Dumitru Dumitriu (born 19 November 1945 in Bucharest), commonly known as Țiți Dumitru or Dumitriu III, is a retired Romanian footballer and coach. He is the younger brother of Emil Dumitriu (Dumitriu II) who was an International footballer and champion of Romania with Rapid București and the elder brother of Constantin Dumitriu (Dumitriu IV) who won the Romanian championship with Steaua București.
|Date of birth||19 November 1945|
|Place of birth||Bucharest, Romania|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Academica Clinceni (vice-president)|
|1973–1974||Olimpia Satu Mare||25||(3)|
|1976–1977||ICSIM București (player-manager)|
|1980–1982||Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț|
|1988–1990||Steaua București (assistant)|
|1991–1992||Dacia Unirea Brăila|
|1992–1993||Steaua București (assistant)|
|2006–2008||Prefab Moldelu (technical director)|
|2009–2010||Steaua II București (technical director)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Dumitriu started his youth career with Rapid București and made his senior career debut with Metalul Târgoviște in 1964. After a year, he moved to ASA Târgu Mureș, where he spent three years. In 1968, he signed with Steaua București, where he played until 1972. In the same year he joined Bucharest city rivals Rapid București. He also played for Olimpia Satu Mare, FCM Galați and ICSIM București.
He won a cap for Romania in 1967.
After he quit playing in 1977, he became quickly a player/manager for ICSIM București, amongst others in the beginning he managed lower league sides such as Rapid Fetești, Autobuzul București, Steaua Mizil, and Rulmentul Bârlad.
The highlight of his career as a manager was with Steaua București, qualifying them three times in a row in the UEFA Champions League and also winning the Divizia A in 1995, 1996, 1997 and 2005. He also guided the club to two Romanian Cups in 1996 and 1997, and two Romanian Supercups in 1994 and 1995.
- Steaua București
- Steaua București
- Romanian League (4): 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 2004–05
- Romanian Cup (2): 1995–96, 1996–97
- Romanian Supercup (2): 1994, 1995
- Rocar București
- "Remember. Hunedoreni la Campionatele Mondiale de fotbal (IV)" [Remember. Hunedoreni at the World Football Championships (IV)] (in Romanian). gazetadedimineata.ro. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
- Cojocaru, Octavian (10 August 2017). "Frații Benzar sunt a noua pereche de frați din istoria "roș-albaștrilor". Unii n-au jucat niciodată împreună. Alții au evoluat doar în câte un singur joc!" [The Benzar brothers are the ninth pair of brothers in the history of the "red-blues". Some have never played together. Others have evolved in just one game!]. Libertatea (in Romanian). Retrieved 12 October 2018.
- "Dumitru Dumitriu, numit în locul lui Massimo Pedrazzini la FC Steaua Bucureşti". The Epoch Times Romania (in Romanian). 11 September 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2016.