Béla Illés

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Béla Illés
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Personal information
Date of birth (1968-04-27) 27 April 1968 (age 51)
Place of birth Sárvár, Hungary
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Szombathelyi Haladás (Chairman)
Youth career
Sárvári Kinizsi
Senior career*
1986–1992 Haladás VSE 119 (25)
1992–1995 Kispest Honvéd FC 81 (31)
1995–2006 MTK Hungária FC 318 (155)
2004Haladás VSE (loan) 14 (1)
National team
1991–2001 Hungary 64 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 1 June 2007
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 June 2007

Béla Illés (Hungarian:  [ˈbeːlɒ ˈilleːʃ] ; born 27 April 1968 in Sárvár, Hungary) is a retired Hungarian football player who has spent most of his career playing for MTK Hungária FC. He is considered to be the greatest Hungarian footballer of the 1990s. [1]

Sárvár Town in Vas, Hungary

Sárvár is a town in Hungary in Vas.

Hungary Country in Central Europe

Hungary is a country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) in the Carpathian Basin, it borders Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west. With about 10 million inhabitants, Hungary is a medium-sized member state of the European Union. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken Uralic language in the world, and among the few non-Indo-European languages to be widely spoken in Europe. Hungary's capital and largest city is Budapest; other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.


He was only 19 when Haladás VSE made a move for him during the 1986–1987 season and he made his debut to the NB1 against Tatabánya on 19 October 1986.

Szombathelyi Haladás Hungarian association football club

Szombathelyi Haladás, is a Hungarian football club based in Szombathely. Haladás is the Hungarian word for progress. The club, which was founded in 1919, plays its home games at Rohonci úti Stadion which has a capacity of 9,500. The club colours are green and white.

FC Tatabánya Hungarian association football club

FC Tatabánya is a Hungarian football club based in Tatabánya. They play their home games at Stadion Gyula Grosics.

He is currently the chairman and part-owner of Szombathelyi Haladás VSE.



Budapest Honvéd

MTK Hungária FC

Personal Honours

International goals

International Goals
123 March 1994 Linz Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1–1DrawFriendly
21 June 1994 Eindhoven Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1–7LossFriendly
329 March 1995 Budapest Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 2–2Draw UEFA Euro 1996 Qual.
411 November 1995 Budapest Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland 1–0Win UEFA Euro 1996 Qual.
510 September 1997 Budapest Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 3–1Win FIFA World Cup 1998 Qual.
629 October 1997 Budapest Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Yugoslavia 1–7Loss FIFA World Cup 1998 Qual.
725 March 1998 Vienna Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 3–2WinFriendly
825 March 1998 Vienna Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 3–2WinFriendly
920 April 1998 Teheran Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 2–0WinLG Cup
1010 October 1998 Baku Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 4–0Win UEFA Euro 2000 Qual.
1110 March 1999 Budapest Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1–1DrawFriendly
1227 March 1999 Budapest Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein 5–0Win UEFA Euro 2000 Qual.
133 June 2000 Budapest Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 2–1WinFriendly
1416 August 2000 Budapest Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1–1DrawFriendly
1511 October 2000 Kaunas Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 6–1Win FIFA World Cup 2002 Qual.


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  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 January 2009. Retrieved 12 August 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)