Adrian Popa

Date of birth24 July 1988
Place of birthBucharest
NationalityRomanian
Weight70 kg
Height1.70 m
PositionMidfielder

Adrian Popa joined Reading in January 2017 with a contract to June 2020.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
FC Politehnica Timișoara 01 Jul 2005 01 Jul 2009
CS Buftea 01 Aug 2008 31 Dec 2008 L
FC Gloria Buzău 01 Jan 2009 31 May 2009 L
FC Universitatea Cluj 01 Jul 2009 30 Jun 2010
Concordia Chiajna 01 Jul 2010 14 Aug 2012
Steaua București 14 Aug 2012 30 Jan 2017
Reading 30 Jan 2017
Al-Taawoun 29 Jan 2018 31 May 2018 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2012-13 Steaua București UEFA Europa League 10
1
1
1
2013-14 Steaua București UEFA Champions League 11
2
2015-16 Steaua București UEFA Champions League 4
1
2016-17 Reading League Championship 4
4
1
2016-17 Steaua București UEFA Champions League 1
1
2017-18 Reading Football League Trophy 1
2
2017-18 Reading League Championship 3
3
2017-18 Reading League Cup 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
23 Aug 2012 FK Ekranas v Steaua Bucuresti W 0-2 UEFA Europa League Play-off 1st leg
30 Aug 2012 Steaua Bucuresti v FK Ekranas W 3-0
Agg: 5-0
UEFA Europa League Play-off 2nd leg
20 Sep 2012 VfB Stuttgart v Steaua Bucuresti D 2-2 UEFA Europa League Group E
04 Oct 2012 Steaua Bucuresti v FC Kobenhavn W 1-0 UEFA Europa League Group E
25 Oct 2012 Steaua Bucuresti v Molde W 2-0 UEFA Europa League Group E
22 Nov 2012 Steaua Bucuresti v VfB Stuttgart L 1-5 UEFA Europa League Group E
06 Dec 2012 FC Kobenhavn v Steaua Bucuresti D 1-1 UEFA Europa League Group E
14 Feb 2013 Ajax v Steaua Bucuresti L 2-0 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg
21 Feb 2013 Steaua Bucuresti v Ajax W 2-0
Agg: 2-2 (4-2)
UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd leg
07 Mar 2013 Steaua Bucuresti v Chelsea W 1-0 UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st leg
14 Mar 2013 Chelsea v Steaua Bucuresti L 3-1
Agg: 3-2
UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd leg
16 Jul 2013 Steaua Bucuresti v FK Vardar Skopje W 3-0 UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
23 Jul 2013 FK Vardar Skopje v Steaua Bucuresti W 1-2
Agg: 1-5
UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
30 Jul 2013 Dinamo Tbilisi v Steaua Bucuresti W 0-2 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
06 Aug 2013 Steaua Bucuresti v Dinamo Tbilisi D 1-1
Agg: 3-1
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
21 Aug 2013 Steaua Bucuresti v Legia Warszawa D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Play-off 1st leg
27 Aug 2013 Legia Warszawa v Steaua Bucuresti D 2-2
Agg: 3-3
UEFA Champions League Play-off 2nd leg
18 Sep 2013 Schalke 04 v Steaua Bucuresti L 3-0 UEFA Champions League Group E
01 Oct 2013 Steaua Bucuresti v Chelsea L 0-4 UEFA Champions League Group E
22 Oct 2013 Steaua Bucuresti v FC Basel D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group E
06 Nov 2013 FC Basel v Steaua Bucuresti D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group E
26 Nov 2013 Steaua Bucuresti v Schalke 04 D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group E
14 Jul 2015 AS Trencin v Steaua Bucuresti W 0-2 UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
22 Jul 2015 Steaua Bucuresti v AS Trencin L 2-3
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
29 Jul 2015 Steaua Bucuresti v Partizan Belgrade D 1-1 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
05 Aug 2015 Partizan Belgrade v Steaua Bucuresti L 4-2
Agg: 5-3
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
16 Aug 2016 Steaua Bucuresti v Manchester City L 0-5 UEFA Champions League Play-off 1st leg
24 Aug 2016 Manchester City v Steaua Bucuresti L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Play-off 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2013-14 Romania FIFA World Cup
2
2014-15 Romania International Friendly
1
2014-15 Romania UEFA European Championship 1
2015-16 Romania International Friendly 3
1
1
1
2015-16 Romania UEFA European Championship 4
2
2
2016-17 Romania FIFA World Cup 3
1
2
2016-17 Romania International Friendly
1
2017-18 Romania FIFA World Cup
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
16 Oct 2012 Romania v Netherlands L 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
26 Mar 2013 Netherlands v Romania L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
06 Sep 2013 Romania v Hungary W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
10 Sep 2013 Romania v Turkey L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
18 Nov 2014 Romania v Denmark W 2-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2015 Romania v Faroe Islands W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
04 Sep 2015 Hungary v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
07 Sep 2015 Romania v Greece D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
08 Oct 2015 Romania v Finland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
11 Oct 2015 Faroe Islands v Romania W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
27 Mar 2016 Romania v Spain D 0-0 International Friendly
25 May 2016 Congo DR v Romania D 1-1 International Friendly
29 May 2016 Romania v Ukraine L 3-4 International Friendly
03 Jun 2016 Romania v Georgia W 5-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 2016 France v Romania L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
19 Jun 2016 Romania v Albania L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
04 Sep 2016 Romania v Montenegro D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
08 Oct 2016 Armenia v Romania W 0-5 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
11 Oct 2016 Kazakhstan v Romania D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
11 Nov 2016 Romania v Poland L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
15 Nov 2016 Russia v Romania L 1-0 International Friendly
01 Sep 2017 Romania v Armenia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group E


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.