Vilmos Vanczák

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Vilmos Vanczák
Vilmos Vanczák - Lausanne vs Sion 02 may 2012.jpg
Personal information
Full name Vilmos Vanczák
Date of birth (1983-06-20) 20 June 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Miskolc, Hungary
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Full back
Club information
Current team
Puskás Akadémia
Youth career
0000–2000 Diósgyőri VTK
2000–2001 Vasas SC
2001–2002 Újpest FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2007 Újpest FC 91 (4)
2002 → Fóti SE (loan) 17 (2)
2006–2007 Sint-Truiden (loan) 30 (3)
2007–2016 FC Sion 254 (31)
2016– Puskás Akadémia 0 (0)
National team
1998–1999 Hungary U-15 5 (0)
1999–2000 Hungary U-16 9 (0)
2004–2015 Hungary 79 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 July 2016.
The native form of this personal name is Vanczák Vilmos. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Vilmos Vanczák (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈvilmoʃ ˈvɒnt͡saːk]; born 20 June 1983 in Miskolc) is a Hungarian footballer who currently plays as a centre back or full back for Puskás Akadémia.[1]

Club career[edit]

Újpest[edit]

Vanczák started to play football in his hometown's club, Diósgyőri VTK,[2] and made his first-team debut at the age of 15. He spent the following season in the youth team of Vasas[3] and joined Újpest FC in 2001. He spent the autumn of 2002 in Újpest's second league 'B' team, Újpest FC-Fót on loan, and joined again the first team of Újpest in 2003.[4]

Sint-Truiden[edit]

After his debut in the national team of Hungary, he joined Belgian team Sint-Truiden. In 2007, he returned from loan and joined Újpest FC for the third time.

Sion[edit]

On 17 July 2007 Vanczák signed a four-year contract with FC Sion.[5] Vanczák has been playing for FC Sion in the Swiss Super League since 2007.

International career[edit]

Vanczák in national team

On 3 March 2010 Vanczák scored his first international goal against Russia in a friendly match in Győr at the ETO Park. The match finished 1-1. On 6 September Vanczák scored the first goal in the Euro 2012 qualifier against Moldova at the Zimbru Stadium in Chişinău which secured the victory. Hungary won by 2-0.[6]

International appearances[edit]

National team Season Apps Goals
Hungary 2004 2 0
2005 10 0
2006 7 0
2007 9 0
2008 9 0
2009 7 0
2010 7 1
2011 9 1
2012 7 0
2013 9 2
2014 2 0
2015 1 0
Total 79 4

International goals[edit]

Score and Result lists Hungary's goals first
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 3 March 2010 ETO Park, Győr, Hungary  Russia 1–0 1–1 Friendly
2 6 September 2011 Zimbru Stadium, Chişinău, Moldova  Moldova 1–0 0–2 2012 UEFA Euro qualifying
3 22 March 2013 Ferenc Puskás Stadium, Budapest, Hungary  Romania 1–0 2–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
4 6 June 2013 ETO Park, Győr, Hungary  Kuwait 1–0 1–0 Friendly

Honours[edit]

Újpest FC
2003–04
FC Sion
2008–09, 2010–11

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