2010–11 Liga I

The League 1 2010/11 was the 73rd season in the history of the highest Romanian football league. It began on 23 July 2010 and ended on May 21, 2011. Between mid- December to end of February rested the game operation ( winter break ). Champion for the first time Oţelul Galaţi. Sporting FC Universitatea Craiova were relegated, FC Victoria Brăneşti and Unirea Urziceni. The last placed Sportul Studenţesc was allowed to keep his place in the League 1 after FC Timisoara and Gloria Bistrita due to their debt situation received a license for the following season and were placed in the Liga II.


The League 1 played with 18 teams. Subject to the withdrawal of licenses from other teams got four last-place teams from the Liga II, ascended from the four teams ( the top two from each of the two seasons ). For a victory, there were three points for a draw and one point for a loss no points. If two or more teams finish the season were tied, decided not goal difference, but a direct comparison.



After the season

Relegated to the Liga II

FC Victoria Brăneşti played as the only sporting relegated the following season in the league FC Universitatea Craiova II was excluded from the Romanian Football Federation because of unresolved legal issues. Unirea Urziceni withdrew from all competitions, which were organized by the Romanian Association. FC Timisoara and Gloria Bistrita received a license for the League 1 and were allowed to compete only in the Liga II. This left Sportul Studenţesc within the League 1

Up in the League 1

Piatra Neamt Ceahlăul, Petrolul Ploiesti, CS Concordia Chiajna, CS Mioveni, CSU Sibiu vointa. The athletic team FC Bihor Oradea received a license for the League 1 and was replaced by CSU Sibiu vointa which prevailed in two hastily called relegation matches against SAGEATA Năvodari.

The champion team of Otelul Galati

  • Goal: Cristian Branet (1 / -), Branko Grahovac (32 / -)
  • Defense: Sergiu Costin (31 /1), Samuel Cojoc (7 / - ), Milan Perendija (23 / -), Laurentiu Petean (6 / -), Cornel Râpă (33 /1), Adrian Sălăgeanu (29/ 1), Cristian Sarghi (16 /2)
  • Midfielders: Liviu Antal (28/ 7), Laurentiu Buş ( 9/1), Ioan Filip (11 / -), Gabriel Giurgiu ( 28/4 ), Silviu Ilie ( 29/2 ), Laurentiu Iorga (28/ 3), Ionut Neagu (26 / -), Razvan Ochiroşii (15 / -), Gabriel Paraschiv (25/ 6), Gabriel Viglianti (25/ 3)
  • Forward: Csaba Borbely ( 8/1 ), Robert Elek ( 2 / - ), John Ike Ibeh ( 9/1), Marius Pena (28 /8), Branislav Punoševac ( 9/2)
  • Coach: Dorinel Munteanu

Most successful goal scorers