Károly Fogl, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Károly Fogl

football player

Date of Birth: 19-Jan-1895

Place of Birth: Újpest, Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun County, Hungary

Date of Death: 12-Jan-1969

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Nationality: Hungary

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Károly Fogl

  • Károly Fogl, also known as Károly Fogoly, "Károly Újpesti" and "Fogl II" (19 January 1895 – 12 January 1969) was a Hungarian footballer who played for Újpest FC, as well as representing the Hungarian national football team at the 1924 Summer Olympics. Fogl was born in Újpest, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Between 1918 and 1929 he played 50 games and scored 2 goals for the Hungarian national team as a right defender.
  • Together with his younger brother, József Fogl III, the two Fogls formed the legendary "Fogl-gate" (Fogl-gát in Hungarian), an extremely powerful and tough defending formation for more than a decade.
  • Fogl II won the 1929-30 season with Újpest and served as a captain of the club for a decade. After his player career, he went on to coach Sportklub Sofia and the Bulgarian national football team.
  • Later he managed Juventus Bucuresti and in 1937 he led Gyori ETO to the Hungarian top division NB I for the first time in the club's history.
  • He joined Warta Poznan as a manager in 1938, leading the club to their second national championship title in 1947.
  • He died on 12 January 1969 in Budapest.

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