Minerul Motru is a Romanian professional football club from Motru, Gorj County, founded in 1962.

Minerul Motru
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Full nameClubul Sportiv Minerul Motru
Nickname(s)Minerii (The Miners)
Founded1962; 58 years ago (1962)
ChairmanMihai Cernica
Leaguenot active
2015–16Liga III, Seria IV, 15th

In the Cupa României, the club's best achievement was when it reached the Round of 32 phase in the 2002–03 season.

Minerul played for 16 seasons in the Divizia B during the following periods: 1973–74, 1975–76, 1982–85, 1988–91, 1995–2000 and 2003–2006. Its best finish was at the end of the 1982–83 Divizia B and 1996–97 Divizia B seasons, when it finished 4th.

In the summer of 2016, after serious financial problems, the senior team was dissolved, but the club continue to exist at youth level.[2]

Current squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
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  Liga III

Notable ManagersEdit


  1. ^ "Primăria Motru". Archived from the original on 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  2. ^ "Minerul Motru dispare, după 54 de ani! "Nu-mi puteam imagina acest scenariu! Trăiesc un coşmar" | Liga 2". liga2.prosport.ro.