1959–60 FC Dinamo București season

The 1959–60 season was Dinamo București's 11th season in Divizia A. Dinamo finished eighth in the championship, closer to relegation zone than to the title. Dinamo won only 3 of 11 home games. After the loss against Rapid in the 9th day, Iuliu Baratky was sacked and replaced by Traian Ionescu.

FC Dinamo București
1959–60 season
ManagerIuliu Baratky (Rounds 1-9), Traian Ionescu
Divizia A8th
Romanian CupQuarterfinals

After the derby against CCA, won by Dinamo 2–1, both teams sent an open letter to the fans, apologising for the poor show that they offered, and promised that in the future they would play more respectable football.

ResultsEdit

Divizia A
Round Date Opponent Stadium Result
1 16 August 1959 Ştiinţa Cluj A 1–2
2 23 August 1959 Minerul Lupeni H 0–0
3 6 September 1959 CCA București H 2–1
4 13 September 1959 UTA A 0–2
5 20 September 1959 Dinamo Bacău H 0–2
6 27 September 1959 Progresul București A 1–1
7 11 October 1959 Petrolul Ploieşti A 2–0
8 18 October 1959 Steagul Roşu Oraşul Stalin H 2–2
9 25 October 1959 Rapid București A 0–1
10 15 November 1959 Jiul Petroşani A 0–0
11 22 November 1959 Farul Constanţa H 1–1
12 6 March 1960 Ştiinţa Cluj H 0–0
13 13 March 1960 Minerul Lupeni A 2–2
14 20 March 1960 CCA București A 3–3
15 27 March 1960 UTA H 2–2
16 3 April 1960 Dinamo Bacău A 4–1
17 10 April 1960 Progresul București H 0–1
18 2 June 1960 Petrolul Ploieşti H 1–3
19 8 May 1960 Steagul Roşu Oraşul Stalin A 2–1
20 5 June 1960 Rapid București H 2–0
21 12 June 1960 Jiul Petroşani H 3–1
22 19 June 1960 Farul Constanţa A 1–3
Cupa României
Round Date Opponent Stadium Result
Last 32 29 November 1959 Metalul Târgovişte Ploieşti 4–3
Last 16 6 December 1959 Prahova Ploieşti Târgovişte 3–1
Quarterfinals 15 June 1960 Ştiinţa Timişoara Sibiu 0–1

TransfersEdit

Before the start of the season Dinamo bought Haralambie Eftimie (from Dinamo Bacău). Dumitru Ivan and Lică Nunweiller are promoted from the Tineretul Dinamovist (Young Dinamo player).

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