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The 2004–05 Divizia A was the eighty-seventh season of Divizia A, the top-level football league of Romania. Season began in July 2004 and ended in June 2005. Steaua Bucureşti became champions on 11 June 2005.

Divizia A
Season2004–05
ChampionsSteaua București[1]
RelegatedApulum Alba Iulia
Brașov
FC U Craiova
Champions LeagueSteaua București
UEFA CupDinamo București
Rapid București
Intertoto CupCFR Cluj
Gloria Bistrița
Matches played240
Goals scored586 (2.44 per match)
Top goalscorerGheorghe Bucur, Claudiu Niculescu (21)
Biggest home winNațional 6–0 Poli Iași
Biggest away winFC U 0–6 Oţelul
Highest scoringArgeș 4–3 Gloria
Gloria 6–1 Apulum
Gloria 4–3 FC U
Longest winning runDinamo, Național (6)
Longest unbeaten runSteaua (12)
Longest winless runCFR (11)
Longest losing runBrașov (6)

Contents

Team changesEdit

RelegatedEdit

The teams that were relegated to the Divizia B at the end of the previous season:

Edit

The teams that were promoted from the Divizia B at the start of the season:

VenuesEdit

Politehnica Timișoara Steaua București FC U Craiova Rapid București
Dan Păltinișanu Steaua Ion Oblemenco Giulești-Valentin Stănescu
Capacity: 32,972 Capacity: 28,365 Capacity: 25,252 Capacity: 19,100
       
Apulum Alba Iulia FCM Bacău Farul Constanța Dinamo București
Victoria-Cetate Municipal Gheorghe Hagi Dinamo
Capacity: 18,000 Capacity: 17,500 Capacity: 15,520 Capacity: 15,032
       
Argeș Pitești
Location of Bucharest teams.
Național București
Nicolae Dobrin Cotroceni
Capacity: 15,000 Capacity: 14,542
   
Oțelul Galați Politehnica Iași
Oțelul Emil Alexandrescu
Capacity: 13,500 Capacity: 11,390
   
Sportul Studențesc CFR Cluj FC Brașov Gloria Bistrița
Regie CFR Tineretului Gloria
Capacity: 10,020 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 7,800
       

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt Sponsor
Apulum Alba Iulia   Marcel Rusu   Vasile Jercălău Lotto Bergenbier
Argeș Pitești   Sorin Cârțu   Marius Radu Erreà Pic
Brașov   Ferenc Bajkó   Cosmin Bodea Joma Prescon
CFR Cluj   Aurel Șunda   Vasile Jula Erreà EnergoBit, Opel Ecomax
Dinamo București   Ioan Andone   Florentin Petre Lotto Omniasig
Farul Constanța   Petre Grigoraș   George Curcă Lotto SNC
FC U Craiova   Eugen Neagoe   Corneliu Papură Erreà Golden Brau
FCM Bacău   Cristian Popovici   Ștefan Apostol Legea Letea, Sonoma
Gloria Bistrița   Constantin Cârstea   Cristian Coroian Erreà Darimex
Național București   Roberto Landi   Adrian Olah Nike Ford
Oțelul Galați   Mihai Stoichiță   Viorel Tănase Lotto Ispat Sidex
Politehnica Iași   Ionuț Popa   Dorel Bernard Lotto / Erreà Omniasig
Politehnica Timișoara   Cosmin Olăroiu   Cosmin Contra Lotto Balkan Petroleum
Rapid București   Răzvan Lucescu   Vasile Maftei Lotto Lukoil
Sportul Studențesc   Dan Petrescu   Tiberiu Bălan Lotto
Steaua București   Dumitru Dumitriu   Mirel Rădoi Nike

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Steaua București (C) 30 19 6 5 47 18 +29 63 2005–06 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Dinamo București 30 20 2 8 60 30 +30 62 2005–06 UEFA Cup Second qualifying round
3 Rapid București 30 16 9 5 51 27 +24 57[a] 2005–06 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
4 Național București 30 17 6 7 50 33 +17 57[a]
5 Farul Constanța 30 15 7 8 42 28 +14 52
6 Politehnica Timișoara 30 13 6 11 37 34 +3 45[b]
7 Sportul Studențesc București 30 12 9 9 37 27 +10 45[b]
8 Oțelul Galați 30 12 4 14 31 32 −1 40
9 Politehnica Iași 30 10 8 12 28 41 −13 38
10 Argeș Pitești 30 8 12 10 32 37 −5 36[c]
11 CFR Cluj 30 9 9 12 33 44 −11 36[c] 2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
12 FCM Bacău 30 8 9 13 20 28 −8 33
13 Gloria Bistrița 30 9 5 16 38 46 −8 32 2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
14 Apulum Alba Iulia (R) 30 6 8 16 28 62 −34 26 Relegation to 2005–06 Divizia B
15 Brașov (R) 30 5 6 19 28 45 −17 21
16 FC U Craiova (R) 30 4 8 18 24 54 −30 20
Source: LT ‹See Tfd›(in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b RAP 3–0 PRO; PRO 3–3 RAP
  2. ^ a b TIM 2–0 SPO; SPO 0–0 TIM
  3. ^ a b ARG 2–0 CFR; CFR 1–1 ARG

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Apulum Alba Iulia227681013911121415131314151515151515141414141414141414
Argeș Pitești84109128101213151211111112111212131112111111991110910
Bacău6544557778799109101011111211121313101013131112
Brașov10128121415121415131113141515141414141414161615151515151515
CFR Cluj31091166545666666669610999911119111211
FC U Craiova9111381013151510141512151616161616161616151516161616161616
Dinamo București14867912866453542222223233222222
Farul Constanța762244688787434544445444445555
Gloria Bistrița16912107745454577798810810101010131210121313
Oțelul Galați1515151411111410910910898777968888888888
Politehnica Iași1113141616161616161616161612111313131213131312121213129109
Național București411121111222223455554555554444
Rapid București533313333334355333332322333333
Sportul Studențesc București12141113131491112910810810896876776777777
Steaua București175532222111111111111111111111
Politehnica Timișoara13161615159111314111314121413121110797667666666
Source: LT ‹See Tfd›(in Romanian)

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AAI ARG BAC BRA CFR FCU DIN FAR GBI OȚE PIA NAT RAP SPO STE TIM
Apulum Alba Iulia 1–3 0–0 1–0 2–4 1–0 1–3 2–3 1–1 0–4 2–1 0–1 1–1 0–4 1–1 2–1
Argeș Pitești 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 4–3 1–1 3–0 0–1 0–0 2–2 2–2 0–0
Bacău 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–0 3–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 2–1
Brașov 4–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 1–3 1–1 1–0 1–3 2–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1
CFR Cluj 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 4–2 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 2–1
FC U Craiova 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–3 3–2 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–6 0–0 3–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–1
Dinamo București 4–2 4–0 3–0 3–1 4–0 5–0 2–0 4–1 4–0 2–0 0–1 2–2 2–1 0–1 1–0
Farul Constanța 4–0 3–0 1–0 3–2 0–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 4–0
Gloria Bistrița 6–1 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 4–3 0–1 1–2 3–0 2–2 0–0 0–2 0–5 0–2 0–0
Oțelul Galați 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–2 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0
Politehnica Iași 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 2–3 2–2 1–0 1–0 1–2 1–2 1–3 0–0 3–2
Național București 3–0 2–1 2–1 2–1 2–2 3–1 5–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 6–0 3–3 2–1 1–0 1–2
Rapid București 2–2 3–2 2–0 2–0 3–0 4–0 2–1 3–1 3–1 3–0 2–0 3–0 3–0 2–1 0–3
Sportul Studențesc București 1–2 0–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 3–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–2 0–0
Steaua București 3–0 2–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 5–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 5–1 0–0 1–0 2–1
Politehnica Timișoara 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 2–3 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–4 1–1 2–0 1–1
Source: LT ‹See Tfd›(in Romanian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit