27 19:30 H Rapid Bucureşti 2 - 0 4,500 13 19 -6
18 December 3 18:45 H Târgu Mureş 1 - 1 1,500 12 20 -6
Winter break
19 February 27 14:00 N Universitatea Cluj 1 - 1 1,500 10 21 -6
20 March 6 20:00 A Steaua Bucureşti 3 - 0 5,000 10 24 -3
21 March 14 20:30 H Vaslui 1 - 1 6,000 11 25 -3
22 March 21 20:30 A Unirea Urziceni 1 - 1 300 11 26 -3
23 April 1 18:45 H Oţelul Galaţi 1 - 0 7,000 10 29 -2
24 April 6 20:00 A Dinamo Bucureşti 1 - 2 2,000 12 29 -3
25 April 9 19:00 H Gloria Bistriţa 0 - 1 2,000 13 29 -4
26 April 13 17:30 A Gaz Metan Mediaş 0 - 0 2,500 13 30 -4
27 April 17 19:00 H CFR Cluj 2 - 2 3,500 13 31 -4
28 April 24 20:30 A  Universitatea Craiova  2 - 1 4,000 12 34 -3
29 April 27 17:00 H Victoria Brăneşti 1 - 0 2,000 12 37 -2
30 April 30 21:30 A Timişoara 0 - 2 3,000 12 37 -4
31 May 4 18:30 H Astra Ploieşti 0 - 3 2,000 12 37 -7
32 May 8 18:00 A Sportul Studenţesc 2 - 1 100 12 40 -6
33 May 15 16:00 H Pandurii Târgu Jiu 3 - 2 1,000 12 43 -5
34 May 21 17:00 A Rapid Bucureşti 0 - 1 6,000 12 43 -6

H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 7 17 10 15 16  −1 38 4 8 5 8 7  +1 3 9 5 7 9  −2

Source: Soccerway

Cupa României[edit]

Round Date / Time H / A Opponents Result Attendance
Round of 32 September 23 16:00  A Chimia Brazi 1 - 0 800
Round of 16 October 26 16:00 H  Universitatea Cluj  2 - 1 1,500
Quarterfinals November 10 17:00 H  Timişoara  1 - 0 2,500
Semifinals, first leg April 21 20:45 A  Steaua Bucureşti  0 - 0 7,000
Semifinals, second leg May 11 20:45 H  Steaua Bucureşti  1 - 1 8,000

H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral

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