Banatul Timișoara

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Banatul Timișoara
Full nameBanatul Timișoara
Nickname(s)bănățenii
Founded1923
Dissolved1950
GroundBanatul, Timișoara
Capacity7,000

Banatul Timișoara was a former football club in Timisoara, Romania. The team is named after the region Banat. The team was founded in 1923 and played in the County Championship in Timis County.[1] The best season for them is 1928–1929. In 1927, former players at Sparta-Unirea CFR joined the team and created a stronger team winning the regional championship to qualify in 1928–29 Divizia A, the Romanian first division. The best performance of Banatul is to reach the semi-final in this season and be eliminated by Victoria Cluj. After World War II, they played in the Third League of Romania without notable performances. Banatul Timișoara disbanded in 1950.[2]

They never played in Divizia A, the first league of Romania, since the foundation of the league format in 1932–33.

Performances[edit]

  • Third Place : 1928–29[3]
Season Played W D L Goals +/- Points
1928–29 4 2 1 1 10:9 +1 5p

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evolutia denumirilor echipelor de-a lungul anilor". romaniansoccer.ro.
  2. ^ "Timişoara, a doua capitală a fotbalului românesc". romania-actualitati.ro.
  3. ^ "Divizia A – Tables – statistics". romaniansoccer.ro.

Literature[edit]

  • Hardy Grüne (2000), Enzyklopädie der europäischen Fußballvereine (in German) (1. ed.), Kassel: AGON Sportverlag, p. 339, ISBN 3-89784-163-0

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