Emerich (Imre) Vogl (born 12 August 1905 in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (now Romania) - died 29 October 1971 in Bucharest, Romania) was a Romanian football player and coach of Hungarian ethnicity who was a member of Romanian team which participated at the 1930 FIFA World Cup in Uruguay and 1934 FIFA World Cup in Italy.
|Full name||Emerich Vogl|
|Date of birth||12 August 1905|
|Place of birth||Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (now Romania)|
|Date of death||29 October 1971(aged 66)|
|Place of death||Bucharest, Romania|
|Playing position||Defender, Midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Emerich Vogl played as a youth for Chinezul Timişoara between 1921 and 1922. In 1922, at 17, Vogl made his debut for the senior team. He played for the first team of Chinezul until 1929, winning five times Liga I with his team. In 1929, together with his teammate Ladislau Raffinsky moved to Juventus Bucureşti . They won their unique title of champions with Juventus in their first season played in Bucharest. Vogl played for Juventus until his retirement from his playing career, in 1940.
Emmerich Vogl played for the Romania national football team between 1924 and 1934. His first match for the national team was a defeat against Czechoslovakia, in a friendly which took place in August 1924. In his third match for the national team, Vogl was named the team captain. Like Ladislau Raffinsky, his teammate at Juventus Bucureşti, he scored his first and only goal for Romania in the last match before the 1930 FIFA World Cup, against Greece. In 1930, he was called to the Romanian squad which participated at the first FIFA World Cup, in Uruguay. But the chairman of Astra Romana, a company where Vogl and his teammate Ladislau Raffinsky were office workers, interdicted the two players to leave their workplace. At the intervention of Octav Luchide, the two players eventually took the SS Conte Verde ship to Uruguay. In Uruguay, Vogl played in the both matches for Romania, against Peru and Uruguay. In 1934, he was picked up for the Romanian squad which participated at the 1934 FIFA World Cup. He played in the match against Czechoslovakia, the unique match played by Romania at this World Cup. This match was also the last match of Emerich Vogl at the national team.
|1||25 May 1930||ONEF Stadium, Bucharest, Romania||Greece||8-1||Win||Balkan Cup|
After his retirement from the playing career, Vogl was named, in 1942, the manager of Juventus Bucureşti. He was the manager of the team where he played for eleven years until 1949. He was also the manager of Romania national football team four times : between 1942 and 1945, for a short period in 1947, again in 1948, and the last time between 1950 and 1951. Between 1963 and 1967, he was a consultant for Rapid Bucureşti, and then, until his death, he was also a consultant at the national team, helping Romania to qualify in 1970 at a FIFA World Cup after 32 years.
- Chinezul Timişoara
- Juventus Bucureşti
References and notesEdit
- Evidence of Emerich Vogl's appearances for Romania national football team Archived 10 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine
- Romania's squad for 1930 FIFA World Cup
- An article about Romanian players from Timişoara that played at the World Cup. The story with Vogl and his chairman is included
- Evidence of the two matches played by Vogl at the 1930 FIFA World Cup