József Szabó (Hungarian footballer)

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Not to be confused with Yozhef Sabo.
The native form of this personal name is Szabó József. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
József Szabó
Personal information
Date of birth (1896-05-11)11 May 1896
Place of birth Gönyű, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 17 March 1973(1973-03-17) (aged 76)
Playing position Defender/Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1924 Ferencvárosi TC 91 (3)
Szombathelyi Haladás
Nacional
National team
1920–1923 Hungary 6 (0)
Teams managed
1928–1935 Porto
Braga
1937–1945 Sporting CP
1945 Braga
1945–1947 Porto
1947–1948 Olhanense
1948–1949 Portimonense
1949–1950 Oriental
1950–1952 Braga
1952–1953 Atlético
1953–1954 Sporting CP
1955–1956 Caldas
1956–1957 Braga
1957–1958 Leixões
1958–1959 Torrense
1959–1960 Caldas
1960–1961 Braga
1961–1962 Portimonense
1962–1964 Barreirense
Vila Real
Angola
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

József Szabó (11 May 1896 – 17 March 1973), also referred to as Joseph Szabo or José Szabo, was a former Hungarian footballer and football manager. As a player he played for both Ferencvárosi TC and Hungary.[1]

He coached a vast amount of Portuguese teams, including FC Porto,[2] Sporting Clube de Portugal[3] and Sporting Braga.[4]

Managerial honours[edit]

FC Porto
  • Portuguese Liga (1): 1934–35
  • Portuguese Cup (1): 1931–32
  • Porto Championship (6): 1930–31, 1931–32, 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35, 1935–36
Sporting CP
  • Portuguese Liga (4): 1937–38, 1940–41, 1943–44, 1953–54
  • Portuguese Cup (3): 1940–41, 1944–45, 1953–54
  • Lisbon Championship (6): 1937–38, 1938–39, 1940–41, 1941–42, 1942–43, 1944–45
  • Taca Imperio (1): 1943–44

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