Nicolae Simatoc

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Nicolae Simatoc
Nicolae Simatoc 1950.jpg
Simatoc in 1950
Personal information
Full name Nicolae Simatoc
Date of birth (1920-05-01)1 May 1920[1]
Place of birth Briceni, Kingdom of Romania
Date of death 1 January 1978(1978-01-01) (aged 57)[2]
Place of death Sydney, Australia
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)[3]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1934–1938 Ripensia Timişoara
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1938–1941 Ripensia Timişoara 44 (3)
1941–1942 Carmen Bucureşti (–)
1942–1945 Nagyváradi AC 32 (3)
1945–1947 Carmen Bucureşti 12 (0)
1947–1949 Inter Milan 17 (3)
1949–1950 Brescia 30 (8)
1950 Hungaria FbC Roma (–)
1950–1952 Barcelona 34 (2)
1952–1953 Real Oviedo 5 (0)
National team
1940–1946 Romania 8 (0)
Teams managed
1959–1960 UE Lleida
1960–1961 Sabadell
1962–1963 AEL Limassol
1963–1968 Budepest Sydney
1969–1972 Polonia Western Eagles
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nicolae Simatoc (1 May 1920 – 1 January 1978) was a Romanian association football manager and midfielder who played for a number of clubs throughout Europe, including Ripensia Timişoara and Carmen Bucureşti in Romania, Nagyváradi AC in Hungary, Inter Milan and Brescia in Italy, and Barcelona and Real Oviedo in Spain. After retiring as a player he became a coach, and managed Spanish side UE Lleida between 1959 and 1960, and CE Sabadell FC between 1960 and 1961.[4] He then coached Budapest Sydney and Polonia Western Eagles.[5]

Honours[edit]

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Personal life[edit]

Simatoc was born to Romanian parents in Briceni, present-day Moldova. He was raised Romanian Orthodox by his family. He was also known as Miklós Szegedi while playing in Hungary. Simatoc was married to a Hungarian woman named Etelka Stolárcsik, with whom he had two sons. One of them, Silvio, born in 1950, had followed his father's footsteps and played in lower leagues in Spain and Australia.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nicolae Simatoc | National Football Teams. National-soccer-teams.com. Retrieved on 29 May 2017.
  2. ^ Loading. Fotbal.md (17 May 2012). Retrieved on 29 May 2017.
  3. ^ Nazare, Daniel. "Nicolae Simatoc, primul român care a jucat la Inter". Adevărul. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ Edición del Wednesday 20 February 1963, Página 3 – Hemeroteca – MundoDeportivo.com. Hemeroteca.elmundodeportivo.es (20 February 1963). Retrieved on 29 May 2017.
  6. ^ Nicolae Simatoc at National-Football-Teams.com
  7. ^ [2][dead link]

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