Dezső Novák

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The native form of this personal name is Novák Dezső. This article uses the Western name order.
Dezső Novák
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Personal information
Date of birth (1939-02-03)3 February 1939
Place of birth Ják, Hungary
Date of death 26 February 2014(2014-02-26) (aged 75)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955 Szombathelyi Postás
1956–1961 Szombathelyi Haladás
1961–1972 Ferencváros
National team
1959–1968 Hungary 9 (3)
Teams managed
1973 Ferencváros
1976–1980 Dunaújvárosi Kohász
1980–1983 Ferencváros
1984–1985 Bajai SC
1985–1986 Volán SC
1987–1988 Szombathelyi Haladás
1994–1996 Ferencváros
1997 Al-Ittihad
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Hungary
Men's football
Bronze 1960 Rome Team Competition
Gold 1964 Tokyo Team Competition
Gold 1968 Mexico City Team Competition

Dezső Novák (3 February 1939 – 26 February 2014) was a Hungarian footballer.

During his club career he played for Ferencvárosi TC. For the Hungary national football team, he participated in the 1964 European Nations' Cup. In three Olympic Games, he also won two gold medals in 1964 and 1968, and a bronze medal in 1960.

Later he served as the head coach of Ferencvaros in 1973.

In 2004, he received the Hungarian Order of Merit Officer's Cross.[1]

Novák died on 26 February 2014, at the age of 75.[1]

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