István Pisont

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István Pisont
Pisont István 2011.jpg
Personal information
Full name István Pisont
Date of birth (1970-05-16) 16 May 1970 (age 48)
Place of birth Orosháza, Hungary
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Gadoros FC
FC Szarvas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1995 Budapest Honved 147 (21)
1995 R. Charleroi S.C. 18 (1)
1995–1998 Beitar Jerusalem F.C. 69 (26)
1998–1999 Eintracht Frankfurt 17 (0)
1999–2002 Hapoel Tel Aviv 88 (11)
2002–2003 F.C. Ashdod 7 (0)
2003 Bnei Yehuda 16 (1)
2003–2004 MTK Hungaria FC 21 (2)
2004–2005 Vecses FC ?? (?)
2005–2008 Vecses FC 40 (2)
National team
1991–1999 Hungary 31 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

István Pisont (born 16 May 1970) is a Hungarian football player. He is currently the coach of the Hungarian national U-17 team.[1]


Pisont started his professional career in the Hungarian League with Budapest Honved. After a few years spent with the Budapest side, he decided to move on to the Belgium League where he sighed for R. Charleroi S.C. in the 1994/1995 season. After spending one season in Belgium, he shifted to Israel where he played for Beitar Jerusalem F.C. in the season 1995/1996.

In the season 1995/96, Pisont decided to join the Israeli team of Beitar Jerusalem F.C.where he scored 6 goals in the first season itself.[2] In the season 1996/97, he scored 5 goals for Beitar Jerusalem F.C.[3] and in the season 1997/98, he improved his performance by scoring 15 goals.[4]

In the season 1998/1999 he was offered a place in the Eintracht Frankfurt team[5] after having shown an impressive goal scoring capabilities in his last year at Beitar Jerusalem F.C.. However, after one year only, he returned to Israel where this time he played for Hapoel Tel Aviv from the 1999/2000 season to the 2001/2002 season.

In 2002, Pisont was a star of the Hapoel Tel Aviv team that was the first Israeli team to reach the quarter final of the UEFA Cup.[citation needed]

In 2003, he left Bnei Yehuda to join MTK Hungaria FC on a free transfer for one year.

His last match 21 April 2004 against DVSC.[6] Since then he is the coach of Vecsés.[1]

Career honours[edit]

Budapest Honved

Beitar Jerusalem

Hapoel Tel Aviv


  1. ^ a b "Pisont gólt lőne a braziloknak (Pisont would score a goal to the Brazilian team)" (in Hungarian). futball-adattá Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Israel 1995/1996". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  3. ^ "Israel 1996/1997". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  4. ^ "Israel 1997/1998". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  5. ^ "Istvan Pisont" (in German). Eintracht Frankfurt. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  6. ^ "Pisont István" (in Hungarian). futball-adattá Retrieved 2010-01-25. 

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