FC Petrolul Ploiești

association football club in Romania

Fotbal Club Petrolul Ploiești (Romanian pronunciation: [peˈtrolul ploˈjeʃtʲ]), commonly known as Petrolul Ploiești, or simply as Petrolul, is a Romanian professional football club based in Ploiești, Prahova County. They play in the Liga II.

Petrolul Ploiești
Full nameFotbal Club Petrolul Ploiești
Nickname(s)
  • Petroliștii (The Oilmen)
  • Găzarii (The Oilmen)
  • Galben-albaștrii (The Yellow and Blues)
  • Lupii galbeni (The Yellow Wolves)
Short namePetrolul
Founded
  • 31 December 1924; 96 years ago (31 December 1924)
    as FC Juventus București
GroundIlie Oană
Capacity15,073
OwnersFC Petrolul (Veolia & FC Petrolul Ploiești Supporters Associations)
ChairmanCostel Lazăr
ManagerCostel Enache
LeagueLiga II
2018–19Liga II, 4th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Petrolul's traditional rival is Rapid București. Petrolul has a mild rivalry with Astra Giurgiu.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Fanii Petrolului jigniţi dur de Ioan Niculae! Patronul Astrei se ia şi de clubul din Ploieşti: "Nu are nici un palmares"" [Petrolul's fans, insulted by Ioan Niculae! He also talks about the club from Ploiești]. Gazeta Sporturilor (in Romanian). 16 April 2014.

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