Lajos Tichy

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Lajos Tichy
Lajos Tichy 1978.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1935-03-21)21 March 1935
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Date of death 6 January 1999(1999-01-06) (aged 63)
Place of death Budapest, Hungary
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1971 Budapest Honvéd FC 320 (244)
National team
1955–1971 Hungary 72 (51)
Teams managed
1976–1982 Budapest Honvéd FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Lajos Tichy (21 March 1935 – 6 January 1999) was a Hungarian footballer. He played for the club Budapest Honvéd FC, scoring 247 goals in 320 league games. He also scored 51 goals in 72 internationals for the Hungary national football team, including four in the 1958 FIFA World Cup and three in the 1962 FIFA World Cup. He later became coach of the Honved youth team and from 1976 to 1982, he ultimately coached the first time, helping win the first Hungarian championship in 25 years in 1980. The "Nations Bomber" died in 1999 aged 63.

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hungary League Hungarian Cup League Cup Europe Total
1956 Honved Budapest National Championship I 15 12
1957 0 0
1957-58 0 0
1958-59 22 15
1959-60 25 26
1960-61 25 21
1961-62 23 23
1962-63 20 20
1963 12 13
1964 25 28
1965 20 20
1966 15 8
1967 12 7
1968 7 0
1969 16 3
1970 0 0
1970-71 21 11
Total Hungary 258 207
Career total 258 207

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