Árpád Fekete

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Árpád Fekete
Personal information
Date of birth (1921-03-05)5 March 1921
Place of birth Salgótarján, Hungary
Date of death 26 February 2012(2012-02-26) (aged 90)
Place of death Guadalajara, Mexico
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Carmen Bucureşti
1946–1948 Como 38 (13)
1948–1949 Pro Sesto 25 (14)
1949–1950 SPAL 11 (0)
1950–1951 Cosenza 0 (0)
1951–1952 Messina 15 (6)
1952–1953 Cagliari 2 (0)
Total 91 (33)
Teams managed
1957–1960 Guadalajara
1963 Mexico
1990 Guadalajara
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Árpád Fekete (5 March 1921 – 26 February 2012) was a Hungarian football player and manager.

Career[edit]

Born in Salgótarján, Fekete played as a centre forward in Romania and Italy for Carmen Bucureşti, Como, Pro Sesto, SPAL, Cosenza, Messina and Cagliari.[1]

He later became a football coach in Mexico, managing Guadalajara and the Mexico national team among others.[2] Fekete managed four clubs from Guadalajara, Chivas, CD Oro, Club Atlas and Tecos, and won Liga MX titles with Chivas and Oro.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungarian Players and Coaches in Italy". RSSSF. 
  2. ^ "Arpad Fékete deja de existir" (in Spanish). informador.com.mx. 26 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Falleció don Árpad Fekete" [Mr. Árpád Fekete died] (in Spanish). Esto. 27 February 2012.