Viktor Löwenfeld

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Viktor Löwenfeld
Personal information
Full name Viktor Löwenfeld (alt. Victor Löwenfelt)
Date of birth 10 May 1889
Place of birth Prague, Austria,[1] Austria-Hungary
Playing position Defender[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1909–1911 Vienna Cricket&FC[2]
1911–1919 Wiener Amateur Sportverein[2]
1920–1922 Concordia Zagreb
National team
1909–1918 Austria 4[1] (0)
Teams managed
192x–192x Concordia Zagreb
1928–1930 Belgium[3]
1930–1932 Antwerp FC[2]
1936–1938 Antwerp FC[2]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Viktor Löwenfeld (born 1 May 1889), also spelled Victor Löwenfelt, was a former defending Austrian football player and trainer. He played in Austrian(-Hungarian) clubs, appeared as international and managed Belgian teams among which the Belgium national football team.

Player career[edit]

Löwenfeld played in the defence of Austrian clubs between 1909 and 1918 at the time he was selected for the Austrian football side of Austria-Hungary. One of the clubs was Wiener Amateur Sportverein, the current FK Austria Wien. By 1922 he was playing in Yugoslavia in Zagreb.[4][5]

Managerial career[edit]

In 1925 he was coaching HŠK Concordia in Yugoslavia.[6] At the 1928 Summer Olympics, Löwenfeld made his entrance as manager of the Belgian football team. With this team he reached the quarter-finals, and he would keep coaching the team until 1930. In that year he changed the national squad for Antwerp FC, which he led to the Belgian title in his first season as head coach. In total, he was Antwerp's manager during 4 seasons.[2]

Managerial palmares[edit]

Belgium national football team
Place in quarter-finals
Antwerp FC
Winner (1): 1930–31

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Viktor Löwenfeld - national football team player - eu.football.info". eu-football.info. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Viktor Löwenfeld Steckbrief" (in German). weltfussbal.de. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Victor Löwenfelt - national football team player - eu.football.info". eu-football.info. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  4. ^ Graz vs Zagreb match report at austriasoccer.au
  5. ^ Viktor Löwenfeld at Worldfootball
  6. ^ Concordia Zagreb vs Wr. Amateur SV match report at austriasoccer.au