Paul Halla

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Paul Halla
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Full namePaul Halla
Date of birth(1931-04-10)10 April 1931
Place of birth Graz, Austria
Date of death 6 December 2005(2005-12-06) (aged 74)
Place of death Vienna, Austria
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1950–1951 Sturm Graz
1951–1953 Grazer AK 47 (24)
1953–1965 Rapid Wien 289 (39)
1965–1967 Helfort
National team
1952–1965 Austria 34 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Austria national football team in 1958 with the following players - from left to right, standing; Walter Horak, Ernst Happel, Karl Koller, Alfred Korner, Paul Halla, Walter Schleger; crouched: Helmut Senekowitsch, Gerhard Hanappi, Rudolf Szanwald, Franz Swoboda and Johann Buzek. Osterrike 1958.jpg
Austria national football team in 1958 with the following players – from left to right, standing; Walter Horak, Ernst Happel, Karl Koller, Alfred Körner, Paul Halla, Walter Schleger; crouched: Helmut Senekowitsch, Gerhard Hanappi, Rudolf Szanwald, Franz Swoboda and Johann Buzek.

Paul Halla (10 April 1931 – 6 December 2005) was an Austrian footballer.

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Club career

He played for SK Sturm Graz, Grazer AK and SK Rapid Wien (1953–1965). He skippered Rapid in his final season there.

International career

He earned 34 caps and scored 2 goals for the Austria national football team from 1954 to 1965, and participated in the 1954 FIFA World Cup and the 1958 FIFA World Cup.

Death

He died in a Vienna hospital in December 2005 after stomach surgery. [1] [2]

Honours

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References

  1. Paul Halla verstorben- Nachrichten [ dead link ]
  2. "oefb.at". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2014-12-14.