Bela Palfi

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Béla Pálfi
Personal information
Full name Béla Pálfi
Date of birth 16 February 1923
Place of birth Bečkerek, Kingdom of SCS
Date of death September 9, 1995(1995-09-09) (aged 72)
Place of death Zrenjanin, FR Yugoslavia
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1938–1941 AK Vojvodina Zrenjanin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1941–1945 NAK Novi Sad
1945–1946 Spartak Subotica
1946–1948 Partizan 30 (5)
1948 Spartak Subotica 5 (2)
1948–1953 Red Star Belgrade 73 (5)
1953–1954 Spartak Subotica 24 (7)
National team
1948–1951 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3 (0)
Teams managed
1959–1963 Sloboda Tuzla
1963–1966 Aris Thessaloniki
1969 Proleter Zrenjanin
Radnički Kragujevac
Panachaiki
1978–1979 Egaleo
1981–1983 Priština
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Béla Pálfi (Serbian: Bela Palfi, Бeлa Пaлфи; 16 February 1923 – 9 September 1995) was a Serbian footballer of Hungarian ethnicity who was part of Yugoslavia national football team at the 1950 FIFA World Cup. He later became a manager. With Partizan he won national championship (1947) and Yugoslav cup (1947). With Red Star he won 2 national championships (1951, 1953) and 3 Yugoslav cups (1948, 1949, 1950).

He played with NAK Novi Sad during Second World War when the club competed as Újvideki AC in the Hungarian championship.[1]


He started his coaching career in Zrenjanin, then he coached FK Sloboda Tuzla in their first seasons in the Yugoslav First League (1959–60 and 1962–63), then he worked in Greece, later took charge of FK Proleter Zrenjanin in the First League in 1969 and also coached FK Priština.[2] when the club accomplished promotion for the first time to the Yugoslav First League.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nincs új a nap alatt at Magyar Szo online, 1-12-2005, retrieved 4-1-2014 (Hungarian)
  2. ^ http://www.prishtinafc.com/fcp/site/index.php?p=3&id=8&lng=1
  3. ^ Treneri - Razvoj at FSG Zrenjanin, retrieved 10-9-2014 (Serbian)

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