|Full name||Elemér Berkessy Cöji|
|Date of birth||20 June 1905|
|Place of birth||Nagyvárad, Austria-Hungary|
|Date of death||7 July 1993 88)(aged|
|Place of death||Barcelona, Spain|
|1936-1937||Le Havre AC|
|A.S. Biellese 1902|
|1954||Grimsby Town F.C.|
|1955-1957||K. Beerschot V.A.C.|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Elemér Berkessy (20 June 1905 – 7 July 1993), also referred to as Emilio Berkessy or Emil Berkessy, was a Hungarian footballer and coach. As a player Berkessy played for both Ferencvárosi TC and Hungary.
After his playing career, he became a coach, most notably in Italy with Vicenza Calcio, A.S. Biellese 1902, Rosignano Calcio and Spain with Real Zaragoza, RCD Espanyol and Sabadell. He also became the first foreign manager in the Football League in 1954 with Grimsby Town F.C..
External links and references
- "La storia degli stranieri della Biellese". Davide Rota. Retrieved 2008-04-06.
- "Storia del G.S. Rosignano Calcio". G.S.D. Rosignano Calcio. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
- "Emilio - Town's foreign coach". Grimsby Town Supporters. Retrieved 2008-04-06. (originally from Rob Briggs' Sing When We're Fishing, Issue 51)
- Barreaud, Marc (1998). Dictionnaire des footballeurs étrangers du championnat professionnel français (1932-1997). L'Harmattan, Paris. ISBN 2-7384-6608-7.
- La Liga player stats