Sandro Puppo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sandro Puppo
Personal information
Date of birth (1918-01-28)28 January 1918
Place of birth Piacenza, Italy
Date of death 16 October 1986(1986-10-16) (aged 68)
Place of death Piacenza, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934–1937 Piacenza 73 (7)
1937–1939 Ambrosiana 8 (0)
1939–1945 Venezia 126 (5)
1945–1946 Piacenza 22 (0)
1946–1947 Venezia 37 (0)
1947–1949 Roma 15 (0)
1949–1950 Thiene
Teams managed
1952–1954 Turkey
1953–1954 Beşiktaş JK
1954–1955 FC Barcelona
1955–1957 Juventus
1960–1961 Beşiktaş JK
1960–1962 Turkey
1965 Turkey
1965–1966 Turkey
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Sandro Puppo (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsandro ˈpuppo]; 28 January 1918 – 16 October 1986) was an Italian football (soccer) player and manager born in Piacenza, who played as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

During his playing days, Puppo played for Italian clubs Piacenza, Ambrosiana,[1][2] Venezia and A.S. Roma in the 1930s and 1940s.[3]

International career[edit]

At international level, Puppo was a member of the Italy national football team that won a gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympic football tournament.

Managerial career[edit]

Later he became a coach and managed the Turkey national football team in the 1954 FIFA World Cup, and went on to manage teams such as Barcelona, Juventus and Beşiktaş.


  1. ^
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2009-05-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-19. Retrieved 2009-05-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)