Dumitru Nicolae (footballer, born 1943)

Dumitru Nicolae (born 29 April 1943) is a Romanian former footballer who played as a defender.[3][4][5][6]

Dumitru Nicolae
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-04-29) 29 April 1943 (age 79)[1]
Place of birth Tinosu, Romania[1]
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Position(s) Central defender[1]
Youth career
1957–1962 Petrolul Ploiești
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1963 Petrolul Ploiești 21 (0)
1964–1970 Steaua București 138 (0)
1970–1973 Sportul Studențesc București 47 (0)
1973–1975 CSM Suceava[a] 17 (0)
1975–1977 Prahova Ploiești
Total 223 (0)
National team
1967–1968 Romania[b] 8 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

International careerEdit

Dumitru Nicolae played six games at international level for Romania, making his debut in friendly which ended with a 2–1 victory against France.[2][7] He made two appearances at the Euro 1968 qualifiers and one at the 1970 World Cup qualifiers.[2] He also played two games for Romania's Olympic team at the 1968 Summer Olympics qualifiers.[2]

HonoursEdit

Petrolul Ploiești

Steaua București

Sportul Studențesc București

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The statistics for the 1974–75 Divizia B season are unavailable.[1]
  2. ^ Including two appearances for Romania's Olympic team.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Dumitru Nicolae at RomanianSoccer.ro (in Romanian) and StatisticsFootball.com
  2. ^ a b c d "Dumitru Nicolae". European Football. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  3. ^ a b c Dumitru Nicolae at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. ^ Dumitru Nicolae at WorldFootball.net
  5. ^ "Fotbaliştii care au creat istoria clubului STEAUA BUCUREŞTI" [The football players who created the history of STEAUA BUCHAREST] (in Romanian). fcsteaua.ro. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Drama unei foste vedete de la Steaua! Acum lucrează ca taximetrist și e bolnav: "Era să mor!"" [The drama of a former star from Steaua! He now works as a taxi driver and is sick: "I almost died!"] (in Romanian). Cancan.ro. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  7. ^ "France – Romania 1:2". European Football. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  8. ^ "Romanian Cup – Season 1962–1963". RomanianSoccer. Retrieved 3 April 2020.

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