Oscar Hold

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Oscar Hold
Personal information
Date of birth (1918-10-19)19 October 1918
Place of birth Carlton, England
Date of death 11 October 2005(2005-10-11) (aged 86)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1939 Barnsley
1946–1947 Aldershot 14 (3)
1946–1949 Norwich City 44 (18)
1948–1949 Notts County 19 (9)
1949–1950 Chelmsford City
1949–1951 Everton 22 (5)
1951–1953 Queens Park Rangers 5 (1)
Teams managed
1962–1964 Doncaster Rovers
1964–1965 Fenerbahçe
1965–1967 Ankara Demirspor
1967–1969 Al-Ahli (Jeddah)
1973–1974 Apollon Limassol
1975–1976 Göztepe
1983–1984 Apollon Limassol
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Oscar Hold (19 October 1918 – 11 October 2005), former footballer and manager, was born in Carlton, near Leeds, England. Hold played for Everton F.C. and Norwich City F.C..[1] He became manager of Doncaster Rovers in 1962, taking over from Danny Malloy, and also managed Turkish champion Fenerbahçe SK on (1964–65),[2] with whom he won the Turkish League title and Atatürk Cup titles. He later coached a club in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In the seasons 1973–74 and 1983–84, he managed Apollon Limassol.[3] He died in a Sunderland nursing home of bladder cancer in 2005.[citation needed]