FC Argeș Pitești

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This article is about the original club which existed until 2013. For the phoenix club founded by its fans, see F.C. Argeș 1953.
FC Argeș
Full name Fotbal Club Argeș Pitești
  • Vulturii violeți (Violet Eagles)
  • Trupa din Trivale (Trivale Squad)
  • Alb-Violeții (the White-Violets)
Short name FC Argeș
Founded 1953
Dissolved 2013
Ground Stadionul Nicolae Dobrin
Ground Capacity 15,000[1]
Website www.argesfc.ro

Fotbal Club Argeș Pitești (Romanian pronunciation: [fe t͡ʃe ˈard͡ʒeʃ piˈteʃtʲ]), commonly called FC Argeș, was a Romanian football club from Pitești, Argeș county. Founded in 1953 and dissolved in 2013, the team won two Romanian championships and played in one Romanian cup final.

FC Argeș played in violet and white, and its home ground was the Nicolae Dobrin Stadium. The team spent 44 season in the Liga I, the country's top football division, last playing there in the 2008–09 season.

FC Argeș and Universitatea Craiova are considered the most important football clubs in producing quality players after the World War II[citation needed]. FC Argeș was represented by a number of outstanding players in the last decades, like Nicolae Dobrin, Adrian Mutu, Nicolae Dică and Marin Radu.

After the team dissolved in 2013, its fans founded a new supporter owned phoenix club called F.C. Argeș 1953.



Liga I

Liga II

Romanian Cup


  • Balkans Cup
    • Runners-up (3): 1983–84, 1984–85, 1987–88

European record[edit]

Competition S P W D L GF GA GD
UEFA Champions League / European Cup 2 8 4 0 4 13 10 + 3
UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup 5 18 7 4 7 29 34 – 5
Total 7 26 11 4 11 42 44  – 2


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