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Giuseppe Galluzzi (10 November 1903 – 6 December 1973) was an Italian footballer and manager from Florence.[1] He was a prominent figure in the Florentine football scene, appearing for CS Firenze and then ACF Fiorentina after the merger took place. Galluzzi also turned out for top level teams such as Juventus before retiring.[citation needed]

Giuseppe Galluzzi
Foot-Ball Club Juventus 1928-29.jpg
Galluzzi (standing, fifth from left) during the 1928–1929 season
Personal information
Date of birth 10 November 1903 (1903-11-10)
Place of birth Florence, Italy
Date of death 6 December 1973 (1973-12-07) (aged 70)
Place of death Florence, Italy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1925–1931 Legnano
1931–1936 Fiorentina 137 (4)
1936–1939 Genoa 79 (1)
1939–1942 Fiorentina 47 (1)
Teams managed
1939–1945 Fiorentina
1946–1947 Sampdoria
1950 Sampdoria
1951–1952 Bologna
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He also went into football management, firstly as a player-manager at Fiorentina. Later, he became the first manager of Sampdoria in 1946 after the club was founded by a merger.

He died in Florence on 6 December 1973.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Enciclopedia Del Calcio
  2. ^ "Giuseppe Galluzzi". myjuvet.it.

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