Hermann Felsner

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Hermann Felsner
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Felsner in 1920
Personal information
Full nameHermann Felsner
Date of birth(1889-04-01)1 April 1889
Place of birth Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 6 February 1977(1977-02-06) (aged 87)
Place of death Graz, Austria
Senior career*
Wiener Sportclub
Teams managed
1920–1931 Bologna
1930–1933 Fiorentina
1933–1936 Sampierdarenese
1936–1937 Genoa
1937–1938 Milan
1938–1942 Bologna
1947–1948 Bologna (technical director)
1948–1950 Livorno
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hermann Felsner (1 April 1889 – 6 February 1977) also known as Ermanno Fellsner, was an Austrian football player and manager from Vienna.


Club career

As a player, he competed with the Wiener Sportclub, [1] before moving to Italy to play for and manage many clubs.

Managerial career

Although he managed several clubs, Hermann is most remembered for his time at Bologna with whom he spent over a decade and led the club to four Italian League titles. In the club's entire history they have won seven scudetti, making Felsner their most successful manager.

He also won the Coppa Italia once, with Genoa in 1937.



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