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Traore vs Stancu, a few reasons for (not) splashing out a few millions…

November 5, 2010 6 comments

CFR’s Lacina Traore has already been linked with more teams than the number of goals he’ll manage to score before he leaves the club that bought him for 40.000 Euros and won’t even discuss a deal if the negotiations start at 4 million Euros. Steaua’s Bogdan Stancu was a more expensive buy back in 2008, but somehow dribbled his way through Becali’s habit of announcing transfer fees that would make the masses marvel and the potential buyers laugh in disbelief. He’s now cheaper than Traore, less demanded than the Ivorian, but definitely the other option, if you’re looking for a striker with potential and insisting to buy from a strange market, like Romania’s. Or should this be quite the other way around?

Lacina Traore, desperately looking for a way out

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Round 13 – results, scorers, standings and highlights

November 5, 2010 1 comment
  • FC Vaslui – Victoria Branesti 1-0 (Canu 64)

Third consecutive win under Viorel Hizo, who’s as famous not just for his good starts, but also for the way his team loses something along the way. Victoria put up a fight, as always, and it was a nice game to watch, with a good rhythm and some dangerous counters, leading to chances at both ends. Currently struggling in the relegation zone, Ilie Stan’s men will be a handful for most of the teams and that 1-7 defeat suffered in Giulesti was just an accident. I expect this 100% Romanian team to climb towards a more safer zone and all credit should go to a young coach who has done an excellent job in organizing the play so far. Read more…

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