Koloman Gögh

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Koloman Gögh
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-01-07)7 January 1948
Place of birth Kladno, Czechoslovakia
Date of death 11 November 1995(1995-11-11) (aged 47)
Place of death Gattendorf, Austria
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1956–1963 Družstevník Kolárovo
1963–1967 Spartak Komárno
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1969 Dukla Holešov
1969–1970 Vagónka Poprad
1970–1980 ŠK Slovan Bratislava 225 (3)
1980–1982 VÖEST Linz 59 (0)
1982–1984 DAC Dunajská Streda
National team
1974–1980 Czechoslovakia 55 (1)
Teams managed
1982–1984 DAC Dunajská Streda (playing coach)
1984–1986 ŠK Slovan Bratislava (assistant)
1986–1995 SV Gols (playing coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Koloman Gögh (Hungarian: Gőgh Kálmán; born 7 January 1948, Kladno – 11 November 1995 Gattendorf, Austria) was a professional Czechoslovak[1] footballer.

Gögh was born in Kladno in what is today the Czech Republic, but began playing football in Kolárovo (Slovakia), a city currently with over 80% of Hungarian minority. He played in teams that are currently Slovakian and had ties with the Hungarian minority in Slovakia, there are partially contradicting claims as to whether he was a Slovak or Hungarian player. Most of his career took place in the Czechoslovak state, and because of his ties to all three nations all claims are partially correct.

After that he played for the junior team of Komárno, and fulfilled his national service duties in Dukla Holešov serving as a paratrooper.

After military service, Gögh resumed his football career at Š.K. Slovan Bratislava. He played for Czechoslovakia national football team in 1975 and 1976 when they won the 1976 European Football Championship; in that period he played in 55 matches and scored one goal. Gögh was a participant in the 1980 UEFA European Championship.

Later he worked as coach, returning from a game Gögh died in a car accident.[2] FK Kolárovo named stadium in his honour Štadión Kolomana Gögha.[3]


  1. ^ Koloman GOGH at slovakfutball.com. Last accessed on 15 April 2007
  2. ^ "Zahynul Koloman Gögh" (in Slovak). SME. 13 November 1995. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  3. ^ Photo of Štadión Kolomana Gögha Archived 23 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine

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