Mureșul Târgu Mureș

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Mureșul Târgu Mureș
Full nameClubul Sportiv Mureșul Târgu Mureș
Short nameMureșul
Founded1921 as SS Mureșul Târgu Mureș
Dissolved1964

CS Mureșul Târgu Mureș was a Romanian football club based in Târgu Mureș.[1] They reached twice the semifinals of Romania's top football league, Divizia A. They are the predecessors of CS Târgu Mureş.

History[edit]

Mureşul Târgu Mureş (named after the Mureș River, located in Târgu Mureș) was created in 1921 under the name SS Mureşul Târgu Mureş. In 1923, they joined to the CFR Târgu Mureş, Sports Club of railway workers, under the name CFR Mureşul Târgu Mureş. Same year, the club won the district championship Târgu Mureş and qualified for the final round of the Romanian championship. After victories against the Șoimii Sibiu and Venus București they reached the semifinals, but was defeated by Chinezul Timisoara with 0–9.

During 1924 it changed its name and became independent CS Mureşul Târgu Mureş. In 1932 they won the Championship of Center of Romania, newly created and re-qualified for the final rounds. They won against Crișana Oradea but in semifinals was defeated by reigning champions UD Reşiţa with 2–8.

During the World War II, the club ceased from any football competition.

In 1944, workers at the railway in Romania founded a new club under the name ASM Târgu Mureş, later CS Târgu Mureş, a new club to gather the best players in the city together.

In 1959 the club was revived under the name of Voinţa Târgu Mureş.[2]

In September 1964, the club merged with ASA 1962 Târgu Mureș.

Chronology of names[edit]

Name[3] Period
SS Mureş Târgu Mureş 1921–1923
CFR Mureş Târgu Mureş 1923–1924
CS Mureşul Târgu Mureş 1924–1940

CS Mureşul Târgu Mureş reappeared in 1959 under the name of Voinţa Târgu Mureş.

Name[4] Period
Voinţa Târgu Mureş 1959–1960
CS Mureşul Târgu Mureş 1960–1964

In 1964 they merged with ASA 1962 Târgu Mureș.

Performances[edit]

Honours[edit]

Liga II:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hardy Grüne (2000), Enzyklopädie der europäischen Fußballvereine (in German) (1st ed.), Kassel: AGON Sportverlag, ISBN 3-89784-163-0
  2. ^ http://www.romaniansoccer.ro/stiri/16668/evolutia-denumirilor-echipelor-de-a-lungul-anilor.htm
  3. ^ http://www.romaniansoccer.ro/stiri/16668/evolutia-denumirilor-echipelor-de-a-lungul-anilor.htm
  4. ^ http://www.romaniansoccer.ro/stiri/16668/evolutia-denumirilor-echipelor-de-a-lungul-anilor.htm
  • Istoria fotbalului romanesc (The History of Romanian Football) vol I, 1909–1944

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