|Date of birth||18 July 1950|
|Place of birth||Pomáz, Hungary|
|1970–1981||Budapest Honvéd FC||247||(30)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Sándor Pintér (born 18 July 1950) is a Hungarian football midfielder who played for Hungary in the 1978 FIFA World Cup.He also played for Budapest Honvéd FC.
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Sándor Péter Kocsis was a Hungarian footballer who played for Ferencváros TC, Budapest Honvéd, Young Fellows Zürich, FC Barcelona and Hungary as a striker. During the 1950s, along with Ferenc Puskás, Zoltán Czibor, József Bozsik and Nándor Hidegkuti, he was a member of the Mighty Magyars. After the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, he moved to Spain where he became a member of the FC Barcelona team of the late 1950s.
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Listed below are the dates and results for the qualification to the 1978 FIFA World Cup rounds for the European zone (UEFA) in association football. For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1978 FIFA World Cup qualification.
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Sándor Gujdár is a former Hungarian football goalkeeper. He played for Szegedi EOL, Honvéd, Aris Thesaloniki, and the Hungary national football team - where he earned 25 caps - including two appearances at the 1978 FIFA World Cup Finals in Argentina. He became Hungarian champions with Honvéd in 1980. One year after he moved to Greece to play for Aris Thessaloniki, his professional career was cut short by a serious head injury. He resumed playing in 1986, and spent three years in Austria with lower-class Ostbahn XI. He later worked as a coach.
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Attila Pintér is a Hungarian football manager and former player, who was formerly the head coach of the national team of Hungary. He was appointed as the head coach of the national side on 19 December 2013 two months after Sándor Egervári's resignation following an 8–1 defeat against the Netherlands in the FIFA 2014 qualification.
The following article concerns the performance of Hungary at the 1978 FIFA World Cup.
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