ACS Gauss Bacău
|Full name||Asociația Club Sportiv Gauss Bacău|
(The Bacău People)
as Mesagerul Bacău
as Gauss Bacău
|2016–17||Liga III, Seria I, 15th (relegated)|
Gauss Bacău was founded in 2006 as Mesagerul Bacău at the initiative of a group of football lovers, a group of friends who used to play football on small football grounds with synthetic grass and decided to play organized football.
Sports activities started in 2006–2007 competitive season when Mesagerul Bacău was enrolled in Liga V and the team had surprisingly good results at that level. The club managed to qulify for Liga IV-Bacău County promotion play-offs after finishing 3rd. Due to lack of experience, the team failed to promote.
In the 2007–2008 season, Mesagerul finished 1st after a great journey thus fulfilling its goal, to promote in the Liga IV. Following promotion to Liga IV-Bacău County Mesagerul Bacău managed to obtain 1st place in its first year of Liga IV, with a great standing line. The promotion to Liga III was missed at penalty shoot-out in front of FC Dumitrești, Vrancea County champions, score 3–5.
In the 2009–2010 edition Mesagerul finished on 1st place again in Liga IV and promoted to Liga III after winning promotion play-off against Mureș County champions, Gaz Metan Târgu Mureș, score 8-7 at penalty shoot-out.
In July 2010, after the promotion, the team was bought by Bacău Municipality and changed its name from Mesagerul Bacău to Sport Club Bacău.
In its first two Liga III seasons SC Bacău finished every time on 2nd place, than in the 2012–13 Liga III season, which was a great one for the club, SC Bacău finished on 1st place and promoted to Liga II.
In their first two Liga II seasons, the team played very well and succeeded to obtain a play-off qualification every time, finishing on 6th place respectively 4th place at the end of the play-off phase.
After finishing the 2015–16 Liga II season on 6th place, financial problems made the club join Liga III for the 2016–17 season. Abandoned by Bacău Municipality and with a lot of debts the club was bought by Cristian Postolache, the former owner of Bacău County champions, Gauss Răcăciuni, a team which failed to achieve the promotion to Liga III. Despite the fact that the team had good performances on the pitch the financial situation of the club was difficult to balance due to historical debts and memoirs made by former players. SC Bacău was penalized with 60 points by Romanian Football Federation, finishing last one with -25 points and relegated to Liga IV at 7 years after its promotion to the professional football.
After the relegation, the penalties continued to run for SC Bacău, so the club's management decided to reorganize the club's structure, now situated at amateur level, in Liga IV-Bacău County. SC Bacău was renamed as Gauss Bacău and kept its administrative and technical staff, and most of the players.
- As of 14 September 2017
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Board of directors
Current technical staff