FC Corvinul Hunedoara

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This article is about the club which played senior football between 1921-2004. For the successor team, see SC Corvinul 2005 Hunedoara. For the other successor team founded in 2008, see FC Hunedoara.
Corvinul Hunedoara
Corvinul Hunedoara.png
Full name Fotbal Club Corvinul Hunedoara
Nickname(s) Corbii (The Ravens)
Short name Corvinul
Founded 1921; 96 years ago (1921)
Dissolved 2004 (senior teams only)
Ground Michael Klein
Ground Capacity 16,500
Owner Mircea Alic
Website Club home page

Corvinul Hunedoara is a Romanian football team from Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, founded in 1921.


The club played in the Liga I for 17 seasons, between 1960–1961, 1976–1979 and 1980–1992. Their best finish – 3rd place at the end of the 1981–82 season and ergo qualified for the 1982–83 season of the UEFA Cup. They beat Austrian side Grazer AK in the First Round but in the second round lost to Yugoslavian side FK Sarajevo. Corvinul was regarded as having one of the best football academies of Romania.

In 2004 the club was excluded from all competitions by the Romanian Football Federation because of debts.

Corvinul currently has no senior squads registered to play in any Romanian Football Federation competition, and is kept alive only by one youth squad that plays in the County Championship.[1]

Successor clubs[edit]

In 2005 a new club was founded SC Corvinul 2005 Hunedoara but with no relations with the old club. It had a short life, in 2008 it was dissolved. In the summer of 2009, FC Hunedoara was founded, to keep alive the football passion that exists in Hunedoara.

Chronology of names[edit]

Name [2] Period
Corvinul Hunedoara 1921–1943
Uzinele de Fier Hunedoara 1943–1948
I.M.S Hunedoara 1948–1950
Metalul Hunedoara 1950–1956
Energia Hunedoara 1956–1958
Corvinul Hunedoara 1958–1962
Siderurgistul Hunedoara 1962–1964
Metalul Hunedoara 1964–1970
Corvinul Hunedoara 1970–2004

Notable former managers[edit]


Liga I:

Liga II:

Liga III:

FC Corvinul Hunedoara in Europe[edit]

Overall Record[edit]

Competition S P W D L GF GA GD
UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup 1 4 1 2 1 8 9 – 1
Total 1 4 1 2 1 8 9  – 1


Season Competition Round Club Home Away Agg
1982–83 UEFA Cup 1R Austria Grazer AK 3–0 1–1 4–1
1982–83 UEFA Cup 2R Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FK Sarajevo 4–4 0–4 4–8