István Tóth (footballer)

István Tóth
Personal information
Full name István Tóth-Potya
Date of birth (1891-07-28)28 July 1891
Place of birth Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 6 February 1945(1945-02-06) (aged 53)
Place of death Budapest, Hungary
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Ferencvárosi TC
National team
1909-1928 Hungary 19 (8)
Teams managed
1926-1930 Ferencvárosi TC
1930-1931 US Triestina
1931-1932 Internazionale
1932-1934 Újpest FC
1934-1936 US Triestina
1938-1939 US Triestina
1943 Ferencvárosi TC[1]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

István Tóth-Potya (28 July 1891 in Budapest – 6 February 1945 in Budapest) was a Hungarian amateur football (soccer) player.

He was a member of the Hungarian Olympic squad at the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was an unused reserve player for the duration of the games and did not play a match in the 1912 football tournament.

For the Hungarian national team he played 19 games and scored 8 goals.

He became a member of the Hungarian anti-fascist resistance following Hungary's invasion by Germany, helping several hundred people escape from Nazi custody and death. He was arrested by the Gestapo in late 1944 and executed in February 1945 by Hitler's Hungarian allies, Szálasi's Arrow Cross henchmen


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