Gheorghe Popescu I

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Gheorghe Popescu I
Personal information
Full name Gheorghe Popescu
Date of birth (1919-08-08)8 August 1919
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Date of death 1 January 2001(2001-01-01) (aged 81)
Place of death Bucharest, Romania
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1928–1935 Gloria Bucureşti
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935–1946 Sportul Studenţesc 96 (58)
1946–1947 Carmen București 17 (4)
1947–1949 CSCA Bucureşti 37 (16)
Total 150 (78)
National team
1937–1943 Romania 6 (1)
Teams managed
1951–1953 Steaua Bucureşti
1951–1957 Romania
1958–1960 Steaua Bucureşti
1961 Romania
1962 Steaua Bucureşti
1962 Romania
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Gheorghe Popescu (8 August 1919 – 1 January 2001) was a Romanian footballer and also a manager. He played as a striker.

Managerial career[edit]

Gheorghe Popescu was a successful manager, training in his career only two teams, Steaua Bucureşti[1] and Romania national football team. After retiring as manager, he was the President of Romanian Football Federation and the vice-president of Steaua Bucureşti.




CCA/Steaua Bucureşti


CCA/Steaua Bucureşti

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Profile at Steaua".
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Steaua captain
Succeeded by
Alexandru Apolzan
Preceded by
Steaua Top Scorer
Succeeded by
Petre Moldoveanu