PRO-RECTOR SIMON PESCARI, NEW PRESIDENT OF THE CA

The new President of the Board of Directors of Politehnicii Timișoara is Mr. conf. univ. dr. eng. Simon Pescari. Since spring this year, Mr. Pescari is UPT’s pro-rector in charge of investments, patrimony and sustainable development. He is also supervising work on the state-of-the-art grandstand at the Science Stadium, on which work began in January. Mr. Pescari told us:

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66 YEARS SINCE THE FIRST CUP

Politehnica Timișoara celebrates today the 66th anniversary of winning the first trophy in the club’s history. On July 6, 1958, Știința, as the team was then called, defeated Progresul Bucharest 1-0 in the Romanian Cup final. The competition was called the RPR Cup, and the Bega students’ club was playing in its first final. The match was played at the 23 August stadium in the capital. The only goal of…

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THE LEGENDARY ION V. IONESCU

Last night, at 10 pm, Prof. Ion V. Ionescu, the legendary soccer coach, has gone to the Lord. He turned 88 on May 2. The funeral will take place on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the cemetery in Calea Șagului. God rest your soul, Professor. *** Ion V. Ionescu was born on May 2, 1936, in Rudna (Timis County) (“V.”, to be distinguished from Ion Ionescu, the former striker of…

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44 YEARS AGO, POLI WON THE ROMANIA CUP

On 1 June 1980, Politehnica Timișoara won its second and – so far – its last trophy. Romanian Cup. In the final played at the 23 August stadium in Bucharest, Poli defeated Steaua 2-1 after extra time. That year, Poli would only finish 10th in Division A. Some time ago, Steaua had crushed Poli in the championship, 7-1! The Ghencea Reds had a classy team, which lost the title on…

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FIRST ROUND LOSS, BUT SATURDAY’S A DAY TOO!

The Politehnica Timisoara football team will lose in the first leg of the first round of the promotion play-off to League II. CSC Ghiroda and Giarmata Vii won 2-0 (0-0). In the first half, the guests dominated more. They had scoring chances in min. 5 (Buțu, blocked by Vlaicu at the edge of the box), 6 (Popovici shot, from distance, just wide), 31 (Trandu shot, Murariu concedes corner), 38 (shot…

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