FC Corvinul Hunedoara

Corvinul Hunedoara was a Romanian football team from Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, founded in 1921.

Corvinul Hunedoara
Full nameFotbal Club Corvinul Hunedoara
Nickname(s)Corbii (The Ravens)
Short nameCorvinul
Founded1921 (1921)
Dissolved2004 (senior teams only)
GroundMichael Klein
Capacity16,500
OwnerMircea Alic
WebsiteClub website

History

The club played in the Liga I for 17 seasons, between 1960–1961, 1976–1979 and 1980–1992. Their best finish – 3rd place at the end of the 1981–82 season and ergo qualified for the 1982–83 season of the UEFA Cup. They beat Austrian side Grazer AK in the First Round but in the second round lost to Yugoslavian side FK Sarajevo. Corvinul was regarded as having one of the best football academies of Romania.

In 2004 the club was excluded from all competitions by the Romanian Football Federation because of debts.

Corvinul currently has no senior squads registered to play in any Romanian Football Federation competition, and is kept alive only by one youth squad that plays in the County Championship.[1]

Successor clubs

In 2005 a new club was founded SC Corvinul 2005 Hunedoara but with no relations with the old club. It had a short life, in 2008 it was dissolved. In the summer of 2009, FC Hunedoara was founded, to keep alive the football passion that exists in Hunedoara.

Chronology of names

Name [2]Period
Corvinul Hunedoara1921–1943
Uzinele de Fier Hunedoara1943–1948
I.M.S Hunedoara1948–1950
Metalul Hunedoara1950–1956
Energia Hunedoara1956–1958
Corvinul Hunedoara1958–1962
Siderurgistul Hunedoara1962–1964
Metalul Hunedoara1964–1970
Corvinul Hunedoara1970–2004

Notable former managers

Notable former players

Honours

Liga I:

Liga II:

Liga III:

  • Winners (2): 1966–67, 2001–02
  • Runners-up (1): 1965–66

FC Corvinul Hunedoara in Europe

Overall Record

Competition S P W D L GF GA GD
UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup 1412189– 1
Total1412189 – 1

Matches

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Agg
1982–83 UEFA Cup 1R Grazer AK 3–0 1–1 4–1
1982–83 UEFA Cup 2R FK Sarajevo 4–4 0–4 4–8

References

  1. "La 90 de ani de la înfiinţare, Corvinul mai e ţinut în viaţă doar de o grupă de copii - Liga 2". liga2.prosport.ro. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  2. RomanianSoccer.ro, (r). "Evolutia denumirilor echipelor de-a lungul anilor". www.romaniansoccer.ro. Archived from the original on 9 October 2017. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
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