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2008–09 FC Steaua București season

PlayersEdit

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Total spending: €7,15M
Player From Fee
  János Székely   Oțelul Galați €1.5M
  Bogdan Stancu   Unirea Urziceni €1M
  Claudiu Ionescu   Gloria Buzău Free
  Robert Neagoe   Dacia Mioveni €0.1M
  Ciprian Tătărușanu   Gloria Bistrița €1.5M
  Tiago Gomes   Estrela da Amadora Loan
  Arthuro   Deportivo Alavés €0.55M
  Pantelis Kapetanos   AEK Athens Free
  Juan Toja   Dallas €0.58M
  Abel   Real Murcia €0.2M
  Ricardo Pedriel   Wilstermann €0.17M
  George Ogăraru   Ajax Loan
  Andrei Ionescu   Universitatea Craiova €0.5M
  António Semedo   CFR Cluj €0.95M
  Emil Ninu   Gloria Buzău Back from loan
  Vlad Rusu   Steaua II București Promoted
  Lucian Filip   Steaua II București Promoted
  Dorinel Munteanu   Universitatea Cluj €0.1M
  Valentin Badea   Panserraikos Back from loan
  Alexandru Tudose   Gloria Buzău Back from loan
  Eric Bicfalvi   Gloria Buzău Back from loan
  Alin Lițu   Gloria Buzău Back from loan
  Robert Neagoe   Gloria Bistrița Back from loan
  Cezar Lungu   Steaua II București Promoted
  Mihai Onicaș   Steaua II București Promoted

OutEdit

Total income: €9M
Player New team Fee
  Dino Eze   Gloria Buzău Free
  Habib Habibou   Charleroi End of loan
  Andrés Mendoza   Monarcas Morelia End of contract
  Pepe Moreno   Independiente End of loan
  Nicolae Dică   Catania €2M
  André Nunes   Malucelli Released
  Claudiu Ionescu   Gloria Buzău Free
  Mihai Neșu   Utrecht €1M
  Abel   Xerez Released
  Arthuro   Terek Grozny Released
  Dorinel Munteanu   Universitatea Cluj Released
  Valentin Badea   Steaua II București Second team
  Robert Neagoe   Steaua II București Second team
  Adrian Neaga   Neftchi Baku Released
  Mirel Rădoi   Al-Hilal €6M

Loan outEdit

Player Team Until
  Emil Ninu   Gloria Buzău September 2008
  Alexandru Tudose   Gloria Buzău December 2008
  Eric Bicfalvi   Gloria Buzău December 2008
  Alin Lițu   Gloria Buzău December 2008
  Valentin Badea   Panserraikos December 2008
  Robert Neagoe   Gloria Bistrița January 2009
  Ciprian Tătărușanu   Gloria Bistrița May 2009
  Emil Ninu   Gloria Bistrița May 2009
  Valentin Simion   Pandurii Târgu Jiu May 2009
  Romeo Surdu   Brașov May 2009
  Cosmin Vâtcă   Gaz Metan Mediaș May 2009
  Ionuț Rada   Otopeni May 2009
  Daniel Bălan   Alki Larnaca May 2009

StatisticsEdit

Player statsEdit

No. Pos Nat Player Total Liga I Cupa României UEFA Champions League
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK   Róbinson Zapata 41 -40 33 -26 0 0 8 -14
2 DF   George Ogăraru 24 0 20 0 0 0 4 0
3 DF   Dorin Goian 33 2 26 1 0 0 7 1
4 DF   Paweł Golański 20 0 16 0 1 0 3 0
7 MF   János Székely 20 1 16 1 0 0 4 0
8 MF   Ovidiu Petre 17 2 11 1 0 0 6 1
9 MF   António Semedo 30 3 24 3 0 0 6 0
10 FW   Dayro Moreno 35 6 27 5 0 0 8 1
11 FW   Alin Lițu 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
12 GK   Cornel Cernea 2 -1 2 -1 0 0 0 0
13 DF   Ifeanyi Emeghara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 MF   Juan Toja 28 2 23 2 0 0 5 0
15 DF   Alexandru Tudose 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
16 MF   Bănel Nicoliță 33 5 26 3 0 0 7 2
17 DF   Eugen Baciu 12 0 10 0 1 0 1 0
18 DF   Petre Marin 36 0 28 0 0 0 8 0
19 MF   Andrei Ionescu 9 0 8 0 1 0 0 0
20 MF   Florin Lovin 30 1 23 1 0 0 7 0
21 FW   Răzvan Ochiroșii 10 0 9 0 1 0 0 0
22 FW   Ricardo Pedriel 5 0 4 0 1 0 0 0
23 MF   Mihăiță Pleșan 10 0 8 0 1 0 1 0
24 DF   Sorin Ghionea 36 0 28 0 1 0 7 0
26 MF   Eric Bicfalvi 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
28 FW   Bogdan Stancu 35 11 29 11 1 0 5 0
30 MF   Tiago Gomes 31 0 24 0 1 0 6 0
31 MF   Mihai Onicaș 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
33 GK   Cezar Lungu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 DF   Lucian Filip 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
35 FW   Pantelis Kapetanos 27 11 23 11 0 0 4 0
36 FW   Vlad Rusu 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
Players sold or loaned out during the season
5 DF   Ionuț Rada 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
6 MF   Mirel Rădoi 20 1 13 1 0 0 7 0
9 FW   Valentin Badea 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
11 FW   Arthuro 14 2 9 1 0 0 5 1
15 DF   Mihai Neșu 5 0 3 0 0 0 2 0
19 MF   Claudiu Ionescu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 FW   Adrian Neaga 8 0 7 0 1 0 0 0
26 MF   Abel 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
33 MF   Robert Neagoe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 MF   Dorinel Munteanu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
82 GK   Cosmin Vâtcă 1 -2 0 0 1 -2 0 0
84 FW   Romeo Surdu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Winter-break goals
Player Goals
  Bogdan Stancu 4
  Pantelis Kapetanos 3
  Ovidiu Petre 2
  Alin Lițu
  Dayro Moreno
  Arthuro 1
  George Ogăraru
  Ricardo Pedriel
Pre-season goals
Player Goals
  Bogdan Stancu 3
  János Székely 1
  Florin Lovin
  Romeo Surdu
  Mihăiță Pleșan
  Bănel Nicoliță
  Valentin Badea
  Mirel Rădoi
  Adrian Neaga
  Dayro Moreno

Start formationsEdit

Qnt Formation Match(es)
17 4-4-1-1 1, 3, TQR1, 4, 5, TQR2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 19, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 31
10 4-4-2 2, 8, UCL2, CR32, 12, 17, UCL6, 29, 30, 33
8 4-2-3-1 UCL1, 11, UCL3, 15, 16, UCL5, 32, 34
5 4-1-4-1 18, 20, 23, 24, 25
2 4-3-3 13, UCL4
1 4-3-2-1 14
Last updated: 19:31, 10 June 2009 (UTC)
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches
Only competitive matches.

Starting XIEdit

Disciplinary recordEdit

No. Player        
Liga + Cupa UCL Liga + Cupa UCL Liga + Cupa UCL
1   Róbinson Zapata 1
2   George Ogăraru 8
3   Dorin Goian 10 4
4   Paweł Golański 8 1 1
6   Mirel Rădoi 3 2
7   János Székely 2
8   Ovidiu Petre 2 2
9   António Semedo 3 1
10   Dayro Moreno 4 1
11   Alin Lițu 1
11   Arthuro 2 1
14   Juan Toja 3 1
15   Mihai Neșu 1
16   Bănel Nicoliță 4 4
17   Eugen Baciu 2
18   Petre Marin 5 1 1
19   Andrei Ionescu 1
20   Florin Lovin 7 2 1 1
21   Răzvan Ochiroșii 2
23   Mihăiță Pleșan 1
24   Sorin Ghionea 5 1
25   Adrian Neaga 1
28   Bogdan Stancu 3 2
30   Tiago Gomes 4
35   Pantelis Kapetanos 5 1

CompetitionsEdit

OverallEdit

Competition Started round Final position / round First match Last match
Liga I 6th 30 July 2008 10 June 2009
Cupa României Round of 32 Round of 32 14 October 2008
Champions League Third qualifying round 4th / Group stage 13 August 2008 10 December 2008

Liga IEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
4 CFR Cluj 34 16 11 7 44 26 +18 59 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Play-off round[a]
5 Vaslui 34 17 6 11 44 37 +7 57 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
6 Steaua București 34 14 14 6 44 27 +17 56[b] 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
7 Universitatea Craiova 34 15 11 8 44 25 +19 56[b]
8 Rapid București 34 16 7 11 44 34 +10 55[c]
Source: LPF (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.
Notes:
  1. ^ CFR Cluj as the 2008–09 Cupa României winners qualified for the play-off round of the 2009–10 UEFA Europa League.
  2. ^ a b STE 2–1 CRA; CRA 0–0 STE
  3. ^ RAP 3–1 BRA; BRA 0–0 RAP

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 14 14 6 44 27  +17 56 9 7 1 28 12  +16 5 7 5 16 15  +1

Last updated: 19:31, 10 June 2009 (UTC).
Source: Betexplorer

Results by roundEdit

Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
GroundAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA
ResultLWWWDWWWDDLDDDDDWDLWDWLDWDWWWDLLWD
Position13875642132344455466687877664447766
Updated to match(es) played on 19:31, 10 June 2009 (UTC). Source: LPF
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

ResultsEdit

Cupa RomânieiEdit

ResultsEdit

UEFA Champions LeagueEdit

Qualifying roundsEdit

Third qualifying roundEdit

Group stageEdit

Group F standings
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts BAY OL FIO STE
  Bayern Munich 6 4 2 0 12 4 +8 14 1–1 3–0 3–0
  Lyon 6 3 2 1 14 10 +4 11 2–3 2–2 2–0
  Fiorentina 6 1 3 2 5 8 −3 6 1–1 1–2 0–0
  Steaua București 6 0 1 5 3 12 −9 1 0–1 3–5 0–1
ResultsEdit

Non competitive matchesEdit

StaffEdit

ManagementEdit

AdministrationEdit

  • President: Valeriu Argăseală
  • Vicepresident: Iulian Ghiorghișor
  • Executive Director: Ovidiu Costeșin
  • Marketing Director: Florin Cioran
  • Press Officer: Cătălin Făiniși

Board RoomEdit

  • Owner: George Becali
  • Vice-Chairman: Teia Sponte
  • Board Room Members: Lucian Becali, Vasile Geambazi
  • Censor: Victor Manole, Mariana Istudor
  • Supplementary Censors: Virgil Laurențiu Găman, Maria Apostoiu
  • Stock Holders: Vasile Geambazi (37%), Constantin Geambazi (30%), Cătălin Ciubotă (26%), Tomaida Bădescu (4%), Marius Ianuli (3%)

Youth Centre StaffEdit

  • General Manager: Leonard Strizu
  • Coordinator: Gigel Gheorghe
  • Physiotherapist: George Mărculescu
  • Fitness Coach: Ciprian Prună

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Media de spectatori in sezonul 2008-2009" (in Romanian). Steaua. Retrieved 29 May 2009.