László Fekete (footballer)

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The native form of this personal name is Fekete László. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
László Fekete
Personal information
Date of birth (1954-04-14)14 April 1954
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Date of death 4 March 2014(2014-03-04) (aged 59)
Place of death Budapest, Hungary
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1982 Újpest Dózsa 202 (126)
1982–1983 Volán Budapest
1983–1984 Újpest Dózsa 31 (10)
1985 Sturm Graz 11 (2)
1985–1986 Komlói Bányász
National team
1974–1979 Hungary 21 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 March 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 March 2014

László Fekete (14 April 1954 – 4 March 2014) was a Hungarian footballer of the 1970s and 1980s.

From 1974 to 1979 he made 21 appearances and scored 5 goals for the Hungarian National Football Team. He was the top scorer of the Hungarian league in 1978/79 with 31 goals, which meant that he received the Silver boot for being the second highest scoring player in Europe. He played as a striker.

Club career[edit]

He played for Újpesti Dózsa, Sturm Graz, Volán FC and Komlói Bányász. He was born in Budapest.

International career[edit]

Fekete made his debut for Hungary in a March 1974 friendly match against Bulgaria and had earned a total of 21 caps, scoring 5 goals. His final international was an October 1979 friendly match against the United States.[1]


He died on 4 March 2014 of natural causes, aged 59.[2]


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