Pál Vinkovics / Varhidi
Date of birth
6 November 1931
Place of birth
1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
1942–1946 Újpesti Törekvés SE
1946–1949 Wolfner SE
1968–1969 Budapesti EAC
Újpest FC (reserve team)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Pál Várhidi (born Pál Vinkovics, in 6 November 1931) was a Hungarian football player and a manager. He played for Újpesti Dózsa as a defender and helped the club win the Hungarian League in 1959/60. He was born in Újpest, Hungary.
Between 1954 and 1957 Várhidi played 10 times for
Hungary. The fringe member of the also took part in the Mighty Magyars 1954 World Cup but didn't play any games. He is most famous for his participation in the bronze medal winning Hungarian team on the 1960 Summer Olympic Games.
After his playing career, Várhidi became a successful coach, leading
Újpest to 4 championship titles between 1974 and 1980, and the European Cup semi-final in 1974. As a professional player and first division coach he only played and worked for Újpest.
Péter Várhidi was the coach of the Hungarian national team from 2006 to 2008.
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