Béla Balogh (footballer)

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The native form of this personal name is Balogh Béla. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Béla Balogh
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Balogh playing for Kecskeméti TE in August 2010.
Personal information
Full name Béla Balogh[1]
Date of birth (1984-12-30) 30 December 1984 (age 32)[2]
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary[3]
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[4]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Pécs
Number 6
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2010 MTK 104 (10)
2002–2004 Siófok (loan) 20 (1)
2007–2008 Colchester United (loan) 17 (0)
2008–2009 Real Murcia (loan) 6 (0)
2010–2013 Kecskemét 64 (2)
2013– Pécs 44 (0)
National team
2006–2007 Hungary 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 October 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:12, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

Béla Balogh (born 30 December 1984) is a Hungarian footballer who plays as a defender for Pécsi MFC.

Balogh has represented MTK Hungária, BFC Siófok, Kecskeméti TE and Pécsi MFC in Hungary and has also played for Colchester United in England and Real Murcia in Spain. He has also represented Hungary nine times at full international level.

Career[edit]

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Balogh began his career with MTK Hungária in 2002, being loaned out to BFC Siófok for two seasons between 2002 and 2004. He made over 100 league appearances for MTK between 2002 and 2010.[3]

In August 2007, Balogh signed on loan for English Championship club Colchester United with a view to a permanent move.[5] He returned to MTK after his loan in May 2008[6] having made 17 appearances for the U's.[7] He signed on loan with Spanish club Real Murcia for the 2008–09 season.[3]

In 2010, Balogh signed for Kecskeméti TE. He spent three seasons with the club, making 64 appearances. In 2013, he joined Pécsi MFC.[3]

International statistics[edit]

Between 2006 and 2007, Balogh made nine appearances for the Hungary national football team.[3]

Hungary national team
Year Apps Goals
2006 1 0
2007 8 0
Total 9 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colchester United - Player profile". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 20 March 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Bela Balogh - Football Stats - Soccer Base". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Béla Balogh". National Football Teams. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "FootballSquads - Colchester United - 2007/08". FootballSquads. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Colchester seal deal for Balogh". BBC Sport. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Colchester's clear-out continues". BBC Sport. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "COLCHESTER UNITED:1950/51-1989/90 & 1992/93-2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 

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