Tibor Nyilasi

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Tibor Nyilasi
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-01-18) 18 January 1955 (age 59)
Place of birth Várpalota, Hungary
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
0000–1972 Úttörőstadion SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1983 Ferencvárosi TC 243 (132)
1983–1988 Austria Wien 120 (81)
Total 363 (213)
National team
1975–1985 Hungary 70 (32)
Teams managed
1990–1994 Ferencvárosi TC
1997–1999 Ferencvárosi TC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Tibor Nyilasi (born 18 January 1955 in Várpalota, Hungary) is a retired Hungarian football player and manager. He signed with Ferencvaros in 1972 and played there until transferring to Austria Vienna in 1983. For the Hungarian National Football Team he made 70 appearances from 1975 to 1985, scoring 32 goals.[1] He played in the 1978 FIFA World Cup (where he was famously sent off against Argentina) and the 1982 FIFA World Cup.[2] After he retired as a player he was manager of Ferencvaros. He has more recently also worked for the Hungarian Football Federation and is regularly appearing as a pundit on the Hungarian sports channel 'Sport TV'.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Hungary Ferencvárosi TC

Austria Austria Wien

Individual[edit]

  • Hungary Hungarian Top Goalscorer: 1981
  • Austria Austrian Top Goalscorer: 1984
  • Europe European Silver Boot: 1981

Manager[edit]

Hungary Ferencvárosi TC

Sources[edit]

  • Ki kicsoda a magyar sportéletben?, II. kötet (I–R). Szekszárd, Babits Kiadó, 1995, p. 395., ISBN 963-495-011-6
  • Nagy Béla: Fradisták (Sportpropaganda, 1981) ISBN 963-7542-44-2
  • Nagy Béla: Fradi futballkönyv (Sportpropaganda, 1985) ISBN 963-7543-04-X
  • Rejtő László–Lukács László–Szepesi György: Felejthetetlen 90 percek (Sportkiadó, 1977) ISBN 963-253-501-4
  • Hoppe Pál – Szabó Ferenc: A Nyíl (Budapest, 1984)
  • Nagy Béla: Nyilasi album (Budapest, 2003) ISBN 96360024316
  • His stats at Austria Wien

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