Dumitru Dumitriu

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Dumitru Dumitriu
Personal information
Date of birth (1945-11-19) 19 November 1945 (age 72)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1957–1963 Rapid București
1963–1964 ASA Sibiu
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1965 Metalul Târgoviște
1965–1968 Târgu Mureș12 22 (13)
1968–1972 Steaua București 90 (11)
1972–1973 Rapid București 27 (6)
1973–1974 Olimpia Satu Mare 25 (3)
1974–1975 Galați 28 (4)
1975–1977 ICSIM București
Total 192 (37)
National team
1967 Romania 1 (0)
Teams managed
1978–1980 CS Botoșani
1980–1982 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț
1982–1984 Rocar București
1988–1990 Steaua București (assistant)
1990–1991 Romania Olympic team
1991–1992 Dacia Unirea Brăila
1992–1993 Steaua București (assistant)
1993–1994 Romania (assistant)
1994–1997 Steaua București
1997–1998 AEK Athens
1998–1999 Apollon Limassol
1999 Rapid București
1999–2000 Oțelul Galați
2000–2001 Rocar București
2001–2002 Panionios
2002–2003 Bacău
2003 Akratitos
2004 Bihor Oradea
2004 Politehnica Timișoara
2005 Steaua București
2006–2008 Prefab Moldelu (technical director)
2010 Steaua II București (technical director)
2010 Politehnica Iași
2014–2015 Inter Clinceni
2015 Steaua București
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dumitru Dumitriu (born 19 November 1945 in Bucharest), commonly known as Țiți Dumitru or Dumitriu III, is a retired Romanian footballer and coach. He is the younger brother of Emil Dumitriu (Dumitriu II) who was an International footballer and champion of Romania with Rapid București and the elder brother of Constantin Dumitriu (Dumitriu IV) who won the Romanian championship with Steaua București.[1][2][3]

Playing career[edit]

He played as a youngster for Rapid București before beginning his senior career at CS Târgoviște. After a year he moved to ASA Târgu Mureș, where he played for 4 years. In 1968, he signed with Steaua București, where he played until 1972, when he returned to Rapid. He also played for Olimpia Satu Mare, FCM Galați and for ICSIM București.

He won a cap for the Romania national football team.

Coaching career[edit]

After he quit playing in 1977, he became quickly a player/manager for ICSIM București, amongst others in the beginning he managed lower league teams to gain more experience like Rapid Fetești, Autobuzul București, Steaua Mizil, and Rulmentul Bârlad.

The highlight of his career as a manager was with Steaua Bucureşti, qualifying them three times in a row in the UEFA Champions League and also winning Divizia A in 1995, 1996, 1997 and 2005. Plus two Romanian Cup titles in 1996 and 1997, and a Romanian Supercup title in 1995.

In the 1997-98 season he reached the Cup Winners' Cup quarter-finals as AEK Athens FC manager, losing a semifinal place to Lokomotiv Moscow in the last minute of second leg´s injury time.

In 1994, he was the assistant coach for Anghel Iordănescu in the 1994 FIFA World Cup.

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

Steaua București

Manager[edit]

Romania Olympic
Steaua București
Rocar București

Notes[edit]

^1 The 1965-1966 appearances and goals made for ASA Târgu Mureş are unavailable.
^2 The 1966-1967 appearances made for ASA Târgu Mureş are unavailable.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Remember. Hunedoreni la Campionatele Mondiale de fotbal (IV)" [Remember. Hunedoreni at the World Football Championships (IV)] (in Romanian). gazetadedimineata.ro. Retrieved 8 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "INTERVIU/ Nichi Dumitriu, fosta glorie a Rapidului: "Copos m-a ofertat să vin în Giuleşti pe un salariu de 100 pe euro"" [INTERVIEW / Nichi Dumitriu, the former glory of Rapid: "Copos offered me to come to Giulesti on a salary of 100 euro"] (in Romanian). adevarul.ro. Retrieved 8 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Fotbaliştii care au creat istoria clubului STEAUA BUCUREŞTI" [The football players who created the history of STEAUA BUCHAREST] (in Romanian). fcsteaua.ro. Retrieved 8 October 2017. 

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