Sándor Kocsis
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Sándor Kocsis
Sándor Kocsis Péter was a Hungarian footballer who played for Ferencváros TC, Budapest Honvéd, Young Fellows Zürich, FC Barcelona and Hungary. 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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Kocsis, une tête qui vaut de l'or - FIFA.com
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Il n'en fallait pas moins à Sándor Kocsis pour s'arroger le droit de défier l'immense Ferenc Puskás. László Budai, qui faisait partie lui aussi des meilleurs passeurs de cette formidable équipe, se souvient : "Puskás avait le meilleur pied gauche et
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The Hungarian head king - Fifa.com
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Those stupefying statistics pay testament to why Sandor Kocsis could challenge even the immortal Puskas. Lazslo Budai, another supplier in that irresistible side, later recalled: “Puskas had the best left foot and Kocsis was the best header of a ball
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'Apoyo descarado' de los militares - El Universo
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No había forma de negarse a una oferta del Honved, que sumó a Ferenc Puskas, Zoltan Czibor, Sandor Kocsis, Nador Hidegkuti y otras estrellas de la década de los cincuenta. Con ayuda militar el equipo se convirtió en base de la selección de Hungría que
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Computer Station upsets Tillson Pizza - Tillsonburg News
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COCREO's Pete Rochus got two followed by singles from Paul Veldman and Sandor Kocsis. Century 21 got two from Neil Puente and a single by Jeff Menezes. Next Week is the long weekend - no games scheduled. On August 5, the Mini Cup Championships will be
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Ungarn nach der Niederlage im WM-Finale 1954 - sportal.de
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4:2 nach Verlängerung hieß es am Ende, Sandor Kocsis besiegelte das Schicksal der Südamerikaner mit zwei Toren in der Verlängerung. Ferenc Puskas fehlte sowohl im Viertel- und Halbfinale und trotzdem hatten die Ungarn am Ende das Endspiel mit einer
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50 Greatest Teams in Sports History That Never Won It All - Bleacher Report
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Their trio of Nandor Hidegkuti, Sandor Kocsis and Perenc Puskas was unmatched. Hungary put on a show the first two matches scoring an incredible 17 goals. Some choose to believe the game was fixed by the officials, more ferociously after a questionable
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Guttmann's aces end Spanish supremacy - IEWY News
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... hitherto exclusive kings, before navigating their way to the Swiss plateau; they had won La Liga the previous two seasons; and they boasted a devastating attacking quintet of Luis Suarez, Zoltan Czibor, Ladislao Kubala, Evaristo and Sandor Kocsis
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El Benfica que puso fin al reinado español - FIFA
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También había sido campeón de la liga española en los dos años anteriores, y poseía un mortífero quinteto ofensivo, compuesto por Luis Suárez, Zoltán Czibor, Ladislao Kubala, Evaristo y Sándor Kocsis. El Benfica, por su parte, había dicho adiós en la
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Figurones históricos del Barça y del Man-U. - Diario Deportivo Record
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También marcó huella el delantero húngaro Sándor Kocsis, así como su compatriota el extremo izquierdo Zoltán Czibor , quienes fueron clave para que llegaran a la Final ante el Benfica de Portugal. En los 80, el alemán Bernd Schuster llegó para mostrar
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NIGHTS TO REMEMBER, Enam Laga Final Barcelona - Bola.net
Google News - almost 6 years
Sayang Barca harus menelan kekalahan, padahal mereka mampu unggul terlebih dahulu melalui gol Sandor Kocsis, namun setelah gol tersebut Barca harus kebobolan dua gol dalam dua menit melalui J.Aguas dan gol bunuh diri Antonio Ramallets
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Noches para el recuerdo y para el olvido - Uefa.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Sándor Kocsis adelantó al equipo de Enrique Orizaola en el minuto 20 pero dos goles casi consecutivos al borde de la media hora de juego, uno de ellos de Antonio Ramellets en propia puerta, y otro más en el 55' dejaron el marcador con un 3-1 en contra
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Tres húngaros y unos palos - El Periódico de Catalunya
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Tres húngaros de oro: Laszly Kubala, Sandor Kocsis y Zoltan Czibor alrededor de una botella. Se llenaban los vasos. Comenzaban a reír y solo tenían un tema de conversación y un resentimiento eterno: «¿Por qué tuvimos que perder la final de Berna?
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Top 10 : Finale 100% nationales - SoFoot
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Il était donc logique que deux ans plus tard que le Barça de Sandor Kocsis (l'avant-centre incandescent de la Hongrie 54 en préretraite) assomme à son tour…Saragosse. Ces gens sont foutrement prévisibles. Les clubs anglais n'avaient pas attendu le
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    FORTIES
  • 1979
    Age 49
    On 22 July 1979, aged 49, he fell to his death from the fourth floor of a hospital in Barcelona.
    More Details Hide Details It has been alleged that he committed suicide, though it may have been only an accident. Source: http://www.level-k.com/player/S_Kocsis.htm Sources:
  • 1972
    Age 42
    He also worked as a coach with FC Barcelona and managed Hércules CF between 1972 and 1974.
    More Details Hide Details However his coaching career was cut short when he was diagnosed with leukemia and then stomach cancer.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1961
    Age 31
    In 1961 he also played as a guest for Valencia CF and helped them win their own summer trophy, the Trofeo Naranja.
    More Details Hide Details He scored in both games as Valencia beat Botafogo and FC Barcelona. Kocsis also scored in the 1963 Copa del Generalísimo final held at the Camp Nou. FC Barcelona beat Real Zaragoza 3–1. Kocsis retired as a player in 1966 and opened a restaurant in Barcelona called Tete D’ Or.
    He also scored a hat trick against Real Sociedad in a La Liga game in 1961 and scored all three goals in the 1962 Fairs Cup final that they lost to Valencia CF 7–3 on aggregate.
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  • 1960
    Age 30
    In the 1960 European Cup he scored four of the goals in a 5–2 quarter-final win over Wolves.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1959
    Age 29
    He scored twice in the 1959 Copa del Generalísimo final as FC Barcelona defeated Granada CF 4–1.
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    Kocsis spent one season with Young Fellows Zürich before another Hungarian refugee, László Kubala, persuaded him and Zoltán Czibor to join him at FC Barcelona. He subsequently scored on his La Liga debut in a 4–1 win over Real Betis and as part of a team that also included Ramallets, Evaristo and Luis Suárez, Kocsis won a Copa del Generalísimo/La Liga double in 1959 and a La Liga/Fairs Cup double in 1960.
    More Details Hide Details FC Barcelona also reached the final of the European Cup in 1961 and this saw Czibor and Kocsis return to the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, where in 1954, while playing for Hungary, they had lost the World Cup Final. Despite both of them scoring, they finished on the losing side once again. They also lost by the same 3–2 score again, this time to S.L. Benfica.
  • 1955
    Age 25
    He completed his seventh and last hat trick for Hungary on 5 November 1955 in a game against the same opponents, Sweden, that he had scored his first.
    More Details Hide Details In 1956 Honvéd entered the European Cup and in the first round they were drawn against Athletic Bilbao. Honvéd lost the away leg 2–3, but before the home leg could be played, the Hungarian Revolution had erupted back in Budapest. The players decided against going back to Hungary and arranged for the return with Athletic to be played at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels. Despite drawing 3–3 they went out on 6–5 on aggregate. Elimination left Honvéd in limbo. The players summoned their families from Budapest and, despite opposition from FIFA and the Hungarian football authorities, they organised a fundraising tour of Italy, Portugal, Spain and Brazil. After returning to Europe, the players parted ways. Some, including Bozsik, returned to Hungary while others, including Czibor, Kocsis and Puskás, found new clubs in Western Europe.
  • 1954
    Age 24
    On 24 October 1954 he scored his sixth international hat trick and second against Czechoslovakia.
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    He finished the 1954 World Cup as top goalscorer, scoring 11 goals including two hat tricks.
    More Details Hide Details In the opening game he scored his first hat trick of the tournament against South Korea as Hungary cruised to a 9–0 win. In the next game against Germany, he went one further and scored four of the goals in an 8–3 win against the understrength team of coach Sepp Herberger. In the quarter-finals Hungary played Brazil in a game referred to as the Battle of Berne: Kocsis scored twice in an encounter which saw Hungary win 4–2. Hungary then reached the final after they defeated reigning World champions Uruguay in the semi-finals. The game was 2–2 in extra time until Kocsis scored twice to seal another 4–2 win. In the final they met Germany once again. However, for the first time in the competition Kocsis failed to score and the Germans won 3–2.
  • 1953
    Age 23
    In 1953 Hungary also won the Central European International Cup.
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    In 1953 Hungary defeated England 6–3 at Wembley Stadium and then in 1954 by 7–1 in Budapest.
    More Details Hide Details During the latter game Kocsis added a further two goals.
  • 1952
    Age 22
    On 19 October 1952 he scored his third international hat trick in a game against Czechoslovakia.
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    Kocsis also scored six goals at the Olympics in Helsinki as Hungary became Olympic Champions in 1952.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1949
    Age 19
    Kocsis scored his first international hat trick in a game against Sweden on 20 November 1949, and he scored a further one on 22 June 1952 against Finland.
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  • 1948
    Age 18
    Kocsis made his debut for the senior Hungary team in 1948.
    More Details Hide Details Together with Ferenc Puskás, Zoltán Czibor, József Bozsik and Nándor Hidegkuti, he formed the offensive nucleus of the Golden Team that went unbeaten for 32 consecutive games. The Hungarian national team suffered no defeats in Class-A international matches between 4 June 1950 and 4 July 1954, in the 1954 FIFA World Cup Final.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1929
    Born
    Born on September 21, 1929.
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