Tibor Kemény

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Tibor Kemény
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Tibor Kemény
Personal information
Date of birth(1913-03-05)5 March 1913
Place of birth Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Date of death(1992-09-25)25 September 1992
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Ferencvarosi TC
National team
1933–1937 Hungary 9 (0)
Teams managed
1949–1950 Újpest FC
1955 MTK Budapest
1956 Dorogi FC
1957–1958 Olympiacos
1966–1967 GKS Katowice
1967–1968 Zagłębie Sosnowiec
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tibor Kemeny (5 March 1913 [1] – 25 September 1992) also referred to as Kemeny Tibor, was a Hungarian football player and coach, who played as a forward for Ferencvarosi TC [2] and the Hungarian national team (9 caps). [3] He was part of the team in the 1934 World Cup. [4] He played one match in World Cup, against Austria in the quarter finals (Hungary lost 2-1). [5] With Ferencvaros, he faced Juventus twice in 1938. [6]


As a coach, he managed Ujpest FC in the 1949–50 season, and Olympiacos in 1957–58. With Olympiacos, he celebrated a League title and a Cup, succeeding the double in his only season in the team. He worked the 4-2-4, and with him as coach, Olympiacos played great football, that Marton Bukovi continued when he came to Piraeus.

Kemeny also managed MTK Hungaria in 1955, leading the team to win the Mitropa Cup this season and Zagłębie Sosnowiec. [7]

Titles as a player

Ferencvarosi TC

Titles as a coach

MTK Hungaria

Olympiacos F.C.

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  1. http://wiki.phantis.com/index.php/Tibor_Kemeny
  2. http://www.weltfussball.de/spieler_profil/tibor-kemeny/
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 September 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. https://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/statisticsandrecords/players/player=52028/index.html
  5. http://soccernet.espn.go.com/match?id=197549&cc=5739
  6. http://www.myjuve.it/statistics-opponent_players-juventus/tibor-kemeny-matches-played-overall-12325-Tot.aspx
  7. http://fr.scribd.com/doc/137025271/20-By%C5%82o-wielu-trenerow