Vilmos Zombori

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Vilmos Zombori
Personal information
Date of birth 11 January 1906
Place of birth Temesvár, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 17 January 1993 (aged 87)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1919–1925 Chinezul Timişoara
1925–1926 Sparta CFR Timişoara
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1926–1929 Chinezul Timişoara
1929–1938 Ripensia Timişoara 44 (5)
1938–1939 ILSA Timișoara
1945–1947 Politehnica Timişoara
National team
1926–1935 Romania 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Vilmos Zombori (11 January 1906 in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (now Romania) – 17 January 1993) was a Romanian footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He was also known as William Zombory.


At club level, he spent his career in Liga I with Chinezul Timişoara and Ripensia Timişoara.

With the Romania national football team, he was picked by joint coaches Josef Uridil and Costel Rădulescu to play in the 1934 World Cup in Italy. During this competition, the team were eliminated in the first round, after a 2-1 defeat to Czechoslovakia.


As of 5 September 2010, he holds the record for the most goals scored by a goalkeeper in the Romanian First League, with a total of 5.[1]


Chinezul Timişoara
Ripensia Timişoara

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