Andy Racz

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Andy Racz
Personal information
Full name Andras Racz
Date of birth 04-12-1932
Place of birth Hungary
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1964 Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals
1963 → New York (loan)
National team
1964 United States 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Andy Racz (Ukrainian: Андрій Рач) was a Hungarian born player that came to the American league as a soccer player who earned one cap with the U.S. national team and played six seasons in the American Soccer League and one season in the International Soccer League.

Professional[edit]

Racz' entire professional career, which ran from 1957 to 1964, with the Philadelphia Ukrainians of the American Soccer League. He was the 1960 league MVP.[1] The Ukrainian Nationals also won the 1960, 1961 and 1963 National Challenge Cup.[2] In the summer of 1963, Racz played a single season for New York in the International Soccer League, an exhibition league composed of guest teams from Europe and a team of U.S. All Stars.[3] On the completion of the ISL season, Racz returned to Philadelphia where he played with the Ukrainians through the 1963-1964 ASL season.[4]

National team[edit]

Racz earned one cap with the U.S. national team in a 10-0 loss to England on May 27, 1964. [5]

He was inducted into the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame in 1990.[6]

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