1978–79 Divizia A

The 1978–79 Divizia A was the sixty-first season of Divizia A, the top-level football league of Romania.

Divizia A
Season1978–79
ChampionsFC Argeș Pitești[1]
Top goalscorerMarin Radu (22)

TeamsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Argeș Pitești (C) 34 20 5 9 54 29 +25 45 Qualification to European Cup first round
2 Dinamo București 34 16 9 9 51 28 +23 41 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
3 Steaua București 34 18 4 12 57 32 +25 40 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round
4 Universitatea Craiova 34 15 8 11 40 25 +15 38 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
5 FC Baia Mare 34 17 4 13 42 38 +4 38
6 Sportul Studenţesc București 34 14 7 13 42 41 +1 35
7 CS Târgoviște 34 15 5 14 38 38 0 35
8 SC Bacău 34 14 6 14 37 38 −1 34
9 ASA Târgu Mureș 34 13 6 15 49 59 −10 32
10 Olimpia Satu Mare 34 14 4 16 38 52 −14 32
11 Politehnica Timișoara 34 13 5 16 35 37 −2 31
12 Politehnica Iași 34 11 9 14 37 44 −7 31
13 Gloria Buzău 34 13 5 16 34 46 −12 31
14 Jiul Petroșani 34 13 5 16 38 51 −13 31
15 Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea 34 13 5 16 38 54 −16 31
16 Corvinul Hunedoara (R) 34 13 4 17 45 50 −5 30 Relegation to Divizia B
17 UTA Arad (R) 34 11 7 16 45 46 −1 29
18 Bihor Oradea (R) 34 10 8 16 37 49 −12 28
Source: LT
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ASA ARG BAC BAI BHO COR UCR DIN GBU JIU OLI PIA RAM SPO STE POL TAR UTA
ASA Târgu Mureș 1–0 3–1 4–2 3–1 5–1 4–2 2–1 4–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–2 1–0 3–1 0–0 3–2
Argeș Pitești 3–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 2–2 1–0 2–0 2–0 4–0 4–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 3–1 1–0 4–1
Bacău 4–2 2–2 3–1 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 1–0 4–1 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–0
Baia Mare 2–0 0–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 4–1 3–1 0–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 0–2 5–0 1–1
Bihor Oradea 0–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 5–0 1–0 1–1 3–1 0–1 2–4 2–1 2–0 0–0
Corvinul Hunedoara 5–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 4–1 3–2 4–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 3–2
Universitatea Craiova 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 5–0 1–0 2–0 4–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 4–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–0
Dinamo București 1–0 3–4 4–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 1–0 4–0 5–1 3–1 3–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–0
Gloria Buzău 3–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 4–1 0–1 0–1 2–1
Jiul Petroșani 5–0 2–0 2–1 0–1 3–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–0
Olimpia Satu Mare 1–0 1–0 2–0 3–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–1 2–3 1–2 1–0 0–1 3–1 1–0 2–0
Politehnica Iași 2–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–3 2–0 2–1 4–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 4–1
Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 3–1 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 3–0 3–0 2–1 1–3 1–0 1–0 3–3 3–2
Sportul Studențesc București 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 3–1 2–0 4–1 1–1 4–1 1–1 5–0 0–0 1–0 0–3 1–0 2–1 1–1
Steaua București 4–1 1–2 2–1 4–1 4–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 4–0 4–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 2–0 3–1 2–0
Politehnica Timișoara 3–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 0–1 0–2 3–0 1–2 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–0
Târgoviște 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–2 3–1 2–0 3–1 1–0 4–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 2–0
UTA Arad 2–0 3–1 1–1 4–1 3–0 3–1 1–0 1–3 0–1 3–0 0–0 6–2 3–0 1–0 1–3 1–0 1–1
Source: LT (in Romanian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Position[2] Player Club Goals
1 Marin Radu Argeş Piteşti 22
2 Constantin Stan Gloria Buzău 16
3 Rodion Cămătaru Universitatea Craiova 13
Emerich Dembrovschi Politehnica Timişoara
Andrei Fănici ASA Târgu Mureş
Dudu Georgescu Dinamo București
Marcel Răducanu Steaua București

Champion squadEdit

Argeș Pitești[3]

Goalkeepers: Andrei Speriatu (17 / 0); Cristian Gheorghe (17 / 0).
Defenders: Mihai Zamfir (33 / 2); Constantin Stancu (34 / 1); Constantin Cârstea (31 / 0); Petre Ivan (34 / 1); Sergiu Moisescu (2 / 0); Iulian Ionașcu (1 / 0).
Midfielders: Ilie Bărbulescu (30 / 1); Gheorghe Chivescu (26 / 0); Doru Toma (32 / 1); Sevastian Iovănescu (32 / 7); Viorel Moiceanu (20 / 5); Mihail Iatan (17 / 1).
Forwards: Doru Nicolae (33 / 4); Marin Radu (29 / 22); Nicolae Dobrin (22 / 9); Viorel Turcu (7 / 0); Nicolae Radu (11 / 0).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

Manager: Florin Halagian.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1978–79 Divizia A
  2. ^ "Top Scorers". www.romaniansoccer.ro (in Romanian). Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Romania National Champions". RomanianSoccer. Retrieved 12 May 2021.