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Eugen Trică

Eugen Trică
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-08-05) 5 August 1976
Place of birth Teslui, Dolj, Romania
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Metalul Reșița (manager)
Youth career
1988–1994 Universitatea Craiova
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 Universitatea Craiova 91 (14)
1998–2003 Steaua București 130 (21)
2003–2005 Litex Lovech 54 (22)
2005–2006 Maccabi Tel Aviv 10 (1)
2006–2007 CSKA Sofia 34 (17)
2007–2009 CFR Cluj 46 (15)
2009 Anorthosis 12 (2)
2009 CFR Cluj 1 (0)
2009–2010 Universitatea Craiova 16 (2)
2010–2011 Concordia Chiajna 22 (6)
Total 416 (100)
National team
1999–2007 Romania 4 (0)
Teams managed
2012–2013 Juventus București
2013 CFR Cluj
2013–2014 UTA Arad
2014 Juventus București
2015 CFR Cluj
2015– Metalul Reșița

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Eugen Trică (born 5 August 1976) is a Romanian football manager and former footballer who played as a midfielder. He is the head coach of Metalul Reșița.


  • Club career 1
  • International career 2
  • Personal life 3
  • Honours 4
    • Player 4.1
    • Manager 4.2
  • External links 5

Club career

Trică started his career at Universitatea Craiova as a youth, being promoted in the first team in 1995.

He then joined Steaua Bucureşti in 1998, winning the championship in 2001.

Litex Lovech was the third club Trică played for, after being transferred in 2003, then after two years he joined the squad of Maccabi Tel Aviv but after only few months he returned to Bulgaria, this time at PFC CSKA Sofia.

In May 2007, Trică returned to Romania after he could not agree on a contract with CSKA, signing with CFR Cluj. At Cluj he was part of the team that won for the first time in the club's history the championship and the cup in 2008, playing in Champions League.

He moved in 2009 to Cyprus first division at Anorthosis Famagusta FC, just after the team was eliminated from Champions League group stage. However, after the end of the season, he returned to Cluj.

In 25 August 2009, Eugen Trică signed to the first love Universitatea Craiova.

After a year, in August 2010, he joined Concordia Chiajna, a team from the second Romanian division. Trică helped the group promote to Liga I for the first time in history. After a few games in the first division for Concordia, in October 2011, Trică decided to quit.

International career

He was one of the best players of the national U21 team, but has only four caps for Romania.

Personal life

Trică is married to Lorena, daughter of Ilie Balaci, one of the best Romanian football players from the past.




External links

  • Eugen Trică at
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