Gyula Bíró

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Gyula Bíró
Personal information
Full name Gyula Biró
Date of birth 10 May 1890
Place of birth Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 23 January 1961 (age 70)
Place of death Mexico City, Mexico
Playing position Midfielder, Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1905–1916 MTK 135 (17)
National team
1906–1916 Hungary 36 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gyula Bíró (10 May 1890 – 1961) was a Jewish-Hungarian football (soccer) player and manager of Jewish ethnicity.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Bíró spent his career as player playing for MTK Hungária FC, where he made first team debut in 1905 as the age of 15 as midfielder. Later he also played as forward. He retired from football as player at the age of 26 after playing 135 games in the Hungarian League and scoring 17 goals.

International career[edit]

As part of Hungary, Bíró completed at 1912 Olympics.[2][3]

Coaching career[edit]

He started his coaching career with FC Nuremberg in 1920, before moving to Poland in 1923, where he coached Hasmonea Lwów and later the olimpic national team in 1924. From June 1924 until the autumn of 2015 was a coach Warta Poznań. He later returned to Germany as coach of FC Saarbrücken during the 1926-27 season.

Bíró coached FC Baia Mare in Romania in 1930s, before moving to the Spanish squad Atlético Marte. He left Europe before the start of the World War II and went to Mexico. He worked as an engineer too in the places where he lived, and he died at the age of 71 in Mexico.

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Gyula Bíró". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "FIFA Player Statistics: Gyula BIRO". FIFA. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 

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