Lucian Goian

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Lucian Goian
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-02-10) 10 February 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Suceava, Romania
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Foresta Suceava 21 (1)
2003 FC Onești 21 (0)
2004 Ceahlăul 14 (3)
2004–2006 Dinamo Bucureşti 17 (0)
2006 Ceahlăul (loan) 13 (1)
2007 Ceahlăul 15 (1)
2007–2010 Dinamo București 53 (1)
2010–2011 Astra Ploiești 38 (1)
2012 Tianjin Teda 27 (2)
2013–2014 Beijing Baxy 46 (7)
2014–2015 FC Brașov 15 (0)
2015–2016 CFR Cluj 24 (0)
2016 Mumbai City 16 (1)
2017 Perth Glory 6 (0)
National team
Romania U21 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 February 2014

Lucian Goian (born 10 February 1983) is a Romanian professional footballer who last played for Perth Glory as a central defender.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Suceava, Romania, Goian is the younger brother of Dorin Goian who also plays as a defender. He started his career beside his brother, at Foresta Suceava. He followed in his brother's footsteps, joining Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț, but then Dorin arrived in 2005 at Steaua București, and Lucian joined their greatest rivals, Dinamo. He signed for Dinamo, after scoring against Steaua, when he played for Ceahlăul. He played for five seasons with Dinamo, with a break for a year when he returned at Ceahlăul. He also played 6 matches in the UEFA Cup for Dinamo.

In 2010, he joined Astra Ploiești, signing a contract for two years.[2][3]

In January 2012, he moved to China, putting pen on paper with Tianjin Teda.[4] He made his official debut for Tianjin on 25 February, in a 2–1 CFA Super Cup defeat against Guangzhou Evergrande. He was released by Tianjin at the end of 2012 season.

Goian signed a contract with China League One side Beijing Baxy in February 2013.[5]

On 21 March 2017, Goian joined A-League club Perth Glory as a short-term injury replacement.[6] He departed the Glory in May 2017.[7]


He is the younger brother of the Romanian international Dorin Goian.[8]



Dinamo București
CFR Cluj


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