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Ferar Cluj (Hungarian: Kolozsvári Vasas) was a football club from Kolozsvár/Cluj that played both in the Hungarian and the Romanian Championship.

Ferar Cluj
Full nameFerar Cluj / Kolozsvári Vasas
Short nameFerar / Vasas
Founded1907 as Kolozsvári Atlétikai Club (Club Atletic Cluj)
Dissolved1948

HistoryEdit

Founded in 1907 as Kolozsvári Atlétikai Club, the team first entered the Hungarian league. After the World War I, the city of Kolozsvár/Cluj became part of Romania, and from this time it participated in the Romanian league system.

The club played in the Romanian regional championship until 1934 when it was promoted to Divizia B. It spent 2 season here until its 1938 relegation.

During World War II, the club played in the Hungarian National Championship and finished 3rd in the 1943–44 season. Some players used were Márki – Vass, Pál – Balint, Reinhardt, Szaniszló II – Fábián I, I. Kovács, L. Bonyhádi, Fülöp, and Incze II. In 1945, Ferar changed its name to Ferar KMSE, having in its midst a number of valuable players including Márki, Szoboszlay, Vass, Demeter, Szaniszló II, Fülöp, I. Petschovsky, Mészáros, Kovács V, Kovács IV, Pál, Reinhardt, Fábián I, L. Bonyhádi, and Blejan.

At the first posbelic season, 1946–47, under the name of Ferar, a number of players were added: Boldizsár, Farmati, Börzsey, Fuzer, Váczi, and Fernbach.

In 1948, the club merged with CFR Cluj and disappeared from all records.

HonoursEdit

Liga I:

Hungarian National Championship I:

Hungarian Cup:

Domestic recordEdit

KeyEdit

Champions Runners-up Third place Promoted Relegated

The players in bold were the top goalscorers in the division.

SeasonsEdit

Season League Cup European Cup Other Top Goalscorer(s) Notes Name[1]
Division Pos P W D L GF GA Pts Name Goals
Hungarian Football Championship[2] Kolozsvári Atlétikai Club
/ Clubul Atletic Cluj
1907–08 District 2nd 4 3 0 1 15 5 6  –
1908–09 2nd 8 5 1 2 16 12 11  –
1909–10 Not involved in any competitions
1910–11 Ch. Tr. 3rd 4 0 0 4 1 7 0  –
1911–12 2nd 6 4 0 2 8  –
1912–13 3rd 12 7 1 4 15  –
1913–14 1st 20 35  – Championship discontinued
1914–18 Not involved in any competitions due to World War I. In 1918, Transylvania is united with Romania.
1918–19 District 6  –
1919–20  –
1920–21  –
Romanian Football Championship CA Cluj
1921–22 District 7  –
1922–23  –
1923–24  –
1924–25 14  –
1925–26 18  –
1926–27 10  –
1927–28  –
1928–29  –
1929–30  –
1930–31  –
1931–32  –
1932–33  – Foundation of the Romanian Football
League system
1933–34 p
1934–35 Div B 7th 14 4 1 9 18 30 9 p
1935–36 5th 14 5 2 7 21 28 12 p
1936–37 Div C 3rd 10 2 7 1 15 12 11 p
1937–38 3rd 16 9 4 3 39 19 22 p
1938–39 p
1939–40 p
1940–41  –  –  –  –  –  –  –  –  –  – Retired due to Second Vienna Award
Hungarian Football Championship[2] Kolozsvári Atlétikai Club
1940–41 Nem II 3rd 10 4 1 5 29 27 9 p
1941–42 Nem I 13th 30 8 6 16 51 78 22 p
1942–43 10th 30 11 4 15 60 70 26 p
1943–44 3rd 30 15 6 9 54 45 36 F
1944–45 8th 3 1 2 0 5 3 4  –  –  – Retired – Vienna Award nullified
Romanian Football Championship Ferar Cluj
1945–46 District 1st  –
1946–47 Div A 6th 26 13 4 9 44 29 30  –   Gheorghe Váczi 19
1947–48 14th 15 3 4 8 21 33 10 R16   Anton Fernbach-Ferenczi 15 Merged with CFR Cluj during the Season

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