Ilie Datcu

Ilie Datcu

Ilie Datcu
Personal information
Date of birth (1937-07-20) 20 July 1937 (age 76)
Place of birthŢapu, Sibiu, Romania
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Senior career*
1961-1969Dinamo Bucureşti166(0)
National team
Teams managed
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ilie Datcu (born 20 July 1937 in Țapu Sibiu County) is a Romanian former football goalkeeper and manager.

Datcu most notable played for Dinamo Bucharest in Romania and Fenerbahçe in Turkey. He played between 1969-75 in Fenerbahçe squad a total of 220 matches. He won 2 Turkish Football League Championships. After his retirement as a player, Datcu become a coach and was active in Turkey. He discovered Turkish international goalkeeper, Rüştü Reçber whom he coached. During 2002, he worked with former Dinamo Bucharest teammate Mircea Lucescu, who appointed him as goalkeeping coach at Beşiktaş.

He also has Turkish citizenship since 1978 with the name 'İlyas Datça and is now living in Bodrum.

Club career

  • Constructorul Bucureşti (1950–1954)
  • Metalul Câmpina (1955)
  • Progresul Bucureşti (1956)
  • Pompierul Bucureşti (1958–1959)
  • Dinamo Obor Bucureşti (1959–1961)
  • Dinamo Bucureşti (1961–1969)
  • Fenerbahçe (1969–1975)
  • Giresunspor (1975–1976)

Teams managed

  • Fenerbahçe
  • Vefa
  • Türkiyemspor Berlin
  • Göztepe
  • Fatih Karagümrük
  • Denizlispor
  • Kartalspor
  • Diyarbakırspor
  • Bakırköyspor
  • PTT (1988-1989) now, Türk Telekomspor
  • Eskişehirspor
  • Türk Telekomspor
  • Gaziosmanpaşaspor
  • Kütahyaspor

Club honours

Dinamo Bucureşti

External links

  • FIFA competition record
  • Ilie Datcu at
  • profile
  • Ilie Datcu career stats in Turkey at

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