Elemér Berkessy, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Elemér Berkessy

Hungarian association footballer and coach

Date of Birth: 20-Jun-1905

Place of Birth: Oradea, Bihor County

Date of Death: 07-Jul-1993

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Nationality: Hungary

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Elemér Berkessy

  • Elemér Berkessy (20 June 1905 – 7 July 1993), also referred to as Emilio Berkessy or Emil Berkessy, was a Hungarian footballer and coach.
  • As a player Berkessy played for both Ferencvárosi TC and Hungary. He then moved to Western Europe, first in the newly founded Division 1 with RC Paris, before moving to FC Barcelona, and coming back to end his player career in France with Le Havre AC of Division 2. After his playing career, he became a coach, most notably in Italy with Vicenza Calcio, A.S.
  • Biellese 1902, Rosignano Calcio and Spain with Real Zaragoza, RCD Espanyol and Sabadell.
  • He also became the first foreign manager in the Football League in 1954 with Grimsby Town F.C.

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