|Full name||Valentin Adrian Velcea|
|Date of birth||5 September 1973|
|Place of birth||Sadova, Romania|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1994–1995||→ UTA Arad (loan)||3||(0)|
|2007||Politehnica Timişoara (Caretaker)|
|2009||Politehnica Timişoara (Caretaker)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 November 2009
Velcea started football in Timişoara and made a name for himself while at Politehnica. He was a very technical Midfielder with good passing and long shots.
He stayed at the club most of his career, swapping to Gloria Bistriţa in 1999 where he scored three goals, before returning to the Politehnica Timișoara in 2004. He retired after being deemed a surplus to the team requirements by Gheorghe Hagi in 2006.
Velcea was assistant manager from 2006 to 2009 when he was promoted to Politehnica II Timişoara before he returned as assistant in 2010 after poor results.
He also was two times caretaker manager and plays two Romanian Cup finals after Alin Artimon resigned and Gabi Balint was sacked just one week before the final. However, Velcea loses both finals, first 0–2 at home against Rapid Bucureşti in 2007 and the other one in 2009 at Tudor Vladimirescu stadium 3–0 against CFR Cluj.
Although Politehnica Timișoara finished on the second place in the 2010–11 Liga I, the team was relegated to Liga II after the license necessary to play in the first division was denied by Romanian Football Federation and Dušan Uhrin, Jr. left the team in July, and Velcea was appointed the new manager of the team on 4 August 2011.
- As of 5 August 2013
|Politehnica Timişoara||19 March 2007||11 June 2007||11||6||1||4||15||14||54.55|
|Politehnica Timişoara||10 June 2009||30 June 2009||1||0||0||1||0||1||0.00|
|Politehnica Timişoara||27 July 2011||30 June 2012||29||18||8||3||51||19||62.07|
|Poli Timișoara||15 August 2012||10 Octombrie 2013||33||16||13||4||51||33||48.48|
ACS Poli Timișoara
- "13 cluburi din Liga I au primit licenţa pentru sezonul 2011-2012". FRF. 31 May 2011.
- "Velcea appointed new Politehnica manager". politimisoara.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
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