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Ion Nunweiller (9 January 1936 – 3 February 2015)[1] was a Romanian football defender and manager.

Ion Nunweiller
Ion Nunweiller (1971).jpg
Ion Nunweiller in 1971
Personal information
Date of birth (1936-01-09)9 January 1936
Place of birth Piatra Neamţ, Romania
Date of death 3 February 2015(2015-02-03) (aged 79)
Place of death Pitești, Romania
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1950–1951 Progresul ICAB București
1951–1955 Dinamo București
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1968 Dinamo București 252 (19)
1968–1970 Fenerbahçe 57 (6)
1970–1972 Dinamo București 35 (0)
National team
1958–1967 Romania 40 (0)
Teams managed
1972–1979 Dinamo București
1979–1981 Romania U21
1981–1983 Gloria Bistrița
1984–1985 Corvinul Hunedoara
1985–1986 Victoria București
1986–1989 Flacăra Moreni
1990 Argeș Pitești
1990–1991 Bursaspor
1991–1992 Argeș Pitești (technical director)
1992–1993 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț
1996–1998 Romania (women)
1998–1999 FC Baia Mare
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He came from a family with six brothers, the oldest one of them, Constantin was a water polo player and the other five: Dumitru, Lică, Victor, Radu and Eduard were footballers, each of them having at least one spell at Dinamo Bucureşti, they are the reason why the club's nickname is "Red dogs".[2][3]




Dinamo București


Dinamo București
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț


  1. ^ 'Red Dog' Nunweiller mourned in Romania
  2. ^ "Fata primului "câine roșu", cele mai frumoase povești despre Lică Nunweiller și un îndemn pentru ultima etapă: "Tata v-ar fi zis să fiți Un suflet!"" [The girl of the first "red dog", the most beautiful stories about Lica Nunweiller, and an exhortation for the last stage: "Dad would have said be A Soul!"] (in Romanian). Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Destinul fratilor Nunweiller, cei care au dat numele de "cainii-rosii". "Nevestele ne-au indepartat"" [The Destiny of the Nunweiller Brothers, who gave the name of "Red Dogs". "The wives separated us"] (in Romanian). Retrieved 4 October 2017.

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