Remus Vlad

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Remus Vlad
Remus Vlad and Zoco in 1972.jpg
Remus Vlad (left) and Ignacio Zoco (right) in 1972.
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-01-19) 19 January 1946 (age 77)
Place of birth Cinciș, Romania
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1957–1959 Minerul Teliuc
1960–1966 Metalul Hunedoara
Senior career*
1966–1968 Metalul Hunedoara 13 (0)
1968–1974 Argeș Pitești 175 (4)
1974–1978 Corvinul Hunedoara 44 (0)
International career
1967–1968 Romania U-21 30 (0)
1972–1978 Romania 3 (0)
Managerial career
1982–1983 Corvinul Hunedoara
1983–1985 Universitatea Cluj
1985–1988 Universitatea Cluj
1990–1992 Gloria Bistrița
1992–1993 Universitatea Cluj
1994 Gloria Bistrița
1995 Dinamo București
1996–1997 Gloria Bistrița
2002–2004 Gloria Bistrița
2014 Gloria Bistrița (technical director)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 1 March 2018
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 1 March 2018

Remus Vlad (born 19 January 1946) is a Romanian former professional footballer and manager. Vlad played as a defender. [1]


Club career

Corvinul Hunedoara

Born in Cinciș, Hunedoara County (now, a village under water), Remus Vlad started his career at Corvinul Hunedoara, named Metalul at that time, the most representative club of the county in that period. After two seasons at senior level Vlad transferred to Argeș Pitești.

FC Argeș Pitești

At Pitești Remus Vlad played in 175 matches and scored 4 goals for the golden team of FC Argeș, a team full of great players in the history of the Romanian football, not just of the white and violet club, such as: "Bebe" Barbu, Marcel Pigulea or Nicolae Dobrin, being the captain of the squad. That team of FC Argeș won the first Liga I title in the history of the club and won in the 1972–73 European Cup against Real Madrid. [2]

Corvinul Hunedoara

After a great period at Pitești, both for Vlad and for FC Argeș, he returned to Corvinul when he played another 4 years for the team that formed him as a player. At The Ravens Vlad was coached by Mircea Lucescu and played along with very important players like: Michael Klein or Radu Nunweiller.

International career

Remus Vlad played for Romania in 3 matches between 1972–1973, against Morocco, Peru and Soviet Union. [3]

Manager career

After retirement Vlad became the manager of Corvinul in 1982, immediately after Mircea Lucescu's departure to Dinamo București. Vlad coached one of the best Corvinul and Gloria Bistrița teams, with the last ones playing also in the European Cups. At Corvinul he discovered Mircea Rednic, he also spent an important period at Universitatea Cluj and two halves of seasons at Dinamo București.


Argeș Pitești

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  1. La mulţi ani, Remus Vlad! La 70 de ani, fosta glorie a lui FC Argeş îşi povesteşte viaţa dedicată fotbalului. De la Cinciş, la Madrid şi de la mingea de gumă, la respectul lui Dobrin.. (in Romanian)
  2. Remus Vlad împlinește 71 de ani. (in Romanian)
  3. "Remus Vlad". European Football. Retrieved 27 January 2021.