Gyula Polgár

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Gyula Polgár
Personal information
Full name Gyula Polgár
Date of birth (1912-02-08)February 8, 1912
Place of birth Hungary
Date of death June 26, 1992(1992-06-26) (aged 80)
Playing position Midfielder
National team

Gyula Polgár (8 February 1912[1][2] – 26[3] June 1992) was a footballer who played for the Hungarian national team, and was in the Hungarian squad for both the 1934 and 1938 World Cups. He did not play in the 1934 tournament,[2] but in 1938 he played in the final, having not competed in any of the earlier fixtures in the tournament.[4]

At the time of the 1938 tournament he was playing his club football with Ferencváros TC.[5]

After the 1938 World Cup, he played in a friendly for Hungary against Scotland on 7 December 1938.[6] In total he made 26 appearances for Hungary between 1932 and 1942, and scored two goals.[3]

He later worked as a coach in Australia.[7]