AS Progresul București
|Full name||Asociația Sportivă Progresul Bucureşti|
10 May 1944|
as BNR Bucureşti
|2016–17||Liga IV, Bucharest, 2nd|
In 2009 it experienced great financial problems, and was demoted to the Fourth League, the Liga IV, where it played until 2017, when the club refused to enroll after a conflict with the leadership of the Bucharest Football Association.
Chronology of names
|1948–1949||Banca de Stat Bucureşti|
|1954–1955||Progresul Finanţe Bănci Bucureşti|
|1977–1988||Progresul Vulcan Bucureşti|
|1988–1989||Progresul Energia Bucureşti|
|1989–1990||Progresul Şoimii Bucureşti|
|1994–2007||FC Naţional Bucureşti|
The team won the Romanian Cup in 1960 and played another 4 finals in 1958, 1997, 2003 and 2006.
In April 2009 the club was kicked out of the 2nd division championship because of financial reasons. Prior to this, only a few days before, they were kicked out from the Cotroceni Stadium by BNR, because of debts.
Season 2015–2016 has embraced Progresul Bucuresti with great results.After many years they finished on first place in the 4th league, and made it to the finals in the Romanian Cup, where they played against A.S Electroaparataj.
|UEFA Cup Winners' Cup / European Cup Winners' Cup||1||4||2||0||2||12||5||+ 7|
|UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup||2||12||4||4||4||10||10||0|
|UEFA Intertoto Cup||1||6||4||0||2||12||8||+ 4|
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Notable former players
- Liga I
- Romanian Cup
- Liga II
- Liga III
- Liga IV-Bucharest
- Appearances in Liga I: 32
- Best finish in Liga I: 2nd place in 1995–96, 1996–97 and 2001–02.
- Place 15 of 98 teams in Liga I All-time table