|Full name||Ilie Savu|
|Date of birth||9 January 1920|
|Place of birth||Cornățelu, Dâmboviţa, Romania|
|Date of death||16 November 2010(aged 90)|
|Place of death||Bucharest, Romania|
|1956||Steaua Bucureşti (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Cornățelu, Dâmboviţa County, Romania, Ilie Savu began his career at 14 years of age, playing as a striker and as a goalkeeper. He played two seasons for Prahova Ploieşti before he moved to Bucharest, where he played five seasons for Venus Bucureşti. In this period he played also two matches in Romania national youth team. After Venus, he signed with Corvinul Deva, where he played in a period of four years only a few matches because of the Second World War . After the war, he signed with Steaua Bucureşti, being the goalkeeper of the first Steaua squad. He played three years for Steaua before his retirement.
He was the manager of Steaua's Gold Team in 1956 when the team won the championship and played in a tourney in England. After Steaua, he managed Corvinul Hunedoara and he promoted this team into Liga I. He returned in 1964 at Steaua, but after only two years he left the team.
Ilie Savu died on 16 November 2010, shortly after midnight, at the Central Military Hospital in Bucharest losing the battle with a hepatic disease.
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- Ilie Savu at WorldFootball.net